artificial intelligence

Investor Jocelyn Goldfein to join us on AI panel at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a foundational technology for enterprise software development and startups have begun addressing a variety of issues around using AI to make software and
The best A.I.-based photo apps for iOS and Android

The best A.I.-based photo apps for iOS and Android

Artificial Intelligence apps put a novel spin on social network-style photo filters. Instead of just overlaying an effect, these photo filters use machine learning and neural networks to transform an

This is one way Toyota plans to shuttle people around during the 2020 Olympics

When thousands of people converge on Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the city’s infrastructure will be tested. Toyota is getting into the mix to handle some of the ways people will
How Royal Caribbean is using computer vision to track buffet crowds on its ships

How Royal Caribbean is using computer vision to track buffet crowds on its ships

Royal Caribbean is using computer vision and other machine learning techniques to track buffet crowds on its ships. Here's how.
Who was at Transform 2019? Check the photo gallery

Who was at Transform 2019? Check the photo gallery

Transform 2019 was VentureBeat's largest and most expansive event to date. Check out the photo gallery to catch the action and special moments.

From Russia With Old Age: What Are the Security Concerns About FaceApp?

Yes, American security is the price you pay for making your selfies look old.

VMware acquires ML acceleration startup Bitfusion

VMware today announced that it has acquired Bitfusion, a former participant in our Startup Battlefield competition. Bitfusion was one of the earliest companies to help businesses accelerate their
AI fails to recognize these nature images 98% of the time

AI fails to recognize these nature images 98% of the time

You can’t fool all the people all the time, but a new dataset of untouched nature photos seems to confuse state-of-the-art computer vision models all but two-percent of the time. AI just isn’t very
Elon Musk now wants to hook your brain up to AI with Neuralink

Elon Musk now wants to hook your brain up to AI with Neuralink

Cyborgs are supposed to be something that exists in another realm—as in, science fiction. Then you have Elon Musk and his brainchild Neuralink.
Why do 87% of data science projects never make it into production?

Why do 87% of data science projects never make it into production?

Why are so many companies failing to get AI strategies off the ground? AI experts from Gap, Inc. and IBM talk on stage at Transform 2019.
We should stop sending humans into space to do a robot’s job

We should stop sending humans into space to do a robot’s job

The 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is the perfect time to reflect on just how ridiculous it is that we catapult human beings into space.

After Baidu tie-up, BMW taps Tencent for autonomous driving in China

China is BMW’s largest market, and the German automaker knows in order to capture the country’s demanding consumers, its future models must support robust autonomous driving capability. But to build
Break the Mold with Real-World Logistics AI and IoT

Break the Mold with Real-World Logistics AI and IoT

We have been talking a lot, lately, about the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). So much so that it’s now difficult to differentiate the real from the not-so-real or purely
DeepMind’s AI learns to generate realistic videos by watching YouTube clips

DeepMind’s AI learns to generate realistic videos by watching YouTube clips

In a new paper, researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind say they managed to create an AI model that can generate complex videos from whole cloth.
Powering the brains of tomorrow’s intelligent machines

Powering the brains of tomorrow’s intelligent machines

Sense and compute are the electronic eyes and ears that will be the ultimate power behind automating menial work and encouraging humans to cultivate their creativity.
This bot could ruin online poker

This bot could ruin online poker

AI developed by researchers at Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University is beating human pros in Texas Hold 'Em.
Google’s SMILY is reverse image search for cancer diagnosis

Google’s SMILY is reverse image search for cancer diagnosis

Spotting and diagnosing cancer is a complex and difficult process even for the dedicated medical professionals who do it for a living. A new tool from Google researchers could improve the process by
Four Reasons Most Service Robots Fail

Four Reasons Most Service Robots Fail

So far service robots have seldom succeeded in business and our homes. There is still a mismatch between what robots can do and what we need and expect them to do. The post Four Reasons Most Service
A.I. cameras could help stomp out wildfires before they become disastrous

A.I. cameras could help stomp out wildfires before they become disastrous

This summer marks one year since California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire season ever. Could cutting-edge technology help avoid future incidents? One startup thinks so.
Google expected to achieve quantum supremacy in 2019: Here’s what that means

Google expected to achieve quantum supremacy in 2019: Here’s what that means

Google‘s reportedly on the verge of demonstrating a quantum computer capable of feats no ordinary classical computer could perform. The term for this is quantum supremacy, and experts believe the