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Facebook’s New AI: Navigation Without Maps, En Route to Autonomous Delivery...

Trying to find the nearest Starbucks in a city without Google Maps might not cause a person to go caffeine free in...

AI-Powered Robot Friends Aim to Help Users Cope with Loneliness, Mental...

Sam sends a message to his friend every morning asking how she feels that day, followed by a smiley emoji. He reminds...

Clearview AI Sets Off Alarms By Scraping Facebook, Venmo Photos for...

A startup is making a profit off the photos you post on Facebook by using them for a facial recognition app.

EU May Ban Facial-Recognition Software for Five Years Amid AI Privacy...

The European Union is considering banning facial-recognition software in public areas for up to five years so privacy issues surrounding artificial intelligence...

Investors Poured Record $18.5B Into AI Firms as Tech Transforms Society

Artificial intelligence’s potential to revolutionize our lives is attracting record amounts of cash.Last year, 1,356 AI-related startups in the U.S. raised a...

Baidu Beats Google and Microsoft in Language Test, Grabbing Lead Spot...

Chinese internet giant Baidu is now the world’s leader in a critical AI segment for understanding human language, dethroning Microsoft and Google.

Unicorn Automation Anywhere, Maker of Robotics Software, Gets Salesforce-Led Funding

Automation Anywhere, a maker of robotics software, secured its second massive investment in a year, the latest evidence of investors’ appetite for...

Deutsche Bank, Losing Billions, Turns to Bots, AI, While Cutting Jobs

Deutsche Bank is turning to robots and artificial intelligence as it fires thousands of workers in an overhaul focused on ending a...

Growing Number of AI Robots Take On Waste Processing and Recycling

AMP Robotics has developed Artificial Intelligence-powered robots that can identify, sort and process waste. The company is the latest in a growing...

China Sees Surge of Edtech Investments With Focus on Artificial Intelligence

China’s push to become a world tech power, which has paid off with advances in telecommunications, batteries and robots, is yielding further...

Google’s Porat Sees AI as Weapon in Breast Cancer War, as...

Google says it wants to be more than just a search engine for breast-cancer patients -- a point  CFO Ruth Porat makes...

Shape Security: How This Unicorn Is Leveraging AI to Tackle Cybersecurity...

Key Takeaway:  Shape Security, which became a unicorn last month after raising...

Alphabet, Amazon and Apple Push Hard into Healthcare, Leveraging Digital and...

Key Takeaway: The world’s biggest tech firms, including Alphabet, Amazon and Apple,...

Caption Health Aims to Make Heart Ultrasounds More Accurate and Accessible

Good ultrasound images of the heart can be especially elusive; the heart is a perpetually moving target, tucked behind the thick walls...

AI Matches Doctors in Correctly Diagnosing Disease, Raising Hopes for Improved...

Artificial intelligence examining medical images can correctly identify diseases with greater speed and accuracy than doctors, raising the possibility that automated diagnosis...

Nike May Risk Customer Alienation with Data-Focused Acquisition

With Nike’s recent acquisition of Celect, an AI-driven predictive analytics company, the retail giant has the potential to transform its business from...

China’s Facial ID Leader Megvii Files for IPO Amid Hong Kong...

A big player in China’s plan to dominate artificial intelligence filed to go public in Hong Kong against the backdrop of violent...

Europe Allots $3 Billion to Standardize Health Data for Artificial Intelligence

Europe is looking to revolutionize healthcare with a massive project that would  make millions of patient records available to artificial intelligence algorithms.

Autistic Workers Sought by Tech Giants to Meet Surging A.I. Job...

Microsoft, SAP, and Dell are among tech giants hiring workers with autism, as demand for those jobs is forecast to surge over...

Google DeepMind Crunching Data, Deploying A.I. to Predict Killer Organ Failure

Lives may be saved if hospitals better predicted sudden downturns in a patient’s health, and were able to see looming organ damage....

Pretzel Labs’ Alexa Apps Aim to Cut Screen Time, Build Family...

Amazon’s Alexa has its detractors, who see the voice assistant as an eavesdropping annoyance raising privacy concerns. To the mind of entrepreneur...

TikTok Said to Eye Jukedeck as A.I.-Made Music Becomes a Real...

Social media giant TikTok’s reported purchase of Jukedeck last week points to rising demand in the video production and entertainment industries for...

S. Korea’s Riiid Snags $18 Million: Asian Edutech’s AI Boom

South Korean edutech startup Riiid said it has secured $18 million in Series C funding, tapping into Asian countries’ demand for robotic tutors that...

Unshackled Ventures Aims to Solve the Unique Challenges of the Immigrant...

From founding groundbreaking companies to fueling the workforce and reinvigorating neighborhoods, immigrants have shaped the U.S. economy since it began. While coming...

Taiwan’s Gogoro’s Headwinds May Rise Even with New Scooter Platform

Taiwan’s Gogoro unveiled its electric scooter rideshare app, as it seeks to keep its position as the country’s leader amid intensifying competition...

How Skilancer Solar Is Fusing AI and Robotics For Next-Gen Cleantech

Clean energy pundits vouch that solar power will eventually leave its dirtier counterpart -- coal -- in the dust. 

Unlikely Impact Investor: Mark Cuban Backs War Zone Warning System

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, who recently softened his diehard free market views of capitalism to make room for social consciousness, is investing...

YouTube Removes Kardashian Deepfake For Copyright Violations, Not Fake News

As A.I. enables the creation of more fake content, social media platforms risk a loss of credibility with their users who will...

From Automating Arabic News to U.S. Financial Industry: How Narrativa Is...

Sound Businesses: Profiles of companies and business models we are keeping an eye on. David Llorente wasn’t happy. Day...

AI-Based Freight Forwarder ZenCargo Raises $20 Million

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. Zencargo, a freight forwarding firm that uses machine learning to improve...
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