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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 12 days ago
This Researcher Says AI Is Neither Artificial nor Intelligent
Kate Crawford, who holds positions at USC and Microsoft, says in a new book that even experts working on the technology misunderstand AI.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - about 1 month ago
The US Is Finally Trying to Unlock the Power of Wave Energy
After decades of false starts, the federal approval of a new testing site off the coast of Oregon could give the technology a much-needed jolt.
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 28 days ago
Taiwan-based MLOps startup InfuseAI raises $4.3M Series A led by Wistron Corporation
AI models not only take time to build and train, but also to deploy in an organization’s workflow. That’s where MLOps (machine learning operations) companies come in, helping clients scale their AI technology. InfuseAI, a MLOps startup based in Taiwan, announ…
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 2 days ago
Shift Technology raises $220M at a $1B+ valuation to fight insurance fraud with AI
While insurance providers continue to get disrupted by startups like Lemonade, Alan, Clearcover, Pie and many others applying tech to rethink how to build a business around helping people and companies mitigate against risks with some financial security, one …
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - about 18 hours ago
Covid: Putin says Sputnik vaccines 'reliable as Kalashnikovs'
The Russian president compares vaccine technology to the enduringly popular 1940s assault rifle.
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - about 18 hours ago
AI is ready to take on a massive healthcare challenge
Shortening the diagnostic journey and reducing the associated costs was, until recently, a moonshot challenge, but is now within reach. Technology and AI advances are combining to make genetic testing accessible.
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 3 days ago
Sprout.ai raises $11m Series A led by Octopus Ventures to apply AI to insurance claims
It was way back in 2018 that Omni:us appeared to disrupt the insurance market by applying AI to this most legacy of all industries. It has now gone on to raise $44.1 million. In a similar vein, Shift Technology in France has raised $100 million. Now a UK star…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - about 18 hours ago
Apple is giving a laser company that builds some of its AR tech $410 million
Apple is awarding optical technology company II-VI with $410 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund. The company produces lasers for FaceID, but also builds the LIDAR sensors that could be used for AR applications.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 4 days ago
India grants approval for 5G trials, avoids Chinese firms
Indian telecom ministry on Tuesday said it has granted several telecom service providers permission to conduct a six-month trial for the use and application of 5G technology in the country. New Delhi has granted approval to over a dozen firm spanning multiple…
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 24 days ago
Save 93% on the most innovative technology in the music industry
TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to the EasySplitter Pro Vocal Remover is on sale for £29.12 as of April 14, saving you 93% on list price. Whether you’re looking to remix a song and need to separate the vocals from the instrumental track or you want to make a …
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 28 days ago
Side raises $150M at $1B valuation to help real estate agents go it alone
Side, a real estate technology company that works to turn agents and independent brokerages into boutique brands and businesses, announced Monday that it has raised $150 million in Series D funding. Coatue Management led the round, which brings San Francisco-…
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - 10 days ago
Look out Amazon Go — A Lisbon startup plans to offer autonomous stores to other retailers
Look out Amazon Go. A Lisbon startup plans to offer the same autonomous store technology to other retailers. Lisbon-based Sensei, a computer vision startup that allows convenience stores to offer check-out-free purchasing has secured a seed round of $6.5 mill…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 4 days ago
Ford, BMW lead Solid Power’s $130M Series B round
Solid state battery systems have long been considered the next breakthrough in battery technology, with multiple startups vying to be the first to commercialization. Automakers have been some of the top investors in the technology, each of them seeking the ed…
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 7 days ago
Rapchat tunes into $2.3M as its music-making app hits 7M users
YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook’s Instagram have upended the film and TV industries, with a new wave of cinematographers, directors and actors leveraging innovations in technology to create new work and connect directly with billions of consum…
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 13 days ago
Improving Diversity in the Technology Bubble
The future of innovation values diversity. For tactical strategies, look to global entrepreneurs.
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 15 days ago
A CODA story: Why accessible technology matters
I’ve been a Googler for over four years, but many of my coworkers only recently learned that I’m a CODA or “child of a deaf adult.” And in my case, I’m the child of two because both of my parents were born deaf.  Growing up in the ‘90s, communicating with my…
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 10 days ago
Solar roof-tile and energy startup SunRoof closes €4.5M led by Inovo Venture Partners
SunRoof is a European startup that has come up with a clever idea. It has its own roof-tile technology which generates solar power. It then links up those houses create a sort of virtual power plant, allowing homeowners to sell surplus energy back to the grid…
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 10 days ago
Greece’s Viva Wallet raises $80M for its neo-bank targeting small business merchants
Challenger banks continue to make significant waves in the world of finance, with smaller outfits luring customers away from incumbents by providing an easier way for them to not only engage with basic banking services, but to tap into a wave of technology th…
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - about 1 month ago
ABB and AWS team up to create an EV fleet management platform
Swiss automation and technology company ABB has announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to create a cloud-based EV fleet management platform that it hopes will hasten the electrification of fleets. The platform, which the company says will help…
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 9 days ago
Head, tail, knees and trees (knees and trees)
Some fun ones this week, so let’s get all of those pesky business transactions out of the way first, shall we? I mean, not that tens of millions of dollars changing hands for future robotics technology is boring, he said, tugging at his collar for comedic eff…
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 15 days ago
Deepfake tech takes on satellite maps
While the concept of “deepfakes,” or AI-generated synthetic imagery, has been decried primarily in connection with involuntary depictions of people, the technology is dangerous (and interesting) in other ways as well. For instance, researchers have shown that…
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 27 days ago
Hyundai IONIQ 5 will be Motional and Lyft’s first robotaxi
Motional will integrate its driverless technology into Hyundai’s new all-electric SUV to create the company’s first robotaxi. At the start of 2023, customers in certain markets will be able to book the fully electric, fully autonomous taxi through the Lyft ap…
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 15 days ago
OneSoil raises $5 million for its farm monitoring tech
OneSoil, a company selling technology to help farmers monitor fields and increase yields, has raised $5 million from international investors Almaz Capital and PortfoLion. The company’s tech integrates satellite imagery with mobile and desktop applications for…
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 13 days ago
Technology Could Turn You Into a Tiffany
Augmented reality, 3-D printing and other advances are changing the jewelry business. Soon, they might help you become your own designer.
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 15 days ago
At Basis Set Ventures merging venture capital and software development yields a $165 million new ...
When Xuezhao Lan first formed Basis Set Ventures, the goal was to leverage technology to give venture capital investing super powers. From the earliest days, when Lan hired former TechCrunch reporter John Mannes, and then built out the team with the data scie…
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