Archive | April, 2019

Eye on A.I.— Retail Has Big Hopes For A.I. But Shoppers May Have Other Ideas

Walmart has opened a store in Levittown, N.Y. that is intended to showcase the power of artificial intelligence.

The store, announced last week, is packed with video cameras, digital screens, and over 100 servers, making it appear more like a corporate…

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Prisma Labs raises $6M for its AI-powered approach to visual editing

Remember Prisma? The Moscow-based team behind the app that sparked a style transfer craze in 2016 has raised a $6 million Series A, led by early stage artificial intelligence focused VC firm, Haxus.

While one of Prisma’s original…

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Uber adds real-time public transport data for London

From today, Uber has added public transport to its app in London, incorporating real-time information on the city’s Underground, Overground, train and bus network, as well as other trams, shuttle, river boat and the DLR’s driverless trains.

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Women May Soon Start Using AI to Tell Good Eggs From Bad

Future Fertility, the first company to use artificial intelligence to grade the viability of women’s harvested eggs for use in IVF or for freezing, unveils its system.

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AI is the fuel to develop non-oil industries in UAE

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has passed an inflection point and is slated to bring trillions of dollars of investment return, on a timescale shorter than we think, said an industry expert.

Sam Blatteis, CEO of The MENA Catalysts and former Google Government…

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Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts

Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their trust in the technology, industry experts said.

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What failed startup Anki did for robotics

The generously funded robotics company failed in its master plan to gradually progress from cute toys to Rosie the Robot, but helped prime the world for innovations yet to come.

The well-funded passion project of Carnegie Mellon robotics experts, San Francisco-based…

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R.I.P., Anki: Yet Another Home Robotics Company Powers Down

A third major home robotics outfit shuts down in a year. Why is it so hard to build a companion droid that everyone wants?

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