Tag "AI"

Y Combinator to dedicate the upcoming batch for AI startups

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Y Combinator, the American seed accelerator, announced its first “vertical” track exclusively for AI startups. Daniel Gross, the ex-founder of Cue and current partner at Y Combinator, announced the news in a blog post. Gross said, “In an effort to

pi Ventures gets top techpreneurs’ backing for its $30mn AI, IoT-focused fund

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Early-stage venture fund pi Ventures has announced the first close of its maiden fund at $13 million as part of its maiden $30-million AI and IoT-focused fund, which is expected to close by the end of 2017. Among the backers, there

IBM and Salesforce announce strategic partnership on AI

USA: IBM and Salesforce announced a global strategic partnership to deliver solutions leveraging artificial intelligence(AI) to enable companies to make smarter decisions, faster than ever before. With the partnership, IBM AI platform, Watson, and Salesforce AI engine, Einstein will seamlessly

Google adds more languages to its AI-powered translator

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After adding language support for almost one-third of the world’s population by adding native languages such as English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish, Google is adding more languages to its Google Neural Machine Translation system (GNMT).

Zoho CRM turns smart with AI-powered assistant to make salespeople’s job easy

CHENNAI, INDIA: Zoho today unveiled Zia, the Zoho CRM‘s new AI-powered intelligent sales assistant that detects anomalies, suggests workflows and macros, and also advises salespeople the best time to contact a prospect. “Salespeople put work into their CRM. But does the CRM

Amazon’s smart assistant Alexa now has 10,000 skills

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Growing by leaps and bounds, Amazon Alexa now has 10,000 “skills”. Since hitting the market in June 2015, Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant had about 1,000 skills in June, 5,000 by December and more than 10,000 as of now, the tech giant

Google’s next artificial intelligence experiment, A.I. Duet is your new jam partner

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Good news for all the aspiring musicians. Now Google will help you improvise your notes and melodies, and also give you a partner to enjoy the jam session. AI Duet, Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is a music-playing piano bot

AI, Design, Platforms and People: The new status-quo

INDIA: In a latest survey of business and IT executives, 86 per cent said that while individual

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires AI-powered search engine startup, Meta

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The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative has acquired an AI-powered research engine startup, Meta to make it easier for

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

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After acquiring SwiftKey, Microsoft has acquired Montreal-based Maluuba, a research-oriented startup focused on deep learning. Though

AI and VR to be all-pervasive in 2017: Intel

In 2016, people have witnessed the digital and physical worlds continuing to merge as everyday objects,

Microsoft will collaborate with global experts to eliminate blindness with AI

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Microsoft India, in collaboration with L V Prasad Eye Institute has launched Microsoft Intelligent

NVIDIA unveils startup program to support AI startups in India

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AI computing company, NVIDIA has launched ‘Nvidia Inception program’ in India “to support the innovation and

Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups, invests in 4 more startups

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In a bid to further beef up its AI capabilities, Microsoft has announced a brand new

Unity hires Uber’s machine learning head to add to its AI prowess

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Just after a year as Uber’s head of machine learning, Dr. Danny Lange is now joining

Microsoft debuts another chatbot, Zo who refuses to talk politics

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Though Tay was a disaster, Microsoft isn’t done with chatbots just yet. The company is testing

Uber acquires AI startup Geometric Intelligence, creates Uber AI research lab

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This was expected sooner than later with AI currently ruling the roost in the tech industry.

Microsoft’s AI will describe images for the blind users

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Artificial learning is the current hot property in the corporate world. From Facebook to Apple to

Facebook to use AI to automatically flag offensive live streams

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Facebook is trying to flag offensive videos. Considering the massive user base of the social media

Myntra turns to AI to drive growth and profitability

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In a bid to boost growth and profitability, Flipkart owned fashion and lifestyle marketplace Myntra is