Element AI raises $151M on a $600-700M valuation to help companies build and run AI solutions – gpgmail

[ad_1] While tech giants like Google and Amazon build and invest in a multitude of artificial intelligence applications to grow their businesses, a startup has raised a big round of funding to help those that are not technology businesses by nature also jump into the AI fray. Element AI, the very well-funded, well-connected Canadian startup […]

Huawei’s Kirin 990 SoC Is the First Chip With an Integrated 5G Modem

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Huawei’s year has been anything but good, but the company has pushed ahead with new technology introductions and smartphone designs. The Chinese firm has now announced its latest SoC, the Kirin 990. The new chip will ship in two […]

Facebook Is Building a Minecraft AI Because Games May Be Great Training Tools

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It turns out that video games may be an excellent method of teaching skills to artificial intelligence assistants. That’s the theory of a group of researchers working for Facebook, who have focused on Minecraft as a potential teaching tool […]

Amelia Earhart Expedition Ends With Potential Clues, but No Answers

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Robert Ballard’s expedition to Nikumaroro to search for evidence of Amelia Earhart’s final resting place has ended without locating the Lockheed Electra. The search isn’t heading back entirely empty-handed — a land-based search party is still working on the […]

Megvii, the Chinese startup unicorn known for facial recognition tech, files to go public in Hong Kong – gpgmail

[ad_1] Megvii Technology, the Beijing-based artificial intelligence startup known in particular for its facial recognition brand Face++, has filed for a public listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Its prospectus did not disclose share pricing or when the IPO will take place, but Reuters reports that the company plans to raise between $500 million […]

DeepMind Co-Founder Mustafa Suleyman Placed on Leave

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are transforming the technology industry, which is why Google dropped $650 million on UK-based DeepMind in 2014. DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman has been at the heart of the company’s research and industry outreach efforts, […]

Scientists Are Using AI to Recreate the Rules of Long Lost Board Games

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Human beings tend to bury objects that they consider most important to their lives. It’s not surprising, therefore, that some people chose to buy games, including board games. Some of these artifacts have survived the centuries, leaving modern-day archaeologists […]

Intel Details Its Nervana Inference and Training AI Cards

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Hot Chips 31 is underway this week, with presentations from a number of companies. Intel has decided to use the highly technical conference to discuss a variety of products, including major sessions focused on the company’s AI division. AI […]

Cerebras Systems Unveils 1.2 Trillion Transistor Wafer-Scale Processor for AI

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Credit: Getty Images Modern CPU transistor counts are enormous — AMD announced earlier this month that a full implementation of its 7nm Epyc “Rome” CPU weighs in at 32 billion transistors. To this, Cerebras Technology says: “Hold my beer.” […]

Google discloses its acquisition of mobile learning app Socratic as it relaunches on iOS – gpgmail

[ad_1] Google publicly disclosed its acquisition of homework helper app Socratic in an announcement this week, detailing the added support for the company’s A.I. technology and its relaunch on iOS. The acquisition apparently flew under the radar — Google says it bought the app last year. According to one founder’s LinkedIn update, that was in […]