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India's ShareChat raises $145 mln from Temasek, others at near $3 bln valuation - Reuters

2021-07-27 04:04:00 UTC

IndiaIndian content-sharing platform ShareChat has raised $145 million in fresh funding from Singapore's Temasek Holdings and two other investors, giving it a valuation of $2.88 billion, the company told Reuters on Tuesday. Read more at Reuters


Theyre programmed to work hard and play hard

2021-07-29 15:00:31 UTC

Theyre programmed to work hard and play hardIndustrial robotics are big and heavy and in some cases, legitimately dangerous. Theyre also extremely difficult to train particularly if you plan to implement them for tasks outside of their purpose-built intentions. Theres huge opportunity for the rig Read more at TechCrunch


These are the 25 early-stage startups that are digitizing Latin America

2021-07-28 20:24:14 UTC

These are the 25 early-stage startups that are digitizing Latin AmericaOn September 14, these companies will compete for a trip to Silicon Valley and $ 50,000 in investment by CodeStream, the company of serial entrepreneur Claudio Pinkus. Read more at Entrepreneur


Zuckerberg announces that the next step for Facebook is to create a "metaverse", an augmented reality world

2021-07-30 16:22:54 UTC

Zuckerberg announces that the next step for Facebook is to create a "metaverse", an augmented reality worldThe idea is to build an augmented reality universe through which people can interact, work, and even exercise.
Read more at Entrepreneur


South Africa issues first patent listing AI as inventor

2021-07-29 11:42:56 UTC

South Africa issues first patent listing AI as inventorUniversity of Surrey professor secures landmark after the UK, Europe and the US refused applications
Read more at Globallegalpost.com


Will this week mark the end of the remote bar exam? - Reuters

2021-07-27 17:56:00 UTC

Will this week mark the end of the remote bar exam? - ReutersThousands of recent law graduates logged on to their computers from home on Tuesday to take what is on track to be the third and final remote bar exam of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more at Reuters


Facebook will restrict ad targeting of under-18s - Reuters

2021-07-27 13:03:00 UTC

Facebook will restrict ad targeting of under-18s - ReutersFacebook Inc (FB.O) will stop allowing advertisers to target people under 18 on its platforms based on their interests or their activity on other sites, it said on Tuesday in a slew of annou Read more at Reuters


A global pandemic and ransomware explosion makes for a bumper quarter at Google parent Alphabet

2021-07-28 13:45:04 UTC

A global pandemic and ransomware explosion makes for a bumper quarter at Google parent AlphabetChief exec Pichai wants to 'help people get the information they need,' even as YouTube fingered for conspiracy guff Google parent Alphabet has reported financial success across everything from artificial intelligence to video streaming thanks in no small p Read more at Theregister.com


Deliveroo unveils plans to pull out of Spain in wake of rider law

2021-07-30 11:06:03 UTC

Deliveroo unveils plans to pull out of Spain in wake of rider lawDelivery firm says disproportionate level of investment would be needed to achieve top-level market positionDeliveroo has announced plans to pull out of Spain only months after the government promised a law to give gig economy workers greater employment rig Read more at The Guardian


Save $75 on this Photoshop alternative that Google Play Store reviewers love

2021-07-30 14:00:11 UTC

Save $75 on this Photoshop alternative that Google Play Store reviewers loveTLDR: Pixlr Premium is a browser-based, AI-powered image editor that can do almost everything Photoshop can do at a fraction of the price. Photoshop is the dean of online image editing software because it can do virtually anything quickly and easily. Itll al Read more at The Next Web


48 Advocacy Groups Call On the FTC To Ban Amazon Surveillance

2021-07-29 21:00:00 UTC

48 Advocacy Groups Call On the FTC To Ban Amazon SurveillanceAn anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: On Thursday, a coalition of 48 civil rights and advocacy groups organized by Athena asked the Federal Trade Commission to exercise its rulemaking authority by banning corporate facial surveillance technolo Read more at Slashdot.org


Data scientists continue to be the sexiest hires around

2021-07-28 13:25:07 UTC

Data scientists continue to be the sexiest hires aroundData science is a popular and lucrative profession, and despite pandemic-era slowdowns, its still one of the sexiest jobs around. As businesses seek to employ the power of data to increasingly digital commerce, companies across industries are on the lookout Read more at The Next Web


Four Steps Before Investing In Artificial Intelligence

2021-07-29 12:20:00 UTC

Four Steps Before Investing In Artificial IntelligenceIt's important to first identify your business problems AI is most likely to solve.
Read more at Forbes


A Step Closer to General AI

2021-07-29 11:21:02 UTC

A Step Closer to General AIFrom Googles Deep Mind: In recent years, artificial intelligence agents have succeeded in a range of complex game environments. For instance, AlphaZero beat world-champion programs in chess, shogi, and Go after starting out with knowing no more than the basi Read more at Marginalrevolution.com


Review: Turning Beijing's playbook against it - Reuters

2021-07-30 01:43:00 UTC

Review: Turning BeijingIn a 1973 meeting with an American delegation, Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai caught his interlocutors off guard by asking: Do you think China will ever become an aggressive or expansionist power? When his U.S. counterpart politely replied in the negative, Zhou Read more at Reuters


Elon Musks Neuralink raises over $200 million from Google Ventures, others

2021-07-30 05:43:45 UTC

Elon Musks Neuralink raises over $200 million from Google Ventures, othersNeuralink aims to implant wireless brain computer chips to help cure neurological conditions including Alzheimer's, dementia and spinal cord injuries and fuse humankind with artificial intelligence. Read more at The Indian Express


Does the NVIDIA Rally Have More Gas Left in the Tank?

2021-07-30 11:00:00 UTC

Does the NVIDIA Rally Have More Gas Left in the Tank?NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has certainly been one of the market leaders in recent years when it comes to chip stocks. Its the type of company involved in... Read more at MarketBeat


Will Stores Without Cashiers Become Our New Reality?

2021-07-30 14:00:00 UTC

Will Stores Without Cashiers Become Our New Reality?Hybrid shopping models implemented by Amazon reveal what a future without cashiers looks like.
Read more at Entrepreneur


How Olympic Tracking Systems Capture Athletic Performances

2021-07-27 12:00:00 UTC

How Olympic Tracking Systems Capture Athletic Performances-
Read more at Scientific American


Wellbeing.ai launches with 'wellbeing for all' as its goal - Markets Insider

2021-07-27 16:40:50 UTC

Wellbeing.ai launches with

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Read more at Business Insider



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