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GOLDMAN SACHS: We're investing deeply in artificial intelligence

GOLDMAN SACHS: We're investing deeply in artificial intelligence | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Wall Street banks are investing in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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Yahoo opens up 13.5TB machine learning dataset for academic research | ZDNet

Yahoo opens up 13.5TB machine learning dataset for academic research | ZDNet | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Yahoo is publishing the dataset with the goal of encouraging innovation -- but especially in regards to how data from machine learning technologies can be turned around and used for new purposes.
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Rezon8 Capital & Advisory Group Expands Portfolio by Investing in Artificial Intelligence Software Company | Business Ownership

Rezon8 Capital & Advisory Group Expands Portfolio by Investing in Artificial Intelligence Software Company | Business Ownership | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it

GREAT FALLS, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/19/16 -- Rezon8 Capital & Advisory Group has announced it has made an investment in New Sapience, an early-stage technology company based in Baltimore, Maryland, that is focused on developing software to enable...

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How 'artificial swarm intelligence' uses people to make better predictions than experts - TechRepublic

How 'artificial swarm intelligence' uses people to make better predictions than experts - TechRepublic | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
While AI focuses on creating intelligent machines that perform human tasks, a human-based algorithm, harnessing the power of the crowd to make predictions, shows remarkable accuracy.
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Microsoft Open Sources Its Artificial Brain to One-Up Google

Microsoft Open Sources Its Artificial Brain to One-Up Google | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
The company has open sourced the AI it uses to power speech recognition in its Cortana digital assistant and Skype Translate applications.
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Holographic assistant brings us one step closer to AI butlers

Holographic assistant brings us one step closer to AI butlers | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
A company from Japan is working on a fully holographic artificial intelligence assistant. It offers similar services to Amazon's Echo, but brings a new level of personality.
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Pepper the robot is going to staff an entire phone store

Pepper the robot is going to staff an entire phone store | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Kicking off an event that showcases Softbank's Pepper robot working in a business environment, the Japanese phone carrier says it's going to test it out for its...
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Scientists make a 'true' neural network using brain-like chips

Scientists make a 'true' neural network using brain-like chips | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Many people have built brain-like neural networks that can learn on their own, but they're typically using plain old silicon to do it. Wouldn't it be better if...
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CustomerMatrix closes $10m Series C investment led by HSBC

CustomerMatrix closes $10m Series C investment led by HSBC | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
CustomerMatrix, a New York-based cognitive computing venture, has closed a $10.5 million Series B investment in a round led by HSBC, with participation from Aster Capital, Newfund Capital and True Global Ventures.
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U.S. Proposes Spending $4 Billion on Self-Driving Cars

U.S. Proposes Spending $4 Billion on Self-Driving Cars | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
A proposal announced by the transportation secretary is meant to accelerate development of autonomous vehicles and remove hurdles for automakers.
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Fujitsu fights targeted email attacks with AI

Fujitsu fights targeted email attacks with AI | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Fujitsu has announced that it has developed new technology which will help businesses combat targeted email attacks in real time.
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Meet Reginald, the AI assistant which replies to unwanted emails

Meet Reginald, the AI assistant which replies to unwanted emails | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
A web creative in New York has designed an artificial intelligence program designed to deal with emails you don't want to, by offering well-crafted auto-generated insults.
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'Robot doctor' app raises $25m to predict future of your health

'Robot doctor' app raises $25m to predict future of your health | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it

British digital healthcare startup Babylon has raised $25m, the largest series A funding round in European digital healthcare till date. The mobile app, which launched in February last year, has built an artificially intelligent “doctor” that can decode symptoms and prevent illnesses before they occur, by tracking your daily habits, and integrating data about your heart rate, diet and your medical records.

Sources close to the business say it is currently valued significantly higher than $100m. Investors include successful British entrepreneurs such as the founders of Innocent Drinks and DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company.

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Artificial Intelligence Company Hindsait Selected by Magellan Health for Technology to Help Further Enhance Clinical Review Process

Artificial Intelligence Company Hindsait Selected by Magellan Health for Technology to Help Further Enhance Clinical Review Process | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Hindsait selected by Magellan Health for Technology to help further enhance clinical review process.
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IBM and University of Michigan develop human computer

IBM and University of Michigan develop human computer | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
'Human' computer will respond to questions in a natural way
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​Neura raises $11m Series A funding round to grow AI ecosystem | ZDNet

​Neura raises $11m Series A funding round to grow AI ecosystem | ZDNet | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
After three years of developing the technology, Neura plans to use the capital it has raised to make its artificial intelligence ecosystem commercially available.
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NASA counting on humanoid robots in deep space exploration

NASA counting on humanoid robots in deep space exploration | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
As humanity moves forward with space exploration, we should prepare for risky and extremely hazardous endeavors such as manned missions to Mars and asteroids. Having fully operational robotic help ready to assist in every ...
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Facebook Aims Its AI at the Game No Computer Can Crack

Facebook Aims Its AI at the Game No Computer Can Crack | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Facebook is turning a neural network loose on Go in an effort to simulate human intuition.
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eDiscovery provider Everlaw receives $8.1m in funding from Silicon Valley VC | Legal IT Insider

eDiscovery software-as-a-service provider Everlaw has closed an $8.1M Series A funding round, led by Silicon Valley seed, venture and growth-stage capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Andreessen Horowitz, which is an investor in companies including Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, Box, Slack, Optimizely and Zenefits, has placed partner Steven Sinofsky on the Everlaw board as a director.
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Harvard awarded £19m to build brain-inspired artificial intelligence (Wired UK)

Harvard awarded £19m to build brain-inspired artificial intelligence (Wired UK) | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Harvard has been awarded £19 million to create an AI system as complex as the human brain
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IBM acquires payment fraud fighter IRIS Analytics | ZDNet

IBM acquires payment fraud fighter IRIS Analytics | ZDNet | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
IRIS is one of a handful of firms which provides real-time fraud analytics to combat payment fraud.
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Baidu open-sources its WARP-CTC artificial intelligence software

Baidu open-sources its WARP-CTC artificial intelligence software | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Chinese Web company Baidu is announcing today that it is releasing key artificial intelligence (AI) software under an open-source Apache license. The WARP-CTC C library and optional Torch bindings are now available on GitHub, by way of Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL).
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Baidu Looks to Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Insurance Risks

Baidu Looks to Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Insurance Risks | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
It was hard to tell whether hope or fear was the predominant sentiment about the future of artificial intelligence, according to a panel discussing the state of the field at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday.
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Startups Aim to Get a Piece of the Driverless Car

Startups Aim to Get a Piece of the Driverless Car | Intelligent Automation | Scoop.it
Low-cost tech and free software let even the smallest players create autonomous vehicles
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