Artificial Intelligence

Baidu to use Microsoft cloud for self-driving cars outside of China

The self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese Internet search giant Baidu will be using Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform. As a member of the Apollo alliance,...

Alation raises $23 million

Redwood City, California-based collaborative data cataloging company Alation has closed a $23 million Series B funding round, led by Icon Ventures. Harmony Partners, Costanoa...

Thomson Reuters launches startup incubator for transformational technologies

Thomson Reuters has launched an incubator as part of the Thomson Reuters Lab, an incubator located in Switzerland. The incubator will host early-stage entrepreneurs...

Nvidia, Baidu ink artificial intelligence partnership

Nvidia and Baidu have inked a broad partnership on artificial intelligence technology, for cloud computing, self-driving vehicles and AI home assistants. The announcement was...

Wipro, Tel Aviv University to conduct joint research

Wipro and Ramot, the Business Engagement Center at Tel Aviv University (TAU), have inked a partnership for joint research in emerging technologies. The partnership involves...

Nokia, Xiaomi sign business cooperation and patent agreements

Nokia and Xiaomi have signed a business collaboration and a multi-year patent agreement, including a cross license to each company's cellular standard essential patents....

Cylance signs distributor agreement with Toshiba

Antivirus company Cylance has signed a distributor agreement with Toshiba. Under the terms of the agreement, Toshiba has launched sales of CylancePROTECT, an antivirus solution that leverages artificial...

Security startup Jask raises $12M Series A round

San Francisco-based security startup Jask has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Dell Technologies Capital, along with TenEleven...

IBM inks collaborative development initiative with Lightbend

IBM is inking a collaborative development initiative with Reactive application development platform, Lightbend. The resulting joint solutions will be designed to provide a toolchain...

Exscientia, GlaxoSmithKline ink £33 million AI-driven drug discovery partnership

Exscientia, a company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning for drug discovery,  has entered into a collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The company will receive...

Naver to acquire Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE)

Seongnam-based Korean Internet giant Naver is acquiring the Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) in Grenoble, France. The French Works Council’s consultation on this project has...

Drive.ai raises $50 million

Drive.ai, a company founded by former lab mates out of Stanford University’s Artificial Intelligence Lab, and working on creating AI software for autonomous vehicles,...

SparkCognition raises $32.5M

Austin-based machine learning startup SparkCognition has closed a $32.5 million Series B funding round. The investment was led by Verizon Ventures with participation from...

Volvo, Nvidia developing AI software for self-driving cars

Volvo Cars and Autoliv are teaming up with Nvidia to develop advanced systems and software for AI self-driving cars, the companies announced on Tuesday. The...

The U.S. Air Force, IBM building neurosynaptic supercomputer

IBM and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are collaborating on a brain-inspired supercomputing system. According to IBM, the machine, powered by a 64-chip...