Booz Allen has entered into an agreement, under its joint venture partner agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS), to assist the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC).
IBM has joined a global consortium of partners, led by marine research organization ProMare, that are building an unmanned, fully-autonomous ship that will cross the Atlantic on the fourth centenary of the original Mayflower voyage in September 2020.
Accenture has been awarded a U.S. Air Force enterprise-IT-as-a-service (EITaaS) Compute and Store agreement.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has selected Unisys to compete for task and delivery orders under the Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) contract.
Redwood City, Calif.-based Citrine Informatics, developers a materials artificial intelligence (AI) operating platform, has raised $20 million.
DMI has been awarded an $8 million contract to leverage its AIQUS artificial intelligence and machine learning portfolio for the U.S. Army's Interactive Personnel Electronic Records Management System.
Gradient AI, an enterprise software provider of artificial intelligence solutions in the insurance technology space, has raised $6 million.
John Deere, the nearly 200-year-old tractor manufacturer, now considers itself a software company, writes Tekla S. Perry. Here is the link: https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/robotics/artificial-intelligence/want-a-really-hard-machine-learning-problem-try-agriculture-say-john-deere-labs-leaders
Nadella says the future of computing could actually be at the edge, where computing is done locally before data is then transferred to the cloud for AI and machine learning purposes,...
Representatives from Intel, Nvidia call for more money and rules governing data protection and privacy, writes Sara Castellanos. Here is the link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/executives-say-1-billion-for-ai-research-isnt-enough-11568153863
Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IoT security company Zingbox for $75 million.
Microsoft is investing $1 billion in artificial intelligence research company OpenAI, as part of a multiyear partnership, to extend Azure’s capabilities in large-scale AI systems.
Near has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. The investment comes from private equity firm Greater Pacific Capital (GPC).
Recursion, a biopharma company combining automated, experimental biology with artificial intelligence to discover and develop drugs at scale, has closed a $121 million Series C financing round.
To master poker at this level, the A.I. learned entirely by playing millions of hands against itself, with no guidance from human card sharks, writes Jeremy Kahn. Here is the link: https://fortune.com/2019/07/11/poker-ai-technology-facebook-business-strategy/