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Alibaba’s new AI system can detect coronavirus in seconds with 96% accuracy — TNW

Chinese technology giant Alibaba recently developed an AI system for diagnosing the COVID-19 (coronavirus), writes Tristan Greene. Here is the link: https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/03/02/alibabas-new-ai-system-can-detect-coronavirus-in-seconds-with-96-accuracy/

Algo raises $15 million

Algo, a supply chain technology company based in Troy, MI, has raised $15 million.

DocuSign to buy Seal Software for $188 million

DocuSign is acquiring contract analytics and AI technology providers Seal Software, for $188 million.

Using ‘radioactive data’ to detect if a data set was used for training —...

Facebook has developed a technique to mark images in a data set; so that researchers can determine whether a particular machine learning model has been trained using those images; writes Alexandre...

Aquant raises $30M

Service intelligence platform company Aquant has closed a $30 million Series B funding round.

Intel acquires Israel-based processor company Habana Labs for $2 billion

Intel has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable deep learning accelerators for the data center for approximately $2 billion.

Boomi to acquire Unifi Software

Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, has entered into a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Unifi Software.

Untether AI raises $20M; gets a new CEO

Toronto-based AI chip startup Untether AI has raised $20 million Series A funding.

Coveo raises $172M

AI SaaS enterprise solutions company Coveo has raised $172 million (C$227 million) in funding.

LLamasoft acquires Opex Analytics

Enterprise supply chain design and decision-making solutions provider LLamasoft has  acquired Opex Analytics.

Nvidia deepens its AI edge opportunity with 5G, software and industry support — Forbes

Computing companies such as NVIDIA are racing to drive innovation, performance and AI support at every level of edge computing, writes Maribel Lopez. Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maribellopez/2019/10/21/nvidia-deepens-its-ai-edge-opportunity-with-5g-software-and-industry-support/#4e1c0ed593a0 

Booz Allen to support DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

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 working on autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean

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 awarded Air Force enterprise-IT-as-a-service compute and store agreement

Accenture has been awarded a U.S. Air Force enterprise-IT-as-a-service (EITaaS) Compute and Store agreement.

Unisys awarded $49 million HHS Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence contract

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.