PathAI has raised $60 million in Series B funding.
Interos has received a contract award from the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) for Supply Chain Risk Management, the company said in a statement.
A commercial artificial intelligence (AI) system matched the accuracy of over 28,000 interpretations of breast cancer screening mammograms by 101 radiologists, writes Cynthia Keen. Here is the link: https://physicsworld.com/a/artificial-intelligence-versus-101-radiologists/
Intel has acquired Omnitek, a provider of optimized video and vision FPGA IP solutions.
Lemonade, an insurance company powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, has raised a $300 million Series D funding round.
MIT Media Lab spin-off Affectiva has closed $26 million in funding.
Last week, the technology company opened its first center in Africa in Ghana's capital city, Accra, writes Aanu Adeoye. Here is the link: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/14/africa/google-ai-center-accra-intl/index.html
A team at Google Brain, though, describe a promising new approach in a preprint paper on Arxiv.org (“Neural Networks for Modeling Source Code Edits“), writes Kyle Wiggers. Here is the link: https://venturebeat.com/2019/04/08/google-brains-ai-predicts-code-from-your-previous-edits/
Deep Lens, an AI-driven digital pathology company focused on clinical trial recruitment at the time of diagnosis, has closed a $14 million Series A financing round.
The European Union has published new guidelines on developing ethical AI, writes James Vincent. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/8/18300149/eu-artificial-intelligence-ai-ethical-guidelines-recommendations You can find the EU guidelines here: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/ethics-guidelines-trustworthy-ai
Enlitic, a privately-held company utilizing artificial intelligence for medical imaging workflows for radiologists, has closed a $15 million Series B financing round.
Just a week after it was announced, Google’s new AI ethics board is already in trouble, writes Kelsey Piper. Here is the link: https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/4/3/18292526/google-ai-ethics-board-letter-acquisti-kay-coles-james
Machine learning-optimized hydroponic “cyber-agriculture” has produced a superior plant with more robust flavors, writes Devin Coldewey. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/03/mits-cyber-agriculture-optimizes-basil-flavors/
Pagaya, a financial technology company using artificial intelligence (AI) for asset management, has raised $25 million.
Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment organization, announced new investments totaling $117 million in 14 technology startups.