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Driverless delivery startup Nuro raises almost $1 billion — Ars Technica

Nuro was founded in 2016 by Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu, both veterans of Google’s self-driving car project, writes Timothy Lee.

Here is the link: https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/02/driverless-delivery-startup-nuro-raises-almost-1-billion/

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Mizuho, IBM develop AI system for banking error detection

Mizuho and IBM have collaborated to develop a proof of concept (PoC) system that utilizes watsonx, IBM's enterprise generative AI and data platform, to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of Mizuho's event detection operations.

Lumos raises $35M

San Francisco, CA-based access management platform provider Lumos has raised $35 million in Series B financing.

Aerodome raises $21.5M

Aerodome, a Los Angeles, CA-based company specializing in Drone-As-First-Responder (DFR) technology, has secured $21.5 million in a Series A funding round.

Uncle Sam to inject $50M into auto-patcher for hospital IT — The Register

The US government's Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) has pledged more than $50 million to fund the development of technology that aims to automate the process of securing hospital IT environments, writes Jessica Lyons in The Register.