Figure raises $675M

Sunnyvale, CA-based Figure, an AI robotics company developing general purpose humanoid robots, has raised $675 million in a Series B funding round. 

How data collaboration platforms can help companies build better AI – HBR

By embracing data collaborations, business leaders can safely access high-quality data, avoid legal issues, gain a diverse, pluralistic, and therefore more expansive view of the world, unlocking the full potential of fine-tuned models, writes José Parra-Moyano, Karl Schmedders, and Alex "Sandy" Pentland.

BMW to use Hitachi’s virtual storage platform

Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Hitachi, has been selected by BMW as a key strategic partner in enterprise cloud storage and data management for the next six years.

UiPath raises $153 million Series B round

UiPath, an enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) platform company launched in 2015, has raised $153 million in Series B funding.

BMW sole outside investor in Parkmobile now

Parkmobile, a provider of mobile parking solutions in North America, announced a recapitalization of the business, and investment by BMW.