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Datagen raises $18.5M

Tel Aviv, Israel-based Datagen, a developer of simulated visual data sets to train deep machine learning models, has raised $18.5 million.

UC Berkeley gets $252 million donation to build a data hub

UC Berkeley’s CDSS will soon have a brick-and-mortar home, thanks to an anonymous $252 million gift to seed the construction of a “Data Hub”.

Department of Energy awarding Berkeley Lab $30 million to build quantum testbed

The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $30 million over five years to build and operate an Advanced Quantum Testbed.

UC Berkeley Releases Cybersecurity Report Analyzing Threat Scenarios

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, has released a report on cybersecurity that lays out five threat scenarios. “Cybersecurity is one of the fastest moving targets in today’s research and policy domains,” said Berkeley professor Steve Weber, faculty director of the center. You can find a PDF version of 'Cybersecurity Futures 2020' here.

Researchers Fit Bugs With Tiny Computers For Neuromuscular Tracking

Cyborg insect researchers at UC Berkeley and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) trapped tiny computers and wireless radios onto the backs of giant flower beetles, recording...