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Breeze Automation is building soft robots for the Navy and NASA

BREEZE AUTOMATION IS BUILDING SOFT ROBOTS FOR THE NAVY AND NASA

San Francisco soft robotics startup Breeze Automation made its debut today onstage at TechCrunch's TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event...

Facebook is working on an AI voice assistant similar to Alexa, Google Assistant

FACEBOOK IS WORKING ON AN AI VOICE ASSISTANT SIMILAR TO ALEXA, GOOGLE ASSISTANT

Enlarge / Along with video chatting through Facebook Messenger, both Portal devices have built-in Amazon Alexa. Facebook is working...

 
 
 
Salesforce acquires MapAnything for its location-based intelligence products

SALESFORCE ACQUIRES MAPANYTHING FOR ITS LOCATION-BASED INTELLIGENCE PRODUCTS

Salesforce announced that it's acquiring location intelligence startup MapAnything, which has raised $84 million, for an undisclosed...

Facebook plans on competing with Google, Amazon and Apple by offering its own AI feature

FACEBOOK PLANS ON COMPETING WITH GOOGLE, AMAZON AND APPLE BY OFFERING ITS OWN AI FEATURE

You probably are familiar with most of the big time virtual digital assistants including Google Assistant, Amazon's Alexa, Apple's...

 
 
 
Facebook Wants To Challenge Amazon, Apple, Google With Their Own Voice Assistant

FACEBOOK WANTS TO CHALLENGE AMAZON, APPLE, GOOGLE WITH THEIR OWN VOICE ASSISTANT

At the moment, most of the major tech companies have their own digital voice assistants. Amazon has Alexa, Apple has Siri, Google has...

Facebook reportedly developing new AI virtual assistant to compete with Siri and Alexa

FACEBOOK REPORTEDLY DEVELOPING NEW AI VIRTUAL ASSISTANT TO COMPETE WITH SIRI AND ALEXA

Facebook is planning its own voice assistant as it looks to increase competition with Siri and Alexa. According to a report from CNBC...

 
 
 
PathAI raises $60 million for AI pathology and diagnostic tools

PATHAI RAISES $60 MILLION FOR AI PATHOLOGY AND DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS

PathAI, a startup developing a toolset that applies AI to pathology images, has raised $60 million in fresh venture capital.

Aeva will supply lidar sensors to Audi's autonomous driving division

AEVA WILL SUPPLY LIDAR SENSORS TO AUDI'S AUTONOMOUS DRIVING DIVISION

Sensing startup Aeva will supply lidar sensors to Audi's autonomous driving division, AID, for fleets of next-generation vehicles.

 
 
 
Founders' Co-op Raises $25M to Back More Pacific Northwest Startups

FOUNDERS' CO-OP RAISES $25M TO BACK MORE PACIFIC NORTHWEST STARTUPS

Founders' Co-op , a Seattle-based venture capital firm that has backed nearly 100 startups since its launch 11 years ago, has raised...

Intel acquires programmable chip designer Omnitek for visual processing

INTEL ACQUIRES PROGRAMMABLE CHIP DESIGNER OMNITEK FOR VISUAL PROCESSING

Intel said it has acquired Omnitek, a designer of programmable chips for smart video and vision systems, for an undisclosed price.

 
 
 
Logitech launches Alexa-enabled Harmony Express universal remote

LOGITECH LAUNCHES ALEXA-ENABLED HARMONY EXPRESS UNIVERSAL REMOTE

Building on its past home entertainment controls, Logitech is launching the Logitech Harmony Express universal remote control with...

 
 
 
Why companies like Amazon manually review voice data

WHY COMPANIES LIKE AMAZON MANUALLY REVIEW VOICE DATA

Amazon employs contract workers to review voice clips recorded by Alexa, a recent report revealed. How do other companies' practices...

VW ID Roomzz, Mercedes-Benz GLB, Audi AI:ME: Car News Headlines

VW ID ROOMZZ, MERCEDES-BENZ GLB, AUDI AI:ME: CAR NEWS HEADLINES

Volkswagen has so far confirmed five models for its ID family of electric cars. The fifth to be confirmed is a large SUV, a preview...

 
 
 
Researchers use drones to detect potholes, cracks, and other road damage

RESEARCHERS USE DRONES TO DETECT POTHOLES, CRACKS, AND OTHER ROAD DAMAGE

In a newly published preprint paper, researchers describe an algorithm that automatically maps potholes, cracks, and other types of...

Parrot's Anafi Thermal is a $1,900 drone for rescuers, architects, and the energy industry

PARROT'S ANAFI THERMAL IS A $1,900 DRONE FOR RESCUERS, ARCHITECTS, AND THE ENERGY INDUSTRY

Paris-based Parrot's Anafi Thermal is a $1,900 drone targeted at first responders, building engineers, energy producers, and other...

 
 
 
Audi AI:ME concept is an A2 from the future

AUDI AI:ME CONCEPT IS AN A2 FROM THE FUTURE

Audi on Monday revealed the AI:ME concept ahead of the official debut on Tuesday at Auto Shanghai 2019. Rather than preview a future...

OpenAI's Dota 2 AI steamrolls world champion e-sports team with back-to-back victories

OPENAI'S DOTA 2 AI STEAMROLLS WORLD CHAMPION E-SPORTS TEAM WITH BACK-TO-BACK VICTORIES

OpenAI, the nonprofit research organization founded by Elon Musk, can claim a world first: its artificial intelligence system trained...

 
 
 
Affectiva Raises $26M to Get Self-Driving Cars to Know Your Mood

AFFECTIVA RAISES $26M TO GET SELF-DRIVING CARS TO KNOW YOUR MOOD

The vision of a hands-off, self-driving car demands much more than accurate computer vision that senses cars, trees, lanes, pedestrians,...