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Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Silicon is apparently the new gold these days, or so VCs hope. What was once a no-go zone for venture investors, who feared the long development lead times and high technical risk required for new entrants in the semiconductor field, has now turned into one of the hottest investment areas for enterprise and data VCs. […]

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play – TechCrunch

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play – TechCrunch

A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations in its favor. The approach suggests that, despite the appearance of ride-hailing platforms taking a more conciliatory position with regulators that are now wise to earlier startup tactics in this […]

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

The Linux Foundation today announced that ONNX, the open format that makes machine learning models more portable, is now a graduate-level project inside of the organization’s AI Foundation. ONNX was originally developed and open-sourced by Microsoft and Facebook in 2017 and has since become somewhat of a standard, with companies ranging from AWS to AMD, […]

Amazon and Google double down on hands-free recipes to help sell their smart displays – TechCrunch

Amazon and Google double down on hands-free recipes to help sell their smart displays – TechCrunch

Amazon and Google have identified a solid use case for their smart speaker devices, powered by Alexa and Google Assistant, respectively: recipes. The companies this week have both announced new product features that aim to help users cook, hands-free, while guided by the voice assistant. Amazon this week rolled out a new feature integration in […]

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ – TechCrunch

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ – TechCrunch

One of the bigger trends in enterprise software has been the emergence of startups building tools to make the benefits of artificial intelligence technology more accessible to non-tech companies. Today, one that has built a platform to apply power of machine learning and natural language processing to massive documents of unstructured data has closed a […]

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

Legendary coder John Carmack is leaving Facebook’s Oculus after 6 years to focus on a personal project — no less than the creation of Artificial General Intelligence, or “Strong AI.” He’ll remain attached to the company in a “Consulting CTO” position, but will be spending all his time working on, perhaps, the AI that finally […]

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