In a new paper, Microsoft researchers detail an AI system that parses cloud service interruption incident descriptions to help with triaging.
Here are the nominees for VentureBeat's second annual AI Innovation Awards at Transform 2020. The winners will be announced July 15.
There's too much happening at Transform 2020 to summarize entirely here: the AI Innovation Awards tomorrow evening, the Expo, the intimate roundtables.
With $18.25 million in venture capital money from Eric Schmidt, Jerry Yang, and other luminaries, Abacus Tuesday opened its deep learning service for general customer availability, with the intent of making it easy for companies to customize and scale AI in the cloud.
/PRNewswire/ -- Key takeaways Sixty-one percent of respondents say AI will substantially transform their industry in the next three years. Adopters are making...
A new gadget called the OpenCV AI Kit, or OAK, looks to replicate the success of Raspberry Pi and other minimal computing solutions, but for the growing fields of computer vision and 3D perception. Its new multi-camera PCBs pack a lot of capability into a small, open-source unit and are now seeking funding on Kickstarter. […]
In 2019, after spending five years developing a ML platform at Stanford's AI Lab, the research team decided to spin out of the lab and create a company called Snorkel AI. Today, Snorkel AI came out of stealth mode announcing it had raised $15 million from investors like Greylock, GV, and In-Q-Tel.
The 2020 Deloitte State of Enterprise AI survey suggests that AI is becoming easier to implement.
Formerly named Reality Engines, Abacus.ai raised $13 million for its cloud AI platform from investors that include former Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
In both the public and private sectors, these are the barriers to meaningful adoption of artificial intelligence.
Machine learning and forest soundscapes are helping scientists identify unhealthy ecosystems
TechCrunch launches a major new initiative, Amazon tests a smart shopping cart and ICE backs down from its controversial student visa rule change. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 14, 2020. The big story: Behold, The TechCrunch List Back in June we published a story with the rather grandiose headline “How we’re rebuilding the VC […]
Nothing is more important for founders than finding their first check or the investor who will lead their round, and yet, finding the right VCs to invest in their startups is an arduous and agonizing prospect. By some counts, there are now tens of thousands of VCs scattered across all corners of the globe, investing […]
Press Release Halogen Ventures, Jesse Draper's venture capital fund focused on early stage consumer technology startups with a female in the founding team, is doubling down on their commitment to improve diversity in technology with the launch of The Halogen Fellowship...
Bridgit will incorporate the Autodesk Construction Cloud into its software to better forecast the needs of construction project managers.
Jack Welch once said: "Never miss out on an opportunity like a good recession". For entrepreneurs willing and able to accelerate their business growth, one clear opportunity today is that we are in the most favorable hiring market in decades.
Why are strangers making money from the time that you spend online? And how can you get a share in the money thats made from your data? These are the questions that Sam Jones asked himself and ultimately led him to launch Gener8, a browser extension that enables people to monetize their data.
Given the current caution many entrepreneurs say they are encountering when talking to investors, here are some fundraising tips for early-stage founders.
Its certainly the case that we may not feel particularly lucky at the moment given everything thats going on around us.
In the new reality, entrepreneurs have to find unique ways to build businesses.
Spurned by traditional venture capital firms, three businesspeople turned to other funders, government contracts, and their own savings to launch companies.
On the coast of El Salvador, lies a small rustic beach town of 3,000 locals, known as El Zonte. While other tourist hot-spots continue to struggle as borders remain closed, the people of El Zonte have forged their own path forward, thanks to its newly formed Bitcoin economy.
Digital Asset, an enterprise blockchain company, announced today that VMware joined their series C financing round.
Revolution Populi, which is planning to raise funds for its assault on Silicon Valley toward the end of this year, has announced it will use the booming cryptocurrency chainlink for its planned decentralized digital ecosystem and social network...
Cryptocurrency is the alternative to cash and credit card. It is taking the digital world by storm. Many companies are accepting the payments through cryptocurrency these days. On the other hand, cryptocurrency has become a home for many hackers. With the rise in the bitcoin value, many people are showing interest in investing in bitcoins. …
Ethereum, the second most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin, has almost doubled in value so far this yearand the number of active ethereum addresses is growing at nearly twice the rate of bitcoins...
/PRNewswire/ -- ResearchAndMarkets.com published a new article on the bitcoin industry "Bug in Bitcoin Wallets Found Using the Replace-By-Fee Feature" A team...
Ethereum has delivered 3X the return of bitcoin this year. This is why.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have seen a surge in popularity in recent months due to unprecedented economic stimulus measures, with some smaller cryptocurrencies seeing massive gains...
A direct public listing for Coinbase is not a bed of roses; there may be many thorns mixed in. This is also happening at the cusp of a possibly momentous decision by the SEC allowing primary issuance through direct listings.
While the promise of peer-to-peer value transfer exists, implementation often fails.
The initial stage of Ethereum 2.0 dubbed Phase 0 may not go live until the start of 2021, according to a researcher involved in the project.The post Ethereum 2.0's Phase 0 may not go live until 2021, project researcher says appeared first on The Block.
/PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States,...
/PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Bioscience, Inc. today announced $9M in additional funding to accelerate the development and clinical validation of its Digital...
Developer-centric identity platform Auth0 today announced that it has raised a $120 million Series F round led by Salesforce Ventures. Existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Meritech Capital, World Innovation Lab, Trinity Ventures, Telstra Ventures and K9 Ventures also participated in this round, as well as new investor DTCP. With this, the company has […]
TechCrunch’s first Early Stage event goes down in exactly one week, and we’re pretty freakin’ amped about it! Early Stage is unique in that it’s more of an entrepreneurial bootcamp, smashed into a two-day virtual format, than a traditional conference. Experts from across the industry will give presentations on a specific topic, from How To […]
Medly Pharmacy has raised $100 million in a round of funding co-led by Greycroft and Volition Capital, at a time when digital health care is booming.
RealityEngines.AI, the machine learning startup co-founded by former AWS and Google exec Bindu Reddy, today announced that it is rebranding as Abacus.AI and launching its autonomous AI service into general availability. In addition, the company also today disclosed that it has raised a $13 million Series A round led by Index Ventures’ Mike Volpi, who […]
Venture capital fund managers need to convince LPs about the attractiveness of a potential investment. Part of that due diligence is the LPs evaluation of the GPs edge. This piece describes structural edge and how venture capital professionals can think about the durability of edge.
China's largest state-backed semiconductor fund plans to reduce its holdings in two listed technology companies, a decision that comes following a torrid bull run in China's stock market.
The second quarter’s venture capital results are coming into focus. The Exchange will have more notes on Q2’s venture results this week, but this morning we’re digging into our first dataset concerning what happened in the world of private capital from April through June. Crunchbase News — a place I used to work, it feels […]
The stakes keep getting higher for American discount brokerage Robinhood, which today disclosed that it has added hundreds of millions of dollars to its previously disclosed funding round. Including the $280 million that the company had already announced, Robinhood said that it was “pleased to share” that it “raised an additional $320 million in subsequent […]
Visa, Mastercard, Fiserv, Global Payments, and Open Lending are among the firms that are likely to benefit from greater adoption of contactless payments and online commerce.
/PRNewswire/ -- Onyx CenterSource, a leading global provider of B2B payments and business intelligence to the hospitality industry, today announced a new...
You don't need to return uncashed stimulus checks that have been issued to dead people.
Last week it was revealed that Apple looks likely to launch QR code payment functionality within iOS 14. Why now?
The IRS has canceled uncashed stimulus checks to dead people.
Streamlining anti-money laundering checks, longer central bank opening hours and linking national systems would cut cross-border payment costs, global regulators said on Monday.
Resolving longstanding frictions and challenges in cross-border payments has been a major objective of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI). A solution is very important for global economic growth, trade, and financial inclusion.
/PRNewswire/ -- UAE-based retailers recently enjoyed the newly opened drive-in cinema experience at the Mall of the Emirates rooftop, at an exclusive event for...
The value of transactions on the Unified Payments Interface, a platform created by Indias largest banks in 2016, reached an all-time high last month as people feared to handle banknotes amid the pandemic.
Twitter and the Mumbai Police's helpline were flooded after panicked citizens reported receiving a phone call from a man who reported witnessing a murder. Several users even uploaded recordings of the call from the number +911408800135.
A report by Razorpay titled 101 Days of Covid-19 Era: Impact On Digital Payments shows that credit-based payment modes have seen an exponential rise as the countrywide lockdown put household incomes in deep stress