Observability platform Grafana Labs announced it has acquired K6, a load-testing startup, for an undisclosed amount.
Teleoperation is necessary for widespread adoption of autonmous vehicles and new legislation and regulations will help pave the way.
Graph database startup Neo4j raised $320 million at an over $2 billion valuation, highlighting the value of graph databases.
UserLeap, a user experience monitoring company, raised $38 million in a funding round led by a16z.
Lexion, a platform leveraging AI to streamline legal contract management processes, has raised $11 million in venture capital.
A $325 million Series F funding round, bringing Neo4j's valuation to over $2 billion. A social network of 3 billion people, distributed across 1000 servers. The latter is a demo; the former is not. But both are real signs that the graph market and Neo4j are getting huge.
According to a survey by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, experts don't believe ethical AI will be broadly adopted soon.
AI is used in an array of useful applications, such as predicting a machine's lifetime through its vibrations, monitoring the cardiac activity of patients and incorporating facial recognition capabilities into video surveillance systems. The downside is that AI-based technology generally requires a lot of power and, in most cases, must be permanently connected to the cloud, raising issues related to data protection, IT security and energy use.
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AI-powered cyber threats pose a major risk to enterprises, particularly those engaged in frequent communications susceptible to phishing.
In recent years, computer scientists have developed a broad variety of virtual agents, artificial agents designed to interact with humans or assist them with various tasks. Some past findings suggest that the extent to which human users trust these agents often depends on how much they perceive them to be likable and pleasant.
In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, clinics and patients alike began canceling all non-urgent appointments and procedures in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. A boom in telemedicine was borne out of necessity as healthcare workers, administrators, and scientists creatively advanced technologies to fill a void in care.
Microsoft and Google are vying in the race to make their office and collaboration apps ready for the new hybrid work future. Microsoft's focus is on Teams, Fluid Framework, a new digital whiteboard and more.
IonQ's quantum systems are now available on the big three hyperscale cloud providers.
The reintroduction of the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act in the 117th Congress has received mixed responses.
Scientists find although longevity rises with medical advances, humans have not found way to slow rate of ageing
New technology can help arm the forestry industry in a world of growing threats.
Chinese tech vendor expands its partnership with state-owned manufacturer BAIC Group to build 1,000 autonomous electric vehicles, for 480,000 yuan ($74,987) each, over the next three years.