Volansi raises $50 million for high-speed autonomous delivery drones

San Francisco-based drone delivery startup Volansi raised $50 million in venture capital to accelerate its go-to-market efforts.

15 September 2020, venturebeat.com

Dystech using artificial intelligence to help speed screening for learning disorders

The app can be used to detect disabilities such as dyslexia and dysgraphia in 10 minutes.

15 September 2020, zdnet.com

LG unveils Wing phone with swivelling dual screens

The main screen can be rotated 90 degrees to be used together with the second screen.

15 September 2020, zdnet.com

Future autonomous machines may build trust through emotion

Research has extended the state-of-the-art in autonomy by providing a more complete picture of how actions and nonverbal signals contribute to promoting cooperation. Researchers suggested guidelines for designing autonomous machines such as robots, self-driving cars, drones and personal assistants that will effectively collaborate with Soldiers.

15 September 2020, sciencedaily.com

Nvidia's Arm Deal Would Make It the Center of the Chip World

Combining the two chipmakers would unite leaders in two big tech trends—artificial intelligence and mobile computing.

14 September 2020, wired.com

Arm's sale to Nvidia makes sense but we need binding guarantees | Nils Pratley

The US graphics firm is a better fit for the Cambridge-based chip-maker than the profligate Softbank

14 September 2020, theguardian.com

Idriverplus raises over $14.6 million for autonomous street cleaners and cars

Beijing-based self-driving startup Idriverplus raised $14.6 million in funding to further develop its autonomous robot and vehicle platform.

14 September 2020, venturebeat.com

Boston Dynamics CEO talks profitability and the company’s next robots

Boston Dynamics CEO Robert Playter discusses profitability; Spot, Pick, Handle, and Atlas; the company's broader roadmap, including which robots are next.

14 September 2020, venturebeat.com

DeepMind's AI is helping to re-write the rules of the chess

DeepMind's researchers are letting AlphaZero play with different rules to find out how to improve the game.

14 September 2020, zdnet.com

Nvidia researchers detail AI-powered clinical speech transcription system

In a new paper, Nvidia researchers describe a system that automatically transcribes speech from clinical patients and maps it to a medical ontology.

14 September 2020, venturebeat.com

How Amazon is using machine learning to eliminate 915,000 tons of packaging

ML has reduced Amazon's use of boxes from 69% to 42%, eliminating 915,000 tons of packaging material, and reducing carbon emissions significantly.

14 September 2020, venturebeat.com

A realistic picture of how AI fits into today’s economy

So you’re interested in AI? Then join our online event, TNW2020, where you’ll hear how artificial intelligence is transforming industries and businesses. There’s a difference between a shiny new thing and a thing that works. You just need to look at

14 September 2020, thenextweb.com

Machine-learning helps sort out massive materials' databases

EPFL and MIT scientists have used machine-learning to organize the chemical diversity found in the ever-growing databases for the popular metal-organic framework materials.

14 September 2020, techxplore.com

The fourth agricultural revolution is coming – but who will really benefit?

AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming – for worse as well as for better.

14 September 2020, theconversation.com

TikTok Owner’s Big Reason to Strike a U.S. Deal: China Is Slowing

ByteDance’s founder has long urged his employees to think beyond the world’s No. 2 economy, where growth is easing and competition is rising.

14 September 2020, nytimes.com

New research teaches AI how people move with internet videos

New research at the University of Michigan can train neural network models to identify a person's position in videos where only a portion of their body is visible in the shot. This breakthrough opens up a huge library of video content to a new use—teaching machines the meaning behind people's poses, as well as the different ways they interact with their environment.

14 September 2020, techxplore.com

The promise of voice AI in game development

AI voices are sounding more realistic today than ever before in the history of synthetic voice technology -- and this could be a boon for game developers.

14 September 2020, venturebeat.com

Airtable raises $185 million to grow its low-code app platform

No-code development platform Airtable has raised $185 million at a $2.5 billion valuation and plans to expand its framework.

14 September 2020, venturebeat.com

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