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Baidu's smart home group seeks to raise capital at a $2.9 billion valuation

Baidu's smart home group seeks to raise capital at a $2.9 billion valuation

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

The group responsible for developing Baidu's voice platform, DuerOS, will seek to raise capital at a $2.9 billion valuation.
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ExamSoft's remote bar exam sparks privacy and facial recognition concerns

ExamSoft's remote bar exam sparks privacy and facial recognition concerns

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

To administer bar exams in 20 different states next week, ExamSoft is using facial recognition and collecting the biometric data of legal professionals.
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Google's Cloud TPUs now better support PyTorch

Google's Cloud TPUs now better support PyTorch

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Courtesy of PyTorch/XLA , Google's Cloud TPUs now better support Facebook's PyTorch machine learning framework.
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LinkedIn open-sources GDMix, a framework for training AI personalization models

LinkedIn open-sources GDMix, a framework for training AI personalization models

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

LinkedIn recently open-sourced GDMix, a framework for training the sort of AI personalization models used in search engines and ecommerce websites.
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Google's Smart Cleanup taps AI to streamline data entry

Google's Smart Cleanup taps AI to streamline data entry

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Smart Cleanup, an AI-powered Google Sheets feature that automatically detects and removes duplicates and more, is now generally available.
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Your favorite A.I. language tool is toxic

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

The business world has been captivated by A.I. that can craft sentences that seem, at least superficially, like they've been written by humans. But these so-called pretrained...
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Seismic raises $92 million to automate sales processes

Seismic raises $92 million to automate sales processes

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Seismic, a startup developing an AI-powered sales enablement platform, has raised $92 million from new and existing investors.
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ButterflyMX raises $35 million for smart intercom systems

ButterflyMX raises $35 million for smart intercom systems

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   3 articles

ButterflyMX, a startup developing smart, connected intercom systems, has raised $35 million to expand its workforce and market share.
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Arm unveils new chips for advanced driver assistance systems

Arm unveils new chips for advanced driver assistance systems

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Chipmaker Arm today announced new hardware solutions designed to handle autonomous vehicle perception and decision-making workloads.
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Exotec raises $90 million to bring robotics and automation to more warehouses

Exotec raises $90 million to bring robotics and automation to more warehouses

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Exotec has raised $90 million for its "goods-to-person" robotic picking system designed to improve productivity for human warehouse workers.
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'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. Read more ...

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

The states are high Tuesday night with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden trying to win over undecided voters and secure their support base. Read more ...

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at its parks in California, Florida

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at its parks in California, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. - Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it will lay off 28,000 workers... Read more ...

Watch Live: The first 2020 Presidential Debate

Watch Live: The first 2020 Presidential Debate

The first 2020 presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden begins at 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday. Watch the debate live online above, or follow along with updates and... Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback shared this image of him and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, holding a sonogram Tuesday afternoon on Instagram. Read more ...

“You're debating him, not me!” Chris Wallace caught in middle of Trump-Biden...

“You're debating him, not me!” Chris Wallace caught in middle of Trump-Biden debate

There were only two candidates on stage at Tuesday night's first presidential debate - but it was a three-way battle. Moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace struggled... Read more ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former... Read more ...

Biden releases tax returns before debate, amid furor over Trump's

Biden releases tax returns before debate, amid furor over Trump's

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden today released his 2019 tax return, showing he paid nearly $300,000 in federal taxes, just hours before a presidential debate... Read more ...

Former NBA player Delonte West reunited with mother, checks into rehab...

Former NBA player Delonte West reunited with mother, checks into rehab facility, reports say

The Dallas Mavericks confirmed in an email to CNN that team owner Mark Cuban picked up West at a gas station Monday in an attempt to help get the 37-year-old's his life back on... Read more ...

What's next for Titans, Vikings after COVID-19 outbreak

What's next for Titans, Vikings after COVID-19 outbreak

Like MLB, the NFL eschewed a bubble. So, like MLB, an inevitable outbreak has hit the NFL. The Tennessee Titans have closed their facility after eight team members tested... Read more ...