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What Google's AI-designed chip tells us about the nature of intelligence

WHAT GOOGLE'S AI-DESIGNED CHIP TELLS US ABOUT THE NATURE OF INTELLIGENCE

Google Brain scientists published in Nature a deep reinforcement learning technique for floorplanning, or arranging components on chips.

Boomi CEO on integration platform-as-a-service in the cloud era

BOOMI CEO ON INTEGRATION PLATFORM-AS-A-SERVICE IN THE CLOUD ERA

VentureBeat talked with Boomi CEO Chris McNabb about integration platform-as-a-service in the cloud era.

 
 
 
Transform 2021: Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve?

TRANSFORM 2021: WHERE DOES YOUR ENTERPRISE STAND ON THE AI ADOPTION CURVE?

VentureBeat's annual AI survey returns alongside Transform 2021 this July 12-16, 2021. Transform, the world's leading event on applied...

OSS Enterprise: A newsletter all about open source

OSS ENTERPRISE: A NEWSLETTER ALL ABOUT OPEN SOURCE

VentureBeat is launching the OSS Enterprise newsletter to help you navigate the complex world of open source.

 
 
 
UserLeap raises $38M to track customer experiences

USERLEAP RAISES $38M TO TRACK CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

UserLeap, a user experience monitoring company, raised $38 million in a funding round led by a16z.

Graph database platform Neo4j raises $325M to inform decision-making

GRAPH DATABASE PLATFORM NEO4J RAISES $325M TO INFORM DECISION-MAKING

Graph database startup Neo4j raised $320 million at an over $2 billion valuation, highlighting the value of graph databases.

 
 
 
Why game companies like Sony are using anti-cheat and anti-piracy technology

WHY GAME COMPANIES LIKE SONY ARE USING ANTI-CHEAT AND ANTI-PIRACY TECHNOLOGY

Join VB's Dean Takahashi and others to learn how game developers can protect their franchise, reputation, and revenue.

Ethical AI will not see broad adoption by 2030, study suggests

ETHICAL AI WILL NOT SEE BROAD ADOPTION BY 2030, STUDY SUGGESTS

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, experts don't believe ethical AI will be broadly adopted soon.

 
 
 
Dear enterprise IT: Cybercriminals use AI too

DEAR ENTERPRISE IT: CYBERCRIMINALS USE AI TOO

AI-powered cyber threats pose a major risk to enterprises, particularly those engaged in frequent communications susceptible to phishing.

Productivity API and automation platform Nylas raises $120 million

PRODUCTIVITY API AND AUTOMATION PLATFORM NYLAS RAISES $120 MILLION

Nylas, an API platform that helps developers integrate key productivity features into their apps, has raised $120 million.

 
 
 
Cybereason: 80% of orgs that paid the ransom were hit again

CYBEREASON: 80% OF ORGS THAT PAID THE RANSOM WERE HIT AGAIN

The aftermath of a ransomware attack is costly, with 65% of organizations hit by an attack reporting revenue loss, Cybereason said.

Tractable uses computer vision to accelerate insurance claims

TRACTABLE USES COMPUTER VISION TO ACCELERATE INSURANCE CLAIMS

Tractable's AI performs a real-time analysis that helps insurance companies quickly decide whether a car can be fixed.

 
 
 
Agari: 50% of accounts are accessed within 12 hours of being stolen

AGARI: 50% OF ACCOUNTS ARE ACCESSED WITHIN 12 HOURS OF BEING STOLEN

Cybercriminals move quickly to compromise accounts within hours of stealing credentials via phishing, according to Agari research.

These 3 amazing companies are looking to hire engineers right now

THESE 3 AMAZING COMPANIES ARE LOOKING TO HIRE ENGINEERS RIGHT NOW

This week we're planting the focus on three companies that are actively hiring for a number of great engineering roles.

 
 
 
Amazon Alexa head scientist on developing trustworthy AI systems

AMAZON ALEXA HEAD SCIENTIST ON DEVELOPING TRUSTWORTHY AI SYSTEMS

Amazon Alexa head scientist Rohit Prasad believes context is the key to more capable voice-driven AI systems - and AI systems in general.

Introhive raises $100M to automate customer relationship management

INTROHIVE RAISES $100M TO AUTOMATE CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

Introhive, a company providing customer relationship management automation solutions, has raised $100 million in a growth equity round.

 
 
 
MachineMetrics raises $20M to meet industrial analytics demand

MACHINEMETRICS RAISES $20M TO MEET INDUSTRIAL ANALYTICS DEMAND

MachineMetrics, a company developing a platform to monitor industrial machines, has raised $20 million in venture funding.

Data analytics startup Imply nabs $70M to grow cloud service

DATA ANALYTICS STARTUP IMPLY NABS $70M TO GROW CLOUD SERVICE

Imply, a big data analytics startup based in California, has raised $70 million at a post-money valuation of $700 million.

 
 
 
Worker engagement and communication platform Sense raises $16M

WORKER ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION PLATFORM SENSE RAISES $16M

Sense, a worker engagement and communication platform backed by GV, has raised $16 million in a series C round of funding.

PUBG maker Krafton will raise $5B in public offering

PUBG MAKER KRAFTON WILL RAISE $5B IN PUBLIC OFFERING

Krafton, the maker of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or the battle royale shooter game known as PUBG, plans to raise $5 billion in...

 
 
 



Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

Bucks bounce back to beat Nets 104-89 and force Game 7

MILWAUKEE - Khris Middleton scored 38 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 30 and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed in a 104-89 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night... Read more ...

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

Kevin Durant deserves a pass this time - but not in Game 7

The Nets' Kevin Durant deserves a pass for Game 6, no questions asked. He doesn't get one in Game 7 versus the Bucks. Read more ...

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson falls behind and gets annoyed in US Open first round

Phil Mickelson, fresh off his PGA Championship victory, struggled in Thursday's first round of the U.S. Open, shooting a 4-over-par 75. Read more ...

Hendricks wins 7th straight start, Cubs beat Mets 2-0

Hendricks wins 7th straight start, Cubs beat Mets 2-0

NEW YORK - Kyle Hendricks flummoxed the Mets for six innings to win his career-best seventh straight start, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer in the first off Marcus Stroman and... Read more ...

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

Morton takes no-hitter into 7th, Braves beat Cardinals 4-0

ATLANTA - Charlie Morton didn't allow a hit until the seventh inning and took a shutout into the eighth, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Thursday... Read more ...

Clippers' Leonard listed as out for Friday's Game 6 vs. Utah

Clippers' Leonard listed as out for Friday's Game 6 vs. Utah

LOS ANGELES - Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard is officially out Friday night for Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Utah Jazz, but coach Tyronn Lue did not... Read more ...

Texas Rep. - Trump's Former Doctor - Demands Biden Take Cognitive Test

Texas Rep. - Trump's Former Doctor - Demands Biden Take Cognitive Test

Republican Ronny Jackson thinks the president should follow in Trump's footsteps to “document and demonstrate sound mental abilities.” Read more ...

Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say...

Black Americans are lauding the new Juneteenth federal holiday. But some say more work is needed

Some say that while they appreciate the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren. Read more ...

NJ naval base shut down, woman busted in bomb scare

NJ naval base shut down, woman busted in bomb scare

Personnel at Naval Weapons Station Earle have been ordered to shelter in place after a woman drove up to the main gate said she had a bomb in her car. Read more ...

Yankees turn second triple play of the season in wild fashion

Yankees turn second triple play of the season in wild fashion

The Yankees turn a triple play Thursday night against the Blue Jays, their second of the season. Read more ...