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The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare using AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare using AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups...
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Guelph U launches AI ethics centre amid growing debate around data privacy, bias

4 hours ago   |   National Post

GUELPH, Ont. - The University of Guelph is launching a new hub for artificial intelligence to grapple with ethical questions amidst growing concern around issues of privacy...
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Gender bias claims roil AI research community

Gender bias claims roil AI research community

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The challenges of making the technology industry a more welcoming place for women are numerous, especially in the booming field of artificial intelligence. To get a sense of...
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Uber and Linux Foundation launch Horovod project for distributed deep learning

Uber and Linux Foundation launch Horovod project for distributed deep learning

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Uber and the Linux Foundation's LF Deep Learning Foundation today introduced the Horovod project for disributed AI training at scale.
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Soul Machines launches Digital DNA platform for lifelike virtual assistants

Soul Machines launches Digital DNA platform for lifelike virtual assistants

10 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Soul Machines is launching Digital DNA, a platform for making lifelike virtual assistants for use cases ranging from applications in gaming to business.
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Artificial intelligence's rise exposes gaping gender gap

11 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

The challenges of making the technology industry a more welcoming place for women are numerous, especially in the booming field of artificial intelligence. To get a sense of...
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Andrew Ng launches AI playbook for businesses

Andrew Ng launches AI playbook for businesses

12 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Google Brain cofounder and former Baidu AI chief scientist Andrew Ng today announced the launch of the 'AI Transformation Playbook'.
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Pypestream raises $15 million for conversational enterprise AI

Pypestream raises $15 million for conversational enterprise AI

12 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

New York conversational artificial intelligence startup Pypestream has raised $15 million in additional funding, it announced.
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Cogito spins out CompanionMx to bring emotion-tracking to health care providers

Cogito spins out CompanionMx to bring emotion-tracking to health care providers

12 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

CompanionMx is a spin-off from voice analysis company Cogito that will focus on sending physicians alerts about patients' mental well-being.
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Robotiq raises $23 million to ‘free human hands from repetitive tasks'

Robotiq raises $23 million to ‘free human hands from repetitive tasks'

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Robotiq has raised $23 million for robotics technology that carries out tasks that typically require the dexterous ability of human hands.
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Bad batch of Romaine lettuce traced to single California farm

Bad batch of Romaine lettuce traced to single California farm

Health officials on Thursday said that a bad batch of Romaine lettuce that caused an E. coli outbreak was traced back to a farm in central California. The Center for Disease... Read more ...

Wealthy family will pay you $100K to travel world, take photos

Wealthy family will pay you $100K to travel world, take photos

A wealthy family is looking for photographers to travel the world and take photos for them. They'll pay for your travel, food and accommodation expenses. Read more ...

Trump Inauguration Committee Under Criminal Probe: WSJ

Trump Inauguration Committee Under Criminal Probe: WSJ

President Trump's inaugural committee is the subject of a criminal probe by federal prosecutors, according to an exclusive Wall Street Journal report released Thursday. Sources... Read more ...

Trump Defends Hush-Money Payments In Fox News Interview

Trump Defends Hush-Money Payments In Fox News Interview

The president says he never directed his onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen to do anything wrong. Cohen pleaded guilty Wednesday to making illegal payments before the 2016... Read more ...

Outraged over Khashoggi's murder, Senate votes to end U.S. support of Saudi...

Outraged over Khashoggi's murder, Senate votes to end U.S. support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen war

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to cease military assistance to Saudi Arabia and its coalition airstrikes in Yemen, which have resulted in the deaths of thousands of... Read more ...

Reports: French police kill suspected Christmas market shooter

Reports: French police kill suspected Christmas market shooter

French police have stopped the suspect of the Strasbourg attack, according to reports. Read more ...

DOJ veterans say Trump's latest defense in the Michael Cohen case is rarely...

DOJ veterans say Trump's latest defense in the Michael Cohen case is rarely successful and could spectacularly backfire on him

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to assert his innocence after his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted to violating campaign-finance laws at his boss's... Read more ...

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleaded guilty to engaging in a...

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina pleaded guilty to engaging in a conspiracy against the US

Suspected Russian agent Maria Butina pleaded guilty Thursday to engaging in a conspiracy against the US. Butina has long been suspected of working with a high-ranking Russian... Read more ...

The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how and when to watch

The Geminid meteor shower peaks this week: Here's how and when to watch

This will be the last - and strongest - meteor shower of the year, according to NASA. Read more ...

Man arrested after shooting, killing 'intruder' who was coming to collect...

Man arrested after shooting, killing 'intruder' who was coming to collect money for drugs

Detectives later learned the "intruder" was a drug dealer and he was coming to collect a debt owed for methamphetamine, police said. Read more ...