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VoiceSell raises $4 million for instant voice control for mobile ecommerce

VoiceSell raises $4 million for instant voice control for mobile ecommerce

45 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

VoiceSell has raised $4 million in funding to bring voice-based shopping control to existing online stores.
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OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations...
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Ford taps Agility Robotics' bipedal robot to test package delivery

Ford taps Agility Robotics' bipedal robot to test package delivery

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Automaker Ford says it has partnered with robotics startup Agility Robotics to experiment with bipedal robots for package delivery.
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Percepto raises $15 million for facility-monitoring autonomous drones

Percepto raises $15 million for facility-monitoring autonomous drones

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Percepto, a startup developing drone-in-a-box solutions for energy, oil and gas, and mining companies, has raised $15 million in capital.
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China uses AI, facial recognition, and blockchain to monitor its farms - but it still can't stop the gruesome swine fever that will leave 200 million pigs dead

China uses AI, facial recognition, and blockchain to monitor its farms - but it still can't stop the gruesome swine fever that will leave 200 million pigs dead

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Many Chinese tech firms are equipping the country's farms with artificial intelligence, facial recognition, and blockchain technologies to monitor their pigs' health. But none...
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Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.
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Mapillary launches marketplace to expand coverage of its crowdsourced map images and data

Mapillary launches marketplace to expand coverage of its crowdsourced map images and data

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Mapillary is creating a marketplace for street-level images and map data to serve specific needs of users while also making its core service more robust.
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Inside Amazon's German AI research program

12 hours ago   |   Politico


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This Silicon Valley founder is an expert in designing presentations. Here's what he thinks your startup needs to include in a pitch deck - and what you should leave out

This Silicon Valley founder is an expert in designing presentations. Here's what he thinks your startup needs to include in a pitch deck - and what you should leave out

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Mitch Grasso has some advice for founders on how to design their pitch decks and what their presentations should include. Grasso is a former software designer and a serial...
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Informatica signs a key deal with Amazon Web Services to help customers figure out the best way to move big chunks of data to the cloud by using AI

Informatica signs a key deal with Amazon Web Services to help customers figure out the best way to move big chunks of data to the cloud by using AI

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Informatica announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services to help customers more easily move their data to the cloud. Informatica will offer an AI-powered tool that will...
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Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

Schiff had issued a subpoena for all of Mueller's counterintelligence materials, but he had proposed that the Justice Department begin the effort by providing 12 specific sets... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump is “engaged in a cover-up” following a meeting Wednesday with House Democrats over whether to launch impeachment... Read more ...

Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

Investigators said they were unable to determine whether the Virginia governor is indeed the person in the blackface photo. Read more ...

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

The RV crashed into several cars and a palm tree. Read more ...

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday dismissed an internal IRS memo concluding it is "mandatory" for the IRS to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to... Read more ...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too Costly

Eli Lilly's lower-cost version of its Humalog insulin still costs much more than insulin sold outside the U.S. Read more ...

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a... Read more ...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White House

The Justice Department will begin handing over material to the House intelligence committee in response to a subpoena, Chairman Adam Schiff says. But the broader political... Read more ...

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators hired by Eastern Virginia Medical School were not able to identify the two individuals depicted in an offensive photograph on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984... Read more ...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to Congress that could answer many lingering Trump-Russia questions

The Justice Department agreed to begin turning over counterintelligence and foreign intelligence documents related to the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence... Read more ...