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AI Weekly: A growing chorus of experts agrees facial recognition systems must be regulated

AI Weekly: A growing chorus of experts agrees facial recognition systems must be regulated

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Oakland is now the third U.S. city to ban facial recognition use by local government departments, including its police force.
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Why do 87% of data science projects never make it into production?

Why do 87% of data science projects never make it into production?

22 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Why are so many companies failing to get AI strategies off the ground? AI experts from Gap, Inc. and IBM talk on stage at Transform 2019.
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FlixMobility raises $531 million for carpooling options on its AI-driven mobility platform

FlixMobility raises $531 million for carpooling options on its AI-driven mobility platform

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Germany's FlixMobility has reportedly raised a $531 million venture capital round that values the company at more than $2 billion.
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Who was at Transform 2019? Check the photo gallery

Who was at Transform 2019? Check the photo gallery

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Transform 2019 was VentureBeat's largest and most expansive event to date. Check out the photo gallery to catch the action and special moments.
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How Royal Caribbean is using computer vision to track buffet crowds on its ships

How Royal Caribbean is using computer vision to track buffet crowds on its ships

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Royal Caribbean is using computer vision and other machine learning techniques to track buffet crowds on its ships. Here's how.
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China is ‘mostly world class' in artificial intelligence software, but still relies on America for the processors to run it, say Wall Street analysts

China is ‘mostly world class' in artificial intelligence software, but still relies on America for the processors to run it, say Wall Street analysts

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

China is mostly world-class in AI, but it's still dependent on US chipmakers, Wall Street analysts who recently toured the country said. China has a huge leads the US and...
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Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.
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A psychologist explains why everyone is obsessed with a new viral app that shows what you'll look like when you're old

A psychologist explains why everyone is obsessed with a new viral app that shows what you'll look like when you're old

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

FaceApp, a controversial AI-powered photo editing app , can show you what you look like as an elderly person. The app might have psychological effects - both good and bad - for...
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Watch Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott explain the meaning of democratizing AI

Watch Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott explain the meaning of democratizing AI

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott sat down with Deepak Agarwal, LinkedIn's VP of artificial intelligence, to discuss democratizing AI and more at Transform 2019.
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This CEO has gotten Sequoia Capital to invest in each of his last four startups. Now, he says the legendary VC firm has changed over the years - for the better

This CEO has gotten Sequoia Capital to invest in each of his last four startups. Now, he says the legendary VC firm has changed over the years - for the better

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Andy Byrne is the founder and CEO of Clari, an AI startup that helps businesses manage sales and customer relations. It is Byrne's 4th startup - and has secured funding from...
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Bernard Arnault is the second richest person in the world with a fortune of...

Bernard Arnault is the second richest person in the world with a fortune of $108 billion - here are 13 quotes that reveal his philosophy on money, success, and power

French billionaire Bernard Arnault became the second richest person in the world this week. The LVMH chairman and CEO has a reported net worth of $108 billion, more than Bill... Read more ...

At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British...

At least 23 sailors are reportedly being held by Iran after 2 British tankers seized in Strait of Hormuz

Iran is reportedly holding at least 23 sailors after it seized a UK-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz. A second tanker, owned by a British shipping... Read more ...

Chewy slips after its inaugural earnings report as investors wonder if the...

Chewy slips after its inaugural earnings report as investors wonder if the stock is too expensive

Chewy slipped by as much as 7.5% on Friday after the company reported quarterly earnings for the first time since its June initial public offering. The online pet supply... Read more ...

The maker of Budweiser is selling off its $11 billion Australian business...

The maker of Budweiser is selling off its $11 billion Australian business after a failed IPO

Anheuser-Busch InBev , the brewer of Budweiser and Bud Light, is selling is Australia business to Asahi Group Holdings. Asahi Group is paying $11 billion for brands including... Read more ...

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market

A young cow escaped slaughter at a Connecticut meat market - only to have its throat slit in public in Home Depot parking lot, according to a new report. Read more ...

Chewy slips after its inaugural earnings report as investors wonder if the...

Chewy slips after its inaugural earnings report as investors wonder if the stock is too expensive

Chewy slipped by as much as 7.5% on Friday after the company reported quarterly earnings for the first time since its June initial public offering. The online pet supply... Read more ...

EA shares dropped after the gaming titan lost the rights to Ronaldo's...

EA shares dropped after the gaming titan lost the rights to Ronaldo's Juventus in FIFA 2020

Electronic Arts have lost the rights to use the club name "Juventus" in their upcoming FIFA 2020 game after the Italian giants signed an exclusive deal with Pro Evolution... Read more ...

‘My guys are f--- savages': Aaron Boone's tirade over umpire's strike zone...

‘My guys are f--- savages': Aaron Boone's tirade over umpire's strike zone gets caught on hot mics

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was ejected in the second inning of Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays for arguing with rookie umpire Brennan... Read more ...

ESPN's Dan Le Batard rips into racist 'send her back' chants during Trump...

ESPN's Dan Le Batard rips into racist 'send her back' chants during Trump rally, breaking from company's apolitical stance

ESPN's Dan Le Batard bucked company policy and ripped into President Donald Trump and people who chanted "send her back!" during a recent MAGA rally. Le Batard criticized ESPN... Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...