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Mira marries NLP with computer vision to create a rich, search-powered shopping experience

Mira marries NLP with computer vision to create a rich, search-powered shopping experience

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Although it bills itself as a "beauty search engine," the AI technology underpinning Mira's platform is applicable to many rich online shopping experiences.
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Google's aggressive 'ambient computing' strategy means it wants to be everywhere

8 hours ago   |   CNBC

Alphabet's hardware strategy is to place Google products in enough places that it fades into the background. But the sell could be harder than even its smartest AI can predict.
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Toyota has created a car that uses AI to sense a driver's state, and can even wake them up using inflatable cushions or cold air if they're nodding off

Toyota has created a car that uses AI to sense a driver's state, and can even wake them up using inflatable cushions or cold air if they're nodding off

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Toyota has introduced the concept "LQ" car that comes with an artificial intelligence agent, Yui. Yui reads the driver's emotional and physical state to control aspects of the...
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Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs: What Google changed

Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs: What Google changed

12 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   3 articles

A specs comparison of Google's Pixel 3 versus Pixel 4 as well as Pixel 3 XL versus Pixel 4 XL, including price, dimensions, features, and cameras.
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Zoom rolls out AI-powered transcripts, note-taking features, and more

Zoom rolls out AI-powered transcripts, note-taking features, and more

12 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Zoom today announced a slew of new features heading to its conferencing solution platform, including real-time transcripts powered by Otter.
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Google unveils Nest Wifi Router and Nest Wifi Point with Google Assistant

Google unveils Nest Wifi Router and Nest Wifi Point with Google Assistant

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Google's Nest Wifi Router and Nest Wifi Point, which repalce Google Wifi, are a mesh router and beacon set fully compatible with Google Assistant.
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Pixel Buds with hands-free Google Assistant will arrive in 2020

Pixel Buds with hands-free Google Assistant will arrive in 2020

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Google's latest version of Pixel Buds come with a dedicated chip for on-device machine learning and long range Bluetooth.
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Gita is a $3,250 personal cargo robot that follows you around

Gita is a $3,250 personal cargo robot that follows you around

15 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Vespa maker Piaggio has officially launched Gita, a $3,250 personal cargo robot that follows you around with all your stuff.
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Facebook Portal review: WhatsApp integration needs work

Facebook Portal review: WhatsApp integration needs work

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

In recent weeks, Facebook's Portal unit rolled out a number of new devices and features. This is our review of what works and what needs work.
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How causal inference is helping companies innovate and grow

How causal inference is helping companies innovate and grow

17 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Companies are making use of causal inference in two key scenarios: the planning side and the impact assessment side of their business.
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