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Computer vision researchers develop city-scale smart tracking platform

COMPUTER VISION RESEARCHERS DEVELOP CITY-SCALE SMART TRACKING PLATFORM

Tracking a vehicle or person moving between multiple city-scale locations will become considerably easier thanks to AI camera innovations.

Why the open banking movement is gaining momentum

WHY THE OPEN BANKING MOVEMENT IS GAINING MOMENTUM

Join this VB Live event to learn how open banking is fueling both opportunity for FIs and better financial outcomes for consumers.

 
 
 
Cortical.io's AI makes bulk contract analysis faster and more accurate

CORTICAL.IO'S AI MAKES BULK CONTRACT ANALYSIS FASTER AND MORE ACCURATE

Reviewing large quantities of legal or financial documents can be a chore, but Contract Intelligence promises to cut analysis time...

Contest for control over the semantic layer for analytics begins in earnest

CONTEST FOR CONTROL OVER THE SEMANTIC LAYER FOR ANALYTICS BEGINS IN EARNEST

Processing of analytics across hybrid clouds will require organizations to take a different approach the semantic layer.

 
 
 
3 tech trends that COVID-19 will accelerate in 2021

3 TECH TRENDS THAT COVID-19 WILL ACCELERATE IN 2021

These trends, driven by COVID, will have a long-lasting impact on our future.

Pinterest: How AR elevates our data strategy

PINTEREST: HOW AR ELEVATES OUR DATA STRATEGY

Pinterest senior VP Jeremy King talked with VentureBeat about how the company's data strategy fuels changes.

 
 
 
Why Microsoft's self-driving car strategy will work

WHY MICROSOFT'S SELF-DRIVING CAR STRATEGY WILL WORK

Self-driving car startup Cruise has just gotten a $2 billion infusion from Microsoft, which actually stands to gain more from the deal.

What Apple's first mixed reality headset will mean for enterprises

WHAT APPLE'S FIRST MIXED REALITY HEADSET WILL MEAN FOR ENTERPRISES

Apple's first mixed reality headset appears to be moving closer to release, notably priced for enterprise rather than consumer adoption.

 
 
 
Soci raises $80 million to power data-driven localized marketing for enterprises

SOCI RAISES $80 MILLION TO POWER DATA-DRIVEN LOCALIZED MARKETING FOR ENTERPRISES

Soci, a platform that helps brick-and-mortar businesses deploy localized marketing campaigns, has raised $80 million.

Amazon Web Services' insights into gaming for 2021

AMAZON WEB SERVICES' INSIGHTS INTO GAMING FOR 2021

Eric Morales says Amazon Web Services has 90% of game publishers as its customers. That gives the company insight into 2021.

 
 
 
OpenDrives raises almost $20 million to advance its data storage solutions

OPENDRIVES RAISES ALMOST $20 MILLION TO ADVANCE ITS DATA STORAGE SOLUTIONS

OpenDrives, which provides network-attached storage solutions for enterprise clients, has raised a series B round of funding.

VAST Data allies with Nvidia on reference storage architecture for AI

VAST DATA ALLIES WITH NVIDIA ON REFERENCE STORAGE ARCHITECTURE FOR AI

VAST Data collaborates with Nvidia to create reference architecture for attaching its storage systems to GPU servers.

 
 
 

FORMER EA EXEC PETER MOORE RETURNS TO GAMING AS UNITY SVP OF SPORTS AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Peter Moore made his mark on video games as one of the top bosses at EA, Microsoft, and Sega. And now he's coming back to games.

Allen Institute launches GENIE, a leaderboard for human-in-the-loop language model benchmarking

ALLEN INSTITUTE LAUNCHES GENIE, A LEADERBOARD FOR HUMAN-IN-THE-LOOP LANGUAGE MODEL BENCHMARKING

In a research paper, coauthors propose GENIE, a leaderboard for human-in-the-loop evaluation of text generation.

 
 
 
Swapp raises $7 million to automate construction planning with AI

SWAPP RAISES $7 MILLION TO AUTOMATE CONSTRUCTION PLANNING WITH AI

Swapp, a startup developing AI to automate construction planning, has raised $7 million in a funding round.

Google targets AI ethics lead Margaret Mitchell after firing Timnit Gebru

GOOGLE TARGETS AI ETHICS LEAD MARGARET MITCHELL AFTER FIRING TIMNIT GEBRU

Margaret Mitchell leads the Google AI ethics team following the firing of Timnit Gebru. Now Google said Mitchell is under investigation.

 
 
 
AlphaICs raises $8 million for AI-at-the-edge processors

ALPHAICS RAISES $8 MILLION FOR AI-AT-THE-EDGE PROCESSORS

AlphaICs has raised $8 million in funding for artificial intelligence processors for edge computing applications such as cars and wearables.

Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer Anthony Levandowski

TRUMP PARDONS FORMER GOOGLE SELF-DRIVING CAR ENGINEER ANTHONY LEVANDOWSKI

Donald Trump has given a full pardon to Anthony Levandowski, a former Google engineer who stole trade secret on self-driving cars.

 
 
 
Don't miss GamesBeat's new all-digital event on driving game growth 

DON'T MISS GAMESBEAT'S NEW ALL-DIGITAL EVENT ON DRIVING GAME GROWTH 

Join the all-digital event that's giving game publishers an edge in an uncertain ecosystem.

Increase mobile game revenue with cross-platform functionality

INCREASE MOBILE GAME REVENUE WITH CROSS-PLATFORM FUNCTIONALITY

Learn how to go beyond traditional avenues to create community, improve discoverability, and scale your mobile game in this VB Live...

 
 
 



Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

President Biden on Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to put him on notice about his “malign actions,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Psaki said that... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart wants to help pet owners turn dog days into dog daze. Read more ...

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Misdemeanor solicitation charges against Kraft and other men were dropped last year after a Florida appeals court ruled that the videos were not admissible as evidence. Read more ...

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

Oregon GOP's 'False Flag' Theory Draws a Backlash

As the Senate gears up for Donald Trump's second impeachment trial , tied to the violent Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Oregon's Republican Party has its own take on what happened... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...