Big week highlight this week is Baidu’s development of simultaneous language translation through one of their AI programs. It’s considered a major step forward in the natural language processing realm.
Elsewhere on the M&A side Lyft made an acquisition of Blue Vision to further enhance their autonomous vehicle program.
Highlights this week include two big autonomous vehicle partnerships and some heavy fundraising rounds. Honda and GM, in addition to Toyota and Softbank, launched autonomous vehicle partnerships with major commitments. The space continues to build and scale based on who partners with who. On the fundraising side, ZipRecruiter and Hopper both had over $100mm fundraising… Read More »
Exciting two weeks in AI. Highlights include Andrew Ng’s new startup Landing.ai, Black in AI panel at NIPS 2017 and Google announcing its AI made its own AI. Also, check out Venturebeat’s AI weekly update as they do a fantastic job. Company news / recent developments: Google’s AI made its own AI, and it’s better… Read More »