Tag Archives: Zoox

What’s happened in AI: December 17th-23rd

By | December 24, 2018

Anthony Levandowski is back in the news again. This time it’s for his new autonomous trucking startup Pronto.ai, where he completed a 3,099 mile cross-country trip in one of his trucks. If verified it would be the longest known journey for an autonomous truck. Levandowski just keeps finding ways to stay relevant. 

What’s happened in AI: August 19th-26th

By | August 27, 2018

Big highlight this week is China Growth Capital’s Wayne Shiong predicting that Chinese AI companies could see their valuations decrease by 30-50%, reflecting signs of a liquidity crunch. My take is it’s too early to tell if the valuation hits will actually happen. You have to look at it on a macro / political perspective… Read More »

What’s happened in AI: July 16th-22nd

By | July 23, 2018

This past week has been quite a busy one. Highlights include Apple’s increased investment in its autonomous vehicle program, Softbank’s push to invest in Sensetime, Microsoft’s AI/cloud partnership with Walmart, Zoox’s $630mm potential investment round, and much more. Company developments: Get down with Google’s new pose-matching machine learning experiment – July 20, 2018 (Android Authority)… Read More »