Crunch Report | KKR Buys WebMD for $2.8 Billion

KKR is buying WebMD for $2.8 billion, Didi and SoftBank invest $2 billion into Grab, Daimler and Bosch create a driverless parking garage and the next Microsoft HoloLens gets an...

Apple launches machine learning research site

Apple just launched a blog focused on machine learning research papers and sharing the company’s findings. The Apple Machine Learning Journal is a bit empty right...

Yandex open sources CatBoost, a gradient boosting machine learning library

Artificial intelligence is now powering a growing number of computing functions, and today the developer community today is getting another AI boost, courtesy of Yandex....

This crazily realistic video forgery of Obama was generated by a lip-syncing AI

Computer scientists at the University of Washington have created an AI Barack Obama that's able to produce new lip-sync video footage of him speaking, based on old recorded audio clips. The...

Microsoft launches AI for Earth to give $2M in services to environmental projects

After helping to launch the Partnership on AI with Google, Facebook and others; and doubling down on AI research, today Microsoft unveiled a new initiative...

Gong, an AI-based language tool to help sales and customer service reps, nabs $20M

As artificial intelligence continues its spread into all aspects of computing, many believe that it will be the next big frontier in CRM. Today a...

A discussion about AI’s conflicts and challenges

Thirty five years ago having a PhD in computer vision was considered the...

Entelo steps up its AI game with $20M Series C 

The race to crown a winner in the AI-powered recruiting software space is on. With both Workey and Mya nabbing rounds in the last few...

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Yikes! WhatsApp has ruined Status feature with its latest update

WhatsApp rolled out the new Status feature for its billion plus users on Thursday night. This is major feature update, and it adds...