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Three things hoteliers need to know about machine learning

When it comes to hospitality analytics, it’s hard to ignore the recent airtime devoted to and levels of interest in the topic of machine learning. …

Reach Robotics closes $7.5M Series A for its augmented reality bots

After years of research and development, Reach Robotics has closed a $7.5 million Series A, co-led by Korea Investment Partners (KiP) and IGlobe, to bring its augmented reality bots to market in a big way. The Bristol-based startup is looking to expand into the U.S., and the team is exploring …

Robotics

Blockchain raises $40 million from Lakestar and Google's venture arm

European venture capital fund Lakestar and GV, Google's venture capital arm, both led the round. Nokota Management and Digital Currency Group also took part in the investment, as did Blockchain's existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mosaic Venture Partners, Prudence Holdings, Virgin, and …

Nonprofits, not Silicon Valley startups, are creating AI apps for the greater good

These nonprofits are leading the charge in creating human-centered applications of the hottest AI technologies.<p>Predictions for the potential of artificial intelligence wax poetic — solutions from climate change to curing disease — but the everyday applications make it seem far more mundane, like a …

Machine Learning

Venture capital investment in AI skyrockets

Venture capitalists are pushing a lot of cash into artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, more than doubling the investment into …

Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It's Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.

Google just placed yet another bet on the idea that artificial intelligence will remake the world—and throw off wild profits.<p>The company disclosed …

Machine Learning