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Apple’s AI director offers more information about company’s work on self-driving systems

Apple’s machine learning efforts have been highlighted in the past, but the company’s artificial intelligence director dove deeper during a speech this week. As outlined by Wired, Ruslan Salakhutdinov took the stage to offer a closer look at how Apple is using machine learning…<p>Salakhutdinov’s …

Machine Learning

China’s plans to lead the global economy are being foiled by… China

America’s traditional stewardship of the global economy is in limbo. As president-elect Donald Trump sees it, the United States’ role in the world isn’t necessarily to lead it. Sure, the US will still engage with other countries—but only in line with Trump’s guiding principle of “America …

Economics

10 Young CEO's of Silicon Valley startups you can't afford to ignore

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share41<p>+1<p>Shares 67<p>Tales of enormous fortunes created by the technology industry brought a gold rush in recent years that has gripped San …

Startups

33 startups to watch in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on …

The Hottest Patent Field for Google and Apple May Surprise You

One way to look at a company’s innovation efforts is by looking at its intellectual property. If a firm is frequently filing for patents in a given …

Uber launches its own AI lab to make food deliveries faster and self-driving cars better

Ride-hail giant acquires Geometric Intelligence to staff new lab<p>Uber just announced the launch of Uber AI Labs, a new research group focused on improving everything from the route of your food delivery to the way your self-driving Uber car navigates the roads. The lab will be staffed by members of …

Artificial Intelligence

Tesla Versus GM: Which Self-Driving Car Roadmap Will Win?

In the race to develop self-driving cars, a few roadmaps are emerging. There’s the Tesla Motors approach of putting driverless vehicle technology …

5 Personal Finance Tips to Teach Your Kids While They're Young

The money habits children develop when they're young can shape their financial future. That's why it's important to set them on the right path early on. Here are a few key financial tips to start with.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>Money in your pocket today is worth more than the same amount you might …

Personal Finance

This Company Could Grow Organs in the Lab -- and It's Not Organovo Holdings

Image source: Getty Images.<p>A few years back,<b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: ONVO) was seen as the solution to organ transplant waiting lists. The argument went that Organovo,which creates 3D liver tissue samples for drug toxicology studies from a bioprinter device, would simply print organs on demand -- …

Biotechnology

Artificial Intelligence Intersects with Autonomous Vehicles

In his tenth post in the series, Marshall Kirkpatrick focuses on the intersection between artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles. By way of …

Artificial Intelligence

A recent Goldman Sachs junior banker launched a podcast to explain everything you need to know about Wall Street

If you've ever heard terms like "IPO" or "DCF" tossed around without a clue as to what they mean — or speculated about 100-hour workweek horror stories and whether they could possibly be true, listen up.<p>Alan Li, a former Goldman Sachs junior banker who just wrapped up his two-year analyst program, …

A Promising New Way To Spot Cancer? Your Search History

If your Internet searches reveal you have cancer, should Google or Microsoft tell you? And how?<p>In a study published this week in the <i>Journal of Oncology Practice</i>, Microsoft researchers revealed that they can likely identify many Bing users who have pancreatic cancer–even before their disease has …

CrowdFlower raises $10 million from Microsoft and others to bring A.I. to data science

CrowdFlower, a crowdsourced data-cleaning and tagging platform, has closed a fresh $10 million in funding in a round led by Microsoft Ventures, Canvas Ventures, and Trinity Ventures.<p>Founded out of San Francisco in 2009, CrowdFlower had previously raised $28 million, including a $12.5 million round …

Machine Learning

Just Sold Your Company? Now Where Do You Invest Your Money?

It's important to make sure your hard earnings continue to pay off, which is why you should carefully decide what to invest in and how.<p>More and more startups are emerging on the scene and garnering success, and just as many are being sold off to larger companies for an impressive amount every …

Lazy investors, you might be on to something

Emily Lyons is the first to admit she knows next to nothing about investing. The chief executive officer of Femme Fatale Media Group Inc., an event staffing agency in Toronto, may have recently contributed about $50,000 into her registered retirement savings plan and tax-free savings accounts …

Facebook Wants to Make the Smartphone Smart Again

You probably only use three apps on your smartphone—and one of them is likely a messaging app. By some estimates, messengers are even more popular …

Bayesian machine learning

So you know the Bayes rule. How does it relate to machine learning? It can be quite difficult to grasp how the puzzle pieces fit together - we know …

Data Science

3 Signs a Company is Undervalued

Everyone loves a deal, and investors are certainly no exception. But finding undervalued stocks can prove a frustrating experience for even seasoned investors, let alone those still learning how to fully dissect financial statements.<p>Thankfully, these three markers tend to be pretty good indications …

Investing