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AI Weekly: Why Google still needs the cloud even with on-device ML

AI WEEKLY: WHY GOOGLE STILL NEEDS THE CLOUD EVEN WITH ON-DEVICE ML

Google is giving more hardware dedicated chips for on-device machine learning, but services like Google Assistant still rely on the...

Porches - “rangerover”

PORCHES - “RANGEROVER”

New York's Aaron Maine has been releasing music under the name Porches since 2011, and in that time, the project has gone from an indie...

 
 
 
Asana launches automation tools, including a rules builder to sidestep repetitive tasks

ASANA LAUNCHES AUTOMATION TOOLS, INCLUDING A RULES BUILDER TO SIDESTEP REPETITIVE TASKS

Team and task management platform Asana is introducing a suite of new tools to help businesses automate repetitive processes.

Ubuntu 19.10 arrives with edge capabilities for Kubernetes, integrated AI developer experience

UBUNTU 19.10 ARRIVES WITH EDGE CAPABILITIES FOR KUBERNETES, INTEGRATED AI DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE

Following 25 weeks of development, Canonical today released Ubuntu 19.10. Highlights include new edge capabilities for Kubernetes,...

 
 
 
You can now use Siri to place Google Voice calls

YOU CAN NOW USE SIRI TO PLACE GOOGLE VOICE CALLS

Now, you can place Google Voice calls using Siri simple commands on an iOS device. It's thanks to an updated Google Voice app.

Pensando Systems raises $145 million for custom hardware that processes data at the edge

PENSANDO SYSTEMS RAISES $145 MILLION FOR CUSTOM HARDWARE THAT PROCESSES DATA AT THE EDGE

Networking startup Pensando Systems has emerged from stealth with over $145 million for its custom software-defined edge services platform.

 
 
 
Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL specs: What Google changed

PIXEL 4 AND PIXEL 4 XL SPECS: WHAT GOOGLE CHANGED

A specs comparison of Google's Pixel 3 versus Pixel 4 as well as Pixel 3 XL versus Pixel 4 XL, including price, dimensions, features,...

Pixel Buds with hands-free Google Assistant will arrive in 2020

PIXEL BUDS WITH HANDS-FREE GOOGLE ASSISTANT WILL ARRIVE IN 2020

Google's latest version of Pixel Buds come with a dedicated chip for on-device machine learning and long range Bluetooth.

 
 
 
Herow closes $18.6 million round for developers and marketers to serve contextual messages in mobile apps

HEROW CLOSES $18.6 MILLION ROUND FOR DEVELOPERS AND MARKETERS TO SERVE CONTEXTUAL MESSAGES IN MOBILE APPS

French startup Herow has closed a $18.6 million round of funding to help developers and marketers serve contextual messages to mobile...

Crackdown 2 Dev Working on New Rockstar Game | Game Rant

CRACKDOWN 2 DEV WORKING ON NEW ROCKSTAR GAME | GAME RANT

Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games has revealed that it is working on a game with Grand Theft Auto series developer Rockstar Games....

 
 
 
Google taps Yubico for new USB-C Titan Security Key

GOOGLE TAPS YUBICO FOR NEW USB-C TITAN SECURITY KEY

Google's new USB-C Titan Security Key, manufactured by Yubico, is compatible with Android, Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows devices. It...

WeWork could hand control to SoftBank as part of rescue package

WEWORK COULD HAND CONTROL TO SOFTBANK AS PART OF RESCUE PACKAGE

SoftBank has prepared a rescue package for WeWork that would give it control over the shared office space company, a person familiar...

 
 
 
Xor raises $8.4 million for AI-powered job candidate recruitment and screening

XOR RAISES $8.4 MILLION FOR AI-POWERED JOB CANDIDATE RECRUITMENT AND SCREENING

Xor, a startup developing a chatbot that handles job candidate recruiting and screening, has rasied $8.4 million in venture capital.

LinkedIn's AI automatically generates photo text descriptions

LINKEDIN'S AI AUTOMATICALLY GENERATES PHOTO TEXT DESCRIPTIONS

In a blog post, LinkedIn detailed an AI tool that automatically generates alternative photo captions using machine learning.

 
 
 
Facebook's Captum brings explainability to machine learning

FACEBOOK'S CAPTUM BRINGS EXPLAINABILITY TO MACHINE LEARNING

Facebook will release Captum, a tool for visualizing and comparing machine learning model explainability with deep learning library...

Hitman dev IO Interactive partners with Warner Bros. on 'new game experience'

HITMAN DEV IO INTERACTIVE PARTNERS WITH WARNER BROS. ON 'NEW GAME EXPERIENCE'

Hitman developer IO Interactive has signed a worldwide publishing and distribution deal with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment...

 
 
 
New Vector raises $8.5 million to develop an open source Slack and WhatsApp

NEW VECTOR RAISES $8.5 MILLION TO DEVELOP AN OPEN SOURCE SLACK AND WHATSAPP

New Vector, a startup developing commercial solutions atop the open source Matrix protocol, has raised $8.5 million in venture capital.

Clari raises $35 million for AI sales pipeline optimization tools

CLARI RAISES $35 MILLION FOR AI SALES PIPELINE OPTIMIZATION TOOLS

Clari, which leverages AI and machine learning to optimize enterprise sales pipelines, has raised $35 million in fresh venture capital.

 
 
 
PS5 Dev Kits Include Tech Demos for These Games | Game Rant

PS5 DEV KITS INCLUDE TECH DEMOS FOR THESE GAMES | GAME RANT

While the common gamer still has to wait around a year to get their hands on the PlayStation 5, developers have been busy getting to...

Waymo begins mapping streets in Los Angeles

WAYMO BEGINS MAPPING STREETS IN LOS ANGELES

Google parent company Alphabet's Waymo has exanded operations to Los Angeles, where it's mapping some of the city's public streets.