Skyscanner buys Twizoo to add social content shout-outs to travel reviews – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Travel metasearch giant Skyscanner has acquired Twizoo, a small London-based startup which makes a platform for brands to automate injecting relevant social content across their digital footprint. Terms of the acquisition have […]

Microsoft Ventures, Madrona and others launch $3.5M AI startup competition – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Microsoft Ventures today announced a new AI startup competition with a total prize purse of $3.5 million in investments into the winners. The firm is partnering with Madrona Venture Partners, Notion Capital […]

Nvidia’s new Pegasus AI computer is designed to drive autonomous taxis – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Nvidia revealed a new artificial intelligence computer based on its Drive PX platform designed specifically to bring Level 5 (completely self-driving) autonomous vehicles to market. The Drive PX Pegasus builds on its […]

Balderton joins $30M Series D for big data biotech platform play, Sophia Genetics – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Switzerland based SaaS startup Sophia Genetics is hoping to give IBM Watson a run for its money in the healthcare diagnostics space. It’s built a big data analytics platform that harnesses clinicians’ […]

Documents detail DeepMind’s plan to apply AI to NHS data in 2015 – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch More details have emerged about a controversial 2015 patient data-sharing arrangement between Google DeepMind and a UK National Health Service Trust which paint a contrasting picture vs the pair’s public narrative about […]