Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A new week brings a fresh Google initiative targeting AI startups. We started the month with the announcement of Gradient Ventures, Google’s on-balance sheet AI investment vehicle. Two days later we watched […]

Artificial intelligence is not as smart as you (or Elon Musk) think – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch In March 2016, DeepMind’s AlphaGo beat Lee Sedol, who at the time was the best human Go player in the world. It represented one of those defining technological moments not unlike IBM’s Deep […]

Microsoft’s second-generation HoloLens will included a dedicated AI coprocessor – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Microsoft has revealed that it is preparing to equip the second version of its HoloLens VR headset with its own AI processing capabilities to enable more features and services. The firm said […]

Graphcore’s AI chips now backed by Atomico, DeepMind’s Hassabis – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Is AI chipmaker Graphcore out to eat Nvidia’s lunch? Co-founder and CEO Nigel Toon laughs at that interview opener — perhaps because he sold his previous company to the chipmaker back in […]