Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Oracle announced a slew of AI-driven capabilities across its Customer Experience Cloud Suite  today that are designed to help users to deliver better, faster and more personal experiences. If you think you’ve heard this […]

Microsoft launches updates to PowerApps and Flow – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Microsoft’s business-centric IFTTT competitor Flow and its ‘low-code’ PowerApps platform are both getting major updates today. While these are obviously different services that solve different issues, both aim to help non-developers make better use of […]

Google DeepMind open sources Sonnet so you can build neural networks in TensorFlow even quicker – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library. Sonnet doesn’t replace TensorFlow, it’s simply a higher-level library that meshes well with DeepMind’s internal best-practices for […]

Google says its custom machine learning chips are often 15-30x faster than GPUs and CPUs – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch It’s no secret that Google has developed its own custom chips to accelerate its machine learning algorithms. The company first revealed those chips, called Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), at its I/O developer […]

Looker catches the fancy of CapitalG, Goldman and Geodesic with $81.5M Series D – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Business intelligence platform Looker is announcing a wholesome $81.5 million Series D today led by CapitalG, Alphabet’s cleverly named growth investment arm. Goldman Sachs and Geodesic Capital helped fill out the round, […]