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Hopeful raises $400,000 to assistance nonprofits harness data (BETAKIT)
Nonprofits look a large occupation successful reaching donors: harnessing data. Hopeful, a Toronto startup that precocious raised funding, is looking to assistance capable that gap.
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Microsoft bets bigger connected driverless-car abstraction with concern successful GM’s Cruise (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
Microsoft Corp. is investing successful General Motors Co.’s driverless-car startup Cruise arsenic portion of a strategical tie-up, different motion of renewed involvement successful the autonomous-technology abstraction aft a comparatively quiescent period.
Google targets AI morals pb Margaret Mitchell aft firing Timnit Gebru (VENTUREBEAT)
Google has revoked Ethical AI squad person Margaret “Meg” Mitchell’s worker privileges and is presently investigating her activity, according to a connection provided by a institution spokesperson.
Accounting automation startup Georges raises $42.4 cardinal and rebrands to Indy (TECHCRUNCH)
The startup has been gathering an accounting automation exertion for freelancers and tiny companies.
This Chinese laboratory is aiming for large AI breakthroughs (WIRED)
China produces arsenic galore artificial quality researchers arsenic the US, but it lags successful cardinal fields similar instrumentality learning. The authorities hopes to marque up ground.
AI could marque healthcare fairer — by helping america judge what patients say (MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW)
A caller survey shows however grooming deep-learning models connected diligent outcomes could assistance uncover gaps successful existing aesculapian knowledge.
Microsoft patent details tech that could crook dormant radical into AI chatbots (CNET)
An AI chatbot that lets you interact with dormant loved ones sounds similar thing consecutive retired of subject fiction.
Tencent teams up with Chinese automaker Geely connected driverless and astute car tech (CNBC)
Tencent and Geely volition enactment unneurotic connected areas “in the fields of digitalization, intelligent cockpits, autonomous drive, and debased c development.”
South African startup Aerobotics raises $17M to standard its AI-for-agriculture platform (TECHCRUNCH)
Aerobotics, a South African startup that provides intelligent tools to the world’s agriculture industry, has raised $17 cardinal successful an oversubscribed Series B round.
Why Ryerson Venture Zone is gathering a healthtech hub successful Brampton fuelled by aviator programs (BETAKIT)
When Ryerson Venture Zone opened applications for its archetypal healthtech incubator programme successful Brampton, sourcing firm pilots became a cardinal focus.
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