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    1. Apple announces watchOS 4 with a Siri watchface, better coaching & more

      Apple announces watchOS 4 with a Siri watchface, better coaching & more

      Apple’s Kevin Lynch came on stage this morning at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference to introduce the next version of Apple’s smartwatch software, watchOS 4. The new platform introduces a number of new features, including new watchfaces – like one that integrates Siri support – and other fitness related updates, like personalized challenges, updated Workout…

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    2. Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding

      Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding

      Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development, has just raised $1.5 million in funding for its efforts, the company is announcing today. The round was led by Compound (formerly Metamorphic Ventures), with participation from strategic angels including Scott Belsky, Alan Chung, and Peter Stern. The startup…

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    3. In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

      In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

      A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus. While Microsoft’s event felt like it embodied the resurgence of the company under the leadership of Satya Nadella, Google I/O — and especially its various, somewhat scattershot keynotes — fell flat…

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    4. Google in, Google out

      Google in, Google out

      Call it the Triumph of the Stacks. I attended Google I/O this week, and saw a lot of cool things: but what really hit home for me, at the keynote and the demos and the developer sessions, was just how dominant Google has become, in so many different domains … and, especially, how its only real competition comes from the four other tech behemoths who dominate our industry’s…

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    5. Google is giving a cluster of 1,000 Cloud TPUs to researchers for free

      At the end of Google I/O, the company unveiled a new program to give researchers access to the company’s most advanced machine learning technologies for free. The TensorFlow Research Cloud program, as it will be called, will be application based and open to anyone conducting research, rather than just members of academia. If accepted, researchers will get access to a cluster of 1,000…

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    6. Google to launch a jobs search engine in the U.S.

      Google announced today it’s launching its a jobs search engine in the U.S. The service will focus on all types of jobs – from entry-level and service industry positions to high-end professional jobs. It will also leverage Google technologies like machine learning and A.I. to better understand how jobs are classified and related, among other things. Google CEO Sundar Pichai gave…

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    7. Tackling diagnostic medicine with AI, Viz launches a tool to identify strokes

      Tackling diagnostic medicine with AI, Viz launches a tool to identify strokes

      On average, someone in the US has a stroke every 40 seconds. They’re the third leading cause of death in the country, killing more than 140,000 people and leaving hundreds of thousands more with long term disabilities that cost the healthcare system billions. One of the reasons why strokes are so deadly and debilitating is that they’re hard to diagnose and time is of the essence.…

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    8. The past, present, and future of design in Silicon Valley

      The past, present, and future of design in Silicon Valley

      The following is an excerpt from The Way to Design, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. Adapted and reprinted with the author’s permission. Until very recently, success in Silicon Valley required focusing almost single-mindedly on an organization’s technical prowess. It meant having an unimpeachable technical founder, 10X engineers,…

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    9. Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

      Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

      Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the country. Earlier this week Tencent announced that it would open its first data center in Silicon Valley.  Yu Dong, formally of Microsoft Research,…

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    10. Apple offers feedback on California’s proposed driverless testing rule changes

      Apple offers feedback on California’s proposed driverless testing rule changes

      Apple has offered feedback to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) concerning its proposed new rule changes regarding autonomous vehicle testing on state roads. The formal feedback provided by Apple is relatively short and to the point, contained in a letter submitted to the DMV and embedded below, signed by Apple Director of Product Integrity Steve Kenner (who also authored…

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    11. Facebook announces plan to fight misinformation campaigns

      Facebook announces plan to fight misinformation campaigns

      Facebook made its most direct statements about how the platform has been used to spread misinformation in a report released today by its security team. The report acknowledges how actors created a coordinated campaign on the platform to spread misinformation during the 2016 U.S. election, and explains measures Facebook is taking to combat it. “Our mission is to give people the power to…

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    12. UiPath raises $30M to build ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

      UiPath raises $30M to build ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

      The world is awash with bots these days — applications the run either partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other artificial intelligence technologies to help consumers ask and answer questions, buy things and get other stuff done. In the enterprise equivalent, a company that is building something akin to this for large…

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    13. Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud

      Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud

      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 before, it’s because Oracle joins its customer experience  competitors in offering a similar set of capabilities complete with underlying artificial…

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    14. Accelerator program Zeroth wants to find Asia’s top AI and machine learning startups

      Accelerator program Zeroth wants to find Asia’s top AI and machine learning startups

      Zeroth is an accelerator program that is out to fix the lack of talent, and investment options, for artificial intelligence (AI) in Asia, and it has just opened applications for its second program which takes place in Tokyo, Japan, in late July. “There’s almost nothing that won’t be touched by AI,” high-profile investor — and former Google China head…

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    15. VoiceOps launches to put insights in the hands of managers coaching sales reps

      The enterprise voice space grows hotter today as VoiceOps announces its seed round with participation from Accel, Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital. The YC-backed startup aims to support sales teams by offering managers clear insights into what tactics are being used on the front lines. Founders, Daria Evdokimova, Ethan Barhydt and Nate Becker designed a machine learning-powered system…

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    16. Apple Clips scored up to 1 million downloads in its first 4 days

      Apple Clips scored up to 1 million downloads in its first 4 days

      In its first four days on the market, Apple’s new social video editing app Clips reached between 500,000 and a million downloads, according to estimates from app store analytics firm App Annie. However, despite heavy press coverage and featured positions in the App Store, Clips hasn’t yet broken into the top 20 apps by ranking in the U.S. App Store’s Top Charts. The day…

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    17. Virtualitics raises $4.4 million to power its Excel for VR

      Virtualitics raises $4.4 million to power its Excel for VR

      When you have so much data that the real world doesn’t do it justice, why not toss it into virtual reality? Virtualitics is aiming to bring insight through isolation, visualization and manipulation, giving you a chance to get up-close and personal with your data while wearing a VR headset. Today, the startup announced that it has closed a $4.4 million Series A led by The Venture…

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    18. RBmedia launches with focus on digital media, acquires Audiobooks.com

      RBmedia launches with focus on digital media, acquires Audiobooks.com

      A new digital media company is making its debut with a splashy acquisition: RBmedia, a new entity formed by combining eight brands focused on digital magazine and audio content, will acquire Audiobooks.com, the audiobook streaming and download service the offers access to over 100,000 books via apps for various devices and platforms. The company’s reach already includes spoken audio…

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    19. Microsoft Maluuba teaches management 101 to machines in its first paper since being acquired

      Microsoft Maluuba teaches management 101 to machines in its first paper since being acquired

      In mid-January, the ongoing race for AI put Montreal-based Maluuba on our radar. Microsoft acquired the startup and its team of researchers to build better machine intelligence tools for analyzing unstructured text to enable more natural human computer interaction — think bots that can actually respond with reasonable intelligence to a text you send. The team dropped its first paper…

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    20. Facebook Messenger’s Ai “m” suggests features to use based on your convos

      Facebook Messenger’s Ai “m” suggests features to use based on your convos

      Write “You owe me $20” and Messenger will suggest you use its payments feature. If someone says “goodbye”, Messenger will recommend a “bye-bye” GIF. That’s how Facebook’s new M Suggestions work. Facebook’s artificial intelligence assistant will privately interject these recommendations above the message composer in your Messenger…

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    21. Facebook puts link to 10 tips for spotting “false news” atop feed

      Facebook puts link to 10 tips for spotting “false news” atop feed

      Today Facebook begins fighting misinformation with news literacy education, in addition to product features. This week, users in 14 countries including the US will see an alert above the News Feed several times over the next few days that links them to Facebook’s Help Center where they can read “Tips to Spot False News”. Written while working with news standards non-profit…

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