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This week, we look at AI in India. With its massive population, fast-growing economy, English-language education and large supply of brilliant researchers and engineers, it should be competing with China and the U.S. for dominance in the space. But it is not. I talk to Partha Talukdar, a professor at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, about the challenges that have kept India from realizing its AI potential.

 
 

CORPORATE COVERAGE | 07.08.19

Athena Security targets 10x revenue jump

The security camera company using machine learning plans to bring in 10 more engineers to quickly scale up, co-founder Chris Ciabarra says. Read more

 

INTERVIEW | 06.19.19

INTERVIEW: Turing Award winner Yann Lecun. Watch here

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER  | Finance Watch

Week Ending 07.14.2019 — Athena Security targets 10x revenue jump, Invitae, Matterport and Waystar make acquisitions, Dynatrace raising USD 300m in IPO and Medallia raising USD 260m, RealWare and Beta Bionics raise Series B funding, UK, Russia & Israel work on AI standards, Mojio hires CFO, China AI investment falls off cliff. Read more

CORPORATE COVERAGE | O6.15.2019

DOCUPACE TARGETS 2020 AI PRODUCT ROLLOUT — The digital services platform provider for the asset management industry is targeting next year for an anonymized data benchmarking product, CEO Mark Tapling says. Read more

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER | Research Watch

Week Ending 07.07.2019 — Newly published papers and discussions around them. Read more

INTERVIEW | 03.28.19

The Bengio Brothers. Watch here

CORPORATE COVERAGE  |  05.18.2019

OLIS ROBOTICS RAISING SERIES B FUNDING — Seattle-based firm plans to bring in CFO and expand service agreements to outer space Read more

FEATURE |  03.08.19

AI ARMS RACE: CHINA AND THE CONFUCIAN/COMMUNIST EDGE— China is awash in data like no other country and with the Communist Party on one side and Confucian culture on the other, that data is being used to train AI systems with little of the resistance met in the West. Read more

 
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CORPORATE COVERAGE | RECENT

ENLITIC HOLDING RESIDUAL FUNDING TALKS AFTER USD 15M SERIES B — The medical diagnostics company using AI is seriously considering taking additional capital from interested investors, CEO Kevin Lyman said. Read more

RESEARCH | RECENT

IS THAT GUACAMOLE ACTUALLY MY MOTHER? — What the camera sees isn’t necessarily what’s there. Read more