Category: artificial intelligence

Uber’s spending habits, Tesla Model Y, scooters and AVs in Austin – TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up by reading the first edition here or check out last week’s edition, which offered the gamut of mobility news from Lyft and Bird to
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Blind users can now explore photos by touch with Microsoft’s Seeing AI – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Seeing AI is an app that lets blind and limited-vision folks convert visual data into audio feedback, and it just got a useful new feature. Users can now use touch to explore the objects and people in photos. It’s powered by machine learning, of course, specifically object and scene recognition. All you need to
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Korean conglomerate SK leads $600M round for Chinese chipmaker Horizon Robotics – TechCrunch

Horizon Robotics, a three-year-old Chinese startup backed by Intel Capital, just raised a mega-round of fundings from domestic and overseas backers as it competes for global supremacy in developing AI solutions and chips aimed at autonomous vehicles, smart retail stores, surveillance equipment and other devices for everyday scenarios. The Beijing-based company announced Wednesday in a
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Robotics + AI 2019 – TechCrunch

The search is on! We’re looking for exceptional early-stage robotics or AI companies to demo their technology onstage at TC Sessions: Robotics + AI on April 18 at UC Berkeley. Our day-long event takes a deep dive into these world-changing technologies, and features interviews, workshops, demos and networking with leading robotics and AI technologists, founders,
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