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John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Jefferies report says IBM's Watson investment will struggle to return value to shareholders, points to IBM's failed partnership with MD Anderson to show why   —  IBM's Watson unit is receiving heat today in the form of a scathing equity research report from Jefferies' James Kisner.
Jul 16, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Google Attribution, a free tool for examining marketing strategies and customer purchases, goes live in beta   —  At Google's Marketing Next conference, the company is announcing a new beta for Google Attribution, a free tool for examining the role that different marketing strategies play in customer purchasing decisions.
May 23, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Google debuts TensorFlow Lite for building leaner deep learning models optimized to run on Android smartphones   —  While discussing the future of Android at Google I/O, Dave Burke, a VP of engineering, announced a new version of TensorFlow optimized for mobile called TensorFlow lite.
May 17, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Partnership on AI adds Intel, Salesforce, SAP, others as it formalizes Grand Challenges, which provide incentives to tackle big issues with social ramifications   —  Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony, SAP, McKinsey & Company, Zalando and Cogitai are joining the Partnership on AI …
May 16, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Facebook open sources ParlAI, a framework for training AI models on dialog datasets   —  To most of us, communication is a single task.  But in reality, it's not and if you're a machine trying to replicate dialog, you need to be good at lots of tasks like answering questions, completing sentences and even having small talk.
May 15, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Cisco acquires conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125M to enhance its collaboration suite   —  This morning Cisco announced that it is buying MindMeld for $125 million.Founded in 2011, MindMeld helps businesses to build conversational interfaces with cloud-based services.
May 11, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Open source database firm Cockroach Labs raises $27M Series B led by Redpoint, and announces an enterprise version   —  “A database that replicates itself and is meant to survive” — that was the connection that Cockroach Labs CEO Spencer Kimball made between the startup's memorable name and its value proposition.
May 10, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Facebook publishes convolutional neural net models for machine translation on GitHub that it says are ~9x faster and more accurate than current state of art   —  In its latest paper, the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team dropped some impressive results for its implementation …
May 9, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Geospatial big data startup Orbital Insight raises $50M Series C led by Sequoia, as it expands its analytics business   —  This morning, Orbital Insight, a geospatial analytics startup, announced it had completed raising a $50 million Series C round of financing from Sequoia.
May 2, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
John Mannes / TechCrunch:
Udacity buys CloudLabs, a five-person startup that built interactive coding environments, in its first-ever acquisition   —  In the market for online education, Udacity remains focused on teaching its students about software development, data science and machine learning.
Mar 1, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context

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