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E-Sports Analytics Company Vidooly Raises $2 Million From Times Internet, Alibaba

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Indian media giant Times Internet have joined hands for a Series C funding worth $2 million to invest in an e-sports analytics venture Vidooly. According to reports, Vidooly has raised ₹ 71 lakh from Times Internet…

Are Inference Chips The Future Of AI Compute? Amazon, Alibaba and Intel Think So

During the initial rise of emerging technologies such as AI and ML being used by organizations such as Google and Facebook, most of the compute power for the training and inference of their models came from Graphic Processing Units. These…

These Homegrown AI Companies Have Made China The Second-Largest Market for Smart Speaker Adoption

As we inch towards an AI-powered world, the one country that is charging ahead in the AI race is China. With strong domestic laws in place to promote local talent backed by a government which is betting high on its…

Has China’s AI-Powered Surveillance State ‘Eagle Eye’ Come True?

The movie Eagle Eye (2008) tells the story of an artificial intelligence system created by the US government gone wrong and the experiences that the protagonists undergo because of it. Even as the situations brought about in the movie are…

Alibaba Plans To Build Data Teams Who Will Provide AI Services In India

Simon Hu, President of Alibaba Cloud recently spoke about data privacy and its effects on data sharing across the world. He said that the core principle of their company was “respecting data security and privacy”. Speaking at the Alibaba Cloud Computing…

Paytm Launches AI Cloud Computing Platform In Partnership With Alibaba

One97 Communications Limited, the holding company for Paytm, announced the launch of an artificial cloud computing platform for the online payment portal. Named ‘Paytm AI Cloud for India’ the platform is aimed at developers, startups and enterprises. They have partnered with Alibaba…

Chinese AI Startup SenseTime Raises Record $600 Million In Funding Round Led By Alibaba

SenseTime, one of world’s largest artificial intelligence companies, has successfully raised $600 million in its Series C round of funding. Alibaba Group has taken the lead role for this round of funding and other participants include Chinese giants such as…

Why Tech Giants Are Rushing To Democratise Machine Learning

Last year at I/O conference, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a better machine ‘learning models’ that would help democratise artificial intelligence beyond organisations and make its tool available for everyone. This January Google had launched cloud-based learning services, Cloud AutoML…

Is India’s AI-First Policy Coming A Tad Too Late Vis-A-Vis Developments In China And US?

“Given India’s strength in technology, favourable demographics and structural advantage in availability of advanced data India can be an AI pioneer,” NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant had said in a media report. Artificial intelligence also shows a potential to add…

Artificial Intelligence’s Top Moonshot Projects To Watch Out For In 2018

Moonshot projects in artificial intelligence are known for taking a disastrous turn — remember how IBM Watson was shelved by MD Anderson Cancer Centre in mid-2017 and was purportedly put on hold after costs crossed a whopping $62 million. Besides…

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