Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will match humans on traits like adaptability, creativity and emotional intelligence by 2062, Scientia Professor Toby Walsh has predicted. Speaking at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the University of New South Wales in Sydney (UNSW) on Sunday, Walsh stretched that we are already experiencing the looming risks of artificial intelligence. “Even […]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) computing solutions Esperanto Technologies has secured $58 million (roughly £44,6 million) in Series B investment for the development of AI chips, the company announced on Sunday. Check out the NEW Esperanto Technologies website, including today's news on @EsperantoTech Series B announcement! #AI #ML #riscv #risc_v — (@EsperantoTech) November 5, […]

A new artificial intelligence program was trained by scientists at The University of Western Australia node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) to identify galaxies in deep space. The AI bot is named ClaRAN, and it scans images taken by radio telescopes. It was previously used to recognise faces on Facebook, but […]

Google has pledged $25 million in grants to the AI Global Impact Challenge, the company revealed on Monday during the AI for Social Good event held at the company’s Sunnyvale in California. We’re announcing our AI for Social Good program, applying @GoogleAI expertise to projects w/ positive societal impact. We invite researchers & orgs to submit […]

Berkeley Lab scientists are using artificial intelligence to make transportation more sustainable, the company’s website has revealed on Sunday. The traffic-smoothing project is dubbed CIRCLES (Congestion Impact Reduction via CAV-in-the-loop Lagrangian Energy Smoothing) and is led by Berkeley Lab researcher Alexandre Bayen, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley and director of UC […]

Cybersecurity company Bitdefender announced its acquisition of behaviour and network security analytics company RedSocks on Wednesday. We’re proud to announce that #Bitdefender has acquired @RedSocksMTD.“By bringing RedSocks network security analytics & threat intelligence into GravityZone, we'll offer even stronger protection from sophisticated attacks” – Florin Talpes, CEO Bitdefender — Bitdefender (@Bitdefender) October 23, […]

Artificial intelligence (AI) platform for enterprise revenue announced a $30M Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz on Tuesday. The funding will be used to fuel’s data science developments, commercial expansion, and customer acquisition. “We are excited to have Andreessen Horowitz lead our Series B round to help us expand our business as we help […]

Everyone will have a household robot helping with all sorts of chores at home within five years, predicted Toru Nishikawa, 35-year-old founder CEO of Preferred Networks, one of the biggest tech start-ups in Japan. “We want to bring such robots to the market within five years and see them being used. Ten years is too […]

Cancer care solutions company Varian Medical Systems have published plans for an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven multimodality adaptive radiotherapy treatment suite that incorporates all types of imaging (MR, PET, CT). During the Users Meeting at the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting on Sunday, the Palo Alto-based company explained how the AI-driven multimodality […]

For the first time in history, a robot has given evidence to a Parliamentary select committee on Tuesday, telling attendees that technology will not make humans obsolete in the future. Pepper, the resident robot from Middlesex University, was asked by chairman Robert Halfon to explain the artificial intelligence (AI) Careses project, focusing on independent living and aiming […]

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