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

China is set to surpass Europe in artificial intelligence research paper output within the next four year, a report released today by business analytics company Elsevier revealed. According to the report, the US which is home to tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook, has thrived in attracting the top artificial intelligence talent in recent […]

Chinese artificial intelligence provider Megvii Inc is reportedly seeking to raise $500 million in a new funding round at a valuation of approximately $3.5 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The company is the developer of facial recognition system Face++, and already counts Alibaba as a backer, which invested $327 million in the […]

The head of MI6 called for the urgent need of a new era of spying in which artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are deployed to combat rogue states in “perpetual confrontation” with the UK. Speaking to students at the University of St Andrews, Alex Younger described how intelligence agencies are developing a “fourth generation” of […]

The head of the UK Cabinet Office’s Robotic Automation Unit (RAU) has claimed that the interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotic automation has reached its peak within UK government departments and authorities. Speaking at the UKAuthority’s March of the Bots conference, James Merrick-Potter said interest in these technologies had reached a new high. “Over […]

Researchers have developed artificial intelligence that reproduces the characteristic process of Darwinian evolution. The research from the University of the Basque Country uses quantum simulation to create the first quantum artificial life on the cloud by emulating the behaviour of living systems. The authors of the study said this research aims  at designing “a set of quantum […]

Amazon announced yesterday an enhancement to its Comprehend platform that allows developers to build lists of specialised words and phrases without machine learning domain knowledge. Tons of ML announcements coming up next week; so many we pulled a few forward… introducing a big step for Comprehend: Build Your Own Natural Language Models on #AWS (no […]

Hong Kong-based accelerator Zeroth and Deepcore, a Japanese incubator which is part of the SoftBank group, are joining forces to use their resources on artificial intelligence. We are very proud to announce our strategic alliance with @DEEPCORE_Inc! We will collaborate to support #AI entrepreneurs who are solving world class issues and making a global impact. Click here to […]

Biometrics and deep learning company Neurotechnology today announced the launch of a, a new platform to let users develop their own deep learning models for image classification without having to write any code. The Vilnius-based firm said the AI models produces through can be used in a variety of industries, from e-commerce to agriculture, medicine […]

Huawei has unveiled on Tuesday a digital platform for smart cities at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in Barcelona. Ma Yue, VP of @HuaweiENT said, "Huawei’s +AI Digital Platform will form the smart foundation of more & more cities, promoting sustainable city development worldwide." Learn more from his opening speech during Huawei #SmartCity […]

The Center for the Future of Work has launched a new tool to provide insight into how the jobs of the future will change thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and other next-generation digital technologies. The program is called The Cognizant Jobs of the Future Index and is able to analyse 50 specific occupations, taking […]

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