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KenSci lands $8.5M to boost its data platform, grow business

Seattle-based KenSci has raised $8.5 million in its first round of funding. It plans to use the capital to further develop its data and machine learning platform and expand its operations. The company, which was incubated at the University of Washington in Tacoma, boasts a rapidly growing customer base. […]

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Meet Alchemist’s class XIV startups making everything from smart beer taps to a faster internet

Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spinout, Eloquent Labs, to the hardware-makers like Amber Agriculture and PubInno, to lots of software-as-a-service and cybersecurity developers, more like you’d […]

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Iris Automation raises $1.5 million to help drones sense and avoid obstacles

Iris Automation Inc. has raised $1.5 million to bring “sense and avoid” technology, and truly self-flying capabilities, to drones used for industrial tasks. Even for human pilots, identifying obstacles and deciding precisely how to maneuver a fast-flying aircraft around them poses a serious challenge. Iris’ technology analyzes and draws […]

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Why 2017 is the year of data-driven AI

There was much ado about artificial intelligence (AI) platforms in 2016. It was warranted. Major developments and offerings came out of Microsoft (Cognitive Services), Google (TensorFlow), Amazon (Rekognition, Polly, Lex), IBM (Watson), Salesforce (Einstein), and many more. AI and machine learning (ML) are the hammers that turn just about […]

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ElliQ Robot Wants to Ease Aging in Place

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on our sister publication Robotics Business Review . As populations age worldwide, older people are often isolated because of health and mobility problems and difficulty with using new technologies. A robot named ElliQ aims to change that. Intuition Robotics today emerged from “stealth […]

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The ‘internet of oysters’? Microsoft Azure system uses underwater sensors and AI to boost shellfish yields

Barilla Bay Oysters in Tasmania. (Photo by Chris Mollison, via Microsoft) Tired of hearing about the internet of things? Well, how about the internet of oysters? The Yield , an agricultural-technology firm based on the island of Tasmania, has focused its efforts on local oyster farming, among other things, […]

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