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Toronto-based SnapTravel has raised $28 million CAD ($21 million USD), adding $17 million CAD ($13.2 million USD) in new investments to its initial raise of $10.5 million ($8 million USD) in July 2017.
Google’s DeepMind outfit has turned its artificial intelligence on one of the toughest problems in science.
Alongside news that PowerPoint is getting real-time captions and subtitles in 2019, Microsoft announced similar technology is now available in Skype.
Ethical AI has remained top of mind for the AI community in Canada, including Element AI expanding to London, UK to focus on building ethical AI, and Dr. Yoshua Bengio previously signing a global pledge against AI weaponry.
Self-service data integration vendor Workato Inc. today said it has raised $25 million in new funding to grow its software-as-a-service platform.
As China and the United States battle to dominate the development of artificial intelligence, Canada and France are asserting themselves as leaders in the escalating ethical debate over the technology.
The money will be used to improve the Forge.ai platform and double the number of employees from 20 to 40 over the next year.
One of Europe’s most popular fitness applications is poised to flourish in the U.S. market with the help of several Los Angeles-based investors.
AI researchers say the visa problems undermine efforts to make their field more inclusive, and less likely to produce technology that discriminates or disadvantages people who aren’t white or Western.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially announced that $230 million in supercluster funding would be deployed in Quebec’s SCALE.AI.