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BetaKit

Ross Intelligence raises $13 million Series A

The company plans to launch new product lines outside of legal research.


RBC

RBC RECOMMENDS: Founder of theBoardlist on humility as a secret weapon

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy outlines which traits make for great leaders and how they pitch a global vision.


TechCrunch

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

Amazon and Microsoft have launched Gluon to help developers build and run machine learning models for their apps and other services using open-source AI software.


VCcircle

Deep learning startup ParallelDots raises $1.4M

ParallelDots, an AI and deep learning solutions provider, raised the funding from Multipoint Capital LLC.


BetaKit

Microsoft Ventures launches competition to fund AI startups

The competition is open to North America, Europe, and Israel.


CNBC

AI startup Petuum is the latest company to get a big check from SoftBank

Petuum, which has developed software to train and deploy artificial neural networks on services and computers, raised $93 million from SoftBank.


BetaKit

DeepMind opens second international lab in Montreal

DeepMind’s partnership with McGill University will provide funding to AI research and sponsorship of PhD students.


Telegraph

AI implants will allow us to control our homes with our thoughts within 20 years, government report claims

Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells, and bones, according to a senior inventor at IBM.


BetaKit

Thales launches AI lab with IVADO, MILA, and Vector Institute

Thales says this will create 50 new jobs for AI researchers and developers.


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Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer at BetaKit. As a fourth-year journalism student who has written primarily about entrepreneurship, Amira has developed a growing interest in Canadian startup, business, and tech news. In her free time, Amira enjoys reading, baking and watching legal shows.