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The company has developed an AI-enabled chatbot on Slack, which employees can message to identify their dietary preferences and provide feedback.
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As part of the deal, Walmart and Sam’s Club will migrate their cloud computing to Azure, and Walmart will utilize Azure’s IoT platform to track things like HVAC and refrigeration systems.
AnyVision, which is working on face, body, and object recognition technology, has raised the funding from Bosch.
With 2,782 grocery stores under nearly two dozen names in 35 states, Kroger plans to leverage its data, shopper insights and scale to help it remain a leader in the marketplace of the future.
The funding was led by Intel Capital.
Move Mirror uses computer vision to match your pose to images of others.
Montreal’s Invivo.AI took home the Best of the Fest $100,000 Pitch Prize at Startupfest on Friday.
Spanish startup Landbot has bagged a $2.2 million seed round for a ‘dumb’ chatbot that doesn’t use AI at all but offers something closer to an old school ‘choose your adventure’ interaction by using a conversational choice interface to engage potential customers when they land on a website.
The funding will be used to strengthen and expand Dialpad’s conversational AI services to additional products, including enterprise video chat service UberConference.
The round was led by Pentech and Connect Ventures, with participation from Beacon Capital and Tiny VC.
Rubikloud said it wants to build the first $1 billion AI product company in Canada.
Reali, which uses AI to streamline the process of buying or selling real estate, raised the funding from Zeev Ventures, with participation from Signia Venture Partners and others.