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Senso, TransUnion sign deal to provide startup’s customer retention tech to mortgage lenders (BETAKIT)
Senso, which helps financial institutions predict behaviour of its clients, has signed an agreement with global credit reporting firm TransUnion.
In these unprecedented times, entrepreneurs need all the help they can get. BetaKit has teamed up with Microsoft for Startups on a new series called Just One Thing, where startup founders and tech leaders share the ‘one thing’ they want the next generation of entrepreneurs to learn.
Luther.AI’s founders say the company is built on the premise that human memory is fallible, and that weakness limits our individual intelligence.
A spokesperson says the capital will enable Tonal to accelerate its marketing efforts, scale its supply chain and logistics, and roll out software upgrades and new workout content.
ApplyBoard has secured $70 million CAD in a Series C extension and a new strategic partnership that extends the company’s capabilities.
The race to build facial recognition tech for Africa is being led by this award-winning engineer (QUARTZ)
The racial disparity in the performance of the biometric artificial intelligence technology which forms the backbone of these systems stemmed from an obvious problem: they are trained by using datasets mostly made up of white faces.
Microsoft Corp. has released a new version of its open-source DeepSpeed tool that it says will enable the creation of deep learning models with a trillion parameters, more than five times as many as in the world’s current largest model.
Why kids need special protection from AI’s influence (MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW)
Algorithms are increasingly shaping children’s lives, but new guardrails could prevent them from getting hurt.
Vancouver-based fitness tech startup Trainerize has been acquired by ABC Financial.
Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm is a hugely significant deal for the tech world, with implications that will take years to unravel spanning many areas of the sector.
Montréal tech companies raised a record $566 million in venture funding over the second quarter of the year as the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canadian tech.
Catching abnormalities on a medical image is important, but case backlogs often mean radiologists are cut short on how long they can spend with each one.
Futurist Amy Webb explains why COVID-19 is forcing businesses to ask new questions about data, trust (BETAKIT)
Amy Webb, CEO of the Future Today Institute and Debbie Gamble, chief officer of innovation labs and new ventures at Interac talk data, trust, and COVID-19.