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Ross Intelligence files counterclaim against Thomson Reuters after announcing cease of operations (BETAKIT)
Legaltech startup Ross Intelligence has filed a counterclaim against Thomson Reuters as part of an ongoing legal battle between the two companies.
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BetaKit has confirmed the Toronto R&D lab will not be integrated into the new joint organization, which is set to be created as part of the recently announced deal. The Toronto employees were informed of the decision Thursday.
Element AI sold for $230-million as founders saw value mostly wiped out, document reveals (THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
Tides turned fast for former domestic darling that just four years ago burst onto the tech scene promising to anchor a thriving domestic AI sector.
The website for the tech titan’s cloud business described facial recognition software that could detect members of a minority group whose persecution has drawn international condemnation.
The IPO could come in the first half of 2021, according to people familiar with the matter.
Attabotics is set to receive an investment of $34 million from the federal government through a contribution from the Strategic Innovation Fund.
It also laid out early plans for a neural sensor to detect people’s thoughts and translate them into action.
A group of Google artificial intelligence researchers sent a sweeping list of demands to management calling for new policies and leadership changes, escalating a conflict at one of the company’s prized units.
Two Canadian startups have recently announced new funding. Here’s the latest on who raised, how much, from whom, & what they’ll be putting the new funds toward.
DeepMind A.I. unit lost $649 million last year and had a $1.5 billion debt waived by Alphabet (CNBC)
The London-headquartered AI lab had a loss of £477 million ($649 million USD) in 2019, up from £470 million in 2018, according to documents filed with the U.K.’s Companies House registry.
US Customs and Border Protection has filed for a significant expansion in its authority to conduct facial recognition at airports.