Category: Machine learning

Whatever happened to the Next Big Things? 0

Whatever happened to the Next Big Things?

In tech, this was the smartphone decade. In 2009, Symbian was still the dominant ‘smartphone’ OS, but 2010 saw the launch of the iPhone 4, the Samsung Galaxy S, and the Nexus One, and...

UK’s health data guardian sets a firm line for app development using patient data 0

Paige raises $45M more to map the pathology of cancer using AI

One of the more notable startups using artificial intelligence to understand and fight cancer has raised $45 million more in funding to continue building out its operations and inch closer to commercialising its work....

Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff has raised cash to put it there 0

Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff has raised cash to put it there

In a world where ad rates are declining for traditional broadcast media, the corporations responsible for making the fictions that millions devour daily need to find a new business model. Subscription services are on...

1-800 Contacts buys the at-home eye exam provider 6over6 Vision 0

1-800 Contacts buys the at-home eye exam provider 6over6 Vision

New developments in sensor technologies, computer vision and machine learning technologies are combining to drive medical diagnostics further into the home and the latest company to make a move to push services deeper into...

Where top VCs are investing in digital health 0

Where top VCs are investing in digital health

The world of healthcare has notoriously been described as “broken” — plagued with high-friction workflows, sky-high costs and convoluted business models. Over the past several years, a long list of innovative startups and salivating...

Photoshop for iPad gains ‘Select Subject’ feature 0

Photoshop for iPad gains ‘Select Subject’ feature

Adobe’s Photoshop on the iPad got off to a rocky start that doesn’t seem to have left fans of the desktop version very happy, but the company looks intent on incorporating user feedback and...

When and how to build out your data science team 0

When and how to build out your data science team

Ganes Kesari is a co-founder and head of analytics at Gramener. He helps transform organizations through advisory in building data science teams and adopting insights as data stories. Increasingly, startups across the spectrum are...

DataRobot is acquiring Paxata to add data prep to machine learning platform 0

DataRobot is acquiring Paxata to add data prep to machine learning platform

DataRobot a company best known for creating automated machine learning models known as AutoML, announced today that it intends to acquire Paxata, a data prep platform startup. The companies did not reveal the purchase...

Google makes moving data to its cloud easier 0

Google makes moving data to its cloud easier

Google Cloud today announced Transfer Service, a new service for enterprises that want to move their data from on-premise systems to the count. This new managed service is meant for large-scale transfers on the...

The last decade in real estate, and a peek into the next one 0

The last decade in real estate, and a peek into the next one

Allen Miller is a principal at Oak HC/FT based in San Francisco. He’s excited by bold entrepreneurs building great companies across categories, especially in fintech. More posts by this contributor Financial technology startups emerged...