Category: AI

Facebook is failing to prevent another human rights tragedy playing out on its platform, report warns 0

Facebook is failing to prevent another human rights tragedy playing out on its platform, report warns

A report by campaign group Avaaz examining how Facebook’s platform is being used to spread hate speech in the Assam region of North East India suggests the company is once again failing to prevent...

Fabric raises $110 million Series B to expand its network of automated fulfillment centers in the U.S. 0

Fabric raises $110 million Series B to expand its network of automated fulfillment centers in the U.S.

Fabric, the startup that wants to make automated logistics available to retailers of all sizes, announced today it has raised $110 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Corner Ventures, with...

EU contracts with Microsoft raising “serious” data concerns, says watchdog 0

EU contracts with Microsoft raising “serious” data concerns, says watchdog

Europe’s chief data protection watchdog has raised concerns over contractual arrangements between Microsoft and the European Union institutions which are making use of its software products and services. The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)...

MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of the Chinese tech firms blacklisted by the U.S. 0

MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of the Chinese tech firms blacklisted by the U.S.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it is reviewing the university’s relationship with SenseTime, one of eight Chinese tech companies placed on the U.S. Entity List yesterday for their alleged role in human rights...

Eight Chinese tech firms placed on U.S. Entity List for their role in human rights violations against Muslim minority groups 0

Eight Chinese tech firms placed on U.S. Entity List for their role in human rights violations against Muslim minority groups

Eight Chinese tech firms, including SenseTime and Megvii, have been added to the U.S. government Entity List for their role in enabling human rights violations against Muslim minority groups in China, including the Uighurs....

AI Medical Service raises $42.9 Series B for AI-based software that checks endoscopy scans for signs of cancer 0

AI Medical Service raises $42.9 Series B for AI-based software that checks endoscopy scans for signs of cancer

AI Medical Service, a Tokyo-based company developing AI-based software to help detect gastric cancer, announced today that it has raised a $42.9 million Series B. Investors include Globis Capital Partners, World Innovation Lab and...

Megvii, the Chinese startup unicorn known for facial recognition tech, files to go public in Hong Kong 0

Megvii, the Chinese startup unicorn known for facial recognition tech, files to go public in Hong Kong

Megvii Technology, the Beijing-based artificial intelligence startup known in particular for its facial recognition brand Face++, has filed for a public listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Its prospectus did not disclose share...