Global edge computing infrastructure market to be $800 billion by 2028
Mar 14, 2021Read More
Apple buys edge-based AI startup Xnor.ai for a reported $200M
Jan 15, 2020Read More
Xnor.ai, spun off in 2017 from the nonprofit Allen Institute for AI (AI2), has been acquired by Apple for about $200 million. A source close to the company corroborated a report this morning from GeekWire to that effect.
Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech
Nov 4, 2019Read More
Concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festivalgoers with facial recognition technology, after musicians and others gave it some serious side-eye.
Picovoice Launches Speech-to-Text Platform ‘On the Edge’
Sep 3, 2019Read More
Voice technology platform developer Picovoice has debuted a new real-time speech-to-text platform. The new engine is designed to be able to run offline, without sending data to the cloud, turning speech into text more quickly while preserving data privacy by keeping the entire process within the user’s device.
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Issue 22 - European Venture Reaches All-Time High In The First Quarter Of 2021
2021 is shaping up to be a stellar year for startups in Europe with Early-stage funding at $5.8 billion, an all-time high for European startups.Read more