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Kaizo Raises $3 Million to Accelerate Customer Support Productivity Leveraging Gamification and Artificial Intelligence for Agents Worldwide

Led by Gradient Ventures (Google's AI fund) and Partech; Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former Partner at IBM Ventures, Joins as Co-Founder Dutch startup Kaizo, formerly known as Ticketless, announces a $3 million seed round led by Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, and Partech, with participation from several angel investors. Entrepreneur and investor Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former partner at IBM Ventures, also joins Kaizo as a co-founder. Kaizo was started in 2018 by Dominik Blattner, an entrepreneur with…

Syncsort Partners with Databricks to Make Mainframe Data Accessible for Cloud Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

 The Partnership Enables Organizations to Build a Lakehouse by Ingesting Data Across the Enterprise into Delta Lake Syncsort announced it has partnered with Databricks to support cloud initiatives for critical mainframe and IBM i data. Enterprises can now leverage Syncsort Connect products to access, transform and deliver mainframe data to Delta Lake for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning projects. “Liberate Legacy Data Sources with Syncsort and Databricks.” Organizations rely on…

Signal AI Introduces the Next Generation of Artificial Intelligence With the Launch of AIQ

AIQ, the brain behind Signal AI’s media monitoring and market intelligence platform, will upgrade the organisation’s proprietary artificial intelligence Signal AI, one of the leading companies transforming how business leaders make sense of the world’s information, has announced the launch of AIQ, the next generation of AI technology powering their media monitoring and market intelligence platform. AIQ enhances the proprietary artificial intelligence underpinning Signal AI’s platform and heralds a step-change in the use…

ZoomInfo Enhances Go-to-Market Intelligence with Artificial Intelligence

New AI-powered tools, including Workflows, enable greater data accessibility and enhanced performance to spur faster and smarter GTM campaigns ZoomInfo, the global leader in go-to-market (GTM) intelligence solutions, announced a new, more robust, strategic initiative around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning within its platform in order to enhance sales and marketing efficiency and performance at scale. “ZoomInfo provides the most accurate and complete view of contact and company data available in the…

Artificial Intelligence Wades Through Murky MRO Inventory Data To Drive Down Costs with Better Business Decisions

Webinar from Verusen and Accenture Details How AI and Predictive Analytics Clarify Data Across Multiple Systems to Right-Size Plant Inventories The ability of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve visibility of ERP inventory data, as well as the implementation timeline for using AI on a daily basis, were among the top interests of participants during a recent webinar, "Taking Stock of AI Technology for Inventory Management." The webinar featured expert advice from CEO Paul Noble of Verusen, an innovator in materials…

The Telos Foundation Welcomes Unbiased, a Data Marketplace Designed to Combat Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Unbiased, a startup based in Goteborg, Sweden, has set a March 6 launch date for its new Data Marketplace that uses a combination of crowd-sourcing, blockchain, and artificial intelligence to enable a transparent collection of trustworthy data The artificial intelligence community has a problem; their data sources are riddled with bias. "We live in the era of AI, and data requirements are increasing rapidly. AI & Machine Learning have the potential to shape industries like Healthcare,…

Deltapath’s Noise Cancellation Gateway Helps Businesses Improve Communication and Collaboration Over Phone Calls and Fuels Artificial…

Deltapath, a Unified Communications company, specializing in revolutionizing the way organizations and people communicate, announced their Deltapath Noise Cancellation Gateway is set to release in the first quarter of 2020. The Noise Cancellation Gateway leverages Dolby's renowned audio expertise and technology. It filters nonhuman voices and focuses on improving two major areas garnering a lot of attention: voice calls and artificial intelligence. Voice calls remain a popular mode of communication, but the new…

Pseudonymisation High on the Agenda on Day Two of the International CPDP Data Protection and Artificial Intelligence Conference

Establishing controls for lawful secondary data processing when consent alone is not enough An industry led discussion on the implementation of pseudonymisation as a technological safeguard alongside data protection legislation was one of the main highlights of day two of the 13th International CPDP Data Protection and Artificial Intelligence Conference being held in Brussels this week. During an interactive panel session moderated by Gary LaFever, Co-founder, CEO and General Counsel of data privacy and enablement…

ACT-IAC Releases New Artificial Intelligence Playbook

A Definitive Roadmap for Federal Agencies to Assess and Operationalize AI Implementation The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), the premier public-private partnership dedicated to advancing government through the application of information technology, officially announced the release of the "Artificial Intelligence (AI) Playbook for the U.S. Federal Government." It was produced through a collaborative, volunteer effort by a working group of 133 leaders from government and industry…

6 Unexpected Uses for Artificial Intelligence

There is no question that Artificial Intelligence is a transformative technology – so much so that we can’t even begin to imagine the impact it will have in the next five, ten, or even twenty years. At the same time, AI is already being used in innovative and unexpected ways across a variety of industries. The following are just some of the interesting applications that have emerged over the last few years: 1. Building Robot Bees to Help Pollinate Crops Bees perform an important ecological function, especially for farmers…

Stefanini Participates in the 2020 Davos World Economic Forum and Brings Its Experience in Artificial Intelligence

Marco Stefanini, Global CEO Global and founder of the Brazilian multinational, will be present in the annual event and will have an article of his in the INSEAD Global Talent Competitiveness Index Report In the year in which it reaches its 50th anniversary, the World Economic Forum, a big annual event that reunites the main leaderships and authorities of the planet in the political and economic scenes will count on Stefanini’s participation, one of the most important providers in global business solutions based on digital…

A New IDC MarketScape Assesses Ten General-Purpose Artificial Intelligence Software Platform Providers

International Data Corporation (IDC) published a new assessment of ten companies that provide general-purpose artificial intelligence (AI) software platforms. The IDC MarketScape report uses a comprehensive framework to assess these vendors relative to a set of criteria that explain both short-term and long-term success in the AI software platforms market. The evaluation also incorporates buyer perceptions of these providers' key characteristics and capabilities. The ten AI software platform providers evaluated in this…

How Artificial Intelligence Is Regulating Live Video Streams

Video streaming is everywhere. We all have a camera in our pockets, and nearly anyone can live video chat with minimal barriers to entry. Today, the ability to connect to anyone in the world through video is easier than ever — and it will only get easier as technology advances. One emerging trend in the video space is live-streaming, or streaming video simultaneously captured and broadcast in real-time. But live video has a dangerous downside: the lack of control. There’s no “oops” button when live-streaming — anything…

Artificial Intelligence in Restaurant Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has paved a new way for innovations that have transcended any other technology’s impact on society. Influencing and becoming a critical aspect of many industries, AI has become an important asset to possess. The restaurant business is no stranger to AI either. AI for restaurant business has seen a huge surge in terms of demand and necessity in the past decade. The implementation of AI for businesses has shown strongly about how big of a positive impact AI can provide. Following the suit,…

Intel Acquires Artificial Intelligence Chipmaker Habana Labs

Combination Advances Intel’s AI Strategy, Strengthens Portfolio of AI Accelerators for the Data Center Intel Corporation announced that it has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable deep learning accelerators for the data center for approximately $2 billion. The combination strengthens Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio and accelerates its efforts in the nascent, fast-growing AI silicon market, which Intel expects to be greater than $25 billion by 20241. “This acquisition advances…

How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Influencer Marketing

Power of AI Influencer Marketing is the newest breakthrough to have shaken up the Digital Marketing landscape. Once an experimental channel, it has grown exponentially over the past few years – up to $6.5 billion this year and projected to rise to up to $10 billion by 2020. Now a mainstay of Marketing organizations, the key success factor is figuring out how to get the most from it. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are revolutionizing the way brands conduct…

Baidu Leads the Way in Innovation with 5,712 Artificial Intelligence Patent Applications

Baidu, Inc. has filed the most AI-related patent applications in China, a recognition of the company’s long-term commitment to driving technological advancement, a recent study from the research unit of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has shown. Baidu filed a total of 5,712 AI-related patent applications as of October 2019, ranking No.1 in China for the second consecutive year. Baidu’s patent applications were followed by Tencent (4,115), Microsoft (3,978), Inspur (3,755), and Huawei (3,656),…

Failure to Scale Artificial Intelligence Could Put 75% of Organizations Out of Business, Accenture Study Shows

Companies That Shift from AI Experimentation to Execution Achieve Lasting ROI and Competitive Agility Three-quarters of C-level executives believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organizations they risk going out of business by 2025, according to a newly released study from Accenture. The report, titled “AI: Built to Scale” and produced by Accenture Strategy and Accenture Applied Intelligence, is based on a global survey of 1,500 C-level…

Phone.com Extends Artificial Intelligence Adoption with SAM.AI Integration

Conversational AI augments quality management with fully integrated, voice-enabled access to call and interaction reports, customer information and service performance Phone.com, the foremost innovator in agile, cloud-based unified communications and collaboration services for small business, announced that its platform now integrates with SAM.AI (SAM), a network-powered CRM platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI). Using Phone.com APIs, SAM integrations blend real-time call data with live CRM records,…

The AI Organization Releases New Book: Artificial Intelligence, Dangers to Humanity

"China can Enslave Humanity with Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Drones on 5G Network," says The AI Organization What are the inter-connections between AI, U.S, China, Big Tech and the world's use of Facial Recognition, Bio-Metrics, Drones, Smart Phones, Smart Cities, IoT, VR, Mixed Reality, 5G, Robotics, Cybernetics, & Bio-Digital Social Programming? The book will cover present, emerging and future threats of Artificial Intelligence with Big Tech, including technology that can be used for assassination or to…