Monday, May 21, 2018

Even at a Nonprofit, AI Researchers are Making More Than $1 Million

One of the poorest-kept secrets in Silicon Valley has been the huge salaries and bonuses that experts in artificial intelligence can command. Now, a little-noticed tax filing by a research lab called OpenAI has...

Tale of Two Amazons: Average Pay is $28.5K; Software Engineers Earn North of $100K

Amazon disclosed in a filing Wednesday (April 19) that the median pay for its employees was $28,446 in 2017. Put another way: half of Amazon's employees earned less than that amount. In the same year, Amazon created more...

Here Are 14 Amazing Facts About Alibaba’s Co-Founder Jack Ma

Jack Ma is one of the richest people in China, and his way to the top has been a long and tough journey. A business magnate and philanthropist, Jack Ma is the cofounder of Alibaba, a...

5 Truths About Artificial Intelligence Everyone Should Know

By Rana el Kaliouby, Co-founder and CEO, Affectiva  Last week, I was in LA for the premiere of a new AI documentary, "Do you trust this computer?" (See video link below.) It was a full house with...

SenseTime Raises US$600 Million in Series C Funding

SenseTime, a leading AI company based in China, has successfully raised US$600 million in its Series C round of funding. Alibaba Group is taking the lead role for this round of funding; other participants...

Apple Hires Google’s AI Chief John Giannandrea

Apple has hired Google’s chief of search and artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, a major coup in its bid to catch up to the artificial intelligence technology of its rivals. Apple said on Tuesday that Mr....

The AI Future for NVIDIA: Interview with CEO Jensen Huang

It’s about making the lives of scientists and researchers easier, Jensen Huang, CEO and co-founder of Nvidia tells TechCrunch. He’s speaking of the keynote address he intends to give at the company’s upcoming GTC conference....

Apple, IBM Couple Watson with Core ML for Expanded Machine Learning

Apple  and IBM  may seem like an odd couple, but the two companies have been working closely together for several years now. That has involved IBM sharing its enterprise expertise with Apple and Apple sharing its design sense with IBM....

Adaptive Intelligence from Oracle Is a Remaking of the Product Line

Oracle is making a major move into AI, training its formidable marketing machine on the landscape in the wake of years of positioning by Salesforce and IBM, to name two competitors in enterprise applications...

The 6 Biggest Hurdles Slowing the Pace of AI Innovation

At first glance, the artificial intelligence industry seems to be on fire, with tons of consumer demand and ample investor interest. In fact, VC investment in AI startups rose from $3.2 billion in 2014...

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