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Big data market forecast to expand to over $100 billion by 2027

There is no question that demand for big data solutions has rapidly grown in recent years.


AWS to help improve Meta’s AI services

In a bid to enhance the open-source PyTorch machine learning library, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic cloud partner.


Health tech firm Suki raises $55 million in funding

Billed as a powerful tool for healthcare workers to generate medical notes and significantly reduce administration, this Siri-like voice platform uses natural language processing and machine learning to streamline a range of often mundane admin tasks performed by healthcare professionals.


Smartling raises $160 million dollars from Battery Ventures

Leading cloud translation technology platform, Smartling, has succeeded in raising $160 million in growth capital from Battery, a global, technology-focused investment firm.


Timnit Gebru launches Distributed AI Research Institute

One of the former leaders of Google’s ethics in AI team, Timnit Gebru, recently announced the launch of a new non-profit institute called the Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR). This move comes a year after Gebru alleged to have been fired from Google over issues relating to the extent to which employees can question the impact of Google technology.


IoT security firm Viakoo raises $10M

In a series A round of funding led by Shasta Ventures, IoT device remediation company Viakoo has secured $10 million in funding. The California-based firm is hoping to capitalise on the growth of IoT devices and the accompanying need to secure network data. Part of the money will be spent on investment in product development,… Read More


Dublin Science Gallery illuminates bias in AI systems

n late October, the Dublin Science Gallery launched the BIAS: BUILT THIS WAY exhibition.


Mailchimp bets on AI-powered email marketing campaigns

The marketing automation platform and email marketing service, Mailchimp, recently announced the launch of their new Content Optimizer product. Focused on utilising advances in artificial intelligence to boost the performance of email marketing campaigns, Content Optimizer forms insights from the massive amounts of data the firm holds on what a successful marketing campaign looks like. A… Read More


IoT Investment on course to overtake cloud, says new study

Investment in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is expected to overtake cloud computing, next-generation security, big data analytics and other digital transformation technologies in the near future, according to a new study.


Startup Gretel AI raises $50M

The main benefit of Gretel AI is the power it gives engineers to produce anonymised, synthetic data sets from in-house data sets that can be fed into machine learning tools to train them effectively.


New bill requires US military to measure AI effectiveness

Introduced on September 30 by Republican Senator Mike Rounds, the Department of Defense Artificial Intelligence Metrics Act instructs the US military to monitor a range of metrics related to how well artificial intelligence is being incorporated into operations. According to a report from Nextgov, which has seen the five-page Department of Defense Artificial Intelligence Metrics Act,… Read More


AI start-up Cognigy raises $44 million in Series B funding

In a funding round led by global venture capital and private equity firm, Insight Partners, conversation AI start-up Cognigy raised $44 million, in order to establish new partnerships, boost customer growth around the world and improve the capabilities of their platform for enterprises.