Ever ponder the meaning of a portrait or painting hanging on the wall of your favorite coffee shop? Thanks to Google Lens, Google’s AI-powered search and computer vision tool, you’re now only a few taps away from learning everything there is to know about it. Wescover, a San...
This week in sunny Southern California, the world’s community of AI researchers had one of its biggest annual gatherings, as the International Conference of Machine Learning (ICML) took place in Long Beach. VentureBeat didn’t have a reporter at ICML, but you don’t have to be in Long Beach to...
At its C3 conference in New York last week, content marketing software company Conductor announced plans to integrate audience demographic insights and expand search capabilities with social media analytics for its Searchlight platform. For current customers, multi-channel content analytics are now available via a closed beta.Why we should...
The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution today created six councils to provide policy guidance to address governance gaps in areas like autonomous driving, precision medicine, blockchain, and AI. The Global AI Council will be cochaired by Microsoft president Brad Smith and Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, CEO...
In a new report on efforts to battle fake news and disinformation during the recent European Union elections, officials made clear that “Russian sources” were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters. The progress report from the European Commission also provided updates...
It’s anticipated that the autonomous vehicles market will reach $667.77 billion by 2026, and according to marketing firm ABI, as many as 8 million driverless cars will be added to the road in 2025. Startups like ZongMu Technology are taking full advantage of the influx of venture capital, unsurprisingly. The...
The influencer marketing industry is projected to be worth $5 to $10 billion by 2020, but research shows up to 24 percent of influencers have falsely manipulated their engagement numbers. April 4, 2019 8 min read Jess (not her real name) is a U.K.-based fashion influencer with 230,000 Instagram followers. She worked...
Enboarder has raised $8 million in funding — led by Greycroft — for its business of helping employers create great ways to bring aboard new employees. Greycroft, which participated in Enboarder’s previous funding round of $4 million, is the lead investor in the new round, which brings Enboarder’s total...
Google announced in the State of Search session at Google I/O Thursday, that it will be launching higher quality image support, 3D images and the ability to swipe up images from AMP pages.We already covered the 3D images from Google’s keynote Wednesday, and we already saw Google testing...
I saw Disney’s live action remake of Aladdin last week. Along with video games, I’m a big Disney fan. I’m usually at the theater for every movie event from the Mouse House. Aladdin was OK. Maybe a little worse than OK. It was something interesting to watch once, but...