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Scoutbee raises $60 million to expedite supplier discovery with AI

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[ad_1] Supplier discovery often isn’t a walk in the park. According to a survey by Thomasnet, nearly 50% of buyers have worked with a supplier that unexpectedly went out of business. That’s why in 2015, four German entrepreneurs — Christian Heinrich, Fabian Heinrich, Gregor Stühler, and Lee Galbraith — founded Scoutbee, …

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LinkedIn is using AI to spot and remove inappropriate user accounts

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[ad_1] Social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest tap AI and machine learning systems to detect and remove abusive content, as does LinkedIn. The Microsoft-owned platform — which has over 660 million users, 303 million of whom are active monthly — today detailed its approach to handling profiles containing inappropriate …

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Intel researchers propose AI that recognizes faces from thermal images

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[ad_1] Is thermal imagery detailed enough to enable an AI model to recognize peoples’ facial features? That’s the question Intel and Gdansk University of Technology researchers sought to answer in study recently presented at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ 12th International Conference on Human System Interaction. In it, …

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Lyft releases Flyte, a platform for maintaining AI workflows

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[ad_1] Hot on the heels of Uber’s open-sourcing of an AI debugging tool this morning, Lyft announced the release of Flyte, which it describes as a structured and distributed platform for concurrent, scalable, and maintainable machine learning workflows. The company says that Flyte has been serving AI model training and …

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DeepMind researchers introduce hybrid solution to robot control problems

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[ad_1] Fundamental problems in robotics involve both discrete variables, like the choice of control modes or gear switching), and continuous variables, like velocity setpoints and control gains. They’re often difficult to tackle, because it’s not always obvious which algorithms or control policies might best fit. That’s why researchers at Google …

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