Weka raises $140M as the AI boom bolsters data platforms

Weka raises 0M as the AI boom bolsters data platforms

While an increasing number of companies are investing in AI, many are struggling to get AI-powered projects into production — much less delivering meaningful ROI. The challenges are many. But a commonly recurring one is data management. The data that companies need to train, run and fine-tune AI models is disorganized, siloed, and otherwise unoptimized. …

Read more

Accenture and Oracle Partner on Generative AI for Finance Teams

Accenture and Oracle Partner on Generative AI for Finance Teams

Accenture and Oracle expanded their partnership to help clients accelerate their adoption of generative artificial intelligence in the finance organization. The new solutions offered through this collaboration aim to help chief financial officers reinvent financial planning and analysis, optimize operations and fuel growth, the companies said in a Monday (May 6) press release. “Our clients are laser-focused on moving beyond …

Read more

An Algorithm to Predict Solar Energy Generation

An Algorithm to Predict Solar Energy Generation

Friday 3rd of May 2024 Reading time: 3 min Solar is clean energy, but its production is inconsistent by nature as it is subject to ever-changing weather. So how can we accurately forecast output? This challenge, set by the IEEE Power & Energy Society competition, was taken up by Wided Hammedi, Research Engineer at Orange. …

Read more

How Scrappy Cryptominer CoreWeave Transformed Into the Multibillion-Dollar Backbone of the AI Boom

How Scrappy Cryptominer CoreWeave Transformed Into the Multibillion-Dollar Backbone of the AI Boom

Fulfilling the world’s surging demand for AI chatbots and image generators depends on mundane components as much as glitzy GPUs. Server cabinets, heavy-duty metal enclosures to store GPU systems, have at times been a crucial bottleneck. As it scrambled to build up its facilities, CoreWeave once ordered 1,400 of the wrong cabinets. It was a …

Read more

Cloud-powered Healthcare Transforming Patient-centric Solutions

Cloud-powered Healthcare Transforming Patient-centric Solutions

In healthcare, the integration of cloud technology emerges as an indicator of transformative progress. The narrative of “Cloud-powered Healthcare” is one of evolution—not only in technology but also in patient care and healthcare administration. The core principle driving this change is the release of a lightweight software version that leverages cloud interoperability. The use of …

Read more

Manhattan high schooler creates astoundingly accurate AI algorithm that predicts resources needed for 911 calls

Manhattan high schooler creates astoundingly accurate AI algorithm that predicts resources needed for 911 calls

Metro exclusive By Steve Janoski Published April 17, 2024 Updated April 17, 2024, 5:19 p.m. ET A Manhattan high schooler has designed an AI algorithm to help 911 callers get the aid they actually need — which would, in turn, cut down on response times and eventually save cities millions, he told The Post. Pierce …

Read more

How people view AI, disinformation and elections — in charts – POLITICO

How people view AI, disinformation and elections — in charts – POLITICO

This article is part of a series, Bots and Ballots: How artificial intelligence is reshaping elections worldwide. Since OpenAI’s ChatGPT went public in late 2022, artificial intelligence — everything from chatbots and deepfake videos to perceived apocalyptic threats associated with the technology — has taken the world by storm. But the public’s awareness of the …

Read more

OpenAI Hosts Corporate Executives to Demonstrate ChatGPT

OpenAI Hosts Corporate Executives to Demonstrate ChatGPT

OpenAI is reportedly stepping up its efforts to sell its artificial intelligence services to corporates worldwide. The company’s CEO, Sam Altman, hosted meetings this month in San Francisco, New York and London, each of which was attended by more than 100 corporate executives, Reuters reported Friday (April 12). The executives were from Fortune 500 companies in finance, healthcare, energy …

Read more