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Zocdoc founder returns with Shadow, an app that finds lost dogs

Every year, around 10 million pets go missing in the U.S., and millions of those end up in shelters where they aren’t always reunited with their owners, due to their lack of identification or a microchip. A new mobile app, Shadow, aims to tackle this problem by leveraging a combination of a volunteer network and ...

Human.ai nabs $3.2M seed to build personal intelligence platform

The last we heard from Luther.ai, the startup was participating in the TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield in September. The company got a lot of attention from that appearance, which culminated in a $3.2 million seed round it announced today. While they were at it, the founders decided to change the company name to Human.ai, which they ...

Descript raises $30M to build the next generation of video and audio editing tools

The popularity of podcasting and online video shows no signs of slowing down, and so we continue to see a wave of creators publishing a profusion of audio and video content to fill out the airwaves. Today, a company building a platform to make that work easier and more interesting to execute is announcing a ...

FTC settlement with Ever orders data and AIs deleted after ****** recognition pivot

The maker of a defunct cloud photo storage app that pivoted to selling ****** recognition services has been ordered to delete user data and any algorithms trained on it, under the terms of an FTC settlement. The regulator investigated complaints the Ever app — which gained earlier notoriety for using dark patterns to spam users’ ...

Extra Crunch roundup: 2 VC surveys, Tesla’s melt up, The Roblox Gambit, more

Thanks very much for reading Extra Crunch this week. I hope we can all look forward to a nice, boring weekend with no breaking news alerts. ...

Deep Science: Using machine learning to study anatomy, weather and earthquakes

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces papers in) practically every industry and company. This column aims to collect the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in but not limited to artificial intelligence — and ...

Tesla’s China rival Xpeng to use lidar sensors from DJI affiliate Livox

The battle is heating up between Tesla and its Chinese challenger Xpeng as the latter makes clearer its stance on the future of autonomous driving. Over the weekend, Xpeng, which counts Xiaomi and Alibaba among its investors, announced that it will be using lidar sensors from Livox, a startup with closes ties to the Chinese ...

Boston Dynamics robots (and a robot dog) break it down on the dance floor

12.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Creepy or cool? We'll let you decide after watching Boston Dynamics' latest video featuring several of its robots, and their dance moves.  Set to the Contours' Do You Love Me, the choreographed moves are impressive (if a little bit alarming,... ...

Turn your doodles into real furniture with this AI tool — Future Blink

12.28.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Naya Studio is a platform that lets you turn your doodles and mood boards into real, custom-made furniture thanks to AI and some help from designers and architects.  Read more...More about Design, Mashable Video, Artificial Intelligence, Home Dec... ...