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UserWay Releases AI-Powered Accessibility Widget for Shopify Stores

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UserWay, the leading web accessibility company, announced today the release of its AI-Powered Accessibility Widget in the Shopify app store. UserWay's widget automatically solves accessibility issues on websites to create a more inclusive and accessible user experience. By embedding the UserWay widget in their sites, Shopify store owners ensure that their shops are inclusive of the more than one billion people living with disabilities. Creating websites that are fully accessible is challenging, requiring a high level of effort and expertise to cover hundreds of accessibility guidelines. A recent analysis of the top one million websites detected failures to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) in more than 97% of home pages.


Dentist charged by SEC for digital token project fraud, pump-and-dump AI stock scheme

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Florida national for his alleged role in three separate securities fraud scams. Simple steps can make the difference between losing your online accounts or maintaining what is now a precious commodity: Your privacy. Edgar Radjabli, a former dentist, controlled Apis Capital Management LLC., marketed as an advisory firm that the SEC says was unregistered. Through this company, Radjabli allegedly controlled Apis Tokens as a managing partner, an offering called the "first tokenized hedge fund" which was based on the Stellar platform. Apis Tokens were touted as a way for investors to access the ACM Market Neutral Volatility Strategy fund by converting cryptocurrency including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) into Apis Tokens and stakes in the fund.


Investor behind Moderna raises $3.4bn biotech-focused fund

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Flagship's scientists were particularly interested in advancing machine learning tools which can understand the human body at a more complex and …


Xbox and Bethesda dropped a *ton* of sweet game trailers at their E3 kickoff

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Microsoft and Bethesda Softworks kicked off their E3 2021 on Sunday afternoon with an extended onslaught of reveals and new trailer drops from the two storied publishers. It was notably the first E3 press conference for either of them since Microsoft's blockbuster Bethesda acquisition in 2020. That's especially notable because both brands have, in recent years especially, tended to dominate many of the headlines coming out of E3 with their surprises and big-name exclusives. Now, with everything from Elder Scrolls to Halo to Doom to Minecraft all under the same corporate stewardship, two blockbuster press conferences have merged into one. Here are all the major reveals.


tech company working on driverless car fleet

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This May 13, 2014 file photo shows a row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at a Google event outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. AP Google has been working on driverless technology through Waymo, a spin-off from its main holdings company. Though autonomous revenues will not grow until 2030 the driverless vehicle market is of clear interest to many businesses and governments alike, with Germany set to invest €58 … In April 2019, the company began running driverless car trials on selected public roads in Bromley and Croydon in London, partnering with the government-funded initiative StreetWise. Our all-electric, self-driving fleet will offer more freedom, more time, and more peace of mind. At that time, we reported that Apple was operating 66 vehicles. Check out these 21 self-driving car companies that are ushering in the next generation of travel. The Big Three automaker has worked hard to rebrand itself as a mobility company, introducing an app, running autonomous shuttles and bike-sharing systems, and promoting a vision of connected, mobility-as-a-service solutions with the Detroit company … The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, programmed a small fleet of miniature robotic cars to drive on a multi-lane track and observed how the traffic flow changed when one of the cars stopped. If there was one company that is keeping pace with GM's driverless car tech right now, it's Alphabet's Waymo, formerly known as Google's self-driving car project. Driverless cars are finally coming to New York. Apple Inc. has held talks with Hyundai Motor Co. about working on driverless, electric vehicles, the South Korean car company has said. Facebook/LeEco LeEco is working on a car dubbed the LeSEE, pictured above, … Source: Flickr/jurvetson Source: Flickr/jurvetson With Uber accused of industrial espionage, the heat is on in driverless tech Waymo LLC is an American autonomous driving technology development company. Overseas, tech company Baidu is partnering with manufacturers in China. It’s right around the corner. The self-driving car company has around 600 vehicles in its fleet and makes its own sensors in-house. Ford exemplifies the reinvention approach. Should driverless car businesses leverage this aspect of car rental companies, they would be able to offer their services to millions of customers worldwide. Courtesy Courtesy Israeli company Arbe Robotics , a provider of real-time 4D imaging radar chipsets for ADAS (advanced driver-assistance systems), is partnering with AutoX, a leading Chinese robotaxi (self-driving taxi) firm, to integrate its tech in the company’s fleet of Level 4 autonomous vehicles. We’re Cruise, a self-driving car service designed for the cities we love. We publish all the tricks and solutions to pass each track of the crossword puzzle. AutoX's driverless vehicle fleet. Johann Jungwirth, the German company's chief digital fully mapped. A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown. If there was one company that is keeping pace with GM's driverless car tech right now, it's Alphabet's Waymo, formerly known as Google's self-driving car project. Yandex began working on driverless technology in 2016 and tested its first cars in 2017. Although its CEO has warned driverless cars might be further off than people realize, he has also promised that the company will build parts and sensors whether cars are 10%, 80%, or 100% autonomous. Apple acquired Drive.ai to boost its self-driving car efforts. Waymo’s tech peer Apple is also quietly progressing on its self-driving car technology. Yandex began working on driverless technology in 2016 and tested its first cars in 2017. Optimus Ride, a self-driving tech company, is launching a fleet of six cars at Brooklyn's Navy Yard on Wednesday in a … Facebook/LeEco LeEco is working on a car dubbed the LeSEE … With the release of nine reports, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has created what is likely the first public data set on driverless car crashes in the U.S. Arity Arity Founded: 2016What they do: Arity utilizes breakthrough big data capabilities to identify traffic patterns for predicting and reducing risk in … Despite two recent fatal crashes involving driverless cars, experts argue that self-driving cars will eventually be safer than human-driven ones. The cars are currently being tested in Russia's Skolkovo and Innopolis tech parks. Hi Tech Robotic Systemz: With a focus on enriching human life through smart Top 12: Autonomous developments 01 May 2019 Autonomous driving is the next big step for many OEMs, but technology companies are keen to get in on the act and drive through this change. The driverless car has metamorphosed from a superfluous autonomous machine to the vehicle of choice for tech giants hoping to boast their technical prowess and visionary thinking. Nearly every major car manufacturer and tech company is working on the concept. Ford’s latest driverless car project will add 100 autonomous vehicles to the company’s current test fleet, which operates in at least six cities across the U.S. As of June 30, Google has quite the driverless car fleet, with 34 of the Koala vehicles and 24 Lexus SUVs retrofitted with Google's driverless tech on the road. First fleet of driverless taxis launches in Beijing with rides costing $4.60 Baidu rolled out 10 Apollo Go Robotaxis in Shougang Park in Beijing's outskirts These … It’s been insistent in the past that driverless … But the company now has other things to worry about—namely, the safety of its driverless fleet. Headed by Pinaki Laskar, Fisheyebox’s driverless car comes with AIOS, car operating system, technology innovation that has made its trail run. These vehicles are more than just AV showmanship, Ford says that they have “launch-intent” technologies in them that the company plans to use in commercialized self-driving cars. The car features 12 cameras, radars, laser scanners and If driverless car tech will truly reduce the rate of accidents, car companies will want to push this tech forward. The number of Apple’s self-driving cars then remained the same (66 vehicles) since 68 cars. . Here are all the Tech company working on driverless car fleet answers for CodyCross game. Its autonomous driving arm signed an agreement last week with Volvo Cars, owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, for its self-driving test fleet, the company said. Sort of. Once self-driving tech developers, like Waymo, scales its fleet for It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google.Waymo operates a commercial self-driving taxi service in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area called


Amazon India introduces machine learning summer school

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Bengaluru: Amazon India on Sunday announced the launch of ML Summer School which will provide an integrated learning experience for students to gain applied Machine Learning (ML) skills. A batch of students from select tech campuses in India will be presented with the opportunity to engage through virtual classroom tutorials followed by interactive Q&A sessions with scientists at Amazon. For students with prior exposure to certain areas of ML, the programme can act as a refresher course, while additionally providing a practical perspective on ML applications in industry, the company said in a statement. "With the pace of advancements in ML, we are proactively helping students to learn about the latest trends in the field of ML and apply them to solve real-world problems," said Rajeev Rastogi, VP, India Machine Learning at Amazon. "Our aim is to prepare students for science roles -- this will help to reduce the gap between the growing demand for ML roles across companies and the talent pool with applied ML skills," he added.


Surgalign Holdings Announces Collaboration with Inteneural Networks, a Leading Developer of Artificial Intelligence for Clinical Neurosciences

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DEERFIELD, Ill., June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surgalign Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRGA), a global medical technology company focused on elevating the standard of care through the evolution of digital surgery, and Inteneural Networks Inc., a developer of innovative artificial intelligence (AI) based applications focused on fully autonomous analytics of central nervous system imaging, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration agreement. Under the agreement, Surgalign will gain access to Inteneural's proprietary technology for evaluation of future integration within the Surgalign digital surgery portfolio. Inteneural is the developer and owner of proprietary intellectual property that allows computers to autonomously segment and identify neural structures in medical images and rapidly deliver reference information using machine learning alogrithims. These algorithms have potential for future applications in cranial and neurosurgery for referencing of tumor, aneurysm, stroke, and neurovascular structures using existing magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography technology. "While our initial focus is the application of digital surgery in spine procedures, we have a much more expansive vision for what we believe is possible with emerging technologies. New developments in the application of AI in neurosurgery and medical imaging make it an attractive space to further expand. Inteneural has developed machine learning-based analytics and fully autonomous brain anatomy segmentation capabilities that would be incredibly powerful when combined with neurosurgery," said Terry Rich, Surgalign Chief Executive Officer.


Litigating Artificial Intelligence: When Does AI Violate Our Legal Rights?

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Litigating Artificial Intelligence: When Does AI Violate Our Legal Rights? Read full article May 27, 2021, 3:20 PM ·3 min read From the minds of Canada's leading law and technology experts comes a playbook for understanding the multi-faceted intersection of AI and the law TORONTO, May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We are living in an Artificial Intelligence (AI) boom. Self-driving cars, personal voice assistants, and facial recognition technology are just a few of the AI-enabled technologies permeating into everyday life. But what happens when AI causes harm or violates our rights? If your self-driving car gets into an accident while on autopilot, are you responsible? Emond Publishing, Canada's leading independent legal publisher, today announced the release of Litigating Artificial Intelligence, a book examining AI-informed legal determinations, AI-based lawsuits, and AI-enabled litigation tools. Anchored by the expertise of general editors Jill R. Presser, Jesse Beatson, and Gerald Chan, this title offers practical insights regarding AI's decision-making capabilities, position in evidence law and product-based lawsuits, role in automating legal work, and use by the courts, tribunals, and government agencies. For example, can government agencies use AI-powered facial recognition software to identify BLM protestors and Capitol rioters, or does this violate privacy rights? Who is liable, users, developers, or AI? What laws are in place to prevent AI-related crimes, and how do litigators prosecute the responsible parties?


What Waabi's launch means for the self-driving car industry

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It is not the best of times for self-driving car startups. The past year has seen large tech companies acquire startups that were running out of cash and ride-hailing companies shutter costly self-driving car projects with no prospect of becoming production-ready anytime soon. Yet, in the midst of this downturn, Waabi, a Toronto-based self-driving car startup, has just come out of stealth with an insane amount of $83.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Khosla Ventures, with additional participation from Uber, 8VC, Radical Ventures, OMERS Ventures, BDC, and Aurora Innovation. The company's financial backers also include Geoffrey Hinton, Fei-Fei Li, Peter Abbeel, and Sanja Fidler, artificial intelligence scientists with great influence in the academia and applied AI community. What makes Waabi qualified for such support?


Artificial intelligence startup DataRobot seeks to raise $500 million - sources

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The new funding would more than double the company's valuation of $2.7 billion from a November fundraiser, highlighting the robust investor appetite for fast-growing enterprise software companies. The COVID-19 pandemic, which has pushed people to work remotely, has accelerated the use of data tools provided by companies such as DataRobot. Tiger Global, an existing investor in DataRobot, will participate in the round, which is expected to be the last private fundraiser before a stock market flotation of the company, the sources added. Datarobot and Tiger Global declined to comment. Founded in 2012, DataRobot offers a subscription-based machine learning platform to help companies use big data to perform predictive analytics, a process that otherwise would require manual effort.