Operator of self-driving Uber vehicle that killed pedestrian was felon


Tempe police speak at a press conference to address the accident where a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian. In this file photo taken in 2016, pilot models of the Uber self-driving car are displayed at the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. PHOENIX -- The operator behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber vehicle that hit and killed a 49-year-old woman Sunday night had served almost four years in an Arizona prison in the early 2000s on an attempted armed robbery conviction. A representative for Uber declined to comment on the conviction and the company's hiring policies, citing an active investigation. Elaine Herzberg was walking a bike across a street outside a crosswalk in Tempe, Ariz., at about 10 p.m. when she was hit, police said.

Duff & Phelps Selects eBrevia Machine Learning Software to Accelerate Contract Review


NEW YORK, NY – Duff & Phelps, the premiere global valuation and corporate finance advisor, has selected eBrevia's award-winning artificial intelligence technology to deploy throughout the enterprise for faster contract review. Duff & Phelps has already been using the software for large-scale contract review projects to augment its professionals' expertise and bring increased value to clients more quickly. The firm will continue to leverage the software for a variety of use cases as it advises clients on a range of strategic and complex business challenges. Duff & Phelps has been increasing its presence in the contract management space from two perspectives: legal management consulting and post-acquisition integration. As a legal management consultant, Duff & Phelps advises clients on selection and implementation of contract lifecycle management systems.

Self-driving cars: Uber faces Waymo in trial over race to remove the driver


Uber executives are travelling the globe to reassure regulators that the company is changing the way it does business. As Laura Frykberg reports, it follows a string of controversies that have hurt the ride-hailing firm's reputation.

IDC MarketScape Recognizes SAP as Major Player for AI in Enterprise Marketing Clouds


According to IDC MarketScape, the SAP Hybris Marketing Cloud solution provides customers with a unique opportunity to employ artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) across many use cases and levels of complexity.

6 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Real Estate Investing


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CLARA rallies $11.5 mln Series A - PE Hub


Santa Clara, California-based CLARA Analytics, a developer of AI-based solutions focused on claims operations for the property and casualty and disability insurance industries, has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding. Oak HC/FT led the round.

FICO Predicts AI and Blockchain Will Meet in 2018


The growing use of blockchain technology in financial services will include a healthy dose of artificial intelligence, as new, automated analytic techniques look for patterns in the "relationship data" about people, contracts and transactions. That merger of two hot tech trends is one of the predictions made by Dr. Scott Zoldi, chief analytics officer at Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO, and a recognized expert in the field of artificial intelligence. - #AI Stock News: Veritone (NASDAQ: $VERI) Among the First to Be Recognized by AWS for Machine Learning Expertise


Newswire) Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning (ML) Competency status. This designation recognizes Veritone for offering solutions that enable prescriptive and predictive capabilities within customer workflows and applications.