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Despite controversy, an AI startup embraces military work

A few years ago, Clarifai, a five-year old startup that makes image-recognition software, held a discussion among its workers about two kinds of controversial business partners. The first was the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Grows With Acquisition of Visual Shopping Startup GrokStyle

GrokStyle's technology is used on the IKEA app. Facebook said it acquired visual shopping and artificial intelligence startup GrokStyle in a move to bolster the social-media company's own AI work. GrokStyle's technol.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2019

Taking someone else"s startup idea and making it better might sound like cheating — but it"s exactly how the most successful founders work

Rick Maiman/Getty Images AOL achieved tremendous success by picking up .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 3rd, 2019

Target announces 10 beauty startups in this year"s Takeoff Accelerator

Target Corp. announced the startup brands it selected for this year's Takeoff accelerator program, which provides mentorship for international beauty startups. Over the next five weeks, 10 companies will work alongside Target executives and prev.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2019

New innovation hub opens in Alabama

A new innovation hub has opened in Alabama’s capital. MGMWERX brings academia, government, industry and military together to work toward solutions for problems the Air Force faces. The Montgomery partnership between regional public and private entiti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2019

Target announces 10 beauty startups in this year"s Takeoff Accelerator program

Target Corp. announced the startup brands it selected for this year's Takeoff accelerator program, which provides mentorship for international beauty startups. Over the next five weeks, 10 companies will work alongside Target executives and prev.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2019

Rhett Atlanta is Burning – No that’s Venezuela. The Corn & Ethanol Report 01/25/19

As the Venezuela burns to a cinder and rising from the ashes the military is deciding socialism does not work in any way shape or [...].....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesJan 25th, 2019

After moving from Houston to Austin, startup collects head-turning $83M from investors

A few months after relocating from Houston to Austin, CS Disco has secured an $83 million investment. On a quest to change how lawyers work, the startup expects to hire more than 100 employees soon. More office space is in order......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Cincinnati health care firm lands Air Force grant

Mason-based startup IncludeHealth Inc. has landed a grant from the Air Force and Department of Defense to develop and standardize fitness protocols for members of the military. One of the company’s AccessStrength exercise machines, which uses c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2019

In 2019, entrepreneur and tech leaders" hard work will pay off

For the tech and startup industries in the Tampa Bay area, 2019 can be expected to be summed up in two words: growth and stability. While startups and technology players have spent 2018 — and the years prior — fighting to make the Tampa Bay .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2019

In "Post-Brexit Expansion", UK Plans Military Bases On China"s Doorstep And In Caribbean

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has evoked controversy by suggesting Britain take aggressive steps toward a post-Brexit expansion as a "global player" all the while waxing nostalgic about the glory days of the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 31st, 2018

Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon secure $245.3M in military work in Orlando

Aircraft work flies into Orlando, along with a few other work orders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

Chandler"s Northrop Grumman facility wins $46.5M military contract extension

Work on the contract is expected to be completed by 2020......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 22nd, 2018

How Satellite Startup Swarm Returned to Space After an Illicit Launch

But they'll always be known as the first company ever to launch unauthorized satellites. Swarm Technologies is back on track this week after the small satellite startup finally erased the one big blemish on its reputation. The controversy aros.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 21st, 2018

Trump Orders the Creation of a U.S. Space Command to Organize Military Efforts in Space

The body will work alongside Space For.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 18th, 2018

Lockheed wins U.S. Army work to supply equipment for combat training

The defense giant will create shoot houses for foreign military to train......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

Galaxy Digital Leads $30 Million Funding for Social-Crypto Startup Good Money

Good Money, a crypto banking platform, raised $30 million for future development work......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 10th, 2018

Goldman-backed Cogito raises another $8M, acquires startup

Boston-based Cogito Corp., an MIT-born company that puts artificial intelligence technology to work in call centers, has topped off its Series C funding round with $8 million, in part from new investors Hearst Ventures and Battery Ventures. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

E-Scooter Rental Startup Lime Distances Itself From Controversial PR Firm Definers

Definers became infamous for its smear PR work with Facebook. E-scooter rental startup Lime, which has already seen its share of bad PR, now has a new.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 29th, 2018

For Birchbox and Glamsquad, It’s All About Clicks and Mortar

Once-storeless startups are linking with old-line retailers to reach new customers. Will it work? When your business begins to slow, what do you do? If you're Birchbox, you head to your local Walgreens. The beauty startup entere.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2018

How VR Startup Nomadic Adapted ‘Arizona Sunshine’ for Location-Based Virtual Reality

In the beginning there was the doll house When Bay Area based virtual reality VR startup Nomadic began to work on adapting the VR zombie shooter Arizona Sunshine for location based entertainment it first built a doll house scale model of the stage that.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 24th, 2018