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Blackstone & AI: MIT’s Stephen Schwarzman College of Computing

Stephen Schwarzman doesn’t do things halfway… ten years ago, he…

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Israel’s AI Startups Have Clout with the Cloud: Google, Microsoft & the War for AI Talent

Google just announced its intent to buy Alooma for cloud…

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Google Maps AR Mode – Welcome to the AI Future

After introducing an augmented reality mode for maps last year…

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AQR hires star Head of ML from Guggenheim after lawsuit and team spin-out, then replaces him

Who says Machine Learning and computer/algorithmic investing can‘t be exciting?…

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Silicon Valley AI Startups, and how they sell to firms like Amazon, Google and Walmart

Venky Harinarayan and Anand Rajaraman first met at the Indian…

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Facebook hires Chief Data Scientist, Google hires Technical AI Director – both let them continue with consulting and research efforts: Flexicurity for AI Stars.

When Mark Zuckerberg last year hired Xin Fu as Head…

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Facebook To Put FB, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram into One Platform

Facebook is taking greater control over the back-end connections between…

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JP Morgan Hires Senior Director for Data Science from SalesForce in AI Hiring Push

As said earlier this week, JP Morgan is continuously ramping…

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Amazon R2D2-esque AI Bot, Scout, Starting Deliveries in Washington

Meet Scout, the little R2D2esque AI box on wheels that…

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Microsoft buys Unit 8200 AI Boutique for Cloud App Security and to Build Up Israel

A few things we discussed this month are mixing together….

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