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Google & Quantum Supremacy / AI & Job Interviews / Facial Recognition in China

This week: Google & Quantum Supremacy; AI & Job Interviews in UK; Facial Recognition in China
Issue #72  •  September 29  •  view online
Artificial Intelligence Weekly
Artificial Intelligence Weekly
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This week: Google & Quantum Supremacy; AI & Job Interviews in UK; Facial Recognition in China; US Immigration Policy & AI Talent; VC Data Collective raises $725M Fund for Deep Tech; and the usual funding updates in AI startups
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Google reportedly attains 'quantum supremacy'
Its quantum computer can solve tasks that are otherwise unsolvable, a report says.
AI used for first time in job interviews in UK to find best applicants

Facial recognition technology in China beaten by a nose job

Clamping down on immigrants and visitors could hamstring American AI development.
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Machine learning you can dance to

Amii Innovates announces 1st cohort to accelerate AI adoption

Funding Updates
DCVC invests in companies solving highly technical problems, including Planet Labs, Rocket Lab, and Evolv Technology.
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Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec is acquiring a minority stake in jobs website Neuvoo, the latest investment by Canada’s second-largest pension fund in companies that rely on artificial intelligence.

You don’t see a startup get a $50 million seed round all that often, but such was the case with Vianai, an early-stage startup launched by Vishal Sikka, former Infosys managing director and SAP executive. The company launched recently with a big check and a vision to transform machine learning. Just this week, the startup […]
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Fiddler Labs raises $10.2M to develop its artificial intelligence engine

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