Microsoft has recently acquired a startup named Lobe that is into building machine learning models with the drag-and-drop simplicity. With Microsoft’s patronage, Lobe is all set to leverage cutting-edge AI research, global infrastructure and the immense experience in developing tools for software development. Open source standard and multiple platform support are the two major highlights of Lobe’s service efforts.
If you have been rummaging around your files—photos, PDFs, and other documents—to get the right one, Dropbox has now added a useful feature that will eliminate the fly in the ointment for its users. Optical Character Recognition technology in Enterprise Dropbox will allow users to transcribe images and PDFs automatically.
Atrium raises $65M from a 16z to replace lawyers with machine learning. Computers are expected to do the legal work so attorneys can focus on complex problem solving for their clients. This lucrative idea digitizes legal documents and builds applications to speed up fundraising, commercial contracts, equity distribution and employment issues.
A German company, Sono Motors, is working on creating a completely new- a solar-powered car. Sono Motors has been working for years on its first car — the Sion. The company now has a handful of prototypes on the road and is refining its manufacturing process to ship those cars to customers who pre-ordered. It is expected set their cars on roads of Europe in 2019.
Online propagandizing can have devastating outcomes. And unfortunately, fake news spreads quicker since it is more engaging or appealing to the viewers. In the online world, content choices are many and the users’ attention span is limited.
Security breaches and cybercriminal activities have surged with the growth of cloud services. Amazon AWS is all set to develop cutting-edge cryptographic and AI-based tools to curb the security threats across its cloud services.
What if we told you that you need not rely on your imagination to create mental pictures of how your favorite characters from all the books you read would look like? Can algorithms be developed to create such images of characters based on their description? Would it ensure more value in real life scenarios?