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Global AI Industry updates.

AI China Industry

China’s AI-powered NetEase is Music to Your Ears

Chinese netizens are all ears for the company’s “hearty” AI-powered music recommendations. In an interview with Synced, NetEase Data Scientist Jia Xu and Product Manager Bowen Shen explained the NetEase system, which learns how to predict what songs will resonate with a user’s particular taste in music…

AI Industry

Self-Driving Boats: Ghosts on the Ocean

Maritime transportation industry has been facing employment shortage. Manless operations may solve this problem and reduce the high cost of manpower. In comparison to land autonomous driving, there are fewer obstacles on the sea where travel routes are more open.

AI China Industry

Life After Baidu: Yuanqing Lin’s AI Startup Moves Fast on Funding and B2B Opportunities

Yuanqing Lin’s AI startup Aibee.ai — or AI2B, AI to business — has landed US $25 million in angel round funding. The company was founded by the former Director of Baidu’s Institute of Deep Learning (IDL), and provides general AI solutions such as computer vision and image and speech recognition for companies in education, finance, retail, real estate and other sectors.

AI Event Industry

Hosting Robot Brains on the Cloud

The anticipated 2020 deployment of 5G networks will effect a tenfold speed increase compared to 4G LTE, creating an environment favourable for the mass integration of various robots into an AI-powered cloud. Beijing-based CloudMinds wants to create such a cloud.

AI Canada Industry

Canada’s Big Push on AI

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently joined the Canadian machine learning community to celebrate the country’s burgeoning AI ecosystem at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL).