Posts Tagged ‘Artificial Intelligence’

Sabre Corp. Travel Chatbot Ready for Testing

Posted by Lance Murray

Sabre Corp., the Southlake-based travel technology company, announced this week that it has developed an AI-powered chatbot that gives users a tool to add intelligent and conversational features to their apps.

A chatbot is a computer program designed to simulate …

Toyota AI Ventures Fund Provides $100M to Startups

Posted by Mallory Houser

The Toyota Research Institute announced Tuesday it’s investing $100 million to create a new corporate venture capital subsidiary, Toyota AI Ventures, to assist upcoming startups around the globe. 

Three tech companies — Nauto, SLAMcore, and Intuition Robotics — …

CauseBot Only Texas Team Vying for $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

Posted by Lance Murray

Frisco-based CauseBot will be competing against teams from 22 countries as the only Texas group selected for the global $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition.

Selected teams have been challenged to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with …

Disruption Ahead: Technology’s Impact on Regulation

Posted by Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is a Dallas Innovates is Platinum Founding SponsorA recent survey of financial leaders conducted by Thomson Reuters and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants identified three key disruptive trends as having the greatest impact on respondents’ organizations—technology (automation), regulation and workforce issues.

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Disruption Ahead: The Intersection of People and Technology

Posted by Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is a Dallas Innovates is Platinum Founding SponsorA recent survey of financial leaders conducted by Thomson Reuters and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants identified three key disruptive trends as having the greatest impact on respondents’ organizations—technology (automation), regulation, and workforce issues.

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Cancer-Fighting Dallas Pharma Raises $3.7M

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Bio-tech firm Lantern Pharma Inc. raised $3.7 million from its Series A equity financing to continue its search for and testing of abandoned cancer drugs.

The Dallas-based company will use the funds to continue research on phase two clinical candidate …

Toyota Steps Up Its Robotics With New Leg Brace

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Toyota wants to help people with partial paralysis walk again using robotic leg braces. The Japanese automaker unveiled the Welwalk WW-1000 Wednesday in Tokyo, Tech Times reported.

[ Photo: Toyota ]

The automaker, which will open its North American headquarters …

Starbucks Delving into AI with Voice Ordering Feature

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Starbucks is using artificial intelligence and voice recognition to make ordering your favorite drink a little easier. 

My Starbucks barista is a new feature that’s been integrated into Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay for iOS. Starbucks is also launching a …

5 Health Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2017

Posted by Hubert Zajicek

While the top news headline likely will remain the anticipated repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its consequences, said consequences may turn out to be far less sensational.

Health care will remain a top concern for all who deliver …

How IoT, Artificial Intelligence will Affect Our Future

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Connected cars, nano-fabric, virtual reality and even smart toilets. The future looks amazing yet scary at the same time as people sacrifice privacy for convenience and rely on artificial intelligence to handle repetitive tasks.  

Without the luxury of a time …