Microsoft and BlackRock Partner to Host Aladdin on Azure

Microsoft has announced a big win for its Azure cloud platform: a deal to host BlackRock’s Aladdin infrastructure on Azure.

Amazon Using AI to Understand Searches

Amazon is using artificial intelligence (AI) to better understand search queries and why a person may be looking for something.

China Relying on Robots to Help Fight Coronavirus

China may have finally turned a corner in its fight against the coronavirus, and it has robots to thank for helping it do so.

Ecommerce, Search, Social… and Conversational Space?

When I look at the conversational space I think it’s going to have as much impact as ecommerce or search or social, says LivePerson CEO Rob Locascio. The conversational space is going to be just as big.

Without AI, Real-Time Personalization Would Not Be Possible

“How do we shorten the space between a signal that we get, say in behavioral data that we see show up either in an app or on a website, and then churn through all of the possibilities of what we…

There’s Been a Lot of Advances In Machine Learning, Says Etsy CEO

“There’s been a lot of advances in machine learning that take things that would have been literally impossible ten years ago and made those things much more possible today,” says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman. “The key is understanding what an item is with relatively little data and then being able to determine for each individual person how to personalize search results.”

Coronavirus: YouTube Turns to AI to Address Shortage of Human Moderators

YouTube is warning that some users’ videos may be improperly flagged due to the company relying on artificial intelligence (AI) to moderate videos.

DocuSign Buys Seal Software, Maker of AI-Driven Contract Analysis

DocuSign is moving into AI with the acquisition of Seal Software, maker of AI-driven contract analysis, for $188 million in cash.

Elon Musk Believes AI Development Should Be Regulated, Even Tesla’s

Elon Musk, a long-time critic of AI, has come out in favor of government regulation of AI development, including at his own company.

Robot Stock Analysts Outperform Humans

n further evidence robot domination may yet be in our future, a study has shown robot stock analysts outperform their human counterparts, leading to better investments.