OpenAI Launches the OpenAI Startup Fund

OpenAI, one of the leading AI companies, has established a fund to invest in AI startups, in partnership with Microsoft.

OpenAI Releases Jukebox AI, A Music Generating Neural Net

And the award goes to…Rock and Roll Bot 101111. While that may not be something we are accustomed to hearing, it may be soon thanks to OpenAI.

German Commission Recommends Tighter Regulation of AI Development

Few technologies have sparked as much debate, held more promise or terrified more people than artificial intelligence (AI). Depending on who is talking, AI promises to usher in a new technological era or precipitate the demise of humanity. Notable individuals…

Quill Gets Backing From Slack Investor

According to a report by TechCrunch, Index Ventures has backed Slack competitor Quill. While that may not seem unusual in and of itself, it’s notable due to Index Ventures being a Slack investor. Slack has taken the business world by…

Reddit Raises New $50 Million Round Of Funding

Reddit said on Tuesday that it has closed a new $50 million round of outside funding led by Y Combinator President Sam Altman with participation from Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin and Andreessen Horowitz’s Marc Andreessen. Other investors mentioned further down…

Loopt Sees iOS 5 Notifications As Huge for Daily Deals Space

Users of iOS devices are anticipating the release of iOS 5 later this year for a number of reasons. One of these reasons is the way it handles notifications. Rather than the screen takeover, notifications will be more subtle, appearing…