Illustrations show how the New York Times' AI-powered paywall works.
Business

Reading Readers: Inside The New York Times' AI-Powered Paywall

A smart news paywall is optimizing subscriptions without driving away casual readers by showing them subscription pop-ups.
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Business

The Geopolitics of GPUs: US Bans Nvidia and AMD Chip Sales to China

The ban impacts Nvidia's A100 and H100 chips, and AMD's MI250.
Fishermen insert their catch into a machine from Shinkei Systems, which automatically processes the fish.
Business

Neural Nets Catch Fresher Fish: Robot Deck Hand Automatically Processes Fish

Shinkei Systems developed a machine that uses computer vision to slaughter fish in a way that maximizes their shelf life and flavor.
TX SCAR robot restocks beverages at a FamilyMart in Japan.
Business

One Cool Robot: FamilyMart Uses TX SCAR Robots to Restock Beverages

FamilyMart, a chain of Japanese convenience stores, plans to employ robots to fill shelves with beverage bottles at 300 locations.
Drone delivering package.
Business

Where Drones Fly Free: The UK’s Superhighway in the Sky for Drones

Autonomous aircraft in the United Kingdom are getting their own superhighway. The UK government approved Project Skyway, a 165-mile system of interconnected drone-only flight routes.
A Cadillac SUV drives through one of UVeye's Atlas arches
Business

Auto Diagnosis: AI-Powered Inspections Arrive at Dealers for GM and Volvo

A drive-through system from UVeye automatically inspects vehicles for dents, leaks, and low tire pressure.
Responsible AI pyramid
Business

Ethical AI 2.0: Microsoft Revises its Responsible AI Standards

Microsoft tightened the reins on both AI developers and customers.What’s new: The tech titan revised its Responsible AI Standard and restricted access to some AI capabilities accordingly.
Everlaw's clustering feature organizing thousands of documents
Business

Order in the Court: Machine Learning Tool from Everlaw Finds Legal Evidence

Machine learning is helping lawyers sift through mountains of documents to find evidence. The legal technology company Everlaw launched a clustering feature that automatically organizes up to 25 million documents for lawyers gathering evidence to be used during a trial.
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Business

Speaking Your Language: Startup Papercup Offers AI-Powered Voice Translation

A startup that automatically translates video voice overs into different languages is ready for its big break. London-based Papercup offers a voice translation service that combines algorithmic translation and voice synthesis with human-in-the-loop quality control.
Metaverse illustration with Meta AI product names
Business

Meta Decentralizes AI Effort: Meta Restructures its AI Research Teams

The future of Big AI may lie with product-development teams. Meta reorganized its AI division. Henceforth, AI teams will report to departments that develop key products.
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Business

Deep Learning for Deep Discounts: AI Creates Personal Deals for Gas, Food, and Retail

With prices on the rise, an app analyzes user data to deliver cash back on retail purchases. Upside, a startup based in Washington, D.C., works with gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants to offer personalized discounts to consumers.
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Business

Winning The Google Game: 14 Companies Using GPT-3 to Top SEO

AI startups are helping writers tailor articles that appear near the top of Google’s search results. At least 14 companies sell access to software that uses GPT-3, the language model from OpenAI, to generate headlines, product descriptions, blog posts, and video scripts.
Different charts related to AI-assisted home purchases in the U.S.
Business

Algorithm as Real Estate Agent: Algorithmic Buyers Purchased 1 percent of U.S. Homes in 2021

House sales priced by algorithms account for a small but growing portion of the real estate market. Companies that use algorithmic pricing models to buy and sell houses purchased roughly double the volume of transactions in two years. However, these deals may not benefit typical home buyers.
Bigger fish eating smaller fish
Business

How AI Ventures Spend Their Capital: AI Startups Invested Billions In Other AI Startups in 2021

AI startups are putting their cash into . . . AI startups.What’s new: Young AI companies flush with venture capital are purchasing startups to expand the range of services they can offer.
AI-generated portraits
Business

Your Salesbot Connection: How Marketers Use AI to Generate New Leads

Marketers are using fake social media personas — enhanced by AI-generated portraits — to expand their reach without busting their budgets.

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