The devices we’re sending into space are getting smaller and lighter, which means there’s less room for bulky and static components. Flexibility and compactness are coming into vogue, and this prototype satellite radiator is inspired by that most compact and flexible of arts: origami. Read More Go to Source
Author: Devin Coldewey
SoundHound has been around for 10 years and, before today, had raised around $40 million in financing as its worked to build a massive conversational AI platform.
But today, the company is adding an even more cash to that pile, nearly doubling the amount that it’s already raised with a $75 million round including strategic investors like NVIDIA and Samsung Catalyst Fund, among others. Read More Go to Source
Author: Matthew Lynley
One year ago Facebook made the surprising announcement that it was shuttering Parse, the development platform that it purchased in 2013. While the company said they would keep the service online for a year so developers could migrate their apps to a new backend, that time has finally come. In what is probably the last ever post on the Parse blog, the service reminded users that today… Read More Go to Source
Author: Fitz Tepper
Computers have taught themselves to master games through AI-powered versions of trial and error. Now robots are doing the same in the real world. The post Google’s Go-Playing Machine Opens the Door to Robots that Learn appeared first on WIRED.
Southeast Asia’s Grab is taking a leaf out of the Uber playbook and bringing in a prominent insider to get ahead in its most important market. Uber popularized the approach of nabbing execs like ex-Obama advisor David Plouffe and various others, and that’s the thesis behind ride-sharing firm Grab’s latest hire: the former chief of Indonesia’s National Police.… Read More Go to Source
Author: Jon Russell