Zapata CEO Christopher Savoie: The QC and ML business use case is ‘a when, not an if’

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. The story of quantum computing hardware companies is well known. But as tech giants Amazon and Microsoft push the quantum computing conversation to the cloud, we’re also seeing quantum computing software companies emerge. One such company, Zapata, is building an enterprise […]

Devolver Digital celebrates wacky indie video games coming in 2020

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Devolver Digital unveiled its wacky and wondrous indie video games coming in 2020 and 2021 — all showcased in a funny Not E3 direct show on Saturday. Devolver Digital is the alternative game publisher that follows its own path. With the […]

The enormous opportunity in fintech

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Fintech has dominated the news cycle this year. Bold headlines celebrated large exits (Plaid, Credit Karma, Personal Capital) and venture-capital investment poured in. While the category has heated up quickly, the sheer size of the fintech opportunity suggests that these exits are […]

The most memorable moments in The Last of Us Part II (spoilers)

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. The Last of Us Part II has some of the most memorable scenes you’ll ever see in a video game. Naughty Dog’s epic story feels like it goes on forever. I played it for 40 hours, and my daughter played it […]

Transform 2020: 4 days of deep-dive AI learning

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Simple fact: You can’t stay competitive in business today without AI playing a significant role. Whether you’re in manufacturing, retail, wealth management or health care, or whether you’re in product development, marketing, or growth — and especially if you’re the leader […]

DeepMind researchers propose rebuilding the AI industry on a base of anticolonialism

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Researchers from Google’s DeepMind and the University of Oxford recommend that AI practitioners draw on decolonial theory to reform the industry, put ethical principles into practice, and avoid further algorithmic exploitation or oppression. The researchers detailed how to build AI systems […]

15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web

After China imposed a restrictive national security law on Hong Kong, tech companies find themselves at a crossroads. Giants like Google and Facebook stopped responding to requests for user data in the city, but may eventually have to pull out altogether. One marquee name to exit Hong Kong already is TikTok, which remains eager to […]

Announcing the second annual VentureBeat AI Innovation Awards at Transform 2020

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. The past year has seen remarkable change. As innovation in the field of AI and real-world applications of its constituent technologies such as machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision continue to grow, so has an understanding of their social […]

If the coronavirus is really airborne, we might be fighting it the wrong way

The evidence that this type of transmission is happening with SARS-CoV-2  arguably already exists. Several big studies point to airborne transmission of the virus as a major route for the spread of covid-19. Other studies have suggested the virus can remain in aerosolized droplets for hours. One new study led by Roy and his team at Tulane shows that infectious aerosolized […]

Coronavirus: How can we make post-pandemic cities smarter?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The so-called anthropause has given us time to think again about what we want from our cities Streets have been eerily quiet in recent months as coronavirus lockdowns imposed by governments around the world hit the pause button on normal life. And while many people have missed the shops […]