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The AI-mazing Patent Race | Equities.com

The AI-mazing Patent Race | Equities.com

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Artificial Intelligence is transforming the way we live, and the tech giants are racing to stay ahead of the curve.AI-related funding totaled an estimated $15.2 billion in 2017, a 144% increase over the previous year. The U.S. tech industry leads with a 50% share of those investments, even with China swiftly closing the gap in terms of patents and AI research.AI itself isn’t new, but boosted computing power, increased connectivity, and the sheer volume of data has paved the way for the fourth industrial revolution of AI.“The coming era will be looked back upon as the ‘AI era,’ when AI became the defining competitive advantage for corporations, government agencies, and investment professionals,” predicts David Nadler, founder of Kensho Technologies.The Potential of AIArtificial Inte
Chart: The AI-mazing Patent Race

Chart: The AI-mazing Patent Race

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on September 13, 2018 at 11:04 am The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. Artificial Intelligence is transforming the way we live, and the tech giants are racing to stay ahead of the curve. AI-related funding totaled an estimated $15.2 billion in 2017, a 144% increase over the previous year. The U.S. tech industry leads with a 50% share of those investments, even with China swiftly closing the gap in terms of patents and AI research. AI itself isn’t new, but boosted computing power, increased connectivity, and the sheer volume of data has paved the way for the fourth industrial revolution of AI. “The coming era will be looked back upon as the ‘AI era,’ when AI became the defining competitive advantage
Newsweek and the race to fill Google with suicide news

Newsweek and the race to fill Google with suicide news

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Warning: This piece contains language and content regarding suicide that some people may find sensitive or triggering. Fashion designer Kate Spade died by suicide on Tuesday, June 5th. She was 55. Anthony Bourdain, the good-natured celebrity chef, died three days later, at 61, also by suicide. Bourdain and Spade’s deaths were doubly mourned because they were icons: Spade’s handbags defined a part of ‘90s New York City; Bourdain’s legacy as an astute, caring chronicler of the kitchen and other parts of the world is as yet unmatched. The day Bourdain died, The New York Times published a remembrance by Pete Wells, the paper’s restaurant critic. It wasn’t quite an obituary, though it did summarize Bourdain’s life, and it wasn’t just a paean, because Wells chastised Bourdain (gently, of
Will Google or Amazon win the race for online retail domina…

Will Google or Amazon win the race for online retail domina…

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Editor's note: The following is a guest post from Andreas Reiffen, CEO of Crealytics.  Measured in advertising dollars, Google's pay-per-click search advertising model is still the unmitigated leader in monetizing purchase intent. Google's market share in overall search is somewhere near 85% in the U.S. and 91% in Europe — enough to warrant regulatory oversight for antitrust violations. No other ad platform comes close to it in being as equipped to capture all the consumer signals that allow the company to know where, when and how shoppers are searching for a product and target them at that moment. Except for one. Enter Amazon. Amazon's advertising business is still nascent, though it's now a multi-billion dollar program and the company is already seasone