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Artificial Intelligence: Marty the Robot Hunts for Spills in Supermarket Aisles

Marty the supermarket robot is rather smart. Armed with three high-resolution cameras, computer vision, navigation systems, numerous sensors, and smart AI software, Marty is able to sidestep shoppers and pinpoint spills. Marty is a social robot and the first of its kind to be deployed in a live customer environment in supermarkets.

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Artificial Intelligence: Marty the Robot Hunts for Spills in Supermarket Aisles
May 26, 2020

Marty the supermarket robot is rather smart. Armed with three high-resolution cameras, computer vision, navigation systems, numerous sensors, and smart AI software, Marty is able to sidestep shoppers and pinpoint…

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Venture Capital: The U.S. IPO Drought May be About to End
May 26, 2020

As this is being written, the Dow is up nearly 600 points and the S&P 500 is above the psychological 3,000 mark. The markets are up as investors cheer the…

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FinTech: Swiss Banking Giant UBS Homes in on Fintech Investing
May 26, 2020

Swiss banking giant UBS Group AG (NYSE: UBS) is planning to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in upstart fintechs through a proposed corporate venture capital fund. According to a…

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Digital Assets: In India, RBI Confirms No Ban on Crypto; CoinDCX Raises $2.5M; Crypto Volumes Fly
May 26, 2020

The Reserve Bank of India, the Indian central bank, confirmed that there currently exists no banking ban on the crypto industry in India. CoinDCX, India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, gained a…

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DailyAlts Playbook: Hertz Goes Under, The Vaccine Gold Rush, and Just How Rich is Mark Zuckerberg
May 26, 2020

THE DAILYALTS PLAYBOOK May 26, 2020 DailyAlts Playbook: Hertz Goes Under, The Vaccine Gold Rush, and Just How Rich is Mark Zuckerberg PRIME OVERVIEW Good morning, I hope everyone had…

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Artificial Intelligence: AI-Simulated, 3D TV News Anchor, Now Live
May 26, 2020

Here’s the world’s first 3D news anchor powered by AI. Xinhua, the Chinese state news agency, has launched a 3D AI news anchor named Xin Xiaowei, a lookalike of Zhao…

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Alternative Investments: Asset Managers Need To Up Their Game (BCG Report)
May 26, 2020

According to a new report from Boston Consulting Group, there is likely to be fierce competition for limited capital in 2020 after the coronavirus crisis. Asset managers will have to…

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Liquid Alternatives: RIP 60:40. Liquid Alts Solve the New Equation
May 22, 2020

Volatile equity markets and declining fixed income yields have turned the traditional 60:40 portfolio allocation between stocks and bonds on its head. According to one study, an investor would today…

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Digital Assets: The Texas Grid Pays Thiel-backed Layer1 to not Mine Cryptos in August
May 22, 2020

Layer1, the bitcoin miner backed by the likes of top-flight VC Peter Thiel and early-stage investor Shasta Ventures, based its operations in west Texas to take advantage of cheap power….

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Venture Capital: Beijing-based start-up Missfresh May Soon Nab $500M
May 22, 2020

The Covid-19 has boosted the fortunes of online grocery delivery start-up Missfresh. Locked-in families have stepped up their demand for groceries and fresh foods to be delivered at home amidst…

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