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Agnostiq Partners With Mila to Bridge Quantum-Machine Learning

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2022 — Agnostiq, Inc., a quantum computing SaaS startup, announced a partnership with Montreal-based Mila, a machine learning research institute, in an effort to bridge the gap between the quantum computing and machine learning communities. “Quantum computing will have a tremendous impact on many fields and machine learning is no exception,” adid Oktay […]

AIOps Hybrid Cloud Management Company Virtana Raises $73M

SAN JOSE — January 13, 2022 — Virtana, a provider of AI-driven monitoring for hybrid cloud management, has raised $73 million from Atalaya Capital Management, Elm Park Capital Management, HighBar Partners, and Benhamou Global Ventures. The investment will support development in the AIOps market within the $30+ billion IT operations management software market. Virtana’s workload […]

Intel Technology Partners Are World Changers

[SPONSORED POST] Intel’s Partner Ecosystem with ISVs, OEMs, standards organizations, channel resellers and others are delivering amazing capabilities and products using Intel technology. Recently updated for Supercomputing ’21, the Intel HPC + AI Pavilion showcases the breadth of technology innovations that our partners have created.

Weka and HPE Launch Joint Offering for Containerized Workloads

CAMPBELL, Calif., December 7, 2021 –AI data platform company WekaIO (Weka) today announced it has developed a solution with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) for demanding AI and ML workloads, now available on the HPE Ezmeral Marketplace. HPE Ezmeral Runtime Enterprise is the industry’s first Kubernetes platform supporting both cloud native and non-cloud native applications. HPE Ezmeral supports […]

MLOps Company Comet Raises $50M  

New York – November 18, 2021 – Comet, provider of the development platform for enterprise machine learning (ML) teams, today announced it has raised $50 million in a series B funding round, led by OpenView, with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Trilogy Equity Partners and Two Sigma Ventures. In addition, Ofer Bengal, Founder and CEO of […]

MIT: Forcing ML Models to Avoid Shortcuts (and Use More Data) for Better Predictions

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — If your Uber driver takes a shortcut, you might get to your destination faster. But if a machine learning model takes a shortcut, it might fail in unexpected ways. In machine learning, a shortcut solution occurs when the model relies on a simple characteristic of a dataset to make a decision, rather […]

IBM and NeuReality in AI Inference Platforms Partnership

Nov. 2, 2021 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NeuReality, an Israeli AI systems and semiconductor company, said they will develop high-performance AI inference platforms designed to deliver cost and power consumption improvements for deep learning. The platforms will be built for such sectors as finance, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and smart cities to deploy computer vision, natural language […]

ML Startup MindsDB Raises $7.6M Seed Funding;  Partners with Snowflake, SingleStore and Datastax

San Francisco – November 1, 2021 – MindsDB, the open-source machine learning (ML) startup that brings ML to the database, today announced an investment from Walden Catalyst Ventures, closing out MindsDB’s total seed round to $7.6M. Walden Catalyst Ventures joins YCombinator, OpenOcean (the venture fund launched by the creators of MySQL and MariaDB), SpeedInvest, and […]

AT&T and H2O.ai Launch AI Feature Store

Dallas and Mountain View, Calif. — Oct. 28, 2021 — AT&T and H2O.ai have announced they have jointly built and have made available an artificial intelligence (AI) feature store to manage and reuse data and machine learning engineering capabilities. offering the features data scientists, developers and engineers need to build AI models. The companies said […]

AWS Announces GA of Habana Labs-powered EC2 DL1 Instances

SEATTLE– Oct. 26, 2021– AWS has announced general availability of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) DL1 instances designed for training machine learning models and powered by Gaudi accelerators from Habana Labs (an Intel company). Providing up to 40 percent better price performance for training machine learning models than the latest GPU-powered AWS EC2 instances, […]