Via acquires delivery logistics startup Fleetonomy to bolster fulfillment with AI

In a move to expand its business into the logistics and delivery segment, ride-hailing startup Via today announced that it acquired Fleetonomy for an undisclosed sum.

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AI industry remains strong despite academic brain drain, tech nationalization

London-based venture capital firm Air Street Capital today published the State of AI Report 2020, its third annual survey canvassing research, talent, industrial, and political trends in the field of AI.

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IBM open-sources AI for optimizing satellite communications and predicting space debris trajectories

IBM today announced two new open source projects that aim to solve the technical challenges around cube satellites, a type of miniaturized satellite for space research, and space situational awareness. Both were built by the company’s Space Tech Hub team and are available as containerized deployments on IBM’s Red Hat OpenShift platform.

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Einride raises $10 million to bolster autonomous trucking growth during the pandemic

Sweden’s Einride had been on a roll before COVID-19 threw up a potential roadblock to the development of its electric and autonomous trucking platform. With its customers and partners being impacted in very different ways, the company is taking steps to ensure it can keep pushing ahead amid the uncertainty of the global pandemic.

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