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North Americans: “Yes” to Driverless Cars, “No” to Automation

By Kiril Kirilov | October 9, 2017

Driverless Cars and Automation Americans have no worries about autonomous vehicles roaming their roads but most of them are deeply worried about automation of tasks across a growing number of industries. According to a research by the Pew Research Center,

Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous

Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous? AI Will Not Outsmart Humans Anytime Soon

By Kiril Kirilov | October 4, 2017

Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous Overly optimistic news on artificial intelligence and deep learning progress are everywhere. Some news stories offer rational analysis; others are just media buzz on trending topics. With all the AI rumors surrounding us, it is worth

Selecting a Free or Cheap VPN May Hurt Your Privacy

By Kiril Kirilov | October 2, 2017

Cheap VPN May Hurt Your Privacy Virtually any government on Earth tracks your Internet browsing history or online searches while corporations are eager to show you ads depending on your browsing habits. Using a Virtual Private Network, or VPN, is

AI Startups Funding Part III: Bootstrapping Is A Viable Option

By Kiril Kirilov | September 26, 2017

Bootstrapping Is A Viable Option Venture capital investors, accelerators, and incubators are queuing up to fund promising artificial intelligence startups. You need not be located in California or the Silicon Valley, investors are looking for AI technology everywhere and big

Record Number of VC Funds Target AI

AI Startup Funding Part II: Record Number of VC Funds Target AI

By Kiril Kirilov | September 21, 2017

Record Number of VC Funds Target AI Roughly 550 startups whose core activity is artificial intelligence attracted over $5 billion in venture capital funding in 2016, a report by CB Insights reads. It appears that AI startups will receive the

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AI Startup Funding Part I: 23 AI Incubators and Accelerators

By Kiril Kirilov | September 19, 2017

AI Startup Accelerators It looks like securing funding from AI startup accelerators is a child’s play these days. Artificial intelligence is buzzword of the day among angel investors, VC funds, and journalists alike. Finding funds and resources for developing AI

Mobile App Usage Shifts to Business and Technology

By Kiril Kirilov | September 15, 2017

Mobile Business Apps Mobile apps used to be a dream come true for game developers and studios but the latest consumer surveys show a lasting shift to travel, business and technology applications. In the first half of 2017, mobile apps

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Startup Fund Raising Through An Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

By Kiril Kirilov | September 14, 2017

What Is An Initial Coin Offering (ICO)? Do you possess Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency? If so, you can easily invest in a growing number of startups raising funds through Initial Coin Offering (ICO) instead of Initial Public Offering (IPO). IPOs

A Look At The Global Mobile Apps Market

By Kiril Kirilov | September 7, 2017

Global Mobile Apps Market The picture of the world mobile apps ecosystem is drastically different when you add China, India, and Russia Have you ever heard of an app called Taobao, Tencent Video, My Jio, Ino, or Vkontakte. All of

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Food Delivery Industry Enters the AI Age

By Kiril Kirilov | September 1, 2017

Food Delivery Industry Food industry news are usually dominated by topics like Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and continuing closures of stores by behemoth food chains and eateries in North America. Which, however, signals a side trend – innovative technologies

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