Fluential claims to have devoted more than 85 “man years” of research to besting Siri. Today the company announced the close of $8 million in angel funding led by billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Intel has reached an agreement to acquire natural language processing (NLP) startup Indisys.
Berlin-based Versus IO has closed its first round of $2.8 million. The comparison engine represents McClure’s first investment in a German startup.
A San Francisco-based startup called Kaggle is taking on the talent shortage, whether through its data science competitions or a new service launching today, dubbed “Kaggle Connect.”
Desti uses Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing to act as a personal virtual tour guide.
Editor’s Pick Summly, available to download for free, reduces full-blown articles into snippets, making it easier to skim the news on a mobile device.
Content optimization platform RAMP gobbles up $15 million
Iraqi insurgency groups and Silicon Valley startups may not appear to have a lot in common, but according to Quid‘s Chief Technical Officer Sean Gourley, the mathematics underlying innovation and conflict are not that different.
In large companies, it’s all too easy for employees to duplicate work or fall out of sync with the company’s strategy. Métier‘s workforward product uses natural language processing (NLP) and semantic matching to help managers find the right employee to work on a project, speed up project planning and ensure that company strategy is actually being executed.
VirtuOz, creator of intelligent virtual agents that provide companies with customer service and tech support, has raised $7M in a new round of funding. The Emeryville, Calif. company, which was founded in Paris, plans to use the investment for growth in both the United States and Europe.