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Baidu announced a new version of its open source autonomous car platform, Apollo, and launched Apollo Enterprise, a multiservice solution for auto OEMs.

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Amazon’s Ring unveils Door View Cam for peephole video and smart outdoor lighting

Amazon unveiled a series of new Ring products, including the Door View Cam for live video from the peephole of your front door, as well as new outdoor lighting and sensors made for motion detection or amplifying security alarms.

Motorola Solutions buys public safety machine-vision specialist VaaS for $445 million

Public safety solutions provider Motorola Solutions has acquired VaaS, maker of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology, for $445 million.

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Venture capitalist: AI will displace 40 percent of world’s jobs in as soon as 15 years

Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is made – potentially giving doctors a chance to intervene with treatment. (via CBS News)

DARPA wants to build an AI to find the patterns hidden in global chaos

That most famous characterization of the complexity causality, a butterfly beating its wings and causing a hurricane on the other side of the world, is thought-provoking but ultimately not helpful. (via TechCrunch)

Meet Caper, the AI self-checkout shopping cart

Caper wants to make eliminating checkout lines as easy as replacing their shopping carts while offering a more familiar experience for customers. (via TechCrunch)

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