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US CFTC Appoints First Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer, Schedules AI Day

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has scheduled an “AI Day” for today (May 2, 2024). In advance of this gathering, the CFTC has appointed its first Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer.  CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam has selected Dr. Ted Kaouk for the new role. Currently,… Read More

Artificial Intelligence Is Reportedly Creating New Hiring Requirements, While Making it Challenging to Source Talent

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced the release of its latest technology pulse poll, which examines the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the future of work — from integration to talent and culture. The poll, which was conducted in March 2024 and “surveyed… Read More

Fintech Professional Shares Perspective on EU Artificial Intelligence Act and UK’s AI Legislation

With the UK rethinking its approach to AI legislation, Scott Dawson, Head of Strategic Partnerships at DECTA, an end-to-end payments solutions provider, has shared insights focused on examining what a divergence in the UK and the EU’s legislative approach in AI could mean. Scott Dawson,… Read More

AI: Linedata Buys DreamQuark, a Global Artificial Intelligence Firm for Financial Services

Linedata (Euronext Paris: LIN), a France-based Fintech, has acquired DreamQuark – an artificial intelligence (AI) firm that provides services to financial firms like banks and wealth managers. The terms of the acquisition were not revealed. Nicolas Meric, CEO of DreamQuark, said they are thrilled to… Read More

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Firm Hailo Raises $120 Million Series C, OurCrowd Participates

Hailo, an edge artificial intelligence (AI) focused chipmaker, has raised $120 million in Series C funding. The funding was led by current and new investors, including the Zisapel family, Gil Agmon, Delek Motors, Alfred Akirov, DCLBA, Vasuki, OurCrowd, Talcar, Comasco, Automotive Equipment (AEV), and Poalim… Read More

SEC Charges Two Firms With Making Bogus Claims Regarding Artificial Intelligence

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against two firms claiming these entities made “misleading statements” in regard to the utilization of artificial intelligence (AI). Delphia (USA) Inc. and Global Predictions Inc. have both agreed to settle the SEC’s charges and pay $400,000… Read More

Digital Trading Platform CQG Completes Testing of Artificial Intelligence Predictive Model for Traders

CQG, a global provider of high-performance technology solutions for market makers, traders, brokers, commercial hedgers and exchanges, announced completion of internal testing and proof-of-concept using live data on what the firm believes to be a first-of-its kind artificial intelligence (AI) predictive model for traders. Following… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: AI Powered Workflow Automation Firm Nanonets Raises $29 Million

Nanonets, an artificial intelligence (AI) firm providing workflow automation services, has raised $29 million, bringing its total to date to $42 million. Accel led the Series B funding round with participation from YCombinator, Elevation Capital, and others. Nanonets reports that it has experienced dramatic growth… Read More

OurCrowd AI Fund: Investment Platform OurCrowd to Partner with NVIDIA on Artificial Intelligence Fund

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform providing smaller investors access to private securities offerings, is partnering with NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) as part of its sector fund, the OurCrowd AI Fund. NVIDIA is the hottest artificial intelligence firm around today, as just about everyone needs their technology… Read More

ieDigital Acqires ABAKA, Aims to Provide Credit Unions in the US Artificial Intelligence Powered Fintech

ieDigital is reporting that it has acquired ABAKA as part of a strategy to provide AI-powered Fintech to credit unions in the US. Typically, financial services firms like credit unions or smaller banks do not have the capacity to develop Fintech in house. Thus they… Read More

Robin AI, the Artificial Intelligence-powered Legal Copilot, Secures Funding

As demand for generative AI in the legal sector increases, Robin AI, the AI-powered legal copilot, today announces that it has raised $26 million in new funding. The Series B investment round is “led by Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore.” Other investors… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Accenture and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Enable Adoption of Generative AI Tech

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced the two companies will collaborate to help developers and enterprise customers accelerate the adoption of advanced generative AI technology. Generative AI shows promise in “transforming software development and application modernization.” Building on its AI-focused strategic… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Visa Introduces Global AI Advisory Practice

Visa (NYSE: V), a digital payments provider, announced the launch of its AI Advisory Practice. The new value-added service, “offered by Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA), the payments consulting arm of Visa, focuses on providing actionable insights and recommendations to empower clients to unlock the… Read More

OurCrowd Launches an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fund

OurCrowd, a global online investment platform allowing investors to access early-stage investments alongside big-name VCs, has announced a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) fund. On OurCrowd, smaller (accredited) investors may back promising young firms from Israel and around the world. OurCrowd also has a roster of… Read More

Paris based Mistral AI Introduces Generative Artificial Intelligence Model to Compete with OpenAI

France-based Mistral AI recently revealed its first generative artificial intelligence (AI) model in order to compete with US rivals in AI (which includes Meta Platforms Inc. and Microsoft Corportation-supported OpenAI). The Paris-headquartered firm is introducing a small-scale language model with around 7 billion parameters which… Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Mujin Raises $85m to Expand AI-Powered Robotics Platform

Tokyo-based intelligent robotics startup Mujin has announced raising $85 million in its Series C funding round, further boosting its market share in the realm of AI-powered robotics for manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain operations. The funding round saw participation from top investors, including Japan’s SBI… Read More

UAE Government, Mastercard to Accelerate Adoption of Artificial Intelligence

Mastercard (NYSE:RSKD) has established a Global Centre for Advanced AI and Cyber Technology in Dubai. The UAE’s Artificial intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications Office and Mastercard signed a Memorandum of Understanding “to increase Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and readiness in the region.” An… Read More

Matera Brings AI to Instant Payments, Acquires Brazilian Artificial Intelligence Firm Cinnecta

Matera, maker of instant payments, QR code and digital ledger technology, announced its strategic acquisition of Cinnecta, an AI company renowned for its solutions in customer retention, loyalty and enhancing digital experiences. The acquisition underpins Matera’s mission “to provide clients with unmatched value, especially in… Read More

Marqeta Adds AI with New Generative Artificial Intelligence Tool

Global credit card management firm Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has revealed its “Docs AI,” described as an AI-powered external-facing question and answer tool, which seeks to reduce the amount of time spent on coding and testing tasks by up to 75%. Marqeta Docs AI is a… Read More

Zinia AI, which Empowers Firms to Optimize Business Decisions with Generative Artificial Intelligence, Acquires Funding via Seedrs

Zinia AI, which says that it empowers organizations to optimize their business decisions with Generative AI platform, has secured 131% (£263,927) of its £200,004 target from 217 investors at the time of writing, through Seedrs, with just 5 days left in the initiative’s ongoing crowdfunding campaign…. Read More

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