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Here are some companies Google's new AI investment arm might be interested in
Google is launching a new investment arm aimed at artificial intelligence, according to a report in Axios. A source familiar with Google's plans says the new program will focus on early-stage startups. Where the new investment seems to differ most from ...
LinkedIn co-founder leads new investment in Change.org
He called the website "a crucial democratizing force in this era of growing civic participation" in a post announcing the investment. Bill Gates and Y Combinator's president, Sam Altman, are reportedly also putting money into the round. Hoffman said ...
Bloomfield Township looking for investment consultant for DC, DB, other plans
Charter Township of Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is searching for a consultant to advise the municipality on the investment of various funds under its administration with assets totaling $92.5 million. The township does not have an independent ...
The Latest: Merkel Reminds Trump About German Investment
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with President Donald Trump during a family photo with G7 leaders at the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina, during the G7 Summit, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. From left, European Council President ...
Why investment in science pays
These are but a few real-life examples that demonstrate the strong payback that communities receive from an investment in the Earth sciences by NOAA, NASA, EPA, the USDA, the Department of Energy, and the US Geological Survey, and the National ...
Huge investment in Navy shipyards drive economic turnaround
Latest aerial view of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, America’s oldest continuously operating naval shipyard. The shipyard is the Navy’s center of excellence for attack submarine overhaul, repair and modernization. (Photo Credit: US Navy). Driving ...
The Right Investment Play on Agriculture Futures
This rising demand poses challenges for farming and the production of sufficient food supply, forcing up the prices of agricultural commodities, making commodity agriculture futures an attractive pure play investment, an optimal choice for consistent ...
Watchdogs investigate £120m storage pod investment scams
The Serious Fraud Office has launched a wide-ranging investigation into the sale of storage "pods" which has put over £120m of investors' money at risk. Several pension schemes, including the Capita Oak Pension and Henley Retirement Benefit plans, and ...
Alibaba reportedly plans to lead a huge $1 billion investment into a food delivery startup
Alibaba is planning to lead a $1 billion (£770 million) investment into food delivery service Ele.me, Bloomberg reports, citing sources familiar with the matter. The funding will reportedly give Ele.me a valuation of $5.5 billion (£4.27 billion) to $6 ...