Could Russell Wilson be traded? There's one clear landing spot, and it could reignite a franchise

Seahawks got calls about Russell Wilson from one-third of NFL teams, some clubs predict QB’s price, per report

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Russell Wilson has made plenty of waves throughout the infancy of the 2021 offseason. So much so that roughly a third of the league has called the Seattle Seahawks to see what it may take to acquire the superstar quarterback via trade, according to Michael Silver of the NFL Network. While Seattle […]

Brightloom raises $15 million to help ecommerce brands predict what customers want to buy next

Brightloom raises $15 million to help ecommerce brands predict what customers want to buy next

Brightloom, a company that’s setting out to help brands use transaction data to predict what a customer may want to buy next and how much they may spend, has raised $15 million and officially launched its platform out of stealth. The launch comes as companies across the spectrum invest in digital and look to capitalize […]

MIT CSAIL claims its AI system can predict and classify pulmonary edemas

Lumiata raises $14 million to predict health care costs and outcomes with AI

Lumiata, a company providing AI-powered predictive analytics for managing health care costs, has raised $14 million. The company says it’ll use the funds to scale its platform and invest in customer acquisition ahead of the opening of an office in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2021. As many as 3.5 million hospital stays among adults in 2017 […]

Amazon Textract adds handwriting recognition and support for new languages

Amazon’s Forecast Weather Index aims to use climate data to predict consumer demand

Amazon today launched the Forecast Weather Index, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) product the company says can increase the forecasting accuracy of certain AI models by incorporating local weather information. Starting today, AWS customers can add 14-day weather forecasts for U.S. and several Europe locations to their demand predictions. As Amazon notes, weather conditions can […]

Researchers claim AI algorithm uses heart rate and motion data to predict age, sex, and more

Researchers claim AI algorithm uses heart rate and motion data to predict age, sex, and more

How much information about a person’s behavior can you ascertain from a wearable device? Researchers at the University of Cambridge and Alan Turing Institute sought to investigate this in a study involving over 280,000 hours of wrist accelerometer and wearable electrocardiogram (ECG) data. They claim they successfully trained classifiers on the dataset to capture physiologically […]

AWS releases models and datasets to help predict COVID-19's spread

AWS releases models and datasets to help predict COVID-19’s spread

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today open-sourced a new simulator and machine learning toolkit for anticipating and mitigating the spread of COVID-19. AWS says that the suite, which comprises a disease progression simulator and models to test the impact of various intervention strategies, can help to accurately capture many of the complexities of the virus in […]

MIT CSAIL claims its AI system can predict and classify pulmonary edemas

MIT CSAIL claims its AI system can predict and classify pulmonary edemas

An MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) team claims to have developed an AI system that can analyze X-rays to anticipate certain kinds of heart failure. By detecting signs of excess fluid in the lungs, a condition known as pulmonary edema, the researchers say it can quantify heart failure severity on a four-level […]