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MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of...

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology said it is reviewing the university’s relationship with SenseTime, one of eight Chinese tech companies placed on the U.S....

Elliptic banks $23M to shrink crypto risk, eyeing growth in Asia

Crypto means risk. To UK company Elliptic it also means business. The startup has just closed a $23M Series B to step up growth...

MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in...

Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation of Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos,...

Unveiling its latest cohort, Alchemist announces $4 million in funding for...

The enterprise software and services focused accelerator, Alchemist has raised $4 million in fresh financing from investors BASF and the Qatar Development Bank, just...

Meet the Texas startup that wants to decarbonize the chemical industry

Solugen, a startup that has set itself up with no less lofty a goal than the decarbonization of a massive chunk of the petrochemical...

MIT’s speedy Mini Cheetah robot learns to backflip

MIT’s Cheetah team has built some incredibly impressive electric robots, capable of jumping hurdles and navigating blindly, but in some ways the new Mini...

With no moving parts, this plane flies on the ionic wind

Since planes were invented, they’ve flown using moving parts to push air around. Sure, there are gliders and dirigibles, which float more than fly,...

MIT researchers show how to detect and address AI bias without...

Bias in AI leads to poor search results or user experience for a predictive model deployed in social media, but it can seriously and...

MIT study explores the ‘trolley problem’ and self-driving cars

As many as 10 million autonomous cars are predicted to hit public roads by 2020, and when they do, they’ll have difficult decisions to...

Alumni Ventures Group is the most active venture fund you’ve never...

Alumni Ventures Group’s (AVG) limited partners aren’t endowment or pension funds. Its typical LP is a heart surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. The firm has both...