Mihir Shukla

San Jose automation unicorn catapults to $6.8B valuation with Salesforce-led funding

Automation Anywhere, a San Jose-based company that makes automation software, said Thursday that it has raised $290 million in Series B funding at a valuation of $6.8 billion. The latest investment — just a year and a half after the…
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Robots Are Solving Banks’ Very Expensive Research Problem

As lawmakers in Brasilia debated a controversial pension overhaul for months, a robot more than 5,000 miles away in London kept a close eye on all 513 of them. The algorithm, designed by technology startup Arkera Inc., tracked their comments…
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Why Local SEO Strategies Require AI Technology – Here’s Why

Local SEO strategies may seem like they'd rely less on AI (artificial intelligence), but in reality they need it to fully thrive. Here's why. AI barely played a role in thebeginning of online search engines. The earliest search engines…
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Robots Are Taking Over Human Jobs on Wall Street

STEPHEN HAWKING WARNS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ‘MAY REPLACE HUMANS’ “If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI that improves and replicates itself. This will be a new form of life that outperforms humans.” The…
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Regulators Expand Already Massive Precious Metals Manipulation Probe To Other Markets

Just two days after the DOJ took the unprecedented step of designating the JPMorgan precious metals trading desk as a "criminal enterprise" using unusually aggressive language which reminded legal experts of indictments utilizing the RICO…
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BNP Paribas gives FX algos a voice with launch of ‘ALiX’ digital trading assistant

BNP Paribas takes a leaf out of Silicon Valley’s book with a Siri-style digital trading assistant, which is launching alongside real-time market analytics and interactive algorithms as part of major upgrade to the bank’s Cortex FX trading…