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Sony Invests in Artificial Intelligence with California Startup Cogitai
📅 - Sony just announced that it has invested an undisclosed amount in the 1 year old California artificial intelligence (AI) startup, Cogitai. Three researchers founded the company to improve the AI technology learning and response patterns through real-world interactions.
Sony stated that the investment is part of a plan to build out its AI offshoot business and cultivate that into a larger part of its revenue.
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The Naval unit undergoing the training is the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, also known as SPAWAR. The unit is headquartered in San Diego, where it also studies other technologies like unmanned aerial vehicles, amphibious robots, and virtual reality.
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The deal, which is expected to be finalized in the second half of the year, will expand Digital Realty Trust in three major European markets. The San Francisco-based company will pay $874 million for the four data centers in London, the two in Amsterdam and the one in ...