Data – The World’s New Precious Commodity

A staggering 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last 2 years. ..”But online data often isn’t enough… Offline isn’t just another channel – it’s the key to figuring out which activities ultimately drive real sales. And its effects are far-reaching…”

– TechNative


Scientists Locate Brain Area Where Value Decisions Are Made

Data from mouse neurons point to unexpected brain region, carrying implications for health and disease

-UCSD News


Machine Learning a Key Ingredient for Startups

A.l. Machine learning has caught the attention of venture capitalists, but in the form of individual startups to fund. Investors are looking for strong machine learning technology underlying the products of young companies across a range of markets, said venture capitalists at the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Network conference.

The Wall Street Journal


It’s Time to Take AI Seriously

“Consider, then, today’s hot trend: Artificial intelligence. Venture capitalists across the country are parroting the phrase “AI is the new mobile.”


AI startups are ready to take on Fortune 500


Google and Apple Search for AI and Clouds

Technology changes are some of the fastest moving in any sector. Every day things get invented that help what got invented last week better, but there are definite trends in the tech marketplace that large companies cannot ignore. These articles by Fortune highlight a big piece of a trend in Artificial Intelligence acquisitions by Alphabet (Google) and Apple in recent months.


Startups prove successful at Qualcomm Institute

Qualcomm Institute launched the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space (QIIS), a new type of incubator, in 2015. Acrovirt is now situtated in this same technology commercializing hub formed in recongnition of the growing importance of industry connections.