• In big AI new yesterday, IBM announced an AI system that can debate humans, and do it pretty well. “Through the IBM Cloud, the computer scanned billions of sentences to generate a coherent and persuasive position on the various topics. The machine then listens to its opponent’s speech and generates what IBM claims is a

  • Freshfields has focused on tech deals lately, many of which have included AI components. This includes their latest, advising Cinven on the £475m sale of Northgate Public Services Limited to NEC. (“…(C)apitalising on NEC’s biometric and artificial intelligence technology….”)
  • Press release from Nixon Peabody: “The StartOut Growth Lab, a groundbreaking startup accelerator to