Modular construction startup Emagispace raises $4.2 million, ABC News forms production partnership with ATTN:, and Elon Musk disses Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the dangers of artificial intelligence.
Modular construction startup Emagispace raised a $4.4 million Series A led by Alpha Edison, reports TechCrunch. The company’s building blocks are used to create walls for commercial retail stores, trade shows, rock concerts, college theaters, convention halls, and living spaces.
In a bid to build its millennial audience, ABC News is teaming with digital-media startup ATTN: to co-produce at least 10 original video segments within the next six months, reports Variety. The videos generated under the partnership will be designed for distribution on each company’s digital platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Elon Musk said on Twitter that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of the dangers of artificial intelligence is “limited,” reports Recode. The comments come after Zuckerberg briefly dismissed Musk’s concerns about artificial intelligence within a question and answer video with Facebook users.
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