On Tuesday, Shares of StemCells Inc (NASDAQ:STEM), subtract -4.69% and shut at $1.22 inside the end purchasing and offering session. The last exchanging scope of the stock ranges amongst $1.20 and $1.28. StemCells, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of cell-based therapeutics and related technologies. It develops HuCNS-SC platform technology, a purified human neural stem cells used as a potential therapeutic to treat diseases and disorders of the central nervous system. The companys HuCNS-SC is in Phase I clinical trials for the treatment of Pelizeaus-Merzbacher Disease; and has accomplished a Phase I clinical trial for infantile and late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis. Its HuCNS-SC is also in Phase I/II clinical trials for the treatment of thoracic spinal cord injury; Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of cervical spinal cord injury; and Phase I/II clinical trials for dry age-related macular degeneration.
Shares of Baidu Inc (ADR)(NASDAQ:BIDU), subtract -0.74% and shut at $164.47 inside the last exchanging session. The rest of the purchasing and offering scope of the stock levels among $163.56 and $167.50. The association’s commercial center capitalization is $57.51 Billion with the general uncommon loads of 27.17 million. Baidu, Inc. ( NASDAQ : BIDU ), China’s leading search engine, declared recently it is making available Chinese language APIs for its four key speech technologies: Long Utterance Speech Recognition, Far-Field Speech Recognition, Expressive Speech Synthesis and Wake Word. The declarement coincides with the three-year anniversary of Baidu’s speech API launch.
The speech APIs are the most recent in a series of AI-based technologies Baidu has released publicly, these include facial recognition, optical character recognition, natural language processing and others. In September, the company also open sourced its deep learning framework PaddlePaddle, an easy-to-use platform allowing developers to apply deep learning to their products and services.
“We are at the dawn of the AI era. By opening our AI technologies, we will make it easier for everyone to create AI-facilitated applications,” says Andrew Ng, chief scientist of Baidu.