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With the sudden surge in artificial intelligence projects being conducted by some of the world's most cash-rich companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple, IBM, Amazon and Facebook, there is a lot of uncertainly about how artificial intelligence will affect our...
Facebook realized during a deep learning experiment that their bots were communicating in a new language that humans can’t understand. It was all Greek and Latin to humans. Facebook decided to pull off one of its AI systems when they...
Until Google Assistant on Google Pixel and Google Home came along, Apple Siri was pretty much considered the king...sorry, queen of smartphone assistants. Now that we've had a chance to test out Google Assistant, some very interesting differences have...
Robotics startup Zume Pizza aims to make your pizza while it's being delivered, but it won't be a human "chef" carefully placing your chosen toppings and popping it into the oven on the go - a robotic arm will...
The rise of artificial intelligence in the world of cybersecurity may have been slow compared to other forms of AI, but the course of security evolution has irrevocably been set.Less than a month ago, we learned that CERN, a...
Artificial Intelligence is a curse and a blessing, depending on what angle you look at it from. On the one hand, the technology firepower AI brings to the table can be extremely useful, like powering our virtual assistants, smart...
Microsoft has agreed to acquire Montreal, Canada-based Maluuba, an artificial intelligence startup that dives deep into "machine reading comprehension, dialogue understanding, and general (human) intelligence capabilities such as memory, common-sense reasoning, and information seeking behavior."The startup was founded in...
Microsoft owns one of the most accurate AI-based speech recognition systems in the world, something they showcased in October last year. In fact, the level of accuracy achieved was equal to or better than a trained professional. The same...
In a surprise move on Friday, the governor of Michigan passed a set of laws allowing autonomous vehicles to operate on the state's roadways.According to a University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute project manager Brandon Schoettle:"As far as I know, Michigan is...
Researchers in Japan were faced with the problem of cooling a humanoid robot because it has 108 motors all over its humanoid "body." But the robot was already very heavy and full of parts, so they wanted to find...
For the first time in the world (or outside it) space scientists will have help from artificial intelligence. Mars rover Curiosity, which landed in Mars slightly over four years ago on August 6, 2012, has been sending valuable data...
A newly created app called Reverb, developed by RAIN Labs, brings Amazon Alexa right to your browser, as well as Mac, iOS and Android devices. The free app allows you to sign in to your Amazon account and start...
Amazon isn't waiting for Black Friday to come around this year. They're already stoking the fire on holiday season spending with several deals announced more than a week ahead of the biggest sales day of the year. The official...
Four days ago, on October 4, Google hosted a hardware event to unveil eight new products. What are these products, what's driving them and how does it help Google's parent company, Alphabet, further mature its presence in the hardware...
After buying up the competition in the form of Uber China, ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing is now one of the largest operators in the Chinese market. The company, founded by jet-set entrepreneur Cheng Wei, is now looking at technologies...