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Microsoft Tackles the Next Level of AI with Maluuba Acquisition

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)...

Amazon Echo Type Smart Speakers from LG and Lenovo in 2017

The Amazon Echo line of smart speakers with AI and voice talent from Alexa isn't just a successful product. It gave rise to an...

Google Spins off Self-driving Car Unit, Now Called Waymo

Google Tuesday announced, via its parent company Alphabet, that its self-driving car unit is being spun off from its "semi-secret R&D facility" Google X...

No Amazon Echo on Amazon.com Until After Christmas. Just Brick-and-Mortar it!

Amazon seems to be having a problem getting supplies of the Amazon Echo smart home speakers, as well as the smaller Echo Dot. As...

The Role of Microsoft and the Big Tech Fraternity in Popularizing...

Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Data Group, Joseph Sirosh, wrote on the company’s official Azure blog about how the company is moving from...

First Amazon, Now Microsoft to Launch Artificial Intelligence Refrigerators

In January of this year, Samsung revealed the Family Hub Refrigerator, which sported a stunning 21.5-inch 1080p touch screen in front that acts as...

Are You Going “Voice Shopping” on Amazon This Holiday Season?

The world's most followed retailer has just announced its holiday toy list for 2016, but it's not the 1,000 hottest toys that grabbed our...

Nissan Using Driverless LEAFs to Move New Vehicles from Factory to...

The fact that Japan doesn't allow autonomous cars on the road isn't stopping Nissan from using their driverless-technology-enabled Nissan LEAFs. The company uses these...

This is Amazon’s Biggest Contribution to Artificial Intelligence So Far

Amazon recently announced three major services that are aimed at making things easier for developers to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI has been...

Apple’s AI Director: “Can we publish? Yes.” Publishing Research Could Help...

During an artificial intelligence conference in Spain earlier this week, Apple's newly hired director of AI research seems to have indicated that Apple is ready to start publishing...