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Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene steps down

GOOGLE CLOUD CEO DIANE GREENE STEPS DOWN

Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene plans to leave to pursue investment and philanthropy. She will be replaced by former Oracle product chief...

BlackBerry buys AI cybersecurity outfit Cylance in 'biggest ever' acquisition

BLACKBERRY BUYS AI CYBERSECURITY OUTFIT CYLANCE IN 'BIGGEST EVER' ACQUISITION

Firm moves to bolster its Spark EoT and QNX platforms

 
 
 
BlackBerry to acquire AI-powered cybersecurity startup Cylance for $1.4 billion

BLACKBERRY TO ACQUIRE AI-POWERED CYBERSECURITY STARTUP CYLANCE FOR $1.4 BILLION

BlackBerry is set to acquire AI-powered cybersecurity startup Cylance for $1.4 billion, and is the latest in a line of cybersecurity...

Nvidia's stock falls 15% after earnings miss

NVIDIA'S STOCK FALLS 15% AFTER EARNINGS MISS

Graphics and AI chip maker Nvidia saw its stock price fall 15 percent in after-hours trading after it reported earnings that missed...

 
 
 
Surviving Mars: Space Race

SURVIVING MARS: SPACE RACE

Surviving Mars: Space Race by Plug In Digital Compete for milestones and anomalies with several other AI colonies backed by rival sponsors...

PerceptIn unleashes a driverless mobile vending machine that displays video ads

PERCEPTIN UNLEASHES A DRIVERLESS MOBILE VENDING MACHINE THAT DISPLAYS VIDEO ADS

PerceptIn's self-driving vending machines sport screens and a bevy of sensors. They're available for rental starting at $3,000.

 
 
 
Microsoft introduces guidelines for developing responsible conversational AI

MICROSOFT INTRODUCES GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING RESPONSIBLE CONVERSATIONAL AI

As more of our partners, clients and customers set out to design conversational interfaces such as chatbots and virtual assistants,...

Google Assistant can now set Nickelodeon character alarms and reply to broadcast messages

GOOGLE ASSISTANT CAN NOW SET NICKELODEON CHARACTER ALARMS AND REPLY TO BROADCAST MESSAGES

Google Assistant is now able to set alarms with animated characters, sync routines with your alarm clock, and respond to Broadcast...

 
 
 
Google Assistant New Features for the Holidays

GOOGLE ASSISTANT NEW FEATURES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Google Assistant launched at Google I/O 2016 as the software for Google Home, the nemesis of Amazon Echo and its voice operated software...

Ford partners with Postmates and Walmart for autonomous grocery delivery in Miami area

FORD PARTNERS WITH POSTMATES AND WALMART FOR AUTONOMOUS GROCERY DELIVERY IN MIAMI AREA

Ford, Walmart, and Postmates are teaming up to deliver groceries with autonomous cars in the Miami area, the three announced.

 
 
 
CableLabs unveils Micronets, which use AI to manage network devices

CABLELABS UNVEILS MICRONETS, WHICH USE AI TO MANAGE NETWORK DEVICES

CableLabs, the research arm of the cable TV companies, revealed Micronets, which uses enterprise technology and AI to improve network...

Bain Capital Ventures closes new funds totaling $1 billion for startups in SaaS, security, financial tech, and health

BAIN CAPITAL VENTURES CLOSES NEW FUNDS TOTALING $1 BILLION FOR STARTUPS IN SAAS, SECURITY, FINANCIAL TECH, AND HEALTH

Bain Capital Ventures announced today that it has raised $1 billion in investment capital to target startups from the earliest to growth...

 
 
 
Intel's Neural Compute Stick 2 is 8 times faster than its predecessor

INTEL'S NEURAL COMPUTE STICK 2 IS 8 TIMES FASTER THAN ITS PREDECESSOR

At an even in Beijing, Intel debuted the Neural Compute Stick 2, which packs a Myriad X system-on-chip it claims has an 8 times performance...

Samsung's 8nm Exynos 9820 unveiled with dedicated NPU, 8K video recording

SAMSUNG'S 8NM EXYNOS 9820 UNVEILED WITH DEDICATED NPU, 8K VIDEO RECORDING

Samsung is betting on a dedicated NPU to introduce a host of AI-enabled features in its upcoming flagship. Huawei was the first to...

 
 
 
Rethink Robotics' assets bought by Hahn, Universal Robots hires 20 employees from pioneering firm

RETHINK ROBOTICS' ASSETS BOUGHT BY HAHN, UNIVERSAL ROBOTS HIRES 20 EMPLOYEES FROM PIONEERING FIRM

Pioneering Rethink Robotics will get an afterlife, with its collaborative robotics IP acquired by Hahn Group and its employees hired...

Gboard Will Use AI To Suggest GIFs To Users

GBOARD WILL USE AI TO SUGGEST GIFS TO USERS

Google is pretty proud of the AI that they've developed. The company recently announced that they will be using its AI system to help...

 
 
 
Businesses will scale back on AI in 2019

BUSINESSES WILL SCALE BACK ON AI IN 2019

New research reveals a frank statistic that no business really wants to admit: In 2019, a full 10 percent of companies will bring human...

Gboard using on-device AI to suggest relevant GIFs, stickers, & emoji as you type

GBOARD USING ON-DEVICE AI TO SUGGEST RELEVANT GIFS, STICKERS, & EMOJI AS YOU TYPE

For the past several months, Gboard has been working on a “smarter” search feature that analyzes what you type to surface relevant...

 
 
 
Kofax acquires Nuance's Document Imaging business for $400 million

KOFAX ACQUIRES NUANCE'S DOCUMENT IMAGING BUSINESS FOR $400 MILLION

Kofax has acquired Nuance's Document Imaging business for $400 million, the companies confirmed today. The deal is expected to close...

China created what it claims is the first AI news anchor - watch it in action here

CHINA CREATED WHAT IT CLAIMS IS THE FIRST AI NEWS ANCHOR - WATCH IT IN ACTION HERE

China's state press agency has developed "AI news anchors," avatars of real-life news presenters which read out news as it is typed. It...