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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...

Kirin 990 to be built by TSMC 7nm process

KIRIN 990 TO BE BUILT BY TSMC 7NM PROCESS

Huawei introduced the Kirin 980 chipset with AI features, and 1.4 Gbps download speeds in September. The platform made its way to the...

 
 
 
Researchers develop AI that estimates acute kidney injury risk from clinical notes

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP AI THAT ESTIMATES ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY RISK FROM CLINICAL NOTES

Researchers have developed an AI system that can spot signs of acute kidney injury - a potentially deadly disorder - with high precision.

 
 
 
Woven, a startup founded by Facebook's former CIO, wants to supercharge calendars

WOVEN, A STARTUP FOUNDED BY FACEBOOK'S FORMER CIO, WANTS TO SUPERCHARGE CALENDARS

Woven, a startup founded by former Facebook CIO Tim Campos, has raised $4.8 million to fund its calendar-killing meeting scheduler.

AI will make doctors 'obsolete' due to robots being 'cheaper to hire and train than medics'

AI WILL MAKE DOCTORS 'OBSOLETE' DUE TO ROBOTS BEING 'CHEAPER TO HIRE AND TRAIN THAN MEDICS'

Artificial intelligence has a 'near unlimited capacity' to diagnose diseases and perform surgery more accurately than medics, according...

 
 
 
Facebook's Portal video chat devices are on sale now

FACEBOOK'S PORTAL VIDEO CHAT DEVICES ARE ON SALE NOW

Facebook's Portal and Portal+ devices for AI-enhanced Facebook Messenger video calls, streaming video and music apps, goes on sale...

Samsung's One UI beta for Galaxy S9 to launch in U.S., Germany, and Korea

SAMSUNG'S ONE UI BETA FOR GALAXY S9 TO LAUNCH IN U.S., GERMANY, AND KOREA

Samsung's new smartphone design language - One UI - will launch in beta on select devices, including the Galaxy S9 and S9+.

 
 
 
Samsung opens Bixby to third-party developers

SAMSUNG OPENS BIXBY TO THIRD-PARTY DEVELOPERS

Samsung today announced the launch of a toolkit for businesses and third-party developers to create voice apps compatible with intelligent...

EBay's AI can identify 40% of credit card fraud cases with ‘high precision'

EBAY'S AI CAN IDENTIFY 40% OF CREDIT CARD FRAUD CASES WITH ‘HIGH PRECISION'

Researchers at eBay describe an AI technique that identifies outliers in datasets. In one test, it identified 40 percent of credit...

 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy S10 Could Have AI Co-Processor For Photography

SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 COULD HAVE AI CO-PROCESSOR FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Back in the early days of smartphones, phones typically came with a processor, RAM, a GPU, and a host of other sensors. However these...

AI detects Alzheimer's disease SIX years early - with 100% accuracy in small study

AI DETECTS ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE SIX YEARS EARLY - WITH 100% ACCURACY IN SMALL STUDY

A new AI system is 100% accurate in its predictions of Alzheimer's made based on subtle metabolic brain changes - and it catches the...

 
 
 
Taranis raises $20 million for AI-driven crop insights

TARANIS RAISES $20 MILLION FOR AI-DRIVEN CROP INSIGHTS

Tel Aviv startup Taranis uses a combination of imaging and sensor data to provide valuable insights to commodity crop growers.

Discover 8 by YOOX: Marcel Castenmiller Dons Fall '18 Arrivals

DISCOVER 8 BY YOOX: MARCEL CASTENMILLER DONS FALL '18 ARRIVALS

8 by YOOX Fall/Winter 2018 Collection YOOX takes an innovative approach to fashion with the launch of 8 by YOOX. The in-house brand...

 
 
 
SoftBank has a special fund focused on AI that's separate from the Vision Fund, and it just backed its first startup outside of Japan

SOFTBANK HAS A SPECIAL FUND FOCUSED ON AI THAT'S SEPARATE FROM THE VISION FUND, AND IT JUST BACKED ITS FIRST STARTUP OUTSIDE OF JAPAN

Custom software creator Engineer.AI has raised $29.5 million from Lakestar, Jungle Ventures, and SoftBank's AI-focused Deepcore fund. Engineer.AI...

Five new AI medical centres to speed up disease diagnosis

FIVE NEW AI MEDICAL CENTRES TO SPEED UP DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

The medical technology centres in Leeds, Oxford, Coventry, Glasgow and London will be funded by the Government as it looks to increase...

 
 
 
Daily Podcast: Metroid, The Walking Dead, A Quiet Place 2, Netflix, AI Movie Trailers, Ralph Breaks the Internet & AMC A-List

DAILY PODCAST: METROID, THE WALKING DEAD, A QUIET PLACE 2, NETFLIX, AI MOVIE TRAILERS, RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET & AMC A-LIST

On the November 5, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and...