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Google harnesses machine learning to help publishers thwart abusive comments online

GOOGLE HARNESSES MACHINE LEARNING TO HELP PUBLISHERS THWART ABUSIVE COMMENTS ONLINE

Google and its early-stage incubator Jigsaw have launched a new tool that uses machine learning to help publishers combat online abuse. With...

Next Overwatch Character Teased, She's Experienced in Robotics and AI

NEXT OVERWATCH CHARACTER TEASED, SHE'S EXPERIENCED IN ROBOTICS AND AI

Blizzard has started teasing the next Overwatch character - a young genius named Efi Oladele with “impressive achievements” in robotics...

 
 
 
Is it fear or pragmatism to question the effect of disruptive technolgies?

IS IT FEAR OR PRAGMATISM TO QUESTION THE EFFECT OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLGIES?

Healthcare is seeing the confluence of remarkable technologies that have the ability to herald a new future for humanity, but we would...

Bill Gates Thinks Robots Who ‘Steal' Jobs Should Pay Taxes

BILL GATES THINKS ROBOTS WHO ‘STEAL' JOBS SHOULD PAY TAXES

If there is one facet of life that all of us cannot escape from, it would be the fact that if you work, you have to pay taxes. So the...

 
 
 
Apple reportedly buys an AI-based face recognition startup

APPLE REPORTEDLY BUYS AN AI-BASED FACE RECOGNITION STARTUP

Those rumors of Apple exploring facial recognition for sign-ins might just have some merit. Calcalist reports that Apple has acquired...

Valve is teaching an AI to find Counter-Strike cheaters

VALVE IS TEACHING AN AI TO FIND COUNTER-STRIKE CHEATERS

Valve may have created an artificial intelligence, or a neural network, that is learning how to detect cheaters in Counter-Strike:...

 
 
 
Ford invests $1 billion in Pittsburgh-based Argo AI to build self-driving cars by 2021

FORD INVESTS $1 BILLION IN PITTSBURGH-BASED ARGO AI TO BUILD SELF-DRIVING CARS BY 2021

Ford has invested $1 billion in a joint venture with Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based company with ties to Carnegie Mellon. The goal is...

GM reportedly plans to build and test thousands of self-driving Bolts in 2018

GM REPORTEDLY PLANS TO BUILD AND TEST THOUSANDS OF SELF-DRIVING BOLTS IN 2018

General Motors plans to deploy thousands of self-driving electric cars in test fleets in partnership with ride-sharing affiliate Lyft...

 
 
 
Google's AI can jam with you on a virtual piano

GOOGLE'S AI CAN JAM WITH YOU ON A VIRTUAL PIANO

Playing music is always more fun when you have someone to accompany you. Google's latest AI experiment aims to fill that gap with a...

AI Predicts Autism From Infant Brain Scans

AI PREDICTS AUTISM FROM INFANT BRAIN SCANS

Increased brain growth during the first year of life accurately predicted whether a child at high risk of autism developed the disorder

 
 
 
Amazon and Google Want to Turn Their Smart Home Speakers Into Telephone Replacements

AMAZON AND GOOGLE WANT TO TURN THEIR SMART HOME SPEAKERS INTO TELEPHONE REPLACEMENTS

Both Amazon and Google are working on turning their popular AI-based speaker products into replacements for a home telephone, reports...

What the data says about Valentine's Day and chatbots

WHAT THE DATA SAYS ABOUT VALENTINE'S DAY AND CHATBOTS

GUEST: In honor of Valentine's Day, we took a look at the difference in usage between men and women on Facebook Messenger bots over...

 
 
 
Oracle launches apps to surface predictions and insights from IoT sensor data

ORACLE LAUNCHES APPS TO SURFACE PREDICTIONS AND INSIGHTS FROM IOT SENSOR DATA

Oracle announced the launch of four new cloud-based software solutions today to give businesses actionable insights from the tracking...

Rumor says Samsung has code-named Galaxy Note8 project as 'Baikal'

RUMOR SAYS SAMSUNG HAS CODE-NAMED GALAXY NOTE8 PROJECT AS 'BAIKAL'

There's no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy Note8 is coming, and there have even been rumors about it sporting a 4K display and featuring...

 
 
 
Could Google Assistant be coming to non-Pixel phones sooner rather than later?

COULD GOOGLE ASSISTANT BE COMING TO NON-PIXEL PHONES SOONER RATHER THAN LATER?

It would appear that the AI tool is beginning to make its way onto non-Pixel hardware. As first reported by Android Police, it looks...

Ford's billion-dollar self-driving car AI deal

FORD'S BILLION-DOLLAR SELF-DRIVING CAR AI DEAL

Enlarge / L-R: Peter Rander, Argo AI COO; Ken Washington, Ford vice president of research and advanced engineering; Mark Fields, Ford...

 
 
 
Ford Just Bought Argo AI for their Autonomous Car Plans

FORD JUST BOUGHT ARGO AI FOR THEIR AUTONOMOUS CAR PLANS

On Friday, Ford announced that they are investing a whooping $1 billion into Argo AI over the next five years, which essentially means...

Ford to pump $1B into AI for driverless cars

FORD TO PUMP $1B INTO AI FOR DRIVERLESS CARS

Ford plans to spend US$1 billion over the next five years on the development of an artificial intelligence system for driverless cars....

 
 
 
Ford bets $1 billion on an unknown self-driving AI company

FORD BETS $1 BILLION ON AN UNKNOWN SELF-DRIVING AI COMPANY

Seemingly out of the blue, Ford announced today that it's investing $1 billion in Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based company building self-driving...

Eyeing a Self-Driving Future, Ford Drops $1B on an AI Startup

EYEING A SELF-DRIVING FUTURE, FORD DROPS $1B ON AN AI STARTUP

Autonomous driving demands artificial intelligence.