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Motorola reportedly plans a Baidu smart speaker for China

MOTOROLA REPORTEDLY PLANS A BAIDU SMART SPEAKER FOR CHINA

What do Amazon, Google, Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and Huawei all have in common? They're working on smart speakers with built-in voice...

Google puts AI in charge of data center cooling systems

GOOGLE PUTS AI IN CHARGE OF DATA CENTER COOLING SYSTEMS

Artificial intelligence is running one of Google's data centers - or at least the cooling system in said data center. Today in a blog...

 
 
 
How AI is decommoditizing the chip industry

HOW AI IS DECOMMODITIZING THE CHIP INDUSTRY

GUEST: Since the early days of computing, there has always been this idea that artificial intelligence would one day change the world....

GLAS thermostat adds Alexa and Google Assistant support as preorders open

GLAS THERMOSTAT ADDS ALEXA AND GOOGLE ASSISTANT SUPPORT AS PREORDERS OPEN

The striking GLAS thermostat has gained Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support, with the two new AIs joining Cortana as the smart...

 
 
 
The director of American History X is casting a robot lead in his new film

THE DIRECTOR OF AMERICAN HISTORY X IS CASTING A ROBOT LEAD IN HIS NEW FILM

We've already seen AI writing movie scripts and some semi-ok prose, but Tony Kaye, the director who made the harrowing 1999 film American...

Researchers develop AI that can re-create real-world lighting and reflections

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP AI THAT CAN RE-CREATE REAL-WORLD LIGHTING AND REFLECTIONS

Ever shop online for carpet or fabric and wish you could tell what it looks like in real life? Thanks to researchers at the Massachusetts...

 
 
 
Oracle open-sources Graphpipe to make it easier to deploy machine learning models

ORACLE OPEN-SOURCES GRAPHPIPE TO MAKE IT EASIER TO DEPLOY MACHINE LEARNING MODELS

Oracle today open-sourced Graphpipe, a tool created to make it easy to serve machine learning models in the cloud made by popular frameworks...

A partner at a $630 million fund reveals his firm's secret to scouting billion dollar companies - and says that the rest of venture capital is 20 years behind

A PARTNER AT A $630 MILLION FUND REVEALS HIS FIRM'S SECRET TO SCOUTING BILLION DOLLAR COMPANIES - AND SAYS THAT THE REST OF VENTURE CAPITAL IS 20 YEARS BEHIND

EQT Ventures has developed Motherbrain, an AI-powered software program to help it find new startups in which to invest. Motherbrain...

 
 
 
Apple patent suggests multiuser support for Siri in HomePod

APPLE PATENT SUGGESTS MULTIUSER SUPPORT FOR SIRI IN HOMEPOD

Google Home, Google's eponymous smart speaker, supports multiple users. So do the devices in Amazon's Echo lineup. And if a newly granted...

DeepMind says its AI can detect eye diseases as well as human doctors

DEEPMIND SAYS ITS AI CAN DETECT EYE DISEASES AS WELL AS HUMAN DOCTORS

Over the past two years, DeepMind, the AI firm spun off from Google, has been working on a new way to spot eye diseases that could...

 
 
 
Samsung says its new AI-based Wi-Fi system is smarter and promises better connectivity

SAMSUNG SAYS ITS NEW AI-BASED WI-FI SYSTEM IS SMARTER AND PROMISES BETTER CONNECTIVITY

Samsung has a big update to its Wi-Fi product line that the company announced today, for which it's using AI-based mesh wifi tech from...

NVIDIA Quadro RTX bring Turing architecture real-time ray tracing

NVIDIA QUADRO RTX BRING TURING ARCHITECTURE REAL-TIME RAY TRACING

As technology evolves, so do users' tastes and expectations. No longer are they satisfied with crude digital approximations of real-world...

 
 
 
Nvidia's new Turing architecture is all about real-time ray tracing and AI

NVIDIA'S NEW TURING ARCHITECTURE IS ALL ABOUT REAL-TIME RAY TRACING AND AI

In recent days, word about Nvidia's new Turing architecture started leaking out of the Santa Clara-based company's headquarters. So...

Hey Siri on Mac barely registers as a feature - like Siri itself

HEY SIRI ON MAC BARELY REGISTERS AS A FEATURE - LIKE SIRI ITSELF

OPINION: When Apple announced that it was adding “Hey Siri” functionality to the new MacBook Pro last month, my eyes almost rolled...

 
 
 
Observe.AI raises $8M to use artificial intelligence to improve call centers

OBSERVE.AI RAISES $8M TO USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO IMPROVE CALL CENTERS

Being stuck on the phone with call centers is painful. We all know this. Observe.AI is one company that wants to make the experience...

Google Assistant will read stories from the Google News app on your Android phone

GOOGLE ASSISTANT WILL READ STORIES FROM THE GOOGLE NEWS APP ON YOUR ANDROID PHONE

Back in May, during Google I/O, the company unveiled a new AI-powered News app designed to present news stories from all angles. But...

 
 
 
Samsung just announced a $2 billion investment to ramp up its AI and 5G segments

SAMSUNG JUST ANNOUNCED A $2 BILLION INVESTMENT TO RAMP UP ITS AI AND 5G SEGMENTS

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business...

Samsung just unveiled its first-ever smart speaker called 'Galaxy Home' to take on Amazon's, Google's, and Apple's smart speakers

SAMSUNG JUST UNVEILED ITS FIRST-EVER SMART SPEAKER CALLED 'GALAXY HOME' TO TAKE ON AMAZON'S, GOOGLE'S, AND APPLE'S SMART SPEAKERS

Samsung announced its first smart speaker, called the "Galaxy Home," during its event in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday. The Galaxy...

 
 
 
Microsoft threatens to pull gab services over anti-Semitic posts

MICROSOFT THREATENS TO PULL GAB SERVICES OVER ANTI-SEMITIC POSTS

Microsoft Corp. threatened to suspend web-hosting services it provides to Gab.ai after getting complaints about anti-Semitic posts...

Amazon launches Auto SDK to bring Alexa to more cars

AMAZON LAUNCHES AUTO SDK TO BRING ALEXA TO MORE CARS

Amazon today announced an open source release of the Alexa Automotive Core SDK, or Auto SDK, to help automakers integrate Alexa voice...