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Salesforce adds some AI to customer service products

Last Fall when Salesforce introduced Einstein, its artificial intelligence initiative, it debuted with some intelligence built into the core CRM tool, but with a promise that it would expand into other products over time....

Why Ford is investing $1 billion in startup Argo AI

Ford has announced it's investing $1 billion over the next five years in Pittsburgh-based artificial intelligence startup Argo AI. Let's try to make sense why the carmaker is willing to drop 1 followed by...

Workplace robots easier to train and deploy with Intera 5

Robots are invaluable tools in the workplace, but they often still require a specialist to train in anything more than elementary tasks. Rethink Robotics is helping improve that situation with a powerful and intuitive...

IBM’s Watson wants to assist you with your tax returns

If anyone can make sense of the over 74,000 pages of the US tax code, IBM’s Watson can. Or at least that’s the plan as Big Blue has teamed up its Watson cognitive supercomputer...

State of government reporting on AI self-driving cars: we need a test

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, AI Insider for AI Trends and regular contribuor The new phonebook is here! The new phonebook is here! You might recall that comedian Steve Martin made that famous exclamation in...

$300 million Trident cybersecurity fund shows depth of security woes

Trident Capital Cybersecurity has raised $300 million to invest in new technology companies tackling security threats around the internet of things, payment technologies, identity management, privacy and data management. The new fund, launched by the...

English financial tech company builds AI app that creates virtual accountant

A North-East fintech company is using artificial intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software to allow users to discuss their financial accounts with their phone. Darlington-based MyFirmsApp creates custom app platforms for accountants and has recently...

The state of artificial intelligence for the enterprise

Without cloud computing, today’s artificial intelligence (A.I.) boom would not exist. Both the advent of cloud computing and advances in machine intelligence have made it easier for companies to deliver A.I.-based features that create new ways...

Why tech billionaires are throwing millions at ethical AI

Worried about a dystopian future in which AI rule the world and humans are enslaved to autonomous technology? You're not alone. So are billionaires (kind of). First it was the Partnership on AI formed...

Parascript uses advanced machine learning for document capture

Parascript, a pioneer in data extraction powered by machine learning, today introduced the first commercially available data location, extraction and verification software solution that deploys template-less, neural network-based document extraction. Parascript has productized its...

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