CES 2017: Robots steal show

LAS VEGAS —The one, coolest thing from this year's 2017 CES is an easy pick — those amazing robots. We saw robots to make your morning coffee, pour candy, fold your clothes, turn on and...

Japanese insurer to replace humans with AI

A Japanese insurance company reportedly is replacing 34 workers with an artificial intelligence system, and industry analysts say the same could start happening in the U.S. this year. Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company, a 94-year-old...

IT Products go from big noise to AI concepts, and big business

I wish I could go back in time and figure out when the IT sector made the transition from being product driven to concept focused. I guess it's like trying to figure out when...

Canon Appeals to IoT and AI Markets with new chip design system

Canon U.SA., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., has commenced sales of the FPA-5550iZ2, a successor to the FPA-5550iZ i-line semiconductor lithography system or "stepper"1...

How Google Is challenging AWS; product vs. platform

Big companies are often criticized for having “missed” the future — from the comfortable perch of a present where said future has come to pass, of course — but while the future is still...

White House: AI could boost productivity, increase wealth inequality

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has the potential to boost productivity but increase wealth inequality and wipe out millions of jobs, a research report by the White House claimed on Tuesday. An increasing number of industries...

Morgan Stanley sees AI among stock performance drivers in 2017

Three themes driving total available market (TAM) and stock performance in 2017 include artificial intelligence propelling Apple's iPhone, cloud computing and virtual reality. We see three themes driving fundamental and stock performance in 2017. First,...

5-Points to Check Before Investing in Artificial Intelligence

There are plenty of headlines about how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming everything from smartphones to our cars, but understanding how exactly to benefit from AI as an investor can be a little harder. AI...

IEEE publishes draft report on ethical challenges in AI design

More than 100 experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and ethics are attempting to advance public discussion surrounding the ethical considerations of AI. As the tech world pushes forward with the development of artificial intelligence, the...

Business seen embracing artificial intelligence in 2017

Get ready for AI to show up where you'd least expect it. In 2016, tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft launched dozens of products and services powered by artificial intelligence. Next year will...