Saturday, March 25, 2017

Practical Quantum Computers: More powerful computers are within reach.

One of the labs at QuTech, a Dutch research institute, is responsible for some of the world’s most advanced work on quantum computing, but it looks like an HVAC testing facility. Tucked away in...

Google bets big on AI to make a cloud push for enterprises

Google is betting big on its dominance in machine learning and artificial intelligence to break into the cloud market, a message that was the underlying theme on the first day of the technology giant's...

Why Toyota Is Taking Its Own Road to Self-Driving Cars

Toyota (NYSE:TM) has a brand-new self-driving test vehicle -- and it's designed to help the company develop two different approaches to advanced safety technology, simultaneously. Like most of its big global rivals, Toyota is aggressively...

Which company is leading the field in AI research?

By Eric Jang, research engineer at Google Brain Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? My response contains some bias, because I work at Google Brain; my...

S&P Global leads $50M investment into Harvard-born Kensho

Kensho Technologies Inc., a Cambridge-based machine learning startup, has raised $50 million and signed a deal with S&P Global Inc. for its investment analytics technology. S&P led the $50 million Series B funding in a...

Three Major Trends Shaping the Future of Machine Learning

The topics of machine learning and, particularly, deep learning are clearly among the hottest topics covered by many tech publications. While the amount of hype is not insignificant, there are many good reasons why...

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017: MIT Technology Review

One of the labs at QuTech, a Dutch research institute, is responsible for some of the world’s most advanced work on quantum computing, but it looks like an HVAC testing facility. Tucked away in...

Bloomberg Adds Machine-Learning To Apache Solr Search

Bloomberg has found the Solr open source search engine valuable as a core element of several Bloomberg products. Now it has come up with a Solr plug-in that lets Bloomberg customers build a machine...

Google launches GPU support for its Cloud Platform

Three months ago, Google announced it would in early 2017 launch support for high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) for machine learning and other specialized workloads. It’s now early 2017 and, true to its word, Google today...

Parking Your Car the AI Way

By Dr. Lance B. Eliot, regular contributor of AI Insider for AI Trends When you are using a car to get you from point A to point B, it is a blessing in that you...

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