Wednesday, June 28, 2017

MIT CIO Summit: Most AI in workplace will augment humans, not replace them

The perception of what artificial intelligence and machine learning mean to the breadth of the workforce: Truck drivers, middle managers, factory workers, even the programmers who teach the machines, all destined to unemployed years...

Apple developing AI chips to make iPhone smarter with neural engine

Apple is reportedly developing proprietary chips equipped with artificial intelligence, potentially called the "Apple Neural Engine." If reports prove true, then this chip will be iOS's most significant AI upgrade since the voice assistant...

Saving Elephants from Poaching using AI: Neurala is Doing it

A centuries-old problem that has affected nearly every region on Earth is about to get a high-tech solution. Artificial intelligence company Neurala is using machine learning coupled with cameras and drones to put a stop...

CrowdStrike, the firm investigating Russian hacks, raised $100M, now valued around $1B

The business of hacking has dealt a huge blow to our democracy, not to mention a plethora of organizations and individuals, and our collective sense of sanity. One silver lining, however, has been that it...

Microsoft’s Cognitive Services gets flexible models for search, images

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft announced it is adding four new services to the 25 already available for Cognitive Services, its platform for making various kinds of machine learning models easily available to developers....

Mapillary open sources 25k street-level images to train automotive AI

As more companies wade into the business of building artificial intelligence systems to help you drive (or do the driving for you), a startup founded by an ex-Apple computer vision specialist is open sourcing a...

The Race To Build An AI Chip For Everything Just Got Real

Yann LeCun once built an AI chip called ANNA. But he was 25 years ahead of his time. The year was 1992, and LeCun was a researcher at Bell Labs, the iconic R&D lab outside...

AI report fed by DeepMind, Amazon, Uber urges greater access to public sector data...

What are tech titans Google, Amazon and Uber agitating for to further the march of machine learning technology and ultimately inject more fuel in the engines of their own dominant platforms? Unsurprisingly, they’re after access to data....

Move Over, LinkedIn: Google Working On Job Site Called Google Hire

Google is apparently gearing up to give LinkedIn a run for its money, as the company is working on its own job platform called Google Hire, backed by machine learning and other AI capabilities. It...

Apple has an official permit to test self-driving cars in California

Apple has received a permit to test autonomous cars in California, the first official confirmation that the maker of the iPhone sees the century-old automobile as a product that's ripe for reinvention and a...

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