• Google I/O 2016: AI, VR Get Day In The Sun

    Google I/O 2016: AI, VR Get Day In The Sun

    At Google I/O Wednesday, thousands of programmers habituated to the illumination of monitors sat in the sun at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif.The company's outdoor presentation about upcoming technology was powered by biodiesel generators and green data centers.
  • Facebook Tunes AI To Understand Text

    Facebook Tunes AI To Understand Text

    With DeepText, Facebook aims to interpret what its users want, and maybe sell something along the way.During the company's recent Q1 2016 earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg emphasized the importance of AI for Facebook.
  • Neural Networks: Pointing To The Future Of Security?

    Neural Networks: Pointing To The Future Of Security?

    It seemed that just a few years ago, artificial intelligence was still considered very much the realm of science fiction.Now AI, machine learning, and so-called neural networks seem to be everywhere.
  • Neural Networks: Pointing To The Future Of Security?

    Neural Networks: Pointing To The Future Of Security?

    It seemed that just a few years ago, artificial intelligence was still considered very much the realm of science fiction.Now AI, machine learning, and so-called neural networks seem to be everywhere.
  • Microsoft's Satya Nadella: 6 Must-Have AI Design Principles

    Microsoft's Satya Nadella: 6 Must-Have AI Design Principles

    In today's threat landscape, the only way for you to disrupt attackers and protect your organizati Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote an essay published in Slate in which he emphasized AI should not be feared but embraced.He outlined six principles and goals AI research must follow.
  • Microsoft's Satya Nadella: 6 Must-Have AI Design Principles

    Microsoft's Satya Nadella: 6 Must-Have AI Design Principles

    In today's threat landscape, the only way for you to disrupt attackers and protect your organizati Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote an essay published in Slate in which he emphasized AI should not be feared but embraced.He outlined six principles and goals AI research must follow.
  • Many Businesses Using AI Without Realizing It

    Many Businesses Using AI Without Realizing It

    They are empowered Businesses see AI as a future investment, even though most organizations are actually already using it, a study finds.While only about a quarter of surveyed business executives say they're currently using artificial intelligence in the workplace to automate manual tasks, a vast majority of those who said they weren't using AI actually were without realizing it.
  • Many Businesses Using AI Without Realizing It

    Many Businesses Using AI Without Realizing It

    They are empowered Businesses see AI as a future investment, even though most organizations are actually already using it, a study finds.While only about a quarter of surveyed business executives say they're currently using artificial intelligence in the workplace to automate manual tasks, a vast majority of those who said they weren't using AI actually were without realizing it.
  • Using AI To Fight Cyberthreats

    Using AI To Fight Cyberthreats

    They are empowered SparkCognition, working with Carnegie Mellon and IBM's Watson, aims to provide cyber-security researchers with better threat data using predictive models powered by machine learning.By doing so, the researchers will make vulnerability information more accessible and more useful to those focused on protecting critical national infrastructure.
  • IBM: AI Should Stand For 'Augmented Intelligence'

    IBM: AI Should Stand For 'Augmented Intelligence'

    In response to a White House request for information about how to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) for the public good, IBM argues we should focus on a different sort of AI, augmented intelligence.Everyone working information technology, if not already dealing with some form of AI, can expect to be doing so soon.
  • IBM: AI Should Stand For 'Augmented Intelligence'

    IBM: AI Should Stand For 'Augmented Intelligence'

    In response to a White House request for information about how to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) for the public good, IBM argues we should focus on a different sort of AI, augmented intelligence.Everyone working information technology, if not already dealing with some form of AI, can expect to be doing so soon.
  • Apple Acquires Machine Learning Startup Turi For $200 Million

    Apple Acquires Machine Learning Startup Turi For $200 Million

    It cited unnamed sources close to the deal, and put the purchase price at $200 million, Turi, a Seattle-based company, offers a selection of tools aimed at helping developers easily scale machine learning applications, including Predictive Services, a server product for hosting and managing machine learning models, and GraphLab Create, an extensible machine learning framework that enables developers and data scientists to build and deploy intelligent applications and services.In October 2015, Apple acquired Perceptio, which has developed deep learning and AI capabilities, which could be added to Siri.
  • Apple Acquires Machine Learning Startup Turi For $200 Million

    Apple Acquires Machine Learning Startup Turi For $200 Million

    It cited unnamed sources close to the deal, and put the purchase price at $200 million, Turi, a Seattle-based company, offers a selection of tools aimed at helping developers easily scale machine learning applications, including Predictive Services, a server product for hosting and managing machine learning models, and GraphLab Create, an extensible machine learning framework that enables developers and data scientists to build and deploy intelligent applications and services.In October 2015, Apple acquired Perceptio, which has developed deep learning and AI capabilities, which could be added to Siri.
  • Intel Buys Deep Learning Startup Nervana To Bolster AI Business

    Intel Buys Deep Learning Startup Nervana To Bolster AI Business

    Client computing is increasingly providing a back door into the enterprise for the compromise and The chipmaker says it will use Nervana Systems' expertise in accelerating deep learning algorithms to expand Intel's capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence.On Tuesday, the company announced plans to acquire Nervana Systems, a deep learning company based in San Diego, Calif.
  • Intel Buys Deep Learning Startup Nervana To Bolster AI Business

    Intel Buys Deep Learning Startup Nervana To Bolster AI Business

    Client computing is increasingly providing a back door into the enterprise for the compromise and The chipmaker says it will use Nervana Systems' expertise in accelerating deep learning algorithms to expand Intel's capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence.On Tuesday, the company announced plans to acquire Nervana Systems, a deep learning company based in San Diego, Calif.
  • White House: We're Researching AI, But Don't Worry About Killer Robots

    White House: We're Researching AI, But Don't Worry About Killer Robots

    The Obama administration is aware of those concerns, which is why a new report questions how government-backed AI could impact society and public policy.It calls for long-term investments in AI research, as well as investigations into the ethics and security implications of the technology.
  • StarCraft II Becomes DeepMind AI Research Playground

    StarCraft II Becomes DeepMind AI Research Playground

    After mastering the game of Go, Google's DeepMind is trying its hand at StarCraft.The sci-fi real-time strategy series from Blizzard debuted in 1998, and was followed up in 2010 with StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 to Feature AI Assistant

    Samsung Galaxy S8 to Feature AI Assistant

    Following last month's acquisition of artificial intelligence company Viv Labs (co-founded by the creators of Apple's Siri), Samsung is expected to integrate its new conversational user interface into future Galaxy smartphones.Little is known, meanwhile, about the Galaxy S8—including when it will arrive.
  • OpenAI Adopts Microsoft Azure for AI Research

    OpenAI Adopts Microsoft Azure for AI Research

    The alliance was announced on Tuesday, promising to use AI to "tackle some of the world's most challenging problems," Redmond's Harry Shum wrote in a blog entry.By working together, OpenAI will benefit from Microsoft's Azure cloud computing infrastructure which unlocks access to large-scale AI experiments.
  • Google Quick, Draw! Needs Your Doodles

    Google Quick, Draw! Needs Your Doodles

    In basic terms, a machine learning system uses algorithms to predict what is going to happen and learns based on how right (or wrong) those predictions turn out to be.The neural network powering Quick, Draw!