Apple reportedly acquired an Israeli startup known for working on an AI that specializes on frictionless facial recognition. The technology is said to be capable of learning facial features.
Apple February 19, 2017
A Google DeepMind experiment used multi-agent reinforcement learning to determine the emergence of cooperation in AI. Well, they did not only collaborate but they also got killer instincts.
Google February 14, 2017
A Google DeepMind study reveals that A.I. agents have human tendencies when it comes to survival. A.I.s pitted against each other exhibit aggression or cooperation based on rewards.
Google February 12, 2017
Amazon's voice-enabled assistant has been a tremendous success for the company. If you are an owner of an Amazon Echo and you are having difficulty using the device, here are some quick fixes for you.
Smart Home February 12, 2017
London's Science Museum exhibits 500 years’ worth of human ingenuity in the field of robotics. Learn about the evolution of robots, from simple mechanical contraptions to humanoid androids.
Robotics February 11, 2017
Ford drops big dollars in artificial intelligence startup founded by Google and Uber veterans. Here’s what it is trying to accomplish as it becomes majority stakeholder of Argo AI.
Car Tech February 11, 2017
Microsoft has updated Cortana with a Suggested Reminders feature, which can recognize and nag about promises a user has made. If the feature is activated the Windows assistant will begin to act more on her own.
Microsoft February 9, 2017
By using artificial intelligence, Insilico Medicine and Gachon University will collaborate on how best to research aging. The high-end techniques provided by Insilico Medicine will examine how to slow down the natural process.
Biotech February 6, 2017
Apple is working to improve Siri in time for its flagship phone's launch this September. The A.I. has fallen behind after facing tough competition from Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Apps/Software February 5, 2017
With the upcoming launch of Samsung's newest flagship Galaxy S8, the company is also busy developing its voice assistant technology. Bixby will be incorporated into the Galaxy S8's native apps, among other things.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2017
MIT researchers are developing a wearable AI system that can function as a social coach to aid socially challenged individuals figure out social cues with ease.
Life & Style February 3, 2017
Facebook said that its Lumos AI has been designed and trained to see images and attach meaning to what's in them. This means the platform will no longer rely exclusively on tags, labels, and text descriptions to find photos.
Internet February 3, 2017
Elon Musk sees potential in neural nets growing inside the human brain in the future. What does this mean for human and artificial intelligence development?
Robotics January 28, 2017
Computer scientists from Stanford University set out to produce an AI-driven algorithm for skin cancer, making a database of almost 130,000 skin disease images. They trained the algorithm to visually diagnose cancers like melanoma.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 26, 2017
Liberatus, the AI developed by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University is beating the world's best poker players. The AI has already accumulated winnings of nearly $800,000.
Robotics January 25, 2017
NASA is reportedly working on an AI pertaining to the autonomous navigation of the unmanned drones. The ongoing project is aimed at exploring the subsurface oceans of Europa, Jupiter’s moon.
Space January 25, 2017
Kristen Stewart has co-authored an AI scientific paper documenting the machine learning technique employed by her and her two collaborators in the first short film she directed.
Robotics January 20, 2017
The Amazon Echo will outperform rivals and dominate the AI space in 2017 per analyst predictions. Forrester Research's estimates suggests that 6 million Echo devices were sold in 2016.
Apps/Software January 16, 2017
Microsoft announced that it has agreed to acquire Maluuba, a startup in the business of natural language processing and building computers that can think like people. It also employs an AI expert that Microsoft seems very interested to employ.
Microsoft January 14, 2017
Andy Rubin, the man responsible for Android, will soon release an AI-powered smartphone that features a bezel-less, pressure-sensitive display with a proprietary connector that gives the phone expanded hardware overtime. Rubin aims to launch it this year, reports claim.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2017
Despite its similarities to the Amazon Echo, ElliQ offers several nifty tricks that sets it apart as a smart assistant. It is primarily aimed to become a truly intuitive companion, helpful to senior citizens.
Smart Home January 13, 2017
The European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs voted in favor of a draft report that proposes to give robots legal status. The report calls for giving the machines rights, obligations, and kill switches to prevent dangerous damages.
Robotics January 13, 2017
University of Bristol's ThinkBIG Project sourced information from more than 100 British newspapers encompassing 150 years of history to trace important historical and cultural shifts using artificial intelligence tools.
Life & Style January 11, 2017
IBM scientists are working on a revolutionary superhero vision project that will offer devices with hyperimaging technology and can see through areas invisible to the human eye. It is set to be finished in the next five years.
Material Science January 10, 2017
A recent dig of Google App’s 6.10 beta hinted at an alternative input method for Google’s clever virtual assistant. If accurate, written input could also be used to issue queries, very much like the way it’s performed on Allo.
Apps/Software January 9, 2017
CES 2017 showcased many new smart home gadgets to innovate one's living spaces. Check out the best smart home devices -- from robots to levitating speakers to smart garbage cans -- which will transform your house today into a smart home of the future.
Smart Home January 8, 2017
So many technological advancements are expected to hit the market in the coming year. Take a look at five of the most highly anticipated newsmakers of the tech industry in 2017.
December 31, 2016
2016 brought in a lot of advancements when it came to the exploration and development of artificial intelligence or A.I. Most of them are pretty cool, but some are just downright freaky.
Computers December 31, 2016
As companies prepare to launch new devices at the upcoming CES 2017, a New York Times report proclaims that these gadgets are doomed since tech apocalypse is already in our midst.
December 30, 2016
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 will use the Bixby digital assistant in almost all its native apps. However, with Google pushing for the Google Assistant in Android devices, there will certainly be a clash between the two AI-powered software.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 28, 2016
Apple has published its first research paper, which focuses on artificial intelligence. For some, the important part of the news is that Apple published a paper at all, given the company's secretive nature.
Apple December 26, 2016
A federal report claimed that up to 47 percent of jobs in the United States are at risk of being taken over by artificial intelligence. Should workers start to panic over possibly losing their positions to the technology?
Computers December 23, 2016
For his 2016 personal goal, Mark Zuckerberg attempted to build a smart home assistant to help his family, and he did just that. Nicknamed Jarvis, the A.I. can control the lights, music, temperature, and many more in Zuckerberg's home.
Apps/Software December 20, 2016
New research employed a machine learning algorithm in order to analyze the stability of planetary systems. The new method is much faster and efficient than the previous ones.
Space December 4, 2016
According to Facebook’s head of artificial intelligence research, AI could help the company weed out fake news and sensitive content on users’ newsfeeds. The problem is Facebook doesn’t know how to approach it yet.
Internet December 1, 2016
Google's Neural Machine Translation technology that currently powers Google Translate just got smarter. With zero-shot translations, the technology allows translation of different language pairs, which might suggest that the technology has invented its own language altogether.
Apps/Software November 29, 2016
Samsung is not only developing one but two virtual assistants to challenge the likes of Google Now and Siri. These technologies will likely ship with the upcoming Galaxy S8, possibly even determining the handset's gender identity.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 27, 2016
With the new range of AI chips, Intel wants to give machine and deep learning tasks their own dedicated processors, independent of conventional chipsets. The initial batch will begin slipping into your computers in 2017.
Computers November 18, 2016
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has said mankind is running short of time and in 1000 years they must find another planet to colonize as life on Earth is turning risky and a mass extinction is not ruled out.
Space November 17, 2016
Google has released several AI experiments that users can try out online, one of which is the game 'Quick, Draw!' The game allows players to teach a neural network on recognizing images and see how it learns.
Google November 17, 2016
Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Elon Musk's OpenAI nonprofit to advance and democratize artificial intelligence. Between OpenAI and Microsoft AI and Research, open-source AI breakthroughs should not take too long to surface.
Microsoft November 15, 2016
The latest update to the Prisma app for iOS devices introduces support for Facebook Live. This means users will now be able to broadcast videos with unique art filters.
Apps/Software November 9, 2016
Samsung Galaxy S8 is reportedly going to sport a dedicated AI button that will launch the company's virtual assistant that's possibly named Bixby, but can it save the smartphone maker after the Galaxy Note 7 recall?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 7, 2016
DeepMind could soon beat 'StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.' The development is crucial for humans as some aspects of the strategic game are very complex and need coordination of tools simultaneously.
Google November 7, 2016
A Samsung executive confirmed that the next-generation Galaxy S8 will rock an AI digital assistant, according to Reuters. Moreover, Samsung will let developers attach and upload services, which means the assistant will get smarter with time.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2016
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