Mirroring Apple, Facebook is reportedly going to be developing its own processors for future hardware products. Offerings such as the Oculus Go and its planned smart speakers stand to benefit from in-house chips.
Apps/Software April 19, 2018
Researchers just made an artificial intelligence system that churns out scenes from 'The Flintstones' based on captions. So far, the technology has good moments and some chaotic ones.
Apps/Software April 17, 2018
Researchers at Google are using artificial intelligence to determine not only when someone’s talking but also who. The audio separation technology has grand implications for the company’s product but raises questions on privacy.
Google April 13, 2018
FDA approved a device programmed with artificial intelligence that would precisely identify mild diabetic retinopathy. It's the pioneering AI-based tool that has been allowed for market release.
Medicine April 12, 2018
Elon Musk believed that super intelligent robots could overpower people in the future. The Tesla CEO warned companies against creating robots with capabilities beyond what humans can do.
Robotics April 11, 2018
Scientists are using a new AI program to determine which newly discovered planets have the ability to sustain life. This could allow those worlds to be classified in a way to identify which ones deserve further study.
Space April 5, 2018
Electronic Arts and DICE created self-learning AI agents that were able to teach themselves how to play 'Battlefield 1' after being set loose on the game for a few days. Will the technology be featured in the upcoming 'Battlefield V'?
Video Games March 26, 2018
CIMON will serve as an artificial intelligence assistant to help astronauts conduct experiments at the ISS. It can recognize and even greet its handler Alexander Gerst with a friendly face.
Space March 3, 2018
Google has developed a tool that allows users to change their backgrounds without the need for a green screen. Available in limited beta, it is powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Apps/Software March 3, 2018
The Google Clips AI camera has officially gone on sale and is available now at the Google Store. The gadget costs $249 and touts smart features, but is it really worth it?
Google February 28, 2018
Google's AI is extending to medical diagnostic technologies. A new algorithm by Google will soon be capable of detecting heart diseases through the scanning images of a person’s retina.
Biotech February 21, 2018
Amazon is reportedly developing its own custom AI chips to speed up on the smart functionalities of Alexa. The in-house chip will render Alexa faster, as the processing is mostly in-device instead of tapping the cloud at all times.
Smart Home February 12, 2018
Google started taking preorders for its smart AI camera, the Google Clips. However, customers who bought the $249 camera will not see the product until late February.
Google January 28, 2018
A recent subreddit made a fake celebrity porn using AI to place their faces over existing porn videos. This raised a privacy concern since it can theoretically be done to anyone.
Viral January 28, 2018
As one of the guests on a TV show, Google CEO Sundar Pichai compared advancements in artificial intelligence with the discovery of fire and electricity. His example sparked a debate among people in the tech industry.
Google January 23, 2018
Are we ready for this? A new AI system developed by Stanford University can predict the death of terminally ill patients with 90 percent accuracy can help improve end-of-life care.
Public Health January 21, 2018
Google’s Art & Culture app has gone viral for its cool feature of matching ordinary user selfies with famous artworks. Its newfound popularity, however, came with concerns that the app could end up as a serious threat to privacy.
Google January 17, 2018
A neural network run by an artificial intelligence answered a 100,000-question reading test and scored better than its human competitor. This milestone shows that machines can soon recreate natural human language.
Robotics January 16, 2018
Uber and Nvidia have taken to CES 2018 to announce a new collaboration for Uber's next-generation fleet of self-driving cars. Nvidia will provide the advanced AI computing system for Uber's future autonomous vehicles, aiming to revolutionize transportation.
CES 2018 January 8, 2018
A new artificial intelligence system developed by researchers from an Oxford University hospital can help diagnose heart disease and lung cancer. Know how it can be helpful for NHS hospitals.
Biotech January 4, 2018
A popular Prague nightclub has enlisted a robot as resident DJ, reframing an age-old question: can smart machines emulate humans in creative, emotional capacities, such as curating music to get a live dancefloor popping. Machine learning was used to make a robotic DJ.
Robotics January 2, 2018
Artificial intelligence research made great strides in 2017, with many new advancements and applications for the technology. There are concerns, however, that AI is forming into something like Skynet from the 'Terminator' franchise.
December 25, 2017
Microsoft's Seeing AI app got a major update with several new features like handwriting recognition. The app is also widening its reach, now available in 35 countries including the European Union.
Microsoft December 15, 2017
Microsoft is beefing up Bing with AI-powered features and an integration with Reddit. Now users can get more comprehensive answers and thoroughly search thousands of subreddits.
Internet December 14, 2017
Facebook rolled out an artificial intelligence-powered suicide prevention program globally. The tool can detect Facebook posts and Facebook Live videos that express suicidal thoughts, but the social network still needs the help of its users to make the community safe.
Apps/Software November 28, 2017
Robot-controlled drone against human-controlled drone and scores in accuracy and consistency. JPL researchers positive after AI's performance in drone flying.
Computers November 25, 2017
Ex-Google Engineer, Anthony Levandowski, built an AI religion of the future. He will act as the dean of this organisation, which will have an AI church, a Gospel called 'The manual'.
Computers November 21, 2017
The 'zombie ant fungus' can infect ants and control their behavior, but it does all of this without infecting their brains, a new study finds. Here's how researchers came to this conclusion.
Animals November 11, 2017
British physicist Stephen Hawking stressed his warning: mankind may become obsolete as a result of advancements in artificial intelligence. He encouraged everyone to take an active participation in regulating AIs.
Robotics November 7, 2017
Artificial intelligence may sound daunting, but it actually needs plenty of polish. As this new study from MIT researchers prove, object recognition can easily be tricked using adversarial images, suggesting AI still needs a lot of work.
Apps/Software November 3, 2017
Artificial intelligence startup Vicarious just published details about an algorithm model that can crack CAPTCHAs. The company has grander ambitions than making robots capable of tricking websites they’re human, though.
Apps/Software October 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence offers a new kind of help in identifying benign and high-risk breast lesions. Researchers believe that a machine learning model could be used in the future to eliminate unnecessary surgery and improve the treatment of breast cancer patients.
Robotics October 19, 2017
Artificial intelligence may have greatly improved in the near future. Nanomachines implanted into the body may allow humans to have superhuman strengths. The technology may also allow humans to control things in their environment using only their mind.
Robotics October 16, 2017
Google has officially unveiled Clips, a $249 camera for parents who fail at taking candid photos of their children. It’s tiny, it looks cute, it’s AI powered, and it’s a cause for a privacy concern.
Google October 5, 2017
Anthony Levandowski apparently filed paperwork to build a religion worshipping artificial intelligence as its god. It’s called Way of the Future, and it’ll come in handy once the Singularity occurs.
Apps/Software September 28, 2017
Medical researchers have found artificial intelligence as a valuable ally in the early detection of Alzheimer's disease. An algorithm developed by a team from the University of Bari proved that AI can be a powerful weapon against the dreaded disease.
Neuroscience September 18, 2017
Can an AI tell if you're gay or straight just from your facial features? A team of researchers created just that, and it's pretty accurate.
Computers September 9, 2017
Elon Musk has grown more fearful of artificial intelligence thanks to Vladimir Putin, who said the nation with the most advanced AI will rule the world. Musk now thinks AI can start World War 3.
Robotics September 5, 2017
Elon Musk has now warned us about AI, saying it poses more danger than North Korea. The multitasking entrepreneur now calls for some type of regulation amid the increasing plight of AI.
Apps/Software August 14, 2017
A bot created by Elon Musk-backed OpenAI dominated against Danil Ishutin, better known as Dendi, in a 1-on-1 'DOTA 2' match at The International. What does this mean for the future of AI?
Computers August 12, 2017
Yes, Facebook experimented with AI chatbots that can negotiate with each other. No, these chatbots didn’t create their own language, and they most definitely will not take over the world.
Internet August 2, 2017
Facebook shut down one of its artificial intelligence systems after AI agents started communicating with one another in a language that they invented. The incident evokes images of the rise of Skynet in the iconic 'Terminator' series.
Computers July 30, 2017
Last Thursday, July 20, China announced its intention to be the world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030. Learn more about this ambitious plan in the Chinese AI industry to challenge the dominance of American AI companies.
Computers July 21, 2017
Attending the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in Rhode Island, Elon Musk has warned governors about the dangers of artificial intelligence or AI, saying that 'it's the biggest risk we face as a civilization.'
Robotics July 17, 2017
A top privacy watchdog has revealed that the Royal Free NHS Trust broke UK law when it shared patient health records with Google DeepMind. The data was used in a medical trial involving the artificial intelligence division in 2015.
July 5, 2017