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Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

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After acquiring SwiftKey, Microsoft has acquired Montreal-based Maluuba, a research-oriented startup focused on deep learning. Though the terms of the deal weren’t disclosed but as part of the deal, renowned AI expert Yoshua Bengio, the head of the Montreal Institute

AI and VR to be all-pervasive in 2017: Intel

In 2016, people have witnessed the digital and physical worlds continuing to merge as everyday objects, commercial and industrial equipment, and entire cities become smart and connected to the cloud. And people’s relationship with technology – how it is used,

Microsoft will collaborate with global experts to eliminate blindness with AI

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Microsoft India, in collaboration with L V Prasad Eye Institute has launched Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE)- a mission-driven global consortium of like-minded commercial, research and academic institutions who have joined hands to apply artificial intelligence to

NVIDIA unveils startup program to support AI startups in India

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AI computing company, NVIDIA has launched ‘Nvidia Inception program’ in India “to support the innovation and growth of startups that are driving new breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and data science.” The Inception Program was launched at the inaugural NVIDIA Emerging

Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups, invests in 4 more startups

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In a bid to further beef up its AI capabilities, Microsoft has announced a brand new fund focused on startups that work with Artificial Intelligence. Not just this, the company is also the first announced backer for Element AI, a

Unity hires Uber’s machine learning head to add to its AI prowess

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Just after a year as Uber’s head of machine learning, Dr. Danny Lange is now joining game engine startup Unity to head its AI and machine learning divisions. Before Uber, he had also worked at Amazon — on Amazon’s internal

Microsoft debuts another chatbot, Zo who refuses to talk politics

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Though Tay was a disaster, Microsoft isn’t done with chatbots just yet. The company is testing another bot christened Zo, on social instant messaging app Kik, according to a report by technology website MSPoweruser. Interestingly, the new version prefers not

Uber acquires AI startup Geometric Intelligence, creates Uber AI research lab

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This was expected sooner than later with AI currently ruling the roost in the tech industry. US cab-aggregator, Uber has acquired a two-year-old artificial intelligence startup Geometric Intelligence whose team will provide the core for a new central AI lab

Microsoft’s AI will describe images for the blind users

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Artificial learning is the current hot property in the corporate world. From Facebook to Apple to Google, every tech company is employing machine learning to make their products more productive and user-friendly. This technology becomes all the more relevant and

Facebook to use AI to automatically flag offensive live streams

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Facebook is trying to flag offensive videos. Considering the massive user base of the social media giant, flagging every offensive live stream might seem beyond a man’s control. Hence Facebook is switching to Artificial Intelligence to supervise and weed out

Myntra turns to AI to drive growth and profitability

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In a bid to boost growth and profitability, Flipkart owned fashion and lifestyle marketplace Myntra is betting on Artificial Intelligence to enhance and personalize consumer experience. As India’s e-commerce market is forecast to grow to $188 billion in a decade

Amazon empowers its AWS with AI capabilities

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Amazon has decided to beef up its Amazon Web Services with Artificial Intelligence capabilities that it has developed in-house over the years. At its re:Invent developer event in Las Vegas, the company announced a string of new, intelligent products including

AI and Cloud movers reading new security footnotes

INDIA: The rise of voice-activated AI to access Web, data and apps will open up creative new

Intel earmarks $250mn for autonomous driving tech

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AI and autonomous vehicles are the two hottest ideas in the tech industry currently. From Apple

Microsoft partners with Elon Musk-backed Open AI

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Open AI, the non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research firm backed by Tesla Motors Inc’s Elon Musk

Axis Bank brings chat bots in its app to let users transact and keep track of spends too

MUMBAI, INDIA: Axis Bank has partnered with Active.ai, a Singapore-based fintech platform, to launch intelligent banking

Samsung Galaxy S8 might have in-built AI assistant like its competitors

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These are tough times for Samsung. To rebound from the Samsung Galaxy S7 debacle, the South

After Go, Google’s Deepmind plans to take on Starcraft II

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After having proved its might against humans by beating the world champion Lee Sodol at one

Facebook expected to announce prisma-like feature in the coming weeks

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Live videos and artificial intelligence are two of the most happening affairs at the Facebook house

Huawei signs AI research partnership with UC Berkeley with $1 million grant

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Artificial Intelligence is ruling the roost in the tech industry presently. In the latest on that