Tag "AI"

Tesla hires Andrej Karpathy to lead AI and Autopilot Vision

By : CIOL Writers

Over the past few months, Tesla’s Autopilot division has been plagued with management problems. Adding to the exodus is Chris Lattner who was hired six months back to lead the Autopilot software team at Tesla. A Tesla spokesperson confirmed the departure

With Microsoft Pix Camera, now transform your pictures into art

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Microsoft Pix that uses artificial intelligence to make your pictures look perfect has been updated with new filters to make your shots look like a real piece of art. The app was originally designed to enhance your iPhone photos and

What’s disrupting the security software market?

MUMBAI, INDIA: The security software market is undergoing a dramatic transformation due to four key developments, according to Gartner. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption of software as a service (SaaS) and managed services, and the prospect of

ARM announces a slew of processors to promote AI and machine learning

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ARM has been supporting the development of mobile devices since 1990 through processors. These processors are the exact platform on which companies are now developing the abilities to boost mobile AI, mobile VR, and machine-learning tasks. Further promoting the development,

ABHED: An app to assist police in criminal investigation & missing persons’ search?

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Thanks to technology, now policers officers can use AI to expedite the criminal investigation. Gurgaon-based Artificial Intelligence startup, Staqu, has launched first-of-its-kind proprietary criminal registration and search app, ABHED (Artificial Intelligence Based Human Efface Detection). The ABHED app will enable

C-Zentrix launches 2 new customer engagement solutions, TrixChat and Zenbot

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Cloud-based advance communication management provider, C-Zentrix has launched two new products in its Customer Engagement Solutions portfolio, ‘TrixChat’ and ‘ZenBot’. The solutions would help the customers of C-Zentrix across verticals to stay in touch with their end-customers

Google’s AlphaGo AI beats the world’s best human Go player

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Google’s AI AlphaGo was at its best yet again defeating Ke Jie, the world’s number one Go player, in the first game of a three-match series in Wuzhen. Though the win was by just half a point, post match Google’s DeepMind CEO Demis

Spotify acquires music AI startup Niland

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Spotify has acquired an artificial intelligence-based music startup called Niland to help improve its personalization and recommendation features for users. “Niland has changed the game for how AI technology can optimise music search and recommendation capabilities and shares Spotify’s passion for surfacing

Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony and others join the grand AI partnership club

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Adding more ammunition to the grand AI alliance, Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony, SAP, McKinsey & Company, Zalando and Cogitai are joining the Partnership on AI, a collection of companies and non-profits that have committed to share best practices and communicating openly

NVIDIA to train 100K developers on deep learning in 2017

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NVIDIA plans to train 100,000 developers on deep learning artificial intelligence this year to meet surging demand for expertise in the field of AI. Through its NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, the chip company will escalate its training by tenfold (compared to 2016)

Machine over man: AI could turn some skilled practices into utilities soon

MUMBAI, INDIA: Gartner predicts that by 2022, smart machines and robots may replace highly trained professionals in tasks within medicine, law and IT. There are also high chances of many tasks performed by professionals today becoming low-cost utilities, thanks to

Infosys launches new artificial intelligence platform ‘Nia’ to solve business problems

USA: Building on the success of its first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana, and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge, for which Infosys has 50+ clients and 150+ engagements across all industry sectors, Infosys has now launched Nia, the next-generation Artificial Intelligence Platform.

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra collaborate to make mid-day meal program more efficient

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Accenture and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by

Baidu opens up its autonomous driving platform with project ‘Apollo’

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Chinese tech giant Baidu has announced project Apollo that will provide an open, and reliable software platform for its partners in the automotive industry to build self-driving vehicles faster. The platform encompasses both hardware and software, providing partners with the

Turn your silly doodles into professional art with Google AutoDraw

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There is nothing that Google can’t do. Adding one more capability to its long list of services, Google will now save you from drawing woes, thanks to ‘AutoDraw‘. Google AutoDraw is a web-based tool that uses machine learning algorithms to

Facebook rolls out ‘M Suggestions’ powered by AI

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After testing M, its AI assistant for almost two years, Facebook has finally rolled out a version of M, christened “M Suggestions,” to all Messenger users in the US. For those who are unaware, M “is your helpful assistant in

People and Technology – getting rewired?

INDIA: Technology that works for people, not because of them! In other words, putting an end

Microsoft launches fun camera app, Sprinkles with AI prowess

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If you are bored with the same old Snapchat filters (considering the same filters are now

Intel announces AI developer program, aims to educate 15K Indian citizens

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At its first AI Day conference hosted in Mumbai, yesterday, Intel India announced a new initiative called AI

Y Combinator to dedicate the upcoming batch for AI startups

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Y Combinator, the American seed accelerator, announced its first “vertical” track exclusively for AI startups. Daniel