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Intel unveils an AI chip modeled after the human brain

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Intel has announced a neuromorphic artificial intelligence (AI) test chip named ‘Loihi’ that’s modeled after the human brain and can learn from its surroundings or locally from within the machine it is part of. “As part of an effort within Intel Labs,

Facebook’s AI assistant ‘M’ now helps with GIF recommendations and quick replies

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Facebook Messenger’s AI assistant ‘M’ is getting new capabilities to respond to your messages. The social networking giant announced three new automatic suggestions for M including sharing GIFs, buying movie tickets, and sending quick text responses. The assistant will suggest sharing animated

Microsoft integrates Hexadite’s AI-based threat investigation tech to Windows Defender ATP

BANGALORE, INDIA: Following the recent acquisition of Israeli startup, Hexadite, Microsoft has now integrated Hexadite’s security automation technology into Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP). This will enable Windows Defender ATP users to leverage state of the art AI technology to

Tesla said to be working on its own AI chip for self-driving cars

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In a bid to reduce its dependence on Nvidia, Tesla is developing its own AI processor to power self-driving cars, reports CNBC. Presently, Nvidia supplies graphic processing units (GPUs) which power Tesla’s Autopilot and future self-driving system. According to the report,

Intel invests $1B to boost AI adoption

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Artificial intelligence or AI is the buzzword in the technology world today with every tech major investing heavily in the domain and trying to integrate it into their products. Following the trend, the US chipmaker, Intel too has made a massive

The age of automation is upon us. But are we ready to accept it?

Anil Kumar “May we live in interesting times,” goes a Chinese proverb… There is significant amount of excitement, as well as anxiety about the rapidly evolving business models. Having become the game changer in the industry today, automation is being

Now Facebook is opening an AI research lab in Canada

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Canada is rapidly becoming the hot bed for AI talent and research. Joining the likes of Google and Microsoft, Social networking giant Facebook is now opening a new AI research office in Montreal, Canada. Joelle Pineau, the co-director of McGill University’s Reasoning and Learning

Can AI detect sexual and political orientation from facial images?

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Jane Austen often wrote about prejudices arising from first impressions. Switch to 21st century: she might just be right. Looks like humans might get it wrong, but, AI can be accurate with scanning faces and deducing qualities like IQ or

IBM and MIT team up for a new joint AI lab

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IBM and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have partnered to open a Watson-branded artificial intelligence research lab, the duo announced. Under the agreement, IBM will contribute $240 million over the next decade to the lab, which will operate in addition to and in

Majority of millennial parents wouldn’t mind having an AI tutor for their kids

BANGALORE, INDIA: To keep kids engaged, millennial parents are using apps, interactive screens and intelligent devices. Born in 2010 and through 2025, these Generation Alpha is considered by many to be the most tech-infused demographic, and Artificial Intelligence(AI) technologies are

Microsoft unveils Brainwave, a hardware platform for real-time AI

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Microsoft has announced Project Brainwave, a deep learning system that embeds neural network technology into the company’s high-tech programmable computer chips to accelerate one of the key processes for artificial intelligence. Researchers at the Hot Chips conference in Cupertino, California showed a Gated

AI is not the only thing that IT service professionals are losing their sleep over

CHENNAI, INDIA: Contradicting what’s seen as a popular notion, Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t seen as a major job disruptor by the ITSM(IT Service Management) professionals yet, although, a majority(82 percent) of them believe that the IT roles of tomorrow will be more challenging.

Prisma launches website to market its AI tech

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Prisma, the photo editing app that uses neural networks and artificial intelligence to transform images into artistic pieces has launched a new website- prismalabs.ai – in order to market its services to other companies. “We see big opportunities in deep learning and

The number of hardware startups with over $100M funding grew 4X since 2014

BANGALORE, INDIA: Connected hardware phenomenon has brought the investor community’s interest back in the hardware startups like never before. The number of hardware startups with over $100 million funding quadrupled since 2014 from 8 to 36 and 18 hardware startups

‘AI Everywhere’ technologies are moving rapidly through Gartner’s Hype Cycle

INDIA: Artificial intelligence(AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms are the three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years, reveals Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging

IBM creates AI models to detect Schizophrenia

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In today’s advanced world, any big disease or mental health problem can be treated very easily. Similarly, schizophrenia, a mental health disorder which affects around 3.2 million people around the world can be a very dangerous. However, IBM and the

HCL launches AI–powered process transformation platform and consulting

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HCL Technologies has launched ‘Cognitive Orchestrated Process Autonomics (COPA)’ Platform for enterprise-wide process revamp and ‘Transformation through Autonomics & Orchestration (TAO)’, bringing consulting services to enterprises, looking to rebuild their business and IT systems on the foundation of AI.

Toyota, Intel and others form big data consortium for automotive tech

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Toyota, Intel and other technology and auto companies are joining hands to form a big data group to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Swiss telecom equipment maker Ericsson, Japanese auto parts maker Denso and telecoms firm NTT

Facebook makes transition from phrase-based to AI-powered translations

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In a bid to provide better and more accurate translations to its diverse user base across the globe, Facebook has shifted from phrase-based translations to those powered by AI. The social network recently announced that now all of its online

Digitization and automation will make the traditional IT job roles redundant soon

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As digitization and automation wave started disrupting the industries, it will have a major impact on the career choices of IT professionals as well. While companies are looking to adopt new technologies and platforms to advance their business results, professionals