Tag "AI"

Saying yes to Industry 4.0? That’s a nod for 5.0 too

Thomas George With all the hype and hoo-hah gathering heat with every next day and report,

Microsoft expands AI research project to self-driving vehicles

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Microsoft is expanding its “AirSim” Artificial Intelligence (AI) research project to include car simulation which will help advance the research and development of self-driving vehicles. Microsoft open-sourced “AirSim” earlier this year, which is a high-fidelity system, for testing the safety of

Facebook turns to AI to help prevent suicides

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Facebook is upgrading its AI tools to help prevent suicide, the company announced on Monday. “Starting today we’re upgrading our AI tools to identify when someone is expressing thoughts about suicide on Facebook so we can help get them the support they need quickly,”

Meet SAM, the world’s first virtual politician on Facebook Messenger

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An entrepreneur in New Zealand, Nick Gerritsen has developed the world’s first virtual politician that listens to people and responds to their questions with facts. The virtual politician named SAM is an AI chatbot on Facebook Messenger that not only answers

Samsung plans to set up an AI research centre

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Samsung is planning to set up an AI research centre, the company announced on Wednesday. Though the company did not specify the location where the AI centre will be based, it named HS Kim, the head of the consumer electronics division,

AWS unveils its AI consultancy program ‘Amazon ML Solutions Lab’

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Amazon Web Services(AWS) has unveiled its AI consultancy program called Amazon ML Solutions Lab that provides customers access to machine learning experts from Amazon who can help them tackle business problems using purpose-built intelligent models. “We can’t wait for developers

Google starts rolling out Lens in Assistant for Pixel phones

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Google has started rolling out its visual search feature Google Lens in Google Assistant for the Pixel and Pixel 2 phones. The rollout would be gradual, so not every Pixel phone owner may receive the update just yet. “The first

Karnataka govt. sets up a Data Science and AI CoE with Nasscom

BANGALORE, INDIA: The Government of Karnataka today announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, with Nasscom as its program and implementation partner. To be established with an estimated investment of Rs 40 crore

ixigo’s AI-driven voice-enabled travel assistant will take away the travel planning hassles

BANGALORE, INDIA: Travel marketplace, ixigo has announced an artificial intelligence-driven and voice-enabled travel assistant – ‘Tara’. Rajnish Kumar, CTO & Co-Founder, ixigo at at the Phocuswright Innovation Platform in USA last week, demonstrated how the emotive voice based assistance, pre-emptive trip planning, automated frequent flyer programme

Infosys partners Udacity to train employees in the autonomous technology space

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IT giant Infosys has announced a partnership with online learning company Udacity to train its employees in self-driving car engineering technology. The new program called Udacity Connect will give Infosys employees the skills needed in the area as the company continues

Embracing Open Source will help enterprises stay ahead of the AI game

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Soma Tah From being looked upon as an alternative, open source is now considered the de facto architecture and engine of innovation. An increasing number of the tech disruptors around the world have started to embrace the open-source environment for

UST Global to use UXTesting’s emotion detection tech to deliver improved user insight

INDIA: UST Global, has partnered with UXTesting, a Silicon Valley based startup that focuses on User Experience testing to offer improved end consumer experience to its customers. Founded Silicon Valley in 2015, UXTesting has been developing more bleeding edge capabilities

Microsoft integrates AI-powered LinkedIn resume assistant to Word

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Microsoft is teaming up with LinkedIn to bring AI to your job search with a new LinkedIn-powered feature in Word called Resume Assistant. The feature, which will begin rolling out to Microsoft Insider this week, pulls in relevant LinkedIn data as you’re

Sony brings back its AI-infused robot dog project

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Pets can be great friends for humans. But in today’s tense life pets cannot get the love and attention they deserve. But what if a pet does not require any human help ever. Maybe that is why Sony is bringing

Meet Shelley, an AI bot that writes terrifying horror stories

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Imagine a world ruled by robots. Weird right? But this thought might just be coming true in the future. The researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) have designed an AI bot that writes scary horror stories that give you a

Researchers use AI to trick the CAPTCHA Authentication

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The CAPTCHA which was developed to prevent bots from accessing websites will now be easily cracked using an innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) system. The CAPTCHA requires users to type a text in the textbox- a task which is too easy for

HPE brings AI platforms, services to help deep learning deployments

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced new purpose-built platforms and services capabilities to help companies simplify the adoption of Artificial Intelligence, with an initial focus on deep learning. Deep learning is typically implemented for challenging tasks such as

Accenture joins ‘Partnership on AI’ to unlock the power of AI tech

USA: Accenture has joined other industry leaders who share its commitment to advancing the field of AI so that it benefits people and society. Founded in 2016, Partnership on AI is an alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers

Intel unveils new AI-focused Nervana chipsets in collaboration with Facebook

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Intel has unveiled a new set of AI focussed chipset called ‘Nervana Neural Network Processor’. The AI-based chipsets which are expected to ship by the end of 2017 are designed in collaboration with Facebook. The chipsets were earlier codenamed ‘Lake

Alibaba to invest $15bn in AI and quantum computing research

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has announced that it will invest $15 billion over the next three years to build overseas research and development program in order to compete with global leaders in e-commerce, logistics and cloud technology. The program is