Genome testing will now be carried out to save more than one million animals and plants, including Australia's very own quokka.
Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue.
I become addicted to learning a new language with the Lingvist language software within a day of using it.
Voice assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google all improve on smartphones but Google Assistant is still top dog.
Conversational AI models had "hit a ceiling" when tested on older benchmarks, limiting their ability to improve.
Micron Technology has opened its expanded chip plant in Singapore that now supports advanced 3D NAND technology and the Singapore government expects to see growth return to the semiconductor sector, as demand for smart devices increases and the deployment of new technologies such as 5G and autonomous vehicles takes shape.
The purchase will enable Virtual Instruments expand its portfolio beyond the data center and private cloud environments, into the public cloud.
Yesterday NVIDIA announced record-breaking developments in machine learning for natural language processing. How and why did it do this, and what does it mean for the world at large?
The two will combine LG's home appliance offerings and Lumi's IoT devices to provide AI-based smart home services.
The GPU maker says its AI platform now has the fastest training record, the fastest inference, and largest training model of its kind to date.
This is the third US exascale win for Cray, which was recently acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise for $1.3 billion.
The Windows 10 and Cortana-powered Johnson Controls GLAS thermostat soon will no longer support its original voice assistant, Microsoft's Cortana.
IBM’s latest foray into making A.I. more amenable to the world is a toolkit of algorithms that can be used to explain the decisions of machine learning programs. It raises a deep question: Just what is an explanation, and how can we find ones that we will accept?
Fujitsu Australia, GE Healthcare, Macquarie University, and Macquarie Medical Imaging are all involved.
The researchers involved hope the design framework can be widely deployed.
CBD Expo at the Miami Beach Convention Center has come and gone. Here are the best products and solutions for the hemp industry we saw at the show.
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Many tech products are introduced with great fanfare and excitement. Customers flock to buy them, even sometimes standing in line for hours. But some products, and in particular, features, just don't inspire the same kind of buzz. In this gallery, we'll look at a bunch of features that inspired more "why" than "wow," but proved to be beloved by ZDNet's contributors and editors.
Between all the 5G devices and foldable phones, it might seem like nearly everything announced at MWC 2019 is too futuristic to purchase soon. In reality, many of these new gadgets are already available to pre-order or will launch later this year. Here's the best tech we've spotted on the show floor that's releasing in 2019.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, ZDNet's contributors and editors were reminded of all the technology they were infatuated with, either in their past or present, as well as anything that might've left them bitter and broken-hearted.
The 20th century Earthlings who first tuned into the "Star Trek" television series in 1966 would certainly be amazed at how much science fiction is now science fact.
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Lenovo showed journalists around its recently opened campus in Beijing, which aims to create a 'Silicon Valley environment' for its 10,000-plus employees.
The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.
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Tiernan Ray tells Karen Roby that scientists at MIT trained a machine learning algorithm to pick out the stitches require to knit caps and sweaters just from feeding the program pictures and some example instructions. The implications go beyond knitting, as the technology may have implications for how computer programs are constructed. Read more: https://zd.net/2MnsKUc
Satellites and spy cameras are being used for good in a bid to stop poachers from killing protected species. Read more: https://zd.net/2Z3j6vQ
Howzat? A ball that can provide real-time feedback on speed and revolutions could be soon debuting on wickets the world over.
Artificial hibernation is also of interest to the Japanese government.
Brain-inspired chips are helping researchers develop technology that functions more like humans.
Facebook makes progress on its ambitions to create a wearable to decode speech directly from your brain. Read more: https://zd.net/2YttFZp
A couple of years back, even researchers would wave off using DNA to store data as something too futuristic. Today, you can run PostgreSQL on DNA. Read more: https://zd.net/2KyplhF
Keller Williams is turning its status as part of the old guard of real estate into an advantage, by leveraging its data and vast network of real estate agents to build AI tools, says Keller Williams' chief product officer Neil Dholakia. Read more: https://zd.net/2KqSnjr
ZDNet's Chris Matyszczyk claims that there’s nothing worse than living with someone -- or something -- that’s too clever by half. Read more: https://zd.net/2YIFUkl
New Vision Fund to once again focus on artificial intelligence (AI).
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is the best tool available for dictating text and commanding a Web browser by voice, despite the gradual adjustments needed to conform to your personal manner of speaking.