Microsoft is adding new ink-based cognitive services to its stable of AI programming interface offerings, as it will detail at Build 2019.
Delta Lake is a new open source project that could help data scientists and data engineers untangle their batch and streaming data pipelines by adding a transaction layer.
Microsoft is joining the Databricks-backed MLflow project for machine learning experiment management. Already present in Azure Databricks, a fully managed version of MLflow will be added to Azure Machine Learning and made available soon.
Chinese tech giant has opened a cloud and artificial intelligence innovation lab in Singapore with resources to help universities and enterprises drive research in these technologies as well as inked agreements with various companies to jointly develop such applications in Asia-Pacific.
Could a 'body area network' be the key to keeping medical devices safe or transferring data between individuals?
Elon Musk is a master at promotion, but Nvidia is laying out a few "inaccuracies" with Tesla's GPU comparisons.
Couple it with some snazzy eyeglasses and you can become invisible to modern AI-powered surveillance systems.
AI is one of the hottest sectors, with its technology promising to revolutionize and automate every industry imaginable. Venture Scanner has been covering this trend, showing a massive increase in AI startup funding. AI funding has more than tripled from 2016 to 2018. This phenomenon then begs the question: What caused this explosive growth in AI funding? There are three reasons.
Microsoft launched a collection of tools and templates aimed at freelance workers late last year. Moving forward, Microsoft has much bigger plans to target those in the 'gig economy.'
Machine learning (ML), the most common form that AI takes today, relies on huge masses of data to train models. So an ML-enabled file system seems like a no-brainer. Here's the first one.
How IoT and artificial intelligence helps craft brewers achieve perfect suds.
Facial recognition systems don't want you to stop and think about them. This is what happens when someone does.
The ultimate technology paradox: you can't automate without people.
To machine learning pioneer Terry Sejnowski, the mathematical technique called stochastic gradient descent is the “secret sauce” of deep learning, and most people don’t actually grasp its true significance.
AI could save a Japanese manufacturing sector imperiled by a staggering labor crunch.
From Ansible to Vagrant, we take a look at 23 coding and DevOps tools with curious origin stories and strange-sounding names. Want to know the etymology of your favorite software? Browse this.
Looking to ditch your cable package? Here are the absolute best alternatives -- whether you want to watch specific shows and movies on demand, stream live TV, or get access to archived libraries from specific networks.
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.
Here are some of the more unusual, novel, and sometimes bizarre products being showcased at CES 2019.
Get a first-hand look at how technology is transforming the way food is being produced for a rapidly growing population.
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.
Voice assistants like Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Samsung smart TVs are always listening, yet consumers are unaware that their recordings are held online. Here are some ways to mange your privacy around these devices.
Using data to tell the story of the last month in technology news.
From standing desks to telepresence robots, we dug deep, to find interesting tech buys for your office.
While smartphone and PC vendors respond to the backlash against excessive notifications, a range of products have been designed to keep you in the flow, whether you're striving for productivity or relaxation.
When machines become intelligent, weird things start to happen. Here are a few spin-chilling stories from the first wave of Artificial Intelligence.
Quantified AG is applying IoT, machine learning and cloud-based tools to the livestock industry.
The late Prof. Andrew Tallon finished the painstaking work of laser scanning Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, creating rich raw data that could potentially help in reconstruction efforts. Read more: https://zd.net/2Dwe3YF
Salesforce's Kathy Baxter discusses the future of automation and AI.
Kathy Klotz-Guest, speaker, author, and business comedian, tells Tonya Hall about the importance of ensuring and checking for bias in algorithms.
TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks to ZDNet's Tiernan Ray about how AI is going to change the way users take photos with their smartphones. Read more: https://zd.net/2PifcHS
Tablet sales are in gradual decline as smart speakers continue to rocket ahead, according to analyst predictions.
A new 'Brextension' delays the UK leaving the European Union until October. But the continued uncertainty around Brexit is leaving many in the technology industry confused, frustrated - and losing out on business.
Diane Wang, lead user experience designer for AR/VR at Google, tells Tonya Hall about the process and benefits of transforming AR/VR to a multi-user experience.
It uses laptops to collect data on students' hand gestures, eye movements through webcams, as well as mouse, keyboard, and digital pen movements to better understand the link between behaviour patterns and learning outcomes.
The pair will focus on STEM education, space-related R&D, as well as other areas that are expected to grow the Australian space sector.
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.