OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement.
If we understand more about cancer on the molecular level, we can learn to treat it more effectively.
With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since current tools are no longer effective in staving off attacks.
The Austin-based company has created an elastic and virtual OS for hardware accelerators.
Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies.
It’s now data, not big data, and the landscape is no longer complete without AI. There's a wave of consolidation in the BI space which raises the question, will there be a new generation of AI? And yes, hybrid cloud is no longer an abstract term to most enterprises.
Selection algorithms everywhere are exhibiting traits that appear to be racist, sexist, and otherwise discriminatory. Have neural networks already developed their own neuropathy? Or are people somehow the problem?
The IBM Data Asset eXchange provides free and open datasets for machine learning, with quality and licensing term checks that should make it simpler for businesses to use.
Country's standards council plans to introduce at least 40 standards to guide the development and adoption of new technologies, including drones, additive manufacturing, and video analytics.
Over half of organizations already have at least one AI or ML project in place.
Chip executives gathered in San Francisco to discuss what to do about the explosion in demand for deep learning forms of A.I. that is pushing at the limits of today’s chips. Possibilities include analog computing, optical circuits, and computing in memory, but it’s not clear if any of that will head off a potential warehouse-scale-computing bottleneck.
I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you.
AI ethics is good for business. Time for IT managers and professionals to step up and take a leadership role.
Microsoft creates a program that aims to use AI to preserve the world's cultures in the face of globalisation.
How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoretical math used in most game-playing AI.
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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.
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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.
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.
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ZDNet's Tiernan Ray tells TechRepublic's Karen Roby that traditional theoretical math approaches break down in multi-person Texas Hold’em poker. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook figured out smart search strategies to get around that problem. Read more: https://zd.net/2Y3DRbb
The two motoring giants will each separately invest in Argo AI to deliver autonomous vehicles in the US and Europe.
Cory Doctorow, writer, blogger, and activist, talks to Tonya Hall about how regulating companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon can be difficult for many reasons, but in part, human imperfection.
Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission control facility aimed at advancing the remote operation of autonomous and robotic systems in space.
The trial will be conducted along Newcastle's foreshore.
Machine learning models are making predictions and drawing conclusions that show all the signs of systemic bias. Scott Fulton discusses with Karen Forrest a very difficult topic: If we correct the ML data, will it still be usable? Read more: https://zd.net/2YVYkuD
Paying for transport like shopping at Amazon Go and the 'death' of the timetable as 'mobility-as-a-service' becomes the new way to travel in Sydney.
Tonya Hall sits down with Josh Bashioum, founder and CEO of Early Warning Labs, to discuss how earthquake warnings worked during the Ridgecrest earthquake, but why some LA residents didn't get the warning.
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ZDNet's Stephanie Condon tells Karen Roby how Samsung's voice-activated assistant could begin to catch up with Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant. Read more: https://zd.net/2XEEBmE
Machine learning, especially deep learning, is forcing a re-evaluation of how chips and systems are designed that will change the direction of the industry for decades to come.
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.