Researchers at MIT used two machine learning networks working in tandem to improve speech processing via image recognition, an example of "multi-modal" training where vision and sound reinforce one another. It could radically simplify the task of natural language processing.
To Professor Ronald C Arkin, technology can and must play a role in minimising the collateral damage of civilians in war zones, but not without regulation.
Emerald's little wireless box that can monitor movement and physiological signs wirelessly even through walls was just one of several medical innovations at this year's conference.
With Einstein Voice, users will be able to verbally talk to the Salesforce platform to perform a range of administrative tasks, such as note dictation and data entry.
With Dreamforce around the corner, Salesforce jumps into the voice assistants race with Einstein Voice.
Industry will need to brace itself for upcoming threats as well as opportunities, and focus on delivering "experiences" so skills won't be replaced by machines, says Alibaba's co-founder Jack Ma.
What exactly are knowledge graphs, and what's with all the hype about them? Learning to tell apart hype from reality, defining different types of graphs, and picking the right tools and database for your use case is essential if you want to be like the Airbnbs, Amazons, Googles, and LinkedIns of the world.
Sapho's Employee Experience Portal plans to use machine learning to monitor how an employee uses business applications and then dish out the most relevant information to them.
Chinese internet giant sets up a semiconductor company and unveils plans to release its own artificial intelligence processor, as it looks to boost support for its cloud and Internet of Things businesses.
Bias detection and black box transparency is limiting AI deployments at scale, argues IBM.
Microsoft is adding new Dynamics 365 AI-infused applications, plus two mixed-reality Dynamics 365 applications, to the family with the coming October 2018 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP releases.
There are tragedies in a new list prepared by LinkedIn. Some of them are in the section that shows which jobs have grown in this era of artificial intelligence.
Facebook has to run lots of live tests to figure out which configurations are best for its HTTP servers, and it sped up the search for optimal settings by employing a machine learning approach called Bayesian optimization to narrow the list of plausible solutions.
This early stage startup's AI platform reads, writes, problem solves, and reasons like a lawyer
Data61 has joined Finch and the United Nations in its mission to use machine learning to remunerate animals for their appearance on television and in films.
The Hillsboro, Oregon lab showcases a range of threats, including adversarial machine learning used on autonomous vehicles, Windows vulnerabilities, medical device flaws and blockchain attacks.
Job search site Glassdoor released its list of the highest paying jobs in the US for 2018, and 13 of them were in the technology field -- up from 11 last year, and more than any other field.
Our analysis of the data that matters from the past month.
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Many now think that passwords cannot secure their PCs and phones, so how will we gain access to our devices in the near future?
From audio-augmenting ear buds to automated coffee machines, here are the best devices for an effective home office set-up.
We've selected a dozen unique, affordable, and geeky gifts your dad is sure to love.
We all love Mom. Now, you can use your Amazon Echo or Dot to show her how much you care.
Here is everything that's new in Gmail -- plus when and how you can try it.
Google announced its voice assistant two years ago. Now, at Google I/O 2018, it's sharing details about the next phase of Google Assistant. Here's what you need to know.
We are living longer than ever before -- thanks to these tech inventions.
Explore the projects pushing the limit of what's possible on the budget board.
Are you looking for ways to make your home smarter and safer? Then check out these hand-picked smart home product suites. They're expansive, easy to use, and overall good options if you don't know where to start.
Fitted inside telephone cases, or even toy organs, these Speccy replicas were less expensive but arguably more creative than the original Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
Facebook is facing an uphill battle automating the detection of misinformation in photos and videos. Read more: https://zd.net/2CVK1jk
Orion Labs co-founder and CEO Jesse Robbins explains how his business is leveraging connectivity and intelligence to replace traditional walkie-talkies and tap into a $15 billion market.
Joshua March, founder and CEO of Conversocial, discusses how his company is moving from social media to messaging for customer support.
The iPhone has finally been upstaged by the Apple Watch.
Fundraising and donations is the first use case for the Heritage platform, with A-Cubed seeking to implement the same technology for its internal business applications.
HP has teamed up with Go 4-D, a player in the medical orthotics industry, to distribute its FitStation platform around North America.
The research could provide a way to generate larger data sets for training AI systems that analyze brain tumors.
SUNY Canton, a state university of New York, tells Tonya Hall how e-sports is enhancing their recruitment, engagement, and retention.
The Australian National University believes the new invention could result in a device that links quantum computers to an optical fibre network.
AI will create $13 trillion in value by 2030 but get ready to change your occupation.
The IBM AgroPad is a paper testing strip that, when combined with a mobile app, relies on machine vision to measure the precise amounts of chemicals in samples of water and soil.
Team Penske, a leading auto racing team in the NASCAR and IndyCar circuits, is expanding its partnership with Stratasys. It has been using Stratasys 3D printing technology to accelerate the design-to-production process for cars.
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.