artificial intelligence

These 3 Businesses Are Already (and Creatively) Using AI to Automate Key Operational Tasks

These 3 Businesses Are Already (and Creatively) Using AI to Automate Key Operational Tasks

Next time you use Grammarly, realize that a machine, not a human grammarian, is fixing those text errors for you.
Uber shutters self-driving car testing program in Arizona

Uber shutters self-driving car testing program in Arizona

Uber today announced it was shutting down its self-driving car test program in Arizona, this a mere two months after the company began investigating a fatal incident involving an autonomous vehicle
Intel unveils Nervana Neural Net L-1000 for accelerated AI training

Intel unveils Nervana Neural Net L-1000 for accelerated AI training

Intel today announced plans to release Nervana Neural Net L-1000, code named Spring Crest, to make it easier for developers to test and deploy AI models. Intel first introduced the Neural Network
Facial recognition company CEO explains why government surveillance is bad for privacy

Facial recognition company CEO explains why government surveillance is bad for privacy

It’s politics as usual in the US this week. The president is on Twitter complaining about the Federal government spying on him while Jeff Bezos is riding the Amazon cash-cow all the way to

A.I. Buzz Is Causing a Tech Labor Shortage in Both Silicon Valley and New York

The ultimate goal of A.I. is to replace human labor. But, before getting there, we need more humans to work.

Ring’s Jamie Siminoff and Clinc’s Jason Mars to join us at Disrupt SF

Disrupt SF is set to be the biggest tech conference that TechCrunch has ever hosted. So it only makes sense that we plan an agenda fit for the occasion. That’s why we’re absolutely thrilled to
IBM combines AI and blockchain to turn your phone into a counterfeit detector

IBM combines AI and blockchain to turn your phone into a counterfeit detector

IBM Research today unveiled its Crypto Anchor Verifier, an AI-powered counterfeit detector that verifies an item’s authenticity using your phone’s camera and blockchain technology. How it works: You

Google and Coursera launch a new machine learning specialization

Over the last few years, Google and Coursera have regularly teamed up to launch a number of online courses for developers and IT pros. Among those was the Machine Learning Crash course, which provides

Hugging Face raises $4 million for its artificial BFF

Chatbot startup Hugging Face has raised a $4 million seed round led by Ronny Conway from a_capital. Existing investors Betaworks, SV Angel and Kevin Durant are also participating. I already reviewed
This bitcoin explainer created by AI is hilariously insane

This bitcoin explainer created by AI is hilariously insane

Look, understanding cryptocurrency can be confusing. We here at Mashable are dedicated to helping our readers understand the complexities of this new form of currency and how it affects our day-to-day
Get Ready for AI-Enabled Advertisements -- From Your Fridge

Get Ready for AI-Enabled Advertisements -- From Your Fridge

Artificial intelligence will transform advertising in the near future.
Get Ready for AI-Enabled Advertisements -- From Your Fridge

Get Ready for AI-Enabled Advertisements -- From Your Fridge

Artificial intelligence will transform advertising in the near future.
Nielsen’s Gracenote Uses Artificial Intelligence to Classify 90 Million Songs by Style

Nielsen’s Gracenote Uses Artificial Intelligence to Classify 90 Million Songs by Style

Nielsen-owned media data specialist Gracenote wants to help music services make better mixes with fewer outliers: The company announced a new music dataset called Sonic Style Wednesday that classifies
Trump Backs Away From China Deal Under Pressure by Trade Hawks

Trump Backs Away From China Deal Under Pressure by Trade Hawks

President Donald Trump is backing away from the trade agreement the U.S. just announced with China, under pressure from China hawks among his supporters and in Congress who have assailed the accord as

IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is currently having lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. And Rometty talked with Le Monde and announced some new investments in France as part of the Tech for
IBM’s Verifier inspects (and verifies) diamonds, pills and materials at the micron level

IBM’s Verifier inspects (and verifies) diamonds, pills and materials at the micron level

It's not enough in this day and age that we have to deal with fake news, we also have to deal with fake prescription drugs, fake luxury goods, and fake Renaissance-era paintings. Sometimes all at
Car dealership asks woman to prove she’s not a robot… in real life

Car dealership asks woman to prove she’s not a robot… in real life

When Marci Robin entered a Florida car dealership to buy a Fiat 500x, no one thought she’d leave with an existential crisis. According to Robin, while in the process of signing paperwork to purchase
We need an ‘invisibility switch’ to hide from dark interactions

We need an ‘invisibility switch’ to hide from dark interactions

Woman A: “Hello. How can I help you?”Woman B: “Hi. I’m calling to book a woman’s haircut for a client. I’m looking for something on May 3.”Woman A: “Sure. Give me one second — sure. What time are you

Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)

Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference & Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the heart of London’s “Tech City” area,
Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?

Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?

Emmanuel Macron, the French president, at the opening of the technology incubator Station F in Paris last June. He has vowed to make France a “start-up nation.”