artificial intelligence

Nike Just Does It Again: This Is The 2nd Deal In A Month To Boost AI

Nike has acquired body-scanning software firm Invertex, marking the second deal in the space of a month that will beef up the sportswear giant's digital technology, including its artificial
Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Value While Senators Question Apology

Zuckerberg Defends Facebook's Value While Senators Question Apology

Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network’s value before Congress and pledged to correct its mistakes, as senators questioned whether he’ll deliver after years of failed
Trump Praises Xi’s Speech, Easing U.S.-China Trade Tensions

Trump Praises Xi’s Speech, Easing U.S.-China Trade Tensions

President Donald Trump praised Xi Jinping’s “kind words on tariffs and automobile barriers” on Tuesday after the Chinese president pledged to open the nation’s banking and auto manufacturing sectors.
The AI company Elon Musk co-founded intends to create machines with real intelligence

The AI company Elon Musk co-founded intends to create machines with real intelligence

When Elon Musk co-founded OpenAI its goal was to determine how AI technologies could best serve humanity. According to a new company charter, its mission going forward will be developing “highly

China’s SenseTime Becomes World’s Most Valuable AI Startup

Thanks to a wave of heavy funding from big names like trade giant Alibaba and chipmaker Qualcomm, a Chinese artificial intelligence startup called SenseTime Group is now the most valuable company of

Spectral Edge’s image enhancing tech pulls in $5.3M

Cambridge, U.K.-based startup Spectral Edge has closed a $5.3M Series A funding round from existing investors Parkwalk Advisors and IQ Capital. The team, which in 2014 spun the business out of
Too Much of Today's AI Is a Novelty Without a Clear Plan to Make Money

Too Much of Today's AI Is a Novelty Without a Clear Plan to Make Money

As with any business, it's time to start listening to customers.
Too Much of Today's AI Is a Novelty Without a Clear Plan to Make Money

Too Much of Today's AI Is a Novelty Without a Clear Plan to Make Money

As with any business, it's time to start listening to customers.
Smartphone AI is still useless: here’s how it can improve

Smartphone AI is still useless: here’s how it can improve

LG has formally announced the name, not the phone itself, of its next flagship, the LG G7 ThinQ. That ThinQ part of its name puts an emphasis on the company’s AI thrust. It’s not the first to tout AI
Smartphone AI is still useless: here’s how it can improve

Smartphone AI is still useless: here’s how it can improve

LG has formally announced the name, not the phone itself, of its next flagship, the LG G7 ThinQ. That ThinQ part of its name puts an emphasis on the company’s AI thrust. It’s not the first to tout AI
Here's What You Can Do Now to Stay Employed When They Finally Have a Robot for Your Job

Here's What You Can Do Now to Stay Employed When They Finally Have a Robot for Your Job

Automation is certain to displace millions of workers but also create millions of other jobs. Prepare now to keep working then.
Here's What You Can Do Now to Stay Employed When They Finally Have a Robot for Your Job

Here's What You Can Do Now to Stay Employed When They Finally Have a Robot for Your Job

Automation is certain to displace millions of workers but also create millions of other jobs. Prepare now to keep working then.
EU wants to pump $2.6 billion into Europe’s VC funds to close investment gap with U.S.

EU wants to pump $2.6 billion into Europe’s VC funds to close investment gap with U.S.

Hoping to give Europe’s surging startup ecosystem a shot of adrenaline, the European Union today announced the creation of a massive new fund-of-funds program dubbed VentureEU. So far, the EU has
China Talks Stalled Over Trump’s Demands on High-Tech Industries, Source Says

China Talks Stalled Over Trump’s Demands on High-Tech Industries, Source Says

Trade talks between the world’s biggest economies broke down last week after the Trump administration demanded that China curtail support for high-technology industries, a person familiar with the
Future AI may hallucinate and get depressed — just like the rest of us

Future AI may hallucinate and get depressed — just like the rest of us

Scientists believe the introduction of a hormone-like system, such as the one found in the human brain, could give AI the ability to reason and make decisions like people do. Recent research indicates

OPPO Establishes New Institutes With Focus On A.I. & 5G

Prominent Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO is reportedly diverting some effort away from its mobile hardware to focus on next-generation 5G networks, artificial intelligence (A.I.), and imaging
Proposed GOP bill seeks to educate Trump on AI before it’s too late

Proposed GOP bill seeks to educate Trump on AI before it’s too late

Rep. Elise Stefanik, chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, recently introduced legislation calling for the creation of a national security commission on
Huawei and Prisma just gave the P20 Pro’s AI brain a job

Huawei and Prisma just gave the P20 Pro’s AI brain a job

Huawei is working with Prisma Labs on a new generation of camera effects, tapping into the neural network engine the phone-maker included with its latest handsets. The deal will see the so-called NPU,
Huawei and Prisma just gave the P20 Pro’s AI brain a job

Huawei and Prisma just gave the P20 Pro’s AI brain a job

Huawei is working with Prisma Labs on a new generation of camera effects, tapping into the neural network engine the phone-maker included with its latest handsets. The deal will see the so-called NPU,
The Most Valuable Artificial Intelligence Startup in the World Just Raised $600 Million

The Most Valuable Artificial Intelligence Startup in the World Just Raised $600 Million

SenseTime's facial recognition technology is used in fields including security, retail, and autonomous driving.