Crunch Report | Microsoft’s New Laptop Surfaces

Microsoft’s new Surface laptop gets released and it costs $999.00, YouTube gets a new redesign with support for dark mode, Facebook denies allegation of gender bias and a beekeeper builds...

Bitfusion raises $5M for its AI lifecycle management platform

When Bitfusion launched at Disrupt NY 2015, its focus was on helping developers speed up their applications by giving them pre-compiled libraries that made better...

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as...

Someone scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments

Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable dataset for training convolutional neural networks...

Djingo unchained! Top mobile carriers take on Alexa with new AI assistant

Djingo is the name of a new virtual assistant, coming to take on Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant. It's currently being developed by mobile operators Orange and Deutsche Telekom, and...

Automated agriculture: Can robots, drones, and AI save us from starvation?

Agriculture has come a long way in the past century. We produce more food than ever before — but our current model is unsustainable, and as the world’s population rapidly...

Robot tutor Musio makes its retail debut in Japan

A cute, robotic language tutor called Musio, has made it from crowdfunding campaign to full-fledged product with a debut in stores this week in Japan....

Accelerator program Zeroth wants to find Asia’s top AI and machine learning startups

Zeroth is an accelerator program that is out to fix the lack of talent, and investment options, for artificial intelligence (AI) in Asia, and it has...

Of course a venture capitalist was no match for CMU’s updated poker playing AI

Libratus, Carnegie Mellon’s poker playing AI is damn good. It easily routed four of the world’s best poker players back in January over 120,000 hands of...

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Kia’s 2018 Stinger is unlike anything the Korean automaker has ever...

The 2018 Kia Stinger is unlike any car Kia has built before. It's a sports sedan based on a rear-wheel drive platform, and...