A.I. can now learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube, researchers claim

“Rubik’s Cube” by theowestWe’ve mastered the Rubik’s Cube. By we, though, I don’t necessarily mean that you and I have figured out how to solve the classic puzzle, but other...

Prisma co-founders raise $1M to build a social app called Capture

Two of the co-founders of the art filter app Prisma have left to build a new social app. Prisma, as you may recall, had a viral moment back in 2016 when selfie...

UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain ‘excessive monopoly power’

DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI company to report on...

Here’s who’s going to win the World Cup, according to A.I.

With the FIFA World Cup kicking off in Russia, San Francisco-based tech firm Unanimous A.I. has used its considerable expertise to predict the outcome of the 32-team men's soccer tournament. The...

Accenture wants to beat unfair AI with a professional toolkit

Next week professional services firm Accenture will be launching a new tool to help its customers identify and fix unfair bias in AI algorithms. The idea is to catch discrimination...

Apple introduces the A.I. phone

At Apple’s WWDC 2018 – an event some said would be boring this year with its software-only focus and lack of new MacBooks and iPads – the company announced what...

Zebra Medical Vision gets $30M Series C to create AI-based tools for radiologists

Zebra Medical Vision, an Israeli medical imaging startup that uses machine and deep learning to build tools for radiologists, has raised a $30 million Series C led by health technology...

Snips announces an ICO and its own voice assistant device

French startup Snips has been working on voice assistant technology that respects your privacy. And the company is going to use its own voice assistant for a set of consumer...

Alibaba’s newest initiative aims to make Hong Kong a global AI hub

Alibaba is teaming up with SenseTime, the world’s highest-valued AI startup, to launch a not-for-profit artificial intelligence lab in Hong Kong in a bid to make the city...

What we know about Google’s Duplex demo so far

The highlight of Google’s I/O keynote earlier this month was the reveal of Duplex, a system that can make calls to set up a salon appointment or a restaurant...

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Vuitton owner LVMH makes e-commerce push with Lyst investment

MILAN (Reuters) - Louis Vuitton owner LVMH has invested in online fashion search business Lyst as the world’s biggest luxury brands look to...