Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Ford becomes the latest automotive giant to work with Lyft on self-driving cars

Unlike Uber and China’s Didi, Lyft isn’t developing its own self-driving cars. But the U.S. company sure is signing up major names to help it...

Microsoft acquires Israeli security firm Hexadite, sources say for $100M

Yet more activity in the world of cybersecurity. Today Microsoft confirmed that it has acquired Hexadite, an Israeli startup that uses AI to identify and...

Udacity launches deep learning nanodegree foundation program

Greater compute power and power efficiency has made deep learning algorithms ubiquitous in our world. Deep learning has found its way into self driving cars, convenience stores and hospitals. Yet the...

Need jobs? Get robots, and education right.

Jobs were in the center spotlight in this year’s election. Trump used it as a weapon against Hillary to mobilize the many millions of voters...

Consider ethics when designing new technologies

In the weeks since the U.S. presidential election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been firefighting. Not literally, but figuratively. Widespread accusations assert that his social...

Baidu is making its self-driving car platform freely available to the automotive industry

Baidu is opening its self-driving vehicle platform in a bid to help drive the development of autonomous cars. The Chinese internet giant today announced its Apollo project...

Google AI program can now create its own unique cat doodles

Neural networks are now capable of making a unique sketch, thanks to Google Research. The researchers intentionally made the computer forget the original sketch to see what it would generate...

Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human

Cameras help autonomous vehicles read street signs and the color of traffic lights. But LiDARs, aka light detection and ranging systems, do the important work...

The Emotion Journal performs real-time sentiment analysis on your most personal stories

Andrew Greenstein, an app developer from San Francisco, started journaling a few months ago. He tries to write for five minutes every day, but it’s...

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Veon must face lawsuit over bribery disclosures: U.S. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge said Veon Ltd (VON.AS) (VEON.O) shareholders may pursue much of a lawsuit accusing the multinational phone...

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