Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Honda’s Silicon Valley Lab becomes Honda Innovations

Honda has turned its Silicon Valley Lab into a new company officially called Honda R&D Innovations, Inc., but known colloquially as Honda Innovations. The company...

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...

Facebook again under fire for spreading illegal content

An investigation by a British newspaper into child sexual abuse content and terrorist propaganda being shared on Facebook has once again drawn critical attention to how...

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...

Marble and Yelp Eat24 start robot food delivery in San Francisco

Rules governing the use of food delivery robots remain to be seen across the US. But major food businesses are investigating the possibilities already. In...

Index leads $5M Series A in Beamery’s ‘CRM for recruitment’

London-based Beamery has closed a $5 million Series A for its candidate relationship software. The round is led by Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Edenred...

Renault ZOE writes On the Road fanfic, becomes first AI hipster

An all-electric Renault ZOE is writing fan fiction based on Jack Kerouac‘s novel “On the Road” to demonstrate how far modern EVs can travel on...

U.S. Air Force and Lockheed demonstrate autonomous F-16 strike capabilities

The U.S. Air Force, working with Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works (which, as its name suggests, is its skunkworks operation) have demonstrated another round of flight...

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that...

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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