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Wearable translation device promises a science-fiction future, almost

A company called Waverly Labs is working on a wearable translation device that has captured people’s imaginations, generated plenty of buzz, …

Language

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on how AI will transform his company

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took the stage at his company’s massive Ignite conference to lay out his vision for how deep learning and artificial intelligence will transform the company.<p>“AI is at the intersection of our ambitions,” Nadella said, noting how it will allow us “to reason over large …

Watch A UPS Drone Deliver Medical Supplies To An Island

The shipping giant plays catch-up in the unmanned delivery game<p>UPS has over 100,000 cars, vans, tractors, and motorcycles in its delivery fleet, and over 500 jets owned or chartered. That’s a massive fleet by any metric, and one with a tremendous amount of reach for the delivery giant. Yet it’s a …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella slams Google's game-playing artificial brain: 'We are not pursuing AI to beat humans at games'

But Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is less impressed, at least judging from comments he made at Monday's Microsoft Ignite event in Atlanta. Instead of playing games, Nadella says, Microsoft is focused on putting artificial intelligence into every app, everywhere.<p>"We are not pursuing AI to beat humans …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Industries That Will Be Transformed By AI, Machine Learning And Big Data In The Next Decade

Historically, when new technologies become easier to use, they transform industries.<p>That’s what’s happening with artificial intelligence and big data; as the barriers to implementation disappear (cost, computing power, etc.), more and more industries will put the technologies into use, and more and …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft's Edge browser stays secure by acting as a virtual PC

Microsoft has unveiled Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge, a new system that will isolate the browser on Windows 10 Enterprise PCs, making them harder to hack. In a blog, the company wrote that it's "the first operating system to ship this type of technology alongside a browser." …

Software

Google announces Google Station to offer fast Wi-Fi services everywhere

Google wants every public place on the planet to have fast Wi-Fi service.<p>Less than one year after Google began connecting railway stations in India …

New VR Dev Kit From Occipital Turns iPhone Into Room-Scale VR

The first time I actually put my money into VR was summer 2014, when I received a Rift DK2 after putting together my first PC from parts purchased on …

Facebook, Google, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft created a partnership to make AI seem less terrifying

The Justice League of artificial intelligence is finally here.<p>Nearly every major tech company with a large investment in AI—namely Facebook, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Google—has joined to create a non-profit organization to educate the public about the technology and share industry best-practices …

Artificial Intelligence