Christopher Manfredi

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How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware

NEW YORK (AP) — Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware — malicious software that locks up photos and …

Salesforce adds natural language support to its AI services for developers

Developers building on top of Salesforce’s platform have new AI services at their disposal. The company announced today that it is launching a trio of services focused on natural language understanding and object recognition as part of its Einstein portfolio.<p>Apps will be able to integrate an …

Machine Learning

How Wimbledon is using AI to up its content game as it takes over BBC as ‘lead broadcaster’

The upcoming Wimbledon championships mark the last before All England Lawn and Tennis Club (AELTC) takes responsibility from the BBC as the …

Is artificial intelligence the future of capital markets?

Before the internet arrived, I used to be an equity analyst. I'd spend my days finding and arranging metaphorical jigsaw pieces to come up with a …

Your chatbot lacks empathy, and that’s a problem

Technology is rapidly changing the customer service arena. Over the past few years, automated phone calls, social media, live chat, and instant messaging customer service strategies have become commonplace. Some even speculate that chatbots and other automations may eventually replace human …

Google Stakes Its Future on a Piece of Software - MIT Technology Review

<b>Early in 2015, artificial-intelligence</b> researchers at Google created an obscure piece of software called ­TensorFlow. Two years later the tool, which …

Your.MD raises $10M to grow AI-driven health information service and marketplace

Your.MD, an AI-driven health information service delivered via a bot, has raised $10 million in new funding. The round was led by Orkla Ventures, the venture arm of Orkla, a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the health, pharmacy, and grocery sectors in the Nordics, Baltics and parts of …

Health Information

Here's When to Expect Apple Inc.'s New AI Chip

This Fool thinks Apple's Neural Engine will make its debut either this year or next.<p>Bloomberg broke the news a little while ago that <b>Apple</b> …

Customer Service Agents and Chatbots: A Beautiful Relationship [Infographic]

Chatbots are everywhere these days. Sometimes you may not even know that you're chatting with one. So what does that mean for customer service …

Customer Service

Artificial Intelligence: THE END OF ART AS WE KNOW IT

The McLoughlin Gallery is pleased to present <i>Artificial Intelligence: THE END OF ART AS WE KNOW IT</i> by The Most Famous Artist. The exhibition will be …

Artificial Intelligence

155 chatbots in this brand new landscape. Where does your bot fit?

Since we started building bots at KeyReply more than two years ago, the industry has seen massive interest and change. This makes it hard for companies and customers to figure out what’s really happening — so we hope to throw some light on this industry by creating a landscape of chatbot-related …

IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer - ExtremeTech

By on June 26, 2017 at 9:02 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>IBM and the US Air Force have …

Quantum Computing

Humans vs. AI: The History And Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Man always has been haunted, and simultaneously thrilled, by the idea we are not alone. Long before computers were invented, monsters like …

Boeing’s HorizonX joins $32.5M funding round for SparkCognition AI venture

Boeing’s recently established venture arm, HorizonX, has joined with other investors in a $32.5 million funding round for SparkCognition, a …

Reinventing the World of Banking | The Next Web

Banking

Artificial intelligence is entering the justice system

The Serious Fraud Office had a problem. Its investigation into corruption at Rolls-Royce was inching towards a conclusion, but four years of digging …

US Intelligence director: "AI will replace 75 percent of spies" – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>One day the world’s best spy could very well be an AI, and that’s bad news for Starbuck’s whose biggest coffee shop is on …

Artificial Intelligence

How long will it take for your job to be automated?

We’re often told that machines one day will be able to do our jobs – but when, exactly, is that likely to happen?<p>The world is widely considered to be on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution – one where machines will be able to do many of the jobs currently performed by humans, and perhaps …

Humanity's next Stage of Evolution Could Be the Cyborg

The Next Evolution<p>Cyborgs: humans who have been merged with machines; a hybrid of sorts. What was once the subject of far-out science fiction has now …

Singularity

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears a barking noise, what’s making it? What does a dog look like, and what do dogs need?<p>AI research has typically treated the ability to recognize images, identify …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It's Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.

Google just placed yet another bet on the idea that artificial intelligence will remake the world—and throw off wild profits.<p>The company disclosed …

Machine Learning

AI Acquires Spatial Reasoning Abilities, in a Victory for Our Machine Overlords - ExtremeTech

By on June 20, 2017 at 11:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The London-based AI group DeepMind …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Ways AI-Powered Conversational Commerce Can Help You Make Money

Messaging applications are now taking over, as more consumers are using them for personal conversations.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Conversational commerce is the talk of the town, with many businesses adopting it as part of their marketing, sales, and …

Chatbots

Navigating disruption in the financial industry with Artificial Intelligence

A working definition of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the "theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require …

A Clever AI-Powered Robot Learns to Get a Grip

You remember claw machines, those confounded scams that bilked you out of your allowance. They were probably the closest thing you knew to an actual …

McKinsey AI research finds slender user adoption outside tech

McKinsey Global Institute research finds artificial intelligence adoption to be exiguous and experimental outside the technology sector, but …

​Qualcomm and Line team up for Clova AI platform

Qualcomm's system-on-a-chip will power Internet of Things devices that use Naver and Line's Clova AI platform.<p>Internet of Things (IoT) devices made …

Internet of Things

Amazon just acquired a training ground for retail artificial intelligence research – GeekWire

Amazon didn’t acquire an iconic grocery store brand just for the quinoa: Whole Foods operates hundreds of retail data mines, and Amazon just married …

Artificial Intelligence

AEye raises $16M Series A from KPCB, Airbus, Intel for its Lidar and computer vision tech

Tech Industry