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Serbia embraces tug of war between NATO and Russia

BATAJNICA, Serbia — Scarred by the memory of NATO bombs, and with close historical links to Moscow, Serbia would not seem an obvious choice for joint exercises with the U.S. military.<p>But last week, more than 200 American and Serbian paratroopers leapt from two U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft …

Russia

This deep learning AI found Chinese missile sites just by looking at satellite images

The AI program can scan an area the size of North Korea in about 45 minutes, say researchers.<p>A team researchers from the University of Missouri has …

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

The field of AI research is about to get way bigger than code

When it comes to developing artificial intelligence, the largest technology companies in the world are all-in. Google and Microsoft say they’re “AI-first,” and businesses like Facebook and Amazon wouldn’t be possible without the scalable personalization that AI allows.<p>But if you look for research …

Artificial Intelligence

There's a new religion centered around artificial intelligence and it sounds terrifying

There's a new church for tech-minded folks, and it sounds like something out of a science fiction novel.<p>"Way of the Future" (or WOTF, as they …

How Mercedes Is Preparing For The 4th Industrial Revolution: Big Data, Machine Learning And Drones

In an era of great uncertainty and disruption for automotive manufacturers, Mercedes and its parent company Daimler are jumping in full throttle as leaders of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Not only are they designing new vehicles, but their services, influence in the transportation industry and …

Machine Learning

Forget Iris Scans, Canadians to Use Blockchain for Digital IDs

Estonia has long had digital identity cards, Indians use iris scans to authenticate money transfers, and soon Canadians will be able to verify …

Personal Information

U.S. banks speed up with first new payment system in 40 years

An organization of 25 U.S. banks this week started the first new payment clearance and settlement system for the United States in more than 40 years, offering the prospect that businesses and individuals will be able to better track their funds minute-by-minute and use fewer paper checks.<p>The …

5 professions that could see significant growth with the rise of AI

The words “artificial intelligence” often conjure up a sense of fear and apprehension. Fear for the unknown possibilities of AI, fear for the AI-fueled dystopian images brought about by movies like <i>The Terminator</i>, and most practically, fear for the possibility that AI will someday take our jobs. …

Artificial Intelligence

China Is Creating a Database of Its Citizens' Voices to Boost its Surveillance Capability: Report

The Chinese government has collected tens of thousands of “voice pattern” samples from targeted citizens and is inputting them into a national voice …

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ISPs

Tech Giants Give Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Start-Ups a Boost

Artificial intelligence has quickly become the hottest investment in healthcare as developers and providers seek to harness the enormous potential of …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM's new, cutting edge tech could make computers 200 times faster

An All-in-One Approach to Computing<p>Regular desktop computers, as well as laptops and smartphones, have processing units dedicated to computing and …

Can Blockchain And AI Accelerate The Arrival Of The IoT Economy?

The collective network of connected devices known as the Internet-of-Things (IoT) is growing. Gartner estimates that there will be 8.4B IoT devices by 2020. The bulk of this growth is expected to come from consumer devices as more consumers acquire smart devices and appliances. Businesses are also …

Internet of Things

Automated Machine Learning Drives Intelligent Business

Even as enterprises explore how artificial intelligence can help their organizations and people discuss the relationship between humans and software, …

Machine Learning

It lives! This nightmare machine writes bone-chilling tales

Don't throw away your Stephen King collection just yet. But the Master of the Macabre might want to keep an eye out behind him, because scientists …

Artificial Intelligence

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

Mathematics

There Are Three Kinds of Consciousness, And Computers Have Mastered One, Says Study

Blade Runners TBC.<p>Consciousness is a slippery concept to pin down, but a small group of neuroscientists just made a solid attempt at doing just …

6 industries with massive potential for AI integration

Artificial intelligence represents a new way of interfacing with data. With the cost of sensors, data storage, and analytics plunging, nearly every industry can now produce exabytes of data concerning its daily operations, from the temperature of a computer processor to the vibration in a …

Artificial Intelligence

The First Ever Fund Managed by a Robot Is Here. So Far It's Beating the Market

It can process over 1 million pieces of information a day.<p>As if professional mutual fund managers didn’t have it hard enough.<p>Not only do they have to …

LinkedIn plans to teach all its engineers the basics of using AI

LinkedIn is working to train all of its engineers on the basics of implementing artificial intelligence as part of the company’s drive to make its professional social network smarter.<p>“The demand for AI across the company has increased enormously,” Deepak Agarwal, head of artificial intelligence at …

Artificial Intelligence

AI and quantum algorithms together can compute a better world

We are in a race for quantum supremacy. Google, IBM, and researchers across the globe are working on solving the most complex of computations, computations that could only be solved by the most advanced quantum computers.<p>Quantum computers are very similar to the computers in households today — only …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Artificial Intelligence 'Alpha Go Zero' Just Pressed Reset On How To Learn | Inc.com

Remember (vaguely) how you learned to walk, talk, ride a bike, or drive? It was messy and full of mistakes, but the skills you learned that way stayed. Outside of living systems, it's been challenging to structure strong enough algorithms to take in "real life experience" and develop sticky, …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM has just achieved an 'impossible' step in quantum computing

The company has simulated a quantum computer with 56 qubits on a classical computer<p>In the race to build a working quantum computer, IBM has just …

Quantum Mechanics

Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries for Scarce A.I. Talent

SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley’s start-ups have always had a recruiting advantage over the industry’s giants: Take a chance on us and we’ll give you an ownership stake that could make you rich if the company is successful.<p>Now the tech industry’s race to embrace artificial intelligence may render …

Artificial Intelligence

Too much information? The data-driven future of health

THE AGE of bioinformation did not arrive quietly. Advances in data sciences and life sciences deep in university laboratories and corporate R&D …

How to Prepare Yourself For a Career in Big Data

Revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to be more than $203 billion by 2020 according to IDC – and this means more jobs in these …

Big Data

Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.<p>Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught — a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve …