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Voice: The Next Computing Empire

Technology that understands what you're saying is the wave of the future.<p><i>This article is the first in a two-part series aimed at exploring the</i> …

Automation

Aipoly Is An App That Helps The Visually Impaired See

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Sight is the main way most of us navigate the …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM researchers achieve new records in speech recognition

IBM researchers have set a milestone in conversational speech recognition by achieving a new industry record of a 5.5 percent word error rate, …

Artificial Intelligence

Searching for videos is going to get much easier thanks to Google’s new API

The internet has already made searching for images a breeze. Just go on any search engine, type in what you’re looking for, and voila: Thousands of …

Can your smart home be used against you in court?

On a November, 2015 morning in Bentonville, Arkansas, first responders discovered a corpse floating in a hot tub. The home’s resident, James Andrew Bates, told authorities he’d found the body of Victor Collins dead that morning. He’d gone to bed at 1 AM, while Collins and another friend stayed up …

Privacy

How brands of the future need to utilise voice search and integrate chatbots

Voice search is pretty exciting territory at the moment. Those up-to-date in the digital marketing sphere may have been discussing optimising for …

Robot Makes Mistake, Human Notices And Does Nothing, Robot Responds And Corrects Mistake

Last week I wrote about how science infuses science fiction in the Syfy network series <i>The Expanse</i>. Now comes a story about how the researchers at MIT’s CSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) are turning science fiction into science.<p>The researchers created a system that …

Robotics

The future of AI is neuromorphic. Meet the scientists building digital 'brains' for your phone

AI services like Apple’s Siri and others operate by sending your queries to faraway data centers, which send back responses. The reason they rely on …

Artificial Intelligence

Oracle and Google Refine Their Cloud Pitches to Take On Amazon

The public cloud arena has thus far been dominated by Amazon Web Services, with Microsoft Azure making a run. So far the leaderboard has Amazon at …

Customers

Inside Look: The World's Largest Tech Companies Are Making Massive AI Investments

From artificial intelligence (AI) that can recognize faces, choose music for you based on your mood, and even drive your car, the technology has come a long way in recent years. Although the concept of intelligent machines has been around since ancient history as part of Greek mythology, only in …

Artificial Intelligence

10 must-watch IaaS cloud trends for 2017

Analysts who track the IaaS public cloud computing market tend to agree that 2016 was a year that solidified the positioning of three vendors: Amazon …

5 predictions for artificial intelligence in 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) has officially gone mainstream. Industry research firm Gartner named AI as its number one strategic technology for a second year in a row. The acquisitions race among giants like Google, IBM, Salesforce and Apple to purchase private AI companies keeps heating up — 2016 …

Artificial Intelligence

Google rumored to announce Wifi, Home and Chromecast Ultra hardware on October 4th

The rumor mill spins strong as we approach Google’s October 4th event, where the company is expected to unveil its latest hardware. We are now hearing the new Pixel phones won’t be taking the stage alone, though. Sources claim the Search Giant will also announce a few other products for the …

Android News

Google Cloud Platform Adds Machine Learning APIs

Millennials know exactly what they want and expectations are high - very high. They are empowered<p>Developers interested in creating apps that …

Machine Learning

Researchers discover that DNA naturally fluoresces - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A Northwestern University team recently caught DNA doing something that has never been seen before: it blinked.<p>For decades, textbooks have stated …

Welcome to Healthcare 2.0 using @citrix @octoblu #IoT and @amazonecho and @infermedica AI API

What happens when you combine Citrix Octoblu‘s Internet of Things (IoT) platform with the Amazon Echo and Infermedica’s artificial intelligence …

Jeff Bezos’ space company is a lot like Amazon was in 1994

Jeff Bezos has a talent for persuading Wall Street to back radically long-term investments. He’ll certainly need it if he ever decides to take his space company, Blue Origin, public.<p>If it’s hard to imagine Blue Origin being ready for an IPO, consider the experience of Amazon. It went public three …

Space Travel
Data Visualization

​Microsoft's newest milestone? World's lowest error rate in speech recognition

Microsoft has leapfrogged IBM to claim a significant test result in the quest for machines to understand speech better than humans.<p>Microsoft claims …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon and Pandora are set to launch a new music streaming service

Pandora could announce its plans this to expand its $5-per-month platform this week, with possible features including skipping more songs or storing several hours of playlists, the newspaper said. The company plans to launch a full-fledged on-demand platform by Christmas. Such a platform, priced at …

Tech Trends

Self-Driving Cars Can Learn a Lot by Playing Grand Theft Auto - MIT Technology Review

Spending thousands of hours playing Grand Theft Auto might have questionable benefits for humans, but it could help make computers significantly more …

Machine Learning

Google’s DeepMind Achieves Speech-Generation Breakthrough

Google’s DeepMind unit, which is working to develop super-intelligent computers, has created a system for machine-generated speech that it says …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Steps for Learning Deep Learning

A handy list of resources to help you become a deep learning expert<p>Firstly, if you need some basic information or convincing on why Deep Learning is …

Watch: IBM's Watson Created a Super Creepy Movie Trailer All By Itself

IBM’s artificial intelligence powerhouse Watson can know add “cinematic genius” to its virtual resume.<p>For its forthcoming suspense/horror movie, Morgan, 20th Century Fox looked to IBM’s Watson to create one of its movie trailers. The movie is about an artificially enhanced human who gets herself …

Artificial Intelligence

Tractor for Modern Farm Features Everything But the Farmer

As Detroit car makers and Silicon Valley tech giants vie to bring driverless cars to U.S. roads, one of the world’s largest tractor makers is looking …

Farming

Stay tuned for new robot, says Sony CEO

Sony's much anticipated new robot is under development and customers should hang on a little longer to see it, CEO Kaz Hirai said on Thursday.<p>Sony began working on a home robot in April this year and first disclosed existence of the project in June this year. Since then, it's been quiet on what …

Robotics

Elon Musk Is "Making Progress" on a Neural Lace Brain Hack

On Saturday, Elon Musk announced on Twitter that he is “making progress” on his neural lace design, which is designed to augment human intelligence …

Elon Musk

How Small Businesses Are Benefiting From Amazon, Google, and Microsoft's Cloud Race

Cloud computing is helping the smallest of businesses thrive.<p>The benefits of cloud technology are spreading from Amazon to the smallest family-run companies in the US.<p>Down in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey is considering a state law that would require agencies to shift their IT resources to the …

Small Business

This one chart gives you an idea of how crazy Amazon's cloud growth really is

Amazon Web Services turned out to be a profitable, fast-growing cloud computing juggernaut when it first revealed its financials earlier this year.<p>But this chart by market research firm MKM Partners should give you a better idea of exactly how impressive AWS's growth has been compared to some of …

Cloud Computing

Machine Learning Could Be Google's Secret Cloud Weapon

Now that Google has infused the brand of artificial intelligence known as machine learning into everything from search to speech recognition, it’s making the technology it views as tech’s next big wave available for other companies to use.<p>The search and advertising giant today announced an early …

Machine Learning