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London hospitals to replace doctors and nurses with AI for some tasks

One of the country’s biggest hospitals has unveiled sweeping plans to use artificial intelligence to carry out tasks traditionally performed by doctors and nurses, from diagnosing cancer on CT scans to deciding which A&E patients are seen first.<p>The three-year partnership between University College …

Radiation Therapy

Microsoft buys conversational AI startup Semantic Machines

Microsoft has acquired machine learning startup Semantic Machines to push conversational AI into Cortana and its Azure Bot Service.<p>US-based Semantic …

Artificial Intelligence

Comcast’s mesh Wi-Fi system, xFi Pods, launches nationwide

Comcast today is officially launching its own Wi-Fi extender devices called xFi Pods that help to address problems with weak Wi-Fi signals in parts of a customer’s home due to things like the use of building materials that disrupt signals, or even just the home’s design. The launch follows …

Wi-Fi

A new Wi-Fi standard could let different mesh routers work together

You’ll be able to mix-and-match router brands... eventually<p>Over the past three years, mesh routers — which allow you to combine two, three, or even more routers into a single network to blanket your home with Wi-Fi — have become increasingly popular. But they’ve all had one major limitation: you …

Wi-Fi

Uhh, Google Assistant Impersonating a Human on the Phone Is Scary as Hell to Me

Google could soon have a feature that lets your phone impersonate people—because consumer-facing artificial intelligence isn’t terrifying enough. …

Artificial Intelligence

Pretty sure Google's new talking AI just beat the Turing test

So that whole Turing test metric, wherein we gauge how human-like an AI system appears to be based on its ability to mimic our vocal affectations? At the 2018 I/O developers conference on Tuesday, Google utterly dismantled it. The company did so by having its AI-driven Assistant book a reservation. …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Lowers The Artificial Intelligence Bar With Complete DIY Kits

Last year, Google released an artificial intelligence kit aimed at makers, with two different flavors: Vision to recognize people and objections, and …

Artificial Intelligence

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "Sparknotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

AI Will Change Radiology, but It Won’t Replace Radiologists

Recent advances in artificial intelligence have led to speculation that AI might one day replace human radiologists. Researchers have developed deep learning neural networks that can identify pathologies in radiological images such as bone fractures and potentially cancerous lesions, in some cases …

AI touch myself: Scientists create self-replicating neural network

A pair of researchers from Columbia University recently built a self-replicating AI system. Instead of painstakingly creating the layers of a neural network and guiding it’s development as it becomes more advanced – they’ve automated the process.<p>The researchers, Oscar Chang and Hod Lipson, …

How AI is helping to predict and prevent suicides

Suicide is a growing public health concern. In Canada, 4,000 lives are claimed by suicide each year — that is 10 lives per day.<p>For every one of these …

Alphabet's X lab explores using AI to improve food production

Add Alphabet to the growing number of companies hoping that AI will solve food production problems. The Google parent brand's X lab has revealed that it's exploring ways machine learning could improve farming. While X hasn't focused on any specific solutions, lab leader Astro Teller told <i>MIT</i> …

Lithium-Sulfur is the Next Battery Breakthrough

via pixabay<p>Technological progress is always being limited by something. Maybe a certain type of glass is too expensive. Maybe there’s just too much …

What Is Li-Fi? The New Alternative To Wi-Fi

Li-Fi is likely to reshape the world in ways Wi-Fi didn’t, by transmitting data through lamps, streetlights, and more.<p>Philips Lighting just unveiled a small coup. It’s providing internet to an entire office in France with nothing but its lights. That’s right, a company known for LED bulbs and …

Internet of Things

Study Confirms Apple Watch Can Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97% Accuracy

The heart rate monitors built into the Apple Watch and other wearable devices can detect abnormal heart rhythms with 97 percent accuracy, according to a new study conducted by the team behind the Cardiogram app for Apple Watch in conjunction with researchers at the University of California, San …

Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain

There's something hidden inside it.<p>The Bitcoin world is coming to grips with a shocking revelation that could potentially threaten the very existence …

Trump blocks $117 billion Broadcom-Qualcomm merger

The move comes after a government panel called for an investigation over national security concerns.<p>President Donald Trump on Monday blocked Broadcom's proposed $117 billion acquisition of rival chipmaker Qualcomm, saying the deal threatened to "impair the national security" of the US.<p>"The proposed …

Donald Trump

Philips Hue outdoor lights will be available in July, with three products on offer

Philips teased back in January that it would be launching outdoor Hue lights later in the year, and it has now provided details of the products – including pricing and availability.<p>The company says that it will be offering three types of outdoor lights in the USA and Europe in July …<p>Extending the …

Home Automation

Scientists say the dream of unlimited clean energy is about to come true

In just 15 years, the U.S. will be producing unlimited amounts of nearly free, completely green energy. Not only would such an energy holy grail mean the end of humanity’s dependence on expensive fossil fuels, it would also be a panacea for climate change.<p>Amazingly, this is not a science fiction. …

How the FBI cracked down on custom BlackBerrys sold to drug cartels

If you’re going to run a drug cartel in the 21st century, you need to be able to communicate with your goons and suppliers securely, without having to worry about the feds listening in. There are companies that specialize in customized smartphones for exactly this sort of thing – but you’ll want to …

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple confirms it runs iCloud on Google's cloud

Ever wondered where Apple stores all your iCloud backups? Between photos, files, contacts, and other data for millions of customers, that’s a whole lot of storage space that the company would have to make room for and manage. Now, it’s confirmed that iCloud actually lives on Google Cloud …

Building a Web Server using Docker: A How To for MacOS

For those unfamiliar, Docker is a software technology to create, deploy and run an application or group of applications in containers. What is a …

Infosys and PTC launch Industrial IoT Center of Excellence

Infosys announced the launch of a joint Center of Excellence (CoE) with PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions, at the Infosys …

The 4 Ps of Product Devolvement

Getting a product to this stages require lots of effort, patience and money but it would be a rewarding experience to see our product used by a large audience<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

6 strategies to reduce customer frustration with IoT devices

A recent survey found that many consumers experience complications setting up their connected devices. Here are some ways manufacturers and sellers …

Google launches Cloud IoT Core service out of beta

Google Cloud today launched its service for managing connected electronic devices out of beta. Cloud IoT Core offers a system for managing the connection of internet of things (IoT) devices, like sensors, with Google’s cloud, as well as a pipeline for getting data to and from those devices.<p>The new …

Worldwide AI consciousness may replace human speech

In just 32 years, humans won’t speak to each other and will instead communicate through a worldwide consciousness instead – using just our brains — …