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How tech giants are using AI to prevent self-harm and suicide

Mark Zuckerberg's 5,500-word manifesto for Facebook's future had a heavy focus on using artificial intelligence to automate the social network's …

Mental Health

What this new A.I. feature in Microsoft Word teaches us about ourselves

Microsoft Word is slowly becoming an A.I. powerhouse.<p>The app, which has existed in one form or another since 1983, can now look for word choice …

Software

Meet Clinc, an AI startup that lets you converse with your bank account

Clinc, a fledgling fintech startup that enables banks to bring artificial intelligence (AI) to their products, has raised a $6.3 million funding round led by Drive Capital, with participation from Hyde Park Venture Partners, Cahoots Holding, and Stuart Porter.<p>Founded out of Ann Arbor, Michigan in …

Artificial Intelligence

Voysis raises $8 million to help it become the Twilio of voice AI

Voice-powered artificial intelligence is not something that’s easy to set up for just any business, even if it might have real benefits in terms of driving sales or improving customer experience. Voysis is a startup that wants to change that, with an AI platform that can parse natural language …

Artificial Intelligence

Four ways AI is already being applied to sales and marketing

Here are four examples.Chorus.ai helps companies analyze their sales callsWhile the phone call is an ancient phenomenon to many individuals, …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook Chatbots Hit 70% Failure Rate As Consumers Warm Up To The Tech

Facebook released an API late last year aimed at developers wanting to build a chatbot for Messenger, but the company's ambitions are now on hold …

Chatbots

Inside Wikipedia’s Attempt to Use Artificial Intelligence to Combat Harassment

A range of tactics are going to be needed to solve Wikipedia’s problem with harassment.<p>Despite its noble goals, Wikipedia is notorious for harassment among its editors. Now, research from tech incubator Jigsaw and the Wikimedia Foundation is looking at how artificial intelligence can help stop the …

This 14-year-old made the best Facebook Messenger chatbot

<b>It's been nearly a year since Microsoft's Satya Nadella proclaimed "bots are the new apps".</b><p>Yet despite the promise of a revolution in how we interact with services and companies online, progress has been utterly miserable - the vast majority of chatbots are gimmicky, pointless or just flat out …

Chatbots

Using AI For Better Digital Asset Management (DAM)

Despite its futuristic connotations, artificial intelligence (AI) itself is nothing new. Given its success in daily activities, it’s easy to see how …

Businesses Beyond Bias: How AI Will Reshape Hiring Practices

Eliminating unconscious bias in business requires some new tools. SAP Success Factors leverages artificial intelligence to do just that (and now you can too).<p>When entrepreneurs think about artificial intelligence (AI), it tends to be this futuristic thing that "one day" will make a significant …

Artificial Intelligence

YouTube says they have captioned one billion videos already

While most people probably do not pay attention to the CC button on YouTube videos that they watch, having closed captions on these videos are a huge …

Outsource your boring back office paperwork to AI

There seems to be no end to what artificial intelligence can do. After thrashing humans at sophisticated games like chess and go, AI’s next conquest appears to be the workplace. Many already hold jobs at forward-looking companies across industries. Some work as customer service reps, translators, …

Artificial Intelligence

How AI is stopping criminal hacking in real time

Almost every day, there’s news about a massive data leak -- a breach at Yahoo that reveals millions of user accounts, a compromise involving Gmail …

Artificial Intelligence

AI Rivals Human Dermatologists at Detecting Skin Cancer

Stanford researchers harnessed an existing database from Google in order to build their algorithm.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Airlines using predictive technology and AI to tackle disruption and improve the experience

Airlines and airports are investing in predictive technologies and articificial intelligence according to a new report from airline technology …

This Cybersecurity Unicorn Aims to Reinvent Anti-Virus with AI

Cylance hosted a Reddit AMA today in order for tech types to ask questions about its approach to endpoint protection<p>Anti-virus software has a hard …

How Ankesh Kumar Is Putting The Personal Into Chatbots At Personic.AI

A personal touch is one of the greatest tactics to gain and keep customers, as most people know. But that personal touch can be automated, surprisingly, and chatbot automation is making personalized customer service easier and faster than ever. Chatbots both understand and anticipate consumers …

Workplace AI makes it all too easy to track you on the job

Artificial intelligence can help you work and even help you <i>find</i> work, but it's now being used to monitor you at work... and that's not entirely a good thing. <i>New Scientist</i> notes that a London firm, StatusToday, recently joined a security accelerator run by the UK's GCHQ intelligence agency. The …

This AI Can Diagnose a Rare Eye Condition as Well as a Human Doctor

In some cases, the convolutional neural network blew human ophthalmologists out of the water.<p>Diagnosing medical conditions is among the more classic examples of actually useful, achievable real-world machine learning. Machines have data, lots of it, and they have the capacity to process all of that …

Syngenta AI Challenge

Welcome to the Syngenta AI Challenge<p>Congratulations to the 2017 AI Challenge Winners!<p>The 2017 Challenge is now Closed.<br>Sign Up for the 2018 …

Bots_alive uses your smartphone to drive artificially intelligent spider robots

Artificial intelligence is all the rage in robotics these days, and for good reason: Properly implemented, it has the potential to program ‘bots on …

Robotic Companion Helps The Elderly Remain Active And Engaged

Intuition Robotics has created an AI device to help older people with their daily lives to make living independently easier

Senior Citizen

Manthan Launches MAYA The First AI Powered Conversational Agent for Business Analytics

Manthan, the global leader in Advanced Analytics and Big Data for consumer industries announced the launch of Maya', the industry’s first Artificial …

AI can now predict when your heart will give out

The countdown has begun...<p>Making a better prediction<p>“The computer performs the analysis in seconds… it could help doctors to give the right …

This AI scheduler is perfect for people who hate arranging meetings

If arranging meetings have become a bothersome chore, Mimetic.ai's Evie could be just the thing.<p>Evie, a virtual personal assistant, is capable of talking to the other party and scheduling the right meeting time convenient for both parties without your direct intervention.<p>I found it ridiculously …

Can an AI perfect your LinkedIn profile picture?

In your professional life, first impressions are vital. For many people, LinkedIn is where the majority of working relationships are born. Given that profile pictures are often the first thing a potential employer or recruiter will see, isn’t it important that they’re the best they can be?<p>Enter …

Product Hunt

You Can Now Download an Artificial Intelligence Doctor

If you’ve ever traversed the morasses of WebMD to try and figure out if that pain in your arm might signify a more serious medical condition, then …

Anti-Surveillance Camo Hides You From Face Recognition Tech

A complex pattern that can be printed on fabric intentionally exploits how facial-recognition algorithms work.<p>If you're on a mission to avert …

Fluent.ai releases artificial intelligence solution that boosts reliability and accuracy in speech recognition

Fluent.ai announced the commercialization of its initial technology software development kit (SDK) that enables reliable, flexible and language …

This AI can supposedly beat experts at No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker

The popular game is a major milestone in the development of artificial intelligence<p>Later this week a $200,000 tournament will pit an AI system built by Carnegie Mellon University against four of the world’s top pros in the game of No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker. The team from CMU was hoping to be the …