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Apple boosts health while Microsoft revs machine smarts

Apple boosts health while Microsoft revs machine smarts

Microsoft on Monday announced it bought a startup to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities, and rival Apple confirmed it has boosted its health focus with an acquisition of its own.

China developing next generation flexible missile based on AI?

China developing next generation flexible missile based on AI?

China will develop its next-generation cruise missiles based on a modular design, allowing them to be tailor-made for specific combat situations with high level of artificial intelligence (AI), a senior missile designer said.

Intel acquires start-up co-founded by Indian-origin entrepreneur

Intel acquires start-up co-founded by Indian-origin entrepreneur

Tech-giant Intel on Wednesday acquired California-based deep learning start-up Nervana Systems run by an Indian-origin entrepreneur, allowing the the chip maker to foray into the world of Artificial Intelligence.

Apple buys machine learning startup Turi to make Siri better

Apple buys machine learning startup Turi to make Siri better

Taking another foray into the field of artificial intelligence (AI) AND machine learning and to make its digital assistant Siri better, Apple has acquired Seattle-based machine learning startup Turi for nearly $200 million.

Karbonn Mobiles set to provide AI-enabled experience to users

Karbonn Mobiles set to provide AI-enabled experience to users

In an effort to enhance users` smartphones experience, Karbonn Mobiles has partnered with artificial intelligence (AI) research company Staqu to introduce AI-enabled fashion search feature in its new range of smartphones -- Fashion Eye and Fashion Eye 2.0.

Google DeepMind teams up with NHS to treat eye diseases

Google DeepMind teams up with NHS to treat eye diseases

Google's DeepMind, world's most advanced artificial intelligence (AI), recently announced its collaboration with UK's National Helath Service (NHS) funded Moorfields Eye hospital to detect the early signs of eye diseases.

Shocking! Women to swap men for sex robots by 2025

Shocking! Women to swap men for sex robots by 2025

Pearson, who compiled a report on the future of sex, suggests that sleeping with robots will be as common for women as watching porn is today.

Google installs new research lab in Zurich to focus on machine learning

Google installs new research lab in Zurich to focus on machine learning

The research group will also explore the ways of developing computer intelligence so that it can be used to replicate the processes performed quickly by the human brain.

Robot 'Betty' launched as trainee office manager in UK company

Robot 'Betty' launched as trainee office manager in UK company

The robot, named 'Betty' is going to join the world of work as a trainee office manager for a two-month trial period.

AI spotting more offensive photos than humans on Facebook

AI spotting more offensive photos than humans on Facebook

According to a Tech Crunch report, nearly 25 percent of Facebook engineers now regularly use its internal AI platform to build features and do business but the best use is to check and find offensive photos.

Google believes its Artificial Intelligence key to growth

Google believes its Artificial Intelligence key to growth

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the intelligence exhibited by machines or software. 

Facebook's artificial intelligence to help blind people enjoy photos!- Watch

Facebook's artificial intelligence to help blind people enjoy photos!- Watch

Facebook has introduced a new tool, a machine learning technology, trained to recognize objects in pictures and then describe photos aloud to the blind people.

Infosys Foundation to grant Rs 24 crore to IIIT-Delhi for research

Infosys Foundation to grant Rs 24 crore to IIIT-Delhi for research

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of IT software services firm Infosys, will provide a corpus grant of Rs 24 crore to Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi for three years for research on artificial intelligence.

Google's AI beats grandmaster Lee Sedol in Go final match!

Google's AI beats grandmaster Lee Sedol in Go final match!

AlphaGo had already clinched a series victory with its third win on Saturday, in a result that shocked the world, particularly Go fans.

Google`s AI program AlphaGo gets highest Go grandmaster rank

Google`s AI program AlphaGo gets highest Go grandmaster rank

The association announced the award before the final game of AlphaGo`s five-match series with South Korean grandmaster Lee Se-Dol, with the computer currently holding an unassailable 3-1 advantage.

Google's AI beats grandmaster Lee Sedol in Go game!

Google's AI beats grandmaster Lee Sedol in Go game!

Google DeepMind's AlphaGo defeated Lee Sedol 3-0 in the five-game series, which is being held in Seoul, in South Korea.

Can you believe this? Computers can detect if you're bored!

Can you believe this? Computers can detect if you're bored!

A new study suggests that computers can be programmed to assess boredom by reading a person’s body language.

Robots may take over most human jobs by 2045: Expert

Robots may take over most human jobs by 2045: Expert

He suggests that the pace of advancement in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing, even as existing robotic and AI technologies are eliminating a growing number of middle-class jobs and thereby driving up income inequality.

Smart drones can help search for people lost in the wild

Smart drones can help search for people lost in the wild

However, the researchers warned that much work was still needed before a fully autonomous fleet would be able to swarm forests in search of missing people. 

India still not ready for Artificial Intelligence

India still not ready for Artificial Intelligence

Amid all the brouhaha over machines acquiring near-human intelligence, is India ready to embrace the change?