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Machines play bigger role on Wall Street

14 Feb, 2017 11:00 am Goldman Sachs has replaced almost 600 of its traders with machine trading systems supported by 200 computer engineers, as automated equity trading accelerates...

FedEx invests in driverless trucks to deliver cost savings

13 Feb, 2017 11:00 am FedEx is investing in autonomous vehicles and AI apps which seek to operate with voice-activated personal assistants, such as Amazon Echo,...

Tech to redefine banking model

26 Jan, 2017 10:33 am Blockchain, automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services are set to radically overhaul the contemporary banking business model,...

The 'driverless networks' of tomorrow

23 Jan, 2017 09:00 am The IT industry should launch a DARPA-style competition to focus attention on developing fully autonomous IT networks capable of running themselves,...

LinkedIn and eBay pledge $20m for AI ethics

24 Jan, 2017 12:33 pm The founders of LinkedIn and eBay, Reid Hoffman and Pierre Omidyar, have each agreed to donate $10 million for research into the development of socially...

AI to shoulder more of the security burden

11 Jan, 2017 09:00 am The development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems are enabling companies to rely on machine learning and network management programs to take over...

Self-Driving BMWs to roll out in EU and US

9 Jan, 2017 09:00 am BMW will launch a prototype fleet of self-driving cars in cities in the US and Europe in the second half of 2017, as the German luxury car maker develops...

AI: Teaching machines morality

6 Jan, 2017 09:00 am Artificial intelligence software designers must take greater account of ethical considerations when designing algorithms and smart systems,...

AI to overhaul programmers' role

4 Jan, 2017 09:00 am While AI systems writing code based on a natural language demand is still some way off, the technology is coming and is set to dramatically change how...

Tech firms' race for voice data

19 Dec, 2016 09:00 am Microsoft, Amazon, Baidu and other large tech firms are investing billions in gathering terabytes of authentic human conversation data to provide raw material...

Apple confirms self-driving car plans

15 Dec, 2016 09:00 am Longstanding rumours that the Cupertino-based tech giant is planning to launch an autonomous car seemed to be confirmed after a letter emerged written...

AI to transform business operations

18 Nov, 2016 09:00 am AI and cognitive computing are expected to emerge as major disruptors in business processes, as system developers step up with offerings that business...

AI reads lips better than humans

15 Nov, 2016 09:00 am Researchers at Oxford University say they have developed a system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to read lips more efficiently than humans.

AI software to manage data centres

14 Nov, 2016 09:01 am Researchers at the University of Lancaster in the UK say they have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system called "REx" that can teach itself...

Warmer and fuzzier robots

8 Nov, 2016 09:00 am A San Francisco-based technology firm has unveiled a palm-sized robot with an "emotional engine" algorithm giving it a repertoire of human-like mannerisms...

Google AI generates own encryption algorithm

7 Nov, 2016 09:01 am Google Brain has created two artificial intelligence (AI) neural networks that developed their own system for encrypting messages,...

AI, IoT biggest disruptors in 2017

3 Nov, 2016 09:00 am Cloud security, AI, and IoT will remain at the top of the disruptor technology list through 2017 and their impact will trigger upheaval in IT infrastructure...

AI drives flower firm to turn over a new leaf

31 Oct, 2016 09:00 am Bots and AI are being used by 1-800-Flowers to shepherd in a new era for the company heralding a root and branch overhaul of its structure

DeepMind's AI platform emulates 'slow' thinking thought processes

20 Oct, 2016 09:00 am Researchers from Google's DeepMind division say they have shown how their differentiable neural computer is able to process information using so-called...

Bots rapidly becoming 'app killers'

12 Oct, 2016 10:47 am The number of apps downloaded since the emergence of smart-phones is now more than 150 billion - but bots running various levels of artificial intelligence...

Samsung buys AI company founded by Siri creators

11 Oct, 2016 09:00 am Samsung has agreed to purchase Viv, an artificial intelligence (AI) assistance system, which was founded by the creators of Siri,...

What will cognitive computing change?

13 Sep, 2016 12:17 pm Cognitive computing aims to reproduce the way the human brain functions, notably by bringing together automated learning and language processing...

Are bots hot or not?

18 Jul, 2016 03:01 pm The futurologist Ray Kurzweil predicts that by 2029 a web robot (or simply 'bot') will be capable of passing the Turing test,...

Developers united in their focus on IoT and AI

12 Jul, 2016 04:55 pm Apps for the Internet of Things (IoT) are among the top-ranked applications for data analytics, according to an Evans Data Corp. survey.

Can robots become super salesmen?

27 Jun, 2016 04:01 pm The Japanese telecommunications operator Softbank Mobile has announced it will open a store where all sales staff will be robots,...

Companies in every industry to deploy AI

14 Jun, 2016 10:00 am The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and so-called 'cognitive computing' will impact firms of every size both large and small across every industry...

The rising industrial application of Artificial Intelligence

3 May, 2016 04:17 pm Artificial Intelligence (AI) can reduce the burden of base-level functions and roles that every business structures itself around.....

Apple buys Artificial Intelligence start up Emotient

11 Jan, 2016 08:15 am Apple has joined the ranks of many firms investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) at this time by snapping up start up firm Emotient...

Facebook's Zuckerberg dreams of AI robot house-helpers

4 Jan, 2016 03:30 pm Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said that he plans to channel his innovation development energy towards building artificial intelligence (AI) robots...

Facebook opens Artificial Intelligence designs

13 Dec, 2015 10:00 am Facebook is openly sharing the server hardware designs it uses to train artificial intelligence software. Big Sur is designed specifically to train the...

Every businesses needs to embrace machine learning

9 Dec, 2015 01:43 pm Machine learning, cognitive computing and Artificial Intelligence is rarely out of the technology trade headlines at the moment -- latest reports suggest...

The potential of machine learning

24 Nov, 2015 10:51 am Enterprise businesses are now argued to be increasingly recognising the potential of machine-learning technology as part of the wider development of their...

Artificial Intelligence is evolving fast, but not without human input

18 Nov, 2015 02:03 pm Much of our use of technology in the months ahead will be shaped by developments in artificial intelligence (AI) -- also now classified with terms such...

Toyota invests $1bn on robots & artificial intelligence

7 Nov, 2015 02:43 pm Already the the world's biggest car company, Toyota is aiming for a leadership position in the robotics market with a new R&D investment of US $1bn...

Machine learning integral to Google's future, says new CEO

23 Oct, 2015 11:37 am Google's recently-installed new chief executive Sundar Pichai has said that he views machine learning as being an integral part of how the company will...

AI and big data 'help halve time spent developing new cancer drug'

12 Oct, 2015 11:47 am A startup company has helped to halve the time spent developing a new cancer drug by deploying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies...

Toyota steps up robotics and AI research efforts

7 Sep, 2015 11:50 am Toyota has hired a robotics expert from the US department of defence and has pledged $50 million in additional funds to support its research into artificial...

Facebook launches virtual assistant on Messenger apps

27 Aug, 2015 11:54 am Facebook has launched its new virtual assistant service among a small number of Messenger app users in the Bay Area of California...

Facebook hoping AI helps it deliver "more intelligent services"

6 Jul, 2015 11:47 am Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, has explained that his company is focussed on developing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies with...

Machine managers could improve productivity, Gartner expert claims

26 Jun, 2015 11:13 am Machines with artificial intelligence (AI) could perform well as managers and help organisations improve their productivity. That's according to Stephen...

Facebook to open artificial intelligence facility in Paris

3 Jun, 2015 11:29 am Facebook has revealed its intention to open a new research facility in Paris that focusses on developments in artificial intelligence (AI)...

UBS looks to AI to deliver data-driven customer advice

8 Dec, 2014 11:55 am The Swiss banking group UBS is developing a customer advisory system based on artificial intelligence innovations and technologies...
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