Artificial Intelligence

Facebook CTO Announces Departure

Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer is to step down after 13 years in charge of technology and infrastructure at the social…

3 days ago

Apple iOS 15 Update: What Is New?

Apple releases its latest iteration of the iPhone operating system, iOS 15, with a number of noteworthy changes including cross…

5 days ago

AUKUS Security Alliance Will Include Cybersecurity, AI, Quantum

In addition to the US and UK sharing their nuclear propulsion technology with Australia, cyber security is to be included

2 weeks ago

Facebook Developing Machine Learning Chip – Report

Engineers at Facebook are reportedly developing a machine learning chip, as part of its internal chip development program

2 weeks ago

WhatsApp Moderators Can Read Messages – Report

Concern raised again about how secure messages are on WhatsApp, after it emerges moderators can access messages if a complaint…

2 weeks ago

Microsoft, Amazon Win Project Maven Contracts – Report

Analysis shows Amazon and Microsoft win Pentagon drone contracts, after Google exited Project Maven in 2018 amid staff protests

3 weeks ago

Apple Delays Plans To Scan iPhone Images

Apple delays plans to roll out image-scanning technology on iPhones to search for child-abuse images before material is uploaded to…

3 weeks ago

Waymo Stops Selling Lidar To Outside Companies

Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company Waymo ends two-year effort at selling in-house lidar to outside firms, following executive departures

4 weeks ago

US Says Policy Against Huawei Has ‘Not Eased’

US says policy against Huawei has 'not been eased or amended', after criticism over approval of hundreds of millions of…

4 weeks ago

EU Set To Launch Formal Probe Of Nvidia’s ARM Takeover

European Commission set to launch full-scale probe of Nvidia's proposed acquisition of ARM following formal notification in early September

4 weeks ago

Waymo Opens Self-Driving Taxi Testing In San Francisco

Alphabet's self-driving car division Waymo expands its testing program for its self-driving taxis to some San Francisco residents

1 month ago

Tesla’s Elon Musk Says Latest Self-Driving Beta Is ‘Not Great’

Elon Musk issues blunt assessment of Telsa's experimental driver assistance software, despite his previous claim of autonomous driving

1 month ago

Google Health Disbanded; Staff Sent To Other Divisions

The dedicated health unit at Google has been disbanded, with its 570 staff sent to different divisions within the Alphabet…

1 month ago

Elon Musk Touts Humanoid Robot For Boring, Dangerous Jobs

Tesla will build a humanoid robot called Tesla Bot, to tackle “dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks”, Elon Musk announces

1 month ago

US Regulator Opens Official Investigation Of Tesla Autopilot

Federal vehicle safety regulator in the US launches formal investigation of Tesla’s Autopilot, after a series of fatal crashes

1 month ago

Sonos Scores Legal Victory In Google Patent Dispute

Sonos sees legal win over Google as US International Trade Commission judge finds Google smartphones and speakers infringed five Sonos…

1 month ago

OpenAI Codex Translates English Into Programming Code

No more developers or programmers? Updated machine learning Codex from OpenAI translates English language into programming code

1 month ago

Apple To Scan US iPhones For Child Abuse Images

Slippery slope? Apple accused of creating encryption backdoor as it becomes first tech firm to scan for child abuses images…

2 months ago

Facebook Seeks To Analyse Encrypted Messages – Report

Social network reportedly studying 'homomorphic encryption' in order to analyse encrypted WhatsApp messages without decrypting them

2 months ago

Accelerating AI: Managing the Machines

As the Biden administration creates a national AI task force, how will AI develop over the next few years? And…

2 months ago

Twitter Offers ‘Bug Bounty’ Contest For AI Biases

Twitter offers 'bug bounty' contest with cash prizes of up to £2,500 to help locate biases in image-cropping algorithm amidst…

2 months ago

TSMC: Too Early To Consider German Chip Factory

Hard to get...World's largest contract chip maker TSMC says reports of it eyeing chip factories in Germany is “too early…

2 months ago

DeepMind Uses AI To Predict Human Protein Shapes

Google sister company DeepMind releases massive database of AI-predicted protein shapes in human body and other organisms in 'transformative' breakthrough

2 months ago

Silicon UK Podcast: How Much Technical Debt Does Your Business Have?

OutSystems reports that 69% of IT leaders identify technical debt as a major threat to their companies’ ability to innovate.…

2 months ago

UK’s Most Powerful Supercomputer, Cambridge-1, Targets Healthcare

Nvidia's Cambridge-1 is now the UK's most powerful supercomputer, and will offer research capabilities for healthcare and AI

3 months ago

Silicon UK Podcast: The State of Global Digital Skills

The UK lags behind in global and European rankings for data and technology skills, according to Coursera’s latest Global Skills…

3 months ago

Mobile World Congress Returns To Barcelona With ‘Hybrid’ Event

Mobile World Congress returns to Barcelona for Europe's first major tech conference since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic, with talks from…

3 months ago

Brothers Deny Involvement In $3.6bn South African Bitcoin ‘Heist’

Two brothers who operated cryptocurrency investment firm Africrypt deny involvement in 'hack' that made off with billions of pounds' worth…

3 months ago

Alan Turing £50 Bank Note Enters Circulation

New £50 polymer bank note bearing the photo of WW2 codebreaker and computing and AI pioneer Alan Turing enters circulation

3 months ago

Google Developing Own Skin-Tone System In Diversity Push

Google develops its own alternative to industry-standard skin-tone classification system as it seeks to ensure products work well across skin…

3 months ago