AI

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hiring In UK Tech Sector Hits Five Year High

Welcomed news. Tech hiring hits five year high, with 132,000 open jobs per week in May, new data for the…

3 months ago

Microsoft’s £11bn AI Deal Approved By US Regulators

Microsoft's £11bn deal to buy artificial intelligence and speech recognition pioneer Nuance Communications passes review by US antitrust regulators

4 months ago

Twitter Drops Picture Cropping Tool Over Bias Concern

Twitter confirms it has abandoned a picture cropping algorithm after an indepth investigation confirmed racial and gender bias

4 months ago

Apple Hires Google AI Scientist Samy Bengio

Apple hires another Google scientist, after Samy Bengio resigned from Google over its alleged 'firing' of Dr Timnit Gebru

5 months ago

Darktrace Enjoys Successful London IPO

Darktrace enjoys successful public listing in London on Friday, valuing the AI security specialist at £1.7 billion ($2.4 billion)

5 months ago

European Commission Proposes Tough AI Regulation, Fines

Huge fines and tough rules for the 'unacceptable' use of artificial intelligence, has been proposed by European Commission

5 months ago

Automation is Dead: Welcome to Hyperautomation

Describing the application of AI and ML to vastly increase the use of automation across more business processes and even…

5 months ago

EU’s Proposed Rules For AI Usage Leaked Online

Leaked document shows European regulators are considering ban on indiscriminate surveillance and AI use in credit scoring etc

5 months ago

AI Security Firm Darktrace Plans London IPO

Darktrace, a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence techniques to cyber-security, makes first major London IPO bid following Deliveroo flop

6 months ago

Microsoft Focuses On Healthcare With $20bn AI Buy

Microsoft's purchase of speech recognition pioneer Nuance Communications gives it leading cloud AI tools that are widely used in healthcare…

6 months ago

Google Research Manager Resigns After Recent AI Firings

Timnit Gebru fallout continues at Google AI research unit, with Samy Bengio being the latest and highest profile staffer to…

6 months ago

Google Maps Adds Eco Friendly Routes

Eco option for cClimate change. Google Maps users will soon be able to compare the CO2 emissions of different available…

6 months ago

US To Squeeze Chip Choke Points To Thwart China Ambitions

US national security commission recommends tightening up 'choke points' on chip manufacturing, to safeguard American interests

7 months ago

Google To Change Review Process Of Scientist Work

Executives at troubled Google AI research unit say they are working to retain trust, after departures of two notable women

7 months ago

IBM ‘Considering Sale’ Of Watson Health AI Unit

IBM may reportedly sell off Watson Health AI analytics business as it seeks to refocus around more profitable areas such…

7 months ago

Google Fires AI Researcher Amidst Diversity Row

Google fires ethical AI researcher Margaret Mitchell following probe into corporate email misuse following dispute over December exit of Timnit…

7 months ago

Google Appoints Executive At Troubled AI Research Group

After the 'firing' of Timnit Gebru and subsequent staff unrest, Google appoints black executive to oversee AI research going forward

7 months ago

Two Google Staff Resign, Citing Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

Staff unrest continues with resignation of two Google engineers, both of whom cited 'firing' of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru

8 months ago