Artifical Intelligence

Google Investigates Dismissal Of AI Expert Timnit Gebru

After Google staff and outside academics slam Google, Sundar Pichai says it will examine departure of the prominent female AI…

1 month ago

Support Grows For ‘Fired’ Google AI Expert

Open letter signed by more than 4,500 people, including academics and DeepMind researchers, expresses support for Timnit Gebru

1 month ago

Google Fires AI Researcher Timnit Gebru – Report

Prominent AI researcher Dr Timnit Gebru claims she was fired over email to colleagues, but Google insists she didn't follow…

1 month ago

Google DeepMind Solves 50 Year Old Folding Protein Problem

Breakthrough at Google's AI unit DeepMind allow researchers to determine a protein’s 3D shape from its amino-acid sequence

1 month ago

Microsoft Offers Deepfake Detection Tool

Effort to combat disinformation campaigns sees Microsoft offer software tool to help identify deepfake photos and videos ahead of US…

5 months ago

Neuralink Chip Implanted In Pig’s Brain

Elon Musk and his Neuralink team implant a computer chip in the brain of a pig, in the first stage…

5 months ago

Trump Administration Pledges $1 Billion For AI, Quantum Computing Research

White House pledges $1 billion for research push in the United States into artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and quantum computing

5 months ago

Elon Musk Promises Working Neuralink Demo This Week

Bold next step? Working demonstration of Neuralink's human brain to machine interface is promised by Elon Musk late on Friday…

5 months ago

Elon Musk’s NeuraLink Chip To Stream Music To Your Brain

So long AirPods? Neuralink project will eventually directly stream music into a person's brain, claims Elon Musk

6 months ago

Coronavirus: Huawei Launches Flagship P40 Smartphone During Pandemic

Photography-focused P40 smartphone range launched by Chinese tech giant, as it contends with US restrictions, and potentially a chip ban

10 months ago

NTSB Slams Tesla’s Autopilot Safeguard, Blames Regulator Oversight

Tesla and US safety regulators criticised over a lack of safeguards in a fatal 2018 Autopilot crash by US National…

11 months ago

European Commission Unveils Strategy For Digital Future

Europe launches ambitious digital strategy as it seeks to create single European market for data in an effort to combat…

11 months ago

AI More Accurate Than Doctors For Detecting Breast Cancer – Report

AI system from Google is more accurate than doctors in diagnosing breast cancer from mammograms, study from UK and US…

1 year ago

Intel Pays $2 Billion For AI Firm Habana Labs

Chipmaker continues to open the cheque book to fund growth of its AI expertise and portfolio, with $2 billion Habana…

1 year ago

Google Allegedly Targeted Racial Groups To Aid Facial Recognition – Report

Search engine allegedly used 'deceptive practices' to collect facial scans of coloured people, according to US media report

1 year ago

Google Completes Integration of DeepMind Health

NHS Trusts agree to allow Google to process NHS data, as DeepMind Health completes integration

1 year ago

MacDonald’s To Replace Humans With AI Drive-Through Assistants

Sign of things to come? Human servers to be replaced by AI voice tech in drive-throughs in the US

1 year ago

Cerebras Delivers World’s Largest Computer Chip For AI

New chip is the size of an iPad and contains 400,000 cores to handle machine learning challenges

1 year ago

Government Invests £250m For NHS AI Lab

Health Secretary announces £250m to be spent on boosting the role of AI within the health service

1 year ago

AI Mind-Reading To Help Paralysed People Speak

Facebook funded university project to use AI to read minds of paralysed patients and allow them to communicate

1 year ago

Oxford University Gets £150m Investment For AI Ethics

University's largest ever donation from American billionaire will fund research into AI ethics

2 years ago

Facebook To Create 500 Engineering Jobs In London

Good news for Londoners as Facebook said it will create 500 jobs by year end, mostly for content takedown

2 years ago

Microsoft Deletes Facial Recognition Database Over Privacy Fears – Report

Responding to privacy and ethical concerns, Microsoft deletes facial recognition training database

2 years ago

Digital Assistants Enforce Gender Bias – UN report

Report claims female-voiced Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases with submissive responses

2 years ago

Microsoft Offers Azure Tools, Services For AI, Blockchain

New offerings to make it easier for businesses to utilise artificial intelligence and blockchain

2 years ago

Government Inquiry Into AI Algorithm Bias

Worried that AI may discriminate on race or gender? Government orders inquiry despite ongoing use in policing

2 years ago

Apple To Scale Back Hiring After iPhone Slowdown – Report

Hiring spree at Apple to slow for certain divisions, warns Tim Cook, but there will be no hiring freeze

2 years ago

CES 2019: Intel Teams Up With Facebook For AI Chip

As Intel's car division opens up about its progress so far with self-driving cars

2 years ago

Microsoft Adds AI, HoloLens Goggles To Dynamics 365 Portfolio

New additions see business uses for Redmond's augmented-reality goggles HoloLens

2 years ago