Artifical Intelligence

MI6 Boss Calls For Greater Co-operation With Tech Sector

New head of MI6 calls for partnerships with tech industry, as rival nations continue to “pour money” into new technologies

6 months ago

Japan Should Work With AUKUS For Cybersecurity, AI, Says Former PM

We want in. Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomes creation of AUKUS alliance, and calls for Japan to be…

6 months ago

Google Actively Bidding For Pentagon Cloud Contract

Don't be evil? Google's cloud division is reportedly bidding to work on the Pentagon's Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability program

7 months ago

Uber Sued In UK Over Alleged Facial Recognition Bias

Coloured drivers and couriers allege Uber's facial recognition system failed to effectively identify people of colour, or those with a…

7 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

11 months ago

Tesla To Drop Radar And Use Camera-based Autopilot

Several new models from electric car maker will utilise a camera-only Autopilot going forward, as Tesla drops radar sensor

12 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

12 months ago

Amazon Extends Police Ban On Facial Recognition

With the deadline of its one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software fast approaching, Amazon makes ban…

1 year 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

1 year 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)

1 year 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

1 year ago

Apple, Google Slammed For Links To China

Prominent tech investor and co-founder of PayPal and Palantir, Peter Thiel, criticises both Apple and Google over links to China

1 year 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…

1 year ago

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 year 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 year 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 year 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 year 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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

2 years 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…

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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

3 years ago

Google Completes Integration of DeepMind Health

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

3 years 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

3 years ago