Artifical Intelligence

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

3 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

3 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

3 years ago

Microsoft Adds AI, HoloLens Goggles To Dynamics 365 Portfolio

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

3 years ago

AI Poses Jobs Threat, Admits BoE Chief Economist

AI threat. Skills revolution needed to prevent large swathes of people becoming "technologically unemployed"

3 years ago

IBM DeepLocker Turns AI Into Hacking Weapon

Artificial intelligence can power a new generation of malware that can bypass top tier cyber defences

3 years ago

Google Tailors Android 9 Pie To Enhance User Experience

Google's latest version of its mobile operating system includes time limiting options and night-time screen adjustment

3 years ago

AI To Create Jobs, Claims PwC Report

Artificial intelligence will create as many jobs as it displaces by boosting economic growth, says analyst

3 years ago

IBM AI Machine Draws In Debate With Humans

“Open the pod bay doors, HAL”. IBM AI machine holds its own in public debate with human

3 years ago

Google Pledges AI Halt For Weapon Systems

Alphabet signals u-turn after military project, and publishes its core principals for AI development going forward

3 years ago

Facebook Building Team To Design Own Chips – Report

Artifical intelligence move? Facebook is reportedly building a team to design its own semiconductors

4 years ago

AI Needs Ethics Code, Says House Of Lords

UK is uniquely positioned to shape the development of artificial intelligence, but code of ethics is needed so it benefits…

4 years ago

Apple Hires Google’s Former AI Boss

Boost for Siri as Apple poaches the former head of Google's artificial intelligence efforts John Giannandrea

4 years ago

France Looks To Move Into ‘Pole Position’ On AI

France's president has promised major investments into artificial intelligence, as the country looks to compete head-on with the US and…

4 years ago

Tech Industry Pays Tribute To Stephen Hawking

Rest in peace. The world has lost one of its finest minds with the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking

4 years ago

Facebook Hires Former IBM Watson Exec As New AI Boss

Yann LeCun steps down as boss of Facebook's artificial intelligence group, replaced by a former IBM executive

4 years ago

UK And France Pledge To Bolster Tech & AI Links

UK and France agrees to a digital conference to promote deeper integration in the digital economy

4 years ago

Nissan Touts Brain Connectivity As Driving Aid

Lets hope it is keyless entry, as Nissan research says cars in future will tap into signals from the driver’s…

4 years ago

Workplace Robots To Hit Low Paid The Hardest

Bad robot? Increasing automation must not drive workplace wage inequality, think tank warns

4 years ago

Microsoft Brings AI To Bing For Smarter Answers

Software giant reveals AI updates to its product portfolio, as it signs deal to bring Reddit content to Bing

4 years ago

Google Opens AI Centre In China Despite Search Ban

Google to open AI research centre in China, despite country's ban on its products

4 years ago

Amazon Opens Up Alexa For Business Community

Successful Alexa voice assistant to expand out of consumer market and into the business world

4 years ago

Amazon Offers AI Consulting Service For AWS Users

Amazon ML Solutions Lab will offer AWS customers to develop machine-learning features and products

4 years ago

Barclays Urges Manufacturing Investment In AI & IoT

Industry has to invest in ‘fourth industrial revolution’ technologies, despite skill worker shortage, says report

4 years ago