Amazon Alexa for Business now also works with third-party devices
Alexa for Business now also works with third-party devices. In doing so, Amazon is increasingly positioning its virtual assistant as an ubiquitous offering that works on every possible device and can be widely used.
Until now, Alexa for Business could only be used via Amazon Echo devices. According... Read more
Australian woman arrested for robbery $450,000 in cryptic currency
An Australian woman was arrested after it turned out that she had stolen no less than 100,000 tokens of cryptovaluta ripple. The tokens had a combined value of almost half a million Australian dollars at the time they were stolen. The 23-year-old woman was arrested on Thursday morning.
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Baidu develops artificial intelligence that can translate spoken texts instantly
The work of the Chinese company Baidu is often neglected when it comes to artificial intelligence. Companies like Google and Microsoft always get more attention. However, today the company appears to have taken another significant step forward: a direct translation machine.
Baidu announced today tha... Read more
Fluid Annotation from Google uses AI to quickly annotate datasets with images
Google has created a solution to speed up annotations for artificial intelligence. This is Fluid Annotation, which uses machine learning to annotate labels for classes, each object and background area in a photo. That's what the company writes in an announcement.
Annotation is a time-consuming proce... Read more
Airbus wants to prevent delayed flights with artificial intelligence
Airbus uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the cloud to solve various aviation problems. That's what Adam Bonnifield, vice president of artificial intelligence at the company, said at the VentureBeat 2018 Summit. "The price of using these technologies has fallen sharply, thanks to the explosion in... Read more
Visa uses IBM Blockchain Platform for global payment platform
Visa announced today that it is entering into a partnership with IBM. Next year, the company plans to launch a blockchain-built global payment platform, B2B Connect. This will be integrated with the IBM Blockchain Platform, which was developed on the basis of the open source ethereum technology.
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ABN AMRO and Samsung jointly launch blockchain for container transport
Today, ABN AMRO, together with the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Samsung SDS, Samsung's logistics and IT arm, is launching a pilot with blockchain. The companies want to build a platform together with which international container transport must be handled efficiently.
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Samsung opens seventh AI research center in Montreal
Samsung has opened a new AI research centre in Montreal. It is the seventh AI research centre to open the company worldwide. It is also Samsung's fourth AI research centre in North America, alongside Silicon Valley, New York and Toronto.
Canadian Montreal is home to AI researchers at McGill Univers... Read more
Alphabet subsidiary DeepMind makes even more AI projects open-source
Alphabet's research group on the development of artificial intelligence, DeepMind Technologies, is going to share more of its work with the world. Some of the important algorithmic components is made open-source. These are algorithms associated with what the company describes as some of its most suc... Read more
MIT announces plans for new AI university
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced plans to create a new one-billion-dollar university where students are taught artificial intelligence (AI). That says Silicon Angle. The aim is to provide education for a future in which AI has a role in every scientific discipline.
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