Schiphol wants to carry out more facial recognition tests in 2019
Next year, Schiphol wants to further expand its facial recognition tests, says De Telegraaf. The airport states that the tests at the gate last year have succeeded. In 2019, these tests will have to be extended and facial recognition will be used much more widely.
The airport hopes that the new tec... Read more
New low point for bitcoin in chaos around bitcoin cash
The value of the bitcoin has fallen sharply in recent times, with a new low point. The crypto currency is worth about 3,845 euros at the time of writing, its lowest value since May 2017. According to analysts, this rapid decline is due to the bitcoin cash fork. That's what Silicon Angle reports.
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Update NLP tool AWS Comprehend focuses on jargon
AWS Comprehend gets a new improvement that allows developers to create lists of specialized words and phrases without knowledge of machine learning. The company is sharing this in an update. Introduced last year, Comprehend is a natural language processing tool that allows companies to extract commo... Read more
AI system Amazon trains robots to talk like newsreader
Amazon has created a new artificial intelligence system that can teach digital speech assistants like Alexa new ways of speaking within hours. For example, it concerns a style of speech similar to that of a newsreader.
According to Trevor Wood, Amazon's applied science manager, the new text-to-speec... Read more
Fortinet sees AI and Swarms-as-a-Service as key security trends for 2019.
2018 is not yet finished, but Fortinet's security experts are already presenting the trends that will dominate security in 2019. Attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, so artificial intelligence (AI), Swarms-as-as-Service and Machine Learning Poisoning, among others, will be very important... Read more
Microsofts Azure Bot service promotes development of AI assistants
Microsoft has released an artificial intelligence (AI) toolkit that allows companies to create their own virtual assistants. The so-called Azure Bot service can be found on the Github website, a meeting place for open source software.
According to the software supplier, companies need to introduce t... Read more
Microsoft launches blockchain SDK in Azure
Large tech companies are increasingly turning their attention to blockchain. Microsoft now launches a blockchain SDK in the cloud. The initial release focuses on three themes: integrating data and systems, connecting interfaces and rolling out smart contracts and blockchain networks.
This kit enhanc... Read more
Bitcoin cash delivers more than 90 percent of its value after a dispute over the future
The price of the bitcoin cash has fallen to a low point. The instability of the cryptographic currency market, combined with a dispute about the future of bitcoin cash, leads to large sales of the virtual currency. As a result, the price is falling dramatically, even to a low point that has not been... Read more
Samsung invests 22 billion in AI and 5G technology development
Samsung is investing 22 billion dollars in 5G networks and artificial intelligence. The aim is for the South Korean company to have a 20% market share in the network equipment market by 2020. The company is currently in the top five.
That's what Youngky Kim, the head of Samsung's network department,... Read more
Microsoft acquires chatbot developer Xoxco
Microsoft has announced that it is taking over Xoxco. The startup developed a number of useful programs for developers. Artificial intelligence, combined with various chat options, makes it possible for them to build their own chatbots with Xoxco's products.
We have shared goals, and want to work to... Read more