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Google DeepMind: AI becomes more alien

Posted in Software on 20th Oct, 2017 12:53 AM
by Alex Muller
Google's DeepMind says it has made another big advance in artificial intelligence by getting a machine to master the Chinese game of Go without help from human players.
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+14

Bots are transforming personal banking around the world

Posted in Software on 19th Oct, 2017 01:17 AM
by Alex Muller
The banking world is launching smarter bots and chatty virtual assistants, and the competition is only getting started.
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+28

Hardware isn’t enough, content is key to mainstream VR adoption

Posted in Software on 19th Oct, 2017 01:12 AM
by Alex Muller
The virtual reality industry is teetering on the brink of expansion to mainstream audiences.
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+25

China is betting big on AI

Posted in Software on 18th Oct, 2017 12:13 AM
by Alex Muller
China is planning to invest tens of billions of dollars in the next few years to master artificial intelligence.
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+25

Has your browser been hijacked to mine cryptocurrency?

Posted in Software on 18th Oct, 2017 12:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Several websites have recently been caught using a cryptocurrency miner on their site without notifying or asking for users’ consent first.
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+37

Alphabet is training law enforcement on how to handle self-driving car crashes

Posted in Software on 16th Oct, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet’s self driving car division Waymo has been testing its fleet of robot cars in four states across the US.
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+25

Is funding surge a sign of impending breakthroughs in AI and Quantum Computing?

Posted in Software on 15th Oct, 2017 03:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, machine learning, and deep learning have been hot for a few years.
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+23

Google pledges $1 billion to prepare workers for automation

Posted in Software on 14th Oct, 2017 04:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The 'Grow with Google' initiative can help people adapt with the changing nature of jobs.
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+23

Upcoming Bitcoin and Ethereum hard forks to implement software upgrades

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
A crypto-currency hard fork is a software upgrade that introduces a new rule to the network that isn’t compatible with the older software.
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+27

Alibaba to Spend $15 Billion on Moonshot projects with AI and Quantum Computer focus

Posted in Software on 12th Oct, 2017 09:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba will more than double research and development spending to $15 billion over the next 3 years.
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+26

Mark Zuckerberg: We want to get 1 billion people in virtual reality

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2017 07:51 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the key ways Facebook will get there is through the Oculus Go, a wireless VR headset that will sell for just $200.
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+33

This supercomputer can detect brain tumours

Posted in Software on 10th Oct, 2017 03:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have trained a supercomputer to automatically detect brain tumours from scans with 90% accuracy.
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+25

Google Reveals Blueprint for Quantum Supremacy

Posted in Software on 6th Oct, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The ability of quantum machines to outperform classical computers is called quantum supremacy. Now Google says it has this goal firmly in its sights.
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+40

Microsoft acquires financially troubled social virtual reality app AltspaceVR

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2017 12:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The VR networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms to play games, watch videos and attend events.
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+27

Google's A.I. has nearly twice the IQ of Siri, study says; but a six-year-old child is smarter than both

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2017 12:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Google's 2016 AI IQ score was considerably higher than it was in 2014.
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+31

AI will eliminate 1.8M jobs but create 2.3M by 2020, claims Gartner

Posted in Software on 3rd Oct, 2017 10:01 AM
by Alex Muller
AI will augment workers and be a 'net job creator' by 2020 according to new research, which Gartner touted.
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