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Tags results for 'computer'

This amazing device gives those who are nearly blind the power of reading

Posted in Hardware on 8th Nov, 2013 04:33 AM
by AlexMuller
The glasses can interpret nearby visual inputs, including letters, faces, objects, products and places, bus numbers and traffic lights.

Carnegie Mellon computer searches web 24/7 to analyze images and teach itself common sense

Posted in Software on 23rd Nov, 2013 01:58 AM
by AlexMuller
NEIL program labels images, learns associations with minimal help from people

We will buy 285 million tablets next year, and almost 400 million in 2017

Posted in Business on 27th Nov, 2013 02:36 AM
by AlexMuller
Next year, tablet sales will make up a full 50 percent of all PC sales, when you define a PC as one of a tablet, desktop, or laptop.

Battle over Glass etiquette erupts in another Seattle diner

Posted in Business on 30th Nov, 2013 02:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Glass has been available to early adopters for nearly nine months, and some merchants are doing their best to keep it out of their establishments.

Face-reading software that can detect your emotions

Posted in Software on 2nd Dec, 2013 01:32 AM
by AlexMuller
Developers will be able to use the software to tell whether you’re enjoying a particular advertisement, or reacting negatively to a streaming video.

Eye-tracking takes a step towards the mainstream with Tobii’s new dev engine

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Dec, 2013 10:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Eye-tracking is going to be a big deal for consumers very soon.

New algorithm finds you, even in untagged photos

Posted in Online on 8th Dec, 2013 01:03 AM
by AlexMuller
A new algorithm designed at the University of Toronto could change the way we find photos among the billions on social media sites such as Facebook and Flickr.

OpenBCI opens up low cost brain-wave-controlled experimentation to everyone

Posted in Hardware on 13th Dec, 2013 01:54 AM
by AlexMuller
The idea with OpenBCI is to allow you to control your computer with your mind.

What Nanotube Computers Mean To Moore's Law

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2013 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Stanford scientists have built a nanotube computer, an engineering feat that points to continuing advances in computational performance.

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt like a brain

Posted in Hardware on 30th Dec, 2013 02:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Computer scientists seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.

The NSA is racing to build a quantum computer capable of cracking strong encryption

Posted in Software on 4th Jan, 2014 01:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Strong encryption standards are widely used to encrypt communications and secure financial transactions.

China’s hardware explosion: All devices are getting smart

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2014 01:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Chinese hardware industry experienced viral growth in 2013.

An AI Chip to Help Computers Understand Images

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jan, 2014 01:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Hardware designed specifically to run complex neural networks could let personal devices make sense of the world.

Facial Recognition App For Glass Challenges Google's Ban on the Technology

Posted in Online on 12th Jan, 2014 11:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Facial recognition technology is, in some ways, the epitome of the loss of privacy in a digital world.

Experimental Surgery Aims to Revive a Paralyzed Limb

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2014 09:33 PM
by AlexMuller
A paralyzed man will receive experimental surgery connecting a brain chip to systems that activate muscles in his arm.

A smart-object recognition algorithm that doesn’t need humans

Posted in Software on 18th Jan, 2014 01:13 AM
by AlexMuller
An algorithm that can accurately identify objects in images or video sequences, without human calibration.

With Emotion Recognition Algorithms, Computers Know What You're Thinking

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2014 11:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Algorithms that can read human emotions to maximize advertising and market research campaigns.

The Search For Actually Useful Apps On Google Glass

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jan, 2014 10:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Ones that make smart glasses seem cool rather than creepy.

Wearables with a purpose:

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jan, 2014 10:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Emotiv rallies the community to build a mind controlled wheelchair.

U.S. Computer Scientists Reject Mass Surveillance

Posted in Online on 27th Jan, 2014 12:13 AM
by AlexMuller
An open letter from 50 researchers asks the U.S. government to take certain steps to uphold privacy.

Samsung’s Google Glass competitor, 'Galaxy Glass' could debut in September

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jan, 2014 11:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Samsung’s own take on Google Glass could be coming sooner than you think.

Is Google Cornering the Market on Deep Learning?

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2014 01:51 AM
by AlexMuller
A cutting-edge corner of science is being wooed by Silicon Valley, to the dismay of some academics.

Creepy new Google Glass app can identify whoever you’re looking at

Posted in Hardware on 5th Feb, 2014 11:13 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s called NameTag, and in Robocop-like fashion, the app can scan a person’s face and compare it to a records database consisting of millions of people.

Dyson invests £5m in robotic vision lab with Imperial

Posted in Hardware on 9th Feb, 2014 10:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Dyson, the engineering company best known for its bagless vacuum cleaners, is to invest £5m in a robotics lab at Imperial College, London.

Google’s “Project Tango” is a smartphone with Kinect-style computer vision

Posted in Software on 21st Feb, 2014 01:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is launching yet another crazy moonshot project. Project Tango squeezes computer vision technology into a smartphone. eases kids into programming with Flappy Bird

Posted in Online on 28th Feb, 2014 04:47 AM
by AlexMuller
The Flappy Bird phenomenon may inspire the next generation of coders. That’s what one computer-science group is counting on.

Steering wheel camera 'detects angry drivers'

Posted in Software on 16th Mar, 2014 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
A concept to embed facial recognition cameras into steering wheels to detect angry or upset drivers is being worked on by researchers.

New AI lets your smartphone identify objects

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Mar, 2014 12:31 AM
by AlexMuller
The Purdue team developed new software and hardware and showed how a smartphone could run deep learning on its own.

Google and Ray-Ban deal to offer 'more stylish' Glass

Posted in Hardware on 26th Mar, 2014 04:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is teaming up with the designer firm behind Ray-Ban and Oakley in an attempt to make its wearable technology desirable beyond the "geek" community.

Google Glass Livestream App Makes Broadcasting Your Vision Even Easier

Posted in Hardware on 8th Apr, 2014 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
The new Livestream app for Google Glass makes showing the entire world exactly what you're looking at easier than before.

Intel is Experimenting With Fully Immersed Cooling for Computers

Posted in Hardware on 11th Apr, 2014 02:04 AM
by AlexMuller
Forget your watercooled gaming rig: Intel is experimenting with a cooling system which fully immerses the entirety of a computer's electronics in liquid to increase efficiency.

Google Glass to go on sale for one day

Posted in Hardware on 13th Apr, 2014 01:10 AM
by AlexMuller
The high price will be likely to deter many enthusiasts, who may be forced to wait for price reductions.

Google develops computer vision accurate enough to solve its own CAPTCHAs

Posted in Software on 17th Apr, 2014 11:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Google researchers say that they've developed an algorithm that can accurately solve Google's own CAPTCHA puzzles.

Synchronized oscillators may allow for computing that works like the brain

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2014 10:56 PM
by AlexMuller
It would use a fraction of the energy necessary for today’s computers, according to the engineers.

No, A 'Supercomputer' Did NOT Pass The Turing Test For The First Time And Everyone Should Know Better

Posted in Software on 11th Jun, 2014 12:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Almost everything about the story is bogus.

Search program aims to teach itself everything about any visual concept

Posted in Software on 15th Jun, 2014 01:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have created a computer program that they claim “teaches everything there is to know about any visual concept.”

Israel and China sign $300M nanotech-computer science deal

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jun, 2014 12:21 AM
by AlexMuller
The Chinese are looking for partners in order to excel their innovation process.

Chip in paralyzed man's brain lets him move his own hand

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2014 03:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Although the power of thought has been used in the past to move artificial limbs, this is the first time that a quadriplegic has been able to move one of his own.

How gaming can be used to promote learning and enhance education

Posted in Games on 15th Jul, 2014 02:00 AM
by Richard Chatwin
The general view towards video games is changing and now people are starting to seriously think about how they can be applied to education.

Microsoft Research demos Project Adam, machine-learning object-recognition software

Posted in Software on 19th Jul, 2014 12:12 AM
by AlexMuller
The goal of Project Adam is to enable software to visually recognize any object.

Elon Musk calls Artificial Intelligence 'potentially more dangerous than nukes'

Posted in Software on 6th Aug, 2014 02:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Musk is a major investor in AI startup Vicarious, which is focused on creating the next generation of AI-powered algorithms.

Britons spend more time on tech than asleep, study suggests

Posted in Online on 7th Aug, 2014 11:12 PM
by AlexMuller
UK adults spend an average of eight hours and 41 minutes a day on media devices, compared with the average night's sleep of eight hours and 21 minutes.

Google begins developing its own quantum computer chips

Posted in Hardware on 4th Sep, 2014 12:35 AM
by AlexMuller
Google has been researching potential applications of quantum computing since it bought a D-Wave quantum annealing computer with NASA.

Is Screen Time Bad For Your Eyes?

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2014 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
There’s no direct evidence that TVs, computers, or cell phones cause nearsightedness.

Brain-computer interface enables stroke sufferer to communicate

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2014 02:07 AM
by AlexMuller
By enabling users to communicate and control devices with their thoughts, brain-computer interfaces (BCI) hold almost a scary amount of potential.

'Steve Jobs had a very deep understanding of history.' Here’s why all engineers should, too.

Posted in Business on 23rd Oct, 2014 12:50 AM
by AlexMuller
“I think great innovators tend to know the data points that got us to where we are.”

A brain decoder that could read your inner thoughts

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Nov, 2014 09:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have figured out how to read the words of our inner monologue, a finding that could help people who cannot physically speak to communicate with the world.

Brain-to-brain interface via Internet replicated, improved

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2014 11:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have successfully replicated a direct brain-to-brain connection between pairs of people as part of a study following the team’s initial demonstration a year ago.

Google makes big advances in image recognition and computer vision

Posted in Software on 19th Nov, 2014 10:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Google have created AI software that can describe the contents of photographs far more accurately than ever before.

Robots face new test of creative abilities

Posted in Software on 21st Nov, 2014 10:57 PM
by AlexMuller
A US professor is proposing a new way to test whether artificial intelligence (AI) is on a par with that of humans.

Deep-learning startup MetaMind launches with $8M from Benioff & Khosla Ventures

Posted in Software on 7th Dec, 2014 12:08 AM
by AlexMuller
MetaMind may have the ability to understand images and text better than any other available technology out there.

Saving information on a computer boosts human memory resources for new information

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2014 10:30 PM
by AlexMuller
The simple act of saving something, such as a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next.

AI as good as primates at visual object recognition

Posted in Software on 19th Dec, 2014 09:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Deep neural networks have studied millions of images and some can now recognize the objects in all of these images in a similar manner and speed to primates.

Computer program 'perfect at poker'

Posted in Games on 10th Jan, 2015 11:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have created a computer program they say is the perfect poker player and never makes a mistake.

Computers 'judge personality better than friends'

Posted in Software on 13th Jan, 2015 07:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Computers can be better at predicting our personality than our friends and family, an experiment with tens of thousands of volunteers has indicated.

Baidu image recognition has fewer errors than Google and is claimed to be close to human level

Posted in Software on 18th Jan, 2015 07:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Baidu has a state -of-the-art image recognition system, Deep Image, developed using end-to-end deep learning.

Deep learning startup Clarifai offers video analysis

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2015 06:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A startup with a service for recognizing images, today introduced a pretty nifty new capability. Now their technology can quickly point out the things that appear in videos.

Microsoft researchers say their newest deep learning system beats humans, and Google

Posted in Software on 11th Feb, 2015 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The AI got a 4.94 error rate for image classification in the ImageNet data set compared with a 5.1 percent error rate for humans.

Training AIs to understand sentiments conveyed by images

Posted in Software on 13th Feb, 2015 06:30 PM
by AlexMuller
‪Once trained, the AI can be used to determine what sentiments (feelings) that a given image is likely to elicit.

Google's Vint Cerf warns of 'digital Dark Age'

Posted in Software on 16th Feb, 2015 05:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Vint Cerf, a 'father of the internet', says he is worried that all the images and documents we have been saving on computers will eventually be lost.

Will 2015 be the year our smartphones link up to our brains?

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2015 11:45 PM
by AlexMuller
A company called Thync thinks so.

A 'visual Turing test' of a computer's understanding of images

Posted in Software on 13th Mar, 2015 02:30 PM
by AlexMuller
A new way to evaluate how well computers can understand the relationships between objects in photographs, videos, and other images.

A brain-machine interface to control a prosthetic hand

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2015 03:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Non-invasive technique allows amputee to control prosthetic hand by his thoughts.

Scientists close in on computers that work like the human brain

Posted in Hardware on 12th Apr, 2015 08:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have made a new breakthrough that may make possible brain-like computing capabilities.

Human Brain Inspires New Computer Memory System

Posted in Hardware on 29th Apr, 2015 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Mechanisms involved in next-generation magnetic memory could be used as artificial synapses in a new type of brain-inspired computer.

IBM's Watson artificial intelligence to speed up cancer care

Posted in Software on 6th May, 2015 08:02 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM's supercomputer Watson will be used to make decisions about cancer care in 14 hospitals in the US and Canada, it has been announced.

New memory cells could lead to bionic brains, and human-like computers

Posted in Hardware on 12th May, 2015 11:12 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have created an electronic memory cell that mimics the way that human brains work.

MIT deep-learning system autonomously learns to identify objects

Posted in Software on 15th May, 2015 06:00 PM
by AlexMuller
A deep-learning system designed to recognize and classify scenes has also learned how to recognize individual objects.

Wolfram launches online computer vision system

Posted in Software on 17th May, 2015 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The deep learning system will get better with experience, so test out it's current abilities for yourself

OculusVR buys computer vision startup to help the Rift understand the world

Posted in Games on 27th May, 2015 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The Rift understands where you are looking and how you’re moving your body, and now, it may soon understand the space around you.

BBC develops 'mind-control TV' headset for iPlayer app

Posted in Online on 18th Jun, 2015 07:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Users can turn on and operate the app by concentrating or relaxing their minds.

Computers can now know what we’re doing

Posted in Software on 19th Jul, 2015 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
We dont have fully human-like artificial intelligence just yet, but we're steadily teaching computers how to see, read, and understand our world in complex ways.

Brain-inspired algorithms may make for optimized computational networks

Posted in Software on 21st Jul, 2015 12:21 AM
by AlexMuller
The developing brain eliminates unneeded connections between neurons.

AI triumphs at Pictionary-like sketch recognition task

Posted in Software on 23rd Jul, 2015 12:22 AM
by AlexMuller
An artificial intelligence system has beaten humans at a sketch-recognition task.

Rise of facial recognition queried by US agency

Posted in Software on 2nd Aug, 2015 11:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Facial recognition systems are increasingly being used in public areas, such as shopping centers.

A precision brain-controlled prosthesis nearly as good as one-finger typing

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2015 11:42 PM
by AlexMuller
May allow people with ALS or spinal cord injuries to communicate faster and more accurately.

Eye tracking will help the paralyzed talk to the outside world

Posted in Medicine on 10th Aug, 2015 05:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers are developing systems that use eye tracking for communication.

Gartner Says the Internet of Things Installed Base Will Grow to 26 Billion Units By 2020

Posted in Hardware on 16th Aug, 2015 08:22 PM
by AlexMuller
IoT, which excludes PCs, tablets and phones, will grow to 26B units installed in 2020, almost a 30-fold increase from 0.9B in 2009.

IBM Introduces Researchers To Their Artificial Brain

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2015 11:40 PM
by AlexMuller
By stringing chips together researchers can build an artificial neural network. The version that IBM just debuted is roughly equivalent to the computing capacity of a rat's brain.

Singularity University students use AI so the blind may see the world

Posted in Software on 21st Aug, 2015 12:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Aipoly is an intelligent assistant for the visually impaired that empowers them to explore and understand their surroundings through computer vision and audio ­feedback.

Engineers Create Brain-Machine Interface for Controlling Robot Exoskeleton

Posted in Science on 29th Aug, 2015 10:29 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of engineers from Germany and Korea has developed a brain-machine control interface for a lower limb exoskeleton.

Microsoft patent lets Kinect make a physical 3D model of your face

Posted in Software on 12th Sep, 2015 04:11 AM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has been granted a patent for tech that converts the 3D scan data collected by the Kinect gaming sensor into a real physical replica of the scanned object.

AI system solves SAT geometry questions as well as average American 11th-grade student

Posted in Software on 24th Sep, 2015 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
GeoS uses computer vision to interpret diagrams, natural language processing to read and understand text, and a geometric solver.

People in different buildings linked brain to brain

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2015 06:41 PM
by AlexMuller
The first brain-to-brain telepathy-like communication between two participants via the Internet has been performed by University of Washington researchers.

AI machine achieves IQ test score of young child

Posted in Software on 7th Oct, 2015 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
All await the next chapters in artificial intelligence to see what more a machine can do to mimic human intelligence.

Is your AI as smart as an 8th grader? Prove it to Paul Allen's AI2 for a shot to win $50K

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2015 12:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Each AI system will have to answer a large set of multiple-choice science questions set at the 8th grade level. (13 to 14 years old).

Forget Humans vs. Machines: It’s a Humans + Machines Future

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2015 04:12 AM
by AlexMuller
We’re trying to augment human intelligence with AI, not replicate it, stressed Modha.

Affordable camera reveals hidden details invisible to the eye

Posted in Hardware on 19th Oct, 2015 10:32 PM
by AlexMuller
HyperCam may enable consumers of the future to use a cell phone to tell which piece of fruit is perfectly ripe or if a work of art is genuine, and other things.

Deep Learning Researchers Create System that Annotates Video

Posted in Software on 29th Oct, 2015 11:17 AM
by AlexMuller
"The experiments show that our approach is able to generate multiple sentences or a paragraph for a long video and achieves the state-of-the-art results"

Facebook to share AI advances in image understanding

Posted in Online on 4th Nov, 2015 12:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook hopes artificial intelligence will be able to help blind people 'see' images by enabling our computers to distinguish what is in a picture.

Toyota to spend $1bn on artificial intelligence project in Silicon Valley

Posted in Software on 7th Nov, 2015 11:59 AM
by AlexMuller
The investment, which will be spread over five years, comes on top of $50m Toyota announced earlier for artificial intelligence research at Stanford and MIT.

Fastest brain-computer-interface speller developed

Posted in Hardware on 7th Nov, 2015 11:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Allows paralyzed patients to communicate at 60 characters per minute

I’m going to make artificial intelligence that predicts what happens in videos

Posted in Software on 10th Nov, 2015 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Yann Lecun, Facebook's director of AI, reveals his ideas for the future of AI in an interview with New Scientist.

Researchers create synthetic synapse that could lead to more intelligent machines

Posted in Hardware on 12th Nov, 2015 04:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have reported the development of a first-of-its-kind synthetic synapse that mimics the plasticity of the human brain.

Exponential Medicine: AI Better Than Your Doctor at Finding Cancer

Posted in Software on 13th Nov, 2015 05:05 PM
by AlexMuller
'If you detect cancer early, your probability of survival is 10 times higher.'

Japanese AI Bot Blitzes Uni Entrance Exam

Posted in Software on 17th Nov, 2015 05:46 PM
by AlexMuller
An artificial intelligence engine received such high scores on a standardised test that it’d have an 80 per cent chance of getting into a Japanese university.

Google Glass helps cardiologists complete difficult coronary artery blockage surgery

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Nov, 2015 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Cardiologists have used Google Glass in a challenging surgical procedure, successfully clearing a blockage in the coronary artery.

Artificial intelligence in healthcare to replace jobs

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2015 09:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Technological innovations not only reinforce change but they also transform the future of industries, whether we like it or not

Cambridge University launches centre to study AI and the future of intelligence

Posted in Software on 3rd Dec, 2015 04:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Freed of biological constraints, machines might one day become much more intelligent than humans. What would this mean for us?

Google says D-Wave quantum computer is more than 100 million times faster than a normal chip

Posted in Hardware on 9th Dec, 2015 06:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Google appears to be more confident about the technical capabilities of its D-Wave 2X quantum computer.

Computers are getting closer to copying the way humans learn

Posted in Software on 11th Dec, 2015 05:19 PM
by AlexMuller
A lot of work in machine learning, which is how we tackle AI, is centered around how to best represent objects and ideas so computers can understand them.

Sam Altman, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and others commit $1B to nonprofit artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI

Posted in Software on 12th Dec, 2015 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
'The research will focus on positive human impact.'

Facewatch 'thief recognition' CCTV on trial in UK stores

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2015 10:03 PM
by AlexMuller
A scheme widely used by UK stores to identify criminals is testing facial recognition technology, the BBC has learned.

Facebook says its object detection tech has improved by 60% in one year

Posted in Software on 19th Dec, 2015 07:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook placed second in the 2015 Microsoft Common Objects in Context image recognition competition, after Microsoft Research.

MIT scientists create algorithm that can make photographs more memorable

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2015 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The alogrithm can predict photo memorability at "near-human" levels

7 trends for artificial intelligence in 2016: 'Like 2015 on steroids'

Posted in Software on 21st Dec, 2015 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Its that time of the year again for predictions; TechRepublic caught up with some names in AI research to predict the year ahead:

Eric Schmidt: AI should have verification systems to avoid 'undesirable outcomes'

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Dec, 2015 08:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Schmidt calls for the makers of AIs to follow three guiding principles:

Algorithm turns smartphones into 3D scanners

Posted in Software on 29th Dec, 2015 07:02 PM
by AlexMuller
The limitation with current 3D scanners is that the pattern projector and the camera have to precisely synchronized, which requires specialized and expensive hardware.

6 startups that could change the face of AI in 2016

Posted in Software on 29th Dec, 2015 07:33 PM
by AlexMuller
As part of the Hacker Unit accelerator program, the remote accelerator for disruptive startups, these companies aim to shape the future of AI.

Peter Diamandis lists his top 10 Breakthroughs for 2015

Posted in Software on 31st Dec, 2015 09:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Futurist and entrepreneur Peter Diamandis: As we near the end of 2015, here are my top 10 picks for 2015 technology breakthroughs.

Can Human-Machine Superintelligence Solve the World's Problems?

Posted in Science on 3rd Jan, 2016 10:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A combination of human and computer reasoning might be just what we need to solve the hardest problems in the world.

Quanergy Announces $250 Solid-State LIDAR for Cars, Robots, and More

Posted in Hardware on 11th Jan, 2016 01:17 AM
by AlexMuller
According to Quanergy, the S3 is better than traditional LIDAR in every way, and will make it easier for robots of all kinds to sense the world.

Jurgen Schmidhuber Explains the Big Expectations of AI

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2016 09:51 PM
by AlexMuller
'we can probably expect that once we have animal level AI, very soon afterwards we will have something like human-level AI and its not going to stop there.'

Next Big Test for AI: Making Sense of the World

Posted in Software on 26th Jan, 2016 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
A new database will gauge progress in artificial intelligence, as computers try to grasp what’s going on in scenes shown in photographs.

Ben Goertzel on Artificial General Intelligence and its boader implications

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2016 07:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Soon, AI researcher Ben Goertzel predicts, an AGI will be created that will do to the field what Sputnik did for space.

$60M Chip That Will Connect Human Brains to Computers Is In The Works

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jan, 2016 05:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The chip is designed to translate signals sent by neurons into the ones and zeros that computers understand, and vice versa.

Will the robot revolution bring economic meltdown?

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2016 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Uber and Airbnb. Self-driving cars and Drones. You don't have to be a Silicon Valley veteran to notice that tech seems to be eating everything these days.

An evolutionary approach to AI learning

Posted in Software on 2nd Feb, 2016 05:47 PM
by AlexMuller
AI guru Nick Bostrom highlights the crucial importance of the goal setting process when building a superintelligence.

Will AI Investors Outsmart the Market?

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2016 08:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Deep learning could be good 'for extracting hidden trends, information, and relationships'.

Artificial Intelligence in Business: 10 Important Statistics

Posted in Business on 8th Feb, 2016 02:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Artificial intelligence is a rapidly growing trend in the business world.

Powering brain implants without wires with thin-film wireless power.

Posted in Science on 9th Feb, 2016 06:44 PM
by AlexMuller
Avoids risk of infections through skull opening and leakage of cerebrospinal fluid, and allows for free-moving subjects and more flexible uses of brain-computer interfaces.

Impact of automation puts up to 85% of jobs in developing countries at risk

Posted in Software on 9th Feb, 2016 06:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Most investors by surveyed by Citi feel automation poses a major challenge to societies, but automation will boost productivity.

When machines can do any job, what will humans do?

Posted in Business on 15th Feb, 2016 05:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Rice University computer scientist Moshe Vardi expects that within 30 years, machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.

Where Artificial Intelligence Is Now and What’s Just Around the Corner

Posted in Hardware on 16th Feb, 2016 08:01 PM
by AlexMuller
'For 50 years, we've ideated about this idea of AI. But it's only been in the last few years that we've seen a fundamental transformation in this technology.'

The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2016 09:08 PM
by AlexMuller
The question is whether the current pace of automation may in the shorter term increase inequality.

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$135 billion in 2019

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2016 11:07 AM
by AlexMuller
IDC forecasts global spending on robotics to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17% from more than US$71 billion in 2015 to US$135.4 billion in 2019.

Google AI doesn't need geotags to figure out a photo's location

Posted in Software on 26th Feb, 2016 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
The new deep-learning program churns through millions of photos to determine the best match.

Pentagon Research Could Make 'Brain Modem' a Reality

Posted in Science on 28th Feb, 2016 12:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Until recently, an impossible technological feat: developing a high-bandwidth neural interface that would allow people to beam data from their minds to external devices and back.

AI learns to understand and predict human behaviour by reading our fiction

Posted in Software on 29th Feb, 2016 11:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed a novel means of teaching artificial intelligence how to predict human responses to actions and events.

AI 'should be used to give children one-on-one tutoring'

Posted in Software on 11th Mar, 2016 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Academics argue AI could radically transform our education system for the better, but is being held back by funding.

Artificial intelligence: Google's AlphaGo beats Go master Lee Sedol

Posted in Software on 12th Mar, 2016 08:29 PM
by AlexMuller
A computer program has beaten a master Go player 3-0 in a best-of-five competition, in what is seen as a landmark for AI.

Rodney Brooks Gives 3 Tips for Young People Interested in A.I.

Posted in Business on 13th Mar, 2016 08:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The former director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab has some interesting suggestions on how to advance the field:

Facebook is donating servers to speed up Artificial Intelligence research

Posted in Software on 14th Mar, 2016 05:11 PM
by AlexMuller
The big tech companies investing in AI research, as studies suggest that the impact of AI over the next decades will be enormous.

The Robot Revolution: Breakthroughs You Should Watch For

Posted in Software on 15th Mar, 2016 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Soon, robots will be commanding professions where accuracy and patience are key.

Google's Eric Schmidt says robots will take our jobs and the rise of AI is a natural progression

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2016 02:10 PM
by AlexMuller
"There's no question that as AI becomes more pervasive, people doing routine, repetitive tasks will be at risk."

South Korean government announces nearly $1 billion in AI funding

Posted in Software on 17th Mar, 2016 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
SK announced it would spend 1T won (US$840 million) by 2020 to forward AI. It seems that everyone wants to get in on the AI revolution.

This Amazing Computer Chip Is Made of Live Brain Cells

Posted in Hardware on 18th Mar, 2016 07:42 PM
by AlexMuller
So what if we could harness the power of the human brain by using actual brain cells to power the next generation of computers?

Exploring the risks of artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 21st Mar, 2016 10:49 AM
by AlexMuller
'Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten.'

Microsoft shuts Twitter AI bot after it learns racism from Twitter users

Posted in Software on 25th Mar, 2016 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft launched an AI on Twitter for a playful chat with people, only to silence it within 24 hours as users started sharing racist and offensive comments with the bot.

The race is on to develop and control Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2016 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
The tech industry’s biggest companies, like Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Facebook, are jockeying to become the go-to platform for A.I.

In Contrast to Tay, Microsoft's Chinese Chatbot, Xiaolce, Is Actually Pleasant

Posted in Online on 28th Mar, 2016 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Trolls turned Tay into a monster in less than a day, but China's Xiaolce is a therapeutic A.I.

Lawrence Livermore National Lab and IBM build brain-inspired computer

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2016 09:13 AM
by AlexMuller
The project is focusing on cognitive AI tasks such as pattern recognition and sensory processing.

Paul Allen doubles down on artificial intelligence research in Seattle

Posted in Software on 2nd Apr, 2016 08:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Allen's AI2 project is attempting a much bigger challenge than Go; teaching a computer to be a mastermind in all disciplines of science.

Facebook lets blind people understand photos with the help of AI

Posted in Software on 5th Apr, 2016 12:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Facebook is launching a system which can "read" photos and tell visually impaired people what appears in them.

Mass General will use artificial intelligence to improve hospital care

Posted in Software on 6th Apr, 2016 01:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Nvidia is partnering with the MGH Clinical Data Science Center, to advance health care with AI to improve detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management.

Jeff Hawkins Talks About What It Will Take To Create Intelligent Machines

Posted in Software on 6th Apr, 2016 02:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Numenta founder Jeff Hawkins spoke recently about the biological nature of intelligence and what it might mean for the development of AI.

The Curtains Will Peel Back on Viv Next Month

Posted in Online on 10th Apr, 2016 06:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Viv expands on the work of Siri with a powerful conversational interface that can be used for much more than finding out the weather forecast, or launching an app.

IBM putting Watson into Softbank Pepper robot

Posted in Business on 11th Apr, 2016 05:36 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM and SoftBank Robotics plans to offer a version of Watson for SoftBank Pepper robots, aimed at global enterprise customers.

The Rise of the Chat Bots

Posted in Software on 12th Apr, 2016 06:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Chatbots communicate with people in natural language. They are becoming popular and the companies that develop the software behind them are attracting serious venture capital.

OpenAI launches Gym, a toolkit for testing learning algorithms

Posted in Software on 28th Apr, 2016 12:05 PM
by AlexMuller
OpenAI, the nonprofit artificial intelligence research company established last year with backing from several Silicon Valley figures, today announced its first product:

Intelligent Machines: AI had IQ of four-year-old child

Posted in Software on 2nd May, 2016 03:25 PM
by AlexMuller
An artificial intelligence system at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has taken an IQ test designed for a young child.

Deep neural networks that identify shapes nearly as well as humans

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2016 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
'we’re on the right track in developing machines with a visual system and vocabulary as flexible and versatile as ours.'

More on the OpenAI "Robot Gym" for Artificial Intelligence Training

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2016 04:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Elon Musk has developed a $1 billion-program "Robot Gym" to train AI. He says he wanted the robots to be as versatile as humans when it comes to thinking.

Artificial intelligence course creates AI teaching assistant

Posted in Online on 10th May, 2016 06:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Jill Watson is a virtual teaching assistant. She was one of nine teaching assistants in an AI online course. And none of the students guessed she wasn't a human.

Carnigie Mellon will host its first Neurohackathon to solve human brain research goals

Posted in Science on 22nd May, 2016 11:52 AM
by AlexMuller
'Getting these smart and creative young minds to look at neural data will bring 21st century tools and ideas to brain science research'

Google considers making a "big red button" to stop dangerous AI

Posted in Software on 4th Jun, 2016 07:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Google in conjunction with The Future of Humanity Institute, has released a study that determines how we would stop an AI if it were to go rogue.

Would you trust a bot? Conversational commerce depends on it

Posted in Software on 6th Jun, 2016 07:07 PM
by AlexMuller
As AI technology improves, the number of scenarios where a human needs to take over to answer questions will decrease.

Google moves closer to a universal quantum computer

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2016 08:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Combining the best of analog and digital approaches could yield a full-scale multipurpose quantum computer.

Google's Neven predicts in 10 years there will only be quantum machine learning and no machine learning on classical computers

Posted in Software on 11th Jun, 2016 09:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Google believes that quantum supremacy will advance its research in AI.

A Drug developed using artificial intelligence can slow the growth of cancer

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jun, 2016 11:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists said we were now in an explosive stage of merging advances in computing with medicine.

Stanford AI achieves 72-75.8% accuracy in understanding news articles

Posted in Software on 22nd Jun, 2016 10:41 AM
by AlexMuller
Enabling a computer to understand a document so that it can answer comprehension questions is a central goal of language processing.

Teaching Computers To Reason and Learn by Analogy

Posted in Science on 23rd Jun, 2016 11:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Using a structure mapping system based on analogy, researchers have created a system that allows machines to reason more like humans do.

IBM and Xprize open $5M A.I. competition to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges

Posted in Hardware on 24th Jun, 2016 05:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Can AI be harnessed to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges? IBM and Xprize want to find out.

Eyefluence wants us to control technology with our eyes

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jul, 2016 01:52 PM
by AlexMuller
What if you could control a computer screen with just your eyes? Well that’s the vision of Eyefluence, a Silicon Valley-based startup.

Eye-tracking system blurs the lines for immersive VR

Posted in Software on 23rd Jul, 2016 01:28 AM
by AlexMuller
Nvidia has developed a rendering technique that allows that wasted processing power to be redirected to allow developers to create more immersive VR.

How to speed up your PC for gaming, as cheaply as possible: A guide

Posted in Reviews on 26th Jul, 2016 07:41 PM
by Joe Thomas
This will mean taking some simple and free steps to speed up your current system.

Why is now the time for artificial intelligence?

Posted in Science on 13th Aug, 2016 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
A.I. has been on the cusp of the mainstream for the past 40 years, but 2016 is the year it’s become a buzzword.

Samsung turns IBM's brain-like chip into a digital eye

Posted in Hardware on 13th Aug, 2016 06:21 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM created a computer chip that works like a brain. Now, Samsung has used it to create a biologically inspired digital eye.

IBM’s New Artificial Neurons a Big Step Toward Powerful Brain-Like Computers

Posted in Hardware on 15th Aug, 2016 07:05 PM
by AlexMuller
The chip’s components behave strikingly similar to biological neurons and perform complicated computations rapidly with little energy.

The first 5 A.I. 'employees' you will hire

Posted in Business on 16th Aug, 2016 05:32 PM
by AlexMuller
AIs will shake up entire markets, and it all starts with employees.

Elon Musk's OpenAI continues to poach talent

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2016 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Since announced in December 2015, Elon Musk and Sam Altman's OpenAI has recruited some of the foremost names in modern artificial intelligence research.

Intel Bets Big on Deep Learning

Posted in Software on 19th Aug, 2016 08:54 PM
by AlexMuller
In a deal rivaling Google's acquisition of DeepMind, Intel has agreed to acquire Nervana Systems, a company that specializes in deep learning technology.

AI to explain its conclusions and its reasoning to humans

Posted in Software on 19th Aug, 2016 09:16 PM
by AlexMuller
AI systems offer tremendous benefits, but their effectiveness would be limited by a machine's inability to explain its decisions and actions to humans.

Artificial Intelligence will chomp down a chunk of India’s present knowledge economy

Posted in Software on 28th Aug, 2016 12:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Artificial intelligence (AI) is capable of taking on tasks that require analytical skills.

Expert calls for long-term blueprint for China's AI industry

Posted in Hardware on 30th Aug, 2016 07:15 PM
by AlexMuller
In 2015, the global AI market stood at $127 billion, Tan said, adding the figure is predicted to reach $165 billion this year and to exceed $200 billion in 2018.

Researchers discover machines can learn by simply observing

Posted in Hardware on 31st Aug, 2016 10:01 PM
by AlexMuller
It is now possible for machines to learn how natural or artificial systems work by simply observing them, without being told what to look for.

7 Key Factors Driving the Artificial Intelligence Revolution

Posted in Business on 31st Aug, 2016 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Jacobstein imagines in a future in which there's a symbiosis between human and machine intelligence.

Will chatbots ever hold a 'real' conversation?

Posted in Business on 3rd Sep, 2016 04:14 AM
by AlexMuller
The biggest question seems to be whether chatbots can be useful enough to convincingly replace a complex human conversation.

Stressed? We're teaching computers to help handle our feelings

Posted in Software on 6th Sep, 2016 03:33 AM
by AlexMuller
A program that aims to deliver the right words at the right time

Google’s plan to develop super powerful quantum computers

Posted in Hardware on 7th Sep, 2016 12:54 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is developing a quantum computer that it believes will outperform the world’s top supercomputers, according to an August 31 New Scientist article.

IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence XPRIZE -Using AI in new ways to solve the World's biggest problems

Posted in Software on 8th Sep, 2016 02:31 PM
by AlexMuller
The goal is also to accelerate the understanding and adoption of AI’s most promising breakthroughs.

AI will eliminate 6 percent of US jobs in five years, says report

Posted in Business on 14th Sep, 2016 10:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Within 5 years AI will eliminate many positions in customer service, trucking and taxi services, amounting to 6 percent of jobs, according to a Forrester report.

Google, Facebook, Amazon join forces on future of AI

Posted in Software on 29th Sep, 2016 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's biggest technology companies are joining forces to consider the future of artificial intelligence.

RBS, NatWest and SEB banks employ virtual staff

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2016 09:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Customers at Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest may soon be sorting out issues with help from a virtual chatbot.

OK, Google - who will win the AI wars?

Posted in Software on 8th Oct, 2016 05:54 AM
by AlexMuller
"We're moving from a mobile first to an AI-first world."

DeepMind Unleashes Another AI Breakthrough

Posted in Software on 13th Oct, 2016 02:10 PM
by AlexMuller
The system can learn from examples like neural networks, but they can also store complex data like computers.

China Has Overtaken the U.S. In AI Research

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2016 09:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Lagging behind in AI research could put the U.S. at a disadvantage if other countries get the opportunity to dictate how the technology is used.

SARA seeks to give artificial intelligence people skills

Posted in Software on 16th Oct, 2016 09:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Using cameras and a microphone, the Socially Aware Robot Assistant is able to not only listen to your queries but take in how you are feeling about the interaction.

Predictions for A.I. and bots in the next 24 months

Posted in Business on 24th Oct, 2016 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
In the last twelve months, we've witnessed a huge surge in the development and adoption of chatbots, artificial intelligence (A.I.), and machine learning.

Supercomputers Are Now Running off of Solar Power

Posted in Hardware on 1st Nov, 2016 03:05 PM
by AlexMuller
New sustainable power supply systems are helping us to develop technologies that are more reliable and efficient than ever.

Light-based neural network could lead to super-fast AI

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2016 12:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Computers could not only act like brains, but respond as quickly.

Chinese Convict-spotting AI algorithm criticised

Posted in Software on 26th Nov, 2016 07:31 PM
by AlexMuller
An experiment to see whether computers can identify criminals based on their faces has been conducted in China.

Intelligence May Stem From a Basic Algorithm in the Human Brain

Posted in Science on 26th Nov, 2016 07:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Since artificial neural networks operate much like the brain, applying this formula may be the key to true versatile intelligence.

Cray and Microsoft accelerate deep learning training to minutes instead of weeks

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2016 02:35 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of researchers have been working on a project to speed up the use of deep learning algorithms on supercomputers.

Microsoft: 'Our Computer Vision Algorithms Have Surpassed Humans'

Posted in Software on 15th Dec, 2016 04:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The company is collaborating with leaders in a variety of areas to work towards the democratization of AI.

How AI will transform education in 2017

Posted in Business on 5th Feb, 2017 08:18 PM
by Alex Muller
Education has mostly followed the same structure for centuries, e.g., the “sage on a stage” and “assembly line” models.

4 Ways Tech Has Revolutionized Our Social Interactions

Posted in Online on 7th Feb, 2017 05:34 PM
by Alex Muller
There is a marked difference in how people interact with each other even in the last ten years.

Talking to a Computer May Soon to Diagnose Illness

Posted in Medicine on 14th Feb, 2017 05:29 PM
by Alex Muller
In recent years, technology has been producing more and more novel ways to diagnose and treat illness.

Elon Musk: Our Future Is Only Fruitful If We Connect Our Brains With Machines

Posted in Hardware on 17th Feb, 2017 03:19 PM
by Alex Muller
“I think we’ll end up doing universal basic income. It’s going to be necessary,” he suggested.

Unique Mobile users will pass 5.7 bn by 2020 which will be 75% of world population

Posted in Business on 28th Feb, 2017 05:53 PM
by Alex Muller
Subscriber growth over this period will be driven primarily by large Asia markets such as India.

As Moore's law ends, brain-like computers begin

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2017 03:44 PM
by Alex Muller
For five decades, Moore's law held up pretty well: Roughly every two years, the number of transistors one could fit on a chip doubled, all while costs steadily declined.

Several tech billionaires are openly or secretely funding mind computer interfacing projects

Posted in Hardware on 18th Mar, 2017 07:37 AM
by Alex Muller
DARPA says it is close to announcing $60 million in contracts under a program to create a “high-fidelity” brain interface.

Google's universal quantum computer could become world's fastest computer

Posted in Science on 23rd Apr, 2017 04:03 PM
by Alex Muller
The search giant plans to reach a milestone in computing history before the year is out.

Preference for watching TV shows on televisions plummets from 52% to 23% as PCs take over

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017 08:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Laptops and desktops have overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture.

Google open-sources mobile-first computer vision models for TensorFlow

Posted in Software on 15th Jun, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
It’s a move by Google to capitalise on a trend of increased local machine learning processing.

Google to make quantum computer faster than classical computers within 7 months

Posted in Software on 24th Jun, 2017 02:42 PM
by Alex Muller
A quantum computer with approximately 50 qubits will be capable of certain tasks beyond anything the fastest classical computers can do.

6 Things That Quantum Computers Will Be Incredibly Useful For

Posted in Software on 27th Jun, 2017 12:37 PM
by Alex Muller
While the power of quantum computing is impressive, it does not mean that existing software simply runs a billion times faster.

Google wants to sell quantum computing in the cloud

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2017 01:19 PM
by Alex Muller
It's taking steps to offer quantum tech beyond the lab.

China's supercomputer simulated the Universe with 10 trillion digital particles

Posted in Software on 31st Jul, 2017 04:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.

Why the education sector needs an AI reboot

Posted in Software on 6th Aug, 2017 02:25 PM
by Alex Muller
The idea of a total transformation of the workforce thanks to automation and machine learning is not part of the curriculum.

Study Predicts What People Look Like From Their DNA

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2017 05:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The predictive performance of this kind of approach is only likely to improve with larger sample sizes.

Amazon, Google, and Facebook join $300 million pledge to support computer science education

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2017 11:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Tech heavyweights pledged to commit $300 million to funding K-12 computer science programs in the U.S.

Intel Jumps Into Brain-Like Computing With New Self-Learning Chip

Posted in Hardware on 30th Sep, 2017 12:51 PM
by Alex Muller
Intel has become the latest tech company to decide that mimicking the brain’s hardware could be the next stage in the evolution of computing.

Steve Wozniak launches his own online tech education platform

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2017 08:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, is launching a new online tech education platform he's calling Woz U.

Why Google Is Poised to Hit the Next Critical Milestone in Quantum Computing

Posted in Hardware on 10th Dec, 2017 08:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Eyes are on the prize: a general purpose quantum computer.

Apple’s 'Everyone Can Code' program expands more broadly in Europe

Posted in Business on 19th Jan, 2018 08:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The program, which Apple designed to help students learn how to build apps, launched in May 2017 but was initially limited to the U.S.

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