- News tagged "ai"
Thursday, 20 Oct 2016
The company claims its technology is able to recognize the words in a conversation as well as a human being.
Friday, 30 Sep 2016
Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM
In an attempt to democratize artificial intelligence, Microsoft is doing a major company re-org. Furthermore, to address issues surrounding AI, it's forming a partnership with several Silicon Valley heavyweights.
Thursday, 14 Jul 2016
Yahoo is bringing four new chat bots to Facebook Messenger, including ones for news, weather, finance, and even a virtual pet monkey that can swap emojis with you.
Thursday, 5 May 2016
Siri's creators are slated to publicly unveil Viv, their new virtual assistant, early next week. But unlike Siri, Viv's goal is to be integrated into devices everywhere, including things as different as TVs, cars, and connected devices.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2016
TensorFlow, Google's open-source deep learning software, is about to get a lot more powerful. Version 0.8 allows users to run it over multiple machines simultaneously, instead of just a single one, which means smarter neural networks in a lot less time.
Monday, 28 Mar 2016
Researchers at IBM have released a paper which features a concept they invented for a new type of chip called a Resistive Processing Unit (RPU). A single RPU could potentially achieve AlphaGo's level of intelligence, while a thousand could enable breakthroughs in AI capabilities.
Thursday, 24 Mar 2016
Meant to be used by Microsoft to experiment with and conduct research on conversational understanding, Tay is designed to get smarter the more you chat with her.
Monday, 4 Jan 2016
The Facebook CEO is going to get his very own AI assistant alike Jarvis from the Iron Man movies, and he’ll do it the same way Tony Stark did – by himself.
Monday, 14 Dec 2015
Elon Musk thinks that unregulated AI development could give rise to an intelligence that ends up destroying us all. Here's how he intends to make sure it doesn't happen.
Monday, 27 Jan 2014
According to reports and rumors, Google is in the midst of acquiring artificial intelligence firm DeepMind for US$400 million.