Today, Google’s Open Images corpus for computer vision tasks got a boost with new visual relationships, human action annotations, and image-level labels, as well as a new form of multimodal annotation
Humans have no trouble recognizing objects and reasoning about their behaviors — it’s at the core of their cognitive development. Even as children, they group segments into objects based on motion and
Increasingly, researchers are using AI to transform historical footage — like the Apollo 16 moon landing and 1895 Lumière Brothers film “Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat station” — into high-resolution
Kubeflow, the freely available machine learning platform cofounded by developers at Google, Cisco, IBM, Red Hat, CoreOS, and CaiCloud, made its debut at the annual Kubecon conference in 2017. Three ye
The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus is a fluid situation changing by the day, and even by the hour. The growing worldwide public health emergency is threatening lives, but it’s also impacting busin
In a preprint paper, DeepMind described a new reinforcement learning technique that models human behavior in a potentially new and powerful way. It could lead to much more capable AI decision-making s
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg accepts that global tax reforms mean it may have to pay more taxes in different countries, according to excerpts of a speech he is due to deliver in Germany on Saturday.
On Thursday, Uber moved its target to achieve a measure of profitability forward by a year to the fourth quarter of 2020, but the ride-hailing company still expects to lose a total of more than $1 bil
Autonomous cars will prove critical to the future of cities, according to Raj Kapoor, Lyft’s chief strategy officer and head of business for self-driving. But he added that riders may need to adjust t
In 2019, both Amazon and Google ceded smart speaker market share to Chinese rivals, according to a survey published today by Strategy Analytics. The firm reports that of the 146.9 million units sold i
2019 was kind of a messy year for tech IPOs. It started well, but then it felt like everybody was rushing to “get out” before the economy went south or the window closed. We saw the rise and fall of b
EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton said on Monday it was up to Facebook to adapt to Europe’s standards, not the other way round, and he criticized the U.S. social media giant’s proposed internet
According to a recent study published by the University of Maryland, hackers attack every 39 seconds (or about 2,244 times a day), and they’re often successful. The average time to identify a breach i
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will commit $10 billion to fund scientists, activists, nonprofits, and other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate change, he said on Mond
Over the past decade the travel industry has seen waves of technological trends: mobile booking, voice search, augmented reality, and more. The use of robots in travel is one such trend. It’s changing
OnSiteIQ today announced that it has raised a $4.5 million series A round to grow its AI-powered safety analysis of 360-degree imagery from construction sites. In addition to supplying computer visio
From misdirected emails to accidental clicks of a mouse, a vast number of data breaches are caused by human error. Every day employees access the a company’s data, often sharing it across their compan
While women are climbing the ranks and holding leadership positions in the marketing industry, challenges still remain. In an effort to support women and celebrate their many accomplishments, mobile m
In this part of the series, we will introduce Recurrent Neural Networks aka RNNs that made a major breakthrough in predictive analytics for sequential data.
The Internet Society is raising awareness around the issues and challenges with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and the OTA IoT Trust Framework is promoting best practices in protection of user security and privacy.
A deep neural network provides state-of-the-art accuracy in many tasks, from object detection to speech recognition.
Reinforcement Learning is a Machine Learning method
Anki, the San Francisco-based robotics company that specialized in making smartphone-controlled toys, is shutting down this week, reports Recode.
To what extent will AI fundamentally change the way we work? What about the change management process? Will AI augment or replace testers?