Apple unveiled its new A14 Bionic processor with the aim of pushing ahead of other smartphone and tablet vendors on computing power and AI processing.
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Google's Kartta Labs projects leverages AI to recreate historical maps of cities.
Harvard researchers say the AI accurately forecast the impact of life-extending treatment or diets on mice.
Data.World, a startup providing data cataloging and mapping solutions, raised $26 million in fresh venture capital from a raft of investors.
Google today unveiled Google Meet Series One, meeting room hardware that brings its AI-powered video calling features to businesses.
AI-powered virtual agents and chatbots not only help businesses slash the call center costs, but dramatically improve customer relationships as well.
Researchers devised a way to predict the failure rates of safety-critical machine learning systems used in self-driving cars, robotic surgery, and planes.
DeepMind researchers propose using board games and simulated environments to train AI agents to learn manipulation skills.
The police air force in the UK is trialing drone technologies to help on-the-ground officers.
IBM lays out its quantum system roadmap and plans to scale the technology as competition in the market heats up.
During a virtual keynote to kick off its Baidu World 2020 conference, Baidu announced updates across its AI product portfolio, including new earbuds.
IBM’s crewless AI-powered ship is due to begin roaming the oceans this month, collecting vital data about something we still know incredibly little about.
A driverless car isn't driven by a person but is controlled by a system of sensors and processors. In many countries, tests of autonomous driving have been happening for years. Germany wants to permit driverless cars across the country by 2022. As the technology develops, researchers are continuing to explore ways to make the algorithms used to make driving decisions better, and roadways safer.
Army looks to hybrid-electric rotary engine for future of propulsion and auxiliary power.
Over the past few decades, research teams worldwide have developed machine learning and deep learning techniques that can achieve human-comparable performance on a variety of tasks. Some of these models were also trained to play renowned board or videogames, such as the Ancient Chinese game Go or Atari arcade games, in order to further assess their capabilities and performance.
From Alexa and Siri to translation programs and computer-generated news, anything seems possible these days.The Media Technology Center is searching for applications that could lend a hand with day-to-day editorial work.