Biofourmis raises $100 million for AI remote medical tools

Biofourmis, a company developing platforms for AI remote patient monitoring and triage, has raised $100 million in venture capital.

03 September 2020, venturebeat.com

ACCC partners with five overseas counterparts to tackle global competition concerns

It will work with watchdogs in the UK, US, Canada, and New Zealand on competition issues like those in the digital tech giants space.

03 September 2020, zdnet.com

Sweeping change: Fintech committee offers 'quick wins' fix to Australian ecosystem

The Senate committee probing fintech and regtech has made 32 recommendations. Here's everything they say could fix the problems with financial services innovation in Australia.

03 September 2020, zdnet.com


These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat

Schools across the US are using Edgenuity, an online learning platform that offers virtual classes for students. Some classes involve short-answer questions that are graded by an AI — and some students have figured out how to game it.

03 September 2020, theverge.com

Fujitsu and Tokyo Shinagawa Hospital to develop AI for COVID-19 pneumonia diagnosis

In a bid to help automate the process of examining chest CT scans.

03 September 2020, zdnet.com

High throughput assessment of biomarkers in tissue microarrays using artificial intelligence: PTEN loss as a proof-of-principle in multi-center prostate cancer cohorts

With only a limited number of clinical trials of artificial intelligence in medicine thus far, the first guidelines for protocols and reporting arrive at an opportune time. Better protocol design, along with consistent and complete data presentation, will greatly facilitate interpretation and validation of these trials, and will help the field to move forward.

03 September 2020, nature.com


Autonomous robot plays with NanoLEGO

Atoms and molecules behave in a completely different way to macroscopic objects and each brick requires its own 'instruction manual'. Scientists have now developed an artificial intelligence system that autonomously learns how to grip and move individual molecules using a scanning tunneling microscope.

03 September 2020, sciencedaily.com

AI Jesus writes Bible-inspired verse

AI has found religion.

02 September 2020, techxplore.com

Predictive placentas: Using AI to protect mothers' future pregnancies

After a baby is born, doctors sometimes examine the placenta—the organ that links the mother to the baby—for features that indicate health risks in any future pregnancies. Unfortunately, this is a time-consuming process that must be done by a specialist, so most placentas go unexamined after the birth.

02 September 2020, techxplore.com


iZotope’s new RX8 repair tool cleans up your noisy audio with AI

RX8, the latest release from the audio experts at iZotope, today launched with a bevvy of new features and an an updated interface. As you can guess from the sub-heading, I’m most excited about the all-new guitar de-noiser. As a beginning player my picking and fretting techniques are atrocious.

02 September 2020, thenextweb.com

U.S. NHTSA’s autonomous vehicle test tracking tool is light on data

U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing program aims for robust information.

02 September 2020, venturebeat.com

Trump plans to collect DNA, eye scans, and voice prints from immigrants

The Trump administration's plans to expand the collection of biometric data from immigrants would let the government "surveil and target our communities."

02 September 2020, thenextweb.com


Google Cloud secures U.S. military AI cancer research contract

Google Cloud will provide AI for cancer diagnosis research and augmented reality microscopes to Veterans Affairs hospitals as part of a new contract.

02 September 2020, venturebeat.com

Google releases data set of search trends for COVID-19 symptoms

Google released a data set of symptom search trends to help researchers study the link between web queries and the spread of COVID-19.

02 September 2020, venturebeat.com

Russia’s most notorious troll farm reportedly used deepfakes to push a fake news outlet on Facebook

Facebook and Twitter say they've removed a network of accounts behind a fake news outlet run by fictitious journalists with AI-generated headshot.

02 September 2020, thenextweb.com


The UK is building its first commercial quantum computer

The government announced a £10 million investment to let businesses and researchers make the most of quantum capabilities.

02 September 2020, zdnet.com

New method for automated control leverages advances in AI

The design of real-world automated control systems that do everything from regulating the temperature of skyscrapers to running the widget-making machine in the widget factory down the street requires expertise in sophisticated physics-based modeling.

02 September 2020, techxplore.com

Motional releases expanded self-driving data set with over 1.4 billion annotated lidar points

Motional, a joint self-driving research collaboration between Aptiv and Hyundai, released an expanded autonomous car data set.

02 September 2020, venturebeat.com


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