AI

Platform News: Apple logo

Chinese AI company files $1.4 billion lawsuit against Apple

Chinese artificial intelligence firm Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology, also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging it has infringed on its pate...

Smartphone and Telecoms News: UK Huawei Technologies 5G infrastructure

British government jeopardising its China relationship, says Huawei’s UK boss

Britain risks throwing away its long-standing relationship with China if it bans Huawei from its 5G networks at the behest of the US as part of an ongoing battle for technological ...

Tuna artificial intelligence app

Sushi meets AI: Japanese inventor’s app scopes out the best tuna cuts

If you’ve ever bought sushi in a supermarket, you may know the taste trauma that hit Kazuhiro Shimura one night. But “disappointing” tuna sparked an idea: he̵...

Platform Industry News: Sony Corp logo on building

Sony sees software subscription as future for data-analysing image sensors

Sony Corp’s image sensor business aims to replicate PlayStation’s success to address its reliance on a handful of manufacturers in the fickle smartphone market: It plan...

US China relations

US – China tech rivalry boosts Chinese chip investments

American curbs on Chinese tech firms amid the intensifying Sino-US battle for tech supremacy are feeding an investment boom across China’s semiconductor industry, driving pri...

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Mercedes-Benz cars to utilise Nvidia’s autonomous driving platform from 2024

Semiconductor maker Nvidia Corp has struck a deal with Germany’s Daimler Mercedes-Benz to provide cars produced from 2024 with a chip and software platform that can eventuall...

Platform News: Worker at an automated Amazon Warehouse

Amazon to use AI tech in its warehouses to enforce social distancing

Amazon.com has launched an artificial intelligence-based tracking system to enforce social distancing at its offices and warehouses to help reduce any risk of contracting the new c...

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon pauses police use of its facial recognition tech for a year

Amazon.com has said it was implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, halting a business it long defended as many protested law enforcemen...

Platform NewS: China's ByteDance CEO and TikTok apps Founder

TikTok owner ByteDance shuts down overseas news aggregator TopBuzz

ByteDance, owner of the global hit short-video app TikTok, has shut down its artificial-intelligence-based news aggregator TopBuzz, one of the company’s earliest products aimed at ...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Didi will begin using AI to run virus monitoring in Latin America

China ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has said that it will start using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to verify if drivers in its Latin American markets wear masks and ...

Start-up

Efficiently automating a business

High levels of automation are becoming the norm for business across the economy. From the global industry giants to mom and pop businesses, there is a focus on streamlining efforts...

Construction industry

Technological innovation and change in the construction industry

Over the past few years, there have been a number of significant new trends in the construction industry. New platforms and software solutions, often from startups in the form of A...

AI Coronavirus

Companies bet on AI cameras to track social distancing and limit liability

Stores and workplaces eager to avoid spreading COVID-19 are equipping existing security cameras with artificial intelligence software that can track compliance with health guidelin...

Platform News: Social Media Giants, including Facebook, Google and Twitter

Social media giants warn of AI moderation errors as coronavirus empties offices

YouTube, Facebook and Twitter warned on Monday that more videos and other content could be erroneously removed for policy violations, as the companies empty offices and rely on aut...