Artificial Intelligence

Platform News: President Donald J Trump

Trump signs order on principles for US government AI use

The current US President Donald J Trump has signed an executive order setting guidance for federal agency use of artificial intelligence in government decision-making.

Platform News: IBM logo

IBM to break up 109-year old company to focus on cloud growth

IBM is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long campaign by the world’s very first huge computing firm to diversify away from its heritage businesses ...

Japan AI

Japan looks to AI as coronavirus challenges go-and-see quality control mantra

At a mill south of Japan’s Toyota City, robots have started sharing the work of quality-control inspectors, since the pandemic accelerates a change from Toyota’s vaunte...

Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s Neuralink puts computer chips in pigs brains

Elon Musk’s neuroscience start-up Neuralink has introduced a pig called Gertrude who has had a coin-sized keyboard in its own mind for fourteen years, displaying a first step...

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...

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...

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 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 ...

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...

Platform News: Intel logo on a retail window in the US

Intel buys AI startup Habana Labs for $2 billion

JERUSALEM – Intel Corp has bought the Israeli artificial intelligence business Habana Labs for about $2 billion, the chip-maker has said, as it seeks to expand its AI portfol...

Platform News: Taiwan

AI specialist Appier has raised $80 million

Interested to learn that the articifical intelligence start-up Appier has raised $80 million in its Series D round of funding. The latest in a line of investors include TGVest Capi...

SalesForce CRM

Salesforce to use Amazon AI technology to improve call center services

Reuters – Business software provider Salesforce.com Inc said on Tuesday it would use artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing unit ...