A.I.
Baidu profit falls but revenue beats expectations  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Leading Chinese internet search provider Baidu has announced a 50 percent plunge in net profit for the fourth quarter but revenue beat expectations on growth in its core search business and a push into... more
How to sync Microsoft To-Do and Cortana Reminders with macOS  Windows Central · 14 hours
If you're an avid user of Microsoft's To-Do service or a big fan of Cortana's Reminders feature, but you have a macOS device in the mix with all... more
Artificial intelligence technique can be used to identify alcohol misuse in trauma setting  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
A first-of-its kind study has demonstrated that an artificial intelligence technique can be used to identify trauma patients who misuse alcohol. more
LG's smart wine fridge can recommend a good cheese pairing - CNET  CNET · 16 hours
The appliance's AI software can also tell you which bottle you should buy next. more
Study examines individuals' willingness to use artificial intelligence in career choices  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to... more
New AI able to identify and predict the development of cancer symptom clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of... more
AI may be better for detecting radar signals, facilitating spectrum sharing  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers demonstrate that deep learning algorithms -- a form of artificial intelligence -- are significantly better than a commonly used method for detecting when offshore radars... more
Study examines individuals' willingness to use artificial intelligence in career choices  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to... more
AI researchers debate the ethics of sharing potentially harmful programs  THE VERGE · 18 hours
A recent decision by research lab OpenAI to limit the release of a new algorithm has... more
What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Artificial intelligence researchers and engineers have spent a lot of effort trying to build machines that look like humans and operate largely independently. Those tempting dreams have distracted many of... more
UK Research and Innovation invests £200 million to create new generation of AI leaders  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
One thousand new research and business leaders will be created to ensure the UK leads the global revolution in Artificial... more
Google Forgot to Notify Customers It Put Microphones in Nest Security Systems  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Customers were caught off guard in early February when Google announced its home security system, Nest Secure, would be able to act as an... more
Snag three Echo Dot speakers for your home and save $75 instantly  Windows Central · 2 days
Start controlling smart home devices with Alexa. Now's your opportunity to pick up three Echo Dot speakers at a discount, as Amazon is offering... more
The Samsung S10’s cameras get ultra-wide-angle lenses and more AI smarts  TechCrunch · 2 days
Samsung’s S10 lineup features a whopping four models, the S10e, the S10, the S10+ and the S10 5G. Unsurprisingly, one of the features that differentiates these... more
Grab three TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches now discounted by $20  Windows Central · 2 days
Turn your regular overhead lights into smart lights easily. Amazon has the three-pack of TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches on sale for $79.99... more
BGU develops new AI platform for monitoring and predicting ALS progression  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform for monitoring and predicting progression of neurodegenerative diseases to help identify markers for... more
Why a data scientist warns against always trusting AI’s scientific discoveries  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
Artificial intelligence that helps make scientific discoveries needs to get better at admitting its uncertainty, Genevera Allen says. more
New AI can identify, predict development of different combinations of cancer symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of different combinations... more
Causal disentanglement is the next frontier in AI  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Recreating the human mind's ability to infer patterns and relationships from complex events could lead to a universal model of artificial intelligence. more
Air purification is catching on – but it may be doing more harm than good  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
I recently found myself in the surreal world of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas discussing the... more
Brain-inspired artificial intelligence in robots  nanowerk · 2 days
Applying neuroscience in robotics, scientists proposed a case in which robots should be designed based on the principles of the human brain. They argue that robot intelligence can be significantly enhanced by mimicking strategies that the human brain... more
Instruments of science  ESA · 2 days
Technology image of the week: young engineers and scientists can learn from Europe’s top experts at the upcoming ESI2019: EIROforum’s latest instrumentation school, with a focus this year on AI more
Google claims built-in Nest mic was ‘never intended to be a secret’  THE VERGE · 2 days
Google has admitted it made an error when it didn’t disclose that its Nest Secure home security system included an on-device microphone. In a... more
Invest in AI’s ethical future  TechCrunch · 2 days
I recently talked to a group of kids about AI. I asked them to come up with ideas for how AI could be used. I was struck by their genuine interest in creating AI solutions that would help... more
Siri will offer Today at Apple session suggestions beginning with iOS 12.2  9to5Mac · 3 days
Apple released the third developer beta of iOS 12.2 today, and with it comes a few new features. In addition to design tweaks and subscription... more
When surveillance meets incompetence  TechCrunch · 3 days
Last week brought an extraordinary demonstration of the dangers of operating a surveillance state — especially a shabby one, as China's apparently is. An unsecured database exposed millions of records of Chinese Muslims being tracked via facial recognition — an... more
Researchers spy signs of slavery from space  Science Magazine · 3 days
A surge in satellite data and artificial intelligence helps guide enforcement on the ground more
AI fake face website launched  BBC · 3 days
Users can generate false faces, using artificial intelligence. more
Nauto, a Softbank-backed mobility startup, brings on team from Newton  TechCrunch · 3 days
Nauto, the transportation company that aims to make human drivers safer and train autonomous vehicles for all types of scenarios, has scooped up the team from Newton Technologies,... more
Deeply discounted student tickets for TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2019  TechCrunch · 3 days
Are you a student within striking distance of Berkeley, California? Do you have a burning passion for robots and artificial intelligence? We have great news for... more
Nauto, a Softbank-backed mobility startup, acquires Newton  TechCrunch · 3 days
Nauto, the transportation company that aims to make human drivers safer and train autonomous vehicles for all types of scenarios, has acquired Newton Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Newton Technologies aims to reduce the... more
Kairos gets a $4 million lifeline for its facial recognition software  TechCrunch · 3 days
Kairos, the facial recognition startup that found itself in turmoil following the ouster of founder and then-CEO Brian Brackeen last October, has raised $4 million in... more
Senseon raises $6.4M to tackle cybersecurity threats with an AI ‘triangulation’ approach  TechCrunch · 3 days
Darktrace helped pave the way for using artificial intelligence to combat malicious hacking and enterprise security breaches. Now a new UK startup founded by an ex-Darktrace... more
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Exposed Chinese database with names, birthdates, employers and even last places visited shows depth of surveillance state and expanded use of facial recognition more
What an American artificial intelligence initiative really needs  TechCrunch · 3 days
The American AI Initiative as it stands does little to blunt the fears that America will fall behind in its technological edge. In fact, its lack of particulars sends exactly the opposite... more
Google Assistant Actions up 2.5x in 2018 to reach 4,253 in the US  TechCrunch · 4 days
In addition to competing for smart speaker market share, Google and Amazon are also competing for developer mindshare in the voice app... more
Talk to Alexa with the Eufy Genie smart speaker discounted to $15  Windows Central · 4 days
Say hi to Alexa. The Eufy Genie Alexa-enabled smart speaker is $14.99 on Amazon. When not on sale, the device sells for $18 and... more
Researchers find trigger that turns strep infections into flesh-eating disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists discovered a previously unknown trigger that turns run-of-the-mill strep infections into the flesh-eating disease childbed fever, which strikes postpartum moms and newborns, often leaving victims without limbs.... more
Hands-on with the new Google Home Interpreter Mode [Video]  9to5Google · 4 days
The Google Home ecosystem grows and grows, as does the usefulness of the Google Assistant itself. The announcement... more
WSJ: Apple reorganizing engineers with Services focus, forcing some projects on hold  9to5Mac · 4 days
The Wall Street Journal is out today with a report that outlines Apple’s recent executive and personnel changes. The report covers Apple’s increasing focus... more
Gardena Smart System Gains Apple HomeKit Support  MacRumors · 4 days
The Gardena Smart System is now compatible with Apple's HomeKit, thanks to the availability of a software update that brings HomeKit integration... more
Website uses artificial intelligence to generate realistic human faces from scratch  Global News · 5 days
Every time a visitor to the website, ThisPersonDoesNotExist, reloads the page, an algorithm generates a lifelike human that doesn't actually belong to anyone.  more
OpenAI built a text generator so good, it’s considered too dangerous to release  TechCrunch · 5 days
A storm is brewing over a new language model, built by non-profit artificial intelligence research company OpenAI, which it says is so... more
The 8 best tips for shopping with Alexa - CNET  CNET · 6 days
New to voice purchasing? These tips will get your started. more
Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString  TechCrunch · 7 days
Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan... more
Apple reportedly buys PullString, a voice assistant startup behind enterprise Alexa apps  9to5Mac · 7 days
Apple has today agreed to buy a San Francisco-based startup Pullstring, according to Axios. The company focuses on designing and publishing voice apps. Such an... more
Apple Acquires Voice App Startup PullString  MacRumors · 7 days
Apple recently purchased PullString, a San Francisco startup that enables the design and publishing of voice apps through its PullString Converse platform, reports Axios.... more
VW may invest in Argo AI as part of greater Ford partnership, report says - Roadshow  CNET · 7 days
The two companies value Argo AI at approximately $4 billion, sources told Bloomberg. more
25 fun games you can play with Alexa - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Make Alexa part of your next game night with this beefy selection of party games. more
Elon Musk's 'malicious' AI too dangerous to release  Sky News · 7 days
An artificial intelligence system developed by Elon Musk's OpenAI organisation is too dangerous to be released, the group believes. more
How to connect Harmony Elite or Harmony Companion to Alexa, Echo Dot  Windows Central · 7 days
The Logitech Harmony Elite and Harmony Companion remote controls are a great way to control your home with a single remote instead of having... more
ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces  THE VERGE · 7 days
The ability of AI to generate fake visuals is not yet mainstream knowledge, but a new website — ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com —... more
Artificial Intelligence Can Help Improve Understanding of Earth Science: Study  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
AI can be applied to data related to extreme events such as fire spreads or hurricanes, which are very complex processes influenced by local conditions. more
ThisPersonDoestNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces  THE VERGE · 7 days
The ability of AI to generate fake visuals is not yet mainstream knowledge, but a new website — ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com —... more
Artificial intelligence can accurately predict prognosis of ovarian cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The artificial intelligence software, created by researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne, has been able to predict the prognosis of patients with ovarian cancer... more
Musk-Founded AI Group Not to Release Research on 'Fake News' Fears  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Dubbed as "GPT2", the AI-based automated text generator can produce fake news articles and abusive posts after being fed with a few pieces of data. more
Musk-backed AI group: Our text generator is so good it's scary - CNET  CNET · 1 week
OpenAI offers only a peek behind the curtain, saying it's worried about bad actors creating "deceptive, biased, or abusive language at scale." more
Google redesigns Assistant’s built-in list of features and commands  9to5Google · 1 week
Since launching in 2016, Google Assistant has expanded from speakers to phones, headphones, and Smart Displays. Each platform... more
Snag two Echo Dot speakers for your home and save $40 instantly  Windows Central · 1 week
Start controlling smart home devices with Alexa. Now's your chance to snatch two Echo Dot speakers at a discount, as Amazon is offering $40... more
Voice control your AC with Honeywell's Wi-Fi Thermostat at a new low price  Windows Central · 1 week
This thermostat can be controlled with your smartphone, computer, or voice! Honeywell's Wi-Fi 7-day Programmable Thermostat is down to $59 at Amazon... more
Peltarion raises $20M for its AI platform  TechCrunch · 1 week
Peltarion, a Swedish startup founded by former execs from companies like Spotify, Skype, King, TrueCaller and Google, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series A funding round led by Euclidean Capital,... more
How to set up and use Find My iPhone  9to5Mac · 1 week
Do you want to enable the option to play a sound on and locate your iPhone and other... more
Google Assistant’s suggested actions carousel adds colorful icons on phones  9to5Google · 1 week
Since Google Assistant launched on phones, the slide-up panel has featured a carousel of suggestion chips to... more
Oilpatch AI keeps a wary eye on remote wells after human officials go home  Global News · 1 week
Artificial intelligence is helping Alberta's Oilpatch by keeping a wary eye on remote wells after human officials go home. more
Marc Raibert will be speaking at TC Sessions: : Robotics + AI April 18 at UC Berkeley  TechCrunch · 1 week
So, we’ve already announced that Anca Dragan, Alexei Efros, Hany Farid, Melonee Wise, Peter... more
Biotech AI startup Sight Diagnostics gets $27.8M to speed up blood tests  TechCrunch · 1 week
Sight Diagnostics, an Israeli medical devices startup that’s using AI technology to speed up blood testing, has closed a  $27.8 million Series C funding... more
OpenAI’s new multitalented AI writes, translates, and slanders  THE VERGE · 1 week
A step forward in AI text-generation that also spells trouble Continue reading… more
Artificial Intelligence to boost Earth system science  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A study by German scientists from Jena and Hamburg, published today in the journal Nature, shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can substantially improve our understanding of the climate and the Earth system. Especially the... more
Face recognition technology in classrooms is here – and that's OK  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Recently, the Victorian Government brought in new rules stating Victorian state schools will be banned from using facial recognition technology in classrooms unless they have the... more
Plug in an Amazon Fire TV Stick for just $25 today only  Windows Central · 1 week
Even with the newer generation out, this is still a worthy device at a great price. The Fire TV Stick streaming media player is... more
Hands-on with the new Google Home Interpreter Mode [Video]
9to5Google
Apple reportedly buys PullString, a voice assistant startup behind enterprise Alexa apps
9to5Mac
This wireless AI camera runs entirely on solar power
THE VERGE
This Horrifying Menagerie of AI-Generated Cat Photos Will Haunt You
LIVE SCIENCE
iOS 13 concept imagines Dark Mode, multi-user iPad support, less intrusive Siri, and more [Video]
9to5Mac
2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners
THE VERGE
Deepfake videos could destroy trust in society—here's how to restore it
PHYS.ORG
Playing Pictionary against computers could help AI learn common sense
THE VERGE
AI can make art now, but artists aren’t afraid
THE VERGE
AI challenged to pinpoint state of drifting satellites
ESA
Google expands Home Alone Again cinematic universe with Joe Pesci reaction video
9to5Google
Using artificial intelligence to save bees
PHYS.ORG
Google Home Essentials: TP-Link Kasa KC120 Cam [Video]
9to5Google
Amazon imagines Alexa in hot tubs and toothbrushes in its Super Bowl ad
THE VERGE
A look at Luminar 3’s advanced AI tools & Library (+$10 off)
9to5Mac
DeepMind’s AlphaStar AI wins 10-1 against professional StarCraft II players
9to5Google
Physicists use supercomputers and AI to create the most accurate model yet of black hole mergers
PHYS.ORG
DeepMind demonstrating latest AI progress on playing StarCrafft II tomorrow [Livestream]
9to5Google
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