Elon Musk in talks with Israeli AI vision firm Cortica- report

Elon Musk, Silicon Valley billionaire was in Israel to discuss a collaboration between electric car company Tesla Inc. and Tel Aviv-based artificial intelligence firm Cortica, the Globes financial news website said on Tuesday. The discussions with Cortica could lead to an investment or even an acquisition, Globes said, according to Reuters. Cortica says its technology enables self-driving […]

IBM rolls out deep learning as a service for AI developers

IBM Tuesday announced the launch of its new Deep Learning as a Service (DLaaS) program for AI developers. With DlaaS, users can train neural networks using popular frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, and Caffe without buying and maintaining costly hardware. The service lets data scientists train models using only the resources they need, paying only for […]

Need for AI surges as big oil companies ready to tap into the new the technology

The need for artificial intelligence (AI) is running high across industries, as large companies have begun to inquire about intelligent machines that work and react like humans. Amid the concern and fear that in the nearest future machines may displace many people from their jobs or eventually be superior to people due to constant improvement, […]

Google Clips AI camera finally out on sale at $249

Google announced a new AI-powered camera called Clips back in October, and the gadget is now finally on sale at $249. There are many memorable moments that should be immortalized but sometimes, by the time users take out their camera to snap a photo, the moment is gone. Google Clips aims to solve that problem […]

Artificial intelligence poses questions for nature of war- Mattis

Artificial intelligence and its impact on weapons of the future has made Jim Mattis, US Defense Secretary doubt his own theories on warfare. A question on the subject prompted the retired Marine general to give an impromptu seminar on his theory of war Saturday to reporters returning with him from a week-long tour of Europe. Recalling […]

AI, social media fuelling boom in Chinese tourism sector

One of the strongest drivers of global economic growth is not factories or financial services or internet start-ups, it is what we do when we are not working. We are becoming a planet of tourists. Consider this: for the past seven years, the travel and tourism sector has outperformed the overall economy every year, contributing […]

Microsoft adds AI features for image, context search to Bing

Microsoft Corp., battling to improve its internet search capabilities and prove its mettle in the increasingly competitive field of artificial intelligence, is adding features to Bing that improve search within images and give people more context in answers. The image feature lets users home in on parts of pictures to search for, if one is […]