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Today, marketers are challenged with higher expectations and thinner budgets. So figuring out where to invest your advertising dollars to drive the…
From: GigaOm | By: Chris Mohritz | Monday, February 27, 2017
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My personal guess is that it’s only a matter of time before Tinder gets replaced by something else as being the go-to app for dating.  There are already a slew of competitors that streamline the vetting process which leads to a less “trashy” experience...
From: TV Overmind | By: Nat Berman | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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This post We’re at a Critical Point in the Military-Tech Cycle appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Jim Rickards shows you why the military tech cycle has just opened a window of opportunity that’s only opened five times in the past 60 years... The...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: James Rickards | Monday, February 27, 2017
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I think that artificial intelligence, when it comes -- and it will come, I believe -- is going to displace huge numbers of workers. And that’s a crisis, but it’s also a crisis that’s inherent in the logic of capitalism. The post Mark O’Connell...
From: The Millions | By: Matt Seidel | Monday, February 27, 2017
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 This post is about a better world brought by human ingenuity. It’s about a human opportunity, an invitation to founders and investors in advanced economies to come and help us change the lives of billions of humans. Come join the movement to help...
From: TechCrunch | By: Federico Antoni | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The Volkswagen Group has 37 competence centers and IT labs worldwide currently developing self-driving cars, new mobility services and customized software solutions. The number of such “think tanks” will continue to increase, the company said. Our...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Jonathan Aberman, Washington PostOur society is headed into a perfect storm where both physical labor and knowledge labor are equally under threat....
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Jonathan Aberman, Washington Post | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Bridging the gaps from the Internet of Things concepts to real-world use cases are sobering up those companies with high hopes for connected devices. Can Artificial Intelligence fill in those gaps and streamline users’ IoT experience? Christina Ku (pictured),...
From: Silicon Angle | By: R. Danes | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Sony Corp. and Line Corp., Japan’s most popular messaging service, are considering joining forces to develop devices powered by artificial intelligence. The companies are exploring opportunities around digital personal assistant technology to co-create...
From: Japan Times | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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If you’re tired of watching real, live people drive race cars, you won’t have to suffer much longer. Roborace revealed its Robocar autonomous racer today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. We’ve seen renderings of the wild, driverless...
From: Motor Trend | By: Alex Nishimoto | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Within 30 years, artificial intelligence will be smarter than the human brain....
From: MarketWatch | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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VR and AI will be integrated into future handsets
From: Financial Times | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Twenty to fifty years from now, we'll be getting into 'some serious' artificial intelligence.        ...
From: USA Today | By: USA TODAY | Monday, February 27, 2017
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CEO Reed Hastings thinks it'll go the way of the old dial tone noise for internet access. He also weighs in on piracy, artificial intelligence and more....
From: CNET | By: Roger Cheng | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Autonomous car racing startup Roborace Ltd. has finally revealed the completed model of its self-driving race car. The aptly-named “Robocar” is a fully electric vehicle that is capable of reaching speeds of up to 200 miles per hour without any...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Eric David | Monday, February 27, 2017
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YouTube viewers worldwide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, threatening to eclipse U.S. television viewership, a milestone fueled by the Google unit’s aggressive embrace of artificial intelligence to recommend videos....
From: MarketWatch | Monday, February 27, 2017
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SoftBank Group Corp.’s Masayoshi Son his belief that computers will exceed humans in intelligence in three decades, and that within this period he expects one computer chip to have the equivalent of a 10,000 IQ. “I really believe this,” he said...
From: Next Big Future | By: brian wang | Monday, February 27, 2017
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With Daydream, you can get your game on with a mobile VR headset that's comfortable to wear and a controller that's simple to use. Whether you love to play first-person battles in space, solve complex puzzles, or make real friends in virtual spaces,...
From: Google Blog | By: Jamil Moledina | Monday, February 27, 2017
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YouTube viewers world-wide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, a milestone fueled by the Google unit’s aggressive embrace of artificial intelligence to recommend videos.
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Business workers spend a significant portion of their time in meetings, but often don’t have much to show for it. Workfit Inc. believes that the solution lies in artificial intelligence. To put its theory to the test, the Menlo Park, California-based...
From: Silicon Angle | By: Maria Deutscher | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Son added that with the strong growth seen for Internet of Things (IoT), the number of embedded chips that are recording and transforming data into something useful will top "one trillion".
From: The Economic Times | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Guinness World Records has recognized a robot with a unique ability: a machine called FORPHEUS is officially the “first robot table tennis tutor.” The contraption, which holds a ping pong paddle and can play against and even teach a human, taps artificial...
From: New York Post | By: Fox News | Monday, February 27, 2017
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 Conversational AI is pushing deeper into enterprise with Workfit, a new startup promising to make conference call follow-ups and mid-meeting CRM updates as easy as playing a song or checking the weather on Google Home or Amazon Echo. Battery Ventures,...
From: TechCrunch | By: John Mannes | Monday, February 27, 2017
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 Uber-owned Otto’s co-founder Anthony Levandowski must be mightily relieved after an onstage Q&A here at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow passed by with zero awkward moments. For example, there was no mention of the fact his former employer...
From: TechCrunch | By: Natasha Lomas | Monday, February 27, 2017
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 Some concept cars aren’t really cars and stop at the concept part. But Peugeot’s new Instinct concept car has a couple of interesting ideas. In particular, the interior will change depending on the driving mode (active driving or self-driving)....
From: TechCrunch | By: Romain Dillet | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Scientists at Stanford University have developed a deep convolutional neural network that can diagnose skin cancer by examining images of skin lesions. Skin cancer is the most common human cancer, and one in five Americans will be diagnosed with it at...
From: Medgadget | By: Conn Hastings | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Menlo Park, California-based Workfit, creator of Eva, an enterprise voice assistant, has raised $5.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Battery Ventures, Greycroft Partners and Salesforce Ventures....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, February 27, 2017
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 “Everybody and their mother is out to create their own specialized voice-activated devices,” IBM fellow and CTO for its Watson project Rob High told me during an interview at MWC. IBM, of course, doesn’t offer a direct competitor to Siri, Google...
From: TechCrunch | By: Frederic Lardinois | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Within three decades, artificial intelligence will be smarter than the human brain, supersmart robots will outnumber humans and more than a trillion objects will be connected to the internet, says the CEO of SoftBank.
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, February 27, 2017
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We Are the Robots: Is the Future of Music Artificial? Jack Needham, FACT Artificial intelligence is invading more of our lives by the day and it's going to work making music as well. FACT takes a look at the use of robots for creative exploits and......
From: Engadget | By: Billy Steele | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Researchers need new ways to distinguish artificial intelligence from the natural kind -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...
From: Scientific American | By: Gary Marcus | Monday, February 27, 2017
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The future looks bright for the graphics chip specialist, but here's what could potentially derail the continued rally in NVIDIA shares.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Andrew Tonner | Monday, February 27, 2017
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TOKYO - Sony Corp and Line Corp, Japan’s most popular messaging service, are considering joining forces to develop devices powered by artificial intelligence.
From: Bangkok Post | Monday, February 27, 2017
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 Anyone who’s seen Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son give a keynote speech will know he rarely sticks to the standard industry conference playbook. And his turn on the stage at Mobile World Congress this morning was no different, with Son making like Eldon...
From: TechCrunch | By: Natasha Lomas | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Embark, a startup developing self-driving technologies for commercial transportation, unveiled its self-driving truck technology. The company—which gained approval by the State of Nevada earlier this year to begin testing its truck on public roads—has...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Monday, February 27, 2017
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A study has revealed that it’s not just humans that get into revision wrangles on the worlds got-to online encyclopedia, apparently bots have been in ongoing editing wars for at least a decade. The new study, undertaken by scientists from the Oxford...
From: Silicon Angle | By: James Farrell | Monday, February 27, 2017
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In one way or another we’ve been worried about some kind of intelligence or life form apocalypse for well over 100 years.  With regard to it appearing on the big screen and on radio, the first major worry of this came in the original film War of the...
From: TV Overmind | By: Nat Berman | Monday, February 27, 2017
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From Kurzweil:Stanford University and Sandia National Laboratories researchers have developed an organic artificial synapse based on a new memristor (resistive memory device) design that mimics the way synapses in the brain learn. The new artificial...
From: Timbuktu Chronicles | By: Emeka Okafor | Monday, February 27, 2017
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Digital assistant Aura will enable cut in customer-service spending
From: Financial Times | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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For the past year, we as a society have been worried sick about artificial intelligence eating the jobs of 3 million truck drivers. Turns out that a more imminently endangered species are the Wall Street traders and hedge fund managers who can afford...
From: The Raw Story | By: Newsweek | Sunday, February 26, 2017
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 In recent years, we’ve seen an increasing number of so-called “intelligent” digital assistants being introduced on various devices. Although the technology behind these applications keeps getting better, there’s still a tendency for people...
From: TechCrunch | By: Katherine Bailey | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Industry-leading tax preparer H&R Block is partnering with IBM's Watson, joining the growing trend of businesses that leverage artificial intelligence to improve performance.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Danny Vena | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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IBM has made strides in artificial intelligence with its Watson program, as well as in cloud services. Despite this success, the stock is actually down from its highs back in 2013....
From: 24-7 Wall Street | By: 247chrislange | Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Artificial intelligence tools are only beginning to penetrate the workplace, but are causing leaders to rethink how their businesses run. Artificial intelligence tools are only beginning to penetrate the workplace, but are causing leaders to rethink...
From: Fast Company | By: Jared Lindzon | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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