Category: AI


Amazon goes big on AI in Boston

Amazon has announced it will be hiring another 2,000 people to expand its Boston Tech Hub, the office where its artificial intelligence work is centred.

UK Gov puffs out chest with £1bn AI deal

The UK government has announced the development of a £1 billion deal to put the nation at the ‘forefront’ of the artificial intelligence industry, which has been backed by 50 tech firms.

Tech Mahindra gets UK/India pact off to a good start

Tech Mahindra has announced a number of new investments into the UK, indicating the technology partnership signed between the UK and India recently was perhaps more than a PR stunt for the Prime Minister.

UK finds India in search for post-Brexit fortunes

The UK and India have announced a new tech partnership to identify and pair businesses, venture capital and universities, British and Indian entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises make a splash in the connected economy.

Google employees say no to blowing stuff up

More than 3,000 Google employees have signed an open letter to CEO Sundar Pichai requesting the termination of Project Maven which uses the firm’s AI to make drone strikes more accurate.

Apple hires Google AI guru to smarten up simple Siri

Apple might be one of the most powerful companies on the planet, with a loyal army of fans lauding the technological superiority of the iPhone, but Siri is as useful as an iron in a washing machine. The latest hire might help.

Linux Foundation looks to open source growth for AI

The Linux Foundation has announced the launch of LF Deep Learning Foundation, an umbrella organization which will support open source projects in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning.

MegaFon and NEC claim network automation victory

MegaFon and NEC have announced the completion of a live field-test to incorporate AI technology into the Russian network to improve the efficiency of planning and maintenance of transport network resources.

IBM arrives to make iOS apps smarter

Artificial intelligence is set to take the world by storm before too long, but Apple hasn’t really shown it is any good in this growing field. Hopefully an extended partnership with IBM can bring greater fortunes.

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