AI

White House looks to get ahead of AI

The White House is set to host a conference with Silicon Valley’s best and brightest to learn how laws and regulations should be adapted to fuel the growth of artificial intelligence in years to come.

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.

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.

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