Artificial Intelligence

2017 Predictions: What the industry thinks

While 2016 proved to be a solid year for incremental advancements in 5G, IoT and cloud computing, 2017 is set to be a big year for a number of breakthrough technologies.

Oracle predicts the end of human interaction

The way brands build their relationships with customers are set to undergo a significant change over the next couple of years thanks to the normalization of technologies such as VR and AI.

AWS steps up AI focus

AWS has announced three new features for its artificial intelligence portfolio at re:Invent 2016 in Las Vegas this week.

Google AI translation tool starts to teach itself

Don’t worry, Google’s AI hasn’t created its own language to hide evil intentions from its human masters, but it has started to teach itself how to translate without a human directly teaching it.

IBM backs Watson as a fashionista

With the Christmas period fast approaching everyone needs a bit of help with present ideas, and who better to help you buy presents for your nearest and dearest than the highly stylish IBM software engineers.

Google and AWS step up public cloud war

Both companies are respected as innovators, both are growing fast and both are targeting the public cloud sector for world domination; who will win the battle?

Look out Google’s about

There are only a handful of companies who can dominate markets with the flick of a wrist and Google just so happens to be one of them. Virtual reality could be the next domino to fall in the Google onslaught.

Allo, is it privacy you’re looking for?

Google has launched its artificial intelligence inspired messaging app Allo, but seems to have compromised on user privacy in its desperation to compete with WhatsApp.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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