In an invitation-only meeting at Tuesdays Neural Information Processing Systems conference, Apple's head of machine learning broke down Apple's specific goals for its artificial intelligence developments, and detailed where it feels it has an advantage of its competitors, giving a rare look at Apple's research process.
Secrecy doesn't play in AI research. And as it happens, AI is more important to the future of tech giants like Apple than any other. The post Artificial Intelligence Just Broke Steve Jobs' Wall of Secrecy appeared first on WIRED.
Apple is about to start publishing some of its artificial intelligence research findings, breaking with the company’s usually stringent privacy, Business Insider reports. A series of tweets show that Russ Salakhutd, director of AI research...Show More Summary
After years of silence from Apple's researchers over fear of losing commercial intellectual property, the company is now allowing employees in artificial intelligence to not only publish their research, but also interface with other academics in the field to further the overall development of the technology.
Artificial intelligence researchers at Apple are going to start publishing some of their work and engaging more with the wider academic community. Russ Salakhutd, director of AI research at Apple and a professor at Carnegie Mellon University...Show More Summary
Uber announced Monday it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center.
Uber bought an artificial intelligence company -- artificial intelligence research comes next.
The company has acquired AI research startup Geometric Intelligence to form the core of its new AI Labs team.
Uber has paid an undisclosed sum to purchase a mysterious New York-based company that it will use to launch a new research unit. Dubbed “Uber’s A.I. Labs,” the group will include all 15 employees of Geometric Intelligence, with two of those employees, Gary Marcus and Zoubin Ghahraman, leading the new group, according to The New York […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) researchers around the world will soon be able to use DeepMind's "flagship" platform to develop innovative computer systems that can learn and think for themselves. DeepMind, which was acquired by GoogleShow More Summary
Security and intelligence company IST Research has acquired Rescue Forensics to doutlet down on its efforts to find human traffickers and victims of modern day slavery. IST Research and Rescue Forensics did not disclose the financial details of the acquisition announced Thursday. Rescue Forensics tech will be used to improve efforts by both the Defense Department’s Memex […]
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) At the Neural Information Processing Systems conference next week, researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab will present a sound-recognition system that outperforms its predecessors but didn't require hand-annotated data during training. Show More Summary
The social network is making a concerted effort to educate the public about AI. The two heads of Facebook's AI groups talk killer robots, academic research and so-called "filter bubbles."
"We need everybody to contribute to artificial intelligence," Joaquin Quiñonero Candela, the head of Facebook's Applied Machine Learning (AML) research division, tells Business Insider. Candela is speaking about Facebook itself, sure,...Show More Summary
Estimate 5 Million Units Sold in US as Awareness Soars, with Diverse Uses Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released updated analysis of Amazon Echo from Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). This analysis indicates that Amazon sold 5.1 million Amazon Echo devices in the US since its late 2014 introduction. Show More Summary
New Models Attract Existing iPhone Owners Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) with the first in-depth view of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch on...Show More Summary
Researchers have developed Microreact, a free, real-time epidemic visualisation and tracking platform that has been used to monitor outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and antibiotic-resistant microbes. The team has collaborated with the Microbiology Society to allow any researcher around the world to share their latest information about disease outbreaks.
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Imperial College London have developed Microreact, a free, real-time epidemic visualization and tracking platform that has been used to monitor outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and antibiotic-resistant microbes. Show More Summary
(Stockholm University) The fact that animals can use tools, have self-control and certain expectations of life can be explained with the help of a new learning model for animal behavior. Researchers at Stockholm University and Brooklyn...Show More Summary
Amazon is building a new version of its artificially intelligent Echo speaker with a screen, according to a Bloomberg report. The device is currently being worked on by the company’s secretive Lab126 research team that was also responsible for some of Amazon’s greatest flops and successes like the Fire Phone, Echo… Read more...