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How can facial recognition be made safer?

AI brings a new dimension to the balance between security and privacy, with boundaries of acceptable behaviour yet to be set
24 Jan 2020
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NHS to inject more robots into healthcare with UWE Bristol partnership

Robotics could help care for an ‘ageing population requiring ever more complex treatment’
23 Jan 2020
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How Bank of America uses AI to improve customer service and take on competitors

From its chatbot to fraud detection and trading data analysis, BoA is embracing artificial intelligence in a big way
22 Jan 2020
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Facebook Libra drives central banks to consider digital currency

Bank of England and counterparts in Japan, Europe and Canada are joining forces to study how to setup digital currencies
22 Jan 2020
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Whatever happened to the 3D printing revolution?

3D printers are quietly changing manufacturing, but not in the way many expected.
22 Jan 2020
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What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
21 Jan 2020
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Lufthansa Group to tackle flight delays with Google Cloud migration

The airline will develop an AI-based platform to streamline operations should bad weather or flight delays effect service
21 Jan 2020
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Microsoft disagrees with EU facial-recognition ban

Microsoft president believes it's better to use facial recognition tech to learn how to improve it
21 Jan 2020
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Google CEO says it's time to regulate AI

Sundar Pichai argues that guardrails are needed in an age of deepfakes and facial recognition
20 Jan 2020
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How AI can improve medical diagnosis

While your flesh and blood doctor isn't about to be replaced by a robot, artificial intelligence can support them in their job
15 Jan 2020
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German football league picks AWS to score with real-time data

The Bundesliga to build an NFL-style statistical platform with AWS machine learning and analytics services
14 Jan 2020
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The total economic impact of IBM Blockchain

Projected cost savings and business benefits
14 Jan 2020
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Warner Bros turns to AI to greenlight movies

Hollywood to use machine learning to spot the good, the bad and the ugly at the box office
9 Jan 2020
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Mayor of London calls for more data sharing

The ten-year anniversary of City Hall’s London Datastore is marked with calls to open up access between datasets
9 Jan 2020
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Samsung's "artificial humans" are avatars for chatbots

Samsung's Star Labs show off Neon avatars for virtual and voice interfaces
7 Jan 2020
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Toyota plans smart city for Japan

Car giant will build a prototype on 175-acre area at the base of Mount Fuji for its employees
7 Jan 2020
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What is cryptocurrency mining?

Ever wondered how bitcoins are actually made?
6 Jan 2020
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Virtual reality is dead. Long live VR

Samsung, Google and the BBC have all dropped smartphone-based VR headset projects. Can the technology survive?
5 Jan 2020
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Doctors bested by AI in breast cancer detection

Google's research could support radiographers in diagnosing the condition in future
2 Jan 2020
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Meet Bill: The AI-powered bot BA plans to use at Heathrow in 2020

The airline says it will trial the fully autonomous robots to assist passengers with basic tasks
19 Dec 2019
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Amazon, Apple and Google join forces on voice for smart homes

Voice assistants from rivals will work across smart home devices thanks to working group from Zigbee Alliance
19 Dec 2019
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How the driverless vehicles dilemma highlights wider system safety issues

The "trolley problem" is well known, but what are its wider implications for AI?
18 Dec 2019
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NHS Trusts keen on AI but are limited by poor access to data

Speech recognition is the most popular form of AI adoption, and clinical care is getting the most benefit
17 Dec 2019