artificial intelligence (AI)

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO
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5G

5G will accelerate cyber crime, predicts former White House CIO

Speaking at Aruba Atmosphere '21, Payton warned the technology will lead to "massive cyber attacks" this year
13 Apr 2021
Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Varian and Google to co-develop AI-based cancer diagnostic platform

The platform will address organ segmentation challenges in radiation oncology
12 Apr 2021
Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer

Voyager will also feature Habana’s octa-core Goya inference processor
8 Apr 2021
Biome Makers and Bayer Crop Science bring AI to agriculture
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Biome Makers and Bayer Crop Science bring AI to agriculture

Biome Makers’ AI recommendation engine helps boost crop yield in a sustainable way
7 Apr 2021
What is deep learning?
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neural network

What is deep learning?

We look at the phenomenon behind some of today's most advanced AI
7 Apr 2021
Facial recognition for bears
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Facial recognition for bears

Researchers have paired a neural network and a facial detection system used in a “dog hipsterisation” app to help manage and protect grizzly bears
6 Apr 2021
Infosys and LivePerson partner on conversational AI
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Infosys and LivePerson partner on conversational AI

The partnership offers new messaging experiences for brands’ customers and employees
31 Mar 2021
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
document management systems (DMS)

Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app

The app takes photos of your bills, receipts and papers and AI organises them into Google Drive
31 Mar 2021
Arm launches its first new chip architecture in a decade
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Arm launches its first new chip architecture in a decade

Arm v9 promises improved security, better AI performance, and double-digit CPU performance increases
31 Mar 2021
AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss
The former head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan
artificial intelligence (AI)

AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss

Robert Hannigan suggests that the technology isn't worth the trouble for state-sponsored attackers
30 Mar 2021
Meet Stretch: Boston Dynamics' new box-shifting robot
Stretch, the new robot from Boston Dynamics
automation

Meet Stretch: Boston Dynamics' new box-shifting robot

Stretch is a new warehouse robot designed to boost productivity in the logistics sector
29 Mar 2021
UK council to use drones and AI to tackle litter
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artificial intelligence (AI)

UK council to use drones and AI to tackle litter

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is rolling out a pilot scheme this summer
29 Mar 2021
IT Pro Panel: Does AI have a place in security?
IT Pro Panel: Does AI have a place in security?
artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro Panel: Does AI have a place in security?

Can machine learning really help keep your organisation safe from cyber criminals?
29 Mar 2021
The pros and cons of facial recognition technology
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privacy

The pros and cons of facial recognition technology

Is it really worth risking user privacy in the name of efficiency and security?
26 Mar 2021
What are the pros and cons of AI?
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machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's changing business
26 Mar 2021
Design for Alan Turing £50 note revealed
The Bank of England's new £50 note featuring Alan Turing
encryption

Design for Alan Turing £50 note revealed

The new polymer banknote will be put into circulation on the codebreaker's birthday, 23 June
25 Mar 2021
Businesses using AI 'should have legal duty to consult with unions'
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Businesses using AI 'should have legal duty to consult with unions'

TUC calls for increased legal protections for workers in order to tackle workplace discrimination
25 Mar 2021
Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing
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components

Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing

The advanced memory comprises eight layers of 16GB units built using the HKMG fabrication process
25 Mar 2021
Ikea-owner invests £12m in London-based startup what3words
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Business operations

Ikea-owner invests £12m in London-based startup what3words

The investor says the startup's location technology could be used for drone deliveries and autonomous vehicles
25 Mar 2021
ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot
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automation

ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot

The India-based startup will boost the software company’s automation capabilities
23 Mar 2021
UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020
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Careers & training

UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020

The number of openings on LinkedIn declined by 57% despite strong demand for cloud computing skills
22 Mar 2021
Four business benefits of AI-powered analytics
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Four business benefits of AI-powered analytics

How augmented analytics is revolutionising our systems
19 Mar 2021
DeepSee.ai raises $22.6m for its process automation platform
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data management

DeepSee.ai raises $22.6m for its process automation platform

The AI-powered platform converts raw and unstructured business data into actionable knowledge
15 Mar 2021