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MIT develops AI tech to edit outdated Wikipedia articles

The technology uses machine learning to automatically spot and replace information, with the goal of aiding human editors
13 Feb 2020
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Microsoft unveils 'largest ever' AI natural language model

T-NLG has over twice as many parameters as Nvidia’s MegatronLM
11 Feb 2020
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MPs claim AI 'doesn't need' a new regulator

But the Committee on Standards in Public Life warns government regulators need to adjust to AI challenges
11 Feb 2020
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Microsoft to incubate 12 UK startups that use AI for good

The tech giant will help UK firms that use technology to tackle environmental, societal and cultural challenges
7 Feb 2020
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Amazon to help businesses develop custom voices for Alexa

Colonel Sanders will now reply to KFC customers instead of the default Alexa voice
5 Feb 2020
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Government releases guide for AI use in the public sector

It advises a careful and considerate approach to the tech, rather than rampant adoption
30 Jan 2020
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Cisco WebEx will use voice tools to exploit ‘next frontier’ of data insights

Translation and transcription tools being introduced are supported by AI and machine learning
29 Jan 2020
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Google demos real-time speech to text translation

Google Translate tool will turn smartphones into real-time translators using AI
29 Jan 2020
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Birmingham NHS trust passes medical data to Telefonica without patient consent

The data was anonymised and used to train Telefonica's mental health predicting AI
27 Jan 2020
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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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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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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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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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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
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Intel spends $2bn on Habana Labs in AI data centre push

Chip maker continues its focus on AI acquisitions with purchase of Israeli Habana Labs
17 Dec 2019
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Storage for AI: The fast track from ingest to insights

How and why to build a strong IT infrastructure foundation
29 Nov 2019