artificial intelligence (AI)

NSW Police Force is using AI to analyse CCTV footage
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artificial intelligence (AI)

NSW Police Force is using AI to analyse CCTV footage

The Australian police force expects to migrate its Insights AI/ML platform to Microsoft's Azure cloud
7 Jun 2021
With AI on the rise, is it time to join a union?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

With AI on the rise, is it time to join a union?

Workplace challenges posed by new technology could be answered by very traditional solutions
4 Jun 2021
UK's AI startup scene has grown 600% over past decade
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startups

UK's AI startup scene has grown 600% over past decade

The country's £32.76 billion AI sector brought in £2.41 billion worth of investment in 2020 alone, according to Tech Nation
2 Jun 2021
Is AI making us lazy?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Is AI making us lazy?

Some believe automation is making us work-shy, but others believe the benefits outweigh the potential risks
29 May 2021
Oncotech launches the first-ever mobile cancer screening tool
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Oncotech launches the first-ever mobile cancer screening tool

Oncotech's real-time cancer diagnostic tool lets you check for cancer right from your smartphone
27 May 2021
Privacy campaigners rally against "illegal" Clearview AI data scraping
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Privacy campaigners rally against "illegal" Clearview AI data scraping

The notorious facial recognition firm claims to have a database of more than three billion images scraped from social media sites
27 May 2021
Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1
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data centres

Nvidia data centre revenues up 79% for Q1

Increase partly attributed to its 2019 acquisition of Israeli-American datacentre specialists Mellanox
27 May 2021
Nokia unveils the world’s first telecom AI library
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Nokia unveils the world’s first telecom AI library

The library features AI use cases for optimizing network speed, performance, and scalability
26 May 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 May 2021
Mindtree acquires AI startup to meet Industry 4.0 demand
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automation

Mindtree acquires AI startup to meet Industry 4.0 demand

The Indian company hopes to reposition its analytical services to cater for new digital transformation projects
21 May 2021
The future of AI in advertising and media
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artificial intelligence (AI)

The future of AI in advertising and media

The online advertising industry is at a critical turning point. Could AI help lead the way?
18 May 2021
AMD Epyc processors will power Singapore’s new supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD Epyc processors will power Singapore’s new supercomputer

The supercomputer is planned to be fully operational by 2022 and will have a performance of 10 petaflops
11 May 2021
'Low-code data' placed front and centre at Appian World 2021
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automation

'Low-code data' placed front and centre at Appian World 2021

CEO Matt Calkins claims low-code data overcomes the last major hurdle of application development
11 May 2021
IBM CodeNet teaches AI to translate programming languages
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artificial intelligence (AI)

IBM CodeNet teaches AI to translate programming languages

The expansive dataset is designed to translate 55 languages, including Cobol, Java, C++, and Python
11 May 2021
Microsoft and Darktrace partner on AI-enhanced cloud security
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Microsoft and Darktrace partner on AI-enhanced cloud security

The collaboration will focus on addressing security challenges in the 'critical areas' of email security
10 May 2021
Commonwealth Bank harnesses data science for AI decision making
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big data analytics

Commonwealth Bank harnesses data science for AI decision making

Australia’s biggest bank looks to help clients deliver change through “unprecedented” customer insights
10 May 2021
NICE launches agile call recording solution for contact centers
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artificial intelligence (AI)

NICE launches agile call recording solution for contact centers

The AI-based recording solution can be deployed both on-premises and in the cloud
7 May 2021
Researchers show how hackers can easily 'clog up' neural networks
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neural network

Researchers show how hackers can easily 'clog up' neural networks

The Maryland Cybersecurity Center warns deep neural networks can be tricked by adding more 'noise' to their inputs
7 May 2021
Australia plans to become a leading digital economy by 2030
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Careers & training

Australia plans to become a leading digital economy by 2030

$1.6 billion investment includes a new National AI Centre, support for digital skills, and enhanced cyber security
7 May 2021
How to become a machine learning engineer
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Careers & training

How to become a machine learning engineer

What’s involved in being a machine learning engineer and how to become one
6 May 2021
Oculii raises $55 million for its AI-powered radar software
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automation

Oculii raises $55 million for its AI-powered radar software

The VAI platform by Oculii improves the angular resolution of any radar by up to 100 times
6 May 2021
The future of AI in manufacturing
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artificial intelligence (AI)

The future of AI in manufacturing

As one of the fields most readily accepting of new technology, manufacturing offers an example of how AI can be deployed successfully and at scale
6 May 2021
Wipro's AI platform to be used in vaccine safety research
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Wipro's AI platform to be used in vaccine safety research

The technology will help identify potential side effects while reducing reliance on animal testing
6 May 2021
IT Pro 20/20: Understanding our complicated relationship with AI
IT Pro 20/20: Understanding our complicated relationship with AI
artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro 20/20: Understanding our complicated relationship with AI

The 16th issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at the very human problems associated with artificial intelligence
4 May 2021