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Microsoft and IBM back Pope’s pledge for ethical AI

Pope previously warned Silicon Valley that unethical AI may lead to "unfortunate regression to a form of barbarism'"
28 Feb 2020
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London police chief calls for AI legal framework

The Metropolitan Police started using live facial recognition in January
25 Feb 2020
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Facebook will pay for user data to boost speech recognition technology

The company’s days of reviewing voice messages without consent may be over
21 Feb 2020
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cyber security

McAfee researchers trick Tesla autopilot with a strip of tape

The hack caused Tesla’s 2016 Model X to speed fifty miles per hour faster than intended
21 Feb 2020
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How safe are cryptocurrencies?

Their use of blockchain and anonymity of transactions may make digital currencies seem safe, but hidden weaknesses lurk below the surface
20 Feb 2020
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Five ways the office is evolving for the future

Technology isn't the only factor driving our changing office spaces
18 Feb 2020
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AI identifies 11 earth-bound asteroids

The Hazardous Object Identifier decrees that 11 asteroids are more dangerous than NASA predicted
18 Feb 2020
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Bee-based AI software could power next-generation drones

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have generated an AI buzz by looking at how bees navigate
17 Feb 2020
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MIT develops AI tech to edit outdated Wikipedia articles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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Technology

What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
11 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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Technology

Ireland's fintech sector capitalising on Brexit

The UK must consider the "specific push factors" prompting fintech businesses to leave, Tech London Advocates declares
6 Feb 2020
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How inkjet can transform your business

Get more out of your business by investing in the right printing technology
5 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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Google Glass now being sold directly through resellers

The Glass Enterprise Edition 2 can be purchased from $999, but there are still no plans to distribute in the UK
5 Feb 2020
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Samsung and Salesforce plough millions into blockchain company

The $35 million Series C investment will go to expanding the reach of the open-source DAML language
5 Feb 2020
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How to spot – if not fix – algorithmic bias

The Apple Card debacle reveals that much more work needs to be done before algorithms make decisions for us
2 Feb 2020
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Technology

IT Pro 20/20: What the year ahead holds for technology

In our first issue, we look at the stories that are helping to shape 2020's business trends
31 Jan 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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