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Google’s Plan for the Post-Typing World

Google’s Plan for the Post-Typing World

Google wants to make it easier to navigate the world, just by pointing your smartphone at an object. Google makes money by showing people ads after they type in search queries. But who will take the time to type when they can find an answer simply by pointing a smartphone or asking a question to a voice assistant? Google is …

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Technology taking over: Google’s artificial intelligence beats Chinese master in Ancient game of Go

Technology taking over: Google's artificial intelligence beats Chinese master in Ancient game of Go

The victory over the world’s top player, which many thought would take decades to achieve, underlines the potential of artificial intelligence to take on humans at complex tasks. Photo: Reuters A Google artificial intelligence program defeated a Chinese grand master at the ancient board game Go on Tuesday, a major feather in the cap for the firm’s AI ambitions as …

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Google’s AlphaGo A.I. beats world’s number one in ancient game of Go

Google's AlphaGo A.I. beats world's number one in ancient game of Go

Wuzhen, China — Computer 1, human 0. The rise of the machine was fully evident Tuesday when a Google computer beat the world’s number one player of the ancient Chinese board game Go, signifying a major breakthrough in artificial intelligence. Global champ Chinese player Ke Jie , lost his first game against Google DeepMind computer program AlphaGo in Wuzhen. With …

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Nuance and DFKI Jointly Advance Cognitive and Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

Nuance and DFKI Jointly Advance Cognitive and Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

New study one of many projects underway as Nuance opens office at DFKI as part of expanded partnership for automotive, healthcare and enterprise solutions BURLINGTON, Ma. and SAARBRUECKEN, Germany, May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN ) announced it has expanded its partnership with Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI GmbH), the German Research Center …

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Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

BI Intelligence See Also AT&T has Verizon in its sights with new IoT network Google’s new cloud service shows increasing demand for the IoT There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020 This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . Ford Motors is replacing ousted …

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A Stronger AlphaGo Defeats the World’s Number One Player

A Stronger AlphaGo Defeats the World’s Number One Player

In the first of several games being held in China this week, a revamped AlphaGo defeated Ke Jie, a Chinese grandmaster who currently ranks as the game’s number one player. Besides demonstrating the software’s mastery over the abstract and intuitive board game, the contest reveals how the machine learning techniques that underpin AlphaGo are developing. DeepMind’s Go Summit, held in …

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The New Age of Analytics: Artificial Intelligence and Data are Not Enough to Power Your Business

The New Age of Analytics: Artificial Intelligence and Data are Not Enough to Power Your Business

In this special guest feature, Rosemary Radich, Head of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics for AccuWeather , discusses the importance of the weather data dimension as an adjunct to traditional data sources in capturing the broader picture impacting behavior and results from machine learning. In her critical role overseeing AccuWeather’s dedicated global weather data science and analytics team, Radich identifies …

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Pinterest launches that ‘Shazam for food’ feature from HBO’s Silicon Valley

Pinterest launches that ‘Shazam for food’ feature from HBO’s Silicon Valley

In a peculiar case of life imitating art imitating life, Pinterest has announced a new recipe-finding feature that makes use of computer vision to tell you about a dish when you point your smartphone camera at it. The company is billing the feature as a way to perform real-time “dish recognition,” which allows Pinterest to then recommend users new recipes …

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Revamped AlphaGo Wins First Game Against Chinese Go Grandmaster

Revamped AlphaGo Wins First Game Against Chinese Go Grandmaster

1 / 6 Deepmind founder Demis Hassabis at the Future of Go summit in Wuzhen.Noah Sheldon for WIRED 2 / 6 Go master Ke Jie.Noah Sheldon for WIRED 3 / 6 The Google Deepmind team on stage during the post match press conference. Noah Sheldon for WIRED 4 / 6 Eric Schmidt greets the press. Noah Sheldon for WIRED 5 …

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Google AI programme beats top-ranked Go player

Google AI programme beats top-ranked Go player

China’s 19-year-old Go player Ke Jie (L) makes a move during the first match against Google’s artificial intelligence programme AlphaGo AlphaGo took the first encounter in a three-game series against brash 19-year-old Chinese world number one Ke Jie, who before the game called the programme a "cold machine" and vowed never to play it again after this week. AlphaGo, which …

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