EghtesadOnline: Xu Li’s software scans more faces than maybe any on earth. He has the Chinese police to thank.
EghtesadOnline: Facebook Inc. has hired more than 150 counterterrorism experts and is increasingly using artificial intelligence that can understand language and analyze images to try to keep terrorists from using the social network for recruiting and propaganda.
EghtesadOnline: Apple Inc. got an early start in artificial intelligence software with the 2011 introduction of Siri, a tool that lets users operate their smartphones with voice commands.
EghtesadOnline: Google’s latest effort to thaw relations with China involves an artificial intelligence pow-wow -- and a game of Go.
EghtesadOnline: The world's largest private equity fund, backed by Japan's Softbank Group and Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund, said on Saturday it had raised over $93 billion to invest in technology sectors such as artificial intelligence and robotics.
EghtesadOnline: Grammarly says it uses artificial intelligence to suggest writing improvements as you type.
EghtesadOnline: Artificial intelligence has come a long way in the 20 years since International Business Machines Corp.’s Deep Blue beat world champion Garry Kasparov in a six-game chess match, or even the six years since Watson trounced Ken Jennings on Jeopardy! Computers have beaten top human players at checkers, backgammon, poker, and go. Add to the list Super Smash Bros. Melee, a 2001 Nintendo Co. fighting game that lets you pit, say, Mario against Pikachu.
EghtesadOnline: An advertiser boycott of YouTube is testing a critical and much-hyped part of Google's future: its prowess in artificial intelligence. Some experts in the field say the technology isn't up to scratch yet, but that if any company can solve the problem at hand, it's the online search giant.
EghtesadOnline: Hedge funds have been trying to teach computers to think like traders for years. Now, after many false dawns, an artificial intelligence technology called deep learning that loosely mimics the neurons in our brains is holding out promise for firms.
EghtesadOnline: If you're a brand advertiser at a car company or a cereal maker, you may want to know when your product appears, unscripted, in hundreds of hours of TV shows or online videos. How to track that without watching all of it? An artificial intelligence startup has the answer.