Microsoft researchers build a bot that draws what you tell it to
7 hours ago
If you're handed a note that asks you to draw a picture of a bird with a yellow body, black wings and a short beak, chances are you'll start with a rough outline of a bird, then glance back at the note, see the yellow part ...
Facebook to train 65,000 in French job schemes
10 hours ago
Facebook said Monday that it will train 65,000 French people in digital skills in free schemes to help women set up businesses and the long-term unemployed get back to work.
UMass gets Chan Zuckerberg grant for scientific project
Jan 21, 2018
The University of Massachusetts has received a $5.5 million grant from a philanthropy founded by the man behind Facebook and his wife to create a way to search millions of scientific research articles.
Microsoft, Alibaba AI programs beat humans in a Stanford reading test
Jan 19, 2018
First, they beat us at chess. Then it was Go. Now it's basic reading comprehension.
Machine intelligence on the ISS
Jan 19, 2018
Artificial intelligence already helping astronauts on the International Space Station is also providing a promising approach for solving crimes. In an era of security concerns across Europe, the smart use of police data is ...
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content
Jan 17, 2018
Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard Wednesday.
Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans
Jan 16, 2018
David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems.
Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source
Jan 15, 2018
The next phase in data collection is right under your feet.
Top takeaways from Consumers Electronics Show
Jan 13, 2018
The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Friday in Las Vegas, drew some 4,000 exhibitors from dozens of countries and more than 170,000 attendees, showcased some of the latest from the technology world.
Hyundai Motor invests in Southeast Asian ride-sharing Grab
Jan 11, 2018
Hyundai Motor is joining hands with Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab to break into one of the world's fastest-growing markets.