Australia's robo-footballers go for gold at world champs
19 hours ago
A roar rings out as a small, white robot wins a tussle for the ball and kicks it into the goal.
Microsoft profit rises on shift to cloud computing
23 hours ago
Microsoft on Thursday reported that its quarterly earnings was lifted on the back of its shift to focusing on computing services hosted in the internet cloud.
China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030
Jul 21, 2017
China's government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars ...
SoftBank CEO sees massive data, AI as key to future advances
Jul 20, 2017
Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank Group Corp., says artificial intelligence combined with data gathered by billions of sensors will bring on an "information revolution," that will benefit people more than the 19th ...
Does the next industrial revolution spell the end of manufacturing jobs?
Jul 19, 2017
Robots have been taking our jobs since the 1960s. So why are politicians and business leaders only now becoming so worried about robots causing mass unemployment?
Elon Musk talks cars—and humanity's fate—with governors
Jul 16, 2017
Tesla CEO Elon Musk warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors on Saturday that government regulation of artificial intelligence is needed because it's a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization."
India's Infosys eyes artificial intelligence profits
Jul 14, 2017
Indian IT giant Infosys said Friday that artificial intelligence was key to future profits as it bids to satisfy clients' demands for innovative new technologies.
Artificial intelligence-based system warns when a gun appears in a video
Jul 07, 2017
Scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) have designed a computer system based on new artificial intelligence techniques that automatically detects in real time when a subject in a video draws a gun.
Study uses computer vision algorithm to study Google Street View images for signs of urban change
Jul 06, 2017
Harvard scientists are among the co-authors of a new study that uses computer vision algorithms to examine millions of Google Street View images to measure whether and how urban areas are changing. The study both found that ...
On computer science—a turbo in the algorithm
Jul 04, 2017
A new "Interview on Computer Science". Serge Abiteboul and Christine Froidevaux interview Claude Berrou, computer engineer and electronics engineer, and a member of the French Academy of Sciences. Claude Berrou is a professor ...