- Banks Across Africa Turn to IBM Hybrid Cloud and AI Solutions to Accelerate Digital Innovationon 22nd September 2021 at 5:00 pm
African banks including EcoBank, Attijariwafa Bank, United Bank of Africa, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, Nedbank and Banco Mais are tapping into IBM technologies to help advance financial inclusion across the continent
- IBM and Airspan Networks Plan to Work to Accelerate 5G-enabled Open RAN Adoption in Europeon 21st September 2021 at 4:00 am
Via IBM and Airspan’s planned testbed in Germany and France, European telco customers would have ability to trial edge applications and network slicing over long distances using 5G-enabled Open RAN
- CaixaBank boosts digital capabilities with IBM Cloud for Financial Services; Onboards to New IBM Cloud Multizone Region in Spainon 15th September 2021 at 4:00 am
- IBM's new Cloud Multizone Region (MZR) is designed to help European companies accelerate the development of intelligent workflows based on IBM's hybrid cloud approach and RedHat OpenShift in a secured environment.
- Atos to create center of excellence to accelerate digital transformation in the financial services industryon 14th September 2021 at 12:05 pm
Collaboration to help clients speed modernization with IBM Cloud for Financial Services
- DISH Selects IBM's AI-Powered Automation and Network Orchestration Software and Services for New Cloud-Native 5G Networkon 14th September 2021 at 12:00 pm
IBM and DISH to apply and implement customized software designed to enhance agility, reduce costs and create new revenue streams on DISH's 5G network
- The US is unfairly targeting Chinese scientists over industrial spying, says reportby Eileen Guo on 21st September 2021 at 4:41 pm
For years, civil rights groups have accused the US Department of Justice of racial profiling against scientists of Chinese descent. Today, a new report provides data that may quantify some of their claims. The study, published by the Committee of 100, an association of prominent Chinese-American civic leaders, found that individuals of Chinese heritage were…
- How these US schools reopened without sparking a covid outbreakby Betsy Ladyzhets on 21st September 2021 at 3:50 pm
A version of this story was originally published at the COVID-19 Data Dispatch. It’s impossible to overstate how controversial school reopening has become in the US this past year. After a spring of universal Zoom school, opinions diverged: some administrators, parents, and scientists pushed to get kids back in classrooms, while others lobbied for covid…
- Securing the energy revolution and IoT futureby Leo Simonovich on 21st September 2021 at 1:30 pm
In early 2021, Americans living on the East Coast got a sharp lesson on the growing importance of cybersecurity in the energy industry. A ransomware attack hit the company that operates the Colonial Pipeline—the major infrastructure artery that carries almost half of all liquid fuels from the Gulf Coast to the eastern United States. Knowing…
- How Amazon Ring uses domestic violence to market doorbell camerasby Eileen Guo on 20th September 2021 at 3:00 pm
This article was produced in partnership with Type Investigations, where Eileen Guo is an Ida B. Wells Fellow, and is being co-published by MIT Technology Review and Consumer Reports. A few hours before dawn in early May of last year, four police officers were dispatched to an address that they had come to know: the…
- This AI could predict 10 years of scientific priorities—if we let itby Tatyana Woodall on 20th September 2021 at 11:00 am
Every 10 years, US astronomers have to make some tough decisions. Outlined in a plan called the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics, a set of studies produced by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, these decisions determine the next decade’s scientific priorities for the field. The Decadal Survey has set the stage for big leaps in space exploration since the early…
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- Making self-driving cars safer through keener robot perceptionby Hannah Meiseles | MIT News Office on 16th September 2021 at 4:00 am
PhD student Heng Yang is developing algorithms to help driverless vehicles quickly and accurately assess their surroundings.
- Q&A: Dina Katabi on a “smart” home with actual intelligenceby Kim Martineau | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing on 7th September 2021 at 6:50 pm
MIT professor is designing the next generation of smart wireless devices that will sit in the background, gathering and interpreting data, rather than being worn on the body.
- Using adversarial attacks to refine molecular energy predictionsby Vineeth Venugopal | Department of Materials Science and Engineering on 1st September 2021 at 8:50 pm
MIT researchers find a new way to quantify the uncertainty in molecular energies predicted by neural networks.
- 360-degree transparency for construction sites made simpleby Daniel de Wolff | MIT Startup Exchange on 31st August 2021 at 7:40 pm
Jeevan Kalanithi SM ’07 is CEO of OpenSpace, a company founded by three Media Lab graduates using computer vision to benefit the construction industry.
- Jordan Harrod: Brain researcher and AI-focused YouTuberby Hannah Meiseles | MIT News Office on 29th August 2021 at 4:00 am
The PhD student uses machine learning as a tool for studying pain and consciousness — and as subject matter for her popular videos.
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- Human learning can be duplicated in solid matteron 22nd September 2021 at 4:18 pm
Researchers have found that learning -- a universal feature of intelligence in living beings -- can be mimicked in synthetic matter, a discovery that in turn could inspire new algorithms for artificial intelligence (AI).
- Tube-shaped robots roll up stairs, carry carts, and race one anotheron 22nd September 2021 at 4:18 pm
Researchers have designed a 4D-printed soft robot that self-assembles when heated and can take on challenging tasks like rolling uphill and navigating a bumpy and unpredictable landscape.
- As a population gets older, automation accelerateson 16th September 2021 at 3:45 pm
Economists authored a new study showing that aging populations lead to greater implementation of robots in workplace settings.
- Taking lessons from a sea slug, study points to better hardware for artificial intelligenceon 14th September 2021 at 2:00 pm
The sea slug has taught neuroscientists the most basic intelligence features that any creature in the animal kingdom needs to survive. Now, researchers have mimicked these strategies in a quantum material, a step toward figuring out how to build artificial intelligence directly into hardware.
- Do Alexa and Siri make kids bossier? New research suggests you might not need to worryon 14th September 2021 at 2:01 am
A team studied whether hanging out with conversational agents, such as Alexa or Siri, could affect the way children communicate with their fellow humans.
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- National Robotarium pioneers AI and telepresence robotic tech for remote health consultationsby Ryan Daws on 20th September 2021 at 1:45 pm
The National Robotarium, hosted by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, has unveiled an AI-powered telepresence robotic solution for remote health consultations. Using the solution, health practitioners would be able to assess a person’s physical and cognitive health from anywhere in the world. Patients could access specialists no matter whether they’re based in the UK, India, the... Read more » The post National Robotarium pioneers AI and telepresence robotic tech for remote health consultations appeared first on AI News.
- UN calls for ‘urgent’ action over AI’s risk to human rightsby Fin Strathern on 17th September 2021 at 2:15 pm
The United Nations’ (UN) head of human rights has called for all member states to put a moratorium on the sale and use of artificial intelligence systems. UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet acknowledged that AI can be a “force for good” but that it could also have “negative, even catastrophic, effects” if... Read more » The post UN calls for ‘urgent’ action over AI’s risk to human rights appeared first on AI News.
- Axelera AI start-up emerges with £8.7m backing from Bitfury, imecby Fin Strathern on 16th September 2021 at 3:29 pm
Axelera AI, a Dutch AI semiconductor start-up, has emerged from stealth with £8.7 million in seed round funding. The funding was led by Axelera’s incubator company, Bitfury, a security and infrastructure provider for the Bitcoin blockchain. Nanoelectronics R&D centre imec and venture capital Innovation Industries also participated in the seed round. Axelera is developing a... Read more » The post Axelera AI start-up emerges with £8.7m backing from Bitfury, imec appeared first on AI News.
- Web data is driving AI developmentby Or Lenchner on 14th September 2021 at 4:03 pm
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast shaping the world around us and is becoming increasingly important within business operations. In fact, research by Deloitte shows that 73% of IT and line-of-business executives see AI as an indispensable part of their current business. It’s clear to see there is great potential for AI in virtually all areas... Read more » The post Web data is driving AI development appeared first on AI News.
- Twitter begins labelling ‘good’ bots on the social media platformby Ryan Daws on 10th September 2021 at 2:13 pm
Twitter is testing a new feature that will give the good kind of bots some due recognition. Bots have become a particularly hot topic in recent years, but mainly for negative reasons. We’ve all seen their increased use to share propaganda to sway democratic processes and spread disinformation around things like COVID-19 vaccines. However, despite... Read more » The post Twitter begins labelling ‘good’ bots on the social media platform appeared first on AI News.
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- Conversational AI Making Headway in Powerful Healthcare Chatbots by Allison Proffitt on 16th September 2021 at 9:06 pm
By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Conversational AI has come a long way since ELIZA, which was intended by its creator in 1964 to be a parody of the responses of a psychotherapist to his patient, as a demonstration that communication between a human and a machine could only be superficial. What surprised Joseph Weizenbaum
- Gartner Hype Cycle for AI 2021 Highlights AI Orchestration, Governance by Allison Proffitt on 16th September 2021 at 8:46 pm
By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor An update by Gartner analysts to its Hype Cycle for AI 2021 report, prepared by Gartner analysts Shubhangi Vashisth and Svetlana Sicular, identifies four AI megatrends that are underway: Companies are looking to operationalize AI platforms to enable reusability, scalability, and governance and speed up AI adoption and growth. AI orchestration and automation platforms
- President Prioritizes Cybersecurity Protection, Response and Zero Trust by Allison Proffitt on 16th September 2021 at 8:32 pm
By AI Trends Staff President Joe Biden in May released an Executive Order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity, an effort to respond to recent cyber espionage campaigns and fundamentally rethink how security is provided in the nation’s digital infrastructure. “In our view, the EO does two things,” stated an advisory from PwC, the professional services network.
- Enterprise IoT Deployments, Spurred by Growth in 5G, Pose New Challenges by Allison Proffitt on 16th September 2021 at 8:15 pm
By AI Trends Staff The increased availability of 5G networks is spurring interest in enterprise IoT deployments, which is causing a range of questions to surface around how the deployments are going to work, especially with existing operational systems, according to a new report from technology research firm Information Services Group (ISG). Mobile network operators,
- Cybersecurity Threat Vectors For AI Autonomous Cars by Allison Proffitt on 16th September 2021 at 7:43 pm
By Lance Eliot, the AI Trends Insider Let’s talk about possums. The sneaky creatures are illustrative of the many ways that myriad threat vectors can undermine your otherwise seemingly unassailable security. You see, those darned possums were determined to break into my house. I was beset or in a siege by a seemingly endless supply of