Monday, 15 July 2019

Tag Archives: artificial intelligence

Ericsson launches AI lab in Canada

MONTREAL: Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson announced the launch of its “global artificial intelligence accelerator” in Montreal, where other tech heavyweights like Google, Facebook and Microsoft have invested in AI research and development. The specialized lab will focus on “using AI and automation technologies to create data-driven, intelligent products and services” ...

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US military investing $2b in artificial intelligence

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon’s research wing said it was investing $2 billion to develop a new generation of artificial intelligence with “human-like communication” skills. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, will use the money to fund around 20 existing and new projects that will push for a new level ...

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Robot hand learns human skills

SAN FRANCISCO:T hat’s how much virtual computing time it took researchers at OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence lab funded by Elon Musk and others, to train its disembodied hand. The team paid Google $3,500 to run its software on thousands of computers simultaneously, crunching the actual time to 48 hours. ...

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Sequoia in $50m backing for UK chipmaker Graphcore

LONDON: UK chipmaker Graphcore has raised $50m from Sequoia Capital, one of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms, as the start-up angles to become Britain’s biggest maker of artificial intelligence hardware. Sequoia has only made a handful of investments in Europe but said Graphcore was poised to compete with industry ...

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