AI

Commuters walk by surveillance cameras installed at a walkway in between two subway stations in Beijing.
Andy Wong/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 17, 2019 - 3:20 pm
A growing number of countries are following China's lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a research group's report published Tuesday.
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The "tongue" could tell the difference between different kinds of whisky.
Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty via CNN
August 05, 2019 - 9:14 pm
Alice Johnston, CNN (CNN) -- An artificial "tongue" that can taste minute differences between varieties of Scotch whisky could be the key to identifying counterfeit alcohol, scientists say. Engineers from the universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde in Scotland created a device made of gold and...
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This undated photo provided by Mila shows Yoshua Bengio, a professor at the University of Montreal and scientific director at the Artificial Intelligence Institute in Quebec.
Maryse Boyce/Mila via AP
March 27, 2019 - 7:37 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Computers have become so smart during the past 20 years that people don't think twice about chatting with digital assistants like Alexa and Siri or seeing their friends automatically tagged in Facebook pictures. But making those quantum leaps from science fiction to reality...
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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file aerial photo shows the Pentagon in Washington.
Charles Dharapak/ AP Photo, File
February 12, 2019 - 9:50 pm
(AP) — The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare, but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation's values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy in a report released Tuesday. The plan calls for accelerating the use of AI...
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Harish Natarajan, Project Debater's opponent at Think 2019, is a 2016 World Debating Championships Grand Finalist and 2012 European Debate Champion. Harish holds the world record for most debate competition victories.
IBM via CNN
February 12, 2019 - 10:51 am
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- People are great at arguing. But a project from IBM shows that computers are getting quite good at it, too. On Monday, Harish Natarajan, a grand finalist in 2016's World Debating Championships, faced off against IBM's Project Debater — a computer touted by the...
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After 130 years, it can be hard to come up with new flavors, so the world's largest spice company is becoming the latest food producer to turn to artificial intelligence for help.
McCormick & Company via CNN
February 04, 2019 - 9:55 pm
By Rachel Metz, CNN Business (CNN) -- After 130 years, it can be hard to come up with new flavors, so the world's largest spice company is becoming the latest food producer to turn to artificial intelligence for help. McCormick -- the maker of Old Bay and other seasonings, spices and condiments --...
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Online leader Amazon Inc. has refused comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations.
AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File
January 25, 2019 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facial-detection technology that Amazon is marketing to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto. Privacy and civil rights advocates have called on Amazon to stop marketing its...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gestures during a roundtable discussion with members of the Canadian Technology Accelerator.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa
May 18, 2018 - 1:12 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead. "We've been investing massively in AI," Trudeau told a conference of tech...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks about YouTube break reminders at the Google I/O conference.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Ian Bush
May 08, 2018 - 6:24 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP, KYW Newsradio) — The next big thing from Google might make your jaw drop — but you don't even have to open your mouth. It sounds like any old phone conversation. Woman 1 : "Hello, how can I help you?" Woman 2 : "Hi, I'm calling to book a woman's haircut for a client." But...
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