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White House Sets $973M Non-Defense AI R&D Budget for FY2020

The White House recently released its FY2020 non-defense AI R&D spending request, totaling just under $1 billion. Michael Kratsios, U.S. CTO and head of the White...

Pursuit of AI that Can be Trusted Getting More Attention in Pandemic Era

By AI Trends Staff AI is receiving a push from the race to find a vaccine, diagnostics and effective treatments for the COVID-19 virus, and...

SolarWinds Hack Likely Assisted by AI, Suggests Microsoft’s Smith 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The massive attack on US government agencies and US businesses that is a suspected Russian espionage operation was...

IT Experts Advise Biden Administration to Pursue ‘Zero Trust’ Security 

By John P, Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Experts offering IT acquisition advice to the incoming Biden administration suggest building on the Trump Administration’s AI and...

How The World’s Biggest Banks are Doubling Down on AI

When we think of companies at the forefront of technological innovation, global financial institutions don’t necessarily come to mind. Instead, massive tech giants like...

India Engages in a National Initiative to Support Its AI Industry 

By AI Trends Staff    The government of India is engaged in an initiative on AI that aims to promote the industry, which a recent IDC...

Bipartisan Agreement in Congress on AI Points to Way Forward with China 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor  The final report from the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, released last week, points to a surprisingly bipartisan agreement on the importance...

Federal Government Moving to Implement AI More Widely

By AI Trends Staff The VA is planning to expand its use of AI; the IRS is moving to employ more AI for help with...

White House Releases 10 AI Principles for Agencies to Follow

By AI Trends Staff The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)  this week released what it has described as a “first of...

US Military Seeks to Speed AI Adoption for Support Systems 

By AI Trends Staff   The US military needs to scale up its use of AI or be left behind by adversaries, Lt. Gen. Michael Groen,...




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