Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Facebook Acquires Wit.ai To Help Its Developers With Speech Recognition And Voice Interfaces

Facebook today acquired Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup founded 18 months ago to create an API for building voice-activated interfaces. Wit.ai already has 6,000...

Kika Tech Infusing AI Into Emoji Keyboard App

Ric Zhou is a cofounder and head of product for Kika Tech, makers of the Emoji Keyboard app for mobile smartphones, incorporating AI. Partnerships...

DigitalGenius breaks through Bot limitations

Bots seem to be all the rage this week, thanks to the release of Facebook’s Messenger Bot program at F8, but not everyone sees bots as...

“Mini-AI” required for telcos to push AI to the edge

The critical architecture decision that every mobile network operator (MNO) needs to make in the next few months or years is how to balance...

Google taps Movidius to bring machine learning to the handset

Movidius, a vision processing partner in Google’s Project Tango modular handset platform, is expanding its relationship with the search giant into artificial intelligence, aiming...

Qualcomm reveals deep learning SDK for devices powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC

Aware that its future in mobile SoCs and baseband silicon will always be threatened by the race to the bottom and the rise of...

Android-powered robot phone – RoboHon – by Sharp now available

Japanese manufacturer Sharp has taken the unusual step of launching a small robot that doubles as an Android cellphone. First previewed at last year’s CEATEC...

Facebook’s move into the enterprise via bots

The battle for our attention has once again shifted to a new technological plane within the mobile space. The industry now is starting to...

AI in Pharma and Biomedicine – Analysis of the Top 5 Global Drug Companies

The applications of AI in pharma are building momentum, but we wanted to look beyond the hype and find the underlying trends that matter...

Microsoft Buys SwiftKey, the Latest Deal in AI-Hungry Silicon Valley

Microsoft is buying the company behind SwiftKey, a popular app that uses predictive technology to simplify typing on mobile keyboards. In a blog post Wednesday, Microsoft said SwiftKey’s...






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