Monday, March 25, 2019

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...

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...

Apple Artificial Intelligence: Where Apple Fits Into the AI Race

In 2011 when IBM’s super-computer Watson won on Jeopardy, people got a glimpse of what the future will be like. It will be a...

Google to Make Smartphones That Recognize Faces

Soon, smartphones will not only take snapshots and videos but also recognize the objects pictured. Google is working with a Silicon Valley chip designer to let...

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...






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