Tuesday, January 28, 2020

EASI’R predicts when you’ll buy a new car before you know it yourself

When you think of hot startup communities, it is too easy to start the list at Silicon Valley and stop right there. But then you’d be missing out on a whole world of opportunity. Denmark has...

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 software keyboard and developer kit is used on more than...

Versium uses big data and machine learning to predict your best leads

Big data helps in mysterious ways. Versium has discovered this by using big data and machine learning to create a predictive marketing platform. The service, dubbed LifeData Predictive Lead Score, lets marketers build custom predictive models that...

When big data gets too big, this machine-learning algorithm may be the answer

Big data may hold a world of untapped potential, but what happens when your data set is bigger than your processing power can handle? A new algorithm that taps quantum computing may be able...

Test your Super Bowl picks with this new machine-learning prediction tool

There's been no end in sight to the advance of machine learning into the world of enterprise software, but this week a new online tool debuted for the purpose of sheer fun: predicting the winner...

IBM snaps up IRIS Analytics for machine-learning fraud detection

IBM announced Friday its acquisition of fraud software and consulting company IRIS Analytics. Big Blue plans to integrate the company's machine-learning technology into its IBM Counter Fraud Management suite that aims to identify and...

Facebook Research Raises Bar on Go-playing Machines

One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is the game of Go—the best human players beat the best Go engines with ease. That’s largely because of the way Go engines work. These...

Microsoft: 2016 Will Be The Year Of AI

Microsoft recently asked 16 members of its technology and research organization to predict the big trends of 2016. There are some outliers—a researcher here who is really excited about styluses, a researcher there who likes depth-field...

Yahoo Releases Its Biggest-Ever Machine Learning Dataset To The Research Community

Yahoo announced this morning that it’s making the largest-ever machine learning dataset available to the academic research community through its ongoing program, Yahoo Labs Webscope. The new dataset measures a whopping 13.5 TB (uncompressed) in...

How Google Aims To Dominate Artificial Intelligence

Today Google is announcing TensorFlow, its open ­source platform for machine learning, giving anyone a computer and internet connection (and casual background in deep learning algorithms) access to one of the most powerful machine...






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