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Weekly Brief: Cybersecurity service provider Darktrace raises $75M

This edition focuses on a week of funding announcements in AI by the investment community. AI is being applied to cybersecurity in the hopes of...

10 IT jobs that will likely be done by AI –...

In conversations about the impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on human jobs, the extremes get a lot of attention. On the one...

AI will make forging audio and video content entirely too easy

“Lordy, I hope there are tapes,” said an exasperated James Comey in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. Comey’s desire...

Experts Predict Exactly When AI Will Overtake Human Intelligence

Given the speed at which researchers are advancing artificial intelligence, the question has become not if A.I. will become smarter than its human creators,...

$8 million for career site Workey to help AI replace headhunters

One of the ways companies fill their ranks with good employees is by scouting “passive talent,” or people who aren’t currently looking for new...

Euro privacy laws might finally shake up digital privacy

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996—commonly known as HIPAA—created a uniform legal framework for protecting medical records across the entire healthcare...

How mining Big Data can produce fake news and voter manipulation

The opening chords of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Bad Moon Rising” rocked a hotel ballroom in New York City as a nattily dressed British man...

Robocop joins Dubai police force to fight real life crime

A robotic policeman which can help identify wanted criminals and collect evidence has joined Dubai's police force and will patrol busy areas in the...

More tech giants have joined a powerful group set up to...

Last September, Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft came together to form a new organisation in a bid to ensure that artificial intelligence (AI)...

Hobbyist scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for...

Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable data set for training convolutional...