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Google Supercomputer Sets New AI Performance Records

San Francisco: Google said it has built the worlds fastest machine learning (ML) training supercomputer that broke AI performance records in six out of eight industry-leading MLPerf benchmarks. Using this supercomputer, as well as the latest Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) chip, Google has set new performance records. “We achieved these results with ML model implementations […]

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Facebook AI Model Achieves 65% Accuracy To Detect Deepfake Videos

San Francisco: Alarmed at the growing forged or deepfake videos on its platform, Facebook organised a Deepfake Detection Challenge and the results were not very encouraging, as the highest-performing model achieved an average precision of 65.18 per cent against real world examples. This, however, establishes a new shared baseline as the artificial intelligence (AI) community […]

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Intel Joins CBSE To Empower 1 Lakh Indian Students In AI

New Delhi: Tech giant Intel and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to digitally empower nearly one lakh students with Artificial Intelligence (AI) integration in India’s education system. Initiatives include the roll-out of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) curriculum framework for grades VIII, IX and X for 22,000 […]

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AI can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders

New York: Not just overnight sleep tests, Artificial intelligence (AI) too has the potential to improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine, resulting in a more patient-centered care and better outcomes, researchers have found. The electrophysiological data collected during polysomnography — the most comprehensive type of sleep study — is well-positioned for enhanced analysis through […]

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AI Needs To Be Regulated: Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai

San Francisco: Joining Microsoft President Brad Smith and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday called for new regulations for Artificial Intelligence (AI), saying the only question now is how to approach it. Although new regulation is needed, “a cautious approach is required that might not see significant controls placed […]

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New AI System To Detect And Grade Prostate Cancer

London:  Researchers have developed a method based on artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnosis and grading of prostate cancer. The AI-system has the potential to solve one of the bottlenecks in the modern prostate cancer histopathology by providing more accurate diagnosis and better treatment decisions, they said. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Oncology, shows […]

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AI May Predict Long-Term Risks Of Heart Attack, Cardiac Death

New York: Researchers have found that machine learning, patterns and inferences computers use to learn to perform tasks, can predict the long-term risk of heart attack and cardiac death. According to the study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, machine learning appears to be better at predicting heart attacks and cardiac deaths than the standard […]

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AI To Determine If Immunotherapy Is Working In Lung Cancer

New York: Scientists who have pioneered the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict whether chemotherapy will be successful, can now determine which lung-cancer patients will benefit from expensive immunotherapy. Researchers used AI to find previously unseen changes in patterns in CT scans taken when the lung cancer is first diagnosed compared to scans taken […]

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Adobe Unveils 'Photoshop Camera' For Smartphone Shooters

Los Angeles: In a bid to empower smartphone photography lovers, software major Adobe on Monday introduced an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled camera app that brings Photoshop capabilities right in your palm. With “Photoshop Camera”, users can capture, edit and share photos and moments – both natural and creative – using real-time Photoshop-grade magic right from the […]

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Tech Giants Aim To Skill Indian Govt Officials In AI, Cloud

New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government goes bullish on emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud computing, Blockchain and data analytics, the daunting task ahead is to train millions of government officials so that these disruptive technologies can be optimised for the benefit of over one billion-plus people. Beyond skilling students, young coders and […]

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Advanced AI Set To Manipulate Social Media Soon: Musk

San Francisco: Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) which is beyond mere chat bots will soon be used to manipulate social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned. In a tweet, the staunch AI critic said that day is not far. “If advanced AI (beyond basic bots) hasn’t been applied to […]

Facebook picks 6 projects from India for AI ethics research

New Delhi: To encourage research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) ethics, Facebook has selected six projects from India that will focus on three key areas – governance, cultural diversity and operationalising ethics. The winners, declared on Friday, included the top two submissions in each category. Facebook announced the Ethics in AI research awards in June with […]

Huawei Launches Atlas 900, World's Fastest AI Training Cluster

Shanghai: Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday released Atlas 900, the world’s fastest Artificial Intelligence (AI) training cluster which would help to make technology more readily available for different fields of scientific research and business innovation. “The future of computing is a massive market worth more than two trillion US dollars. We will keep investing […]

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Honor launches AI-powered app for the visually impaired

Beijing: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Honor has launched its new AI-powered app ‘PocketVision at IFA 2019, which aims to help people read documents, menus and other hard to read texts. “With the launch of this app, we hope to create an enhanced reading experience for people all around the world, enabling a greater sense of independence […]

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Fake accounts evolve, able to copy human behaviour

New York: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that bots or fake accounts enabled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) on social media have evolved and are now able to copy human behaviour to avoid detection. For the study published in the journal First Monday, the research team from the University of Southern California examines bot […]

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AI, cloud computing, drones in focus of Modi govt for better e-governance

New Delhi: Emerging technology, like blockchain technology, Artificial Intelligence, virtual reality, drones, cloud computing — are all on the table of the Narendra Modi government as it pushes ahead to realise the goal of better e-governance for citizens. As part of its vision of providing a One Government experience to citizens, the Modi government is […]

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Ola acquires Bengaluru-based AI start-up Pikup.ai

Bengaluru: Ride-hailing service Ola on Tuesday announced the acquisition of ‘pikup.ai’, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up based out of Bangalore, for an undisclosed sum. As part of the deal, the team at pikup.ai will join Ola. Co-founded by Inder Singh and Ritwik Saikia, pikup.ai uses autonomous technologies like AI, computer vision and sensor fusion to […]

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Intel trains 1.5 lakh students, developers to boost AI in India

Bengaluru: Chip-making giant Intel on Wednesday said it has trained more than 150,000 developers, students and professors across 150 organisations in India over the past two years to boost the Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem in the country. “At Intel, we’re encouraged by the impact that AI is having, driven by our rich community of developers,” […]

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AI helps identify new breast cancer types

London: Using artificial intelligence (AI), researchers have distinguished five types of breast cancer, which were earlier lumped into one. Published in the NPJ Breast Cancer journal, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, applied AI and machine learning (ML) to gene sequences and molecular data from breast tumours, to reveal crucial differences among these cancer types. According […]

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IIT Kharagpur students develop AI App for elderly care

Kolkata: Aiming to lend support to geriatric care by aiding caregivers to reach out to the aged on time, students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have developed two interconnected android smartphone applications, an official said on Monday. The app named ‘CARE4U’, developed by an interdisciplinry team of 2nd year B.Tech students, connects […]

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AI predicts long-term mortality from chest X-ray data

New York: Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tool that can harvest information in chest X-rays to predict long-term mortality. The findings of this study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, could help to identify patients most likely to benefit from screening and preventive medicine for heart disease, lung cancer and other conditions. […]

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AI can diagnose breast cancer more quickly, accurately

New York: Breast ultrasound elastography is an emerging imaging technique that provides information about a potential breast lesion and researchers have identified the critical role AI can play in making this technique more efficient and accurate. Using more precise information about the characteristics of a cancerous versus non-cancerous breast lesion, this methodology using Artificial Intelligence […]

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Now AI can help predict storms, cyclones

New York: Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers have developed an algorithm to detect cloud formations that lead to storms, hurricanes and cyclones. The study, published in the journal IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, shows a model that can help forecasters recognise potential severe storms more quickly and accurately. The researchers created a framework […]

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AI could be a boon for Alzheimer's patients

New York: Artificial Intelligence (AI) can prove to be essential for healthcare providers to detect and manage Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, from which 44 million people suffer worldwide. In the study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the team introduced supervised Machine Learning (ML) as a modern approach and new […]

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Researchers build AI system to connect vision, touch

New York: A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a predictive Artificial Intelligence (AI) that can learn to see by touching and to feel by seeing. While our sense of touch gives us capabilities to feel the physical world, our eyes help us understand the full picture […]