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Apple bets big on Japan to improve Siri, hires Japanese experts for AI development

Apple is planning to leverage the knowledge gained by Japan to improve Siri. Responding to queries posted by Nikkei Asian Review, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Japan has a big role to play in the development of AI. Cook revealed that the company's new...

AI startup Findo personal search assistant raises $4 million, introduces predictive insights

Findo.io, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based smart search assistant has raised $4 million series seed 2 investment from Flint capital. Moreover, the company has integrated predictive insights, which automatically solves information overload via AI. Launched in June, the smart search engine leverages artificial intelligence to...

Facebook F8 Developer Conference Day 2: Connectivity Lab, Artificial Intelligence, Social VR and Open Source

Facebook F8 Veveloper Conference Day 2
The Facebook's F8 Developer Conference entered its second day with several new announcements related to connectivity lab, artificial intelligence (AI), social VR and a wide range of new open source initiatives. While speaking at the opening keynote session, Facebook Chief Technology Officer - Mike Schroepfer...

Things Facebook Messenger Chatbots can do automatically

Things Facebook Messenger Chatbots can do automatically
Facebook finally revealed its plan to allow businesses to build bots for Messenger. Announced at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco, developers present at the conference had an opportunity to experience a sneak peek at how these bots actually work. However, Facebook has...

Microsoft confirms acquisition of SwiftKey for $250 million

Microsoft acquires SwiftKey
Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey, a popular keyboard app for an amount of $250 million. As part of the deal, Swiftkey employees will join Microsoft to help them in the future development of the app. With a user base of 300 million people worldwide and growing,...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes learning to build AI as his new year resolution

Facebook Mark Zuckerberg AI New Year Resolution Pc-Tablet Media
Mark Zuckerberg in a post on his Facebook wall said that he is committed to learning new concepts and work for those things that are outside the preview of his work. The 31-year-old CEO of Facebook stated that his challenge for 2016 is to create...

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, other investors back artificial interlligence venture with $1 bn

Tesla Gigafactory
Elon Musk, best known as the CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., will be working together with other investors to fund an artificial intelligence research center, he announced on Friday. The project is being called OpenAI, and it will be joining several initiatives backed by tech...

Microsoft Research NExT releases top 16 predictions for 2016

Microsoft's Research releases top 16 predictions for 2016
Microsoft released a collection of predictions from 16 leading thinkers within their Technology and Research organization on December 4. These predictions forecast the future of technology for the upcoming year of 2016. Microsoft claims that 2015 ushered in “a new Golden Age of technological advancement,”...