AI can be fooled by playing with words
Published in AI
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:04

AI can be fooled by playing with words


Boffins come up with text fooler

Changing a single word in your resume can fool AI screening software into classifying you as a person with deep convictions instead of a person with a long list of convictions.

AI might save humans after all
Published in AI
Friday, 21 February 2020 08:52

AI might save humans after all


Boffins asks Hal to sort out antibiotic problems

While people worry about AI taking over the world and killing humans, it looks like it has come up with a powerful antibiotic that kills some of the most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria in the world.

AI develops human medicine
Published in AI
Friday, 14 February 2020 09:38

AI develops human medicine


Human trials have begun

A medicine developed by artificial intelligence may be used to treat patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

AI did kung flu on Wuhan virus
Published in AI
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 10:00

AI did kung flu on Wuhan virus


First off the bat

A Canadian health monitoring platform using AI beat the World Health Organisation and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at spotting the Wuhan Virus, which crossed to humans from bats.

2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 13:03

2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive


Part One: 5G 

It all comes down to a single very memorable date, February 29, 2000, which was the first time I published an international article at The Register. Twenty years and thousands of stories later, I am ready to share some of my predictions for 2020. Let me start with 5G. 

Now is the winter of AI's discontent
Published in AI
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 11:14

Now is the winter of AI's discontent


Colder nights draw in for the new tech

While AI has been big news for the last decade, researchers in the field warn that the industry is about to enter a new and much quieter phase.

AI less likely to boob in breast exams
Published in AI
Thursday, 02 January 2020 09:35

AI less likely to boob in breast exams


Could reduce errors

A Google AI system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer based on screening mammograms and showed promise at reducing errors, researchers in the United States and Britain reported.

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share
Published in PC Hardware
Saturday, 21 December 2019 10:09

Intel CEO gives up chasing market share


Analysis:
CTO mindset

There was a lot of discussion about Intel’s CEO's recent presentation at the Credit Suisse technology conference. Bob Swan commented that he is willing to give up the 90 percent mark share mindset. He would instead get 30 percent of all silicon market valued at $288 TAM.

GTI and Sensory accelerate biometrics by 4X
Published in AI
Friday, 20 December 2019 12:35

GTI and Sensory accelerate biometrics by 4X


Enhanced AI Biometric Access on Edge Devices

Gyrfalcon Technology inc, GTI announced a partnership with AI solution provider Sensory to deliver low latency, high reliability embedded, machine learning capabilities on edge devices.

Intel buys Habana Labs
Published in AI
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 10:24

Intel buys Habana Labs


Wants to improve its AI

Intel has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable AI and machine learning accelerators for cloud data centres.