Machine learning

Artificial intelligence to update digital maps and improve GPS navigation

A new AI system is to help improve digital maps for GPS navigation.

Intel presents two new Nervana processors for AI and cloud computing

Intel’s first purpose-built ASICs for complex deep learning with scale and efficiency for cloud and data center customers.

AI can identify up to 200 species of birds from just a photo

A machine learning algorithm that can determine the type of bird by simply looking at its photo.

Microsoft’s ultra-durable quartz glass securely stores data for centuries

Microsoft has successfully stored and read back the classic 1978 “Superman” movie on a 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2 mm piece of durable silica glass, on which you can store up to 75.6 GB of data.

Alibaba introduces its first ultra-fast AI chip, Hanguang 800

The chip could make performing machine learning tasks faster and more energy-efficient.

AI “lifelike” avatars to narrate popular novels in authors’ voices

Last fall, the Chinese search engine Sogou launched two AI newsreaders, still working for China's state-run news agency Xinhua. But the company hasn't stopped...

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