Data & AI

Data & AI

Could M&S’s new data academy secure its digital-first future?

In an effort to combat the digital retail shadow cast by the likes of Amazon, UK high street store Marks & Spencer has teamed...

ARM hunts for IoT riches with Treasure Data buy | Analysis

ARM Holdings, the UK-based chipmaker owned by Japanese technology and investment conglomerate SoftBank, is on the cusp of buying US data analytics start-up Treasure...

Robotic hand uses AI, 100 simulated years to achieve dexterity

AI researchers from non-profit organisation OpenAI have created a system that allows a robotic hand to learn to manipulate physical objects with unprecedented dexterity,...

Zuckerberg at bay: Is Facebook too big to fail? | Analysis

Internet of Business says The question ‘Is Facebook to big to fail?’ is on Wall Street's mind, in the wake of a torrid week for...

The AI of the beholder: Eye movements can predict personality

New machine learning research has established links between how we move our eyes and our personalities. The study was carried out by a partnership between...

China using artificial intelligence to make foreign policy: report

NEWSBYTE The Chinese government is working on a number of artificial intelligence technologies to help its foreign policy efforts, says a local report. According to...

Intelligent automation: AI, RPA will fail without strategic leadership – KPMG

Most intelligent automation projects that are underway or in the pipeline will fail, according to a new report published this morning by professional services...

Amazon’s record financials reveal AWS as the $6bn golden egg

Retail behemoth and connected technology company Amazon has reported Q2 results that reveal record profits of $2.5 billion and 39 percent year-on-year revenue growth. Amazon...

IAC assembling smart auto factory for a flexible future

Auto parts manufacturer Industrial Automotive Components (IAC) is to roll out a range of industrial IoT (IIoT) projects at its Halewood, UK, plant, which...

MIT helps machine learning systems to perceive human emotions

Researchers at MIT's Media Lab have developed a machine learning system that 'reads' facial expressions to determine human emotions. The rush to develop machines capable...

Google unveils enterprise Cloud Services Platform – AI, on-premise options

Picture three American muscle cars parked in the enterprise driveway. One, the largest vehicle, carries the badge ‘AWS’, the second ‘Microsoft Azure’, and the...

Industry 4.0: Overcoming ‘pilot purgatory’ key to manufacturing success – McKinsey

Most manufacturers believe they are leading their markets in Industry 4.0 technologies – despite evidence to the contrary, according to a new report from...