Data & AI

Data & AI

Interview | Bloodhound’s Mark Chapman on taking smart manufacturing to 1,000mph

Bloodhound is a fast jet, Formula 1 car and space rocket rolled into one. At full speed, the supersonic vehicle will cover a mile...

How DLT, IoT and AI are converging to reshape transportation

Vangelis Andrikopoulos, Research Analyst at Outlier Ventures explains what the future of data storage and sharing might look like in the transportation sector. NEW CONNECTIONS An occasional series...

MIT researchers combat bias in AI training data

Bias in artificial intelligence (AI) systems can lead to inaccurate predictive models, inadequate search results, and discrimination, but a team of researchers at MIT...

Microsoft and Facebook team up on open-source AI

In a change of course, Microsoft is to start working more closely with Facebook on open-source AI. The two companies had previously been competing,...

Analysis | Google takes over DeepMind Health’s Streams, amid controversy

DeepMind Health, and its Streams app, are being brought under the direct control of Google, in a move that fuels past controversies around patient...

Microsoft, Tencent, Intel race to develop autonomous greenhouses

The world's population is expected to increase by another two and a half billion to 10 billion by 2055. At the same time, the...

AI diagnoses fall short when used across health systems, study reveals

AI tools trained to look for signs of pneumonia on chest X-rays can perform worse when tested on data from outside health systems, according...

Google Cloud unveils new tools to democratise AI

The appetite to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) has never been greater among business leaders. According to market research firm IDC, global spending on...

Analysis | Alibaba plans to make cloud computing its ‘main business’

Chinese e-commerce, media and technology giant Alibaba is planning to follow in the footsteps of Amazon and have its cloud computing business surpass its...

Ericsson, Einride, Telia connecting self-driving trucks with 5G

Networking provider Ericsson and Swedish telco Telia, in partnership with autonomous transportation company Einride, are demonstrating how driverless trucks can be enhanced with 5G...

AI: Researchers use machine learning to find source of viruses

Scientists have developed a machine learning algorithm that may help find the original hosts of viruses. It is hoped that the new tool could...

Intel & Tencent team up on AI-enabled cameras for retail

Chinese tech giant Tencent has partnered with Intel to create artificial intelligence-enhanced cameras that provide insights into retail environments. The collaboration will initially see Tencent...