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Facebook AI project halted after bots invent new language

Facebook has closed down two bots as part of a project teaching AI negotiation skills. The chatbots developed a new shorthand and began to communicate...

Brewing company draughts in Rockwell Automation to boost production

Cleveland, Ohio-based Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) has invested in manufacturing analytics technology from Rockwell Automation to scale its production efforts. As data proliferates, seemingly...

More digital assistants than people by 2021, says Ovum

Digital assistants will outnumber people within the next four years if the predictions in a new research report from Ovum come to pass. The...

Nuance aims to tackle consumer chatbot concerns

Just one in three consumers feel comfortable using artificially intelligent chatbots, according to a survey from research company Ask Your Target Market. Chatbots are computer...

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

The mainstream connected home remains distant dream, says Gartner

The connected home is still the realm of early adopters only, according to new research from industry analysts at Gartner. In a survey of 10,000 online...

Smart lock manufacturer Schlage announces Amazon Alexa integration

American lock manufacturer Schlage has formed a partnership with Amazon in a bid to bring the capabilities of the Alexa smart assistant to its products. As...

Amazon Alexa comes to cars courtesy of new Logitech Car Assistant...

AI assistant Alexa has broken free from its Amazon Echo speakers and will now be available via an Android app and third-party hardware. The online retailing...