Artificial intelligence

September 25, 2017 - 1:05 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks are opening modestly lower NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are down today after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. At 12:54 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, to 2,494. The Dow Jones...
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September 13, 2017 - 5:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years - but autonomous boats could be just around the pier. Spurred in part by the car industry's race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators are building automated ferry boats for Amsterdam canals, cargo ships that...
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September 07, 2017 - 12:07 am
BOSTON (AP) — IBM is planning to spend $240 million over the next decade to create an artificial intelligence research lab at MIT. Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Thursday announced the formation of the new MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab. It will support joint research by IBM and MIT scientists...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, attends a meeting with students in Yaroslavl, Russia, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Putin said that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world. Putin, speaking Friday at a meeting with students, said the development of AI raises "colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult to predict now." (Alexei Druzhinin, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
September 01, 2017 - 10:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world. Putin, speaking Friday at a meeting with students, said the development of AI raises "colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult...
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September 01, 2017 - 9:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world. Putin, speaking Friday at a meeting with students, said the development of AI raises "colossal opportunities and threats that are difficult...
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In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, computer scientist Andrew Ng, right, works with others at his office in Palo Alto, Calif. Ng, one of the world's most renowned researchers in machine learning and artificial intelligence, is facing a dilemma: there aren't enough experts trained to train the machines. So when he isn't pushing into the frontier of AI himself, Ng is building new ways to help educate the next generation of AI specialists. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 21, 2017 - 1:43 pm
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Ng has led teams at Google and Baidu that have gone on to create self-learning computer programs used by hundreds of millions of people, including email spam filters and touch-screen keyboards that make typing easier by predicting what you might want to say next. As...
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In this Friday, July 14, 2017, photo, computer scientist Andrew Ng poses at his office in Palo Alto, Calif. Ng, one of the world's most renowned researchers in machine learning and artificial intelligence, is facing a dilemma: there aren't enough experts trained to train the machines. So when he isn't pushing into the frontier of AI himself, Ng is building new ways to help educate the next generation of AI specialists. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 21, 2017 - 1:36 pm
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — What does artificial intelligence researcher Andrew Ng have in common with a "very depressed robot" from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"? Both have huge brains. Here are some fun facts about the man who connected graphics chips to neural networks and has taught...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017, file photo, Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett speaks after being introduced as the automaker's new chief executive in Dearborn, Mich. Hackett says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
August 17, 2017 - 7:08 am
DETROIT (AP) — The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields in May, says new mobility projects such as buying a shuttle company and the purchase of an artificial...
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FILE - In this Sept 15, 2015 file photo, Oscar-winning director James Cameron attends the U.S. China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles. Cameron has taken time out from crafting the upcoming four "Avatar" sequels to return to one of his old films, one he says is as up-to-the-minute as ever "Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” Cameron converted the 26-year-old film into a 3D format that hits movie theaters Aug. 25, 2017. It arrives just as escalating tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions are in the headlines.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)
August 11, 2017 - 11:53 am
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — James Cameron has taken time out from crafting the upcoming four "Avatar" sequels to return to one of his old films, one he says is as up-to-the-minute as ever — "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." Cameron converted the 26-year-old film — in which one robot with artificial...
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In this April 26, 2016 photo, a visitor takes a photo of a LeEco LeSEE self-driving electric concept car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing. China's government announced Thursday, July 21, 2017, a goal of transforming the country into a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting additional political support behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 21, 2017 - 2:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. Communist leaders see AI as key to making...
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