Tag: machinelearning

MIT has a new chip to make AI faster and more efficient on smartphones

Just one day after MIT revealed that some of its researchers had created a super low-power chip to handle encryption, the institute is back with a neural network chip that reduces power consumption by 95 percent. This feature makes them ideal ……


ARM’s latest processors are designed for mobile AI

ARM isn’t content to offer processor designs that are kinda-sorta ready for AI. The company has unveiled Project Trillium, a combination of hardware and software ingredients designed explicitly to speed up AI-related technologies like machine ……


Twitter bans ‘deepfake’ AI-generated porn

The fight against the spread of “deepfake” porn has another ally: Twitter. The social network has told Motherboard that it’s banning accounts that are either the original posters of AI-edited videos or dedicated to posting these clips. These……


Pornhub says it will ban ‘deepfake’ AI-edited videos

Is the thought of AI-generated fake porn (aka “deepfakes”) disturbing to you? You’re not the only one. Pornhub has informed Motherboard that it will ban videos that use machine learning to superimpose faces on porn actors. The company forbi……


Embark’s self-driving semi completes trip from California to Florida

Last year, autonomous trucking company Embark announced that it would begin using its Level 2 autonomous semis to deliver refrigerators from Texas to California. Now, TechCrunch reports, the company has taken it a step further as one of its tr……


Google flips on Pixel 2’s HDR+ feature for your go-to photo apps

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL include Pixel Visual Core, Google’s first custom imaging chip that allows for HDR+ quality pictures in third-party apps like Instagram and Snapchat. But Pixel 2 users haven’t been able to take advantage of those capa……


Google is using AI to predict flight delays

Flight delay alerts are helpful, but they usually depend on airlines notifying you in a timely fashion… and they’re not always quick on the draw. Google, however, is happy to fill that gap. It’s updating its Flights feature with not only e……


Pinterest hires Google computer vision expert to sort your Pins

Pinterest is very committed to improving its search technology through AI — so committed, in fact, that it just hired one of the foremost experts in the field. The social network has announced that it’s recruiting Chuck Rosenberg, Google’s A……


Google trained its AI camera with help from pro photographers

When Google unveiled its $249 Clips camera back in October 2017, it was easy to question Google’s motives. Lifelogging cameras weren’t a new idea, nor were they particularly successful, and given the rise in smartphone imaging and video qualit……


Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle

Google parent company Alphabet has a new business and it’s all about cybersecurity. Chronicle is an independent business under the Alphabet umbrella and it’s aimed at helping companies find, track and stop cyber attacks. With two branches — a……