Acquisition signals increasing role of AI in outsourcing

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With its announcement last week that it will purchase enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) and automation vendor Rage Frameworks, Genpact became the first IT and business process service provider to acquire an AI platform.



Waymo's self-driving van heads to Tahoe for some time in the snow

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Waymo is working on one of the key areas it still needs to tackle ahead of any general public launch of its self-driving technology: snow. The company's vehicles still had a lot to learn in this specific realm as of late last year, and it's one of the most challenging road conditions any autonomous vehicle can face, because of the effects of deep cold and blanketing snow not only on traction and vehicle handling, but also on sensors and optics.



Will AI Radically Change B2B Marketing? Marketers Think So - GetResponse Blog

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First, a startling piece of data: 80 percent of business-to-business marketing executives believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will revolutionize marketing by 2020, according to a recent study.


ITU initiates global dialogue on AI for social good

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Can artificial intelligence (AI) help address global challenges such as poverty, hunger, health, education, equality and the protection of our environment?


AI (Artificial Intelligence) Needs to Drive AI (Automated Insights)

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It's safe to say that as data sets grow and the time to create positive impressions shrinks, having compelling insights at your disposal becomes more critical to customer engagement success. Jim Sinai, vice president of marketing at Salesforce Einstein, notes how retailers are trying to build a better experience online and ultimately bridge the online and in-store experiences. "What the Salesforce Commerce Cloud with Einstein is actually helping people do is find opportunities to do product recommendations to visitors both for the web experience and the in-store experience and figure out how to bring that connected retail experience together."


Elon Musk is founding another company and it plans to merge human brains with AI

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Though the lace would interact directly with a person's brain, Musk said implanting it might not require extensive surgery, remarking that it could be injected into the veins.


Panasonic launches its first Artificial Intelligence-based smartphones in India

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Aiming to give users a simplified and an enhanced user experience, Panasonic India on Monday launched two new smartphones that are equipped with "Arbo" -- the company's in-house developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based virtual assistant. The smartphones are exclusively available on Flipkart. While Eluga Ray Max is priced at Rs 11,499 for 32GB variant and Rs 12,499 for 64GB variant, Eluga Ray X is available for Rs 8,999. "With the launch of our first AI-enabled smartphones, we are now expanding our product offerings which will help empower our consumer base and assist them in performing tasks in a smarter way," Manish Sharma, President and CEO, Panasonic India and South Asia, and Executive Officer, Panasonic Corporation, told reporters here.


Study: AI-Edited Email Newsletters Beat the Ones From Human Editors

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When discussing the jobs soon to be taken over by AI, critics often claim that some jobs simply can never be automated. If you're a graphic designer, for instance, you require a human touch that a machine can never replicate.