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Role of Artificial Intelligence in Financial Fraud Detection


Until a few years ago Artificial Intelligence seemed like a thing from sci-fi movies. The whole concept seemed like fiction or a far fetched dream fed by wishful thinking. Then came personal assistants like Siri, Google Assistant, Bixby, Alexa and Cortana, which made the people realise that they could have something like a Jarvis in their homes as well. However, these are just known as weak AIs. Strong AIs are theoretically able to work with human cognitive abilities.

Nobody Wants to Talk to an AI


As AIs progress, the limits between robots and humans are narrowing. AI challenges us in countless areas and is surpassing our ability to complete countless tasks. And today, companies want us to talk to them via AI–their so-called vocal assistants. As if talking to a robot has become normal! Recent years have seen an explosion in so-called conversational AI. The problem is that some current systems are still unstable and don't exactly spark the desire for conversation.

The Future Is AI: Catalysing Change In Your Business


Artificial intelligence – AI – was a mere computational theory back in the 1950s when Alan Turing designed the first Turing Test to measure a machine's intelligence. Today, AI inhabits consumer electronics in the form of Siri, Cortana, Alexa and Google Assistant – it lives behind our internet browsers, within the relative confines of wireless networks and circuit boards. We interact with AI all the time – Google's auto-suggest function, customer service bots and YouTube's search algorithm are all examples of AI. In just half a century, AI's role in society has become firmly established. Developments in software programming and IT have facilitated important innovations in AI.

Google beefs up Workspace with new apps, and Google Assistant


Google Sheets, Docs, and Slides have traditionally been the cornerstone of Google Workspace Essentials. Now you can add Chat, Jamboard, and Calendar, too. Google made a number of additions and changes to its Google Workspace on the eve of Microsoft Ignite this week. Workspace, formerly known as G Suite, is being beefed up with the addition of a number of notable features, including the ability to use a Nest Hub Max as a second screen for a Google Meet meeting, even in the home. Google is adding its Google Assistant to Workspace, and it's generally available to respond to questions like "When's my next meeting?"

Amazon Echo Show 5 smart speaker is half price

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We thought Amazon reserved its very best deals for Black Friday, but today they've surprised us with a top saving on the bestselling Amazon Echo Show 5. This device was just £39.99 over Black Friday, and now it's back on sale for its record low price with a whopping 50 per cent off. The Echo Show 5, which boasts a 5.5-inch touch screen display and camera, can now be picked up for just £39.99 (originally £79.99), saving you £40. Amazon's Echo Show 5 smart speaker is on sale with 50 per cent off - reduced to just £39.99 The popular smart speaker has earned a perfect five-star rating from more than 74,000 reviewers, who've described it as'fantastic', a'must-have' and the'best Echo to date'.

5 ways to change artificial intelligence in education sector


"Our Intellect is what makes us human, and AI is an extension of the quality." Artificial Intelligence is a branch of mathematics generating and analyzing the machines directed at the stimulation of human intelligence procedures. The most important aim of AI would be to maximize the regular procedures, enhancing their speed and efficiency (provided it was executed and supported correctly). Consequently, the amount of organizations embracing AI continues to grow globally. Based on Research and Markets,"The analysts predict the Artificial Intelligence Market at the US Education Sector to increase at a CAGR of 47.77% throughout the span 2018-2022."

A High Schooler's Guide To Deep Learning And AI


The idea of creating a virtual human that can converse seamlessly with a user seems daunting to most people who are just getting into artificial intelligence and looking into how utterly complex existing commercial systems are. And their fears aren't misled - larger systems that contain a plethora of data samples and an intricate network architecture, and are responsible for providing the highest quality home assistant system are very difficult to replicate. But, creating virtual assistants at a smaller level has already been simplified to allow virtually anyone to make their own conversational persona. Over the past decade, the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies has developed countless virtual personalities for a variety of reasons: The institute has been able to create the amount of virtual humans as they have because of the technology they developed titled'NPCEditor'. As the name implies, the program allows the team to edit an NPC, or non-player-character. Developed by research scientist Anton Leuski and lead professor of NLP David Traum, the software has been simplified enough so that it is incredibly easy to create a virtual human.

Is the Market Ready for Fully-Connected Smart Homes?


In the last few years, the smart home has been built up as a kind of domestic nirvana. Consumers simply need to purchase multiple smart devices, such as televisions or appliances, and, presto!--they all work together to create a personalized and ultra-connected home. Recent research shows four major barriers impacting the adoption of smart homes. Let's take a closer look at each. The cost of a home automation system typically ranges from $404 to $1,830, with a national average of $1,045, according to HomeAdvisor.

Vizio vs. TCL: TVs for every budget


Vizio and TCL sell budget-friendly TVs that don't compromise on quality -- perfect for gaming, virtual workouts, and binge-watching Cobra Kai. Reviewers love them because they're not as expensive as TVs from other top brands, but have many of the same features. But what brand should you choose? Both TCL and Vizio offer models with 4K resolution and advanced gaming features to use with the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. To help you decide, take a look at our TV breakdown. Sure, they don't have 4K or 8K displays.

Verint - APAC on LinkedIn: #IVA #AI #CX


Verint is proud to announce that in recent times Opus Research, Kisaco Research and DMG Consulting LLC have all officially recognised our #IVA solution as a market leader for its innovative #AI technology, open integration, scalability and customer satisfaction. Learn more on how to transform your #CX with our Intelligent Virtual Assistant that uses #AI and #machinelearning here