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CrowdFlower Announces $1 Million "AI for Everyone" Challenge

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Finalists will be selected by members of CrowdFlower's Scientific Advisory Board: Barney Pell, founder at Moon Express; Pete Warden, Staff Research Engineer at Google; Monica Rogati, independent data science advisor; Adrian Weller, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge and Lukas Biewald, founder at CrowdFlower. About CrowdFlower CrowdFlower is the essential human-in-the-loop AI platform for data science teams. The CrowdFlower software platform supports a wide range of use cases including self-driving cars, intelligent personal assistants, medical image labeling, content categorization, customer support ticket classification, social data insight, CRM data enrichment, product categorization, and search relevance. Headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Canvas Venture Fund, Trinity Ventures, and Microsoft Ventures, CrowdFlower serves data science teams at Fortune 500 and fast-growing data-driven organizations across a wide variety of industries.


Google I/O 2017: Everything important that Google announced today

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At Google's 2017 I/O keynote today, CEO Sundar Pichai introduced new products and shared more information about the company's "AI first" future. Examples: Google Search now ranks differently using machine learning, Google Maps Street View automatically recognizes signs, video calling uses machine learning for low-bandwidth situations, etc. Google's latest user numbers: There are now 2 billion active Android devices, 500 million active Google Photos users and 1.2 billion videos and photos uploaded to Google Photos every day. Developers can now build apps or "actions" that run on Google Assistant on Android and iOS.


Investorideas.com - #AI News: #ArtificialIntelligence Next Key Growth Area for Smartphones as Numbers Top Six Billion by 2020, IHS Markit Says

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Newswire) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the next big growth areas for the mobile industry according to a white paper released by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, ahead of Mobile World Congress. "Smartphones will both be the interface for consumer AI and deliver the vast amount of data technology companies need to train AI systems" "We see AI making smart devices even smarter with improved user experiences," said Ian Fogg, director of mobile and telecom analysis at IHS Markit. "Smartphones will both be the interface for consumer AI and deliver the vast amount of data technology companies need to train AI systems," Fogg said. IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.


IEEE Solicits Global Input on Recently Introduced Vision for Prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems

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PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the "OurAIVision" Campaign in conjunction with the recently introduced paper, Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems (AI/AS). Launched by The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, Ethically Aligned Design is a first version of a global document encouraging technologists to prioritize ethical considerations in the creation of autonomous and intelligent technologies. For more information, or to become an Initiative member, please visit The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems website or contact John C. Havens, executive director of the IEEE Global Initiative. IEEE is the largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.


Genpact Strengthens Artificial Intelligence Capabilities with Acquisition of Rage Frameworks

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If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please contact pressreleases@franklyinc.com Addition of enterprise-level AI capabilities furthers Genpact's ability to drive digital transformation at speed and scale for clients Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rage Frameworks, a leader in knowledge-based automation technology and services providing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the Enterprise. "The unique combination of Rage's no-code development platform and deep global talent pool of AI, automation, and financial services expertise, coupled with Genpact's domain expertise and what we believe is the world's largest digital process sandbox, allows for a level of agility of implementation and speed to insight that was previously unattainable." The two companies have partnered on a number of strategic client engagements, including an automated management reporting solution for a large global insurer and global CPG leader, as well as automated financial spreading solutions for several large financial institutions, among others. About Genpact Genpact (NYSE: G) is a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for our clients, putting digital and data to work to create competitive advantage.


Genpact Strengthens Artificial Intelligence Capabilities with Acquisition of Rage Frameworks

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Genpact (NYSE:G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for clients, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rage Frameworks, a leader in knowledge-based automation technology and services providing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the Enterprise. "The unique combination of Rage's no-code development platform and deep global talent pool of AI, automation, and financial services expertise, coupled with Genpact's domain expertise and what we believe is the world's largest digital process sandbox, allows for a level of agility of implementation and speed to insight that was previously unattainable." The two companies have partnered on a number of strategic client engagements, including an automated management reporting solution for a large global insurer and global CPG leader, as well as automated financial spreading solutions for several large financial institutions, among others. About Genpact Genpact (NYSE:G) is a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation for our clients, putting digital and data to work to create competitive advantage.


NVIDIA and Microsoft Boost AI Cloud Computing with Launch of Industry-Standard Hyperscale GPU Accelerator

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Providing hyperscale data centers with a fast, flexible path for AI, the new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator is an open-source design released in conjunction with Microsoft's Project Olympus. It will enable cloud-service providers to easily adopt NVIDIA GPUs to meet surging demand for AI computing." NVIDIA Joins Open Compute Project NVIDIA is joining the Open Compute Project to help drive AI and innovation in the data center. Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to: the performance, impact and benefits of the HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator; and NVIDIA joining the Open Compute Project are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations.


Artificial Intelligence and Additive Manufacturing to Transform the Supply Chain Process, Reports SpendEdge

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Despite both technologies being fairly new, particularly 3D printing, procurement market intelligence experts at SpendEdge state that these technologies have several applications in the supply chain for addressing procurement challenges, and will very soon become an integral part due to its improved and sophisticated functionalities. The technology reduces design complexity and material need, thereby helping companies work toward lean production as well as improve design quality. Artificial intelligence changes supply chain processes into algorithms to monitor the entire operation. Procurement market intelligence experts at SpendEdge accomplish this using AI technology in supply chains will also result in building a structure where there is a continuous flow of products and data from one end point to the other of the global supply chain operation.


AMD steps up to take on Intel with the Ryzen 7 CPU; How does it stack up?

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But there's another computer chip maker, Advanced Micro Devices, or AMD, that we don't hear about very much, although that may be about to change. Here at DT, Matt Smith has been putting AMD's new Ryzen 7 1800X chip through its paces, and he's here to report that the CPU has what it takes to compete against Intel, and at a price that puts it in reach of most people who like to build their own computer systems. Well, get ready for more AI everywhere as Google has announced that its Google Assistant AI is coming today to any device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. Google Assistant was only available on Google's Pixel phones, Google home devices, and some other tech via the Allo app, but starting today, a 6.0 update will replace Search with Assistant.


Not Your Father's AI: Artificial Intelligence Hits the Catwalk at NYFW 2017

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This is exactly what Qzone, one of China's largest online social network platforms owned by Tencent, YouTu Lab, an AI research lab under Tencent focusing on machine learning, and Vipshop Holdings Limited, China's leading online discount retailer for brands, have joined hands to accomplish. The three platforms have produced a new AI powered report that reveals the fashion preferences of China's "post-95" generation in terms of most popular colors, fabrics and patterns and inspired a new collection by famous Chinese designer Chi Zhang, named Designer of the year by Esquire China, to be launched at New York Fashion Week 2017. By applying facial recognition technology to big data aggregated on Tencent's Qzone platform, YouTu Lab's algorithm identified the ages of "post-95" users accurately within three years. YouTu Lab leverages Tencent's leading social platforms to develop advanced technologies and applications in areas including computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, data mining, deep learning and audio analysis.