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How artificial intelligence will affect your life and work in 2018

2018-01-05 906 AI ArtificialIntelligence

Your personal AI assistant will create music based on your preferences and facial recognition will be the new credit card.
Alibaba Cloud expands products in Europe to take on Amazon, Microsoft

2018-02-27 752 AI

The Chinese tech giant has bolstered its cloud computing presence in Europe with new products aimed at taking on the dominance of Amazon and Microsoft.
WEF: Machines are going to perform more tasks than humans by 2025

2018-09-17 428 AI ROBOTICS fintech futureofwork DataScience IoT

Machines and technology in the workplace could create 133 million new jobs in place of 75 million that will be displaced between now and 2022, new research from the World Economic Forum found.
Japanese scientists use artificial intelligence to decode thoughts

2018-01-08 414 AI

Four scientists at Kyoto University used machine learning to analyze magnetic imaging patterns of the brain and “decode” thoughts.
How self-taught 14-year-old Tanmay Bakshi became an AI expert for IBM

2018-01-25 348 AI

Tanmay Bakshi, 14, has partnered with IBM Watson to collaborate on various AI projects.
IBM AI can predict with 95 percent accuracy which employees will quit

2019-04-03 331 AI FutureOfWork MachineLearning hrtech Fintech

IBM artificial intelligence technology can predict with 95 percent accuracy when an employee is about to leave their current job. That should not scare workers, but human resource managers in today's tight labor market that do not understand how to keep employees on a clear career path.
Artificial intelligence: Scary predictions for AI

2018-08-01 250 DataScience MachineLearning AI artificialintelligence Tech

CNBC spoke with some experts to see what they think are the most concerning potential future scenarios for AI.
The 'world's first' A.I. news anchor has gone live in China

2018-11-09 232 AI Technews

"English AI Anchor" debuted at the World Internet Conference in the country's eastern Zhejiang Province. Modeled on the agency's Zhang Zhao presenter, the new anchor learns from live videos and is able to work 24 hours a day, reporting via social media and on the Xinhua website. "'He' learns from live broadcasting videos by himself and can read texts as naturally as a professional news anchor," the company said in an online statement.
'Oracle of A.I.': These kinds of jobs will not be replaced by robots

2019-01-14 196 AI IoT

Kai-Fu Lee says that artificial intelligence is "going to change the world more than anything in the history of mankind. More than electricity."
McDonald's acquires AI company trying to automate the drive-thru

2019-09-10 180 AI AUTOMATION ArtificialIntelligence IoT

Apprente, a Silicon Valley company founded in 2017, uses artificial intelligence to understand drive-thru orders.
Credit Suisse AIC: artificial swarm intelligence combines humans and tech

2018-03-20 174 AI Fintech Insurtech DeepLearning

Artificial swarm intelligence combines humans with technology to amplify outcomes, according to Unanimous AI's David Baltaxe.
A.I. will be 'billions of times' smarter than humans, man and machine need to merge

2018-02-13 172 AI

Ian Pearson, a futurist at Futurizon, said there will need to be a link between AI and a human brain.
Alibaba joins Google, others in making custom AI chips

2018-04-21 146 AI

Alibaba is the latest company to articulate a plan to build a chip suited just for artificial intelligence computing work.
Meet the 2018 CNBC Disruptor 50 companies

2018-05-22 115 AI

CNBC reveals the 2018 Disruptor 50 list, identifying start-ups on the cutting edge of huge consumer, technology and business shifts — and already worth billions.
Steve Wozniak doesn't agree with Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking on A.I.

2018-02-23 96 AI

“Artificial intelligence doesn’t scare me at all,” says the Apple co-founder.
'Tsunami' of A.I. coming into healthcare, tech CEO says

2017-12-01 95 AI MachineLearning Medtech

Naveen Jain, founder of Viome, said artificial intelligence will play a "massive" role in healthcare.
Mark Cuban on A.I. dangers: 'A Terminator will appear' eventually

2018-07-25 91 AI ArtificialIntelligence

The billionaire entrepreneur, "Shark Tank" star and owner of the Dallas Mavericks offered a prediction for the future of artificial intelligence. 
Adobe is bringing its AI platform Sensei into the banking industry

2017-10-23 87 AI

Banks will be able to use Adobe Sensei to enhance their ability to highlight trends in data and tailor certain products to customers.
Finance jobs requiring AI skills are growing, and here are examples

2019-09-25 86 ai

Traditional banks and fintech start-ups alike are looking for workers skilled in artificial intelligence. Here are the pathways to getting in on this growing sector.
Kai-Fu Lee, ex-Google China head: U.S. should double A.I. funding

2018-09-29 83 AI

Kai-Fu Lee, an investor who was once president of Google's China group, proposed that the U.S. significantly increase the amount of money it spends on artificial intelligence research.