A research project has brought together artificial intelligence (AI), satellites, cloud computing and the internet of things (IoT) to help farmers detect diseased bananas using a smartphone app.
Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk has given his backing to Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and reaffirmed his support of universal basic income – a key policy of Yang’s.
The UK government has said it will allocate £250m for a National Artificial Intelligence Lab for the National Health Service (NHS) to improve patient care.
The next time you pass across a border, you might find yourself being interrogated by an artificial intelligence-powered lie detector rather than a human agent.
Cockroaches are notoriously difficult to kill.
A robotic bar has opened in Milan, Italy, that is designed to introduce people to the world of industrial robotics and how it can benefit them.
If we don’t merge our brains with artificial intelligence, we’re toast.
US researchers have created an AI that can solve a Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second, far quicker than the fastest human.
US venture capital (VC) firms are making up the lion’s share of investment in artificial intelligence (AI) startups, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
There’s a global shortage of artificial intelligence (AI) talent; labour markets all over the world can’t keep up with the demand for developers, mathematicians and scientists who can create new and innovative AI technology.
A new form of motor racing got underway this year, one in which the driver is optional.
Despite growing concerns and public attention surrounding AI ethics, only 25% of those involved in the development and deployment of AI are prioritising the issue, according to research published by PwC.
The Chinese AI industry is seeing increasingly muted investment as the hype in 2018 begins to dissipate, according to a report published today, with some fearing an AI winter in the country.
A blockchain-based insurance platform launched today will provide farmers in Sri Lanka with agricultural insurance cover in the event of their crops being damaged by extreme weather.
The latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer has shown that although confidence among UK businesses has risen slightly since May, it remains below the long-term average, and according to experts, businesses are increasingly turning to automation to plug the gap.
Telecoms provider O2 and the European Space Agency (ESA) are set to launch a four-year trial to develop a back-up satellite system for driverless cars in Oxfordshire.
Today is World Productivity Day, a day for businesses to rethink their strategies for boosting productivity.
The power consumption of technology is set to climb dramatically over the next few years unless nothing is done, according to Partha Narasimhan, CTO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise subsidiary Aruba.
The world is witnessing a historic surge in migration.
Imagine knowing a person’s intention to buy a product with more than 80% accuracy, solely from the emotion in their voice. That is the promise of Behavioral Signals, an artificial intelligence (AI) startup based in Los Angeles, US.
There’s big business in selling essays to students with deep pockets.
The world of industrial automation is being driven by improvements in, as well as a reduction in, the cost of connectivity and advances in artificial intelligence (AI).
Despite the many benefits of AI, the inability to understand the complexities of human emotion has long been highlighted as a reason for why human intervention is still vital to providing the soft skills robots cannot master.
A whisky developed using artificial intelligence (AI) is demonstrating how even tasks requiring a high level of craftsmanship can be automated.
A fleet of miniature autonomous cars has shown how driverless cars improve traffic flow by at least 35% when programmed to work together.
A hybrid robot drone that can transform from a conventional flying quadcopter into a mini robotic vehicle that can drive on rugged terrain could be the prototype for future delivery robots.
A newly developed dexterous robot, which is equipped with flexible robotic fingers, could prove invaluable to both warehouses and agriculture.
A machine learning algorithm has predicted heart attacks and death from heart disease with 90% accuracy, overtaking human practitioners.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to increase the number of jobs in Asia over the next five years, but one in eight people are still set to see their roles automated over same period.