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Artificial Intelligence: Apple acquires low-power artificial intelligence startup Xnor․ai, reportedly for $200M

Artificial Intelligence: Apple acquires low-power artificial intelligence startup Xnor․ai, reportedly for $200M

Apple has made another acquisition in the artificial intelligence industry. GeekWire reports today that Apple has acquired Xnor․ai, a Seattle-based startup that focuses on low-power artificial intelligence technology. Xnor․ai notably provided the AI behind smart camera company Wyze’s on-device people detection feature; the acquisition by Apple explains why Wyze recently lost that feature: Person Detection…

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Artificial Intelligence: These tiny living robots could help science eavesdrop on cellular gossip

Artificial Intelligence: These tiny living robots could help science eavesdrop on cellular gossip

A manufactured quadruped organism, 650-750 microns in diameter—a bit smaller than a pinhead.Douglas Blackiston, Tufts UniversityAn entirely new being is swimming into the annals of science—a living robot designed by artificial intelligence.In a paper published earlier this week, computer scientists from the University of Vermont and biophysicists at Tufts University describe using AI to design…

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Artificial Intelligence: Killer Robots Reconsidered: Could AI Weapons Actually Save Lives?

Artificial Intelligence: Killer Robots Reconsidered: Could AI Weapons Actually Save Lives?

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 122942034 story Killer Robots Reconsidered: Could AI Weapons Actually Save Lives? (thebulletin.org) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday January 11, 2020 @07:34PM from the come-with-me-if-you-want-to-live dept. "On the surface, who could disagree with quashing the idea of supposed killer robots?" writes Slashdot reader Lasrick. "Dr. Larry Lewis, who spearheaded the first data-based approach…

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Artificial Intelligence: Court rules AI-written article has copyright

Artificial Intelligence: Court rules AI-written article has copyright

Financial story generated by Tencent's algorithm copied without its permission A court in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, ruled recently that a work generated by artificial intelligence qualified for copyright protection. The ruling came after tech giant Tencent sued an online platform that provides loan information for copying an article written by Tencent's robot Dreamwriter without authorization.…

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