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Machine learning is Big Data being used at its most extreme level, processing vast and disparate data sets at a machine level to find patterns buried within, producing insights beyond human recognition.

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Banking giant UBS will harness Artificial Intelligence to provide its clients with personalized counsel.“Banking is one of the most rudimentary industries when it comes to digitalization,” Dirk Klee, chief operating officer for UBS wealth management and responsible for digital initiatives, said in an interview, reportsBloomberg.   “EBay, Amazon – everything

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MetaMind, a startup that delivers Artificial Intelligence enterprise solutions, launched last Friday. Through its AI platform and Smart Module offerings, Metamind can predict outcomes for language, vision and database tasks, to deliver “best in class” accuracies on standard benchmarks. Backed by Khosla Ventures and Marc Benioff, the outfit has secured $8 million

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At the Carnegie Mellon University’s Machine Learning Department, researchers have identified brain regions that encode words, grammar, character development by performing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans on subjects – while they read Harry Potter. “At first, we were skeptical of whether this would work at all,” explains Tom Mitchell,

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As research into Artificial Intelligence progresses, we move closer to the possibility of a mechanized future where labour and services get replaced by sentient machines running on algorithms. Latest in this list of such services that might be threatened by such replacement is the profession of Law. If a report

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Sumo Logic, the cloud-based log management and analytics service provider, has landed a new CEO and President. The man in question is industry veteran and former Sr. Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Management Business Unit for VMware, Ramin Sayar. To top that, they have also managed more than 100%

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A food technology company in San Francisco is exploring a new dimension in utilizing plants in food products. Hampton Creek wants to bring “healthier and affordable food to everyone, everywhere,” and its doing so by using deep learning. “Our slug is, we apply deep machine learning to plant biological data,”

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Narrative Science, an automated narrative generation innovator, has struck up a software licensing agreement with United Services Automobile Association. Their subsidiary also headed a fresh funding round along with existing investors like Sapphire Ventures (formerly SAP Ventures), Jump Capital and Battery Ventures, totally $10 million. “USAA is a leader when it comes

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Facebook AI Research just reinforced its ensemble by hiring Vladimir Vapnik, long considered to be the father of statistical learning theory. The latest high-profile hire to Facebook’s burgeoning AI department was announced, naturally, via the medium of a Facebook post. Vapnik is responsible for the Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension – the concept that

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Leader in mobile health and safety solutions for active ageing- GreatCall has partnered with AI company Automated Insights to keep caregivers informed about their loved ones with an app called The GreatCall Link. The app provides a personalized narrative summary of their whereabouts over a week. Family and friends can now

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Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and Harvard alumnus; who announced a significant donation to the Computer Science Department at Harvard last week is advocating machine learning as the next era of computer science. Ballmer expressed his excitement about the ability of computer and IT to process huge amounts of data

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