Category Artificial Intelligence

President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Mark Fields (L) talks about Ford's new autonomous vehicle with US Vice President Joe Biden (C) and US Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (R), D-Michigan during the Vice President's visit to the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 10, 2017. / AFP / Geoff Robins        (Photo credit should read GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ford’s $1 billion Argo AI investment highlights ICT-auto convergence

When one of the world’s largest and most influential car manufacturers announces a $1 billion investment in autonomous vehicles and pledges to get a car on the road by 2021, then you know that this is no speculative technology push, but the future of the entire industry. A century of established manufacturing and design principles […]

Virtual Reality demonstration at ITU Telecom World in Bangkok, Thailand

Top tech trends of 2017: The ‘AI of Everything’

In 2017, many technologies will move from science-fiction to product realities. At the heart of this year’s trends is artificial intelligence (AI), but as we will see, there are others that are expected to explode during 2017. Artificial Intelligence: The ‘AI of Everything’ While AI applications are already embedded in industries such as computer science, finance, […]


How machine learning can help protect life below water

Our oceans are vast. They cover more than 70% of the earth’s surface and the sheer size of the oceans makes tracking and measuring life under water an enormous task. New advances in satellite observation, open data and machine learning now allow us to process the massive amounts of data being produced. And they could not have come at […]

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - NOVEMBER 09:  Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg attend the 2014 Breakthrough Prize Awards at NASA AMES Research Center on November 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California.  (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)

AI for health: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative buys Meta startup to speed progress

By 2020, medical data is expected to double every 73 days. With the rapidly growing amount of health data being produced, it is no surprise that medical knowledge is being drowned in the sea of scientific data. To make use of the incredible amounts of medical data, health professionals are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) […]


2017’s Top 5 AI trends are about far more than technology: Stephen Ibaraki

We are now at a unique moment in world history – an inflection point in which we are starting to see an unprecedented acceleration of economic, cultural, and societal change. This change is driven by what I call ‘A Triple C’: Automation; time Compression in new innovations; Convergence in biological and digital existences; ubiquitous Connectivity. The underlying catalyst of […]


SK Telecom’s new USD 4.2 billion push into AI and IoT tech

South Korea’s biggest mobile carrier pledges huge invstment over just three years Aims to grow IoT and machine learning ecosystem 5G will be an important component SK Telecom, the Republic of Korea’s biggest mobile carrier, is to spend 5 trillion won (US$4.2 billion) over the next three years on artificial intelligence, or machine learning, and IoT. […]


#CES2017: Will lawsuit(s) stall automotive AI?

As usual, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is bringing some of the biggest names and newest technologies to Las Vegas in the United States this week. Artificial intelligence is expected to be a key part of more products at CES than ever — and car technology is also expected to make a big splash. In the following article, Associate Director […]