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Foxconn to transition 10,000 jobs to automated production

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou announced Foxconn is looking to transition 10,000 jobs to automated production this year. Innolux Chairman Tuan Hsing-Chien confirmed the desire to transition 10,000 jobs which should be enforced...
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Cisco ventures into AI with $125 million MindMeld acquisition

Networking giant Cisco recently announced plans to purchase yet another startup company. This time the IT leader has set its sights on MindMeld; a small company specializing in Artificial Intelligence. The...
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Tensor Processing Unit: A Chip Off the Old Block

These days everyone knows that NVIDIA is the leader in global production of graphics processing units (GPUs). The company is making the news this week after announcing remarkably higher earnings over...
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What Do Google Adwords and the New England Patriots Have in Common?

Recent reports of Adwords fraud from Google bring the New England Patriots to mind. Love them or hate them, the Patriots know how to win Super Bowls. Having captured the NFL’s...
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Google Fires Memo Author to Control Damage

Marshall Mathers, the rap superstar, is known by a variety of names--Marshall, his birth name, Eminem, his stage name, or Slim Shady, the name of his violent alter ego. In 2002,...
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Why facial recognition systems should be regulated

Chris Middleton reports on a complex debate as the US considers putting legal restrictions on facial recognition systems. Moves are afoot in the US to regulate facial recognition technology. This month, two...
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Ethical AI: Europe publishes new guidelines

Chris Middleton explains what Europe is doing to meet the ethical challenge posed by the rise of AI. What do organisations need to do to implement AI ethically – and just...
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Amazon rejects calls to ban sales of facial recognition

Amazon shareholders have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to ban the company from selling its Rekognition system to the police and government agencies. At the company’s recent annual general meeting, less than three...
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Underwater robotics: a UK opportunity

Seaborne and underwater robotics for the offshore energy sector could be major opportunity for Britain, according to a new report from Innovate UK. Marine robotics includes Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs), which are...

Global Leaders meet at WEF Davos to discuss the fourth industrial revolution

The 49th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, from 22-25 January 2019, brought together CEOs, politicians, economists, scientists, and activists to debate the critical questions facing the planet. Globalisation,...

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Brexit: Find out where your data lives

Regulation is core to our lives: some rail against it, while others see it as enabling trade on mutually agreed terms. For some, it’s...

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