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Amazon will reportedly release its own Alexa-enabled microwave, plus a bunch of other gadgets, later this year

"Alexa, heat up my leftovers, but not too hot," you might tell an Amazon-made microwave.

Amazon’s Alexa is getting smarter about sports — it can tell you the odds of the next NFL game and give you an update on your favorite tea...

You can now ask Amazon's Alexa to tell you how many yards Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has thrown for in his career and to give you a recap of last week's Dallas Cowboys game.

OCBC Bank is using artificial intelligence to improve productivity of auditors and methods of auditing

During the audit of trading activities, the AI solutions help to better detect trading anomalies by analysing trade data using machine learning algorithms.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk said it’s probably unwise to kick robots because they have a very good memory

Elon Musk said it is 'probably not wise' to kick robots in a wide-ranging interview with Joe Rogan. Musk, who has famously voiced concerns about AI, said he worries less about it now because he has adopted a more fatalistic attitude.
The Ada Health team. From left to right: pediatrician Claire Novorol, Daniel Nathrath, and neuroscientist Martin Hirsch.

A free service lets you type in your illness symptoms and learn what’s ailing you — and the startup behind it has raised $69 million

Ada Health is a tool that lets you type in your symptoms and learn what's ailing you. You can also track your symptoms over time and share them with a healthcare provider. The company is backed by Google’s chief business officer and the entrepreneur behind Amazon's Alexa.
Tyler Breisacher, a former Google software developer, quit his job in 2018 as part of a protest against the company's ties to the US military.

Googler who quit to protest Project Maven is faring better than even he expected

Tyler Breisacher says that he resigned from Google because leaders there no longer appeared committed to their stated values. He feared he might struggle to find a new job where he'd feel more at home. Turns out he had nothing to worry about.

Sony is re-launching the ‘Aibo’ robot dog released in 1999, and it says the new version uses ‘deep learning’ and has cloud-bas...

The robot-dog home companion, with its high price tag, probably won't be a widely-used piece of hardware. But, its touch sensors (for petting), facial recognition (for recognizing its owners), and camera mapping (for memorizing your house layout) are examples of what Sony's current tech is capable of.

Samsung just unveiled its first smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, to take on Amazon, Google, and Apple

Samsung announced its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home, on Thursday. Whether Bixby will be good enough to be your smart speaker of choice is another question altogether.

‘American History X’ director Tony Kaye wants to cast artificial intelligence as a lead actor in his next film

American History X director Tony Kaye is hoping to cast an artificial intelligent (AI) actor as the lead of his next film, "2nd Born", Deadline reports. The idea to cast a robot in a lead role is a joint effort between the British filmmaker and producer Sam Khoze.
DeepMind cofounder Mustafa Suleyman.

Google’s DeepMind AI can accurately detect 50 types of eye disease just by looking at scans

DeepMind has published research showing its AI can detect 50 types of eye disease as accurately as an expert clinician. The technology needs to go through clinical trials, but the company says it plans to provide the AI to UK hospitals for free for five years when it's ready to deploy.