From VentureBeat: Galaxy S9 and S9+ specs: What Samsung changed

At Mobile World Congress 2018 today, Samsung announced the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, successors to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, respectively. After months of leaks, Samsung’s ninth-generation phones are now official. Preorders begin March 2, and the devices will begin shipping March 16. Before you get your credit card ready, you might […]

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From VentureBeat: 3 AI terms all business professionals need to understand

GUEST: Today there are many discussions happening around the value and utility of artificial intelligence. In fact, a recent report by MIT Sloan Management Review asserts that almost 85 percent of executives believe AI “will allow their companies to obtain or sustain a competitive advantage.â€� But there’s also a lot of confusion about terminology, the kinds […]

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From DZone.com Feed: Evaluating Detectron, Facebook’s Object Detection Platform

A few weeks ago, Facebook open-sourced its platform for object detection research, which they are calling Detectron. Object detection, wherein a machine learning algorithm detects the coordinates of objects in images, remains an ongoing challenge. To f…

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From Digital Trends: Microsoft and Xiaomi team up to produce smart speakers, laptops, and more

We may soon see a new Cortana-powered smart speaker as Microsoft and Xiaomi have announced a partnership to create a new line of smartphones, speakers, and laptops powered by Microsoft services.
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From VentureBeat: LG V30S ThinQ features hardware upgrades, Vision AI, and Voice AI

At Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona this weekend, LG will be unveiling the LG V30S ThinQ. We got a peek at the release a bit early — here is everything we know, minus pricing and release details. As the name implies, the new device does not look significantly different than the LG V30 it […]

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From Digital Trends: Technology has given us more time than ever … to waste on technology

Technology’s big promise is that it will save us time in our daily lives. But that hasn’t exactly happened. We look at what needs to change in order for it to live up to its ambitions.
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From DZone.com Feed: Fast Data Processing Pipeline for Predicting Flight Delays Using Apache APIs (Part 2)

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According to Bob Renner, CEO of MapR Partner Liaison Technologies, in Forbes machine learning predictions for 2018, the possibility to blend machine learning with real-time transactional data flowing through a single platform is …

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From VentureBeat: California could see self-driving cars with ‘remote drivers’ in April

(Reuters) — Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California roads as early as April, the state department of motor vehicles said. Relying on a remote human operator – who could control multiple autonomous vehicles from miles […]

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From VentureBeat: AI Weekly: AI is hunting the world’s deadliest killer

Earlier this week Google and Verily Life Sciences shared the latest advance in computer vision to identify signs of heart disease. With an accuracy of 70 percent, early results from the AI trained on retinal scan images from more than 200,000 patients is as precise as methods that require blood tests for cholesterol, said Google Brain product […]

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