• Fri, Jun 22, 2018
  • Microsoft acquires AI start-up to fuel AI capabilities

    Updated: Jun, 21, 201809:46 AM

    Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Bonsai, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up based in San Francisco, to boost its AI and machine learning capabilities.
    Microsoft acquires AI start-up to fuel AI capabilities
    Microsoft said its acquisition of the small start-up is another major step forward in our vision to make it easier for developers and subject matter experts to build the brains -- machine learning model for autonomous systems of all kinds.  In its official blog, Microsoft said Bonsai has developed technology that will let experts with AI experience to work with autonomous systems, reports Xinhua news agency.   The company is building a general-purpose, deep reinforcement learning platform especially suited for enterprises leveraging industrial control systems such as robotics, energy, HVAC, manufacturing and autonomous systems in general, said the tech giant. Bonsai's platform combined with rich simulation tools and reinforcement learning work in Microsoft Research will compose with its Azure Machine Learning running on the Azure Cloud...
  • Internet now has 333.8 million domain names Internet now has 333.8 million domain names
    Updated: Jun, 20, 201802:49 PM

    Global leader in domain names and Internet security VeriSign on Tuesday announced that the first quarter of 2018 saw approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, taking their total number to...

  • 24 per cent consumers in India experience online fraud: Report 24 per cent consumers in India experience online fraud: Report
    Updated: Jun, 18, 201805:00 PM

    Nearly one in four Indians have directly experienced fraud while transacting online, a new report from global information services company Experian said on Monday.

  • New Facebook AI system could 'open' closed eyes in photo New Facebook AI system could 'open' closed eyes in photo
    Updated: Jun, 17, 201804:00 PM

    Facebook researchers are now working on a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) system that can make closed eyes look convincingly open.

  • WhatsApp might be working on Windows app WhatsApp might be working on Windows app
    Updated: Jun, 16, 201803:37 PM

    Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is reportedly working with Microsoft to deliver a proper desktop app.

  • 'Swiftkey keyboard' could be part of Windows 10 'Swiftkey keyboard' could be part of Windows 10
    Updated: Jun, 15, 201804:29 PM

    Microsoft is reportedly planning to launch its Swiftkey keyboard to Windows 10 later this year and the software giant is already testing the keyboard in its public beta programme for Windows 10...

  • Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future
    Updated: Jun, 14, 201810:02 AM

    Facebook is bullish on eye-tracking technology tools that will let the social media giant detect users' eye movement and emotions but has denied using it at the moment, the media reported.

  • New Facebook tool to ban ads if users find them bad New Facebook tool to ban ads if users find them bad
    Updated: Jun, 13, 201801:54 PM

    Facebook has launched a new tool for its users that will identify ads with inaccurate information or misrepresented products.

  • Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhones, iPads Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhones, iPads
    Updated: Jun, 12, 201801:13 PM

    After Facebook and Google, Apple has now targeted cryptocurrency, banning its mining on iPhones and iPads.

  • Apple's 2018 models likely to be cheaper than iPhone X Apple's 2018 models likely to be cheaper than iPhone X
    Updated: Jun, 11, 201801:00 PM

    Ming-Chi Kuo said in a recent research note that pricing for Apple's upcoming iPhones could start at USD 600.