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Israel depends on its tech startups to stave off coronavirus second wave

They hope to “use the best technological tools to monitor the state of health of the population" but it raises surveillance concerns.

26 Jun 2020 8:03 PM

Facebook throws open ‘hateful memes’ challenge for researchers to develop algorithms to tackle it

The social media giant is leaning on AI to filter out objectionable content as the coronavirus has sidelined most of its human moderators

13 May 2020 4:56 PM

Scientists find that SARS-CoV-2 mutated rapidly, map out three different lineages in coronavirus family tree

The closest type of COVID-19 to the one in bats—type 'A', was present in Wuhan, but was not the city's predominant virus type.

10 Apr 2020 7:47 PM

Now you can ‘mark as watched’ shows on YouTube TV

The YouTube algorithm will now stop annoying you with suggestions for episodes you’ve already watched

15 Mar 2020 8:12 PM

Parents soon to identify reason why babies cry

New artificial intelligence algorithm to identify reason behind baby cries.

06 Jun 2019 3:26 PM


First-of-a-kind algorithm to end animal testing

Animal testing exercise will be put to an end with this new algorithm.

18 Apr 2019 9:00 AM

‘Norman,’ when artificial intelligence goes psycho

Norman was “fed” only with short legends describing images of “people dying” found on the Reddit internet platform.

12 Jun 2018 6:37 PM

Novel tool can spot potential child rapists in online chatrooms

CATT algorithms examine only the conversation factors and do not take the sex of either suspect or victim into consideration, at this time.

22 Apr 2018 5:38 PM

New AI outperfroms humans in telling if a person is gay or straight

The algorithm proved to be 81% correct in identifying if a man is straight or gay and 74% in determining a woman’s sexuality.

11 Sep 2017 3:47 PM

Looking for a soulmate? Dating sites won’t help

Researchers found computer analysis could predict overall tendency of likes or dislikes but it could not say which two people matched.

05 Sep 2017 9:34 AM


Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service.

16 Jun 2017 9:19 AM

AI wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go player

A computer programme had beaten a top player in a full contest and was hailed as a landmark for artificial intelligence.

23 May 2017 3:29 PM

Facebook denies targeting insecure young users to push ads

Facebook has denied targeting "emotionally vulnerable" young users on the social media in order to push advertisement

03 May 2017 4:10 PM

Facebook accused to targeting 'insecure' kids

The social media giant reportedly apologised for allowing advertisers to target such people.

01 May 2017 1:52 PM

Amazon's Alexa upgraded as 'style assistant'

Amazon is selling Echo Look gadget, which includes the voice-activated assistant but with a camera, allowing Alexa to offer fashion advice

27 Apr 2017 8:15 AM