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    1. The Amazing Ways Google Uses Deep Learning AI

      The Amazing Ways Google Uses Deep Learning AI

      The Amazing Ways Google Uses Deep Learning AI Forbes 48 mins ago Bernard Marr, Contributor © Provided by Forbes Media LLC Google has been a powerful force in championing the use of deep learning Deep learning is the area of artificial intelligence where the real magic is happening right now. Traditionally computers, while being very fast, have not been very smart – they have no ability to learn from their mistakes and have to be given precise instructions in order to carry out any task.

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    2. Facebook’s translations are now powered completely by AI

      Facebook’s translations are now powered completely by AI

      Facebook’s translations are now powered completely by AI The Verge 1 hour ago Thuy Ong © Provided by The Verge Every day, Facebook performs some 4.5 billion automatic translations — and as of yesterday, they’re all processed using neural networks. Previously, the social networking site used simpler phrase-based machine translation models, but it’s now switched to the more advanced method.

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    3. Facebook buys Ozlo to boost its conversational AI efforts

      Facebook buys Ozlo to boost its conversational AI efforts

      Facebook buys Ozlo to boost its conversational AI efforts TechCrunch 8 hrs ago John Mannes © Getty Images Representative Image - Facebook Social Good Forum at in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Facebook) Facebook has gone ahead and purchased Charles Jolley's conversational AI startup Ozlo . Jolley, formerly Head of Platform for Android at Facebook, will not be returning to the company.

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    4. Facebook tries to make chatting with bots more natural

      Facebook tries to make chatting with bots more natural

      Facebook tries to make chatting with bots more natural CNET 3 hrs ago Richard Nieva © Provided by CNET Now you'll see new buttons on Facebook brand pages that lead you to Messenger. Facebook has bot fever. The social network wants to turn its chat app Messenger into a customer service utopia, where people can text with chatbots instead of having to talk to agents on the phone.

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    5. How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact The Insurance Industry

      How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact The Insurance Industry

      How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact The Insurance Industry Forbes 1 day ago Blake Morgan, Contributor © Provided by Forbes Media LLC Shutterstock If you’re like most people, calling an insurance company isn’t among your favorite activities. That’s because the insurance industry is one of the least innovative areas for customer experience, meaning that customers typically come away from their interactions disappointed and dissatisfied.

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    6. Google Analytics adds voice-based navigation

      Google Analytics adds voice-based navigation

      Google Analytics adds voice-based navigation TechCrunch 5 hrs ago Anthony Ha © Provided by TechCrunch If you've got a question about your website or app data, you'll soon be able to ask Google Analytics directly. In other words, if you're wondering "What's the trend of mobile versus desktop traffic last week?" or "How many new users did we have yesterday?" or "What were our top countries last month?"

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    7. 3 Tech Trends That Have Dominated 2017

      3 Tech Trends That Have Dominated 2017

      3 Tech Trends That Have Dominated 2017 International Business Times 11 hrs ago Suzanne Frey © Provided by IBT US We're only halfway through 2017 and this year has already been a big one for emerging technologies. While there are lots of cool things happening in the tech industry, three specific trends are outpacing nearly everything else: self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI), and virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR).

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    8. How artificial intelligence optimizes recruitment

      How artificial intelligence optimizes recruitment

      How artificial intelligence optimizes recruitment The Next Web 3 hrs ago Ben Dickson © Provided by The Next Web While we worry about artificial intelligence driving us into unemployment , a lot of job positions remain vacant and a large percentage of applicants never hear back from employers . This is largely due to the inefficiency of the manual recruitment tools and processes, which make it extremely hard for employers to find the right candidates.

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    9. Computer Scientists Are Using Reddit to Teach Machines Sarcasm

      Computer Scientists Are Using Reddit to Teach Machines Sarcasm

      Computer Scientists Are Using Reddit to Teach Machines Sarcasm Mental Floss 6 hrs ago Shaunacy Ferro © iStock Computer Scientists Are Using Reddit to Teach Machines Sarcasm Even humans sometimes misread sarcastic comments (especially online and in text messages), so imagine how hard deciphering sarcasm must be for a robot. Sarcasm is a complex cognitive process —understanding it means not only figuring out the meaning of the words, but examining the context and intent of the speaker.

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    10. This is what happens when you try to post fake news on Facebook

      This is what happens when you try to post fake news on Facebook

      This is what happens when you try to post fake news on Facebook Quartz 8 hrs ago Nikhil Sonnad © Associated Press File photo, a girl looks at Facebook on her computer. (AP Photo) Facebook has started deploying new weapons in its battle against fake news. The election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States has led to a lot of soul-searching, not least of which by the world’s largest social network.

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    11. The Mobile Internet Is Over. Baidu Goes All In on AI

      The Mobile Internet Is Over. Baidu Goes All In on AI

      The Mobile Internet Is Over. Baidu Goes All In on AI Bloomberg 6 hrs ago Bloomberg News © Reuters The Baidu logo, in Shanghai, China. (Bloomberg Businessweek) -- On Dec. 6, 2016, thousands of translators filed into office buildings across mainland China to pore over brochures, letters, and technical manuals, all in foreign languages, painstakingly rendering their texts in Chinese characters. This marathon carried on for 15 hours a day for an entire month.

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    12. Google’s smarter, A.I.-powered translation system expands to more languages

      Google’s smarter, A.I.-powered translation system expands to more languages

      Google’s smarter, A.I.-powered translation system expands to more languages TechCrunch 2 hrs ago Sarah Perez © Provided by TechCrunch Last fall, Google introduced a new system for machine-assisted language translations, Google Neural Machine Translation system (GNMT), which takes advantage of deep neural networks to translate entire sentences – not just phrases – for greatly improved translations.

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    13. China’s Artificial-Intelligence Boom

      China’s Artificial-Intelligence Boom

      China’s Artificial-Intelligence Boom The Atlantic 1 hr ago Sarah Zhang © Aly Song / Reuters Each winter, hundreds of AI researchers from around the world convene at the annual meeting of the Association of the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. Last year, a minor crisis erupted over the schedule, when AAAI announced that 2017’s meeting would take place in New Orleans in late January. The location was fine. The dates happened to conflict with Chinese New Year.

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    14. Voice-controlled devices shift tech industry

      Voice-controlled devices shift tech industry

      Voice-controlled devices shift tech industry USA TODAY 5 hrs ago Bob O'Donnell © WEB BRYANT Artificial Intelligence After a slow and pretty rough start with Apple’s Siri several years back, the idea of voice-controlled technology devices is beginning to take hold, thanks in large part to the success of Amazon’s Echo and its Alexa personal assistant. The proliferation of Alexa-enabled devices at the recent Consumer Electronics Show put an exclamation point on that development.

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    15. Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language

      Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language

      Google’s AI translation tool seems to have invented its own secret internal language TechCrunch 32 mins ago Devin Coldewey © Getty Images The multi dimensional installation explores the movement of data, AI and the possibilities of collaboration between humans and machines, in England, October 20, 2016. All right, don’t panic, but computers have created their own secret language and are probably talking about us right now .

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    16. Inside a secret moneymaking machine like no other

      Inside a secret moneymaking machine like no other

      Inside a secret moneymaking machine like no other Bloomberg 9 hrs ago Katherine Burton Click to expand Replay Video New figures show bad news for Wells Fargo Embattled bank Wells Fargo announced this week that new account openings fell by 44 percent in the month October and new credit card applications have fallen by over 50 percent. New figures released show that foot traffic to branches is also down, with "branch banker interactions" down 22 percent from 2015.

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    17. Google, Lagging Amazon, Races Across the Threshold Into the Home

      Google, Lagging Amazon, Races Across the Threshold Into the Home

      Google, Lagging Amazon, Races Across the Threshold Into the Home The New York Times 3 hrs ago By DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI and NICK WINGFIELD © Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Mario Queiroz, Google’s vice president of product management, shows the new Google Home. Amazon surprised industry watchers, beating Google into the home-device market. SAN FRANCISCO — When Amazon introduced its Echo device in late 2014, Google executives were caught off guard.

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    18. Google brings natural language search to Drive

      Google brings natural language search to Drive

      Google brings natural language search to Drive Engadget 6 hrs ago Andrew Dalton © Provided by Engadget Starting today, Google Drive features Natural Language Processing to make it even easier to find that buried spreadsheet or long-lost docs. Taking a page from its Google Assistant playbook, the search box in Drive now allows for easy, human-oriented search queries like "find my budget spreadsheet from last December" or "show me presentations from Anissa."

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    19. Now you can build your own Amazon Echo at home—and Amazon couldn’t be happier

      Now you can build your own Amazon Echo at home—and Amazon couldn’t be happier

      Now you can build your own Amazon Echo at home—and Amazon couldn’t be happier Quartz 10 hrs ago Michael J. Coren © Provided by Quartz Try this at home. Amazon’s $180 Echo and the new Google Home (due out later this year) promise voice-activated assistants that order groceries, check calendars and perform sundry tasks of your everyday life. Now, with a little initiative and some online instructions, you can build the devices yourself for a fraction of the cost.

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