Microsoft’s new experimental app is all about imitating emojis

Microsoft has released a new app that aims to demonstrate how its Windows Machine Learning APIs can be used to build apps and "make machine learning fun and approachable." Emoji8 is a UWP app that uses machine learning to determine how well you can i...

After Math: They’re on the move

With the president's made up migrant caravan crisis having mysteriously vanished now that the midterms are over, it's time to take a look at the other movers and shakers from the industry this week. Volkswagen announced the development of a $23k Tesl...

The New York Times taps Google’s AI to find stories in old photos

The New York Times has somewhere in the realm of five to seven million physical photos in its enormous archive, many of which date back more than a century. The images document vital moments and contain valuable records of our recent history, but the...

Google model identifies restaurants that could give you food poisoning

Google could soon tell you which restaurants are more likely to give you food poisoning, thanks to an algorithm that can identify lapses in food safety in near real time. Working with researchers from Harvard University, Google tested a machine-learn...

Facebook open-sources its Horizon AI platform

If you could crack open Facebook and see the gears turning under the social network's face, you'd find a surprising amount of artificial intelligence being applied in all sorts of ways. As of today, the company is pulling back the curtain and making...

Google Gboard creates emoji-style stickers that look like you

Emoji are more expressive than ever, but the odds are that you'll never be completely represented no matter how many new characters there are. Google, however, has a simple solution: create your own emoji. It's expanding Gboard's Minis with sticker...

Google AI can spot advanced breast cancer more effectively than humans

Google has delivered further evidence that AI could become a valuable ally in detecting cancer. The company's researchers have developed a deep learning tool that can spot metastatic (advanced) breast cancer with a greater accuracy than pathologists...