Artificial Intelligence

Nvidia introduces AI for generating video conference talking heads from 2D images

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Nvidia researchers created AI for recreating and manipulating talking heads in video conferences from a singe 2D image.
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Russiagate reversal: AG Barr appoints John Durham as special counsel investigating FBI & Mueller probe

Russiagate reversal: AG Barr appoints John Durham as special counsel investigating FBI & Mueller probe

2 hours ago   |   RT   |   6 articles

Attorney General William Barr has appointed John Durham as special counsel to continue his probe into the origins of the ‘Russiagate' investigation against President Donald...
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16 Sales Automation Tools and Strategies That Can Help You Scale Your Business

3 hours ago   |   Business

Emerging technologies have made it easier than ever before for businesses to connect with customers, boost productivity and free up team members to focus on big-picture...
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AI still struggles to recognize hateful memes, but it's slowly improving

AI still struggles to recognize hateful memes, but it's slowly improving

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

The preliminary results of Facebook's Hateful Memes Challenge suggest that multimodal tasks pose a challenge for AI.
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Amazon launches new AI services for DevOps and business intelligence applications

Amazon launches new AI services for DevOps and business intelligence applications

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Amazon launched a slew of new AI and machine learning services duiring its re:Invent conference, including DevOps-focused offerings.
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BlackBerry spikes record 65% after finalizing deal with Amazon for automotive data software

BlackBerry spikes record 65% after finalizing deal with Amazon for automotive data software

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement BlackBerry surged as much as 65% on Tuesday after the company inked a multi-year deal with Amazon to develop and market its "Intelligent Vehicle Data...
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Lessons from DeepMind's breakthrough in protein-folding A.I

6 hours ago   |   Fortune

The biggest news in A.I. this week is DeepMind's breakthrough on protein-folding. A question that had confounded scientists for more than 50 years-how to use a protein's...
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Submit holiday card submissions for end-of-year contest

6 hours ago   |   Times Union

As we come to the close of 2020 - finally! Right? We're all thinking it - the Times Union features team thought back on our achievements, but also on what we could not do in...
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Flock Freight raises $113.5 million to consolidate truck freight shipments with algorithms

Flock Freight raises $113.5 million to consolidate truck freight shipments with algorithms

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Flock Freight, a startup developing a platform that matches freight with ground transportation, has raised $113.5 million.
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JPMorgan Chase and Lloyds are each considering acquiring Starling

JPMorgan Chase and Lloyds are each considering acquiring Starling

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US-based JPMorgan Chase and UK-based Lloyds have "expressed interest" in acquiring UK neobank Starling, per a report from The Times cited by...
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Attorney General Bill Barr says there was no widespread fraud in the 2020...

Attorney General Bill Barr says there was no widespread fraud in the 2020 election, defying Trump

Summary List Placement Attorney General Bill Barr on Tuesday said that neither the Department of Justice nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation have uncovered widespread voter... Read more ...

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has filed a lawsuit in the Wisconsin Supreme Court alleging voter fraud in November's election. Read more ...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief impasse

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers is putting pressure on congressional leaders to accept a split-the-difference solution to the protracted impasse over COVID-19... Read more ...

US panel: First vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

US panel: First vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

The two priority groups include around 24 million Americans. Read more ...

Bowling alley manager, worker assaulted in Maryland over request to wear...

Bowling alley manager, worker assaulted in Maryland over request to wear face masks

A bowling alley manager and worker were assaulted after some patrons refused to wear face masks. Read more ...

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce has confirmed that it's buying team collaboration platform Slack, shortly after rumors first emerged that a deal was imminent. Read more ...

Barr and Giuliani clash over allegations of election fraud

Barr and Giuliani clash over allegations of election fraud

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday affirmed that there was no evidence of large-scale fraud during this year's election, prompting a stern rebuke from President Donald... Read more ...

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement. Read more ...

Barr Makes John Durham, Investigating Russia Probe, A Special Counsel

Barr Makes John Durham, Investigating Russia Probe, A Special Counsel

The attorney general elevated the Connecticut U.S. attorney in October but didn't disclose that move until now. It likely means Durham's work will continue into the new... Read more ...

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths nearly double during November

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths nearly double during November

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana has nearly doubled for November from a month earlier as health officials continue adding to those reports and the state's... Read more ...