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In facial recognition challenge, top-ranking algorithms show bias against Black women

IN FACIAL RECOGNITION CHALLENGE, TOP-RANKING ALGORITHMS SHOW BIAS AGAINST BLACK WOMEN

The results from a recent facial recognition competition demonstrate that even the best algorithms are still prone to gender and racial...

Winston Logistics will put Locomation's autonomous driving tech in 1,000 trucks

WINSTON LOGISTICS WILL PUT LOCOMATION'S AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECH IN 1,000 TRUCKS

Winston Logistics has signed a deal with Locomation to equip over 1,000 of Winston's trucks with autonomous platooning technology.

 
 
 
Nuvia raises $240 million to design Arm-based CPUs for datacenters

NUVIA RAISES $240 MILLION TO DESIGN ARM-BASED CPUS FOR DATACENTERS

Chip startup Nuvia has raised $240 million to design Arm-based processors for datacenters in a bid to balance energy efficiency and...

GoodTrust manages your digital accounts after you die

GOODTRUST MANAGES YOUR DIGITAL ACCOUNTS AFTER YOU DIE

GoodTrust is a startup that handles your digital afterlife, retrieving your accounts for loved ones and canceling things like your...

 
 
 
After boycotts, advertisers and social media giants agree on steps to curb hate speech

AFTER BOYCOTTS, ADVERTISERS AND SOCIAL MEDIA GIANTS AGREE ON STEPS TO CURB HATE SPEECH

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed with advertisers the first steps to curb harmful content online following months-long boycotts...

Baidu offers quantum computing from the cloud

BAIDU OFFERS QUANTUM COMPUTING FROM THE CLOUD

Baidu's new cloud service for quantum computing - Quantum Leaf - is designed for programming, simulating, and executing quantum workloads.

 
 
 
Microsoft details how it improved Bing's autosuggest recommendations with AI

MICROSOFT DETAILS HOW IT IMPROVED BING'S AUTOSUGGEST RECOMMENDATIONS WITH AI

Microsoft says recent AI and machine learning innovations have vastly improved the quality of Bing search results.

Mastercard's VP of AI talks bots, NLP, and why fintechs need AI for customer service

MASTERCARD'S VP OF AI TALKS BOTS, NLP, AND WHY FINTECHS NEED AI FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

Learn how FIs and fintechs can leverage AI, NLP, and voice technologies to dramatically improve customer service and boost efficiency...

 
 
 
WhyLabs raises $4 million to grow AI and data monitoring platform

WHYLABS RAISES $4 MILLION TO GROW AI AND DATA MONITORING PLATFORM

Based in Seattle, WhyLabs uses an open source library to tracks AI models and datasets and notify data scientists if problems arise.

The Game Awards arrives December 10 with new accessibility honor

THE GAME AWARDS ARRIVES DECEMBER 10 WITH NEW ACCESSIBILITY HONOR

The Game Awards is returning on December 10 as an all-digital event with awards presentations, musical performances, and game premieres.

 
 
 
Adobe's Liquid Mode leverages AI to reformat PDFs for mobile devices

ADOBE'S LIQUID MODE LEVERAGES AI TO REFORMAT PDFS FOR MOBILE DEVICES

Adobe's Liquid Mode in Acrobat Reader automatically reformats PDFs for mobile devices using AI and machine learning algorithms.

Akamai: Cyberattacks against gamers spiked in the pandemic

AKAMAI: CYBERATTACKS AGAINST GAMERS SPIKED IN THE PANDEMIC

The video game industry faced more than 10 billion cyberattacks during the past couple of years, with the attacks spiking in the pandemic.

 
 
 
Blizzard cofounder Mike Morhaime launches new gaming endeavor Dreamhaven

BLIZZARD COFOUNDER MIKE MORHAIME LAUNCHES NEW GAMING ENDEAVOR DREAMHAVEN

Mike Morhaime, cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, has launched a new game company called Dreamhaven, with two new game studios.

TuSimple expands self-driving trucks to Europe with Traton partnership

TUSIMPLE EXPANDS SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS TO EUROPE WITH TRATON PARTNERSHIP

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple inked an agreement with Traton that will give the VW subsidiary a minority stake in the startup.

 
 
 
The future of rideshare is a remote control rental car

THE FUTURE OF RIDESHARE IS A REMOTE CONTROL RENTAL CAR

Long before Robotaxis take over the streets, on-demand door-to-door rental cars will be the next big step forward in transport.

How Intel is aiming for a PC processor comeback

HOW INTEL IS AIMING FOR A PC PROCESSOR COMEBACK

Gregory Bryant, executive vice president of client computing at Intel, talks about the efforts to stay competitive in the core PC processor...

 
 
 
Epic Games invests $15 million in DIY game startup Manticore Games

EPIC GAMES INVESTS $15 MILLION IN DIY GAME STARTUP MANTICORE GAMES

Manticore Games has raised $15 million in a round of funding led by Epic Games as the two companies further pursue a gaming multiverse.

Ad format success factors for casual and hypercasual games

AD FORMAT SUCCESS FACTORS FOR CASUAL AND HYPERCASUAL GAMES

Rewarded video puts players in control of their experience, and 79% of developers said that rewarded video is their most successful...

 
 
 
Microsoft Teams is getting virtual commutes and Headspace meditation

MICROSOFT TEAMS IS GETTING VIRTUAL COMMUTES AND HEADSPACE MEDITATION

Microsoft today announced a slew of Teams features available now or coming later this year, the best of which focus on mental health.

Microsoft details new Surface Hub 2S hardware and software upgrades

MICROSOFT DETAILS NEW SURFACE HUB 2S HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE UPGRADES

At Ignite 2020, Microsoft detailed new Surface Hub 2S hardware, as well as software upgrades headed to existing Surface Hub devices.

 
 
 



Arrest made after 2 Louisville officers wounded in downtown shooting

Arrest made after 2 Louisville officers wounded in downtown shooting

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot as protests grow over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Read more ...

'We have officer down': Officer SHOT as gunfire rings out in Louisville amid...

'We have officer down': Officer SHOT as gunfire rings out in Louisville amid protests over Breonna Taylor charges

A police officer in Louisville has been shot amid chaotic protests over the lack of murder charges for the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, with footage from the scene showing... Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Protesters are gathering across U.S. cities, decrying the outcome of a grand jury investigation. Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims climb to 870,000 as pace of economic recovery slows

US weekly jobless claims climb to 870,000 as pace of economic recovery slows

Summary List Placement The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased last week as the US economic recovery trudged onward without fresh stimulus. New US... Read more ...

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas... Read more ...

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

Democrats are scrambling in Pennsylvania to reduce the number of mail-in ballots that could be rejected because voters fail to put them in the required “secrecy envelope.” Read more ...

Rand Paul speaks out on Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

Rand Paul speaks out on Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

Sen. Rand Paul spoke out in the wake of protests after a grand jury decided against indicting the cops responsible for the killing of Breonna Taylor. Read more ...

Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa

Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is within striking distance of President Donald Trump in Texas, tied with him in Georgia, and narrowly ahead in Iowa, according to new... Read more ...

Steve Cohen hiring Sandy Alderson as Mets team president

Steve Cohen hiring Sandy Alderson as Mets team president

Sandy Alderson is headed back to the Mets and in a significant role. Steve Cohen announced he plans to hire Alderson as team president. Cohen's purchase of the Mets from the... Read more ...