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Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

Published 04/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Over 50 top Artificial Intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea’s top university, after it opened what they [more…]

France to spend $1.8 billion on AI to compete with U.S., China

France to spend $1.8 billion on AI to compete with U.S., China

Published 29/03/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron promised 1.5 billion euros ($1.85 billion) of public funding into artificial intelligence by 2022 in a bid to [more…]

Artificial intelligence can make power firms more efficient:…

Artificial intelligence can make power firms more efficient:…

Published 12/03/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Utilities can increase their efficiency by using more artificial intelligence (AI) technology, such as software to predict demand swings in the power [more…]

EU eyes tax on tech giants closer to 2 percent than 6 percent of…

EU eyes tax on tech giants closer to 2 percent than 6 percent of…

Published 03/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: The Amazon logo is seen at the Young Entrepreneurs fair in Paris, France, February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Charles PlatiauPARIS (Reuters) - The European Union [more…]

Microchip to buy Microsemi for about $8.35 billion

Microchip to buy Microsemi for about $8.35 billion

Published 01/03/2018

(Reuters) - Microchip Technology Inc said on Thursday it would buy Microsemi Corp, the largest U.S. commercial supplier of military and aerospace semiconductor equipment, for [more…]

Virtual reality coronation takes dementia patients down memory lane

Virtual reality coronation takes dementia patients down memory lane

Published 23/02/2018

Daphne Padfield, 93, tries out a specialist virtual reality headset at the Langham Court Dementia Home in Hindhead, Britain February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Matt StockHINDHEAD, England [more…]

India’s Reliance, global tech firms to invest $9.3 billion in…

India’s Reliance, global tech firms to invest $9.3 billion in…

Published 18/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Labourers work behind an advertisement of Reliance Industries Limited at a construction site in Mumbai, India, March 2, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File PhotoMUMBAI (Reuters) [more…]

Exclusive: Dell, VMware decide to explore options including merger – s

Exclusive: Dell, VMware decide to explore options including merger – s

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A Dell gaming computer is shown at the E3 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2017. REUTERS/ Mike [more…]

Contrite Facebook executives seek to ward off more European rules

Contrite Facebook executives seek to ward off more European rules

Published 21/01/2018

A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen in front of the logo of the European Union in this picture illustration made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina [more…]

Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show

Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show

Published 11/01/2018

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The digital economy’s big annual trade show, CES, suffered a brief, disruptive plunge into darkness on Wednesday because of a power [more…]