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Wikipedia Turns to Machine Learning for Fraud Detection

Aaron Halfaker just built an artificial intelligence engine designed to automatically analyze changes to Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the online encyclopedia anyone can edit. In crowdsourcing the creation of an encyclopedia, the not-for-profit website forever changed the...

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough. Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to...

Google Launches New Cloud Service for Understanding Human Language

Google's intelligent cloud developer tools are expanding with the launch of a new Cloud Natural Language API on Wednesday. The service is aimed at helping developers create applications that understand human language. It's an important...

How baby dolls, mine sweepers and Mars rovers led iRobot to the Roomba

The iRobot museum is located in the main building of its Bedford, Massachusetts headquarters. It’s more of a hallway, really, tucked behind a security door just off the building’s lobby, that sports the words “Cool...

Facebook’s AI Describes Photos To Visually Impaired Users

Facebook is reaching out to the more than 280 million visually impaired people on the planet with a new technology called automatic alternative text, which promises to help the blind community experience the social network in...

English financial tech company builds AI app that creates virtual accountant

A North-East fintech company is using artificial intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software to allow users to discuss their financial accounts with their phone. Darlington-based MyFirmsApp creates custom app platforms for accountants and has recently...

VR And AI Will Lead The Next Major Round Of Digital Disruption

Ready for the next chapter in the continuing saga of technology siring big-time business disruption? This year’s SXSW Interactive conference left little doubt of the protagonists: virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Companies ranging from startups...

Financial Services Warms Up to AI

Long the stuff of futuristic sci-fi movies, artificial intelligence has been conceptually interesting to Wall Street for some time, but not in a way that gets anything more than token budget. That’s starting to change....

3 Easy Steps to Make Chatbots Work

Who wants to chat with a chatbot? More people than you'd think, says Brian Heikes, VP of product at 3Cinteractive, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based mobile marketing company. Techies have long been talking about chatbots. And once...

Hitachi Hires Artificially Intelligent Bosses For Their Warehouses

No cubicle necessary. Say hello to your new artificial intelligence overlord--er, boss. At Hitachi, the Japanese electronics manufacturer, workers have started to take orders from artificial intelligence programs meant to increase productivity in the workplace. Hitachi...

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