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QCAI to use AI tech to tackle social challenges with UNDP

QCAI to use AI tech to tackle social challenges with UNDP

Researchers from Qatar Centre for Artificial Intelligence (QCAI) will partner with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to look into some of the major social challenges, disclosed a top official of the organisation.

Playing catch-up, Germany throws money at AI

Playing catch-up, Germany throws money at AI

Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture about it ...

QU seminar examines virtual influencers' grip on social fabric

QU seminar examines virtual influencers' grip on social fabric

Department of Mass Communication at the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University (QU) organised a scientific seminar titled “Digital Identities and Electronic Bots.” A group of professors, researchers and professionals in the communication field in Qatar attended.

Sony to release AI-infused robotic pups in the US

Sony to release AI-infused robotic pups in the US

The sixth-generation mechanical pup combines robotics with image sensors and artificial intelligence.

EU wants 20-billion-euro investment in artificial intelligence

EU wants 20-billion-euro investment in artificial intelligence

European investment in research and innovation in the field of artificial intelligence should be increased by at least 20 billion euros (24.4 billion dollars) between now and 2020, the European Commission said ...

Artificial Intelligence to increase productivity, efficiency

Artificial Intelligence to increase productivity, efficiency

Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot replace human beings but is in the business of supporting people to live better by increasing productivity and efficiency, an official of Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, told Gulf Times.

AI and augmented newsroom in focus at Jazeera summit

AI and augmented newsroom in focus at Jazeera summit

The day’s proceedings got under way with a series of keynote addresses by dignitaries and panels discussing ‘Media and Cloud - Limitless Possibilities’.

Ooredoo Group's tie-up to enhance network coverage

Ooredoo Group's tie-up to enhance network coverage

Ooredoo Group, taking part in the Mobile World Congress, is leading the charge of global communications companies expanding mobile broadband capacity and coverage by re-purposing network spectrum.

Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI to factories

Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI to factories

Andrew Ng, co-founder of some of Alphabet Inc-owned Google's most prominent artificial intelligence projects, on Thursday launches a new venture with iPhone assembler Foxconn ...

HMC, QU develop AI system to predict stroke impact

HMC, QU develop AI system to predict stroke impact

A collaborative study involving researchers from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Qatar University has developed an innovative information technology system-artificial intelligence-capable of predicting the future growth of damaged areas of the brain following an acute stroke.

Data swamped US spy agencies put hopes on artificial intelligence

Data swamped US spy agencies put hopes on artificial intelligence

Swamped by too much raw intel data to sift through, US spy agencies are pinning their hopes on artificial intelligence to crunch billions of digital bits and understand events around the world.

AI wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go player

AI wins as Google algorithm beats No. 1 Go player

Google's computer algorithm AlphaGo narrowly beat the world's top-ranked player in the ancient Chinese board game of Go, reaffirming the arrival of what its developers tout as a new form of artificial intelligence.