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Machine voice recognition reaches human parity

Last year, Microsoft's speech and dialog research group announced a milestone in reaching human parity on the Switchboard conversational speech recognition task, meaning we had created technology ...

2 hours ago from TechXplore

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New theorems help robots to correct errors on-the-fly and learn from each other

Errors in Artificial Intelligence which would normally take a considerable amount of time to resolve could be corrected immediately with the help of new research from the University of Leicester.

1 hours ago from TechXplore

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Personal Information Of Almost 2 Million Chicago Voters Exposed

Chicago’s Board of Election Commissioners has said that personal information of almost 2 million registered voters in the city was exposed online publicly on an Amazon cloud server for ...

20 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google shows how easy it is for software to remove watermarks from photos

Google’s research division today detailed just how easy it is for computer algorithms to bypass standard photo watermarking practices, stripping those images of copyright protection ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from The Verge

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Airbnb gives free housing after Barcelona attack - CNET

The home rental company activates its disaster response tool for those affected by the assault that left 14 people dead.

Fri 18 Aug 17 from CNET

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Congressmen call for investigation of FCC cyberattack claims

The FCC has claimed that the site it uses to collect public comment on its plans to roll back net neutrality rules was taken down by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack instead ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Engadget

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Journalists successfully used secure computing to expose Panama Papers, researchers say

A team of researchers from Clemson University, Columbia University and the University of Washington has discovered a security success in an unlikely place: the "Panama Papers."

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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AI implications: Engineer's model lays groundwork for machine-learning device

In what could be a small step for science potentially leading to a breakthrough, an engineer at Washington University in St. Louis has taken steps toward using nanocrystal networks for artificial ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers explore photographic images synthesized from semantic layouts

How far can we go in achieving fictional scenes just by using real photos? More precisely, what can we do with deep learning in rendering video games? Those questions are the focus of research ...

Sat 19 Aug 17 from TechXplore

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AI Is Taking Over the Cloud

Cloud storage company Box is using Google’s vision technology to make its service considerably smarter.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from MIT Technology Review

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