Artificial intelligence

Former Google CEO: China is winning AI race, US must do more

An artificial intelligence commission led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is urging the U.S. to boost its AI skills to counter China, including by pursuing “AI-enabled” weapons – something that Google itself has shied away from on ethical grounds.

AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China’s rise

An artificial intelligence commission led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is urging the U.S. to boost its AI skills to counter China, including by pursuing “AI-enabled” weapons – something that Google itself has shied away from on ethical grounds.

IBM explores sale of Watson Health

International Business Machines Corp. is exploring a potential sale of its IBM Watson Health business, according to people familiar with the matter.

The "Force" introduces new Artuμ unit as co-pilot on test mission

"Like any pilot, Artuμ (even the real R2-D2) has strengths and weaknesses," Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper tweeted Wednesday. "Understanding them to prep both humans and AI for a new era of algorithmic warfare is our next imperative step. We either become sci-fi or become history."

The Masters looks to 'ace' fan experience with IBM's Watson

Using IBM Watson's artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities, golf fans will be able to create customized "feature groups" of the tournament's more than 90 participating professional golfers and access video of every shot by those players throughout the tournament in almost real time through the Master's App. 

Apple hit with $1.4B lawsuit by Chinese AI firm over Siri technology

Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology Co. -- also known as Xiao-i -- announced it is suing Apple for 10 billion yuan ($1.43 billion) in damages in Shanghai court after the Chinese company recently acquired a patent for a voice assistant whose technical architecture is said to be similar to Siri's.