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Autonomous car projects plot a course into the UK's driverless future
The Guardian • Gwyn Topham Transport Correspondent
Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI and VR
CIO • John Ribeiro
Oracle plans internal 'startup' to explore VR, new technologies
The Economic Times of India • Brian Womack
The 3-D Printer That Could Finally Change Manufacturing
MIT Technology Review • David Rotman
Resistance is futile: China's conquest plan for robot industry
The Economic Times of India
Lunch-hour hacks
BBC • Jessica Bown
Machine learning is in your life
BBC • Sabine Hauert
Babylon raises $60m to build AI doctor
Financial Times
What’s holding back virtual reality news? Slow tech adoption, monetization, and yes, dull content
Nieman Journalism Lab • Ricardo Bilton
Brexit Could Imperil U.K.'s Lead in AI, The Royal Society Warns
Bloomberg • Jeremy Kahn
 
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Auto Industry, Emerging Technologies
Autonomous car projects plot a course into the UK's driverless future
The GuardianGwyn Topham Transport Correspondent
In a little over two years, a fleet of driverless cars will make its way from Oxford to London, completing the entire journey from start to finish without human intervention, including on urban streets and motorways. Organisers of the government-backed project, announced...
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Amazon.com Inc, Artificial Intelligence
Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI and VR
CIOJohn Ribeiro
Oracle is hiring people for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality. The Solution Engineering organization the company is setting...
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Amazon.com Inc, Cloud Computing Services
Oracle plans internal 'startup' to explore VR, new technologies
The Economic Times of IndiaBrian Womack
Oracle Corp. is forming a unit it's calling a startup within its U.S. operations to work on new technologies that may include virtual reality and artificial intelligence, trying to attract talent and outpace the innovation of rivals. The company's effort will include...
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3d Printing, Hardware & Peripherals
The 3-D Printer That Could Finally Change Manufacturing
MIT Technology ReviewDavid Rotman
It’s less than two months before his company’s initial product launch, and CEO Ric Fulop is excitedly showing off rows of stripped-down 3-D printers, several bulky microwave furnaces, and assorted small metal objects on a table for display. Behind a closed door,...
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Robotics, Technology Industry
Resistance is futile: China's conquest plan for robot industry
The Economic Times of India
Scenes from China’s quest to dominate the robotic future: At startup E-Deodar, a human-looking droid serves coffee to employees who are building $15,000 industrial bots that are about a third cheaper than foreign brands and are being used to automate assembly lines...
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Digital Media, Finance
Lunch-hour hacks
BBCJessica Bown
With two children under the age of four and a tech start-up to run, Colleen Wong has her hands full. She is happy to use any technology that can help her manage her hectic lifestyle, including family activity planning app Hoop and...
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Artificial Intelligence, Education
Machine learning is in your life
BBCSabine Hauert
Many people are unsure about exactly what machine learning is. But the reality is that it is already part of everyday life. A form of artificial intelligence, it allows computers to learn from examples rather than having to follow step-by-step instructions. The...
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Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science
Babylon raises $60m to build AI doctor
Financial Times
UK tech group says new funding will help its software predict future health problems
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BBC America, Digital Media
What’s holding back virtual reality news? Slow tech adoption, monetization, and yes, dull content
Nieman Journalism LabRicardo Bilton
For news organizations, the promise of VR has been marred by a handful of challenges that have so far made it difficult to justify wholesale investment in the technology. That’s clear from a new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study...
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Artificial Intelligence, Education
Brexit Could Imperil U.K.'s Lead in AI, The Royal Society Warns
BloombergJeremy Kahn
U.K. faces critical skills shortage in machine learning Royal Society urges government to keep U.K. on cutting edge A group of prominent academics and tech executives fear that the U.K.’s exit from the European Union could jeopardize the U.K.’s lead in the...
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