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Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows
Emirates 24/7 • Afp
Photo editing app Prisma is now offering its services to other companies
SiliconAngle • James Farrell
Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare'
BBC
Elon Musk backs call for global ban on killer robots
CNN • Sherisse Pham
Microsoft claims new speech recognition record, achieving a super-human 5.1% error rate
GeekWire • Todd Bishop
Tech leaders warn against robotic weapons
Daily Mail • Australian
Drone in flight path disrupts Delhi airport, raises regulatory issues
Tech in Asia • Sumit Chakraberty
[slides] Continuous Deployment for #Docker | @DevOpsSummit #AI #DevOps
cloudcomputing.sys-con.com • Liz Mcmillan
Blockchain-powered VR startup Decentraland raises $25.5m in initial coin offering
SiliconAngle • Duncan Riley
Elon Musk joins over 100 experts in urging UN to act on 'killer robots'
Telegraph • Agence France-Presse
 
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Android (operating system), Apple Inc
Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows
Emirates 24/7Afp
As Apple and Samsung gear up to launch new flagship smartphones, the market leaders are seeking a wow factor that can help them fend off challenges from rising Chinese-based manufacturers. Apple is under particular pressure to dazzle as the culture-changing California iPhone...
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Artificial Intelligence, Corporate Governance
Photo editing app Prisma is now offering its services to other companies
SiliconAngleJames Farrell
Russian startup Prisma Labs, Inc., the company known for its popular photo editing app, is moving into the B2B space. The company recently launched a new website, prismalabs.ai, offering various AI-related services. The Prisma app isn’t going anywhere, but the focus now...
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Robotics, Technology Industry
Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare'
BBC
More than 100 leading robotics experts are urging the United Nations to take action in order to prevent the development of "killer robots". In a letter to the organisation, artificial intelligence (AI) leaders, including billionaire Elon Musk, warn of "a third revolution...
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Artificial Intelligence, Robotics
Elon Musk backs call for global ban on killer robots
CNNSherisse Pham
The world's leading artificial intelligence experts are sounding the alarm on killer robots. Tesla (TSLA) boss Elon Musk is among a group of 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies who are calling on the United Nations to ban autonomous weapons....
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Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing Services
Microsoft claims new speech recognition record, achieving a super-human 5.1% error rate
GeekWireTodd Bishop
Microsoft says its speech recognition technology has achieved a new industry milestone, reducing its error rate to 5.1 percent, matching the error rate of multiple human transcribers in a widely recognized accuracy test. The new result, announced this evening by the company’s...
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Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies
Tech leaders warn against robotic weapons
Daily MailAustralian
Killer robots - including lethal microdrone swarms - should be urgently banned before a wave of weapons of mass destruction gets out of control, industry leaders say. Robotics and artificial intelligence experts such as Tesla founder Elon Musk and head of applied...
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Airline Industry, Drones
Drone in flight path disrupts Delhi airport, raises regulatory issues
Tech in AsiaSumit Chakraberty
Comments All three runways at Delhi’s international airport were shut down last night after an Air Asia pilot reported spotting a “drone-like object” on his landing approach three nautical miles away, news agency PTI reported. Several flights were diverted before the runways...
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Agile Software Development , Artificial Intelligence
[slides] Continuous Deployment for #Docker | @DevOpsSummit #AI #DevOps
cloudcomputing.sys-con.comLiz Mcmillan
Continuous Deployment for Docker: Lessons Learned from Rolling Out a Real Live Service Most companies are adopting or evaluating container technology - Docker in particular - to speed up application deployment, drive down cost, ease management and make application delivery more flexible...
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Technology Industry, Virtual Reality
Blockchain-powered VR startup Decentraland raises $25.5m in initial coin offering
SiliconAngleDuncan Riley
Decentraland, an open-source initiative that is attempting to develop a virtual reality space that utilizes the Ethereum blockchain for asset management has raised 86,260 ETH ($25.5 million) in an initial coin offering. First coming to public attention back in 2015, Decentraland is...
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Robotics, Technology Industry
Elon Musk joins over 100 experts in urging UN to act on 'killer robots'
TelegraphAgence France-Presse
More than 100 robotics and artificial intelligence leaders including billionaire Elon Musk are urging the United Nations to take action against the dangers of autonomous weapons, known as "killer robots." "Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare," warned...
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