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Startup Engineer.ai, which claims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to build apps, would be using human engineers instead, a report by the Wall Street Journal alleged on Wednesday. The startup’s website claims that its “Human-assisted AI” technique is capable of building apps for customers in a few clicks. However, the Wall Street Journal spoke with several former […]

Indian cab aggregator Ola has announced the acquisition of Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup Pikup.ai on Tuesday. As part of the deal, which value was not disclosed,  the team at Pikup.ai including founders Inder Singh and Ritwik Saikia will join Ola. “We are looking forward to joining Ola in its mission to build mobility for a […]

Amsterdam-based blockchain company Bitfury has just launched its artificial intelligence (AI) division, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The company said the new division will use Bitfury’s existing hardware and software technologies to build integrated product solutions, as well as cloud-to-edge enterprise solutions for corporations and governments. Talking to Reuters, the firm’s co-founder and CEO Valery Vavilov […]

Machines should understand motive the way humans do, and not just perform tasks blindly, a new study claimed. The article by the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR), based at the University of Birmingham, is based on research by lead author Dr Valerio Ortenzi. In the paper, which was published in Nature Machine Intelligence last week, Ortenzi […]

The UK government just announced it will pledge £250m (roughly $304m) to be invested in a national artificial intelligence (AI) research lab for the NHS. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday, who claimed that with this new investment AI will be able to transform care and cut waiting times in […]

Pittsburgh International Airport announced it will deploy artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to provide passengers with more accurate wait times information. The technology will be provided by the airport through a partnership with Zensors, a Pittsburgh-based company applying AI to feeds from airport security cameras to estimate minute-by-minute wait times at the airport’s three Transportation Security […]

Researchers at Google’s DeepMind Health have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) able to spot symptoms of acute kidney injury (AKI) 48 hours before doctors. The study, which was published in the journal Nature last week, describes how the AI uses inputs such as blood tests, heart rates and blood pressure to perform its calculations. DeepMind fed the AI […]

The global artificial intelligence (AI) in the healthcare market is expected to reach $27.6 billion by 2025 with a 43.5% growth from 2018, a report by Meticulous Research revealed. The report analyses various applications of the technology, from patient data and risk analytics to medical imaging and diagnosis, drug discovery, precision medicine, hospital workflow management, […]

As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more advanced, Australia needs to be prepared for the incoming change, a new report from the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) has warned today. The document, which was commissioned by chief scientist Alen Finkel, urged the Government to create a national strategy – like the one released by the […]

AI-Scientists

O2h Ventures and AI Fund have invested £1.1m ($1.38m) in Small Pharma, a startup working on new drugs development, in-Pharma reported on Monday. The seed round funding will go towards advancements of Small Pharma’s lead program about a metabolite of ketamine as an oral anti-depressant. In particular, the startup said they will invest the funds […]

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