Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
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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, […]

Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai announced the company is working towards making its artificial intelligence and machine learning models more transparent in order to tackle bias. Writing on Google’s blog in the occasion of the company’s flagship event I/O ’19 on Tuesday, Pichai described a new list of AI improvements and said Google is moving […]

Astronomers at The University of Texas at Austin have used artificial intelligence (AI) to discover two hidden planets more than 1,000 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius.  The new algorithm, developed in partnership with Google, shows potential for identifying many additional planets that traditional methods could not locate. The program sifts through the data taken […]

Google announced the second wave of startups selected for their Launch Accelerator program in India on Tuesday. The program is dedicated to support Indian startups that use technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to provide solutions addressing the nation’s core needs. The ten startups Google selected are based out of cities across […]

The Pentagon has outlined its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy, the United States Department of Defense revealed on Tuesday. In the report, the Pentagon explained how they intend to expand their use of AI in warfare, but said they will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation’s values. The plan will […]

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has warned social media companies they could face a ban if they fail to promptly remove self-harm and suicide content. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show on Sunday, Hancock said: “If we think they need to do things they are refusing to do, then we can, and we must […]

Matt Hancock speaking at the Blockchain Partnership event that was held at the Digital Catapult Centre, London, on Tuesday 26 April 2016.

Google has granted Wikipedia an additional $3.1 million investment, as well as given the foundation several of its machine learning tools to use for free, the company announced at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. Roughly a third of those funds will support current projects at the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit behind Wikipedia, and the […]

China is set to surpass Europe in artificial intelligence research paper output within the next four year, a report released today by business analytics company Elsevier revealed. According to the report, the US which is home to tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook, has thrived in attracting the top artificial intelligence talent in recent […]

Several Google employees have signed an open letter asking Google to stop working on Project Dragonfly, a censored version of Google’s search engine designed for China. The Intercept had revealed the project existence in August. In response to that, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stretched that the company was “not close to launching a search product” in China, but it […]

Google has pledged $25 million in grants to the AI Global Impact Challenge, the company revealed on Monday during the AI for Social Good event held at the company’s Sunnyvale in California. We’re announcing our AI for Social Good program, applying @GoogleAI expertise to projects w/ positive societal impact. We invite researchers & orgs to submit […]

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