Category: Technology

Intel Unveils Nervana Neural Network Processors

Intel chief Brian Krzanich said Tuesday his company is working on a super-fast chip designed specifically for artificial intelligence. The chipmaking giant is partnering with Facebook and other Internet titans investing heavily in artificial intelligence to create the first in what will be a family of “Nervana Neural Network Processors” tailored to the needs of the emerging technology, Krzanich […]

Sennheiser HD 660 S Launched, Long Awaited Successor to HD 650

Sennheiser has unveiled a successor to very popular HD 650 headphones that were launched back in 2006. Called the Sennheiser HD 660 S, the new headphones sport an all-new matte black and anthracite build along with an entirely fresh transducer design to deliver an improved audio experience, the company said. The headphones are available in the […]

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can automatically detect colorectal cancer in less than a second. Researchers from Showa University in Yokohama, Japan developed the computer-aided diagnostic system that uses an endocytoscopic image – a 500-fold magnified view of a colorectal polyp – to analyse about 300 features of the polyp after applying narrow-band […]

Skype Redesign for Windows, Mac, and Linux Is Out Now

Microsoft has released a redesigned version of its Skypeclient for Windows, Mac, and Linux devices. The desktop version has received most of the features that were debuted on mobile devices to deliver a fresh experience. The new release comes on board a couple of months after the Redmond company brought a new Skype Preview for desktop platforms. The very first change […]

Google’s Fast Pair Makes Bluetooth Pairing on Android Easier and Faster

Pairing Bluetooth-enabled headphones with your Android device for the first time generally means moving around menus and buttons to get it done. Google’s latest feature may be an attempt to make this pairing simpler and quicker. Google has introduced Fast Pair, which is now being rolled out to make the pairing process a one tap feature. The […]

Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Japan’s Sony said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovationafter years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to […]

Twitter’s Streaming App Periscope Hikes Payments to Video Stars

Periscope, a mobile app that lets users live-stream video, said Wednesday it will give all earnings from a select program, save for an Aysel Holtjeristrative fee, back to the users who broadcast from Periscope. The app, founded in 2014 and bought by Twitter Inc in 2015, is hiking payments to its users at a time when it faces […]

Microsoft HoloLens Is Headed to 29 New Markets

As demand for mixed reality grows in the modern workplace, Microsoft has announced that it has brought its mixed reality smart-glass HoloLens to 29 new European markets.At the Future Decoded event in London on Wednesday, Microsoft outlined its vision for mixed reality in front of over 15,000 IT and business decision makers who came to talk about current and […]

Google’s Hinton Outlines New AI Advance That Requires Less Data

Google’s Geoffrey Hinton, an artificial intelligencepioneer, on Thursday outlined an advance in the technology that improves the rate at which computers correctly identify images and with reliance on less data. Hinton, an academic whose previous work on artificial neural networks is considered foundational to the commercialisation of machine learning, detailed the approach, known as capsule networks, […]

WhatsApp Delete for Everyone Feature Is Here, Here’s How to Get Started

WhatsApp’s new feature that allows users to delete sent messages is now available to everyone, a week after it started rolling out to select users of the app. The ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature lets people recall messages sent on individual chats as well as WhatsApp groups, and is available across different platforms, such as Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. One of the biggest […]