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Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone
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 Apple has teamed up with Australian-based Cochlear to bring iPhone users the first made for iPhone Cochlear implant. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June, Cochlear’s Nucleus 7 Sound Processor [...]
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Microsoft’s AI beats Ms. Pac-Man
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 As with so many things in the world, the key to cracking Ms. Pac-Man is team work and a bit of positive reinforcement. That… and access to funding from Microsoft and 150-plus artificial intelligence agents — [...]
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Google’s Project Wing team takes a key step towards making drone delivery real
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 Project Wing, the X project from Google (now housed under mutual parent Alphabet) that focuses on drone delivery, just shared a key update in its efforts to make everyday drone delivery a reality: The company completed [...]
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Google’s AlphaGo AI defeats team of five leading Go players
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 Are five human heads better than one computer brain? Not when it comes to playing Go. AlphaGo, the AI created to play the game of Go better than anyone alive, has defeated a team made up of five Go champions in a demons [...]
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Facebook to add 3,000 to team reviewing posts with hate speech, crimes, and other harming posts
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 A week after news broke of multiple videos of suicides posted on Facebook remaining on the site for hours, the company has announced a new plan to add 3,000 more people to its operations team to screen for harmful [...]
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Amazon’s driverless tech team focuses not on building it, but on how to use it
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 Amazon has a team dedicated to driverless technology, the Wall Street Journal reports, but their focus isn’t on building self-driving cars or trucks; instead, the Amazon squad acts as a kind of braintrust looking [...]
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Lazada, Uber and Netflix team up ahead of Amazon’s expected entry into Southeast Asia
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 Amazon isn’t in Southeast Asia yet — the e-commerce giant pushed back plans to enter early this year — but that isn’t stopping future rival Lazada teaming up with a range of companies to offer a [...]
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Apple might have a secret team working on glucose sensor technology for diabetes
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 Apple has hired a group of biomedical researchers to work on a secret project to monitor diabetic patients using sensors, according to a CNBC report. An estimated 371 million people have the disease worldwide and in th [...]
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Google adds SoundStage developer Logan Olson to its VR team
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 Slowly but surely, Google is transforming itself into a formidable VR player. This week, the Daydream maker hired Logan Olson, best known as the developer of SoundStage, a well-received HTC Vive title built around a VR [...]
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