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22nd May 2018

AI will add $400bn to Middle East economies by 2035

Artificial intelligence could add $182bn to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) economy and $215bn to Saudi Arabia by 2035, according to a new report.

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19th May 2018

1,000 drones to provide real-time global coverage of the world's oceans

By 2022, a California-based company plans to deploy a vast fleet of autonomous marine vehicles, with the aim of exponentially improving data on the world's oceans.

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15th May 2018

AI will triple in value globally by 2022

The business value of artificial intelligence (AI) will more than triple globally by 2022, according to a new report from industry analysts Gartner.

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11th May 2018

Atlas humanoid robot is now running

Robotics company Boston Dynamics has further improved its humanoid robot, Atlas. The latest version of the machine is now faster and more agile – able to run outside and jump over obstacles.

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9th May 2018

AI makes phone calls on your behalf

Google has revealed a new virtual assistant, known as Duplex, which can impersonate a human and conduct seamless conversations by phone.

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4th May 2018

AI outperforms humans in diagnosing heart failure and cancers

Deep learning programs at a diagnostic imaging lab in Cleveland, USA, now routinely defeat their human counterparts in diagnosing heart failure, detecting various cancers and predicting their strength.

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30th April 2018

New AI algorithm reconstructs images

Graphics chip firm Nvidia has developed a new deep learning method to automatically reconstruct images with missing pixels.

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25th April 2018

By 2040, artificial intelligence could upend nuclear stability

A new study from the RAND Corporation finds that artificial intelligence has the potential to upend the foundations of nuclear deterrence by 2040.

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19th April 2018

Chair-assembling robot demonstrated in Singapore

Nanyang Technological University has built a robot that can autonomously assemble an IKEA chair without interruption.

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5th April 2018

Experts call for boycott of South Korean university developing AI weapons

Artificial intelligence experts from 30 countries are boycotting a South Korean university over concerns that a new lab in partnership with a leading defence company could lead to autonomous weapons lacking human control.

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21st March 2018

U.S. automation could threaten African manufacturing within 15 years

Operating robots in US factories could become cheaper than hiring workers in Kenya by 2033.

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7th March 2018

Burger-flipping robot starts work in California

A restaurant in Pasadena, California, is now employing a burger-flipping robot. There are plans to install the system in dozens of other locations.

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