Data

Researchers Built an Invisible Backdoor to Hack AI’s Decisions

The attack described could make customers warier of how the AI they rely on is trained.

IT Modernization

This Is the Samsung Note 8, the Phone That Must Not Explode

The new phone resembles a larger version of Samsung’s flagship devices.

IT Modernization

Microsoft Is Fixing a Simple Reason Why Voice Assistants Are So Bad

The tech company hopes to smarten up our dumb bots by making a new dataset available to the public.

Emerging Tech

For the First Time, AI Crushed a Professional Dota 2 Player

“This guy is scary,” the human player repeated during play as the bot whittled down his health.

Emerging Tech

The Israeli Army Is Trading its Llamas for Robots

Great news if you’re an Israeli war llama: Your tour of duty is over.

Emerging Tech

Facebook Built an AI System That Learned to Lie to Get What it Wants

Humans are natural negotiators. Machines typically don’t share that affinity, but new research from Facebook’s AI research lab might offer a starting point to change that.

CIO Briefing

Slack Can Now Identify Your Company’s Resident Expert in Everything

In other words, it’s going to help you find the right person to talk to.

IT Modernization

Satya Nadella’s Biggest Bet for Microsoft Could Be Its Future

The tech giant's cloud computing business continues to be a rising star,

CIO Briefing

With H-1B Under Threat, Alphabet Is the Only Big Tech Company to Ramp Up Immigration Lobbying

Immigration is a touchstone topic in the technology industry.

CIO Briefing

Artificial Intelligence Could Build New Drugs Faster Than Any Human Team

Startup Atomwise has built a system which attempts to generate potential drugs for diseases like Ebola and multiple sclerosis.

Data

You Can Now Buy the Brains Behind Amazon’s Alexa

The deep neural networks that power Amazon’s popular voice assistant are up for sale.