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Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

It is doubtful that any of the companies fantasize about challenging Intel head-on with their own chip factories, which can take billions of dollars to build. (The start-ups contract with other companies to make their chips.) But in designing chips ...

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CES 2018: What the Gadget Fest Looks Like in ‘the Year of A.I.’

Yet the clear darling of this year’s show was not a gadget but the growing amount of artificial intelligence software helping these products run. The race between Amazon and Google to be the go-to service for integration of consumer products ...

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Tech We’re Using: Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives

Do you use it at all to help you do your work? Nope. I reviewed the new Pixel phone. But I get along fine with my older Android phone. The irony is that I am a techno-skeptic. At least in ...

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Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back into China, Announces A.I. Center

“The science of A.I. has no borders,” Fei-Fei Li said in a post on Google’s website, and “neither do its benefits.” Google did not disclose financial details. The company is only the latest big technology name to set up an ...

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China’s A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security

“Volkswagen will protect customers from the misuse of their data,” Mr. Ludewig said. Delphi, the American auto parts giant, said it had a relationship with iFlyTek to offer its services in China but declined to disclose details. Mr. Liu, the ...

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A.I. Researchers Leave Elon Musk Lab to Begin Robotics Start-Up

“We now have teachable robots,” Mr. Abbeel said during a recent interview at the new company’s offices in Emeryville, Calif., just across the bay from San Francisco. The new company is part of a much wider effort to create A.I. ...

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Building A.I. That Can Build A.I.

The tech industry is promising everything from smartphone apps that can recognize faces to cars that can drive on their own. But by some estimates, only 10,000 people worldwide have the education, experience and talent needed to build the complex ...

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Tech Giants Are Paying Huge Salaries for Scarce A.I. Talent

The cutting edge of artificial intelligence research is based on a set of mathematical techniques called deep neural networks. These networks are mathematical algorithms that can learn tasks on their own by analyzing data. By looking for patterns in millions ...

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Google’s New Gadgets Come With a Big Helping of A.I.

Google executives said it has been getting harder to find new hardware breakthroughs like bigger and better screens, but they believe significant improvements will come from artificial intelligence software that is developing at a faster clip than physical components. Rick ...

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Beijing Wants A.I. to Be Made in China by 2030

A.I. is one of a growing number of disciplines in which experts say China is making quick progress. Yet it was a foreign feat of A.I. prowess that provided one of the greatest impetuses for the new plan. The two ...

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