Google Nest Audio review: Google’s best smart speaker yet

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Abhishek Baxi
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Oct 24, 2020 04:00 EDT

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Google has finally upgraded its first smart speaker – Google Home – that was launched in 2016. Through this period, the company introduced its smart displays and also rebranded its […]
Google Nest Audio review: Google’s best smart speaker yet

Deep Science: Alzheimer's screening, forest-mapping drones, machine learning in space, more

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces papers in) practically every industry and company. This column aims to collect the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in but not limited to artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter.
This week, a startup that’s using UAV drones for mapping forests, a look at how machine learning can map social media […]
Deep Science: Alzheimer's screening, forest-mapping drones, machine learning in space, more

Alexa Answers Crowdsourcing Arrives in the UK

Amazon has expanded its voice-based information crowdsourcing Alexa Answers to the United Kingdom. The feature asks the general public to help answer questions posed to the voice assistant that it doesn’t have an answer for, building the database of knowledge it can use to respond to those same questions in the future.
Alexa device owners use the voice assistant to answer questions more than any other single task, according to Voicebot’s research, and Amazon claims to have added a […]
Alexa Answers Crowdsourcing Arrives in the UK

Foreign Correspondent: What Bolivia can teach the US about fair elections

The South American nation sets an example of how to undo a coup.
Imagine the following nightmare: The US faces a close vote in the presidential election. Trump claims voter fraud and seeks backing from the nation’s military, which then stages a coup to keep him in power.
Farfetched? The Trump Administration already did it — in Bolivia, last year.
In October 2019, officials in Washington, D.C., orchestrated phony claims of election fraud by Bolivia’s socialist government. The military […]
Foreign Correspondent: What Bolivia can teach the US about fair elections

AI Is the Next Step in Redefining Radio Ad Sales ROI

Artificial intelligence technology is poised to redefine radio advertising ROI
Artificial intelligence technology is poised to redefine radio advertising ROI
Artificial intelligence technology is poised to redefine radio advertising ROI
The author is managing director, Enterprise Radio Solutions, for Veritone. Radio World invites industry-oriented commentaries and responses. Send to Radio World.
The plight of modern radio advertising can be summed up by a quote that’s more than 100 years […]
AI Is the Next Step in Redefining Radio Ad Sales ROI

After Twitter, Amazon's Alexa now claims Jammu and Kashmir is part of China, netizens fume

Amazon’s Alexa gives wrong answer to the ‘Where is Kashmir located’ question in Hindi, falsely claims it is located in China
Days after microblogging platform Twitter labelled the Indian territory of Leh in Ladakh as part of People’s Republic of China (PRC), Amazon’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered virtual assistant Alexa has now embroiled in a similar controversy.
The social media backlash against the tech company began after a Twitter user uploaded a video where Alexa categorised […]
After Twitter, Amazon's Alexa now claims Jammu and Kashmir is part of China, netizens fume

College lead two artificial intelligence institutes

Huimin Zhao, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of chemistry, will lead the new Molecule Maker Lab Institute at Illinois.
Huimin Zhao, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of chemistry, will lead the new Molecule Maker Lab Institute at Illinois.
Huimin Zhao, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and of chemistry, will lead the new Molecule Maker Lab Institute at Illinois.
Huimin Zhao, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering […]
College lead two artificial intelligence institutes

Amazon Echo (2020) Review: The fourth generation Alexa smart speaker is…

Amazon’s 2020 Smart Smart Speaker is the fourth generation Alexa countertop device shaped like a ball, a remarkable departure from the soft-cylindrical speakers of previous generations. Six years after the first echo started 10,000 (or at least a few dozen) Smart Speaker, a revised design was overdue.
The big question for Amazon and its new Echo is how reimagined is it? Voice assistants grow and change all the time, but for the most part they do what they have been doing for years: Answer […]
Amazon Echo (2020) Review: The fourth generation Alexa smart speaker is…

Tesla posts record profit and says it will sell half a million cars this year

Tesla posts record profit and says it will sell half a million cars this year

By Chris Isidore, CNN Business

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Oct 21, 2020

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Oct 21, 2020

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Tesla posts record profit and says it will sell half a million cars this year