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Image copyright US Air Force Image caption Google’s AI tech has the potential to reduce the amount of video human analysts need to review Google has confirmed that it is allowing the Pentagon to use some of its image recognition technologies as part of a military project. The disclosure follows a report by Gizmodo, which […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google has been loudly advertising its virtual assistant in Las Vegas during the CES tech show If victory belongs to whoever’s virtual assistant can interact with the most unlikely range of household appliances, then Amazon has already won. The firm’s voice-activated digital helper has been added to a bathroom […]
Image copyright Amazon Image caption Amazon launched its Echo speakers in 2014 Amazon says it does not eavesdrop on customers’ conversations to target advertising at them, after it emerged it had patented “voice-sniffing” tech. The patent describes listening to conversations and building a profile of customers’ likes and dislikes. Reports speculated that Amazon would deploy […]