LONDON— Facebook has hired former U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to head its global policy and communications teams, enlisting a veteran of European Union politics to help it with increased regulatory scrutiny in the region. Clegg, 51, will become a vice president of the social media giant, and report to Chief Operating Officer Sheryl … Continue reading LONDON | Former deputy UK leader Nick Clegg takes post with Facebook
HELSINKI — Danish organizers say a Belgian artist has won the international Niels Bugge Cartoon Award that this year focused on artificial intelligence. Lars Refn, the chairman of the international jury, said Friday that Constantin Sunnerberg won the 3,000-euro ($3,470) first prize for his “inspired” cartoon interpretation of AI depicting two robot-resembling figures. Sunnerberg has … Continue reading HELSINKI | Belgian wins international cartoon contest in Denmark
Washington, DC – Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s IT subcommittee released new findings and recommendations regarding artificial intelligence (AI). The bipartisan report is the product of three Congressional hearings on the topic and was released by Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX) and Ranking Member Robin Kelly (D-IL). The report details the opportunities and … Continue reading Washington, DC | Ranking Member Kelly Comments on IT Subcommittee Report on Artificial Intelligence (AI)
NEW YORK/ SEPTEMBER 08, 2018 (STL.News) SourceMedia, a diversified digital B2B media company serving senior decision-makers in finance, technology and healthcare, today announced that over 1500 attendees, representing all key players in the home buying and lending ecosystem, will attend its third annual Digital Mortgage Conference, taking place September 17-18, 2018 in Las Vegas. This … Continue reading SourceMedia’s Digital Mortgage Conference Returns with 100+ Speakers, 35 Demos
NEW YORK — Twitter’s decision to permanently ban conspiracy-slinger Alex Jones shows it’s serious about enforcing its policy against abuse. But it has a long way to go. Along with Facebook and other tech companies, Twitter sees promise in using artificial intelligence to rid its service of objectionable posts, photos and videos. To this end, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Twitter’s Alex Jones ban: Blip in sea of abuse?
SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics plans to spend $22 billion over the next three years on artificial intelligence, auto components and other future businesses as the company maps out its strategy under the restored leadership of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong after he was freed from prison. The announcement Wednesday by South Korea’s biggest business … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Samsung to put $22 billion in artificial intelligence, autos
AUSTIN, Texas/ August 02, 2018 (STL.News) Recently launched to meet millennial homebuyer needs, HomLuv.com is a revolutionary new, AI-driven home shopping platform that helps buyers find the right home in the right area and price range with customization features that they have come to expect. Exclusive research from Builders Digital Experience (BDX), the parent firm … Continue reading Revolutionary New Real Estate Shopping Platform HomLuv.com Solves Millennial Home Buying Woes
Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that played out on its service in 2016, bringing on thousands of human moderators and advanced artificial intelligence systems to weed out fake accounts and foreign propaganda campaigns. But it may never get the upper hand. Its adversaries are wily, more adept at … Continue reading Facebook | Social media plays whack-a-mole with Russia interference