Japanese matchmaking firms get high-tech lift from gadgets and AI

Business / Tech Jan 19, 2020

Japanese matchmaking firms get high-tech lift from gadgets and AI

Artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies are starting to play a role in matchmaking as they increasingly wind their way deeper into people's lives. Today's high-tech gadgets are now being used to give people greater knowledge of potential mates, details from hobbies and smoking preferences ...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It's complicated

Business Jan 16, 2020

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It's complicated

When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitalia. Should what someone considers a celebration of life be censored? In 1964, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart declined to ...

Business / Tech Jan 6, 2020

U.S. restricts exports of AI for analyzing satellite images

U.S. technology companies that build artificial intelligence software for analyzing satellite imagery will face new restrictions on exporting their products to China and elsewhere. The Commerce Department said new export rules take effect Monday that target emerging technology that could give the U.S. a significant ...

Study finds Google system could improve breast cancer detection

Business / Tech Jan 2, 2020

Study finds Google system could improve breast cancer detection

A Google artificial intelligence system has proved as good as expert radiologists at predicting which women would develop breast cancer based on screening mammograms and also showed promise at reducing errors, researchers in the United States and Britain reported. The study, which was published in ...