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/ Oct 15, 2018

Toyota and Line to offer voice-controlled AI navigation next summer

Toyota Motor Corp. and messaging app provider Line Corp. said Monday they will offer an artificial intelligence platform featuring voice commands for navigation services in Toyota cars in Japan by next summer. The services will use Line's Clova (Cloud Virtual Assistant) Auto system, a cloud-based ...

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

/ Oct 10, 2018

Instagram ramps up battle against cyberbullying, taps AI

Instagram on Tuesday added more weapons to battle cyberbullying, using artificial intelligence to scan photos for abusive content at the Facebook-owned service. The move comes after Facebook also increased anti-harassment measures, following a survey that said young victims of online abuse feel social media firms ...

Japan's defense officials to use AI for record management

Sep 25, 2018

Japan's defense officials to use AI for record management

The Defense Ministry plans to use artificial intelligence for the management of public records, drawing lessons from the mishandling of daily Self-Defense Forces activity logs, according to officials. Under the project, AI algorithms will "learn" the content of public records and ensure that every related ...

Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine, tap AI tech

Sep 24, 2018

Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine, tap AI tech

Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon and Google are joining forces with international organizations to help identify and head off famines in developing nations using data analysis and artificial intelligence, a new initiative unveiled Sunday. Rather than waiting to respond to a famine after many lives already ...