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James Vincent / The Verge:
Uber plans to electrify its London fleet by 2025, wants all uberX vehicles to be electric or hybrid by 2019, and adds 35p surcharge to fund car upgrades   —  The company is adding a surcharge of 35p ($0.46) to trips to help meet its green ambitions  —  Uber's UK operation has announced …
Sep 8, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Pixelmator unveils Pro version to go on sale later this year, with a redesigned UI and new machine learning-enhanced photo-editing tools   —  Pixelmator Pro will go on sale later this year, but the new set of features looks promising  —  Pixelmator is best known as the image editor for Mac …
Sep 5, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
DeepMind and Blizzard release SC2LE, a toolkit which includes an API, for AI research in real-time strategy game StarCraft II   —  What can computers learn from playing video games?  Quite a lot actually  —  Teaching computers to play games has always been a useful (if somewhat crude) measure of their intelligence.
Aug 10, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Qualcomm open sources its Neural Processing Engine SDK that adapts its mobile chips to the demands of AI, says dedicated mobile chips are in the pipeline   —  The chipmaker's SDK adapts its mobile processors to AI demands, but dedicated chips are the next step
Jul 25, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Intel-owned Movidius debuts $79 USB Compute Stick with 12-core Myriad 2 VPU that increases host hardware's AI capabilities   —  The Neural Compute Stick from Movidius makes it easy to add a machine vision processor to any device  —  Step by step, artificial intelligence is moving down from the cloud and into the device in your hand.
Jul 20, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Microsoft releases free Seeing AI app on iOS that uses AI to recognize people, objects, and scenes, and narrates the world to blind people   —  Microsoft has released Seeing AI — a smartphone app that uses computer vision to describe the world for the visually impaired.
Jul 12, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Google launches internal initiative called PAIR to study and help prevent potential prejudices in AI systems, open sources two tools for examining datasets   —  The company says its new research initiative will tackle bias in AI and make the technology more accessible
Jul 10, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Amazon ends its unlimited data storage plan for Amazon Drive, now offers up to 100GB for $11.99 a year or up to 1TB for $60   —  Time to check you don't have auto-renew turned on  —  Amazon has killed off its generous unlimited cloud storage deal for Amazon Drive.
Jun 8, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Apple announces new machine learning framework API to make mobile AI faster for developers   —  Like the rest of the tech world, Apple wants to make AI on your mobile device as fast and powerful as possible.  That's why the company unveiled a new machine learning framework API for developers today named Core ML.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:48 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Sony's XZ Premium is available to preorder starting June 12, and goes on sale unlocked from June 19, for $799   —  Available to pre-order from June 12th and buy unlocked from June 19th  —  It seems like a long time since Sony unveiled its flagship XZ Premium at MWC in February, but the luxe handset is finally going on sale in the US.
May 31, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context

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