25/07/2019

Machine learning & AI

New AI tool identifies cancer outcomes using radiology reports

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence tool can perform as well as human reviewers—and much more rapidly—in extracting clinical information regarding changes in tumors ...

Machine learning & AI

Eliminating bias in AI

In human beings, intelligence is no inoculation against bias and bigotry. The same holds true for computers. Intelligent machines learn about the world through the filters of human language and historical behaviour—meaning ...

Internet

Turning the tables on the terrorists

It is known that much terrorist activity utilizes the power and immediacy of online social media and social networking tools to coordinate its attacks, rally support and spread the various agendas of the different groups ...

Business

Amazon has 'destroyed' US retail industry, Mnuchin says

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin alleged that Amazon.com Inc. has "limited competition" and harmed the retail industry as the Trump administration announced a broad antitrust review into whether technology companies ...

Security

VPN providers address vulnerability findings by researchers

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are engineered to encrypt traffic between points on the internet. As Computing put it, they extend a private network across a public network, "often used to enable staff working remotely to ...

Automotive

Big restructuring costs hit Ford earnings

Ford reported a steep decline in second-quarter profits on Wednesday due to large restructuring costs and a disappointing earnings forecast for the year, sending shares sharply lower.

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