May 22, 2020

Pony.ai has been testing robot taxis in Beijing and Guangzhou since late 2018 as well as in Fremont and Irvine, California. This start-up claims to be the first company to launch an autonomous ride-hailing operation and offer self-driving car rides to the general publi...

May 22, 2020

Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotic...

May 22, 2020

Up to now, machine learning in combination with patient data has been mainly used to successfully expand the number and type of patients that can benefit from existing medicines.  But a new compound developed entirely by an AI to treat OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorde...

May 22, 2020

How AI, Automation and Robotics Could Prepare Us for the Next Pandemic

With the tragic events following the global outbreak of Covid-19 most countries were unprepared for a pandemic. Governments have faced a series of shortages in medical staff, gloves, masks, critical...

May 21, 2020

Maccabi Healthcare Services, one of Israel’s largest health maintenance organization covering 2.4 million people, developed a system with AI company Medial EarlySign to identify people most vulnerable of covid-19. It has flagged 2% of its members amounting to around 40...

March 2, 2020

Against a backdrop of growing alarm about Chinese firms buying up German expertise, Germany’s economy ministry plans to tighten rules on non-EU takeover of domestic hi-tech firms. The ministry said it had drafted an amendment to the Foreign Trade Regulation that would...

March 2, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US is accelerating the pace at which the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare imaging are approved. Clearance was granted to Ultromics, based in the United Kingdom, for an image analysis system that automates cardia...

March 2, 2020

China’s Ministry of Education (MOE) has approved applications by 180 colleges to set up new AI-related majors for undergraduate students in 2019, compared to just 35 in the previous year – this

makes AI the fastest expanding discipline on the mainland. This underlines C...

December 16, 2019

In January the White House released a list of 10 principles that federal agencies should consider when making up new laws regarding the use and scope of AI. In the release by the Office of Science and Technology policy (OSTP), they stated that any regulation devised by...

December 9, 2019

German car manufacturer Volkswagen has announced a technology that can potentially turn any car parking space into an electric car charging location. The robot is summoned either by a driver’s

smartphone app or using vehicle-to-X communication and can communicate indepe...

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