Facebook is using posts from its users to improve its automatic translations of posts in your news feed and master colloquial language.
Geometric Intelligence says its learning algorithms can pick up new skills faster than those behind the recent flurry of investment in AI.
MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference will explore and explain how artificial intelligence is transforming all kinds of business.
Printing genomes on demand could mean custom-built organisms, difficult ethical questions, and profits for a handful of companies.
New approaches to generating crop varieties are making it hard for policymakers to know what to regulate.
A new report shows that 15 percent of Americans have used ride-hailing services, but more than twice as many have never heard of them.
As many as 20 nuclear plants could close over the next decade, adding to greenhouse gas emissions.
Google’s new virtual assistant will be the biggest test yet of the theory that people want to talk to software to get things done.
The social media giant may reap more than $500 million in political ad revenue, but it trades on its image as an unbiased platform for information.
An exhaustive new report on the state of drug-resistance in microbes has found that by 2050, infections could kill more people a year than cancer.