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Advanced AI able to identify autism speech patterns

A team of researchers, led by academics at Northwestern University, has been able to uncover speech patterns linked to autism in both English and Cantonese. Thanks to machine learning innovations, it is hoped that this breakthrough will be one of many when it comes to improving the understanding of autism. There is also potential for… Read More


Qlik announces partnership with games giant SEGA to drive data analytics

Since the advent of online and mobile gaming, the video games industry has changed massively. Iconic firm SEGA has heavily invested in advanced technological tools that enable the enterprise to gain more accurate and comprehensive insights from gamers. Offering real-time data integration and analytics solutions, Qlik and its Qlik Sense service, are now being used… Read More


Which groups are rendered invisible in health data? 

The ongoing pandemic has turned healthcare data from a niche subject to one of national importance.


Big data market forecast to expand to over $100 billion by 2027

There is no question that demand for big data solutions has rapidly grown in recent years.


AWS to help improve Meta’s AI services

In a bid to enhance the open-source PyTorch machine learning library, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its strategic cloud partner.


Health tech firm Suki raises $55 million in funding

Billed as a powerful tool for healthcare workers to generate medical notes and significantly reduce administration, this Siri-like voice platform uses natural language processing and machine learning to streamline a range of often mundane admin tasks performed by healthcare professionals.


Smartling raises $160 million dollars from Battery Ventures

Leading cloud translation technology platform, Smartling, has succeeded in raising $160 million in growth capital from Battery, a global, technology-focused investment firm.


Timnit Gebru launches Distributed AI Research Institute

One of the former leaders of Google’s ethics in AI team, Timnit Gebru, recently announced the launch of a new non-profit institute called the Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR). This move comes a year after Gebru alleged to have been fired from Google over issues relating to the extent to which employees can question the impact of Google technology.


IoT security firm Viakoo raises $10M

In a series A round of funding led by Shasta Ventures, IoT device remediation company Viakoo has secured $10 million in funding. The California-based firm is hoping to capitalise on the growth of IoT devices and the accompanying need to secure network data. Part of the money will be spent on investment in product development,… Read More


Dublin Science Gallery illuminates bias in AI systems

n late October, the Dublin Science Gallery launched the BIAS: BUILT THIS WAY exhibition.


Mailchimp bets on AI-powered email marketing campaigns

The marketing automation platform and email marketing service, Mailchimp, recently announced the launch of their new Content Optimizer product. Focused on utilising advances in artificial intelligence to boost the performance of email marketing campaigns, Content Optimizer forms insights from the massive amounts of data the firm holds on what a successful marketing campaign looks like. A… Read More


IoT Investment on course to overtake cloud, says new study

Investment in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is expected to overtake cloud computing, next-generation security, big data analytics and other digital transformation technologies in the near future, according to a new study.