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Bank of England sets out research on AI and ML in financial services

Few industries have been as impacted by the rise of AI as financial services. Recently published by the Bank of England, the “Machine Learning in UK Financial Services” report finds that almost three in four (72%) of UK financial service firms are either using or developing machine learning solutions. A diverse range of business areas… Read More


Intel’s data centre business 25% under expectations in Q2

In the company’s recent earnings call, Intel reported that data centre and artificial intelligence (AI) business was down 16% year-over-year. Although data centre and AI still garnered $4.65 billion USD, this was a full 25% under expectations for second quarter earnings from that segment of Intel’s business.


Engineer who said AI was sentient fired by Google

A software engineer that claimed a Google AI chatbot called LaMDA was a sentient, self-aware person has been fired by Google’s parent company, Alphabet.


UK Government announces new AI rulebook

At a time when artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly commonplace, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have published a policy paper that sets out regulation of artificial intelligence and takes a more decentralised approach compared to the EU.


Health security firm Apriori Bio launches to combat virus variants

After more than two years of developing its Octavia technology, health security firm Apriori Bio has been launched by bio-platform innovation company Flagship Pioneering.


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.