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Meta gaming AI can beat you at Diplomacy using natural language
Meta has developed a board game-playing AI that can beat humans at Diplomacy, a strategy game requiring negotiation and conversation. The AI named CICERO was built by Facebook's parent company to learn how to play the game through trial and error without human players knowing they are negotiating with a machine. To play the game,... Read More

Start-up Sightfull raises $18 million for product development, expansion

Founded by Noam Liran and Alex Litvak in 2020 to improve how business data can be analysed, San Francisco and Tel Avi-based Sightfull has just announced an $18 million series A funding round.


UK Home Office agrees deal with US on biometric data sharing

Patrick Breyer, a member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), reported that an “informal meeting” had recently taken place between representatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and LIBE, where the reintroduction of visa requirements was threatening to “force EU Member States to grant access to biometric databases.”


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


Business intelligence firm Pyramid Analytics raises $120 million for expansion

In a Series E funding round led by H.I.G. Growth Partners, business intelligence and analytics firm Pyramid Analytics raised $120 million. Pyramid Analytics calls itself a ‘decision intelligence’ platform, which it says is the next major innovation in analytics that will accelerate data-driven transformation. By leveraging the potential of AI tools to automate elements of… 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.


The pandemic’s most popular sustainability apps 

The desire to be more sustainable in our daily lives is not a new phenomenon. But evidence shows that UK consumers embraced sustainability more than ever over the last two years.


Overcoming the challenges of integrating legacy data

Many innovative and cutting-edge technologies that make use of real-time analytics to provide actionable insights from data require a comprehensive view of all the data held by an organisation, if it is to be as successful as possible. Legacy databases can also represent data risks, due to the use of out-dated security, and are often incompatible with new technologies.


EU data authority orders Europol to delete personal data

The EDPS has granted a 12-month period for Europol to comply with the Decision for the datasets already received before this decision was notified to Europol.” In the 18 years since the EDPS was founded, the authority have admonished many institutions that have been accused of failing to uphold the privacy rights of individuals.


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.


Latin America set for major AI boom by 2023

Businesses in Latin America are embracing artificial intelligence tools at an unprecedented rate, according to research. A report from the MIT Technology Review, created in partnership with Genesys, found that only one in four enterprises in Latin America are not using AI to some extent. Of the companies that have begun to use AI in… Read More


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.