Scout24, the Germany-based autos and property marketplace, expressed an interest on Monday in acquisitions if eBay sells its classifieds business following pressure from activist investors to do so. “That is a concrete example we are looking at,” CEO Tobias Hartmann told journalists after Scout24 reported double-digit growth in revenue and profits last year.Read More →

Microsoft on Monday announced a business school in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that will help companies improve decision-making in integrating AI across their operations. INSEAD, a graduate business school with campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, partnered with Microsoft to build the AI Business School’s strategy module, which includesRead More →

  US Internet giant Google has said its artificial intelligence (AI)-based grammar checker, corporate web tools and services are available for all users of G Suite, to help them improve writing. Unlike standard spellcheck in Google Docs, Google applies machine learning technology to grammar checker as one of the AI tools that canRead More →

We’ve all had dreams of being a spy. While many of those dreams and the expectations that go with them are fairly unrealistic, it is technically possible to achieve the status of a spy with the right training and dedication. It’s unlikely everyone reading this is going to run offRead More →

Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal holds his briefcase as he arrives at the parliament In a bid to strengthen the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector in India, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that the government will soon launch a National Artificial Intelligence Portal. Presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 inRead More →

Scarlett Johansson is speaking out about the danger of computer-generated “deepfakes,” in which women’s faces are inserted into explicit pornographic videos. Her face has been grafted into dozens of graphic sex scenes by anonymous online “creators,” who are using free artificial-intelligence software to create convincingly lifelike videos. One fake video,Read More →

Alphabet Inc’s Google is studying steps towards opening a representative office in Vietnam, the government of the Southeast Asian nation said on its website, citing Google’s Senior Vice President Kent Walker. Despite economic reforms and increasing openness to social change, Vietnam’s Communist Party retains tight media censorship and does notRead More →