June 12th, 2018

AI could get 100 times more energy-efficient with IBM’s new artificial synapses

Copying the features of a neural network in silicon might make machine learning way more efficient. Neural networks are the crown jewel of the AI boom. They gorge on data and do things like transcribe speech [...]

Robo-Advisors vs. Financial Advisors: What Do Millennials Prefer?

Robo-Advisors vs. Financial Advisors For technology-loving millennials, robo-advisors may seem appealing. With a robo-advisor, a portfolio is managed online by using software algorithms instead of a real person. It makes sense millennials would flock to robo-advisors, [...]

Thales and Microsoft partner on cloud system for armed forces

(Reuters) – French defense electronics group Thales is partnering with Microsoft to jointly develop a common defense cloud solution for armed forces, the companies said on Tuesday. Based on Microsoft’s Azure Stack platform, the “flexible cloud [...]