Facebook Hires AI Expert, Launches Lab in Canada’s Montreal

Alastair Sharp: Facebook Inc has hired artificial intelligence academic Joelle Pineau to head its new research lab in Montreal, the Silicon Valley social media company said on Friday. Once the exclusive domain of academic researchers, artificial intelligence has grabbed the Continue reading Facebook Hires AI Expert, Launches Lab in Canada’s Montreal

Tech And Industry Giants Partner With Kentucky Startup To Advance The U.S. Manufacturing Supply Base

Ky.-based startup MakeTime announced the launch, and participating industry partners, of the MakeTime Shop Advantage Program at Modern Machine Shop’s inaugural Top Shops conference. The program is the first of its kind and is designed to make technology, sophisticated hardware Continue reading Tech And Industry Giants Partner With Kentucky Startup To Advance The U.S. Manufacturing Supply Base

Tech Companies Spend More On R&D Than Any Other Companies In The U.S. (Amazon is No. 1)

[Codango: This is surely an indicator of a serious swell in the economy, especially in the tech sector – but not all tech!] Rani Molla: Tech companies lead top U.S. companies in R&D spending. That’s notable because spending on research Continue reading Tech Companies Spend More On R&D Than Any Other Companies In The U.S. (Amazon is No. 1)

Outdated Technology Is A Greater Threat Than Hackers To Us Elections

Antonio Mugica: The recent DefCon hacking conference demonstrated why America needs to modernize its voting systems with more technology, not less. Participants exposed vulnerabilities in various pieces of election technology at DefCon’s Voting Machine Hacking Village and, predictably, had no Continue reading Outdated Technology Is A Greater Threat Than Hackers To Us Elections