Business

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If It Ain’t Broke, Fix It: Factories Use AI for Predictive Maintenance
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If It Ain’t Broke, Fix It: Factories Use AI for Predictive Maintenance

Factories are using AI to warn them when equipment is reaching the breaking point. Services that monitor machinery to predict imminent failure and provide guidance on necessary upkeep are booming, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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Illustrations show how the New York Times' AI-powered paywall works.
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Reading Readers: Inside The New York Times' AI-Powered Paywall

A smart news paywall is optimizing subscriptions without driving away casual readers by showing them subscription pop-ups.
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Gif shows closeup images of graphics processing units from Nvidia and AMD.
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The Geopolitics of GPUs: US Bans Nvidia and AMD Chip Sales to China

The ban impacts Nvidia's A100 and H100 chips, and AMD's MI250.
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Fishermen insert their catch into a machine from Shinkei Systems, which automatically processes the fish.
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Neural Nets Catch Fresher Fish: Robot Deck Hand Automatically Processes Fish

Shinkei Systems developed a machine that uses computer vision to slaughter fish in a way that maximizes their shelf life and flavor.
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TX SCAR robot restocks beverages at a FamilyMart in Japan.
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One Cool Robot: FamilyMart Uses TX SCAR Robots to Restock Beverages

FamilyMart, a chain of Japanese convenience stores, plans to employ robots to fill shelves with beverage bottles at 300 locations.
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Drone delivering package.
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Where Drones Fly Free

Autonomous aircraft in the United Kingdom are getting their own superhighway.What’s new: The UK government approved Project Skyway, a 165-mile system of interconnected drone-only flight routes. The airspace is scheduled to open by
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Auto Diagnosis: AI-Powered Inspections Arrive at Dealers for GM and Volvo
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Auto Diagnosis: AI-Powered Inspections Arrive at Dealers for GM and Volvo

A drive-through system from UVeye automatically inspects vehicles for dents, leaks, and low tire pressure.
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Responsible AI pyramid
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Ethical AI 2.0

Microsoft tightened the reins on both AI developers and customers.What’s new: The tech titan revised its Responsible AI Standard and restricted access to some AI capabilities accordingly.
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Order in the Court
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Order in the Court

Machine learning is helping lawyers sift through mountains of documents to find evidence.What’s new: The legal technology company Everlaw launched a clustering feature that automatically organizes up to 25 million
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parsing network diagram
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Speaking Your Language

A startup that automatically translates video voice overs into different languages is ready for its big break.What’s new: London-based Papercup offers a voice translation service that combines algorithmic translation and voice
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Meta Decentralizes AI Effort
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Meta Decentralizes AI Effort

The future of Big AI may lie with product-development teams.What’s new: Meta reorganized its AI division. Henceforth, AI teams will report to departments that develop key products.
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Deep Learning for Deep Discounts
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Deep Learning for Deep Discounts

With prices on the rise, an app analyzes user data to deliver cash back on retail purchases.What’s new: Upside, a startup based in Washington, D.C., works with gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants to offer personalized discounts to
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Winning The Google Game
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Winning The Google Game

AI startups are helping writers tailor articles that appear near the top of Google’s search results.What’s new: At least 14 companies sell access to software that uses GPT-3, the
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Algorithm as Real Estate Agent
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Algorithm as Real Estate Agent

House sales priced by algorithms account for a small but growing portion of the real estate market.What’s new: Companies that use algorithmic pricing models to buy and sell
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How AI Ventures Spend Their Capital

AI startups are putting their cash into . . . AI startups.What’s new: Young AI companies flush with venture capital are purchasing startups to expand the range of services they can offer, The Wall Street Journal
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