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Huawei Mate 20 Pro review

Research Center: Huawei Mate 20 Pro The Huawei Mate series has evolved hugely over the last few years, perhaps more so than any other smartphone model out there. Look back at the Huawei Mate 9: While capable and impressive for the day, it was one of the least visually exciting phones ever made. Compared to […]

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Intel and Tencent debut AI-powered camera systems for retail

Tencent and Intel are teaming up to launch a pair of artificially intelligent (AI) products for retail, the two announced today during Tencent’s Global Partner conference in China. Both were developed by Tencent’s YouTu Lab, its computer vision research division, and have Intel’s Movidius Myriad chips inside. The first is DeepGaze, an AI-powered camera for brick-and-mortar […]

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SoundHound brings music recognition to Houndify platform

SoundHound is marrying its music recognition tech with its ever-expanding conversational platform. The Santa Clara firm today announced that SoundHound Music Recognition — its Shazam-like song ID service — is now available to original equipment manufacturers, brands, and partners tapping its Houndify AI solution. Starting this week, developers using Houndify can request access to SoundHound […]

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Starship Technologies launches commercial package delivery service using autonomous robots

Starship Technologies, a robotics startup created by two of Skype’s founders, is launching what it’s claiming to be a world’s first today: a commercial, autonomous, ground-based robotic package delivery service. If that just made you blurt out “huh?,” let us recap. Founded out of Estonia in 2014 by Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, Starship Technologies has launched myriad autonomous […]