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Hey Allo! Meet Google's AI-powered Smart Messaging App

Hey Allo! Meet Google's AI-powered Smart Messaging App

May 19, 2016
Get Ready for a whole new Artificial Intelligence-based Messaging experience. At I/O event Wednesday, Google unveiled its new messaging app named Allo : A smart messaging app powered with machine learning programming and the company's newly announced AI bot Google Assistant. You just have to sign up with your phone number and link your Google account to Allo, and you are all set to go. AI Bot and Smart Replies: With Allo, besides chatting with your friends and family using animated graphics and enlarging or shrinking text, you can also call Google within the app to buy things, plan events, and even think of what to reply, i.e. smart replies. I found Smart Reply feature a bit fascinating, as it offers you some assumptions that you can reply when someone says something, shares a picture or something else. This feature learns to get more smart and productive over time as you use it. Also Read: How to Run Android Apps Without Installation Smart replies contain stickers
Microsoft says It's Deeply Sorry for Racist and Offensive Tweets by Tay AI Chatbot

Microsoft says It's Deeply Sorry for Racist and Offensive Tweets by Tay AI Chatbot

Mar 26, 2016
After Microsoft's Twitter-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) chatbot ' Tay ' badly defeated earlier this week, Microsoft has expressed apology and explained what went wrong. For those unaware, Tay is Millennial-inspired artificial intelligence chatbot unveiled by Microsoft on Wednesday that's supposed to talk with people on social media networks like Twitter, Kik and GroupMe and learn from them. However, in less than 24 hours of its launch, the company pulled Tay down, following incredibly racist and Holocaust comments and tweets praising Hitler and bashing feminists. In a blog post published Friday, Corporate Vice President Peter Lee of Microsoft Research apologized for the disturbing behavior of Tay, though he suggested the bad people might have influenced the AI teenager. "We are deeply sorry for the unintended offensive and hurtful tweets from Tay, which do not represent who we are or what we stand for, nor how we designed Tay," Lee w
Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Feb 14, 2024Financial Security / Cyber Threats
The landscape of cybersecurity in financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. Cybercriminals are exploiting advanced technologies and methodologies, making traditional security measures obsolete. The challenges are compounded for community banks that must safeguard sensitive financial data against the same level of sophisticated threats as larger institutions, but often with more limited resources. The FinServ Threat Landscape Recent trends show an alarming increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals now deploy advanced techniques like deep fake technology and AI-powered attacks, making it increasingly difficult for banks to differentiate between legitimate and malicious activities. These developments necessitate a shift towards more sophisticated and adaptive cybersecurity measures. Take these industry statistics, for example. Financial firms report 703 cyberattack attempts per week.1 On average, 270 attacks (entailing unauthorized access of data, appl
Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Build Iron Man's JARVIS like Artificially Intelligent Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Build Iron Man's JARVIS like Artificially Intelligent Assistant

Jan 04, 2016
What's the coolest part of the Iron Man movies? The hyper-intelligent Artificial Intelligence that helps Tony Stark by doing data analysis, charging his armor, presenting information at crucial times and doing other business operations. That's right — we are talking about J.A.R.V.I.S. , Iron Man's personal assistant. We all dream of having one of its kinds, and even Facebook's Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has ambitions to live more like Iron Man's superhero Tony Stark. While disclosing his 2016 resolution via a Facebook post on Sunday, Zuckerberg revealed that he is planning to build his own Artificial Intelligence to help him run his home and assist him at office — similar to Iron Man's digital butler Edwin Jarvis . "You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man," Zuckerberg wrote in his Facebook post . "I'll start teaching it to understand my voice to control everything in our home — music, lights, tempe
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The Critical State of AI in the Cloud

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Wiz Research reveals the explosive growth of AI adoption and what 150,000+ cloud accounts revealed about the AI surge.
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