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Why AI and ML are increasingly important for effective IT security
ML offers much better capabilities than humans can deliver when it comes to recognising and predicting certain types of patterns.
AI is powering a shift in digital customer engagement
As the world starts to rebuild and reinvent itself, being proactive and implementing new methods of digital practice is essential to securing a position as a leading business in the new normal.
Gartner: Top five areas CIOs can use AI to combat COVID-19
Gartner has identified five areas where artificial intelligence can improve decision making for government and healthcare CIOs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tech company uses AI to feel the mood of the music
There are tags or metadata to figure out if one type of music was similar (or not) to another type – instead, developers incorporated mood, vibe, and past track usage.
IT stalwart creates Treaty guidelines for use of AI & data about Māori
New Zealand IT stalwart Karaitiana Taiuru says it's time for technology to treat Māori fairly.
Australia leads AI adoption but struggles to tackle bigger issues
The country is poorly managing AI aspects such as bias, privacy, and training.
COVID-19 will accelerate widespread adoption of robots - report
"Autonomous robots are playing a vital role in supporting essential businesses and their workers during this health crisis."
Australia's first ethical AI advisory opens its doors
The Ethical AI Advisory aims to support public and private companies in their quest to develop ethical approaches to AI design and deployment.
Human judges vital in crowdsourced campaign to track deforestation
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and analytics firm SAS are creating artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithms with the help of crowdsourcing.
How Australian IT management can use external data to power internal AI tools
Seeking innovative ways to enjoy the powerful advantages finely honed AI tools can offer should be an incentive for providers that hope to survive and thrive in the 2020s and beyond.
Entel AI and DataRobot use AI to fight forest fires
It takes a huge collaborative effort to fight forest fires – and it’s something that is becoming a stark reality for countries like Australia, North America, and Chile.
AI revenue in APAC to hit almost USD$30 billion by 2024 - report
GlobalData has today revealed that the revenue of AI platforms will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.8% between 2019 and 2024.
Hitachi invests in SaaS integration, looks to expand Asian footprint
"Going forward, we will facilitate the fusion of the two companies' AI/data analytics technologies, SaaS business expertise and human resources, and seek to acquire a strong customer base in the Asian region."
Research: A/NZ AI market to grow nearly 30% by 2024
Analyst firm GlobalData says that revenue across APAC will grow to US$29.3 billion by the same year, driven by growing government acceptance.
How AI could be pivotal in Australia’s economic recovery from COVID-19
The key phases of crisis management are usually expressed as; Prevent, Prepare, Respond and Recover and AI is ready to contribute to all four phases even as the crisis unfolds.
DataRobot enhances enterprise AI platform
DataRobot’s SVP of product and customer experience, Phil Gurbacki, says the company wants to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Huawei's data center switches receive Frost & Sullivan award
Frost & Sullivan has named Huawei’s CloudEngine 16800 as the recipient of the 2020 Global Data Center Switch Technology Leadership Award.
OSS Group signs on as Dataiku's first NZ partner
“We are excited about the possibilities that machine learning and AI will enable for our clients and to add the capabilities of Dataiku to our data, machine learning and AI business,” says OSS Group's MD Ian Soffe.
Deep learning seeing widespread adoption in APAC region
As a sub-category of machine learning, deep learning is fast becoming part of mainstream AI deployments – new software to join the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana is currently being developed and will likely be introduced in the next few years, says GlobalData.
DataRobot offers free AI platform to help fight COVID-19
"We're inspired by the passion of our employees, customers, partners, and the data science community who all have expressed interest in identifying ways to help address this global pandemic."
Why AIOps should be at the top of tech ‘to do’ lists
The rise of AIOps has come about thanks to many older, legacy tools no longer being able to cope with the huge volume, speed and diversity of data being created in modern IT environments.
How our publisher harnessed machine learning to overhaul Techday websites
Our publisher, Sean Mitchell, went to CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh City to learn how to implement machine learning into Techday.
Fighting climate change with AI
With data provided from weather stations around the world, measuring wind speed, air pressure, temperature, and many other data points, AI can then identify patterns and give a holistic view of how our planet is changing.
Alibaba Cloud connects medical pros around the world during COVID-19
Alibaba Cloud is offering medical employees around the world advanced cloud-based technology applications during the COVID-19 pandemic to aid operations.