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Honeywell targets building owners with new sustainability offering

Honeywell today launched Carbon & Energy Management, a software offering that enables building owners who have “voluntarily pledged to meet sustainability targets,” to track and optimize energy performance against carbon reduction goals. “The buildings industry has long worked to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon impact, but it is imperative to make meaningful change in

Meta has built a new language AI, and is allowing researchers to study it

Meta’s AI lab has created a massive new language model that shares both the remarkable abilities and the harmful flaws of OpenAI’s pioneering neural network, Generative Pre-trained transform (GPT-3). Additionally, the big tech company is letting researchers study the model, along with details on how it was built and trained.  Language AI models are part

Google AI engineer put on leave for violating privacy policy

Blake Lemoine, a senior software engineer in Google’s Responsible AI organization, has been put on administrative leave amidst a flurry of controversy. He has been vocal about his thoughts that the company’s LaMDA AI is, in his words, “a person”, with whom he conducted an interview in which it explained why it should be considered […]

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Hashtag Trending May 26 – Tesla stock price drop; new Google image AI; California bill lets parents sue social-media platforms

Tesla’s stock price drops to an  11-month low, Google showcases a photorealistic image generator that uses text inputs, and a new California bill could let parents sue social media companies.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, May 26, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. Tesla […]

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Google I/O 2022: Big features coming to Google Workspace

As usual, Google I/O didn’t disappoint. The company announced a whole host of new devices, including the Google Pixel 7 smartphones and the Pixel Watch. And for productivity, it has prepared a plethora of improvements to its Workspace tools. Don’t have time? Watch the keynote in under 12 minutes Automated summaries for Docs and Spaces […]

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New artificial intelligence lab opens in Montreal

McGill University has announced the opening of a new international artificial intelligence (AI) laboratory in Montreal, confirming the city’s status as a leader in the field. The initiative is a joint venture between McGill University, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), Mila – Quebec AI Institute, France’s Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Université Paris-Saclay, […]

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Intel Vision 2022: Habana Gaudi2 AI training processor arrives to challenge the Nvidia A100

At Intel Vision 2022, Intel unveiled the Gaudi2 AI training processor fresh from its Habana Labs, the Israel-based AI accelerator chip company Intel acquired in 2019. The two chips are purpose-built for AI deep learning applications, using Intel’s 7nm process node–a significant leap from the 16nm node used for the first generation. Gaudi2 features 24 […]

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Canadian company develops human-like AI meeting assistant

An Ottawa-based company is making virtual meetings more productive with its human-like artificial intelligence (AI)-powered meeting assistant. Uncanny Lab Ltd.’s bluecap technology enhances the meeting experience for both hosts and attendees. bluecap integrates with video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Google Meets. It acts as a meeting assistant and its basic features include automatic meeting […]

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Canadian government invests in woman-led, sustainable AI company in Toronto

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) today  announced an investment of over C$5.7 million in Canvass Analytics Inc. (Canvass AI)  a woman-led artificial intelligence (AI) company whose mission is to make AI easy-to-use so that the industrial sector can accelerate its transformation into a profitable and environmentally sustainable industry. Established in […]

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Coupling AI with Asset Management & DNS Can Make An Amazing Difference In Speed

Leveraging AI in with asset management–on top of DNS management–can accelerate detection and blocking of an attack some 60 times. That means that a detection/blockage that would 3-4 hours without leveraging DNS files could happen in 3-4 minutes. During, for example, a ransomware attack, that could easily make the difference between losing sensitive data and […]

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