Category: AI Company

12 examples on how Baidu is becoming global leader in AI

12 examples on how Baidu is becoming global leader in AI

Baidu is a Chinese language Internet search provider. Before Baidu, there was Google China for China; but the Chinese government banned Google and Baidu was established in 2000.

Baidu is a Chinese language Internet search provider. Before Baidu, there was Google China for China; but the Chinese government banned Google and Baidu was established in 2000. Here the story begins. The platform enables users to find information online, including Webpages, news, images, documents and multimedia files, through links provided on its Website. In 2013, Baidu opened an AI research lab in Silicon Valley. What has it been up to? Baidu has been producing also investing heavily in every currently fashionable arm of AI – from automated personal assistants to autonomous cars and healthcare like Google. Also, the company competes with giant Chinese brands like Tencent and Alibaba when it comes to AI technology. Read more

Introducing Facebook AI: No magic, just code

Introducing Facebook AI: No magic, just code

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg explains their goal is to help computers to “understand language more like a human would with context, instead of rote ones and zeroes memorization like a machine.” Precisely because of this Facebook has Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) to understand and develop systems with human level intelligence by advancing the longer-term academic problems surrounding AI. Researches are related to AI and to deriving knowledge from data: theory, algorithms, applications, software infrastructure and hardware infrastructure. Read more

12 examples showing how AI is at the heart of Google

12 examples showing how AI is at the heart of Google

We already covered how AI is integral to Alphabet. We had left out Google. As AI is starting to power all Google products, Google deserves its own focus.

We are now witnessing a new shift in computing: the move from a mobile-first to an AI-first world.

Sundar Pichai @ blog.google

From smartphone assistants to image recognition and translation, a myriad of AI functionality hide within google apps that you daily use. We mapped this functionality leveraging Smart Faktory’s Google strategy framework. Read more

Alphabet’s bets outside of Google cover every major area of Artificial Intelligence

Alphabet’s bets outside of Google cover every major area of Artificial Intelligence

As Alphabet’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt summarizes, having worked through the AI winter he was not optimistic about the potential of AI in the early 2000s. However after hiring leading AI researchers including Andrew Ng and acquiring Deepmind in 2014 Google is currently one of the leaders in the field of AI.

For a refresher on what Alphabet does: Alphabet is a conglomerate including Google which mainly consists of search, maps, YouTube, Chrome, Cloud, AdWords, AdSense and the Android mobile phone platform. Read more