Facebook’s artificial intelligence (AI) research team released a paper this week describing a new technology it claims is nine times faster than current AI-powered translation systems. The new translation capability would make it much easier for Facebook’s 1.3 billion daily users to…

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ITU has created a new Focus Group to investigate the emerging questions of how best to standardize and regulate the interoperability and security aspects of digital fiat currency. Titled the ‘ITU-T Focus Group on Digital Currency including Digital Fiat Currency’,…

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After a 75-year incubation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a household word, reflected in popular culture through books, movies and even music. From self-driving vehicles and interactive robots to Apple’s Siri concierge and IBM’s Watson, which is increasingly being used…

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ITU has established a new work stream to coordinate the development of security standards for intelligent transport systems (ITS). ITS and automated driving hold great promise to improve road safety, reduce congestion and emissions, and increase the accessibility of personal…

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ITU and XPRIZE launch global dialogue to ensure AI benefits humanity MEDIA ACCREDITATION NOW OPEN AND LIMITED DUE TO SPACE RESTRICTIONS Geneva, 04 May 2017 – The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and XPRIZE are convening the world’s most respected experts…

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Like major transformations before it, Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to transform our lives and to lead us to a better world, while creating even greater impact for business and society. Already, machines and programs that can sense, learn, reason, and…

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