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It's notable that the new facility is being launched even though Google's services are not available in China. The goal of this center is to find ways to improve AI through basic research while working with the large network of Google engineers in the country.
Of all the fields that Alphabet - Google's parent company - has been focusing on lately, it's made some of the most progress in AI.
On the one hand side, Google is pushing its AI (Artificial Intelligence) research as deep and fast as possible and on the other hand side, president of the second biggest economy of the world, China, has ordered the government to focus and pricess on "big data". There are also 20 new roles to fill in Beijing following this announcement, and Google is making funding available to fund local AI conferences and workshops as well as sponsoring interesting projects and further research.
But Google has been looking for a way back into China.
In a blog post, Dr. Fei-Fei Li, chief scientist at Google Cloud said, "I believe AI and its benefits have no borders". China is home to numerous world's top experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Chinese citizens may not be able to use Google search, but Chinese developers can take advantage of the company's popular AI tools, like TensorFlow. All three winning teams of the ImageNet Challenge in the past three years have been largely composed of Chinese researchers. "Whether a breakthrough occurs in Silicon Valley, Beijing or anywhere else, it has the potential to make everyone's life better for the entire world", Li wrote in the blog post. According to Li, 43 percent of the content in the top 100 AI journals came from Chinese authors in 2015. And we want to work with the best AI talent, where that talent is, to achieve it.
Camera IconRobert Mueller has asked a German bank to look at account information of Donald Trump and his family. At this point, we don't know exactly what Mueller is looking for in the Deutsche Bank records.
The array of sensors on the device include an acccelerometer, a proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. On the other hand, the Bharat 5 features a 5MP primary camera at its rear with flash and f/2.2 aperture.
Garnering an impressive 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer, Stranger Things 2 was a worthy sophomoric entry into franchise. I would love for the show to turn into sort an anthology show with multiple seasons for each presented story.
The big news, however, is the expansion of the Google Assistant availability to Android 5.0 Lollipop, which was released in 2014. If your Google Play Services is up to date, you should get an opt-in notification inviting you to install the Google Assistant .
Charles Leclerc will make his Formula 1 debut next season after being confirmed alongside Marcus Ericsson in Sauber's line-up. The Italian auto manufacturer is making a return to the sport after 30-years to sponsor the team.
Sony President Shuhei Yoshida congratulated Nintendo for winning Game of the Year with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . Nintendo previously said " The Champion's Ballad " would arrive in "December", but never put a release date on it.
The company announced plans in July to buy out its partners in its Each China joint venture, for US$1.3 billion. Still, rollout has been slowed by high construction costs and trouble finding suitable real estate.
This year, Royal Observatory Greenwich is expecting up to 75 meteors an hour during the peak of the Geminids shower. The asteroid, a three-mile-wide rock called 3200 Phaethon , will remain a comfortable 6.4 million miles away.
In September, Trump nominated Representative Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma, to be the next NASA administrator. SpaceX launches rockets for customers including Nasa, commercial satellite operators and the American military.
He appealed "that eveyrone respects the status quo of the city", according to United Nations resolutions. He will, however, direct the State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy.
The best meteor shower of the year happens tonight
The Geminids meteor shower will be visible in the night sky between the late evening hours of Wednesday and pre-dawn Thursday. . This origin point is called the meteor shower's radiant, because most of the meteors appear to radiate outward from this point.
Israel says demolishes tunnel from Gaza into its territory
Over the weekend, Israeli airstrikes hit several militant sites in Gaza in response to rocket fire, killing two Hamas militants. In response to this attack, an IDF tank and the IAF targeted Hamas terror posts in the southern Gaza Strip.
New details on Rich Swann's arrest
Swann was scheduled to compete in a number one contender's match for the cruiserweight title on Raw this Monday. Swann and Yung have been married for nine months after being in a romantic relationship for about five years.
Apple in talks to buy music recognition app Shazam
Shazam , the critically-acclaimed music recognition service, will soon be sold off to the world's most valuable brand Apple . According to the most recent round of funding in 2015, Shazam raised capital at a valuation of $1 billion.
Supermoon expected in skies above Gedling borough on Sunday
Apogee occurs when the Moon is at its farthest point from Earth while perigee occurs when the Moon is at its closest point. The moon will be 16 percent more luminous and 7 percent bigger than it normally appears, National Geographic revealed.
Unlocked HTC U11 Update to Oreo Rolling Out Today
HTC has announced that it will roll out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship, the HTC U11 on 27 November. The HTC U11 is a great smartphone, but it didn't receive enough attention from the consumers in the country.