There's a fake video showing Mark Zuckerberg saying he's in control of 'billions of people's stolen data,' as Facebook grapples with doctored videos that spread misinformation

2019-06-12 11:05

A deepfake video making the rounds on Instagram shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying he's in control of "billions of people's stolen data."

The Mona Lisa was brought to life in vivid detail by deepfake researchers at Samsung

2019-05-25 10:12

To develop the software, the Samsung researchers used a huge trove of celebrity videos along with a Generative Adversarial Network (GAN).

Facebook finally revealed what its secretive robotics division is working on, and it could spark new competition with rivals like Google and Apple

2019-05-21 10:29

Facebook has taken the wraps off of its robotics projects for the first time, which it hopes will lead to advancements in artificial intelligence.

Video
Watch: China to censor smoking, bikinis on the internet

1,200 content moderators at Inke are hired to censor content like smoking, tattoos and bikinis.

0 comments306 Views

WATCH: Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools

2019-05-08 17:22

Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home display.

The CEO behind a David Beckham deepfake video thinks we will have totally convincing digital humans in 3 years

2019-04-29 16:06

Business Insider spoke to CEO of AI startup Synthesia about deepfake technology.

Google's African scientists are teaching machines to solve problems on the continent

2019-04-15 15:01

Africans access the internet differently from the rest of the world, on mobile devices, which brings up its own challenges when integrating Western-based AI.

Over a thousand Google employees have signed a petition calling for the removal of a member of Google's new AI ethics board over her comments on immigrants and trans people

2019-04-02 13:11

Googlers are speaking out against a conservative appointee who was named to its AI ethics board over her previous statements on transgender rights.

Facebook used pictures of weed and broccoli to showcase the breakneck speed of its AI in spotting harmful content

2019-03-17 16:09

Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer said AI is more accurate and faster than humans at making the distinction.

Video
Watch: The jobs that robots will never be able to do

There are certain jobs that are safe from robot replacements. At least, for now.

0 comments9556 Views
 
Video
Watch: an Irish university developed a robot to battle loneliness

Stevie II is the successor to Stevie, a prototype assistance robot initially designed to carry out menial chores in care homes like automatically reminding residents to take their medication.

0 comments3668 Views

WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face?

2019-05-22 21:04

Amazon shareholders will on Wednesday vote on the company's sale of the controversial technology to US police authorities.

How 10 key emerging technologies are changing manufacturing

2019-05-21 06:00

Here's how 10 movers and shakers see manufacturing changing in the 4th industrial revolution.

These fashion models were created using AI, but they look spookily life-like

2019-05-08 21:24

The DataGrid technology used to make the images is called a Generative Adversarial Network (GAN), which pits two algorithms against each other.

WATCH: China to install AI surveillance in prison

2019-05-07 11:24

One of China's largest prisons is almost finished installing an AI system that will monitor its prisoners.

Video
This start-up construction company wants to tune-up excavators with self-driving tech

They’re meant to do the basic menial tasks of drivers, so humans can focus on the more complex work.

0 comments6502 Views

WATCH: New AI technology able to 'read' ones facial impressions

2019-04-10 21:34

New tech developed by a US-based AI company can scan your face and read your emotions.Affectiva has developed emotional detection technology that can be used to translate human facial expressions.

Video
WATCH: Why robots still struggle to understand humour

Alexa and Siri may tell jokes mined from a humour database, but they just don’t get them.

0 comments3185 Views

WATCH: Robots get record number of jobs in US

2019-02-28 21:52

US companies have installed more robots last year than ever before, as cheaper and more flexible machines put them within reach of businesses of all sizes and in more corners of the economy beyond their traditional foothold in car plants.

Google's new messaging app now has a feature that can tell what you're texting about and automatically suggest helpful information — but Google says it's not reading your texts to do it

2019-02-26 11:00

When Android Messages users are texting about restaurants, movies, or weather, Assistant will now offer links to more information.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.