Oral-B launches its high-tech AI toothbrush

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The new gadget is available for anyone who has $200 to drop on real-time tracking and other features. Oral-B first unveiled its fancy AI toothbrush at CES 2020, and it has now launched the iO artificial intelligence product for sale. The price wasn’t revealed to the public when the device first made its way into the tech spotlight. At first unveiling, the iO AI toothbrush was described with phrases such as “oscillating, rotating movements,” and “linear magnetic drive,” among others. Now, beyond the flashy descriptive phrases, the gadget also has…

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Clearview AI signs new contract to provide ICE facial recognition

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The contract arrives after months of privacy practices scrutiny against the company. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signed a new contract with Clearview AI to provide the government agency with ICE facial recognition technology. The contracting records were first spotted by the Tech Inquiry accountability nonprofit. The purchase order for the ICE facial recognition technology from Clearview AI was labeled as a “mission support” government contract for $224,000. It lists the contracting office as “ICE mission support dallas” and the purchase as “clearview licenses”. This is not the first…

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Clearview AI to end contract with Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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The facial recognition company is halting the sale of its software across the country. Clearview AI has announced that it will no longer continue Canadian market sales of its facial recognition software. This includes bringing an end to the contract the company had with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The cessation of Clearview AI’s Canadian operations includes stopping the sale of its facial recognition software to the RCMP, the country’s national law enforcement. This, according to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in Canada. In February, Canadian privacy officials launched…

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YouTube has opened up an AI generated replies feature for its creators

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This feature is meant to allow creators to post automatically produced responses to audience comments. YouTube recently announced a tool for creators to use AI generated replies to engage with their audience through the comments more quickly. The feature is called Smart Reply and uses artificial intelligence to produce appropriate responses. In this way, the YouTube Studio can be used to post AI generated replies to user comments without the need for the creator to actually type them. Google is already rolling out the feature so that creators can start…

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Medical AI rushed into use in many categories due to pandemic

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COVID-19 is putting artificial intelligence to the test in terms of its health care applications. Researchers around the world have been testing medical AI for new reasons that apply to COVID-19 diagnosis, care, treatment, and research. This is putting artificial intelligence technology to the test in a widespread and unique way that has never been seen before. This focused use of the technology will help researchers to better understand the tech’s possibilities. At the UC San Diego health system, Dr. Albert Hsiao and his team have already been working on…

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