Genealogy service MyHeritage has launched a Deep Nostalgia” feature to bring the past to life, make it appear as though individuals in old photos are looking around, blinking, and even smiling.
Brits are now using technology and how our opinion towards it has fundamentally changed. Smart technology is the popular choice and many people believe retailers, and their employers, should be using it.
From the economic effects and catastrophic loss of life brought on by the pandemic to the growing climate emergency, 2020 was year many would want to forget. But beyond the tragedy and uncertainly there were many positive stories of unity against adversity – and the digital marketing sector was no different. We take a month-by-month look back at how advertisers and tech giants alike adapted to a year like no other.
From the AI journalists to palm reading payments, technology took us in some strange directions during 2020. In this special article, we celebrate the 10 weirdest news stories of the year.
AI for customers in Financial Services sector boosting profits (but not meeting customer expectations)
While COVID-19 has catalysed financial services organizations to harness Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve customer experience (CX), challenges in integration and customer perceptions are undermining its potential, according to new research.
AliExpress has unveiled a real time livestreaming translation feature to let merchants and live streamers to achieve international success in the 2020 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.
The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in the world’s workforce since the industrial revolution. In fact, research suggests that over 30% of jobs in Britain are under threat from breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. A new report looks into which sectors are most at risk.
Face verification firm iProov has launched a system of global threat intelligence for biometric assurance. monitoring and managing threats from increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks, including the use of deepfakes.
The UK’s data protection watchdog the ICO has unveiled a new AI auditing framework designed to help ensure data protection compliance — warning that running personal data through such “opaque systems” comes with inherent risks. Marcus Grazette, Policy Lead at data privacy management firm Privitar looks at how the ICO’s guidance translates into practical action for companies?
One of the world’s biggest tchnology conferencess CES will be online-only in 2021, the organisers have confirmed.
Microsoft is replacing up to 50 journalists and replacing them with AI robots designed to pick suitable news stories.
Intelligent language and content company SDL has entered into a technical partnership with DRUID, specialists in conversational AI, to launch multi-lingual virtual assistants for enterprise organizations that enable real-time communication through chatbots.
Facebook has launched the largest ever open-domain chatbot, called Blender, which it claims is able to demonstrate empathy, knowledge and personality and is better than ones created by rival Google.
As technology and automation continues to advance at a staggering rate, the job sector will too, quickly adapting to support breakthroughs across industries. New research looks at 12 types of jobs that don’t exist yet, but could be crucial roles in the coming decades.
Publicis Sapient has announced a collaboration with Elder Research and Tquila to launch Publicis Sapient AI Labs (PS AI Labs).
Marketing technology firm Datasine has launched a new product designed to improve consumer engagement through hyper personalisation.
Contextual advertising company, GumGum has successfully closed a $22 million funding round, with global marketing veteran and former CMO at Live Nation, Lisa Licht joining the company’s Board of Directors.
Smart thermostats are the most popular IoT device that Brits want for their home, ahead of a smart doorbell, according to new research.
Fiverr is launching Logo Maker, a new service that uses AI to instantly match business buyers with automatically personalized logos, based on hand-crafted designs from vetted designers.
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona has been cancelled after a growing number of firms pulled out over coronavirus fears.