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Facebook has banned “deep fake” videos, the AI and machine learning manipulated videos which distort reality, often to show real people saying or doing things they have not actually said or done. Download Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies In a company blog post the

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for tighter rules on how AI and emerging technologies are developed, saying it is alarmed by some of the current use of the technology. The Commission wants to ensure accountability and the rule of law are upheld in a world where machines and

ACS, the peak body for Australia’s technology professionals, has launched a new artificial intelligence hub from its Docklands, Melbourne premises. “AI is not yet, and unlikely to be for some time, a push button technology. Our intent in creating this Artificial Intelligence Hub is to focus on building capacity and

Chinese companies and researchers now own two thirds of all machine learning patents, according to a new report from IP Australia, the government agency responsible for local filings. Australia has filed just 0.16 per cent of the global total, according to the Machine Learning Innovation report, prepared in conjunction with

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has launched ‘CommBank Rewards’, a program of personalised cashback offers powered by its machine learning hub.  The new in-app feature will give eligible customers cash back when they use their CBA credit or debit Mastercard at merchants including Coles, Caltex, Myer, JB Hi-Fi and Menulog.

Customers are demanding greater levels of contextualisation of products and services. Retail CIOs can leverage intelligence to capture deeper insights, anticipate customer needs and proactively deliver across every touchpoint. Retailers must reinforce their store’s position as an integral part of delivering unified commerce. Gartner’s recent research Predicts 2020: Consumers Determine

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Australian robotics and AI sensor company, Advanced Navigation, has raised $20 million in a Series A round aiding the company’s global expansion and R&D for new robotics, navigation and sensor technologies.  The funding was led by Main Sequence Ventures’ CSIRO Innovation Fund, alongside US venture firms Brick and Mortar Ventures

Three-quarters of C-level executives believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organisations they risk going out of business by 2025, according to a newly released study from Accenture. The report, titled “AI: Built to Scale” and produced by Accenture Strategy and Accenture

Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer says the bank needs to do a better job when it comes to getting its customers to use the digital innovations they have built.  Speaking yesterday during a panel at IBM’s Cloud Innovation Exchange in Sydney, Hartzer said the bank had introduced more than 100 new

Efforts to target and optimise marketing and advertising have reached a fever pitch with 87 per cent of B2C marketers deploying personalisation tactics. At the same time, we see evidence consumers have grown wise to–and perhaps weary of–brand efforts to feign intimacy and influence behaviour. Algorithms Exposed In Algorithm Hacking Puts