Tag: Artificial Intelligence

Top Executive Behind Baidu’s Artificial Intelligence Drive Steps Aside

Lu Qi, who oversaw Baidu’s shift to artificial intelligence(AI) after a damaging ad scandal in 2016, is stepping down as Chief Operating Officer, China’s biggest search engine said on Friday. Lu, a former Microsoft executive and AI expert who joined Baidu in late 2016, is currently responsible for day-to-day operations in its AI unit, which has become the company’s core […]

Microsoft Says Working on ‘Trustworthy, Fair AI’ to Curb Fake News Menace

Alarmed by the mammoth spread of fake news, Microsoft is working round-the-clock on building “trusted” algorithms to control false news on its platforms like Bing Search engine and professional networking website LinkedIn. According to David Heiner, Strategic Policy Advisor at Microsoft, the problems Facebook and YouTube are facing with fake news today have alerted tech companies the […]