What Google’s DeepMind plans
|What Google’s DeepMind plans|
|Broadcast Date||JANUARY 27, 2014|
Raj Deut joins us to chat about Google’s AI ambitions, and check in on the PS4 Xbox One console wars a few months later.
- According to the DeepMind website, the company wants to combine the “best techniques from machine learning and systems neuroscience to build powerful general-purpose learning algorithms.” DeepMind was founded a neuroscientist and child prodigy in chess Demis Hassabis along with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman.
- Earnings per share of $14.50. Analysts expected $58.1 billion and $14.36.
- US Federal Prosecutors filed a criminal complaint in US Federal Court in Manhattan against two people charged with one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering and one count of operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. The two operated a company which sold bit coins for use on the now defunct Silk Road website. According to the complaint, Robert M. Faiella, 52, of Cape Coral, Florida, operated an underground Bitcoin exchange on Silk Road from 2011 to 2013 along with Charlie Shrem, 24, of New York City. Shrem is Vice President and acting CEO of BitInstant and Vice Chairman of the BitCoin Foundation.
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- Russian blogger, Eldar Murtazin who claimed Google plans to discontinue the Nexus line of mobile devices in 2015 in favor of Google Play branded devices.
- Google has launched Play editions of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4 among others, but those devices, while running stock Android are still updated by the carrier. Nexus devices get updates directly from Google, and therefore are the first devices to get updates.
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- SkyDrive finally gets rechristened as “OneDrive”
- Starwood Hotels pilot program lets guests use Apple's iPhone as room key
- Android Accounted For 70% Of Smartphone Sales In Q4, But Samsung Is Now “Under Real Pressure”
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