White House hosts Google, IBM execs for quantum tech meeting


White House officials are expected to host tech executives to discuss federal efforts to promote research into quantum information science.

Pentagon’s Joint AI Center is ‘established,’ but there’s much more to figure out


Brendan McCord, DIUx's head of machine learning, gave the Defense Innovation Board members an update on the center at the board's recent public meeting.

The VA wants to use machine learning to detect patient deterioration


DeepMind and the VA plan use AI to analyze about 700,000 anonymized health records and develop machine learning algorithms that "will accurately identify risk factors for patient deterioration and predict its onset."

Google detects 4,000 state-sponsored attacks every month


Google is notifying 4,000 customers every month that they're being attacked by sophisticated hackers probably working for a nation-state, a senior executive of the Internet giant said.