artificial intelligence

Google Launches Allo, Bets on AI to Spice Up Chats

Sept 21 – Google-parent Alphabet Inc launched Allo, a messaging app that incorporates Google’s search feature and a chatbot that uses machine learning to “improve” itself over time. The new messaging service, which was unveiled in May, will compete with Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp and Messenger. The much-anticipated launch comes a month after Google rolled out

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Zuckerberg Unveils 2016 Plans for Artificially Intelligent Butler

By Suzanne Barlyn NEW YORK, Jan 4 – Mark Zuckerberg wants to build an artificially intelligent assistant in 2016 to help run his home and assist him at work, the Facebook Inc. founder and chief executive said on Sunday. Zuckerberg, who commits to a new personal challenge every year, revealed his plan in a Facebook

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Robotic Surgery

A Lebanese immigrant leads U.S. OB-GYN robotic surgeons BY Mostapha Raad Despite growing up in a troubled country where chances of having a better living and work standards are limited, Gaby Moawad managed to overcome his background and achieve new heights in the medical field outside his homeland. Moawad, a 39 year-old immigrant from Lebanon,

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