Top Aquirers of Artificial Intelligence Startups. With Kaggle, Google is buying one of the largest and most active communities for data scientists — and with that, it will get increased mindshare in this community, too (though it already has plenty of that thanks to Tensorflow and other projects). Apple has bought Israeli startup RealFace, a cybersecurity and machine learning firm specializing in facial recognition technology. churn & loyalty news

BY 2018: 75% of Software Development teams will include AI functionality in one or more applications or services 100% of IoT initiatives will be supported by AI capabilities 40% of digital transformation initiatives will be assisted by AI capabilities

Artificial Intelligence is altering the way e-commerce stores operate as it offers new ways of analyzing Big Data, helping retailers to engage with their customers on a new level and create better customer experiences.

Mapping the most effective AI technologies for marketing across the customer lifecycle AI technology is a hot topic in marketing at the moment, but AI is a broad term covering a wide range of different technologies. Artificial intelligence means any technology that seeks to mimic human intelligence, which covers a huge range of capabilities such as voice and image recognition, machine learning techniques and semantic search. Marketers like to wax lyrical about the latest exciting technologies...

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to have an impact on many areas of customer relationship management (CRM). During Q1 2017, 1,028 business professionals worldwide (including 292 respondents working at organizations that had adopted AI) were asked how they either currently use or plan to use AI. When it came to email marketing, for example, 87% of AI adopters said they used or planned to use AI for this purpose. Meanwhile, 74% of the entire respondent pool—which was made up...

Artificial intelligence (AI), a technology almost as old as the computer industry itself, has come into widespread awareness with the advent of personal assistants and bots (Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, Google's Assistant), image recognition (Facebook), personalized recommendations (Netflix, Amazon), and more. These innovations have been driven by a manifold increase in processing power, lower-cost hardware, and the exploding creation and availability of data. IDC's forecast for cognitive and...

More marketers are showing interest in artificial intelligence (AI), but it might be some time before it has a real impact on their business. According to an April 2017 survey of marketing leaders worldwide from CRM technology provider Salesforce, respondents expect to see improvements in efficiency and advancements in personalization over the next five years. Indeed, nearly 60% of respondents said they expect AI will improve the efficiency of campaign analytics, digital asset management and...

Machine learning is an application of artificial intelligence that automates analytical model building by using algorithms that iteratively learn from data without being explicitly programmed where to look.[1] It constitutes subfield of computer science that, according to Arthur Samuel, gives "computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed." Samuel, an American pioneer in the field of computer gaming and artificial intelligence, coined the term "machine learning" in 1959...