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  • [New] While Ukraine has estimated that around 95,000 Russian troops are currently near its borders, the U.S. intelligence assessment put the current number at 70,000 but predicted a potentially higher buildup. Biden Says He'll Make It 'Very Difficult' For Russia To Attack Ukraine
  • [New] Investment in Chinese companies could make US investors unwitting accomplices in the expansion of the CCP's surveillance and intelligence gathering apparatus or make them party to human rights abuses.
  • [New] Machine learning is never 100 pc accurate and could create false positives or negatives, which is why Suspicious User Detection does not outright ban accounts that it flags. Silicon Republic
  • [New] Artificial intelligence has the potential to shorten the timeline for experimental discovery in nuclear physics. Newswise
  • [New] New regulations from the European Commission will offer AI developers, implementers and users with more clarity, ensuring a greater take-up of artificial intelligence across Europe. ETSI
  • [New] In a world of constant technology disruption, HCL Technologies has been successful by making great contributions to global clients' transformational journeys, fueling them with emerging technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence, data analytics, among several others. hcltech
  • [New] 50% of enterprises plan to spend more on AI and machine learning in 2021, with 20% saying they will be significantly increasing their budgets for AI and ML. VentureBeat
  • [New] The U.K.'s data regulator has warned Clearview AI it could face a £17 million (U.S. $22.6 million) fine over its use of people's data to power its facial recognition software. Compliance Week
  • [New] Western intelligence agencies fear that within decades Beijing could dominate all of the key emerging technologies, particularly artificial intelligence, synthetic biology and genetics. The Times
  • [New] The U.S. startup company DeepCure, which works to develop medications with the help of artificial intelligence, said this week that it will be opening a lab and offices in Israel for the first time. Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council
  • [New] In 2021, Hamza is expecting more news around serverless, which enables users to run apps and handle data without having to manage their own server, as well as on machine learning and quantum computing. Euler Hermes
  • [New] Another survey of workers finds that while nearly all believe the next generation of workplace skills will be radically different from the prior one, 87% believe that, within the next five years, new technologies such as AI will improve their work experience. Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
  • [New] By the year 2023 the number of people with disabilities employed will be tripled because of artificial intelligence. Medium
  • [New] 40% of financial institutions in APAC plan to significantly increase investment in big data, 37% expect to significantly increase spending on machine learning, and 34% are targeting ledger technologies such as blockchain. The Asian Banker
  • [New] 55 years later, true AI is still farther than the horizon but so-called experts keep foretelling that in just a few years AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) will become a reality. Towards Data Science
  • [New] The world of work is experiencing deep fears and trauma related to workers being displaced by automation, artificial intelligence, and pure skill misalignment. Getting Smart
  • [New] Organizations that are able to integrate AI into their business over the next decade will be able to interpret information with more accuracy and generate more value for their companies. MTI College
  • [New] The new AI, developed by a team of international researchers from McMaster University and St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, both in Canada, could greatly improve the timeliness and accuracy of data-driven sepsis predictions. E&T
  • [New] A decision that U.S.-based Clearview AI breached the privacy of Australians by scraping their biometric information from the internet and disclosing it through a facial recognition tool highlights risks for regtech companies using web-scraped personal data in commercial software. JD Supra
  • [New] The survey, titled The Impact of Technology in 2022 and Beyond: an IEEE Global Study, stated that 95% of tech leaders said that AI will drive the majority of innovation across nearly every industry sector in the next 1 to 5 years. SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network
  • [New] Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, cloud computing, and 5G will be the most important technologies in 2022. SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI Network

Last updated: 05 December 2021