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  • [New] Intelligent assistants as a segment of the smart machines market should grow from $6.0 billion in 2021 to $26.2 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 34.3% for the period of 2021-2026. Business Wire
  • [New] What seems beyond doubt is that the EU legislative process will work its way towards the first major regulation of AI systems globally, and that any company seeking to do business in or with the EU will have to comply. Global IP & Technology Law Blog
  • [New] At organizations that are working with AI, respondents expect an average of 35 projects in place by 2022, which represents a nearly nine-fold increase from just 4 projects in 2019. IBM
  • [New] Britain has entered into a security pact with the US and Australia to counter China that will involve building a nuclear powered submarine fleet and wide-ranging projects on cyber warfare, artificial intelligence and quantum computing. The Independent
  • [New] The French government reacted angrily to news Australia, the UK and the US have entered an alliance that will involve building a nuclear-powered submarine fleet and wide-ranging projects on cyber warfare, artificial intelligence and quantum computing. The Independent
  • [New] Instead of well-considered legislation, we now run the risk of being the world's laughingstock: passing calculators off as AI and making it even harder for software vendors to enter the European market. Oxford Law Faculty
  • [New] The global war on terror showcased the need for dedicated intelligence-gathering units that could funnel actionable intelligence and targets to SEAL platoons. Business Insider
  • [New] Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge and 20 other hospitals from across the world and healthcare technology leader NVIDIA have used artificial intelligence to predict COVID patients' oxygen needs on a global scale. Medical Xpress
  • [New] With the Islamist militant movement back in power, the absence of a functioning financial intelligence unit could curtail Afghanistan's links to the international financial system and to lenders abroad, some experts warned. Reuters
  • [New] AI and ADM systems will seek out correlations between area codes and the risk of re-offending - in other words, to identify which area codes have 'higher - risk' residents than others. Fair Trials
  • [New] What's new: A study from market research firm IDC estimates that global revenues for AI software, hardware, and services will reach $341.8 billion in 2021 - up from an estimated $156.5 billion last year - and will break $500 billion by 2024.
  • [New] SoftBank's Latin America Fund II will focus on investing in companies utilizing technologies like artificial intelligence and scout deals in e-commerce and digital financial services as well as blockchain projects. CNBC
  • [New] In a recent survey, 81% of executives said they anticipate use of artificial intelligence and automation to increase significantly over the next three years, dramatically affecting employees' daily work. Deloitte Insights
  • [New] Just Google AI voice synthesis or AI voice deepfakes, and you will see how commonplace the technology is, available from specialist shops that only focus on speech synthesis, like Resemble. The Verge
  • [New] Much of the U.S. foreign policy and intelligence community depicts China as a significant military threat to U.S. interests and allies in the Asia-Pacific region. H-Diplo | ISSF
  • [New] While North America is anticipated to retain its majority share of the AI cybersecurity market, it's important to note that the Asia Pacific region is expected to become the fastest-growing region between 2019 and 2026. Datamation
  • [New] Zoom Rooms Smart Gallery will use AI to create a gallery view, and send up to three unique video streams to frame-up in-room participants to remote attendees, to make sure everyone gets the face-to-face communication they crave.
  • [New] MR - A Market Research and Competitive Intelligence Provider: The global automated trucks market is anticipated to grow at 22% CAGR between 2021 and 2031 to reach valuation of US$ 1.5 Bn by 2031.The market surpassed US$ 210 Mn in valuation in 2020. ADVFN
  • [New] The most targeted organizations in the world, such as governments and large enterprises, use its platform to operationalize threat intelligence, enable threat hunting, detection and response, and accelerate collaboration. OCCRP
  • [New] The fusing of intelligence and traditional military activities brings risks: Paradoxically, the institutional changes that kept us safe during the past 20 years may leave the United States less safe in the next 20. Politico
  • [New] A recent survey by Morning Consult, an intelligence company that specializes in online survey research, found that 17% of US adults do not intend to get COVID-19 shots, and another 10% are not sure if they will get vaccinated - meaning more than one-quarter of Americans are vaccine hesitant. Business Insider Australia
  • AI and machine-learning models could help improve outbreak response and facilitate the adoption of surveillance technologies in more parts of the world. Healthcare Global

Last updated: 19 September 2021