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Adobe and Stanford Just Taught AI to Edit Videos (Digital Trends)

Just one minute of video typically takes several hours of editing — but Stanford and Adobe researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that partially autom... More

VR for the Masses? That’s YouTube’s Goal with a New Format, New Tools (Fast Company)

YouTube thinks that immersive videos are the future, and that as viewers’ appetites for them grow, creators will respond to meet that appetite. But shooting high-quality virtu... More

Adobe CEO: Microsoft Partnership Will Automate Sales, Marketing with AI (CNBC)

Adobe Systems Chairman, President and CEO Shantanu Narayen sees a bright — and much more streamlined — future when it comes to his company's partnership with fellow tech titan ... More

Global News Chooses Avid Graphics, Virtual Reality Solutions to Enrich its Storytelling (MESA)

Avid today announced that Global News, the award-winning news and current affairs division of Global Television Network, has selected Avid graphics solutions to transform the look ... More

Virtual Reality is a Disappointment? Not in the World of Video Gamers (New York Times)

Before the end of this year, people will be able to play the popular open-world action game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in virtual reality. They will also be able to get their hand... More

CEO Ginni Rometty: IBM ‘Woke up the AI World’ (CNBC)

The conversation in the technology community about artificial intelligence was first rekindled by manufacturing giant IBM and its AI platform, Watson, CEO Ginni Rometty said on Tue... More

VR, AR Headset Shipments Could Hit 100M Units by 2021 (CNET)

As more people warm up to virtual reality and augmented reality, the two hot trends are expected to get even hotter in the next five years. Shipments of VR and AR headsets are ... More

Microsoft Launches a New AI Startup Program at Station F in Paris (TechCrunch)

Microsoft is rethinking its strategy when it comes to startup acceleration in Paris. The company is going to focus on artificial intelligence. This will lead to a new program for A... More

Console Generations Could Soon be a Thing of the Past, says Xbox’s Hardware Chief (Wired UK)

Albert Penello: "I don't always like to use the phone example, because there are other factors at work, but you care more about your apps than the phone they're on now. That indust... More

LivePerson, IBM Watson Announce New Offering to Transform Customer Care (MESA)

LivePerson and IBM have announced LiveEngage with Watson, the first global, enterprise-scale, out-of-the-box integration of Watson-powered bots with human agents. The new offering ... More

Hasbro Debuts Gaming Subscription Service (kidscreen)

After first announcing subtle details surrounding its first-ever subscription service in April, Hasbro has officially lifted the curtain on Gaming Crate, which offers an exclusive ... More

Bots Taking Digital Sales and Service by Storm (Avanade Insights)

“Bots are the new apps,” Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Office of Microsoft, declared in his keynote speech at Microsoft’s Build conference last year. From chat bots answerin... More

Will VR Ever Be Mass Entertainment? (Co.Design)

There’s a lot of talk about virtual reality as the future of entertainment. And with big companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and Apple pouring money into the tec... More

How AI Can Help Brands Reach Consumers in Search (The Drum)

Spotify recently acquired machine learning startup Niland to improve its recommendation and personalization technologies. In other words, Spotify wants to better connect its users ... More

Technicolor, Nokia Announce Immersive VR Content Creation Partnership (MESA)

Nokia and Technicolor announced a partnership where the two companies will work together to create new and compelling VR content utilizing Nokia's OZO+ camera and OZO content creat... More

IBM, Hortonworks Team Up to Make Data Science More Mainstream (eWeek)

Hortonworks and IBM have formed a new partnership promising to extend access to data science and machine learning to more developers across the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. The compani... More

High Hopes for Virtual Reality as E3 Expo Opens in Los Angeles (The Hollywood Reporter)

Some stakeholders see VR content creation as a big business opportunity, while others warn that it’s too early to project such ambitious growth. A recent forecast from Pricewater... More

Doug Liman Goes VR With ‘Invisible’: “I Thought People Could Do Better” (Deadline)

"Given the kind of filmmaker I am, the kind of experiences I’ve been trying to give audiences, I was drawn to the potential of VR before I even tried watching anything in VR. ... More

Adobe CEO Hints at Artificial Intelligence on Photoshop (Fortune)

CEO since 2007, Shantanu Narayen has overseen a period of explosive growth for the San Jose software company. As Adobe has embraced a cloud-based subscription model, its stock has ... More

New Xbox Console Focuses on 4K Content

Microsoft June 11 unveiled the latest iteration of its Xbox gaming console, the Xbox One X, a $500 offering that promises seamless 4K quality gaming, a 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc drive, a... More

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