Software that carries out tasks by itself sounds like sci-fi, but increasingly, it's part of everyday life – from self-driving cars to intelligent homes. For now, most smart technology is still designed in the US. Germany has some catching up to do.
With increasing developments in artificial intelligence, fear of the unknown is growing. DW has spoken to Professor Zoubin Ghahramani who works with AI - and knows all about its pros and cons.
As US tech giant Apple officially starts selling its new and expensive iPhone X, customers are meant to love its AI-ready features. But the firm's rivals are already in the starting blocks or even ahead of the curve.
With the latest software now using artificial intelligence and algorithms to compose and produce music, will song creators be out of a job? Or will music always need a human touch? DW's George Sims reports.
The tech giant believes its new Pixel phones, driven by artificial intelligence (AI), will give it the edge over Apple. Among the new features, the phone offers realtime voice translation from 96 languages.
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