The robots are coming - Ben Fajzullin talks to Joe Gemma, International Federation of Robotics, about the threats and opportunities of artificial intelligence.
The world's largest electric utility aims to acquire a stake in 50Hertz — a joint venture which owns a huge chunk of the German electricity grid. The plan is likely to stir controversy over China's influence.
Japanese conglomerate Sony has brought back Aibo, its iconic mechanical dog. But this time the pup is not just cute and cuddly, it is also loaded with improved artificial intelligence making it more dog-like.
While headway in the artificial intelligence (AI) industry has many worried about potential jobs losses, others see this as a perfect opportunity to nurture an economy that is completely human-based.
Millions of workers in Germany will likely lose their jobs and be replaced by robots and AI algorithms by 2023, German IT association Bitkom said in a study. The group urged politicians to take the issue more seriously.
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