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Topic: Artificial intelligence

These Smart Retail Shelves Tell Brands All About Who Is Looking at Their Products

AI technology tracks facial expressions

The next time you pick up a six-pack of Coca-Cola at your local grocery store, artificial intelligence may be analyzing your eye movements and facial expressions. Today, tech vendor Cloverleaf is…

Here Are 8 Interesting Digital Marketing Stats From This Week

Apple ads, gaming apps, AI and VR

The first week of 2017 didn't disappoint when it comes to digital marketing statistics, with news pouring in from Apple, researchers across the pond and the Consumer Electronics Show. Check out…

5 Bleeding-Edge Brands That Are Infusing Retail With Artificial Intelligence

Starbucks, Lowe's and others roll out robots

The next time you're in a Lowe's hardware store don't be surprised if a robot zooms up to ask if anyone needs help. And when you order your morning joe,…

These Upstarts Are Taking on Big Tech in the Rapidly Expanding Artificial Intelligence Field

Watch out, Google, IBM, Amazon and Microsoft

The next time you see Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with an unflattering look on her face in a TV spot supporting GOP rival Donald Trump, it's all but certain…

Should Brands Tread Lightly With AI After Facebook's 'Trending' Debacle?

Algorithms occasionally need human intervention

Do Facebook's "Trending" troubles—thanks to leaning on artificial intelligence to show what content is hot—mean that AI isn't ready for prime time? Marketers this week are grappling with the question.  A…

Facebook Can Now Tell Blind Users About the Pictures in Their News Feeds

Debuts artificial intelligence feature

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted this morning that the social network now offers blind people audio descriptions of images. The company is leveraging its artificial intelligence technology to power "screen readers"…

Microsoft's Chatbot 'Tay' Just Went on a Racist, Misogynistic, Anti-Semitic Tirade

AI-based hate speech shocks social observers

Microsoft, with help from its search engine Bing, created an artificial intelligence messaging bot called "Tay," which it rolled out this week on Twitter, Kik and GroupMe to much fanfare among techies.…

These 8 Brands and 3 Tech Topics Dominated the Social Buzz at SXSW

Snapchat, Esurance and VR blew up

Another South by Southwest Interactive is in the books, and so much of what happens at the conference every year reverberates on social media. So we asked Sysomos to look…

4 Ways to Catch Robots' Attention With Your Marketing

Artificial intelligence often first line of contact with consumers

Decision-making consumers are a marketer's most important focus. Now imagine consumers having someone else deciding all their purchases—computers talking only to other computers, making decisions for their human "masters" without…

6 Ways Google's Artificial Intelligence Could Impact Search Engine Marketing

Digital players weigh in on RankBrain

Google is now using artificial intelligence (AI) to better understand search queries, so what implications will machine learning have for marketing? Last week, Google told Bloomberg News that a "very large fraction"…

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