machine learning

Google Sheets will soon suggest formulas as you type

Google Spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets can be powerful tools if you’re a wizard with formulas, but learning all the ins-and-outs of those apps can be time-consuming. If you only use Sheets sparingly, Google is adding two features that will save you some time the next time you need to work on …

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Apple buys an AI startup to improve Siri’s data

Sponsored Links Chris Schodt/Engadget Apple is continuing its string of AI startup acquisitions, this time to improve Siri’s performance. The company has confirmed to Bloomberg that it recently acquired Inductiv, a Waterloo, Ontario, Canada-based company that uses AI to correct data — which, in turn, improves machine learning. The company didn’t elaborate on its plans …

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Microsoft and Intel turn malware into images to help spot more threats

Sponsored Links PeopleImages via Getty Images Microsoft and Intel have a novel approach to classifying malware: visualizing it. They’re collaborating on STAMINA (Static Malware-as-Image Network Analysis), a project that turns rogue code into grayscale images so that a deep learning system can study them. The approach converts the binary form of an input file into …

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