Emerging Tech

A.I. finds non-infringing ways to copy drugs pharma spends billions developing

Drug companies spend billions developing and protecting their trademark pharmaceuticals. Could artificial intelligence be about to shake things up? In a breakthrough development, researchers have demonstrated an A.I. which can find new methods for producing existing drugs in a way that doesn’t infringe on existing patents. Called Chematica, the software platform does something called “retrosynthesis,” […]

Mobile

Bing Spotlight uses AI to highlight developing news stories

There’s an avalanche of news these days, and Microsoft wants to help make sense of it all. It today announced Bing Spotlight, an artificially intelligent news aggregator that provides an overview of developing stories in Bing search results. Bing Spotlight doesn’t just surface headlines. It shows a blow-by-blow timeline of events from “various perspectives,” plus […]