Apple sees its mobile devices as platform for artificial intelligence

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Apple Inc sees its mobile devices as a major platform for artificial intelligence in the future, Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said on Monday.

Amazon backs German artificial intelligence research hub

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Amazon.com will open an artificial intelligence research center in the German university city of Tuebingen, creating 100 jobs over the next five years.

Boeing invests in autonomous flight tech provider Near Earth Autonomy

(Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Thursday it invested in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh-based firm that develops technologies enabling autonomous flight such as drones.

SpaceX, Spacecom to launch new satellites after explosion last year

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Space Communications has signed a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch two communication satellites into orbit, after a prior attempt ended in disaster.

Big and brilliant: complex whale behavior tied to brain size

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cetaceans — whales and dolphins — are among the brainiest of beings. In terms of sheer brain size, the sperm whale is tops on Earth, with a brain six times larger than that of a person.

Thunder and lightning: scientists pair gravitational waves, light

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time paired the detection of gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, with light from the same cosmic event, according to research published on Monday.

In first, scientists detect light from gravitational wave source

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time detected gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, at the same time as light from the same cosmic event, according to research published on Monday.

In first, scientists detect gravitational waves and light from star collision

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – Scientists in the United States and Europe have for the first time detected gravitational waves, the ripples in space and time predicted by Albert Einstein, at the same time as light from the same cosmic event, according to research published on Monday.