Linux Foundation unveils group to push open-source AI, machine learning

The Linux Foundation has announced the Deep Learning Foundation, an organization that will focus on promoting open-source artificial intelligence and machine learning. The company also unveiled the Acumos AI Project, an open-source framework that allows developers to build and deploy AI applications.

Huawei, Baidu partner for mobile AI project

Huawei revealed that it signed an agreement with Chinese search engine Baidu to open a mobile artificial intelligence ecosystem with tools such as Baidu’s PaddlePaddle deep-learning framework and Huawei’s neural network processing unit. The companies will team to create a consumer augmented reality software and bolster voice and image recognition for smart devices.