Emerging Technology Industry News Headlines Update on December 29, 2020

The researchers from IBM showed that they could train AI to tackle a variety of image and language tasks with limited loss in accuracy using only four bits, enabled them to speed up the training process more than sevenfold. Read more at Ultra-Low Precision 4-bit Training of Deep Neural Networks

Sony will start to review all of the AI-powered products for ethical risks and incorporate AI ethics into quality control from development to post-launch, whether to improve it or halt development if found deemed ethically deficient.

QuantumScape released performance results in September shows the new solid-state lithium metal battery can charge to 80% capacity in 15 minutes, retain more than 80% of capacity after 800 cycles, nearly double the energy density of top commercial lithium-ion cells, and don’t set on fire. Read more in press release > QuantumScape Releases Performance Data for its Solid-State Battery Technology