Xinhua News Agency debuts AI anchors in partnership with se…

China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency introduced so-called “composite anchors” on Wednesday, combining the images and voices of human anchors with artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The new AI anchors, launched by Xinhua and Beijing-based search engine operator Sogou during the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, can deliver the news with “the same effect” as human anchors […]

‘Searching’ Review: John Cho Anchors a Clever Computer Thri…

Searching is a mystery thriller, and a fairly mundane one at that. David is a widower raising the 15-year-old Margot (the film’s prologue charts her adolescence and her mother Pamela’s terminal illness, told mostly in video snippets). Their bond is strong but has been strained by Pamela’s death, and their last conversation before Margot goes […]