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artificial intelligence / machine learning

A.I. starts to deliver in the enterprise, at last

After decades of unfulfilled promise, artificial intelligence is being put to real, productive use by some companies. Everybody else should be preparing for it.

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4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain is often not understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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Take another look at wireless charging

The convenience and utility of wireless power is becoming hard to ignore.

A.I. meets music: how new tech is changing how people play instruments

Music has evolved widely throughout history. How does technology help in this evolutionary process?

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We need virtual assistants that talk to each other

A lot of companies have developed voice-based virtual assistants, but you still have to choose one and stick with it.You shouldn't have to.

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24% off Resqme Keychain Car Escape Tool 2-Pack - Deal Alert

Made in the USA and originally developed for first responders, this 2-in-1 safety and survival tool features a blade for cutting a seatbelt and a spring-loaded steel spike for breaking a side window. Keep in on your keychain, or clip...

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IBM, Sesame Workshops reveal AI & Apple iPad child literacy plan

IBM and Sesame Workshops introduce a Watson-based iPad solution to improve child literacy.

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How drones are advancing civil engineering and surveying

Drones mean a quantum leap for surveying. They provide eyes that can reach and hover above specific sites. Their height and cameras can be adjusted remotely. And, equipped with sensors, they can measure, transmit and store data.

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Inside the trillion-dollar selfie industrial complex

The taking of selfies and other photographs inspired and driven in part by social sharing is the key to the future of business, marketing and the artificial intelligence age.

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Trump loses tech over Paris Agreement decision

The tech industry suddenly seems more united than ever as it slams the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

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Making a business case for Alexa

Alexa is an uncharted territory as far as business applications go. As it stands today, it is a solution in search of a problem. However, Alexa and other voice bots are becoming more popular and can serve as useful channels to reach...

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53% off Nulaxy Wireless In-Car FM Bluetooth Kit with Display and USB Charger - Deal Alert

Nulaxy's car transmitter works with Bluetooth enabled devices like smartphones and tablets to wirelessly transmit audio through your car's speakers. Its display will show incoming call & music information, and also features a USB...

What is deep learning really?

Why CIOs must understand Apple’s Neural Engine plan

Apple is allegedly developing a Neural Engine chip, which will be dedicated to performing artificial intelligence (AI) computation on mobile devices.

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Internet of tractors: how sensors and software improve farming accuracy

Internet of tractors: how sensors and software improve farming accuracy

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Meet ADP's 'business anthropologist,' putting human thought behind chatbots

Martha Bird's specialty is designing technologies that work for people, creating conversational user interfaces and chatbots that can serve different professional audiences across different geographies and different cultures.

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Google, A.I. and the rise of the super-sensor

This week's demo of Google Lens showcases to what's really coming: The rise of the all-purpose super-sensor fueled by software-based A.I.

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CW@50: Vint Cerf on his 'love affair' with tech and what’s coming next

In an interview marking Computerworld's first 50 years of covering the tech industry, internet pioneer Vint Cerf looks back at the last half century in tech and ponders what's ahead for IT.

Google Home I/O 2017

Echo who? Google just turned Home into a productivity powerhouse

Google just shattered the limits of what a smart speaker can be -- and its once-ho-hum Home product is about to redefine the market.

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