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It’s time to decide how quantum computing will help your business

Companies may be less than five to 10 years away from using quantum computing to solve big business problems.

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Google launches Cloud IoT Core service for enterprises

Google unveiled a cloud platform service to help organizations collect vital data from billions of IoT devices.

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SAP wants enterprises to learn from their smart devices

SAP has added machine-learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently.

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Enterprise smartwatch use is catching on

In the latest example of a trial, Samsung Galaxy S3 smartwatches are helping janitors do timely restroom cleanups while restaurant servers receive alerts when customers arrive or need service

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Android could power your next Volvo or Audi

Your next car could be a giant Android device on wheels.

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The ‘cobots’ are coming. Is your IT team ready?

These collaborative robots work alongside human employees, sending productivity sky-high. But IT teams must be ready to take on complex programming, deal with connectivity issues and get used to sharing workspace with 6-foot-tall...

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At Google I/O, enterprises may get A.I. they can put to work

As Google I/O, the search giant's major developer conference, gets ready to kick off on Wednesday, enterprises will be curious to see if Google offers new artificial intelligence technology they can put to work.

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5 challenges confronting enterprise drones

The drone market is not taking off as quickly as expected. Here are five factors inhibiting the adoption of drone-based solutions in the enterprise.

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7 ways Apple Watch is already in the enterprise

Apple Watch is already in use in a variety of different enterprise implementations, even before it becomes truly smart

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Yes, Apple is building a car

All signs point to Apple building cars in the same way (and for the same reason) they build iPhones.

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3D printing, married to traditional metal casting, could reshape manufacturing

Working with a Michigan foundry, Autodesk used its Netfabb 3D design software to create a 3D printed mold to make a magnesium airline seat frame that could save an airline more than $200 million in fuel costs.

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4 key techniques for continuous improvement in corporate innovation

There's a lot of attention paid to how to design and implement corporate innovation programs, but not how to effectively operate these programs and capabilities in a sustainable way.

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The next 5 years in A.I. will be frenetic, says Intel A.I. chief

Research into artificial intelligence is going gangbusters, and the frenetic pace won't let up for about five years -- after which the industry will concentrate around a handful of core technologies and leaders.

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Microsoft's Emma Watch could help people with Parkinson's

A Microsoft researcher has developed a watch that could help control the hand tremors resulting from Parkinson's disease.

Nano Dimension

Desktop 3D printer presages the future of multi-layer circuit board design

An Israeli start-up is now shipping to beta customers a 3D printer that can produce multi-layer circuit board prototypes, drastically cutting development time and ensuring that intellectual property remains in-house.

Impossible Objects' 3D printer

Startup unveils 3D printer that can build carbon fiber, Kevlar, fiberglass parts

Impossible Objects is developing a 3D printer that can use composite materials to challenge traditional manufacturing methods to create parts for industries such as automotive and aerospace.

Amazon Echo Show, Google Home

How Google can seriously one-up Amazon's Echo Show

Amazon's Echo Show adds visuals and communication into the smart home speaker -- but just imagine what Google could do with that same set of features.

Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator

Stratasys unveils an assembly line of cloud-controlled robotic 3D printers

The new Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator platform includes a modular unit with multiple 3D printers working simultaneously and driven by a central, cloud-based architecture.

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Industrial robots are security weak link

Industrial robots used in factories and warehouses that are connected to the internet are not secure, leaving companies open to cyberattacks and costly damages, a study finds.

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7 mistakes Google made updating my Google Wifi router

Google Wifi mesh routers may be great on speed and range, but the automated software update process leaves something to be desired.

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