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Meet Apache Spot, a new open-source project for cybersecurity

Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open-source project to the Apache Software Foundation that's focused on using big data analytics and machine learning for cybersecurity.

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Microsoft Azure networking is speeding up, thanks to custom hardware

Networking among virtual machines in Microsoft Azure is going to get a whole lot faster, thanks to some new hardware that Microsoft has rolled out across its fleet of data centers.

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IBM promises a one-stop analytics shop with AI-powered big data platform

Big data is in many ways still a wild frontier, requiring wily smarts and road-tested persistence on the part of those hoping to find insight in all the petabytes. On Tuesday, IBM announced a new platform it hopes will make things...

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MIT aims to makes sense of Twitter’s presidential debate firehose

With Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump set to face off in the first debate of a contentious presidential election tonight, the MIT Media Lab is set to make sense of the firehose of chatter expected to hit Twitter.

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Forget the robocalypse -- 'Homo connecticus' may be what's coming

Robots' potential to take over the world is a commonly expressed fear in the world of artificial intelligence, but at least one Turing Award winner doesn't see it happening that way.

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These new features in Office 365 can help users work smarter

Microsoft is going big on machine-learning powered features in its productivity services, with the announcement of a handful of updates to Office 365 on Monday.

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Why you want Google's Allo

Reviews are mixed on Google's latest communication app. Here's what the reviewers aren't telling you.

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Google's Allo is a solution in search of a problem

Getting at the root of why Google's new messaging app exists -- and why it feels so inconsequential.

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Google needs solid win with release of smart Allo app

Google this week launched Allo, a smart messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to help users express themselves, accomplish more and find more information within their chats.

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Will robots help or harm? It's time for 'big thinking,' A.I. experts warn

Robots have considerable potential to make human lives better, but only if humans start doing some "big thinking" now about how to ensure that the effects of artificial intelligence are beneficial, experts said at the Heidelberg...

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Oracle is also getting in on the chatbot revolution

Oracle has a new tool aimed at making it easy to create chatbots that access business systems.

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Salesforce is betting its Einstein AI will make CRM better

If there was any doubt that AI has officially arrived in the world of enterprise software, Salesforce just put it to rest.

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IBM's Watson IoT hits the skies with Aerialtronics drone deal

A.I.-powered drones soon will be everywhere, monitoring crowds at major events, checking out traffic patterns on busy roads, surveying disaster sites and inspecting airplanes.

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A.I. and robotics could replace 6% of U.S. jobs by 2021

In just five years, intelligent systems and robots may take up to 6% of U.S. jobs.

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Drones and robots will get smarter with Nvidia's Jetson TX1 update

The Jetson TX1 developer board is now a lot faster and better equipped to handle AI and image processing. Nvidia's new Jetpack 2.3 software tools, announced on Tuesday, double the deep-learning performance of the board.

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Could machine learning help Google's cloud catch AWS and Azure?

Google is lagging behind in the public cloud market. Could leadership in machine learning tools help it catch up to Amazon and Microsoft?

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Why the ‘zero fatality’ comment by Tesla’s Elon Musk is so important

Volvo is smart in setting the goal that no deaths will occur as a result of new tech innovations. Tesla should learn that same lesson.

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When A.I. whispers in your ear all day

Every great leader is surrounded by trusted advisors. For the rest of us, there's artificial intelligence -- delivered wirelessly over devices like Apple's new AirPods.

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