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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.


A high-tech shirt made for speed

Worn by racing driver Tony Kanaan, this high-tech shirt from NTT Data and Toray provides his crew realtime measurements of his body during a race.

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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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SAP woos SMB developers with an 'express' edition of Hana

Aiming to make Hana more accessible to companies of all shapes and sizes, the enterprise software giant unveiled a downloadable "express" edition that developers can use for free.

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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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Milk programming language promises a 4X speed boost on big data

Memory management can be challenge enough on traditional data sets, but when big data enters the picture, things can slow way, way down. A new programming language announced by MIT this week aims to remedy that problem.

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Bottlenose aims to automate data science tasks

Its Nerve Center 3 product targets the mid-range of the market

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How Dyn is rising to the cloud challenge

Trying to capture an end-to-end picture of application performance across an enterprise is challenging enough. Providing that level of visibility for hybrid- and public-cloud-enabled applications presents a whole new level of...

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MFC Netform

Cloud-based ERP helped turn this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an upstart in its market, into an industry leader within 10 years.

BRF implementation team: Claudenir Chinski, Elton Beletatti, Daniel Fernando & Fabio Freitas


A faster, more accurate pricing tool helps this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree lower expenses and increase margins. 

GE Healthcare employees

GE Healthcare

A migration to a new transaction processing engine improves performance for this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

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Data-driven business intelligence helps identify hidden sales opportunities at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

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A data analytics platform enables the early detection of bloodstream infections at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree. 

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State of Arkansas

Data analytics helps officials at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree reward healthcare providers that offer the best quality and prices. 

KPMG team


Data mining and analytics speed the client onboarding process at this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree.

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Rhodes Group/TriCore

This 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree analyzes patients' records to identify those at risk and recommend care. 

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CPL Online

Big data transforms this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree, an e-learning business, doubling staff productivity. 

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Life Fitness

Remote diagnostics developed by this 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honoree keep fitness equipment in shape.

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