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IBM lines up all-flash storage to help power cognitive computing

IBM is expanding its flash storage lineup to power cloud data centers that carry out so-called cognitive computing.

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How to create your own Google Analytics dashboards

The Google Analytics suite can be overwhelming to new or inexperienced users. This jump-start video guide to GA details how to use one of its most important features: dashboards.

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Customizing the customer experience with DMPs

Thanks to today's data management platforms (DMPs), brands are becoming more sophisticated in how they collect, store and analyze data in order to improve their customer experience.

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This algorithm could help stop patent trolls

Patent trolls have proven a big enough problem to attract White House attention, but there's been little consensus on how to stop them. A new tool from artist and engineer Alexander Reben aims to bring algorithms into the picture.

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Algorithm predicted who will bite the dust next in Game of Thrones

Students at the Technical University of Munich have created an algorithm which predicts the likelihood of death percentage for Game of Thrones characters. If you think computer-generated guesses will be accurate, then this article...

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No lawyer? This online tool uses A.I. to review your contracts

Business documents written in foreign languages are no longer the problem they once were thanks to technologies like Google Translate, but what about contracts written in legalese?

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A.I. + humans = serious cybersecurity

Neither humans nor A.I. has proven overwhelmingly successful at maintaining cybersecurity on their own, so why not see what happens when you them?

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A.I. still needs us -- to build quantum computers

We humans may still be licking our wounds following A.I.'s victory at the ancient game of Go, but it turns out we still have something to be proud of.

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Startup combines AI with human savvy to help make sense of data

Spare5 on Wednesday released a new platform that applies a combination of human insight and machine learning to help companies make sense of unstructured data.

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Facebook sees its future built on artificial intelligence

According to one Facebook executive, if you think you're drowning in a flood of information now, you ain't seen nothin' yet.

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Will companies trust their communications to A.I. chatbots?

Facebook says chatbots will change the way businesses communicate with their customers, but will businesses want to put their user communications in the hands of artificial intelligence?

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IBM puts Watson to work on cancer with new patient-adviser tool

IBM announced a new weapon in the battle against cancer that will put Watson to work in a new way.

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This little robot wants to help you shop

SoftBank's Pepper robot may still be the better-known contender, but a new humanoid device from Hitachi aims to be the in-store sales rep of the future.

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That moment when you realize you're exchanging emails with a robot

Next time you try to schedule a meeting with someone and an assistant named Amy or Andrew Ingram sets up the logistics, here's a pro tip: You may be chatting with a robot.

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A.I. just 3D-printed a brand-new Rembrandt, and it's shockingly good

There's already plenty of angst out there about the prospect of jobs lost to artificial intelligence, but this week, artists got a fresh reason to be concerned.

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The rise of the citizen data scientist

Empowering businesspeople to perform their own analyses can free up highly trained data scientists to focus on the things that require their expertise.

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Review: IBM Watson strikes again

Built on Watson and SPSS predictive analytics, IBM's cloud machine learning services meet the needs of developers, data scientists, and businesses.

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Your next car may be a 'high-performing computer on wheels'

Hyundai is working on a new connected car that will tap big data and analytics for proactive service and constant connection.

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