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Meet Google's new search king

Machine learning executive John Giannandrea will taking over from long-time Googler Amit Singhal, who announced his retirement on Wednesday.<p>Giannandrea's new role shows Google's continued emphasis on machine learning and artificial intelligence.<p>One of Google's big priorities right now is "driving …

Gartner: Business analytics market to hit $16.9bn by year-end

The only way is up for business intelligence (BI) and analytics, it seems, with a new forecast from Gartner predicting that the market will be worth …

Don't Stretch In 2016, Take A Leap: Breakthrough Growth Means Moving Beyond Stretch Goals

It’s that time of year when businesses set out to achieve their annual goals. But what if those goals aren’t ambitious enough? For some companies, annual business plans can actually suppress the growth they are designed to deliver.<p>In most organizations, teams are trained and business units …

Year in review: Breakthrough gene editor sparks ethics debate

A revolutionary gene-editing technology made headlines this year as much for the ethical and societal issues it raised as for the scientific …

How The Super Bowl Uses Big Data To Change The Game

This year marks the 50th year of the Super Bowl, and plenty has changed since the first time teams duked it out for the national title. Players are bigger and faster, replays more instant and from more angles, commercials cost the equivalent of a small nation’s GDP…<p>But this year, there’s something …

Nuclear Fusion Hit a Massive Milestone in Germany

A brand-new reactor, an experimental stellarator design called Wendelstein 7-X, was successfully booted up to an extent where it created hydrogen plasma.<p><i>This story was translated from the original published by Motherboard Germany.</i><p>The Max Planck Institute in Greifswald reached a true milestone in …