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How Chatbots Can Improve User Experience [Infographic]

Learn how chatbots will improve user experience for ecommerce customers in this detailed infographic.

Cloudflare to open an edge computing service for developers using its network

Cloudflare is ready to take the wraps of a new service designed for developers creating Internet-of-Things apps that want to capitalize on the …

Cloud Computing

Info Builders Leverages Jethro and Hadoop for Real-time Operational Analytics

Information Builders will allow users of their WebFOCUS product to tap into the power of Hadoop.<p>Business intelligence and analytics provider …

Gartner Proposes Four Strategies To Make Smart Cities Work

Analyst firm Gartner lays out its four strategies for city leaders to make their smart cities work.<p>Local government needs to engage with citizens to …

Could Blockchain Be The Future of Your Supply Chain?

Could the blockchain be what supply chain partners need to reduce data redundancies and improve communication?<p>Supply chain is one of the most …

Business Technology

IIC releases white paper for endpoint security practices

A new white paper has been released for equipment manufacturers working with edge devices, going over endpoint security, safety, and reliability.<p>The …

How You Track 70,000 Ships in Real-Time

At any given time, thousands of ships are plying the world’s oceans. Tracking them in real-time, like with aircraft, has always been a challenge. …

Medical IoT Needs Stronger Dose of Security, Survey Finds

As medical IoT grows, so do security threats to the various devices linked to the network — including computers in clinicians’ and administrators’ …

Biomedical Engineering

SAS Shifts Data Prep Into High Gear

SAS has launched a self-service data prep tool that enables analysts to blend, shape and cleanse data stored in a variety of systems in real-time.<p>The …

IBM Unfurls Analytics Platform Based on Microservices

Microservices will be enabled by Kubernetes container orchestration software which could change how next-generation AI applications are built.<p>IBM …

Algorithms

Why Streaming Analytics is Critical to Real-Time and Transformation

Forrester Research has released a study that evaluates the top streaming analytics providers, like IBM, and shows how these firms can help generate …

Why Spotify Thinks Its 'Self-Driving Music' Strategy Will Benefit Creators

During its first investor day on Thursday (Mar. 15), Spotify not only announced that its shares would begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on …

Mayo Clinic boosts clinical trials with IBM Watson artificial intelligence

Mayo Clinic and IBM Watson Health have announced the results of a cutting-edge project putting the supercomputer to work for patient matching: Watson …

Canada and New Zealand announce major 5G tests, but national service remains years off

As governments race to authorize 5G wireless networks across the globe, Canada and New Zealand each took major steps today toward testing 5G technologies within their borders. Yet nationwide 5G service appears to remain years away for both countries, pending key government decisions.<p>In Canada, …

Canada

Apple, IBM add machine learning to partnership with Watson-Core ML coupling

Apple and IBM may seem like an odd couple, but the two companies have been working closely together for several years now. That has involved IBM sharing its enterprise expertise with Apple and Apple sharing its design sense with IBM. The companies have actually built hundreds of enterprise apps …

Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to use blockchain to combat forced labor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain's digital ledger technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labor worldwide.<p>The State …

Forced Labor

Macy’s to deploy VR for furniture in 60 stores by summer

LAS VEGAS — Macy’s will have virtual reality as a furniture sales tool in 60 stores by summer and will launch a mobile payment option in all of its …

AI tackles the Vatican’s secrets - MIT Technology Review

The Vatican Secret Archives are the stuff of legend. Reportedly filling some 85 kilometers of shelving in Vatican City, they contain the private …

The US military wants AI to dream up weird new helicopters - MIT Technology Review

AI can already dream up imaginary celebrities, so perhaps it can help the Army imagine revolutionary new engine parts or aircraft, too.<p>That’s the …

What Uber’s fatal accident could mean for the autonomous-car industry - MIT Technology Review

The autonomous-car industry faces closer scrutiny and criticism after a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday …

UK government to study cryptocurrency risks in more detail

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government and regulators will look in detail at the potential risks from cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, British junior finance minister John Glen said on Monday.<p>Glen said there had been an "explosion of growth" in crypto assets like bitcoin, which might pose risks even …

California regulator proposes regulating Uber like tour buses, limos

Mastercard will support cryptocurrencies, if they're backed by governments

It seems Mastercard is gradually softening its stance on cryptocurrency, after CEO Ajay Banga downplayed non-government mandated digital currencies as “junk” back in October last year.<p>In a conversation with Financial Times, Ari Sarkar, Mastercard co-president for the Asia-Pacific region, said the …

Blockchain

Amazon pulls back the curtain on SageMaker AI service

Amazon peeled back the curtain on its SageMaker AI service today, unveiling how its customers are able to train machine learning models at massive scale while keeping costs down. The company uses novel techniques to keep the needed amount of computing power locked down while providing similar …

Machine Learning

GE Digital and HVR Come Together for Smart Manufacturing

The tie-up allows GE Digital’s MES solution users to more efficiently leverage real-time data in the cloud to make faster and smarter business …

Data Management

How to Secure Your Data, Network and Employees Remotely

Allowing employees to work remotely is a common occurrence today, but there are issues around real-time data needs.<p>Business demands are rapid and …

Mobile Devices

AT&T Opens Doors to Its New IoT Marketplace

The wireless carrier designed the marketplace to make the benefits of IoT accessible to everyone, and to get their clients thinking about …

Wireless

SAP Links Supply Chain with its Logistics Network Plans

SAP’s new Logistics Business Network, announced at MWC 2018, will enable companies to manage a digital supply chain in real-time.<p>SAP at the Mobile …

Data Warehousing

It May Soon Be Everywhere, But AI Needs Audit Trails

Artificial intelligence (AI) may soon be ubiquitous in next-gen tech for real-time, replacing “human intel” for mundane tasks — but it needs …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Daylight Savings Time is Just a Real-time Risk for Tech

This weekend marks the Daylight Savings Time “holiday” of a grumpier Sunday with less sleep. But this isn’t just old school; it’s risky with today’s …

Daylight Savings Time