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15 Ways To Play The Growing Multi-Billion Artificial Intelligence Market

Reports estimate the A.I. market to become a multi-billion market thanks to average annual growth rates of over 30%.<p>There are different ways to play …

The Hidden Metric That Allows Amazon to Dominate Online Retail

It's been well publicized how much <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) dominates online retail traffic. About half of all online product searches in the United …

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Google’s latest AI experiments let you talk to books and test word association skills

Google’s work in natural language understanding is getting better all the time<p>Google today announced a pair of new artificial intelligence experiments from its research division that let web users dabble in semantics and natural language processing. For Google, a company that’s primary product is a …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Books to Read if ‘A Brief History of Time’ Was Too Brief for You

Inspired by the late Stephen Hawking’s beloved best-seller, the hosts of the ‘BookLab’ podcast offer more mind-bending musings on space and …

Physics

What Apple is getting by poaching Google’s top AI executive

Apple has poached Google’s head of artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, in its effort to keep up with the deluge of AI products being launched by competitors like Google and Amazon. Giannandrea, a 53-year-old Scot, will lead all of AI for the company and report directly to CEO Tim …

Will Mark Zuckerberg ‘Like’ This Column?

WASHINGTON — The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president was always sort of scary.<p>But now it’s really scary, given what we’ve discovered about the power of his little invention to warp democracy.<p>All these years, the 33-year-old founder of Facebook has been dismissive of the idea that social …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk Predicts The Cause Of World War III (And It's Not Donald Trump)

Tesla CEO issues a dire warning.<p>Elon Musk has a prediction about the cause of World War III, and it’s not President Donald Trump and may not even involve humans at all.<p>The head of Tesla and SpaceX on Monday shared a link on Twitter to a report about Russian President Vladimir Putin discussing …

Elon Musk

“We do not have long to act”: Elon Musk and others warn the UN about autonomous weapons

The prospect of tanks, machine guns, and drones that think for themselves becoming widespread is giving tech luminaries the heebie-jeebies.<p>In an open letter today (Aug. 21), a group of specialists from 26 nations called for the United Nations to ban the development and use of autonomous weapons. …

Artificial Intelligence

I Built an Artificial-Intelligence System for Investing -- and It Showed How Smart Warren Buffett Is

One Fool's AI system for investing turned out to be a Buffett-bot.<p>I was curious.<p>The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating to …

Amazon moves to go up against Ticketmaster and sell concert, sports tickets: report

Ticketmaster’s lock on tickets for many huge concerts and sports games may be in jeopardy, as Amazon looks to muscle in on the lucrative ticketing …

Enterprise Tech

I missed something important about Amazon's newest Alexa-powered touchscreen smart speaker

(The Amazon Echo Show is a smart speaker with a screen, so you can do neat things like see the lyrics while a song is playing.Matt …

8 Relationship Habits to Form Right Now

Instead of focusing on bad habits you need to break in your relationship, give things a positive spin. Developing good habits with your partner is something you can work on together, and practicing these eight things will make you stronger than ever.<p>1. Tell each other about your days.<p>Each day, make …

The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence

BEIJING — What worries you about the coming world of artificial intelligence?<p>Too often the answer to this question resembles the plot of a sci-fi thriller. People worry that developments in A.I. will bring about the “singularity” — that point in history when A.I. surpasses human intelligence, …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon adds Hyper-V file support to its storage gateway

As Azure Stack's launch approaches, AWS bolsters its hybrid storage storyAmazon Web Services dominates the public cloud, but its hybrid cloud story …

Cloud Computing

Amazon sues former AWS VP over non-compete deal; Smartsheet calls claim against its new product chief an ‘enormous overreach’

Amazon.com is alleging that one of its former high-ranking executives violated a non-compete agreement when he accepted a job at Bellevue-based …

Elon Musk says robots will beat humans at everything by 2030

The performance of humans’ puny brains will be outmatched by computers within just 13 years, billionaire Elon Musk has claimed.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX …

Why Amazon is eating the world

Zack Kanter Contributor<p>Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi.<p>I co-founded a software startup in December. Each month, I send out an update to our investors to keep them updated on our progress. But the past month was a bit different — our industry (retail) is going through a transformation.<p>Instead …

eCommerce

Amazon went public 20 years ago today — here's how much its earliest investors have earned

The company's stock has seen a stunning 36% compounded annual gain since then.<p>Amazon closed at $961.35 on Friday, giving the company a market value of about $466.2 billion. That's 490 times its split-adjusted stock price close at $1.96 on day one.<p>Amazon has earned fortunes for its most disciplined …

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Stock Markets

It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon

<b>(Getty/Everlite/Leon Neal/Photo Montage by Salon)</b><p>Stephen Hawking is one of many scientists who see the possible near-term demise of our species. Spend that 401k!<p>Phil Torres<p>April 30, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>While apocalyptic beliefs about the end of the world have, historically, been the subject of …

Climate Change

Why investors are so keen on Amazon

AMAZON is now the world’s fifth most valuable listed company. Yet investors and the company operate on an almost unfathomable premise: Amazon is just …

Amazon cloud chief jabs Oracle: 'Customers are sick of it'

Amazon and Oracle don't much like each other.<p>On Wednesday, two months after Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd called Amazon's cloud infrastructure "old" and …

Customers

ENT307 VMware and AWS Together - VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware CloudTM on AWS brings VMware’s enterprise class Software-Defined Data Center software to Amazon’s public cloud, delivered as an on-demand, elastically scalable, cloud-based VMware sold, operated and supported service for any application and optimized for next-generation, elastic, bare metal …

Here's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS Summit

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels took the stage at the company’s AWS Summit Wednesday to announce a smorgasbord of new features for Amazon Web Services.The functionality included new billing for software-as-a-service applications, a new continuous integration tool, and enhancements to the company’s …

Cloud Computing

You can now buy the brains behind Amazon’s Alexa

The deep neural networks that power Amazon’s popular voice assistant are up for sale.<p>Developers will now be able to build their own virtual personal assistants for platforms like Facebook Messenger and Slack with a tool called Amazon Lex, the company announced at its Amazon Web Services Summit …

Machine Learning

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

AI and the rising expectations for enterprise software

From the dawn of the information age, computers have helped us accelerate our understanding of business performance and opportunities for improvements. We rely on them to tackle the routine, yet often complex, calculations underlying our most important metrics: revenue, growth, costs, and …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Effectively Implement a Multicloud Application Integration Strategy

A mass migration to cloud has been triggered because ofThe post How to Effectively Implement a Multicloud Application Integration Strategy appeared …

Project Management