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Fitbit will use Google Cloud to make its data available to doctors

Fitbit this morning announced plans to utilize Google’s new Cloud Healthcare API, in order to continue its push into the world of serious healthcare devices. It’s a bit of a no-brainer as far as partnerships go.<p>Google announced Cloud for Healthcare, taking a major step into the world of health, …

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

We’re all Equif*cked

Every company is a tech company, and that’s a big problem. Or rather, either every company is a tech company but most suck at it, or most aren’t tech companies but should be. Either way, we’re gonna have a bad time. Stock photo companies oughta be making more images of hackers because that cat …

Guardiola: Premier League Clubs Must Conquer Champions League to be World's Best

Ever since his arrival on English shores just over a year ago, Pep Guardiola has maintained his belief that the Premier League is not the most …

It Takes Just 11 Minutes of Mindfulness to Cut Back on Your Drinking

New research bodes well for heavy drinkers who want to make a change.<p>Research shows that drinking alcohol can accelerate cognitive decline, scar your …

Mindfulness

Google Reveals Automatic Machine Learning: A.I. Can Create Itself

This month Google revealed a major new approach to A.I. development that seems to call out to the most sensational and apocalyptic predictions in all …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Jeff Bezos just perfectly summed up what you need to know about artificial intelligence

It's hard to put into words what AI is — many of the terms people use are very technical — but Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just summed up everything most people need to know about artificial intelligence in his latest shareholder letter.<p>Bezos wrote:<p>"Over the past decades computers have broadly automated …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Stephen Hawking reminds us technology will kill us all and it's all our fault

We are well into 2017 and the situation hasn't got any better, so here comes the routine alert from world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen …

Singularity

Our Computers Are Learning How to Code Themselves

On the Hunt for Code<p>Those of you who followed the first season of HBO’s “Westworld” know that one of the things that made an artificially intelligent …

Sophisticated artificial intelligence will make ‘house cats’ of humans, claims the entrepreneur, but his grand vision for mind-controlled tech may be a long way off<p>Humans must become cyborgs if they are to stay relevant in a future dominated by artificial intelligence. That was the warning from …

Singularity

Salesforce adds some artificial intelligence to customer service products

Last Fall when Salesforce introduced Einstein, its artificial intelligence initiative, it debuted with some intelligence built into the core CRM tool, but with a promise that it would expand into other products over time. Today it announced it was adding Einstein AI to its Service Cloud customer …

Google Test Of AI's Killer Instinct Shows We Should Be Very Careful

If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don’t kill us first, there’s always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It’s been a …

Why Humans Prefer to Be the Center of the Universe

<b>Imagine nothing.</b> Go ahead. What do you see? I picture dark empty space devoid of galaxies, stars and planets. But not only would there be no matter, …

Why the next great SaaS company will look nothing like Salesforce

For years, a truism in software investing was that the value of application software lies in data, not in technology. Companies like Salesforce, Workday, and ServiceNow are valuable because they are the “system of record” (SoR), or single source of truth, for their customers’ most valuable …

The method in Salesforce’s M&A madness

Salesforce has been on a shopping spree this year, spending in the neighborhood of $5-6 billion on 10 companies. That’s why it was interesting to hear company president, vice chairman and COO, Keith Block talk about what they look for in an acquisition target at a press conference at Dreamforce …

Salesforce LiveMessage will let service reps talk with customers on Messenger, Line, SMS, WeChat

During his opening Dreamforce keynote, Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff introduced a bevy of products and updates, many of which have since been explored in detail. However, there was one which he quickly skimmed over called LiveMessage, an application that consolidates communication across …

To beef up in marketing, Salesforce will buy Krux for $340M in cash, up to $750M overall

Salesforce is making yet another acquisition, once again to build out its footprint in marketing and adtech. The company has just confirmed that it is buying Krux, a company that tracks traffic (“data signatures”) across multiple devices — e.g. desktop, mobile, tablet, set-top — and channels — …

How deep learning allowed computers to see

Claire Bretton Contributor<p>Claire Bretton is one of the co-founders of daco.io, a startup that is developing a unique tool to track competition thanks to deep learning. Earlier, she was a manager in a top strategy consulting firm based in Paris. She holds a master’s degree from ESCP Europe.<p>One of …

Why Salesforce might be interested in Twitter

Rumors were flying all day yesterday that Twitter is up for sale, and Salesforce.com could be a chief suitor. At this point, with so many possible bidders being reported, it’s hard to know what’s going to happen (if anything). But the big question for many is why Salesforce would even be interested …

Salesforce

Best (And Worst) Store-Bought Breads To Eat

Bread has gotten a bad reputation because of various diet fads: no-carb, gluten-free, paleo, etc. It’s been vilified as the cause for everything from …

Nutrition

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ISPs

Stop Roasting Your Veg in a Screaming-Hot Oven

Everyone says 450° is the only temp you should use to roast your veggies. Everyone is wrong.<p>When we talk about the Vegetable Revolution—you know, that whole thing where restaurants are cooking veg we actually want to eat—we place much emphasis on treating our veggie friends like meat. Sear them in …

Cooking

Getting ripped with BowFlex’s ‘smart dumbbells’

Let’s just push past the whole inherent irony of naming a product category “smart dumbbells,” shall we? This is 2016, we’re living in the future. And really, if something isn’t connected to a smartphone, does it really exist? No. Of course it doesn’t.<p>BowFlex has been showing off it ST560 Smart …