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IBM's Watson Supercomputer May Soon Be The Best Doctor In The World

"Watson, the supercomputer that is now the world Jeopardy champion, basically went to med school after it won Jeopardy," MIT's Andrew McAfee, coauthor of The Second Machine Age, said recently in an interview with Smart Planet. "I'm convinced that <b>if it's not already the world's best diagnostician,</b> …

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What is your identity? Is it your credit history? Your medical records? Your Twitter profile? The reality is that it's every piece of your digital …

Believe the hype: Big data can have a big social impact

Annika Small looks at the diverse and new ways social organisations are increasing their power by tapping into open data<p>Given all the hype around so called big data at the moment, it would be easy to dismiss it as nothing more than the latest technology buzzword. This would be a mistake, given that …

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Elon Musk holds rare town hall to discuss LA tunnel<p>Amazon Prime set to increase its annual membership fee by $10<p>YouTube Music launches revamped …

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Eliminating Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Ghana

April 30, 2014 | Written by: Joe Mensah<p>Share this post:<p>Although as many as 80 percent of Ghanaian women seek prenatal care, HIV testing is often …

IBM - United States

What is your identity? Is it your credit history? Your medical records? Your Twitter profile? The reality is that it's every piece of your digital …

Digital responsibilities: focusing engagement on the issues that matter most - Corporate Citizenship Briefing

<i>Katie Buchanan of Virgin Media discusses how engaging with customers on safety concerns led to a new approach to collaboration and innovation.</i><p>In …

Digital village has bright future

Johannesburg - Tucked inside a township where poverty is rife, there is an innovation that could change lives.<p>Cosmo City, in Joburg, is the first …

Africa

World Economic Forum on Twitter: "The top 10 countries best at using and developing technology #gitr14 http://t.co/BCBzIzBRla http://t.co/38ytJLaQyo"

Replying to @<b>wef</b><p>“@<b>davos</b>: top 10 countries best at using & developing technology #<b>gitr14</b> pic.twitter.com/WwYsLIg247” <- Sweden & Finland labels wrong …

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IBM has a deep and long standing commitment to the communities in which we live and work. The Volunteer Excellence Award annually recognizes a select …

On a Smarter Planet, Every Day Is Earth Day

April 22, 2014 | Written by: Wayne Balta<p>Share this post:<p>Today is Earth Day, when the world recognizes ways to make our planet greener and more …

Reading Companion: Helping to Improve English Language and Literacy Skills Globally

The Reading Companion grant programme helps children and adults around the world gain essential English language and literacy skills using our …

IBM Research: Powering communities with discarded laptop batteries

We estimate the bill of material for the device to be about Rs1000 (about $US16.50) each, when compared to conventional backup solutions such as …

Smarter Cities Challenge 2014: The Team Experience