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5 Ways AIOps Will Influence Enterprise IT Operations

AIOps is gearing up to become the next big thing in IT management. It’s the convergence of AI and traditional IT operations. Like all other domains, AI is going to have a significant impact on system operations and administration. When the power of AI is applied to operations, it will redefine the …

Machine Learning

Meet the new fastest supercomputer in the world

It's more powerful than a million high-end laptops.<p>Later this month, when a ranking of supercomputers called the TOP500 comes out, the highest spot is expected to go to an American machine called Summit.<p>If you wanted to put Summit on your desk, you’d need a workstation that’s about the size of two …

Artificial Intelligence (AI) In China: The Amazing Ways Tencent Is Driving It's Adoption

<b>Tencent Holdings</b><p>Tencent is a Chinese tech company founded in 1998 and based in Shenzhen that hosts 55% of China’s mobile internet usage on its platforms. Its mission is to “become the most respected internet enterprise.” The company is China’s biggest social network company with 1 billion users on …

I Tried to Get an AI to Write This Story

What a time for artificial intelligence! Google announced a new AI-powered set of products and services at its I/O conference for developers, …

NVIDIA Unveils Next Generation Cloud Server Platform To Power AI And HPC Workloads

At the GTC Taiwan event, NVIDIA has announced HGX-2, the platform designed to run both AI and High-Performance Computing (HPC) workloads.<p>NVIDIA HGX-2 is positioned as a cloud server platform powered by NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs and NVSwitch, which deliver tremendous computing power with the highest …

Starbucks: Using Big Data, Analytics And Artificial Intelligence To Boost Performance

Not only does Starbucks go through mounds of coffee beans to satiate its raving fans, but they also have mounds of data that they leverage in many ways to improve the customer experience and their business. With 90 million transactions a week in 25,000 stores worldwide the coffee giant is in many …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective Of Big Data's Growth

• Worldwide Big Data market revenues for software and services are projected to increase from $42B in 2018 to $103B in 2027, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.48% according to Wikibon.<br>• Forrester predicts the global Big Data software market will be worth $31B this year, growing 14% …

Big Data

IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is currently having lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. And Rometty talked with Le Monde and announced some new investments in France as part of the Tech for Good Summit organized by Macron.<p>The company plans to hire 1,800 new people in France over the next …

This MIT grad just got millions to build an entire fashion brand that's inspired by algorithms

When Jessie Zeng set out to open an online fashion house, it made sense that she would do so by way of Instagram: The MIT graduate describes herself as a "social media obsessive" who spends hours pouring over the fashion stylings of the site's A-lister accounts.<p>Zeng's company, Choosy , draws its …

Social Media

This Global Company Is Using AI And E-Learning To Scale

Companies everywhere are facing the challenge of doing their work faster and cheaper, but those who operate globally face additional barriers that make it difficult to drive metrics. Some companies are turning to AI, or artificial intelligence, to handle some of the predictable and repeatable …

Is NVIDIA Unstoppable In AI?

In NVIDIA’s Q1 2019 quarter, the company once again exceeded expectations, reporting a 66% growth in total revenue, including 71% growth in its red-hot datacenter business (reaching $701M for the quarter). For NVIDIA, the “Datacenter” segment includes High-Performance Computing (HPC), …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

How Modern Infrastructure And Machine Intelligence Will Disrupt The Industry

Modern infrastructure and machine intelligence are two trends that will have an impact on every entity of the industry including platform companies, independent software vendors, global system integrators and emerging startups.<p>The convergence of modern infrastructure and machine intelligence will …

Artificial Intelligence

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

13 ways AI will change your business in 2018

Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It has proven itself as a valuable and effective way to perform routine tasks in a variety of industries. While AI may not have poked its head around the corner of your office door yet, it doesn’t mean that it is not on the horizon as a tool to help unload …

A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

Blockchain

Seven event-planning apps to bring people together

Organize your party with ease.<p>The rise of internet-connected smartphones has made it easier than ever before to spend time with friends and family. But what about spending time with them at parties or reunions in the real-world? Well, your phone can help with that too. You can lean on apps to …

Apps

The Rise And Rise Of IBM, Technology Hype And Fascination With Artificial Intelligence (AI)

A number of this week’s milestones in the history of technology link the rise of IBM, the introduction of the ENIAC, and the renewed fascination with so-called artificial intelligence.<p>On <b>February 14, 1924</b>, the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) changed its name to International Business …

How This One Woman Is Powerfully Shaping The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

As developments, standards and controversy around Artificial Intelligence (AI) explodes, compelling new groups are emerging that will drive expansion and implementation of AI at a new pace and depth. However, one such exclusive, burgeoning collective entitled #AIShowbiz Executive Roundtable is …

Apple Watch, Even The First One, May Be Able To Detect Signs Of Diabetes

How’s this for ingenuity? It’s not just the very latest and priciest wearable gadgets that can offer cutting-edge health tracking.<p>Researchers at digital health startup Cardiogram and UCSF (University of California San Francisco) have found that DeepHeart, a deep neural network, is managing to …

Shining Up a Rusty Industry with Artificial Intelligence

One of the primary activities that companies pursue with analytics and data is to plan and optimize operations; this has been a long-term focus of the “operations research” approach to analytics. It has always been done on a relatively small scale, however, using individual models with only a few …

Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning And IOE Will Make You Money in 2018

Everyone loves annual assessments. Mine for 2018 are simple: AI is making real progress, IOE is spreading, blockchain is real, lots of digital content is fake, and big, rich companies will eventually be regulated. We also like to talk to machines – especially when everything’s connected. The …

What Is The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Last year, thanks to stratospheric rises in value, lots of people became aware of the existence of Bitcoin, as well as another often-cited up-and-coming cryptocurrency, Ethereum.<p>For perspective – that means Bitcoin is currently held at around the same value as Unilever, whereas Ethereum has around …

Cryptocurrency

According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.<p>As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of …

Singularity

The best time to launch your startup is now

The world GDP has been declining since 2010, when it was at one of its highest peaks ever. Although the present situation looks positive and hopeful, it’s going to take quite some time to catch up to the previous rate.<p>If you look at the giant companies of today like Twitter, Facebook, Skype, and …

Kodak’s Dubious Cryptocurrency Gamble

An eon or two ago, Eastman Kodak was a bleeding-edge technology company. It hired the smartest engineers and put them to work racking up patents, pioneering new chemical processes and building a globe-spanning camera and film business that, at its peak, employed 145,000 people.<p>But the digital photo …

Cryptocurrency

Here's why current smart home device owners are appealing to tech companies

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here .</i><p>Not that long ago, many home-appliance and consumer-electronics makers were gearing up for what they thought would …

Consumer Tech

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Machine Learning

The 5 Insurtech Battles

<b>We are happy that the DIA Team has published Mehrdad’s</b> <b>aggregated view on the Insurtech venture game! — ‘The Five Insurtech Battles’.</b><p>“Those who want …

Trends

Venture Scanner Insurance Technology Startup Highlights — Q4 2017

Venture Scanner recently published a summary report via Medium on the Insurance Technology (insurtech) startup sector for Q4, 2017.<p><b>Sector Summary by</b> …

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