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IBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer Treatments

To develop a specific treatment for each person’s cancer, doctors would need to learn their tumor’s genetic code. It’s a task too difficult for humans to do for every cancer patient. But it might not be too difficult for a problem-solving supercomputer.<p>IBM’s advanced artificial intelligence program …

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Turkey accuses Twitter of defamation

Turkey's government has accused Twitter of allowing defamation a day after social media users evaded a government attempt to block access to the network.<p>The government said that Twitter had refused to remove offensive content despite Turkish court orders.<p>A statement from the Turkish government's …

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Google's lightweight image format makes YouTube pages load 10 percent faster

We all want the internet to be faster, right? Well, Google is hoping to make that happen one YouTube thumbnail at a time. Its leaner WebP image format has been used on the Play store for some time now, and Mountain View's latest venue for the faster-loading files its video service. The outfit says …

Publicly Traded Chinese PC Online Game Operators Take on Mobile Gaming

Several publicly traded Chinese PC online game companies have broken from their stance of focusing only on PC online games by recognizing the trend for the future is the mobile platform. These companies are now scrambling to reinvent themselves in order to catch the boat before newer mobile-only …

Artificial Intelligence startup Vicarious grabs $40M from Zuckerberg, Musk, Kutcher, & others

Vicarious, a company that produces artificial-intelligence technology, has closed a fresh $40 million round of funding today that includes a handful of notable investors like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla founder Elon Musk, and actor/investor Ashton Kutcher.<p>Vicarious’ tech focuses on …

Irony not dead: Comcast claims it is Net Neutrality's best friend

Since Netflix CEO Reid Hastings published a statement on Net Neutrality and Comcast (whom Netflix has had to bribe in order to secure normal service …

White House testing LG and Samsung smartphones, considering BlackBerry replacement (update)

It's been a rough few years for BlackBerry, but America's highest office remains a dedicated customer -- for at least a few more months. According to a Defense Department spokesman quoted in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the White House is currently testing smartphone replacements from other …