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Introducing the AWS Connected Vehicle Solution

The AWS Solutions team offers the connected vehicle solution, a reference implementation that provides secure vehicle connectivity to the AWS Cloud, …

Cloud Computing

Here’s the first sign that Microsoft is building an A.I. empire

Forget everything you know about Microsoft’s Tay chatbot. It was a disaster, it didn’t work, the researchers behind it have likely all been fired or reassigned. In truth, it was a test of the Microsoft natural language processing algorithms, and it didn’t pass the test.<p>Plus, Tay was never intended …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Has Much To Say About Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft wants the world to know it’s not falling behind in the race for artificial intelligence.<p>The technology giant—like Google (goog), Facebook …

Bots are better without conversation

It has been four months since we launched the Kik Bot Shop and Facebook opened its bot platform for Messenger. It’s been about the same amount of time since the hype around bots was at its peak, with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella predicting that bots would be as big as apps. Since then, the hype has …

CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses should be paying attention to the chatbot revolution

<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>Advancements in artificial intelligence, coupled with the proliferation of messaging apps, are fueling the …

Chatbots

Next big thing after containers? Amazon CTO talks up serverless computing

'Perhaps we no longer have to think about them'<b>AWS Summit London</b> Amazon CTO Dr Werner Vogels talked up the value of serverless computing at the AWS …

Cloud Computing

AT&T to launch pilot of Cat-M1 technologies later this year to pursue IoT

AT&T said it will launch a pilot of Cat-M1 network technologies later this year as it looks to help businesses cut costs and boost device performance …

Sorry, but chatbots are not the new apps

If you even remotely follow tech news, it is very likely that you have read outlandish claims like “chatbots are the new apps.” But the fact is, there are way too many misconceptions around conversational products.<p>Facebook Messenger already has over 11,000 bots. Let’s add Kik, Telegram, Line, and …

Machine Learning with TensorFlow

Microsoft's Project Malmo AI platform goes open source

The system, now available to all, uses Minecraft to test artificial intelligence protocols.<p>Microsoft has released artificial intelligence system …

Here's how startups are outsmarting Siri and Alexa

Small companies are finding ways to compete in AI, even without big data<p>Nearly every big tech company now offers a digital assistant powered by artificial intelligence. Apple has Siri, Facebook has M, Microsoft has Cortana, Amazon has Alexa, and Google has, well, Google. The success of these …

Prince Online Museum revisits the musician's web history

The late, great Prince may have declared that the internet was over, but he was its biggest fan in some ways. His websites were frequently grand projects that pushed the limits of both web design and digital music. And now, it's easy to see this effort first-hand. Former Prince webmaster Sam …

An Advocate of Deep Learning

Andrew Ng, chief scientist of Baidu Research, sees artificial intelligence as part of a larger socially valuable endeavor. Ng says that policymakers, …

Fraudulent claims made by IBM about Watson and AI

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Artificial Intelligence

How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company | Backchannel

<b>Carson Holgate</b> is training to become a ninja.<p>Not in the martial arts — she’s already done that. Holgate, 26, holds a second degree black belt in Tae …

How AT&T is Leveraging Machine Learning and Cloud-Based Services for Business

Making use of machine learning technology as a business sounds cutting edge, but as a business it's not easy to navigate and know what to look for in a nascent industry. When Mazin Gilbert, assistant vice president of Intelligent Services Research at AT&T Labs was first interviewed by TechEmergence …

30 CEOs Reveal Their Daily Habits for Success

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Cortana comes to Xbox One, but Microsoft needs a bigger Trojan horse for the home

She's in your Xbox, but she wants to be in your bedroom — and kitchen, and every other room in your house, too.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>As widely reported on Monday, …

Why Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos doesn't like meetings with tight agendas

To help Amazon chase big ideas, he makes sure that meetings he goes to aren't overly constrained. He doesn't like regimented discussion topics.<p>"I like to wander — I like going down blind alleys," he said on stage at Vox Media's Code Conference. "I make sure all of my meetings don't have tight …

Jeff Bezos

Marilyn Monroe's 90th celebrated in photo show

<b>Marilyn Monroe is being celebrated in a pop-up photo exhibition marking what would have been her 90th birthday.</b><p>The show covers 16 years of the star's life and features both well-known and rarely seen images.<p>Monroe, born Norma Jean Mortenson on 1 June 1926, became one of history's most enduring …

Andy Warhol

7 Daily Habits That Will Increase Your Mental Strength

If you’re feeling worn down, beat up or stressed out by the rigors of life, you’re not alone. Life is hard, and reaching your full potential amid …

Happy Workplaces Can Also Be Candid Workplaces

Recently the Communications Workers of America – the union that represents T-Mobile employees — contested a T-Mobile Employee Handbook clause on maintaining a positive work environment. The clause reads as follows: “[e]mployees are expected to maintain a positive work environment by communicating …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow permission-granting model is under attack

Malware researchers are warning Android’s latest permission-granting model in version 6.0 Marshmallow is now been targeted by Mobile malware …

Skydiver dies in parachuting accident

A 28-year-old man died after his parachute collapsed while skydiving at Harvey Field in Snohomish.<p>According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, …

Where Predictive Analytics Is Having the Biggest Impact

vincent tsui FOR HBR<p>The big data revolution is upon us. Firms are scrambling to hire a new brand of analysts dubbed “data scientists,” and universities have responded to this demand by introducing data science courses into degrees ranging from computer science to business. Survey-based reports find …

The Last Touchpoint: The Future Of The Web

As Imagined By Google (According To I/O)<p><b>The internet as we know it today is changing. Google’s new emphasize on intelligent, conversational</b> …

How Google’s Daydream mobile VR system will work

The Google Cardboard headset has been interesting. Because it’s so simple and inexpensive, a whole lot of people have tried out virtual reality (VR) with it. But it doesn’t give you much control, so experiences are necessarily limited.<p>With Google Daydream, introduced earlier this week at the annual …

Virtual Reality

Azure Machine Learning automated data pipeline cheat sheet

Cheat sheet for an automated data pipeline for Azure Machine Learning predictions<p>2 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>The <b>Microsoft Azure Machine Learning</b> …