IBM Watson

Small Businesses That Haven't Invested in AI Probably Haven't Done Enough Research

Only 21 percent of small businesses have implemented artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions, according to a report from Bluewolf (an IBM company). The AI Investment Gap Survey polled 177 decision makers around the globe to determine whether they had adopted AI and machine learning (ML) yet, …

Small Business

Red alert! Voice commands make this Star Trek game even more fun

Thanks to IBM Watson, the Star Trek computer in this game can now recognize your voice.<p>On the right armrest of my captain's chair, on the bridge of the USS Aegis, a button glows tantalizingly red. One press, and my crew will go to battle stations, raising shields and arming photon torpedoes.<p>But …

Star Trek

Artificial Intelligence Is The Real Thing For Pharma And Medtech

Artificial intelligence might seem more the preserve of computer nerds and tech giants than pharma companies. But according to Boehringer Ingelheim's …

Pharma

Hands-on: IBM Watson Brings Voice Commands to ‘Star Trek: Bridge Crew’

IBM Watson, the artificial intelligence platform designed to understand natural language, today launched support for <i>Star Trek: Bridge Crew (2017)</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Star Trek virtual reality game boldly goes with IBM Watson

<b>Players of the virtual reality game Star Trek Bridge Crew will be able to control the Starship Enterprise using voice commands, following a collaboration with IBM's supercomputer.</b><p>IBM Watson works with a program called Conversation to interpret the commands.<p>The game was released last month, but the …

Star Trek

Star Trek: Bridge Crew's New IBM Watson Support Lets You Command Crewmates With Your Voice

Star Trek: Bridge Crew aims to let you live out a fantasy of captaining the USS Enterprise, and today that dream just got a bit closer to reality. Ubisoft has announced that the game now has experimental support for the IBM Watson question-answering system. In essence, this means that you're able …

Star Trek

Lingmo, A Clever Earpiece That Uses IBM Watson Technology to Translate Voice and Text In Real Time

In 2013, Danny May, a former plumber in Sydney, Australia created the Lingmo Translate One2One, a very clever earpiece that uses IBM Watson …

Yes, for AI, it really is all about the data

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Big Data

IBM Announces Blockchain Truck-Tracking Solution with Colombian Partner

IBM has struck yet another notable deal in Latin America.<p>Announced today, a partnership between IBM and AOS, a Colombian provider of logistics …

Bitcoin

How technology-enabled ‘selves-improvement’ will drive the future of personal productivity

Scheduling a meeting with a colleague? Siri can do that. Booking a business trip from New York to San Francisco? Google’s mobile app delivers. Seeking traffic updates for your morning commute? Alexa and Cortana are acoustically at your service.<p>Digital assistants and bots undeniably enhance our work …

Programming

Bright Pattern Announces AI Applications for Contact Centers, Enabled by IBM Watson

<b>Bright Pattern, leading provider of multichannel cloud contact center software, announces a new level of customer service automation using artificial intelligence enabled by IBM Watson cognitive technology</b><p>SAN BRUNO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 20, 2017–<p>Bright Pattern continues to lead contact …

Customer Service

13 reasons to ditch AWS in favor of another cloud provider

At the recent IoT Asia trade event in Singapore, attendees were questioned how far they would go to create a live “internet-ready human being”. Could …

Amazon Web Services

Data Science Tool Market Share Leading Indicator: Scholarly Articles

(This article was first published on <b> R – r4stats.com</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)Below is the latest update to The Popularity of Data …

Data Science

Exploring Fashion Tech Milestones Beyond The Usual Marketing Ploys

Digital and retail are where fashion tech started to get the industry’s attention. This was when it finally became apparent that e-commerce was an …

Innovation

Millennials: Studies Say Your Work Future Is Not Looking Too Bright

Gallup says nearly 4 in 10 millennials are at high risk of having their job replaced by automation.<p>Millennials now make up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, outnumbering employees from the Generation X and baby boomer generations. And with the Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution …

Intelligence

Commentary: The superpowers big data and analytics are quietly giving banks

SINGAPORE: If you could be a superhero, which of the following superpowers would you pick: Flying or invisibility? This, I heard recently, is an …

Big Data

IBM: What Would Watson Do?

The business of business machines.<p>The value of leadership.<p>The saga of IBM's strategic imperatives.<p>What's next for IBM?<p>I'm long IBM and here's my …

Women in Tech

How AI Technology Adoption In Healthcare Is Changing The Industry | International Business Times

While many fields including business, production, automotive technology among others have started using artificial intelligence (AI) in different …

Digital Health

Stale Words and Hackneyed Ideas That Make Edtech Investors Cringe

If you go to startup pitch events, you’ve seen it happen:An entrepreneur says something—something so naïve, egregious and hackneyed—that it makes the …

United States

Watch the US government sink the giant ship 'Kraken'

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U.S. Government

IBM VP Talks Fighting Cancer, Parking Tickets With Watson

IBM VP Talks Fighting Cancer, Parking Tickets With Watson<p>In this episode of Fast Forward, Mark Simpson, VP of Offering Management and Strategy for …

Intelligence

IBM Watson Got Basketball a Little Wrong in This NBA Finals TV Spot

In its latest commercial, IBM really wants you to know that it’s doing sports analysis, even if Watson can’t yet tell the difference between a …

Basketball

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

An Australian startup revealed its flagship product, an earpiece that can interpret 8 different languages in real-time, at a United Nations event in Switzerland on Friday.<p>Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's …

Technology

New IBM Garages mean more iOS apps for enterprise

IBM is expanding its efforts to be the go-to company for mobile enterprise software by opening up new Garages that will serve as hubs for the quick design and deployment of MobileFirst apps.<p>Apple and IBM created the MobileFirst partnership three years ago as a way to push iPhone and iPads into the …

iOS

Why design and human-centred design thinking is so important to IBM

Design thinking began in the realm of design, academia and startups. But it’s increasingly gaining favour in the corporate world as a tool and …

Design Thinking

Industry Insights: AI and the Future of E-Commerce

Industry Insights: AI and the Future of E-Commerce<p>We sit down with IBM Watson Commerce exec Kris Hamrick to discuss the future of artificial …

Cognitive Computing

Microsoft Starts Preview of OneDrive File On-Demand Storage Feature

DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft previews space-saving OneDrive feature on Windows 10; How Box plans to disrupt the era of conventional storage; IBM to link …

Microsoft

International Regtech Association Launch and IBM Watson announce Regtech Apps

Regtech has for long been an underdog subcluster of Fintech. Over the last year or so, the trend has been changing, and more stakeholders in the …

FinTech

Self-driving vehicles: Amid power struggle between feds and states, House Republicans call for less regulation

Local Motors CEO and co-founder John B. Rogers, Jr. introduces Olli, on June 16, 2016 in Fort Washington, Maryland. Olli is the first self-driving …

Government Technology

The code of ethics for AI and chatbots that every brand should follow - Watson

June 15, 2017 | Written by: Trips Reddy<p>Share this post:<p><b>Key Points:</b><br>– Businesses often overlook important issues related to morals and ethics of …