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Google’s Plan for the Post-Typing World

Google’s Plan for the Post-Typing World

Google wants to make it easier to navigate the world, just by pointing your smartphone at an object. Google makes money by showing people ads after they type in search queries. But who will take the time to type when they can find an answer simply by pointing a smartphone or asking a question to a voice assistant? Google is …

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The World’s Top Energy Companies Look to Blockchain to ‘Fuse the Physical With the Virtual’

The World’s Top Energy Companies Look to Blockchain to ‘Fuse the Physical With the Virtual’

Earlier this month Shell, Statoil, Tepco, Centrica plc and a half-dozen other energy companies joined the Energy Web Foundation (EWF), an alliance devoted to bringing blockchain to the grid. The companies donated $2.5 million to the organization. The Foundation was set up in February this year as a collaboration between The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Australian blockchain developer Grid …

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Nuance and DFKI Jointly Advance Cognitive and Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

Nuance and DFKI Jointly Advance Cognitive and Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

New study one of many projects underway as Nuance opens office at DFKI as part of expanded partnership for automotive, healthcare and enterprise solutions BURLINGTON, Ma. and SAARBRUECKEN, Germany, May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN ) announced it has expanded its partnership with Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI GmbH), the German Research Center …

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Razorthink Named Top 25 APAC Artificial Intelligence Company by CIO Advisor

Razorthink Named Top 25 APAC Artificial Intelligence Company by CIO Advisor

Industry Recognizes Razorthink Again for Innovation in AI Data Science LIVERMORE, CA –(Marketwired – May 23, 2017) – Razorthink Inc. , a pioneer in Artificial Intelligence Data Science for the Enterprise, today announced that CIO Advisor has selected Razorthink as a top 25 Artificial Intelligence Company in APAC . In selecting Razorthink, the CIO Advisor editorial team conducted extensive research …

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The New Age of Analytics: Artificial Intelligence and Data are Not Enough to Power Your Business

The New Age of Analytics: Artificial Intelligence and Data are Not Enough to Power Your Business

In this special guest feature, Rosemary Radich, Head of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics for AccuWeather , discusses the importance of the weather data dimension as an adjunct to traditional data sources in capturing the broader picture impacting behavior and results from machine learning. In her critical role overseeing AccuWeather’s dedicated global weather data science and analytics team, Radich identifies …

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Embrace IoT – do not get lost in the hype

Embrace IoT - do not get lost in the hype

There is a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT). As with any technology that attracts mainstream attention, organisations can feel pressured to jump on board for fear of missing out. The rise of the IoT and the burgeoning volume of data this growing collection of connected devices produces, presents opportunities for greater insight, more control, and less …

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With a tight federal budget, here’s where to focus clean energy research funding

With a tight federal budget, here’s where to focus clean energy research funding

Checking the power output of a photovoltaic concentrator array built by Martin Marietta, Inc., at Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The U.S. Department of Energy spends US$3-$4 billion per year on applied energy research. These programs seek to provide clean and reliable energy and improve our energy security by driving innovation and helping companies bring new clean energy …

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EU security think tank ENISA looks for IoT security, can’t find any

EU security think tank ENISA looks for IoT security, can't find any

European network and infosec agency ENISA has taken a look at Internet of Things security, and doesn’t much like what it sees. So it’s mulling a vendor’s nightmare that the US and UK dared not approach: security regulation – at least the minimal regulation of testing and certification. In a position paper published Monday, the group says there is “no …

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Blockchain technology for development of new mobility ecosystem

Blockchain technology for development of new mobility ecosystem

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has announced that it is exploring blockchain and distributed ledger (BC/DL) technology for use in the development of a new mobility ecosystem that could accelerate development of autonomous driving technology. TRI is collaborating with the MIT Media Lab ( MIT ML) and other industry partners to foster a digital environment where users – both businesses …

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Scifi Eye: Tunnels are inspiration for future worlds

Scifi Eye: Tunnels are inspiration for future worlds

Jon Wallace explores the scifi potential of the tunnel To the 21st century citizen, the tunnel is one of those engineering accomplishments that’s easily taken for granted, or barely noticed at all – unless it is as a source of disgruntlement: the British love to complain about their tunnels, either as frustrated commuters trapped in Dartford and Blackwall traffic, or …

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