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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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Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter

Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter

Microsoft has mostly left the Surface Pro line untouched since late 2015, but the company is finally giving it a long overdue refresh today. Announced at an event in Shanghai earlier, the new machine — now simply dubbed Surface Pro — packs Intel’s 7th-gen Core processors ( Kaby Lake ; m3, i5 and i7 flavors), an enhanced PixelSense display, optional …

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Huawei’s first laptop is a MacBook clone in looks alone

Huawei’s first laptop is a MacBook clone in looks alone

Hot on the heels of Microsoft announcing the Surface Laptop , Huawei’s ready to unveil its first real Windows 10 notebook. It’s called the MateBook X, and it might remind you of Apple’s 12-inch MacBook . In fact, the resemblance is so striking that I could barely tell the two apart without looking at their logos. Although it looks very …

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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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Pinterest launches that ‘Shazam for food’ feature from HBO’s Silicon Valley

Pinterest launches that ‘Shazam for food’ feature from HBO’s Silicon Valley

In a peculiar case of life imitating art imitating life, Pinterest has announced a new recipe-finding feature that makes use of computer vision to tell you about a dish when you point your smartphone camera at it. The company is billing the feature as a way to perform real-time “dish recognition,” which allows Pinterest to then recommend users new recipes …

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Microsoft’s P language is aimed at where cloud, AI, and IoT meet

Microsoft's P language is aimed at where cloud, AI, and IoT meet

Credit: star5112 Microsoft is positioning its P language as a solution for asynchrony in a world where this capability is becoming increasingly vital for the cloud, artificial intelligence, and embedded systems. Geared to asynchronous event-driven programming, the open source P unifies modeling and programming into a single activity. “Today’s software uses cloud resources, is often embedded in devices in the …

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Microsoft Has a Plan to Add DNA Data Storage to Its Cloud

Microsoft Has a Plan to Add DNA Data Storage to Its Cloud

Based on early research involving the storage of movies and documents in DNA, Microsoft is developing an apparatus that uses biology to replace tape drives, researchers at the company say. Computer architects at Microsoft Research say the company has formalized a goal of having an operational storage system based on DNA working inside a data center toward the end of …

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How the Cloud and Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your Life

How the Cloud and Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your Life

At Microsoft’s Build conference in Seattle last week — its annual seminar/dog-and-pony-show for software developers, similar to Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference — one thing became abundantly clear: the Apple vs. Microsoft war is over. Microsoft won. Well, so did Apple . Now that you mention it, Google won, too. Okay, it’s complicated. The reason it’s so complicated is because the …

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The Morning After: Monday, May 22nd 2017

The Morning After: Monday, May 22nd 2017

Hey, good morning! Over the weekend, you might have missed the (legal) consequences of emoji, Microsoft’s holographic display that could squeeze inside your glasses, and how drones and AI are battling poachers. A smiley isn’t just a smile for everyone. Israeli court says emoji can signal your intent Emoji are always open to interpretation, and when the person reading them …

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Artificial Intelligence and Disruptive Technologies Can Provide Much Impetus To India’s Smart City Programs

Artificial Intelligence and Disruptive Technologies Can Provide Much Impetus To India’s Smart City Programs

In the modern world, we cannot cross a street, sit on a metro, train, bus or even eat at our popular eateries or restaurants without seeing hordes of people around whose eyes will be glued to their smart phones and tablets. Photo Credit : Shutterstock, Artificial Intelligence and Disruptive Technologies Can Provide Much Impetus To India’s Smart City Programs Technologies …

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