Monday, December 6, 2021

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: The ‘agent’ is the new app model

First, we had the PC. Then we had the browser. Next, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thinks it will be the 'agent,' the sort of virtual assistant like his company's Cortana that controls the apps on...

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Predicts Cortana To Replace Browser

Onstage at Tim O’Reilly’s Next:Economy conference in San Francisco, CEO Satya Nadella discussed the coming role of smart assistants like Microsoft’s Cortana as browser-killers. Tomorrow, voice interfaces and cognitive software will take care of...

Wikipedia Turns to Machine Learning for Fraud Detection

Aaron Halfaker just built an artificial intelligence engine designed to automatically analyze changes to Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the online encyclopedia anyone can edit. In crowdsourcing the creation of an encyclopedia, the not-for-profit website forever changed the...

IBMVoice: How Digital-Era Sports Franchises Pump Up The Fan Experience

There are no time outs in the business of sports. As fans, we want 24/7 access to news about our favorite teams and athletes, no matter how or where we’re viewing the content. It doesn’t matter whether...

IBMVoice: Four Ways The Internet Of Things Will Innovate The Retail Industry

The Internet of Things (IoT) will disrupt all industries, but there’s little doubt that the retail industry will be one of the most disrupted. More so than companies in other industries, retailers are increasingly coming in direct contact...

Hitachi Hires Artificially Intelligent Bosses For Their Warehouses

No cubicle necessary. Say hello to your new artificial intelligence overlord--er, boss. At Hitachi, the Japanese electronics manufacturer, workers have started to take orders from artificial intelligence programs meant to increase productivity in the workplace. Hitachi...

Samsung joins the Artificial Intelligence startup race

Samsung and Wipro Ltd's venture arms have made strategic investments into an artificial intelligence startup named Vicarious, as established companies seek to add machine-learning technology to their products. The financings, made in the spring, are both...

CognitiveScale sees significant traction in Retail for its CognitiveCommerce™ cloud

NEW YORK – January 18, 2016 – Since expanding into Retail last year, CognitiveScale®, the Cognitive Cloud Company, has achieved significant momentum with its CognitiveCommerce™ cloud. Global retailers in apparel, department store, grocery, and...

How an AI Algorithm Learned to Write Political Speeches

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” —John F. Kennedy, 1961 When it comes to political speeches, great ones are few and far between. But ordinary...

Google’s AI Firm Used Daily Mail, CNN Articles to Teach Their Computers to Read

Teaching machines to read and understand natural language has been one of the biggest challenges facing computer scientists working to advance artificial intelligence. Although systems have been put to the task of reading documents...

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