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Microsoft using Minecraft to develop AI tech for the real world

Yet more proof that Minecraft is more than just a game comes our way today. Microsoft already has plans to use the platform, which it bought for...

3 Artificial Intelligence Applications from Sentient

Unfortunately for retail investors, you can’t invest in artificial intelligence yet. There just aren’t any publicly traded companies so we’ll have to wait for an...

Hound is a digital assistant that’s faster and smarter than Siri,...

Nearly every one of the world's largest technology companies is trying to figure out how to let computers understand human speech, but a Santa...

Turning Your Security Over to AI

It's not always easy to know when you're under attack, or when your security has already been breached. If you're capable of detecting a...

SugarCRM acquires Contastic: Natural Language-based Predictive Sales Tools

Following its acquisition of Stitch last year, SugarCRM — a CRM and open source competitor to Salesforce — has picked up another startup to enhance the arsenal of...

Gartner Magic Quadrant Advanced Analytics: Fast Growth Continues

The Gartner Magic Quadrant Advanced Analytics report shows the market is growing quickly for platforms that use data and algorithms to predict, prescribe, optimize,...

IBM Watson ups the healthcare market ante with $2.6 billion acquisition...

Healthcare is one of the most logical domains for cognitive computing. The stakes are high: outcomes are often a matter of life or death....

Google Taps AI Chief To Head Up Search

With its longtime search executive Amit Singhal retiring, Google has named AI chief John Giannandrea to head its search business -- yet another sign...

Microsoft Buys SwiftKey, the Latest Deal in AI-Hungry Silicon Valley

Microsoft is buying the company behind SwiftKey, a popular app that uses predictive technology to simplify typing on mobile keyboards. In a blog post Wednesday, Microsoft said SwiftKey’s...

Facebook Acquires Wit.ai To Help Its Developers With Speech Recognition And...

Facebook today acquired Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup founded 18 months ago to create an API for building voice-activated interfaces. Wit.ai already has 6,000...