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Accenture invests in artificial intelligence R&D

January 25, 2016 at 1:21 AM

Accenture says it is committing a significant portion of its global research and development to artificial intelligence and is opening a new Accenture Technology Lab and Centre for Innovation in Dublin, Ireland. Accenture is looking to take a lead in the growing field of artificial intelligence — technologies that enable

Twitter acquired artificial intelligence company Whetlab

January 25, 2016 at 12:26 AM

The changing of the guard in Twitter's executive suite hasn't put a halt to the company's M&A activity. Twitter announced that it has acquired Whetlab, a startup focused on machine learning technology. It's not immediately clear why Twitter decided to acquire Whetlab. But its machine learning technology potentially has a

Artificial intelligence start up gets $750,000 funding

January 25, 2016 at 12:23 AM

MUMBAI:, an artificial intelligence startup has raised $750,000 in a pre-Series-A funding round from YourNest angel fund and VentureNursery members. offers its deep learning algorithms for developers to build intelligent AI systems that can adapt and do multiple things with minimal inputs from humans. From creating an assistant

From $600M to $6B, AI Systems Poised for Dramatic Market Expansion in Healthcare

January 25, 2016 at 12:05 AM

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 5, 2016 -- Changes in healthcare delivery methods, timelines and payment options are requiring the adoption of innovative tools to manage patient information and make decisions. The need for data mining and decision-making has put artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled solutions at the forefront of the healthcare revolution.

Narrative Science Launches Narratives for Qlik

January 23, 2016 at 7:59 PM

January 20, 2016 Narrative Science, the leader in advanced natural language generation (NLG) for the enterprise today announced availability of Narratives for Qlik for Qlik Sense users, a first-of-its-kind product extension. The Narratives for Qlik extension, available for download, automatically generates dynamic narratives to accompany Qlik Sense visualizations, explaining what

Almax analytics announces artificial intelligence for capital markets

January 22, 2016 at 2:41 AM

Luxembourg - almax analytics, artificial intelligence for capital markets, has announced its debut to the FinTech world at the European Alternative Investment Funds Conference 2016. KPMG Luxembourg is the host of almax analytics at the event where they seek to identify the leading FinTech companies for Innovation in 2016. The

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016

January 22, 2016 at 12:15 AM

Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top 10 technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2016. Advanced Machine Learning In advanced machine learning, deep neural nets (DNNs) move beyond classic computing and information management to create systems that can autonomously learn to perceive the world, on their own.

CognitiveScale Continues Accelerated Growth, Adds New Global Clients, Expands into Europe

January 21, 2016 at 11:14 PM

AUSTIN, TX October 22, 2015 CognitiveScale , the Cognitive Cloud Company , today announced it has more than tripled its revenues, employees, and customer base in the past 12 months. This extraordinary growth is a direct result of the growing market demand for cognitive computing solutions and CognitiveScale s proven

Fujitsu Takes Systematic Approach to Artificial Intelligence with "Human Centric AI Zinrai"

January 21, 2016 at 3:22 AM

Fujitsu today announced that it is taking its knowledge and technologies for artificial intelligence, cultivated for over 30 years, and structuring them as Human Centric AI Zinrai, which will be incorporated into a range of products and services. Zinrai brings together and systematizes the fields of sensing and recognition, knowledge

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Partners with IBM to Launch Innovative Digital Studio

January 21, 2016 at 2:06 AM

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) today announced that it will fundamentally transform how it interacts and provides services to customers by building a new Digital Studio with consulting services from IBM. The new design studio builds on the bank s efforts to innovate and digitize its products and services to

Under Armour And IBM To Transform Personal Health And Fitness, Powered By IBM Watson

January 21, 2016 at 1:49 AM

Today Under Armour announced a strategic partnership with IBM to create and provide meaningful data-backed health and fitness insights, powered by IBM Watson s cognitive computing technology. Under Armour s new UA Record combined with a Cognitive Coaching System will serve as a personal health consultant, fitness trainer and assistant

NEC strengthens AI-related business

January 20, 2016 at 5:11 PM

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced plans to intensify its efforts toward the research and development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and the commercialization of solutions incorporating this technology. AI technology refers to the use of computers for intellectual activities conventionally carried out by human beings, such as learning,