artificial intelligence (AI)

IBM reportedly mulls sale of Watson Health business
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mergers and acquisitions

IBM reportedly mulls sale of Watson Health business

The company is thought to be exploring a range of options from a sale to a merger with a 'blank-check' firm
22 Feb 2021
IBM unveils the world’s first quad-core AI accelerator chip
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Hardware

IBM unveils the world’s first quad-core AI accelerator chip

The chip can be scaled for commercial use in hybrid-cloud environments
19 Feb 2021
Don’t listen to Martin Scorsese, the Netflix algorithm is your friend
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Business strategy

Don’t listen to Martin Scorsese, the Netflix algorithm is your friend

While we can’t dispute his stance on the ‘art of cinema’, Scorsese’s criticism of AI is muddled
19 Feb 2021
Petition urges EU regulators to ban biometric mass surveillance
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Petition urges EU regulators to ban biometric mass surveillance

Digital rights advocates say tools such as facial recognition bring 'internet-style omnipresent tracking to the offline world'
17 Feb 2021
Samsung debuts 'industry-first' AI-powered memory
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components

Samsung debuts 'industry-first' AI-powered memory

This architecture combines high-bandwidth memory with AI processing power to boost performance and lower power consumption
17 Feb 2021
Microsoft is building a Teams tool that can tell if you're bored during a video call
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video conferencing

Microsoft is building a Teams tool that can tell if you're bored during a video call

The 'AffectiveSpotflight' is a form of facial recognition that aims to reduce anxiety for video conferencing hosts
12 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
smart city

The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?

With city centres deserted, the utopian smart city vision may be later than advertised
12 Feb 2021
Volkswagen to tap Azure for self-driving software updates
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software development

Volkswagen to tap Azure for self-driving software updates

The German car giant is hoping to catch up with the likes of Tesla by extending its cloud partnership with Microsoft
11 Feb 2021
Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize

The toolset runs on Q-CTRL’s flagship BOULDER OPAL software
10 Feb 2021
Why isn’t your AI delivering ROI?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Why isn’t your AI delivering ROI?

How to bridge the production gap between data and IT
3 Feb 2021
Six reasons to accelerate remote asset monitoring with AI
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Whitepaper

Six reasons to accelerate remote asset monitoring with AI

How to optimise resources, increase productivity, and grow profit margins with AI
2 Feb 2021
Tweet of the Living Dead
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Tweet of the Living Dead

Digital transformation of the undead could come back to bite the tech industry
2 Feb 2021
Top 15 tech companies to work for in the US
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Careers & training

Top 15 tech companies to work for in the US

Enjoy your job and earn a great salary with these top-rated tech companies
29 Jan 2021
MIT researchers hail "liquid" algorithm breakthrough
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neural network

MIT researchers hail "liquid" algorithm breakthrough

A set of differential equations at the base of an algorithm could lead to a more adaptable type of machine learning
28 Jan 2021
What to expect from AIOps in 2021
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DevOps

What to expect from AIOps in 2021

Discover how AIOps is evolving and how enterprises can ensure they benefit from the opportunities the technology offers
27 Jan 2021
What is ethical AI?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
21 Jan 2021
NHS adopts AI imaging algorithm to improve COVID-19 treatment
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artificial intelligence (AI)

NHS adopts AI imaging algorithm to improve COVID-19 treatment

The 'Chest Imaging Database' will be used by hospitals to reduce the time needed to create treatment plans
18 Jan 2021
Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud
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Careers & training

Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud

The cloud giant is offering 30 days of free training and routes to certification
15 Jan 2021
AI 360: Hold, fold, or double down?
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Whitepaper

AI 360: Hold, fold, or double down?

How AI can benefit your business
14 Jan 2021
White House launches AI Initiative Office
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Policy & legislation

White House launches AI Initiative Office

Office will serve as a hub for federal AI activities
13 Jan 2021
Unleashing the power of AI initiatives with the right infrastructure
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Whitepaper

Unleashing the power of AI initiatives with the right infrastructure

What key infrastructure requirements are needed to implement AI effectively?
12 Jan 2021
Why IT professionals are concerned about the rise of AI
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Why IT professionals are concerned about the rise of AI

AI is quickly automating numerous areas of the technology workplace, and many IT professionals fear becoming redundant as a result. Are these concerns…
12 Jan 2021
Microsoft launches Azure Health Bot
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft launches Azure Health Bot

Azure Health Bot succeeds Microsoft's AI-based Healthcare Bot
8 Jan 2021