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Wearable Trackers Are Not a Passing Fad

Wearable fitness trackers are growing in popularity with no slowing for the market in site. Updating those gadgets with fashionable accessories is an …

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Samsung's Bixby Assistant and Apple's AR Plans Bode Well for AI

Samsung's announcement of its new Bixby virtual assistant on the Galaxy S8 phone and Apple's augmented reality (AR) development plans point to excitin…

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What is IBM Watson Adding to the Practice of IT?

I have seen the future of IT, but have yet to fully understand it. IBM's Watson cognitive computing push is going to drastically reshape how IT is run…

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API Management Poised for Big Growth

The API management market is forecast to be worth $2.665 billion by 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets. That's up from more than $606 million last y…

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IBM Watson Aims to Improve Call Center, IVR CX

At its IBM Interconnect event today, the tech giant is introducing the IBM Watson Voice Gateway. It can act as a cognitive self-service agent, directl…

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The 3D Printer That Could Print Your Next House or Finish Trump's Wall in Two Months

Not only could this 3D printer be used to rapidly rebuild a town devastated by a natural or manmade disaster, the resulting home could be better able …

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Wearable Trackers Are Not a Passing Fad

By: Stefania Viscusi     3/24/2017

Wearable fitness trackers are growing in popularity with no slowing for the market in site. Updating those gadgets with fashionable accessories is an option Funktional Wearables makes possible. This is a review.

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Samsung's Bixby Assistant and Apple's AR Plans Bode Well for AI

By: Laura Stotler     3/24/2017

Samsung's announcement of its new Bixby virtual assistant on the Galaxy S8 phone and Apple's augmented reality (AR) development plans point to exciting developments in the artificial intelligence (AI) space.

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What is IBM Watson Adding to the Practice of IT?

By: Doug Mohney     3/23/2017

I have seen the future of IT, but have yet to fully understand it. IBM's Watson cognitive computing push is going to drastically reshape how IT is run at the enterprise level.

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API Management Poised for Big Growth

By: Paula Bernier     3/22/2017

The API management market is forecast to be worth $2.665 billion by 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets. That's up from more than $606 million last year, representing a compound annual growth rate of 34.4 percent.

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IBM Watson Aims to Improve Call Center, IVR CX

By: Paula Bernier     3/22/2017

At its IBM Interconnect event today, the tech giant is introducing the IBM Watson Voice Gateway. It can act as a cognitive self-service agent, directly interacting with customers over the telephone, and can connect conversations between call center agents and users, and serve up customer details and…

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The 3D Printer That Could Print Your Next House or Finish Trump's Wall in Two Months

By: Rob Enderle     3/21/2017

Not only could this 3D printer be used to rapidly rebuild a town devastated by a natural or manmade disaster, the resulting home could be better able to withstand high winds, heavy snows, and flooding, so it arguably would be more durable than the home it replaced.

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How Twitter, Indiegogo and IBM Will Augment Executives and Politicians

By: Rob Enderle     3/20/2017

I think Twitter could become the showcase for what Ginni Rometty, IBM's CEO, was talking about when she said that IBM wasn't focused on replacing humans with AI, but augmenting them, and the best (and perhaps easiest) would be the Anti-Stupid service.

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NVIDIA and Intel Race for Autonomous Vehicles

By: Doug Mohney     3/17/2017

While Intel was basking in the glow of a $15 billion deal for Israel-based Mobileye this week, NVIDIA announced autonomous vehicle partnerships with Bosch and truck manufacturer PACCAR. The two companies are battling to own the autonomous vehicles space, but Intel is the one playing catch up.

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It's Time for Some Digital Spring Cleaning!

By: Alicia Young     3/17/2017

In light of the Twitter hack Wednesday morning, Shaun Murphy, CEO of sndr.com and a former government security consultant, has offered some helpful "digital spring cleaning" tips to keep out hackers.

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How James Licklider Got It Wrong

By: Special Guest     3/16/2017

The reality is that DDoS is a problem that is going to get worse - a lot worse - before it gets better. It is worth thinking about how best to mitigate such attacks.

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Justice Department: Yahoo! Hack Traced to Russians

By: Steve Anderson     3/15/2017

A new report from the Justice Department says Russian intelligence officers were behind massive Russian hack.

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Simple Perks Can Win the War for Talent

By: Special Guest     3/13/2017

Until recently, it had been only Silicon Valley that competed on perks in the talent war - but that is changing. The tech giants do indeed take creating a happy work culture to the extreme, with pet-friendly offices, onsite yoga classes, and even free massages.

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Intel Buying Self-Driving Car Company Mobileye

By: Paula Bernier     3/13/2017

Intel is buying Israeli self-driving car company Mobileye NV for $15.3 billion. The $63.54 a share offer represents a 34 percent premium to Mobileye's Friday closing price.

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Can Driverless Cars Eliminate Traffic?

By: Lindsey Patterson     3/10/2017

This article will examine how autonomous cars have been integrated into the mainstream society, and how they are expected to reduce traffic congestion.

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Take Note: IBM's Next Big Thing is Quantum Computing

By: Doug Mohney     3/10/2017

For a long time, quantum computing has been more science fair project than production-grade technology. IBM this week put out a roadmap to move quantum into the real world and we all need to take note. Previous IBM "Get on board" efforts over the years include the Internet, open source, blockchain, …

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Adapt Fast or Decline Faster: How Carriers Can Take on Silicon Valley's Tech Giants

By: Special Guest     3/10/2017

The announcement of Amazon Chime signals another tech giant who poses a threat to the telecoms industry. According to industry firm, Ovum, the telecoms industry will lose a combined $386 billion by 2018 as customers flock to over-the-top (OTT) voice applications, And many believe that the telecoms s…

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