Thursday, February 23, 2017

Piaggio Launches Robot Luggage

The Piaggio Group has launched GITA and KILO, the first projects developed by Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a Boston company doing advanced research for future mobility choices. The Group explores the evolution of mobility...

How marketers should respond to Google search’s new bots

In late 2015, Google revealed a little about how it is using sophisticated Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to help improve its search results. Systems such as its RankBrain technology are helping...

IBM acquiring Agile 3 Solutions to give execs visiblity into security risks

IBM Security has acquired Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based company with a security analytics dashboard aimed at helping executives understand cyber-security risks inside an organization. The acquisition gives IBM another tool in its security arsenal to...

Infosys study: AI adoption driving revenue growth for businesses

Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, has released multinational research findings on artificial intelligence (AI) business impact, market maturity and expectations. The research report, “Amplifying Human Potential: Towards Purposeful Artificial Intelligence,” polled 1,600...

Artificial intelligence officer (CAIO) needed for strategic innovation

Artificial intelligence has wide-reaching implications across all aspects of the business, and now some leaders in the field advocate for this technology to be represented in the C-suite by a chief artificial intelligence officer...

7 steps for marketers to prepare for 2017’s chatbot trend

It’s taken a long time for companies to master customer service via social media. Those that have done so are probably in the minority. As social media and marketing technology platforms have enhanced their customer...

Crossing the AI chasm between a cool demo and scalable deployment

Every day brings another exciting story of how artificial intelligence is improving our lives and businesses. AI is already analyzing x-rays, powering the Internet of Things and recommending best next actions for sales and...

Tech’s meaningless equivalent of ‘all natural’ is ‘AI-powered”

What does artificial intelligence have in common with the price of eggs? Say you’re trying to decide between 9 or 10 different varieties of eggs at the store. One catches your eye: “All natural.” Well,...

CES 2017: Robots steal show

LAS VEGAS —The one, coolest thing from this year's 2017 CES is an easy pick — those amazing robots. We saw robots to make your morning coffee, pour candy, fold your clothes, turn on and...

Japanese insurer to replace humans with AI

A Japanese insurance company reportedly is replacing 34 workers with an artificial intelligence system, and industry analysts say the same could start happening in the U.S. this year. Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company, a 94-year-old...

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