Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Winner of 2017 MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is Lightmatter, a startup using light to...

Lightmatter, a startup using light to calculate faster and more efficiently than existing artificial intelligence hardware, took home the Robert P. Goldberg $100,000 grand prize Wednesday night after beating out seven teams of finalists...

Microsoft now has a clearer vision than Google in the AI wars

A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus. While Microsoft’s event felt...

VCs see fertile ground in agtech

Agriculture startups that have raised seed rounds, firms that employ robotics and big data tools, are blossoming into businesses sought after by later-stage investors. Investment in the agtech space is up sharply this year, driven...

How Oracle views IoT: cloud services to integrate devices and build on data

By Mike Faden of Content Marketing Partners  Discussion of the Internet of Things (IoT) often focuses on new connected devices—whether they’re cars, automation systems, or home appliances. But for enterprises looking to derive business value...

Salesforce Survey: High Performance IT Targets AI Innovation

In its second annual State of IT report, Salesforce has captured a snapshot of how artificial intelligence may be changing business and how high performing IT teams differ from their lower performing counterparts. If nothing...

India’s Infosys will hire 10,000 U.S. workers, offer AI training

India's Infosys (INFY) has announced it will hire 10,000 Americans over the next two years, with the jobs going to "experienced technology professionals and recent graduates from major universities, and local and community colleges,"...

Amazon Strategy: Building New Business Pillars In AI

Amazon is the exception to nearly every rule in business. Rising from humble beginnings as a Seattle-based internet bookstore, Amazon has grown into a propulsive force in at least five different giant industries: retail, logistics, consumer...

Internet Privacy 2017: Expect No Privacy, Intelligence Layers Coming

There has never been a reasonable expectation of online privacy, and there never will be. Regardless of what you may have recently heard about joint resolutions or nullifications, nothing has changed. Internet Service Providers...

Cloud Appeal of Google, Microsoft To Enterprise Improves

Numerous polls have indicated a steady degree of IT interest in moving part of data center operations into either a public or private cloud infrastructure, in part to better enable artificial intelligence capabilities. A...

IBM Delivers Latest NVIDIA GPU Accelerator on the Cloud to Speed AI

IBM has announced that it is the first major global cloud provider to make the NVIDIA® Tesla® P100 GPU accelerator available on the cloud. By combining NVIDIA’s acceleration technology with IBM’s Cloud platform, businesses...

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