Is AI the Killer App for Cancer?

Is AI the Killer App for Cancer?

Remember Watson, IBM’s supercomputing Jeopardy! champ and gourmet chef? It’s growing up. Watson skipped university and took a career as a super-elite MD deploying AI software and predictive analytics for research trials at blue-chip healthcare institutions. Yet Watson still needs a whole lot of schooling before making independent decisions and in the meantime, nurses and […]

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NEWS FLASH: AI Startups Are Reinventing Media

NEWS FLASH: AI Startups Are Reinventing Media

No technology trend today comes with more hype than artificial intelligence. Yet AI researchers often joke that most people don’t quite see how it’s changing the world—because as soon as something like Siri or Nest weaves itself into our lives, people forget it’s “artificial.” That sort of quiet takeover of AI has already begun in […]

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NEWS FLASH: AI Startups Are Reinventing Media

NEWS FLASH: AI Startups Are Reinventing Media

No technology trend today comes with more hype than artificial intelligence. Yet AI researchers often joke that most people don’t quite see how it’s changing the world—because as soon as something like Siri or Nest weaves itself into our lives, people forget it’s “artificial.” That sort of quiet takeover of AI has already begun in […]

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Oracle Fights for More Scraps in Battle Over Google Android

In its heavyweight court fight with Google over the Android operating system, Oracle saw almost all of its claims rejected by judge and jury. But the software giant did win one battle over a mere nine lines of software code, and the company believes this victory is more important than it might seem.


NBC Olympics Site Delivers 75M Video Streams, 744M Page Views

NBC has been raked over the coals for continuing to tape-delay of TV coverage of the biggest events of the 2012 Olympic Games in a world where the internet makes the results so readily available to the general public. But in other respects, the venerable TV network is dealing with this internet thing just fine.


6 Yahooligans Fled Company for Defector Signing Bonus

When Yahoo sued Facebook this spring — claiming the social networking giant infringed 10 of its patents covering everything from personalized advertising to news feeds — Yammer CEO David Sacks said he would give a $25,000 signing bonus to anyone who left Yahoo for his tiny startup. And apparently, he actually paid out to at least a half dozen Yahoo defectors.