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Many businesses are just beginning their digital transformation journeys

Analysis from three surveys from CEO, business leaders, and CIO on the state of the digital transformation journey.

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How NASA's A.I. moonshots idea could help your enterprise

Every few weeks, a group at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., meets to talk about how artificial intelligence can be used to make what might seem like crazy ideas a reality. This is the JPL's informal A.I....

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CEOs rate productivity 'very low' from emerging tech

CEOs and other senior enterprise managers rated four breakthrough technologies "very low" in terms of productivity improvement in the next five years, according to a Gartner survey.

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Digital is out, smart is in

It's not about how digital you can become, but about how smart. The majority of emerging technologies exist and evolve to enhance our cognitive capabilities. They are there to make us smarter.

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OK, Google, let's put the new voice ID everywhere

Google Home now recognizes who you are when you talk to it. This technology is too powerful and useful to leave at Home.

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Blockchain used to power Brooklyn microgrid for solar energy re-sale

Siemens and a Brooklyn-based energy start-up have created a blockchain-based microgrid for residents of three neighborhoods to sell energy from rooftop solar panels to each other and the utility.

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Facebook aims to let people type from their brain, hear with skin

Facebook revealed Wednesday that it is working on technology to let people type straight from their brains at 100 words per minute, besides disclosing another project directed at allowing people to hear with their skin.

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Why CIOs should care about robots stealing jobs

Advancements in artificial intelligence place additional classes of jobs – in white collar roles – at risk. Yet pessimists overstate their case. The revolution won’t happen overnight: Forrester predict that by 2027, automation will...

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Blockchain: 'Overhyped' buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

While blockchain technology may be a hotspot in data privacy, experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises that have traditionally relied on centralized data control.

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2017: How innovation management is bridging the startup-enterprise divide

Enterprises and startups need each other because enterprises are complicated and riddled with problems that need solutions, while startups develop solutions to solve those very issues. But that equation has been complicated by...

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Apple received a permit to test self-driving cars in California

Apple joins Google, Uber, Tesla, and BMW in testing autonomous driving technology.

Quantum computing advances toward the enterprise

It may still sound like science fiction, but quantum computing could be a reality within a decade.

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Review: da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix 3D printer produces good quality, multi-colored objects

The da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix is XZYprinting's first fused filament, fabrication 3D printer capable of using two different colored filaments at the same time. While quality is still average, this machine is surprisingly capable.

The AI revolution: Is the future finally now?

This time around, the AI movement seems to have a tailwind in the form of critical enabling and supporting factors

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How Google's deep mind is reimagining a 3,000-year-old game

Google will once again showcase its AI program, AlphaGo, by taking on Go competitors in May.

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With robots on the job, it won't be IT as usual

With more companies welcoming robots into the workforce, IT managers need to start prepping for the changes coming their way.

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Samsung's Bixby voice assistant won't ship with Galaxy S8 on April 21

Samsung's highly promoted Bixby voice assistant won't be shipping with Galaxy S8 on April 21, as previously announced.

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How IoT helps insurers mitigate the risks of climate change

The internet of things offers insurers a chance to collect better data and create new business models to engage consumers -- and reduce risks.

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