A new $12 million effort launched Wednesday with aims to "reverse-engineer" the human brain, as a way to improve artificial intelligence.
Here's yet another new application of machine learning: MIT has developed a system for fixing errors in bug-riddled code.
Goodbye Safe Harbor, hello Privacy Shield: that's the name given by European Union and U.S. negotiators to the deal they struck on Tuesday under which transfers of personal data between the two regions can proceed.
OpenText's Election Tracker '16 is an interactive online tool that lets anyone view findings about about U.S. presidential election coverage.
You're on every do-not-call list and you've tried opting out, but still the telemarketers keep pestering you. What's a consumer to do? Just ask the Jolly Roger Telephone Company.
A few years back Microsoft switched from per-processor to per-core licensing in SQL Server, and now it's about to do the same thing with Windows Server 2016. You may not be thrilled with the results.
Now that "data scientist" has been named this year's hottest job, it's only natural to wonder if you've got what it takes to fill it.
They said it couldn't be done, but this week Google's AI technology proved them wrong by mastering the ancient Chinese game of Go roughly a decade earlier than anyone expected.
If you run software for a business, take note: Vendors are watching you closely.
Back in October Walmart made a pledge to combat vendor lock-in in the cloud by open-sourcing its OneOps technology, and on Tuesday it made good on that promise.
Big data may hold a world of untapped potential, but what happens when your data set is bigger than your processing power can handle? A new algorithm that taps quantum computing may be able to help.
Microsoft took another step on its open-source sharing journey Monday by releasing on GitHub a toolkit it uses internally for deep learning.
It's no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are two of the hottest technologies in big data today, but what's less commonly remarked upon is the fact that they're both open-source software.
The eastern U.S. is no stranger to brutal winter storms such as the one expected to pummel the region this weekend, but coping with such weather is a far cry today from what it once was.
Humanity has big hopes for artificial intelligence, but in reality machines have a long way to go to catch up with the human brain. Enter Harvard University, which has just won a $28 million grant to change all that.