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IBM makes a leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing.

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SAP wants to help enterprises learn from their smart devices

SAP has added machine-learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently.

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Facebook will let companies map online browsing to real-world sales

Retailers who want to know what brought people to shop in their physical retail stores have a new tool to try. Facebook has revised its analytics tools for businesses to show how user behavior online translates into brick-and-mortar purchases.

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Drone software gives offline farmers real-time images

Software vendor DroneDeploy's latest feature, Fieldscanner, lets farmers view aerial pictures while the drone is still flying, without an internet connection.

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AI player AlphaGo to play Chinese Go champion

DeepMind’s AlphaGo program will test its artificial intelligence capabilities in May against top Go player Ke Jie.

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The goal of HP's radical The Machine: Reshaping computing around memory

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is exhibiting a key element of The Machine, its testbed for making computing memory-centric, at the Cebit trade show.

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Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT

The internet of things still looks promising, with forecasts for billions of devices to solve all sorts of problems. But as promising as the technology is, it has some shortcomings.

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Intel pursuing new chips as it plots a wearables future

Intel also is developing new chips for wearables like Curie, which will be smaller and faster, and enable sleeker wearables.

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SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

SAP has added some new capabilities to SAP Vora, its in-memory distributed computing system based on Apache Spark and Hadoop.

Choosing technologies to drive digital transformation

Computerworld's Premier 100 tech leaders reveal the tech that is transforming their organizations -- including cloud, A.I., big data, analytics, and blockchain.

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Three steps to make managing passwords easier

Dealing with passwords will probably never be painless, but you can at least simply the process.

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Adding data to toothbrushes, MRI machines

From toothbrushes to high-end medical imaging equipment, Philips is offering its consumer and business customers access to more data through Internet of Things-type sensors.

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HPE acquires security startup Niara to boost its ClearPass portfolio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired Niara, a startup that uses machine learning and big data analytics on enterprise packet streams and log streams to detect and protect customers from advanced cyberattacks that have penetrated perimeter defenses.

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AT&T wants to be the Linus Torvalds of network software

Carriers are starting to look more like cloud companies, turning to standard hardware, virtualization and machine learning for rapid development of new services. AT&T helped drive that trend on Wednesday by releasing ECOMP, the operating system of its software-defined network, as open source.

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Shopping goes high tech and hassle-free with new Intel technology

Poking into your shopping habits and recognizing your face may sound too invasive, but retailers are trying to make the shopping experience better. It starts with products like Intel's Responsive Retail Platform, which can track store inventory and respond to customer needs in real time.

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Tech luminaries team up on $27M A.I. ethics fund

A team of philanthropists and tech luminaries have put together a fund aimed at bringing more humanity into the A.I. development process.

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Outgoing presidential IT advisors offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

There'll be a to-do list from the IT department in the president's 'in' tray when Donald Trump enters the White House later this month.