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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.

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AI tools came out of the lab in 2016

AIs may not have feelings, but they're well on the way to analyzing ours -- and to understanding a whole lot more about our world.

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Worm on the sensor: What happens when IoT data is bad?

Bad data is common in IoT, and though it’s hard to get an estimate of how much information streaming in from connected devices can’t be used, a lot of people are thinking about the problem.

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Nokia to buy network analytics vendor Deepfield to fight DDoS attacks

Cloud providers and large enterprises don't know enough about what's going on in their networks, according to Nokia.

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ZoneSavvy taps big data to help SMBs find best sites for businesses

Location, location, location: As the old joke goes, those are the three keys to business success. Now, with big data analysis, corporations can be smarter than ever before about where to open up new offices or businesses.

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SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP wants businesses struggling to keep up with the pace of innovation in its HANA in-memory database to relax as it readies a new version, to be known as HANA 2.

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Watson's the name, data's the game

There's a new data expert making a name for himself in the corporate world today, and he's impressing a lot of people.

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It's (not) elementary: How Watson works

What goes into making a computer understand the world through senses, learning and experience, as IBM says Watson does? First and foremost, tons and tons of data.

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Milestones along the way in Watson's colorful history

How did IBM's Watson get to where it is today? Here are some key events that happened along the way.

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Here's to our health, with help from Watson

IBM may have originally built Watson to win at Jeopardy, but it saw potential applications in healthcare early on.

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Why being a data scientist 'feels like being a magician'

What is it like to be a data scientist? Here's what three people currently on the front lines had to say.

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Need work-life balance? These IT jobs can be a good place to look

Achieving balance between work and home life is an ongoing challenge for professionals across industries, but it turns out the IT world is doing pretty well in helping to make it happen.

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White House to data scientists: We need you

It's been nearly two years since President Obama created the U.S. chief data scientist role, and the man currently in the job had an urgent message Thursday for attendees at Strata+Hadoop World: We need you.

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Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity

Hard on the heels of the discovery of the largest known data breach in history, Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open source project to the Apache Software Foundation with a focus on using big data analytics and machine learning for cybersecurity.