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IBM’s Watson for “important” decisions where you need an advisor

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Dan Cerruti, VP Watson Commercialization, IBM(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.comIBM’s Watson will team up with Memorial Sloan Kettering this fall and plans to launch in a handful of cancer care centers this year, but Dan Cerutti, IBM’s GM of Watson Commercialization, said today at GigaOM Structure that Watson could be used...
IBM’s Watson for “important” decisions where you need an advisor

DEAR AUGUSTA NATIONAL: Now's Your Chance To Gracefully Stop Being The Most Sexist Club In America

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The most sexist club in America, Augusta National, has a quandary on its hands. The club loves to have rich, powerful people as members. So the club eagerly invites the rich, powerful CEOs of The Masters' big sponsors to become members. For example, Augusta has invited the last three...
DEAR AUGUSTA NATIONAL: Now's Your Chance To Gracefully Stop Being The Most Sexist Club In America
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Windows Phone dev lead jumps to Amazon's Kindle team

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Microsoft took a symbolic blow Friday after its Windows Phone Developer Experience lead Brandon Watson confirmed he was leaving for Amazon. The often outspoken advocate of WP7 told ZDNet he would now direct the Kindle Cross Platform team, which develops the e-reading app both for Windows Phone as well as...
Windows Phone dev lead jumps to Amazon's Kindle team
IBM removed the Urban Dictionary from Watson's memory after it got too sassy

The Future of High-Tech Health Care - and the Challenge

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New health-care technologies, like I.B.M.'s Watson computer, which is being developed as a smart assistant for physicians, hold great promise -- but only if the appropriate economic incentives are in place. The notion that a technology like Watson, if unbiased, is going to reduce health care spending significantly seems misguided....
The Future of High-Tech Health Care - and the Challenge

AT&T Launches Voice-Controlled Remote App for U-verse TV

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In Season Five of “30 Rock,” Alec Baldwin’s character, Jack Donaghy, introduced a voice-controlled TV remote that — though hilarious — didn’t work too well. But maybe AT&T can get it right. Today, the company introduced a new mobile app that allows AT&T U-verse TV customers to operate their TV...
AT&T Launches Voice-Controlled Remote App for U-verse TV
New IBM project puts Watson to work in customer service

QNX builds in-car speech framework with AT&T's Watson, knows our true intentions

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QNX wants to put an end to in-car voice systems that require an awkward-sounding syntax to get the job done. As part of its CES launches, it's rolling out a framework for its speech recognition technology leaning on AT&T's Watson engine. By offloading the phrase interpretation to AT&T's servers,...
QNX builds in-car speech framework with AT&T's Watson, knows our true intentions

IBM, Citi aiming to use Watson to improve customer service

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Citi has called upon IBM and its Watson technology with the hopes of finding new solutions for improving customer banking and service....
IBM, Citi aiming to use Watson to improve customer service

Amazon nabs WP’s Developer Experience lead for the Kindle team

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Brandon Watson, the leader of the Developer Experience team for Windows Phone 7, is leaving Microsoft for Amazon. Watson had worked for and left Microsoft in the past, and it isn’t surprising that he left a second time, considering that his new job at Amazon will see him serve as the Director...
Amazon nabs WP’s Developer Experience lead for the Kindle team
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Data scientist DJ Patil on why big data must have a purpose

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DJ Patil, Data Scientist in residence at Greylock Partners is planning his on-stage appearance at LeWeb2012 London. He says that he is going to do some ‘live science’. Which brings to mind explosive visions of crazy-haired men in white coats. Patil himself is affable, chatty, friendly and does not look...
Data scientist DJ Patil on why big data must have a purpose

IBM's Watson: Now for 'Top Chef'?

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IBM is exploring new ways to make money out of its Jeopardy-winning computer. Would you dine at Chez Watson? [Read more]...
IBM's Watson: Now for 'Top Chef'?

Customer Service Is Next Job for IBM's Watson

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Remember Watson? The supercomputer that in an elaborate but interesting publicity stunt beat humanity at the game show “Jeopardy” a few years back, and then for a follow-up went on to become a big shot doctor (sort of), and more recently has started to specialize in cancer research now has...
Customer Service Is Next Job for IBM's Watson

QNX's Watson-connected Porsche 911, hands-on (video)

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Remember that QNX-loaded Porsche 911 we sat down with (in?) at CES? Well, it's back and it learned a few new tricks en route to New Amsterdam York City. The car-friendly software company got its hooks into AT&T's Watson Speech API and used it to power a new voice-command...
QNX's Watson-connected Porsche 911, hands-on (video)

Watson heading to college, honing administrator-pranking algorithms

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There comes a time in every young supercomputer's life when he or she must leave the house. Having taken the world of game shows by storm and made appearances at places like Sloan-Kettering, Citigroup and the Cleveland Clinic, Watson's ready to go to college. The advance three-year schooling will...
Watson heading to college, honing administrator-pranking algorithms

Ginni Rometty reveals the future of Watson

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IBM's CEO told Fortune what the future holds for the talking supercomputer. FORTUNE -- On May 15, Fortune senior writer Jessi Hempel interviewed IBM (IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty as a keynote for the National Venture Capital Association's 40th anniversary conference, Venturescape. What follows is an edited version of their conversation....
Ginni Rometty reveals the future of Watson

Hide Your Kegs: Supercomputer Watson Headed to College

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And God only knows what else. (Photo: flickr.com/merfam) Did IBM learn nothing from the Urban Dictionary fiasco? The AP reports that the company is now sending Watson to college–specifically, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where the supercomputer will be studying up on both English and mathematics. God knows what kinds of terrible habits...
Hide Your Kegs: Supercomputer Watson Headed to College

IBM Imagines Our Five-Year Future: It's A Touchy, Feely, Smart World

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IBM guesses at innovations that will change the world inside the next half a decade, and much of it requires computers that work like your brain. It's a smart idea to think of IBM as one of the smartest companies ever, so when it releases its regular report, "Next...
IBM Imagines Our Five-Year Future: It's A Touchy, Feely, Smart World
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Interview: Should your doctor be a robot?

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In "The Robot Will See You Now," Jonathan Cohn took a long, reported look at the efforts to computerize and roboticize not just medical records but the practice of medicine itself. If IBM's Watson can win a game of "Jeopardy," why can't it help a nurse practitioner diagnose even...
Interview: Should your doctor be a robot?

IBM's Watson supercomputer goes to college for extra smarts

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Watson, IBM's supercomputer that came to fame besting a Jeopardy champion, is going to college, to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, to hone its skills....
IBM's Watson supercomputer goes to college for extra smarts

Amazon Poaches Another Windows Phone Director From Microsoft As Rumors Of An Amazon Smartphone Heat Up

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Amazon just snatched up another key Windows Phone employee from Microsoft. Richard Williams, a former director of business development for Microsoft's Windows Phone, recently jumped ship to Amazon where he is now the director of their App Store, according to his LinkedIn profile via The Verge. Williams is the second...
Amazon Poaches Another Windows Phone Director From Microsoft As Rumors Of An Amazon Smartphone Heat Up

IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

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Those looking for a juxtaposition of IBM's past and future needn't look much further than two bits of news out of the company this week. The first comes with IBM's announcement of its new zEnterprise EC12 25 mainframe server -- a class of computer that may be a thing...
IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

Watson clones could be delivered through the cloud

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IBM, whose Watson computer system last year famously beat two of the "Jeopardy!" game show's top contestants, is now looking to deliver the AI-powered computer framework through the cloud....
Watson clones could be delivered through the cloud

Solar bulk buy group starting up in Gladstone

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Rhodes Watson from the Capricorn Coast is on a mission - to get Australia using more solar power and reduce power consumption from power stations. He started the group Watt Else on the coast to bulk buy solar panels and now has Yeppoon leading the country with the number of...
Solar bulk buy group starting up in Gladstone

AT&T Opens Up Watson Speech-Recognition Software API to App Developers

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AT&T Opens Up Watson Speech-Recognition Software API to App Developers

IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

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IBM's Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in the televised game show "Jeopardy." Now the company is moving some of its underlying technologies from the supercomputer into new entry-level servers. The company's new Power Express servers announced on Tuesday will integrate some hardware and software elements derived from Watson. The servers...
IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

IBM brings Watson technologies to new Power servers for SMBs

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IBM's Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in the televised game show "Jeopardy." Now the company is moving some of its underlying technologies from the supercomputer into new entry-level servers....
IBM brings Watson technologies to new Power servers for SMBs
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