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  • Here's how Google is preparing Android for the AI-laden future

    The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools that Google unveiled on Wednesday. The company announced TensorFlow Lite, a version of its machine learning framework that’s designed to run on smartphones and other mobile devices, during the keynote address at its I/O developer conference.

    18 May 17 10:26 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Make way for the algorithm economy

    As the data storage market in Australia surpasses $2 billion, the term Big Data is becoming increasingly irrelevant. It’s all big data now.

    17 May 17 12:34 Written by Matt Young, Nutanix
  • At Google I/O, enterprises may get A.I. they can put to work

    As Google I/O, the search giant's major developer conference, gets ready to kick off on Wednesday, enterprises will be curious to see if Google offers new artificial intelligence technology they can put to work.

    16 May 17 05:52 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Twenty years after Deep Blue, what can AI do for us?

    On May 11, 1997, a computer showed that it could outclass a human in that most human of pursuits: playing a game. The human was World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, and the computer was IBM's Deep Blue. Murray Campbell, one of Deep Blue's creators, talks about the other things computers have learned to do as well as, or better than, humans, and what that means for our future.

    12 May 17 04:47 Written by Peter Sayer
  • The future of high performance storage

    In the past 12 months, there’s been a lot of hype about new advancements in storage that include new forms of non-volatile memory (such as Z-NAND from Samsung and 3D Xpoint from Intel and Micron). There’s also been growing adoption of newer interfaces such as non-volatile memory express (NVMe) and more modern software, which seek to reduce the imbalance in data centre IT infrastructure created by CPU advancements of the past three decades.

    11 May 17 14:24 Written by Julia Palmer, research director, Gartner
  • Facebook's text understanding AI is coming to a phone near you

    Developers have a new tool to help mobile apps understand text, thanks to a Facebook open source project update on Tuesday. The social networking company’s AI research group released a new version of FastText, a programming library that’s designed to make it easier for developers to deploy text-focused machine learning systems.

    03 May 17 10:23 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

    As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

    28 April 17 20:00 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • 3D NAND to make up half of all flash memory production

    3D NAND, which stacks layer upon layer of flash cells atop one another like a microscopic skyscraper, will become the prominent technology for all flash memory this year, according to a new report.

    26 April 17 06:02 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • 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. moonshots group.

    25 April 17 20:00 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Next-generation WiFi: Enterprise Prince or Bandwidth Frog?

    In this research paper we look at the current state of wireless networking in the enterprise from satisfaction and investment levels to common pain points when it comes to keeping the WiFi lights on. We also look at how clued up and prepared the average enterprise is to handle the introduction of WiGig (802.11ad) and other new high bandwidth technologies likely to add whole new set of challenges as well as potential benefits to the network mix.

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