Tax-free Internet shopping jeopardized by bill
Tax-free shopping on the Internet could be in jeopardy under a bill making its way through the Senate.
IBM sends Watson to NY college to boost its skills (Update)
Watson, the supercomputer famous for beating the world's best human "Jeopardy!" champions, is going to college.
'Jeopardy!' offers professor insight into gender and speech
(Phys.org)—I'll take "Gender and Speech" for $200, Alex. He didn't provide an answer in question format, but William & Mary's Thomas Linneman nonetheless addressed this topic in a recent study titled "Gender ...
Lillian Lee: Computers not yet able to understand human speech
Perhaps Hal from "2001: A Space Odyssey" may not have been wrong when he said: "I'm sorry, Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that." Machines—even Apple's Siri—cannot yet completely understand our natural language, a Cornell ...
Data to be a defining tech trend in 2012
The start of this year was marked by a tech industry obsession with where to put growing mountains of information gathered online and by sensors increasingly woven into modern lifestyles.
IBM putting Watson to work in health insurance
Enough with the fun and games. Watson is going to work. IBM's supercomputer system, best known for trouncing the world's best "Jeopardy!" players on TV, is being tapped by one of the nation's largest health ...
Intelligence analysts need not fear 'Watson,' study shows
A Mercyhurst College study on the future of predictive analytics, which examined the outlook for intelligence analysis in the computerized age, shows machines not yet capable of detecting deliberately deceptive data.
NJ congressman tops 'Jeopardy' computer Watson
(AP) -- Turns out all it took to top Watson, the "Jeopardy"-winning computer, was a rocket scientist.
After 'Jeopardy!' win, IBM program steps out
(AP) -- Fresh off its shellacking of two human champions of the "Jeopardy!" television show, a computer program developed by IBM Corp. will soon get a workout in two hospitals that have signed up to test the technology.
Computer creams human 'Jeopardy!' champs
An IBM computer creamed two human champions on the popular US television game show "Jeopardy!" Wednesday in a triumph of artificial intelligence.
Machines beat us at our own game: What can we do?
(AP) -- Machines first out-calculated us in simple math. Then they replaced us on the assembly lines, explored places we couldn't get to, even beat our champions at chess. Now a computer called Watson has ...
Computer crushes human 'Jeopardy!' champs (Update)
An IBM computer crushed two human champions Tuesday in the second round of a man vs. machine showdown on the popular US television game show "Jeopardy!"
IBM computer, Jeopardy! champ tied after first day
An IBM computer displayed a few quirks but played to a draw on the opening day of a man vs. machine showdown with two human champions of the popular US television game show Jeopardy!. ...
IBM's 'Watson' to take on Jeopardy! champs
It's man vs. machine as an IBM computer takes on two human champions of the popular US television quiz show Jeopardy! on Monday.