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IBM, XPrize Offer $5 Million For AI Breakthrough

In order to encourage “landmark breakthroughs” in creation of artificially intelligent machines, IBM and the nonprofit XPrize announced Wednesday a $5 million competition for AI developers.

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey In AI Push

While both Microsoft and the U.K. startup confirmed the deal, which will give Microsoft access to artificial intelligence expertise, they did not mention the cost.
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The Future Of Healthcare Is Already Here

A revolution in how drugs are developed, tested and targeted at individual patients is already underway, thanks to artificial intelligence and 3D bio-printing.
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AI Here To Help You Pick The Right Shoes

The artificial-intelligence revolution is just beginning, but Sentient Technologies is already using its network to solve some of the world's biggest problems.

Infosys To Acquire Panaya For $200M

Infosys has made its first significant acquisition since it purchased Swiss consultancy Lodestone Holdings, as CEO Sikka pushes turnaround.
DeepMind Google Acquisition Goog AI Artificial Intelligence Robots

What Is DeepMind, Exactly?

Google reportedly paid upwards of $500 million for DeepMind, an AI outfit with no commercial products to its name. How will Google put it to use?
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Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei's Sunflower Seeds Pull In $782,000

An auction of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei's porcelain sunflower seeds at Sotheby's in New York on Wednesday has fetched almost $800,000 - but it's unclear how much of the money will find its way to the hundreds of Chinese workers who made them.

HBO ‘Luck’ Cancelled: 3 Horses Dead, PETA Outraged

HBO's new series Luck, has been cancelled unexpectedly after growing safety concerns for its equine cast members boiled over. The show, which starred Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte, was responsible for the death of three horses in its short production span.


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