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A.I. in the kitchen: It's not that far from reality

Artificial intelligence will soon dominate every type of industry, even inside our own homes. How can this revolutionary technology help our daily tasks, especially in the kitchen?

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A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

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Boeing turns to 3D-printed parts to save millions on its 787 Dreamliner

Boeing will begin using at least four, and perhaps as many as 1,000, 3D-printed titanium parts to construct its new 787 Dreamliner commercial aircraft

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How A.I. could help United Airlines avoid problems with overbooking passengers

A.I. to the rescue for United Airlines passenger problems.

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New guidelines point to an augmented future

The augmented reality guidelines will promote interoperability, their creators said.

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New ransomware demanded high score on anime-style shooter game not bitcoins

No bitcoins? No problem for victims of Rensenware...just reach an astronomically high score in lunatic difficulty mode and encrypted files would be automatically decrypted.

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Video: ZTE's first Android smartwatch is here

The Quartz runs on Android Wear 2.0 and has built-in 3G and Google Assistant, but requires you to take your wallet: Android Pay is not supported.

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A.I. player AlphaGo to play Chinese Go champion

DeepMind’s AlphaGo program will test its artificial intelligence capabilities in May against top Go player Ke Jie.

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Windows Embedded's future looks rocky

Microsoft's apparent replacement versions for Windows Embedded -- which are based on Windows 10 -- have some limitations. Here's what you need to know.

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IoT malware begins to show destructive behavior

Hackers have started adding data-wiping routines to malware that's designed to infect internet-of-things and other embedded devices.

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Facebook's M assistant launches in U.S., will offer chat suggestions

More than a year after introducing a virtual assistant in its Messenger app, Facebook is launching M to the masses. M now offers a set of suggestions to help with the conversation being carried out.

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Economy boosts CIO budgets, as A.I. helps IBM, says Morgan Stanley

CIOs in the U.S. and Europe are increasing IT budgets thanks to an uptick in optimism, said Morgan Stanley, which surveyed 100 CIOs in the U.S. and Europe.

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Six in 10 people believe their lives will improve with autonomous vehicles

A new study shows connected and autonomous vehicles will transform most people's lives by, among other things, reducing the stress of driving; reducing accidents; and lowering insurance costs.

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Google says its AI chips smoke CPUs, GPUs in performance tests

Google released a paper Wednesday detailing the benefits of using its dedicated Tensor Processing Units for machine learning inference, and the results are staggering.

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Mingis on Tech: Energy microgrids, what's up with Apple -- and drones!

Here's one way to re-build the electric grid: Do it piecemeal with microgrids. With that squared away, we turn to figuring out what Apple is up to and check out DJI's new Mavic drone.

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Coal plummets to 1978 levels as renewables climb

For the first time since 2009, U.S. energy production declined mainly due to fossil fuel – and particularly coal -- production dropping 7% over the past year.

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Welcome to a world of sensors

Sensor technology is evolving so rapidly that previously unthinkable options for capturing happenings in the physical world, are becoming viable -- and pervasive.

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A.I. in healthcare: Risks abound, but so do rewards

Perhaps one of the biggest beneficiaries of modern technology is the field of medicine. However, now that we are in the age of artificial intelligence, how will it affect the healthcare industry?

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Android Wear 2.0 delayed again, but for how long?

If you've been patiently waiting for Android Wear 2.0, you will have to wait a little longer.

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Samsung reboots its smart home, IoT strategy with the Galaxy S8

Samsung has a portfolio of devices and appliances that would make Apple envious. But unlike Apple's, Samsung's devices don't work well together.

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