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Twitter Acquires Machine Learning Startup Whetlab

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by Angela Guess Writing for VentureBeat, Emil Protalinski reports, “Twitter today announced it has acquired machine learning startup Whetlab. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whetlab’s researchers developed technology at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities to make machine learning ‘better and faster for companies, automatically.’ In short, it made it easier and faster for…

Flexibility Key to Industrial Internet of Things Integration

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by Angela Guess Luigi De Bernardini, CEO of Autoware, recently wrote in Automation World, “Industrial and economic analysts predict that over the next ten years the demand for mass-produced, highly personalized products will guide innovation of production processes and organization. This will require the convergence of mechanical, electronic, and information technologies. Innovation in fields such…

Natural Language Processing Market Worth $13.4 Billion by 2020

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “According to a new market research report “Natural Language Processing Market by Type (Rule-Based, Statistical, and Hybrid), Technologies (Recognition, IVR, OCR, Pattern & Image Recognition) – Worldwide Forecast to 2020″ published by MarketsandMarkets, The Natural Language Processing Market is expected to grow to $13.4 Billion at a CAGR…

The Internet of Things: A Chance to Be More Human

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by Angela Guess Shelly Dutton recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “When people talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), the discussion typically leans towards technology. They debate how the physical world is quickly becoming an information system consisting embedded sensors and actuators linked through the Internet. But this is only the beginning. The real…

The Impact Machine Learning Is Having on Science

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by Angela Guess Christopher Nguyen recently wrote in the Adatao blog, “‘Science often follows technology, because inventions give us new ways to think about the world and new phenomena in need of explanation.’ Or so Aram Harrow, an MIT physics professor, counter-intuitively argues in ‘Why now is the right time to study quantum computing.’ He…

Improving CRM With the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Ric Merrifield recently wrote for the Harvard Business Review, “Just as it’s hard to remember what life was like before the iPhone, it can be hard to remember business before there was CRM software — back when you still had to explain that it stood for ‘customer relationship management.’ …But now that…

What is Content Intelligence?

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by Ann Kelly All organizations have it. It’s the human in­telligence found in every organization, every impression, perception, experience, decision and reasoning process of the people around you. It hides in e-mails, contracts, technical documents, meeting notes, blog posts, pro­posals, project plans, online chats and customer support records. It’s stored in con­tent management systems, on…