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Making a business case for Alexa

Alexa is an uncharted territory as far as business applications go. As it stands today, it is a solution in search of a problem. However, Alexa and other voice bots are becoming more popular and can serve as useful channels to reach...

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53% off Nulaxy Wireless In-Car FM Bluetooth Kit with Display and USB Charger - Deal Alert

Nulaxy's car transmitter works with Bluetooth enabled devices like smartphones and tablets to wirelessly transmit audio through your car's speakers. Its display will show incoming call & music information, and also features a USB...

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Why CIOs must understand Apple’s Neural Engine plan

Apple is allegedly developing a Neural Engine chip, which will be dedicated to performing artificial intelligence (AI) computation on mobile devices.

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Meet ADP's 'business anthropologist,' putting human thought behind chatbots

Martha Bird's specialty is designing technologies that work for people, creating conversational user interfaces and chatbots that can serve different professional audiences across different geographies and different cultures.

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Google, A.I. and the rise of the super-sensor

This week's demo of Google Lens showcases to what's really coming: The rise of the all-purpose super-sensor fueled by software-based A.I.

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CW@50: Vint Cerf on his 'love affair' with tech and what’s coming next

In an interview marking Computerworld's first 50 years of covering the tech industry, internet pioneer Vint Cerf looks back at the last half century in tech and ponders what's ahead for IT.

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Echo who? Google just turned Home into a productivity powerhouse

Google just shattered the limits of what a smart speaker can be -- and its once-ho-hum Home product is about to redefine the market.

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Google preps Android for an A.I.-laden future

The future of Android will be a lot smarter, thanks to new programming tools Google unveiled on Wednesday like TensorFlow Lite.

How technology is transforming New Orleans

New Orleans may not be known as a tech hub, but it's slowly developing thanks to the current pace of technology.

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36% off iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder - Deal Alert

Averaging 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 17,000 people on Amazon, this popular smartphone car mount locks and releases the device with just a push of a finger, features a telescopic adjustable arm, and is discounted a generous 36% right...

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IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing.

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It’s time to decide how quantum computing will help your business

Companies may be less than five to 10 years away from using quantum computing to solve big business problems.

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Google launches Cloud IoT Core service for enterprises

Google unveiled a cloud platform service to help organizations collect vital data from billions of IoT devices.

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SAP wants enterprises to learn from their smart devices

SAP has added machine-learning to its Leonardo IoT software suite to help businesses handle data gathered from smart devices more intelligently.

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Enterprise smartwatch use is catching on

In the latest example of a trial, Samsung Galaxy S3 smartwatches are helping janitors do timely restroom cleanups while restaurant servers receive alerts when customers arrive or need service

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Android could power your next Volvo or Audi

Your next car could be a giant Android device on wheels.

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The ‘cobots’ are coming. Is your IT team ready?

These collaborative robots work alongside human employees, sending productivity sky-high. But IT teams must be ready to take on complex programming, deal with connectivity issues and get used to sharing workspace with 6-foot-tall...

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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.

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5 challenges confronting enterprise drones

The drone market is not taking off as quickly as expected. Here are five factors inhibiting the adoption of drone-based solutions in the enterprise.

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7 ways Apple Watch is already in the enterprise

Apple Watch is already in use in a variety of different enterprise implementations, even before it becomes truly smart

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