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Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

By Josh Wolford February 18, 2015

We’ve come a long way from Barbie. If you’re looking for an interactive toy that can talk with your kid, tell knock-knock jokes, and help them learn by getting to know their specific needs – there’s a Kickstarter campaign for …

IBM Layoffs Impact Different Parts of North America IBM Layoffs Impact Different Parts of North America
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IBM has initiated another round of layoffs, and while the national story is concerned with the total number of employees dismissed–anywhere from 6000 to 8000 employees, according to some estimations–if you take a closer look at the towns and cities …

Blueberries Could Complicate Cancer Treatment Blueberries Could Complicate Cancer Treatment

Noble Prize recipient James Watson this month published a proposal stating that antioxidants, such as those found in blueberries or multivitamin supplements, could actually promote late-stage cancer progression. The paper, published in the journal Open Biology, is considered by Watson …

IBM's Watson Taught to Curse Like a Sailor IBM's Watson Taught to Curse Like a Sailor
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It’s a fact that Watson, IBM’s massive AI project, is smarter than the average human. I mean, it kicked Ken Jennings’ ass on Jeopardy that one time. “Smart,” in that respect, meant the ability to pull knowledge from terabytes worth …

IBM Submits First Quarter, 2012 Report IBM Submits First Quarter, 2012 Report

IBM just announced its first quarter earnings report for 2012, with a net income of $3.1 billion, up 7% from $2.9 billion from Q1, 2011. Total revenue was $24.7 billion, up only 1% from last year. Diluted earnings were up …

IBM’s ‘Watson’ on Wall Street IBM’s ‘Watson’ on Wall Street

IBM’s ‘Watson’ supercomputer and Jeopardy champion just secured a gig on Wall Street, according to Bloomberg. Citigroup, the third largest lender in the U.S., will utilize Watson to “help analyze customer needs and process financial, economic and client data to …

Yahoo Highlights Role In Creation Of Watson

Pretty much everyone knows by now that Watson, the Jeopardy-playing supercomputer that was able to cream two human champions, was created by researchers at IBM.  And IBM’s made clear that Watson doesn’t work its magic by searching the Internet.  But apparently Yahoo tech did play a role in the creation of the machine.

Watson

After wowing viewers and technophiles alike during that masterful Jeopardy appearance, IBM’s Watson and its incredible language-comprehension abilities will be targeted towards the assisting the medical industry.

Watson

After wowing viewers and technophiles alike during that masterful Jeopardy appearance, IBM’s Watson and its incredible language-comprehension abilities will be targeted towards the assisting the medical industry.

Watson

After wowing viewers and technophiles alike during that masterful Jeopardy appearance, IBM’s Watson and its incredible language-comprehension abilities will be targeted towards the assisting the medical industry.