July 18, 2019

Whiteboard video and its advantages for your business

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What Is Whiteboard Video? Whiteboard video is a video presentation or a story drawn with a pencil, which briefly and simply talks about business or products by changing the painted scenes with the voice of the announcer and music. It is a fascinating description of the merits of the company within exciting story, which keeps […]

IBM’s machine argues, pretty convincingly, with humans

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By Dave Lee From BBC On a stage in San Francisco, IBM’s Project Debater spoke, listened and rebutted a human’s arguments in what was described as a groundbreaking display of artificial intelligence. The machine drew from a library of “hundreds of millions” of documents – mostly newspaper articles and academic journals – to form its […]

‘Zombie bots’ are coming for lonely singles on Valentine’s Day

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By Richard Morgan From New York Post America’s lonely hearts are more likely than ever to catch a virus this Valentine’s Day — on their computer. An especially aggressive robot network of 6 million “zombie bots” will be set loose this week ahead of the Feb. 14 celebration — each one with an attractive come-on […]

China wants to make the tech behind its supercomputers, drones, and rocket simulators harder to steal

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By Rosie Perper From Business Insider China’s military has spoken out in protection of the country’s military and technological innovations by suggesting the country tighten its control over its intellectual property.  The military suggested that China needed to create intellectual property rights barriers over its technological developments, like supercomputers, drones, dredgers, and rocket launch simulation […]

The quantum computing apocalypse is imminent

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By Shlomi Dolev From TechCrunch In the ancient world, they used cubits as an important data unit, but the new data unit of the future is the qubit — the quantum bits that will change the face of computing. Quantum bits are the basic units of information in quantum computing, a new type of computer […]

IBM’s cloud business helped it top Wall Street revenue targets

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By Becky Peterson From Business Insider IBM benefitted from new and old businesses in the third quarter, as its cloud computing offerings as well as sales of its heavy-duty mainframe systems helped the company beat Wall Street revenue targets. Shares of IBM were up nearly 5% in after hours trading on Tuesday, following the earnings release. IBM’s overall […]

IBM to present at Caribbean State of the Tourism Industry Conference

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From eTurboNews The American multinational technology company IBM will present at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC) which opens in Grenada next week. IBM’s global industry leader responsible for hospitality and travel related services, Greg Land, will be part of a panel which explores ways in which the Caribbean […]

‘Flip-flop’ design makes quantum computers more affordable

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By Jon Fingas From engadget One of the greatest challenges in quantum computing is… well, making the computers. You may need exotic manufacturing techniques just to handle the very exacting requirements, such as positioning the atoms in quantum bits in exact positions at close distances (to make quantum entanglement happen). However, that might not be […]

Tech workers unite against a potential US Muslim registry

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By Jessica Conditt From engadget We refuse to build a database of people based on their Constitutionally protected religious beliefs.’ Employees from large organizations across the technology industry have pledged to never help build a government database targeting individuals by race, religion or national origin, in response to extreme immigration proposals from US President-elect Donald […]

BM’s Watson sorted through over 100 film clips to create an algorithmically perfect movie trailer

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By Clinton Nguyen Movie trailers are often a bit formulaic. In fact, since many of them are edited so predictably, it seems even a computer can put one together. For the film “Morgan,” which is due out in theaters on September 2, IBM’s Watson made the first movie trailer ever edited by artificial intelligence. To make […]