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IBM technology moves even closer to human speech recognition parity

IBM this week said its speech recognition system set an industry record of 5.5% word error rate, a percentage that lets a computer understand human conversation almost as well as the average person does.According to IBM human parity was considered.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 9th, 2017

J.K. Rowling has a blazing reaction after Trump bans trans people from the military

J.K. Rowling has had a busy last 24 hours going after Trump on Twitter, even by her standards. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling responds to Trump's latest insult with a powerful Abraham Lincoln quote On Wednesday, Donald Trump announced in three tweets that tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Samwell Tarly gets asked if Jon Snow is good looking IRL, gives adorable answer

You may not think it's possible, but Game of Thrones star John Bradley may be even more adorable in real life than he is when he's playing Samwell Tarly. Just listen to him talking up his co-star Kit Harington in the clip above. SEE ALSO: Jon Sno.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

An ode to Flash: Everyone"s favorite malware vector

It's not everyday we bear witness to the death of greatness. And so, when it does happen, we should all stand up and take note. Now is such a time.  We speak, of course, of Adobe Flash: The best malware vector the world has even seen. SEE ALSO:.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

GTA 6 release date, news and rumors: Mapping the path to Grand Theft Auto 6

With Red Dead Redemption 2 on the horizon, we can't help but speculate about Rockstar's other big franchise... Update: Thus far we've had no confirmation that Rockstar is even thinking about starting working on the sixth installment of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

It’s not out yet: Jumping the iPhone 8 gun

After weeks of railing against pundits proclaiming a phone that has not been released or even seen is a flop, the Macalope is not going to turn around say it’s a guaranteed success.Writing for the Forbes contributor network and country bear jamb.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Amazon"s new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive

After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore. The service brings two-hour, and even one-hour deliveries, for tens of thousands of household items, from eggs and cold beer to diapers and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Taiwan panel makers ready to face challenge from China 10.5G line

While BOE Technology is slated to kick off production at its 10.5G fab in 2018 sparking concerns of panel oversupply in the coming year, AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux both have said they will move to the upper end of the panel market to lessen the i.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

ITRI holds tech forum

Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on July 26 held a technology forum focusing on AI (artificial intelligence), IoT (Internet of Things), autonomous driving, 5G communication and system software......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

Development of service robots lags behind industrial ones, says IEK analyst

Development of service-oriented robots has lagged behind that of industrial robots, according to analyst Johnny Huang for Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) under Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

IBM FY 2Q17 Earnings: Transformation Continues, With Some Bumps

IBM's second quarter financial results showed some progress in the company's transformation to the 3rd Platform IT marketplace — as well as some in-quarter bumps — as IBM continues working to grow its 3rd Platform businesses and moderate the decl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

Ions Power Machine-Human Interface Demo

The University of Maryland’s NanoCenter demonstrated an “inverted” battery that converts electrical signals into the ion power used by the human brain’s synapses to yield what it says is a perfect machine-to-human interface......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News7 hr. 35 min. ago

Air Force Needs AI, Better Technology to Gather Intel: Goldfein

Intelligence gathering in future will take more than drones. Monitoring and mining social media in real time via an automated artificial intelligence is another way... Intelligence gathering in future will take more than drones. Monitoring and mi.....»»

Category: securitySource:  defensetechRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Stem Cell Brain Implants Could "Slow Aging and Extend Life," Study Shows

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Scientists have slowed down the aging process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat age-related diseases and extend the human lifespan. I.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Fortnite: How to Level Up Your Heroes

Did you know you can make your heroes even more awesome than they already are? Here's a quick guide to improving your heroes in Fortnite......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 hr. 10 min. ago

P3s: A Missed Opportunity for Canadian ICT Providers

This IDC Market Perspective focuses on the information technology component of P3s including how technology is approved; the procurement process of ICT hardware, software, and services; and the priority technology has among the various P3 stakeholder.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

Most Users Meet or Even Exceed Their Objectives for Migrating ERP to the Cloud, But a Quarter Experience Disappointment

This IDC Survey Spotlight examines the experience of end-user organizations when migrating enterprisewide ERP applications to the cloud, asking end users to what degree they meet their objectives in their business case for migration to cloud. This do.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

"Deadwood" movie has a script, now HBO just needs to get the cast back together

The long-gestating Deadwood movie is one step closer to our screens, according to HBO programming president Casey Bloys. Bloys confirmed that he has finally read a finished script from show creator David Milch. "The one thing that I was concerned abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

This isn"t a 3D printer, but it"s still a lot of fun

Fake news can even infect the tech gadget world. Take IDO3D 3D Print Shop from Redwood Ventures. It's a $60 kid's toy that would like you to believe it's a 3D printer. It's not. That's Fake Gadget News. It's actually a 3D injection mold system that u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

Filming that epic "Game of Thrones" sea battle was even crazier than it looked

Game of Thrones viewers are all too familiar with seminal battle sequences, but Sunday's Greyjoy faceoff was a visceral, bloody mess. HBO took us behind the scenes in a featurette called "Battling the Silence" which dives into the storm-tossed se.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

How to install a graphics card

Few upgrades add as much punch to your PC as installing a new graphics card. It can transform your PC from a system that chokes on lightweight games into a monster that churns through even the most visually punishing titles with ease.But you nee.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News12 hr. 34 min. ago