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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

ARM shows off the first processors based on Dynamiq technology

ARM, the holding company behind the chips in tens of billions of devices, spilled the details on the first Dynamiq-based processors: The Cortex-A55, Cortex-A75, and Mali-G72 graphics chip. The post ARM shows off the first processors based on Dynamiq.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Lithia Hyundai of Reno scrutinizes ad traffic for bots

When a dealership pays vendors to generate clicks on its advertising, every dollar spent on a click that came from a bot and not a human is a wasted dollar......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

Gentex hires robots as production moves stateside

Mirror supplier Gentex ended production at foreign plants in favor of American ones. But to do that, Gentex needed robots......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 6 min. ago

New Privacy Vulnerability In IOT Devices: Traffic Rate Metadata

Orome1 quotes Help Net Security: Even though many IoT devices for smart homes encrypt their traffic, a passive network observer -- e.g. an ISP, or a neighborhood WiFi eavesdropper -- can infer consumer behavior and sensitive details about users from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

A ramble through some solutions for the Anthropocene

The Unnatural World’s look at human planet management is messy, but so are we. (credit: urbanfeel) To say that David Biello’s new book, The Unnatural World, is not uplifting would be an understatement. Its upshot is that we have seriousl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News20 hr. 6 min. ago

Even For Businesses, Chrome Is The Top Browser

An anonymous reader shares Computerworld's interview with David Michael Smith of Gartner. "Most enterprises still have a 'standard' browser, and most of the time, that's something from Microsoft. These days it's IE11. But we've found that people ac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

Save 50 percent or more on these Amazon Warehouse closeout deals

Amazon Warehouse offers a lot of awesome bargains, but you can save even more money with these closeout deals that knock 50 percent or more off of brand-name tech like headphones, VR headsets, smartphones, and more. The post Save 50 percent or more o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Never step foot outside of your Land Rover with Alu-Cab’s Icarus Rooftop Conversion kit

Alu-Cab's Icarus Rooftop Conversion kit for the Land Rover Defender 110 provides daytime headroom and inside sleeping area access. The brand even designed the kit to help protect South African travelers from lions. The post Never step foot outside of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

1More Quad Driver review

Chinese audio brand 1More has followed up its impressive Triple Driver headphones with the new Quad Driver phones, which offer even better detail and bigger bass. But are they worth the price? The post 1More Quad Driver review appeared first on Digit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

While corporate IT departments are focusing on a new wave of data security threats, including WannaCry, an even bigger threat looms and nobody is addressing it.I'm talking about the rules around laptops, tablets and smartphones during business tra.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

10 Signs That Tell You"ll Be Rich Even If You"re Not Born in a Well-Off Family

10 Signs That Tell You"ll Be Rich Even If You"re Not Born in a Well-Off Family.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Worldwide Enterprise Content Management Software Market Shares, 2016: Shift to New Models

This IDC study contains vendor shares for the enterprise content management software market for 2014–2016. It includes commentary on the growth of the market and emerging trends and provides actionable advice for technology suppliers. This document.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Herjavec Group: Pursuing Managed Security Services Growth in Complex, Multi-Technology Environments

This IDC Vendor Profile analyzes the MSS offerings of Herjavec Group and reviews key success factors, including company strategy, services strategy, partnerships, challenges, and opportunities......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Apple Is Working On a Dedicated Chip To Power AI On Devices

According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a processor devoted specifically to AI-related tasks. "The chip, known internally as the Apple Neural Engine, would improve the way the company's devices handle tasks that would otherwise require human inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

MIT 3D-printed the shape-shifting future of pasta

A new research project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Tangible Media Group combines 3D printing, molecular gastronomy and macaroni. According to MIT News, researchers Wen Wang and Lining Yao have engineered flat sheets.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

RF Filters Boost MEMS Market

Broadcom moves into No. 2 spot in MEMS sales, suprassing TI, according to Yole Développement......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

At $28K, the most expensive gadget we’ve ever reviewed is now … a hard drive

Solid state drives are faster and larger than ever before, but even a terabyte of space can run out quickly. OWC has a fix for that – in fact, it’s complete overkill. The post At $28K, the most expensive gadget we’ve ever reviewed is now &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

80% of Millennials Say They Want To Buy a Home -- But Most Have Less Than $1,000

An anonymous reader writes: Millennials aren't buying homes in the same numbers as previous and older generations, but it's not because they don't want to. The vast majority of millennials do indeed aim to buy someday, or would even like to now if th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

EVGA’s sub-zero Kingpin Edition graphics card could set new GPU clock records

The GTX 1080 Ti is already the most overclockable high-end graphics card in the world, having previously broken the 3GHz barrier earlier this year. Now, a new Kingpin edition is in the works and it may be even more impressive. The post EVGA’s s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Lyft hopes to convince drivers it is better than Uber with scheduled rides

On Friday, Lyft made life easier for its drivers, allowing passengers to schedule rides in advance that drivers can accept hours or even days beforehand, essentially helping them set a schedule. The post Lyft hopes to convince drivers it is better th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017