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It has come to light that a bill to better protect student information from compromising breaches online is being pushed by the White House under Barack Obama’s reign. The bill is the result of a partnership with a Republican congressman on the U.S. House of Representatives’ leadership team, and Democrats

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The IBM Watson developer cloud just got five more free beta services added to its inventory, which will expand IBM Watson capabilities to images, speech, and analytics, the IT giant reported Wednesday. The five new services now available on Bluemix are: Speech to Text : This is a cloud-based, real-time

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A laboratory automation system that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) techniques in order to glean and understand scientific data constant experimentation is called a Robot Scientist. Eve is such a Robot Scientist and if certain U.K. researchers have it right, then Eve might have stumbled upon a possible fighting chance against

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Content monetization startup, Skimlinks, which helps digital publishers get value through their affiliate marketing, has announced raising $16 million in a Series C funding round. The latest capital will help in platform expansion to assist publishers get more value out of their commerce-related content. Termed “comtent”, this type of shopping-oriented

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Project Tango ‘was’ Google’s research project, in spacial recognition technology in which the full 3D motion of a device is tracked, capturing the shape of the environment in real-time. It ‘was’ because Google just announced through a post on its social networking site that the project, up till last week

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Keeping true to its IoT pledge at 2015 CES, Samsung have revealed three new products that run on Samsung’s ‘OS of Everything’, Tizen : refrigerators, air conditioners, and washing machines. In spite of a 12% growth of Samsung Electronics last year, the South Korean giant suffered a low point in operating

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Australia based e-learning startup OpenLearning has garnered AU$1.7 million in funding. The new funding will help to fuel the development and implementation of new MOOC-based business models, and stimulate growth in Malaysia, where OpenLearning has been appointed the official MOOC platform for higher education institutions. Having invested $1 million, entrepreneur Clive Mayhew led the

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In the wake of the partnership hatched between Uber and CMU to further the former’s cause of research into mapping and autonomous transportation, it has surfaced that Google, one of the major investors in Uber, is planning on competing against Uber with its own transportation service. If a Bloomberg report

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Uber revealed of a strategic alliance with Carnegie Mellon University in order to set up the the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, near the CMU campus. The center will fuel further opportunities for the two parties, wherein Uber can work closely with CMU faculty, staff, and students — both

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HP has announced an update to its information governance portfolio, which would include its eDiscovery, ECM, and Information Archiving products. The portfolio, which was developed with the HP HAVEn technology at its core, was designed to help clients understand, organise and analyse more data than ever before. The announcement that

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