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Press Release - Imec demonstrates self-learning neuromorphic chip that composes music

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Antwerp (Belgium) – May 16, 2017 – Today, at the imec technology forum (ITF2017), imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies, demonstrated the world's first self-learning neuromorphic chip. The Imec Technology Forum (ITF) is imec's series of internationally acclaimed events with a clear focus on the technologies that will drive groundbreaking innovation in healthcare, smart cities and mobility, ICT, logistics and manufacturing, and energy. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy. Imec is a registered trademark for the activities of IMEC International (a legal entity set up under Belgian law as a "stichting van openbaar nut"), imec Belgium (IMEC vzw supported by the Flemish Government), imec the Netherlands (Stichting IMEC Nederland, part of Holst Centre which is supported by the Dutch Government), imec Taiwan (IMEC Taiwan Co.) and imec China (IMEC Microelectronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.) and imec India (Imec India Private Limited), imec Florida (IMEC USA nanoelectronics design center).


WineSOFT to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York #SDN #SDS #AI #DataCenter

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With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Join Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA for three days of intense Enterprise Cloud and'Digital Transformation' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and (IIoT) Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) Digital Transformation in Vertical Markets. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech, which will incorporate machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and blockchain into one track. The upcoming 20th International @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA announces that its Call For Papers for speaking opportunities is open.


ACR Data Science Institute to Guide Artificial Intelligence Use in Medical Imaging - American College of Radiology

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WASHINGTON – Launched today, the American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute (DSI) will work with government, industry and others to guide and facilitate the appropriate development and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools to help radiologists improve medical imaging care. "Patients will benefit most from artificial intelligence if radiologists serve a leading role in guiding the technologies that best enhance medical imaging diagnosis and treatment," said James A. "The ACR Data Science Institute will create, gather, manage and integrate AI knowledge as these tools emerge to improve patient care." About the American College of Radiology The American College of Radiology (ACR), founded in 1924, is a professional medical society dedicated to serving patients and society by empowering radiology professionals to advance the practice, science and professions of radiological care.


Nvidia solidifying dominance in AI-use chips- Nikkei Asian Review

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An autonomous-driving Lincoln MKZ equipped with Nvidia technology gives a demonstration ride during the 2017 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 5. Reuters An autonomous-driving Lincoln MKZ equipped with Nvidia technology gives a demonstration ride during the 2017 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 5. She is the chief scientist with Google's AI and machine learning team, and advises Toyota Motor's AI development team operating in Silicon Valley. Supporting the research of scientists like Li is Nvidia's GPUs, which can process graphics data at lightning speed by dividing huge amounts of data into blocks and processing them in parallel.


Gridsum Announces Launch of Artificial Intelligence Engine: Gridsum Prophet - NASDAQ.com

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In terms of scope, Gridsum Prophet encompasses all of the Company's AI capabilities: machine learning, natural language processing, image recognition, predictive industry modeling, and knowledge graph. Gridsum Prophet is an explicit and important development area for the Company and is increasingly key in creating new differentiated product features for the Company's existing products (e.g. By mining historical media buying and performance data and leveraging Gridsum's deep knowledge and expertise in the China marketing space, the Company's data science team has developed an automated industry modeling and marketing budget allocation model. This heavily leverages Gridsum's supervised machine learning algorithms that the Company has already successfully used to help clients in the financial industry to allocate their annual digital marketing budget across media channels to achieve optimal return on investment.


Chinese online retailer developing one-ton delivery drones

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China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans Monday to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans Monday to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., has announced plans to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. JD.com operates its own nationwide network of thousands of delivery stations manned by 65,000 employees Drone delivery in China and other countries faces hurdles including airspace restrictions and the need to avoid collisions with birds and other obstacles.


AlphaGo beats Ke Jie again to wrap up three-part match

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AlphaGo has again defeated Ke Jie, the world's number one Go player, in their second game, meaning the AI has secured victory in the three-part match. "For the first 100 moves it was the closest we've ever seen anyone play against the Master version of AlphaGo," DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis said in the post-game press conference. Until AlphaGo beat Lee, solving the ancient Chinese board game of Go had long been a north star for computer scientists due to its unparalleled complexity and huge number of potential moves. The final game will be on Saturday, while Friday will see AlphaGo further put to the test in two stipulation matches; one where it acts as a teammate to two Chinese pros playing each other, and another where it takes on five Chinese pros all at once.


iManage Acquires Leading Artificial Intelligence Pioneer RAVN Systems - Legal IT Professionals

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Founded in 2010, RAVN has developed an AI platform that can organize, discover and summarize relevant information from large volumes of documents and unstructured data. Businesses are using RAVN's unique technology to analyze legal documents like contracts and leases, identify information which is privileged or subject to compliance and automate document classification for easier search and governance. Together we will accelerate the adoption of practical AI solutions across the legal and corporate markets." In addition to continuing to develop RAVN's AI platform and contract analysis solutions, iManage will integrate RAVN's technology into iManage Work Product Management applications enabling organizations to: "We have used RAVN to report on multiple leases, extracting data for real estate due diligence," said Lucy Dillon, Chief Knowledge Officer, Reed Smith.


Teleperformance Launches Sophisticated AI-Powered Chat Bots with Capabilities in 35 Languages

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Teleperformance (Paris:RCF), the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management, today announced the launch of its chat bot (artificial intelligence) technology, increasing its portfolio of services. The new solution was leveraged by a strategic partnership with Artificial Solutions, a technology leader in artificial intelligence and Natural Language Interaction (NLI). Teleperformance provides services in 265 languages and will initially provide artificial intelligence services in 35 languages, using sophisticated chat bots with state-of-the-art natural language understanding and intelligence capabilities. Teleperformance (RCF - ISIN: FR0000051807 - Reuters: ROCH.PA – Bloomberg: RCF FP), the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management, serves companies and administrations around the world, with customer care, technical support, customer acquisition (Core Services), as well as with online interpreting solutions, visa application management services, data analysis and debt collection programs (Specialized Services).


CollabNet "Bronze Sponsor" of @CloudExpo @CollabNet #AI #DX #DevOps

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With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Join Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA for three days of intense Enterprise Cloud and'Digital Transformation' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and (IIoT) Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) Digital Transformation in Vertical Markets. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech, which will incorporate machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and blockchain into one track. The upcoming 20th International @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA announces that its Call For Papers for speaking opportunities is open.