Author: WTN News

Nintendo made it clear on Friday that it didn't actually develop everyone's favorite augmented reality game. Pokemon Go is an unprecedented success, but Nintendo recently admitted it won't directly profit from the augmented reality game, leading to a loss of $6.7 billion in Nintendo's market...

Retailer Macys is the most recent beneficiary of IBM's AI Watson cognitive computing capabilities. Google's AI investment pays off in energy savings. The search giant introduces a couple of new machine learning APIs. SaaS-based enterprise applications upstart Workday has made a new acquisition in the...

Only 18 percent of respondents in a recent Dell survey said that security has been included in all mobile, IoT, cloud and self-service initiatives. Security often is seen as a barrier to digital transformation among businesses, according to a survey of 631 IT decision-makers...

Cognitive computing means giving computers the ability to work out complex problems for themselves. Just like humans, cognitive computers benefit greatly from experience, learning better ways to solve problems with each encounter. When a traditional system of rules finds a task impossible, cognitive computing sees...

The Department of Homeland Security has stepped up its research and investment into blockchain technologies, as it searches for ways to make the government more secure, accountable, and autonomous. Public interest in the blockchain from the DHS started in December last year, when it...

Cimphoni is expanding its rapidly-growing technology consulting team by welcoming Sania Irwin, PhD, as Chief Innovation Officer. In this role, she is responsible for establishing business solutions focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data & Analytics, and Cognitive Systems. Previously, Dr. Irwin served in...

How do humans interpret and understand art? The nature of artistic style, seemingly abstract and intuitive, is the subject of ongoing debate within art history and the philosophy of art. When we talk about paintings, artistic style can refer to image features like the brushstrokes, contour...

Our greatest fear is uncertainty. We will do anything to avoid it, including lying to ourselves and trying to pretend that we can work around it by creating certainty through decisions that are based on the illusion of probability. On any given day we are all...