Author: WTN News

San Francisco company pledges to work with fledgling company to develop products, programs. Lantern, a San Francisco-based startup, with 17 employees, is working with UPMC Enterprises, the commercialization arm of the Pittsburgh-based healthcare giant, to further develop the company’s online mental health wellness services and products....

Even grand visions should begin by soliciting feedback from as many employees as possible, according to Jerry Sobolik, senior business analyst at the famed health system. For population health to gain a firm footing, healthcare organizations must start with conversations on the ground level....

When computers speak, how human should they sound? This was a question that a team of six IBM linguists, engineers and marketers faced in 2009, when they began designing a function that turned text into speech for Watson, the company’s “Jeopardy!”-playing artificial intelligence program. Eighteen months later,...

To many startups, search engine optimization (SEO) is a task that sits on their company’s back burner. With features to launch and customers to support, the idea of spending time fiddling with your title tags can seem like a fool’s errand. That’s especially true when there’s...

Google is increasingly interested in building an alternative to the traditional cable set-top box, according to a top exec for Google Fiber. Milo Medin, vice president of access services at Google, predicts that the Internet giant's own platform for smart televisions, Android TV, will "eventually build...