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Turning Point: An AI system teaches itself how to play and win video games without any programming. Welcome to the era of AI-human hybrid intelligence, where people and artificial intelligence systems work together seamlessly. Picture the scene from the 1986 movie “Aliens,” where Sigourney Weaver slips...

When it comes to broadband competition, this week has been a big one. AT&T on Monday announced plans to expand its high-speed fiber service, known as GigaPower, to some three-dozen new markets, including Detroit, Memphis and San Francisco. A day later, Google Fiber said it...

SAN FRANCISCO — In the hours after 14 people were killed in San Bernardino, Calif., a familiar voice celebrated the attacks on Twitter: “California, we have already arrived with our soldiers. Decide how to be your end, with knife or bomb.” That comment was posted from...

The CHIO role is much more about the data—the data integration, the data analytics and looking at how we can use insights to improve care John Showalter, MD, is the chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He evolved into that role after studying...

A robot with a unique personality might sound like an oxymoron. Or science fiction. But that’s the goal of London-based startup Emotech, launching on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 today, with a plan to crowdfund its first product, a voice-controlled robot assistant called Olly,...

Three common mistakes first-time IT leaders make can freak out staff, get in the way of proving yourself, and ultimately cause you to fail. Here's how to dodge them. In over a decade as a CIO. and decades spent mentoring dozens of growing leaders, I...

Osaro, a new, San Francisco-based startup that’s developing advanced machine learning known as deep reinforcement learning, has raised $3.3 million in seed funding to take its technology to market. The money comes from Scott Banister, Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, and Peter Thiel, for whom Osaro...