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​IBM talks about progress on Watson, OpenPower

[ad_1] Five years ago IBM Watson came to the attention of the world thanks to Jeopardy. The real achievement of Watson, however, wasn’t its victory over Ken Jennings, said Rob High Jr., an IBM Fellow and head of the Watson Group, during his keynote at the GPU Technology Conference. Rather it was Watson’s ability to digest so much information and ...

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mNectar introduces force touch to its playable ads

[ad_1] mNectar allows mobile game developers to promote their games with ads that people can actually play before downloading. That means its technology needs to evolve with the games, so now it’s announcing support for force touch interactions. Also known as 3D touch, the term refers to touch interfaces that are affected by the amount of pressure applied by the ...

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As UX meets IoT, the need for screens will go away

[ad_1] There are two forces at work in today’s IT infrastructure, coming from two different directions. Photo: Joe McKendrick On one end, there is the drive toward enhanced user experience (UX), fueled by the need to achieve greater cohesion between applications and the people who use them, or even a greater sense of satisfaction and joy among users. On the ...

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Intel betting on Cloudbooks to use its forthcoming Apollo Lake processors

[ad_1] With Microsoft’s decision a couple of years ago to offer Windows at a much cheaper price to manufacturers as a way to entice them to create lower-priced devices that run the OS, a new generation of bargain-priced and modestly spec’d laptops — first running Windows 8, then Windows 10 — have become popular. So popular, in fact, that Intel ...

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Time Sensitive! 5 Ways To Reduce Your Taxes

Don’t act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren’t on any mercy mission this time. Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you. In my experience, there is no such thing as luck. Partially, but it also obeys your commands. I want to come with you to ...

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