Technology

Salesforce Develops Natural Language Processing Model that Performs 10 Tasks at Once (VentureBeat)

Modern techniques in natural language processing (NLP), a branch of artificial intelligence that helps computers interpret human language, are capable of surprising nuance. One exa... More

LiveTiles to Launch Unified Intelligent Workplace Platform Next Month (Small Caps)

LiveTiles is preparing to add yet another string to its bow with the launch of a new product that will expand its growing suite of features enabling businesses to automate their op... More

The Death of the TV Remote – and What’s Coming Next (WSJ)

In the last few years, Alexa and Siri have moved in. With this invasion of AI assistants comes incredible command over technology: Don’t set a timer or check the weather; ask. Do... More

Cisco Opens Up DNA Center to Tech Partners, Developers (eWeek)

The evolution of DNA Center is the company’s latest step in building its intent-based networking initiative into a programmable and open platform that can stretch from the networ... More

How AI is Making an Entry Into the Freelance Economy (Forbes)

It’s becoming difficult to find an industry where AI isn’t already making or expected to make an impact. The freelance economy is no exception. Smart technologies have entered ... More

Industry Collaboration in the Battle Against Piracy (NAGRA Blog)

The loss the media and entertainment industry is incurring from piracy is increasing every day. The growing scale and sophistication of the pirate threat is something that cannot b... More

Adobe is Reviving the Stunning Lost Fonts of the Bauhaus (Co.Design)

The project is part of an Adobe initiative called Hidden Treasures that resurfaces design gems from the past in Adobe products–previously, the company recreated the paintbrushes ... More

SAP CEO Bill McDermott Explains How Intelligence Revolutionizes the Customer Experience (Forbes)

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, had three main messages for the capacity crowd at the company’s biggest customer event this year: Intelligence is only valuable to the business when i... More

SAP Goes Back to its Roots to Drive the Future (Forbes)

The challenge SAP faces is common to other B2B companies which make products that go largely unseen. How do you make the product visible? How do you sell the benefit of a product t... More

Blockchain Aims to be the Biggest Stage for Empowering Music Artists (Forbes)

With all the excitement surrounding blockchain and token economies (tokenization) – there is a unique angle and market which receives minimal coverage—helping independent music... More

LiveTiles’ Redenbach: ‘User Engagement Central to Success of Digital Workplace’ (CMS Wire)

For Karl Redenbach, the introduction of workplace artificial intelligence (AI) and chatbots have been among the most significant developments in the digital workplace market over t... More

Creators Face an Evolving Challenge Protecting IP (Raconteur)

The challenge for creators of original works, whether that is music, images, software or other original expressions of ideas, is how to protect those creations and make enough mone... More

Adobe Buys Magento for $1.68 Billion to Target E-Commerce (Bloomberg)

Adobe agreed to buy e-commerce company Magento for $1.68 billion, in a bid to capture a bigger slice of the digital-commerce industry. The Photoshop software provider is making its... More

Gracenote Introduces Recording-Level Music Style Datasets for Better Music Discovery, Curation, Personalization (MESA)

Gracenote is launching Sonic Style, a breakthrough music descriptor system which classifies the “style” of musical recordings across massive catalogs for the first time ever. ... More

Voice is the Enterprise’s Next Great UI (Forbes)

Last year, voice applications arrived to take the world by storm … or did they? There’s no doubt many brands made large investments in voice-powered technologies. 2017 saw Appl... More

Oracle to Launch Internet ‘Weather Map’ (WSJ)

Oracle plans to launch in June an “Internet Weather Map” aimed at helping businesses better anticipate latency issues and outages caused by storms, earthquakes, state interven... More

Microsoft Azure Launches Tool to Speed Up Blockchain-Based App Creation (Cointelegraph)

Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure formally announced the release of its blockchain app creation service, Azure Blockchain Workbench, on May 7. The company highlighted bl... More

Could Artificial Intelligence Predict the Next ‘Avengers: Infinity War’? (Wired)

Some movies are obvious hits. Like, for example, Avengers: Infinity War, which made a record-breaking $258 million at the domestic box office last weekend, filling seats and the po... More

Amazon Rolls Out Model ‘Smart’ Homes for U.S. Shoppers to Try Out Alexa (Reuters)

Amazon.com on Wednesday said it has set up model “smart” homes across the United States for shoppers to experience what it’s like for voice aide Alexa to dim the lights, turn... More

Microsoft Shows What it Would be Like to Live in a World Where AI is Everywhere (CNBC)

At its big conference for developers on Monday, Microsoft executives were showing what it will be like to live in a world infused with artificial intelligence. Cortana, the comp... More