Watson will work on rival clouds
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IBM seeks to win over more AI customers

Big Blue has said that some of its Watson artificial intelligence services will work on rival cloud computing providers.

IBM AI challenges human debater
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Think 2019: Project Debater AI

IBM  showed off something very significant today, and dared to challenge someone who claimed to be the European's best debater in an attempt to win an argument. The judge declared a human as a winner, but the AI machine did a great job while offering comprehensive amount of data to back the argument. This is as big as IBM's  Big Blue supercomputer beating Kasparov in 1997.

Companies need to do 100s of AI experiments
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Think 2019: IBM Rob Thomas General manager AI data and AI

IBM is holding its annual Think 2019 conference and AI is of course a big part of it. We had a chance to hear Rob Thomas,  General Manager of AI data and AI, who delivered a very interesting analysis on the state of things with the technology.

Trump administration unveils order to prioritise and promote AI
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Wants to replace all those jobs in the rust belt with nice new machines

US President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is going to force federal government agencies to dedicate more resources and investment into research, promotion and training on artificial intelligence (AI).

Big Blue spices up AI with  McCormick
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AI getting everywhere

The move to AI is making for some unlikely partners. AI expert IBM and McCormick, which sells spices and condiments, are teaming up to create new all-in-one spice packets.