artificial intelligence

5 predictions for artificial intelligence in 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) has officially gone mainstream. Industry research firm Gartner named AI as its number one strategic technology for a second year in a row. The acquisitions race among giants like Google, IBM, Salesforce and Apple to purchase private AI companies keeps heating up — 2016 alone saw 40 AI-related acquisitions and our own research found that 62% […]

Microsoft To Google And Other Rivals: Keep Out (Of Our Conference)

Microsoft is holding its annual Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C. in July, but it’s gone out of its way to uninvite four of its main competitors. According to the conference website: The following companies and their employees and representatives are excluded from pre-purchasing passes for attending and / or participating in WPC 2014 and […]