IBM touts improved distributed training time for visual recognition models

Two months ago, Facebook’s AI Research Lab (FAIR) published some impressive training times for massively distributed visual recognition models. Today IBM is firing back with...

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Peter Levine, a general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has an...

ProoV scores $14 million Series B for proof of concept platform

ProoV, a startup founded by a couple of industry veterans, solves a problem the founders encountered many times over the years: how do you get...

Why BMW is betting on the cloud

In 10 years, when autonomous driving is mainstream, we’ll have a fundamentally different...

Wit.ai is shutting down Bot Engine as Facebook rolls NLP into its updated Messenger...

Wit.ai announced this morning in a blog post that it would be sunsetting its Bot Engine. The Facebook-owned company builds developer tools for natural language...

Mitel to buy ShoreTel for $430 million to create unified communications powerhouse

Sometimes combining two companies that compete in the same market provides a quick way to leapfrog your market share. That was likely the thinking behind...

IBM expands its cloud footprint with new data centers in London, Sydney and San...

IBM reported its quarterly earnings this week and while the company’s overall results were once again disappointing, cloud revenue was up 15 percent year-over-year and...

Border agents can’t lawfully search data stored in the cloud

Storing dating in the cloud isn’t always the safest means of locking it down, but avoiding local storage could benefit anyone concerned for their privacy...

Here are the winners of the Google Cloud machine learning pitch-off

Back in March at Google’s Cloud Next conference, the company announced plans to run its own machine learning startup competition side-by-side with Data Collective and...

Box introduces Box Elements, pre-packaged content services for developers

Box introduced a new type of developer tool today called Box Elements, pre-packaged application pieces designed to deliver Box functionality with a few lines of...

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VMware's cloud comes to Amazon AWS in new SDDC push

Long time rivals VMware and AWS recently partnered to offer VMware's SDDC platform within the AWS data center, but questions remain. Source link