Shanghai and Beijing among global top 10 data centers

Source: SHINE According to a recent industry report, Shanghai and Beijing are among the world’s top 10 data centers by total market size. Shanghai is now the world’s fourth-largest data center with a market capacity of nearly 0.6 gigawatts, surpassed only by Northern Virginia in the United States, Tokyo, and London, according to Cushman & … Read more

European “AI startups” aren’t actually using AI

Source: itproportal Nearly half of firms fail to employ AI despite extolling its virtues. A shockingly high number of firms purporting to be AI-powered don’t appear to actually use the technology at all, a new report has found. A study by London-based venture capital firm MMC found that 40 per cent of European startups classified … Read more

VW’s SEAT and IBM Revolutionize Urban Mobility with Artificial Intelligence

Source: interestingengineering At MWC19 Barcelona SEAT and IBM announced how they are going to revolutionize urban mobility with Artificial Intelligence. © Susan Fourtané for Interesting Engineering MWC Barcelona is delighting attendees with many great exciting announcements in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Headquartered in Martorell, Barcelona, SEAT is a member of the Volkswagen Group and one of … Read more

Beijing launches pilot zone for AI development

Source: ECNS Robotic arms prepare dishes at a hot pot restaurant in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 5, 2018. (Xinhua/Chen Junqing)   Beijing has launched a pilot zone to develop new-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology, the municipal commission of science and technology announced on Wednesday. The zone will focus on exploring an innovative system to … Read more

IBM Brings Watson AI To The Private Cloud And Rival Public Cloud Platforms

Source: Forbes IBM enabled Watson AI to run across the enterprise data centers and mainstream public cloud platforms. Branded as Watson Anywhere, the flagship data and analytics platform that was initially built for the IBM Cloud can be deployed in a variety of environments including VMware, IBM Cloud Private, AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. … Read more

#IBM Brings #Watson #AI To Rival Clouds

Source: silicon.co.uk Watson AI services are set to become available on almost any infrastructure, including private clouds and multiple clouds, as IBM looks to put AI wherever data is stored IBM has said it plans to make all its Watson artificial intelligence services available on rivals’ cloud infrastructure, and not just its own platform, as … Read more

IBM and McCormick developing food products with AI

Source: fdiforum.net Credit: Shutterstock.com jakkapan Not content with securing the food supply chain with blockchain technology, IBM has turned its attentions towards food product development. The tech company has teamed up with flavour specialist McCormick & Company to pioneer the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to develop new spice blends. Using IBM Research AI for … Read more