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Security guard robot ends it all by throwing itself into a...

Knightscope K5 security bot shows your job is probably safe from automation.

For now.

Juicero to cut staff, drop price of its juice bag presser...

Current price "not a realistic way for us to fulfill our mission," CEO allegedly writes.

Forget Silicon Valley: Building a startup in Romania may make more...

​Low-financed startups could find a home in the eastern European country, where overheads and salaries are a quarter of those in San Francisco.

Car-charging company is on a tear, buying GE stations, securing investments

Siemens money will help expand European electric vehicle infrastructure.

iPhone at 10: How Apple changed gaming for the better and...

For gaming, the iPhone sparked a gold rush and burst of creativity still felt today.

QA: Hortonworks and IBM double down on Hadoop

Hortonworks and IBM recently announced an expanded partnership.

The deal pairs IBMrsquo;s Data Science Experiencenbsp;(DSX) analytics toolkit and thenbsp;Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), with the goal of extending machine learning and data science tools to developers across the Hadoop ecosystem.
IBMrsquo;s Big SQL, a SQL engine for Hadoop, will be leveraged as well.InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill recently met with Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden and IBM Analytics general manager Rob Thomas at the DataWorks Summit conference in Silicon Valley, to talk about the state of big data analytics, machine learning, and Hadooprsquo;s standing among the expanding array of technologies available for large-scale data processing.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Reality check: The state of AI, bots, and smart assistants

Artificial intelligencemdash;in the guises of personal assistants, bots, self-driving cars, and machine learningmdash;is hot again, dominating Silicon Valley conversations, tech media reports, and vendor trade shows.AI is one of those technologies whose promise is resurrected periodically, but only slowly advances into the real world.
I remember the dog-and-pony AI shows at IBM, MIT, Carnegie-Mellon, Thinking Machines, and the like in the mid-1980s, as well as the technohippie proponents like Jaron Lanier who often graced the covers of the erarsquo;s gee-whiz magazine like Omni.[ Learn how to write apps that take full advantage of machine learning: Data in, intelligence out: Machine learning pipelines demystified • Googlersquo;s machine-learning cloud pipeline explained • R and Python drive SQL Server 2017 into machine learning. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorldrsquo;s App Dev Report newsletter. ]AI is an area where much of the science is well established, but the implementation is still quite immature.
Itrsquo;s not that the emperor has no clothesmdash;rather, the emperor is only now wearing underwear.

Therersquo;s a lot more dressing to be done.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

With path cleared to close Yahoo deal, Verizon prepares the pink...

Deal to close June 13, as Yahoo stockholders approve endgame.

LeEco collapse continues as CEO cedes control; 85% of US workforce...

It appears that the "Netflix of China" should have stayed in China.

UploadVR set up “kink room” at the office, says ex-employee in...

UploadVR says the allegations are "entirely without merit."

Y Combinator head who pushes basic income is reportedly running for...

Sam Altman, 32, founded Loopt, sold it for $43M. He's been head of YC since 2014.

U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple

If you work at Apple's One Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino as a computer programmer on an H-1B visa, you can can be paid as little as $52,229.

That's peanuts in Silicon Valley.

Average wages for a programmer in Santa Clara County are more th...