Cisco completes acquisition of artificial intelligence company MindMeld

Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco.

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Architecting smart cities: What makes a ‘smart city’ smart?

What makes a ‘smart city’ smart? It’s not the devices, although the availability of computer-controlled sensors and actuators has enabled a huge range of smart city applications, writes Dr Chris Harding, director for interoperability at The Open Group.

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ABB and IBM partner in industrial AI solutions to combine ABB Ability and IBM Watson

ABB and IBM announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure.

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Worldwide spending on Cognitive and AI to reach $12.5bn in 2017, says new IDC spending guide

A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts worldwide revenues for cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $12.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 59.3% over 2016.

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