September 1, 2017

How Watson is putting data at the heart of the US Open experience for millions of fans

IBM Watson is working with the US Open to deliver millions of fans with new levels of engagement and experiences. Fans can access real-time scores, analysis, statistics and video highlights across digital platforms powered by Watson. The tournament’s mobile app featuring Watson's Conversation API, enables fans to ask logistical questions in natural language, discover who is playing on what court, who won and more.

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August 18, 2017

Bolton College used IBM Watson to build a virtual assistant that enhances teaching, learning and information access

Bolton College in the United Kingdom used Watson Conversation service to build "Ada," a virtual assistant that enhances teaching, learning and student access to information. The chatbot can already respond to over 2,000 questions across multiple domains. With this implementation the college is shaping how students learn, while saving money.

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August 14, 2017

How Watson AI is helping companies stay ahead of hackers and cybersecurity attacks

Cybercrime is projected to cause $6 trillion in damages by 2021. There is no way to manually read and analyze the huge volumes of unstructured data that security analysts need to process. Watson's AI allows systems to continuously learn by constantly analyzing billions of data points to detect patterns and even predict attacks before they occur, helping clients analyze threats up to 50% faster.

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August 10, 2017

Building better chatbots: Two questions to ask before you get started

Chatbots are the new apps, offering scalable, instantaneous, 24x7 interaction that is difficult to achieve with human agents. Learn how an IBMer built a chatbot that could answer questions about herself — an interactive, conversational resumé of sorts. Through trial and error, she found two important considerations to take into account when building a chatbot.

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August 9, 2017

The Chatbot Never Sleeps: How We Created a Chatbot Integration with Mendix That Enables 24/7 Customer Service

Chatbots are an essential way to let users interact with brands. They speak the same languages we do, answer questions and offer instant support, 24x7. Use Watson Conversation to rapidly build a chatbot that dramatically improves and automates customer engagement. Here's a step-by-step guide of how we created a chatbot using Watson Conversation with Mendix.

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August 7, 2017

Australian startup Oovvuu defies shrinking advertising revenue challenges with Watson

In the fight against shrinking ad dollars, fake news, ever smaller editorial and news staff and increasingly dominant social media platforms, Oovvuu is using Watson to better connect viewers to the most relevant video and news content, generating valuable new advertising revenues for media and news organizations. Their platform can match up to 1000 videos to relevant news articles in less than a second — a 2400% increase over manual methods.

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August 4, 2017

AI is the future of cybersecurity – How Watson helps detect threats faster and better protect your organization

Not having complete context and a holistic, real-time view of cyber threats puts an organization at a huge risk. Global ransomware attacks will exceed $5 billion in damages this year, up from $325 million in 2015. Learn how AI is being used to transform the cybersecurity industry and help analysts identity threats and resolve them faster than ever before.

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July 31, 2017

How enriched and faster news discovery fuels business development and growth

Watson Discovery News is like having a large team of tireless researchers vigilantly seeking opportunities and threats in news and blog content, only faster, and with more precision. Watson's NLP-enriched news search sources from more than 100,000 outlets, with 300,000 new articles added daily, in real-time. Build powerful news queries in under five minutes.

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July 26, 2017

Meet the 13-year-old prodigy taking IBM and artificial intelligence by storm

ABC recently profiled 13-year-old Canadian tech prodigy Tanmay Bakshi who started using computers at five, launched his first app at nine, and has been working with IBM's cognitive APIs for a few years now. In 2013 he built "tTables," an app to help kids learn multiplication, a huge achievement for a child who loves to code but is largely self-taught.

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