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IBM delivers Watson-powered voice assistant for consumer brands

IBM has launched Watson Assistant, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice assistant for businesses. Organisations showcasing the Watson Assistant include speaker maker Harman, retail bank Royal Bank of Scotland, Autodesk, Munich Airport and Motel One. IBM has ambitions to position its smart assistant technology as an alternative to the likes of Amazon Alexa and Google Home. […]

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Boom expected in processor attacks

A recent threat report from Sonicwall warned that the appearance of Meltdown and Spectre in early 2018 were strong indicators of what the year may hold. “It’s likely these are just two of many processor vulnerabilities already in play. We predict the emergence of password stealers and infostealers to take advantage of Meltdown and Spectre […]

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Train leasing firm demos mobile edge computing for smart trains

Rolling stock operating company (Rosco) Angel Trains is demonstrating the power of mobile edge computing over a mesh network to enable train operating companies (TOCs) to take advantage of innovative on-board applications and services without having to wait for mobile network operator-driven network upgrades. With customers including Great Western Railway (GWR), Merseyrail, ScotRail, SouthEastern, South […]