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After First Week, AI System Is Beating Human Poker Players
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After First Week, AI System Is Beating Human Poker Players

An artificial intelligence system called Libratus has gained the upper hand against human poker players in the first week of a 20-day tournament in Pittsburgh. ...

Man vs. AI Machine in Texas Hold'em Matchup
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Man vs. AI Machine in Texas Hold'em Matchup

Four top professional poker players will challenge an artificial intelligence system in a 20-day Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold'em poker tournament billed as an "epic...

Is Your Robot a Little Cheeky? Google May Build It That Way
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Is Your Robot a Little Cheeky? Google May Build It That Way

Google is developing robots that have individual personalities. 

Your Car Is About to Go Open Source
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Your Car Is About to Go Open Source

Automakers are working to standardize a Linux-based operating system for in-vehicle infotainment systems that would make cars act more like smartphones. 

Touch, Gesture, Speak, Scan: A 'nui' For Enterprise It
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Touch, Gesture, Speak, Scan: A 'nui' For Enterprise It

Microsoft's Natal natural user interface (NUI) features heat-sensing displays and an infrared camera and is designed to work as a game controller for the Xbox. 

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Intel Guru Says 3-D Internet Will Arrive Within Five Years

Intel Labs technology evangelist Sean Koehl speculates that technological advances could make realistic three-dimensional Internet applications a reality in five...

Epub: The Next Pdf?
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Epub: The Next Pdf?

EPUB, an XML format for reflowable text made from three open standards, is on its way to becoming an e-book industry standard. The standard, developed by the International...
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