Hospitals are spending billions collecting and analyzing medical data. The one data point no one is tracking: the payoff.
Big Blue thinks its Jeopardy! champion Watson can make money by offering health-care providers new expertise without hiring new staff.
A Q&A with one of the leading inventors of tools for medical data analytics.
Medical data is a hot spot for venture investing and product innovation. The payoff could be better care.
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It’s not certain whether Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down because of mistaken identity, but it is plausible.
The inventor of a home helper robot called Jibo discusses the importance of social machines.
Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant for smartphones, will soon be able to control some home-automation gadgets.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
Amazon’s file-synching and collaboration service, Zocalo, adds a big player to an already-crowded market.