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IBM’s AI Loses Debate to Human But Shows Promise

IBM’s new A.I. took to the stage recently to battle with a champion debater — the artificial intelligence lost the debate but showed just how far A.I. has come in recent years.

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IBM Acquires Israeli Data Startup

American computer hardware behemoth IBM Watson is buying Israeli start-up Cloudigo, its founder said on LinkedIn over Rosh Hashana weekend.

The term 'cloud computing' uses remote servers connected by the Internet to store information, rather than a local server

Number of Registered Lobbyists Falls 14% in 2017

The number of federally registered political lobbyists has fallen by 14 percent thus far in 2017 from the 2016 total. However, based on data provided by the non-partisan OpenSecrets.org, spending by lobbyists is on track to rise by about 3 percent in 2017.

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Tech Execs Indicted for H-1B Visa Fraud

A pair of tech executives have been indicted for allegedly using false documents to bring in help through the H-1B guest worker program.

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