Stories by James Niccolai

Most Americans support the FBI over Apple, Pew study finds

Most Americans think that Apple should help the FBI unlock a smartphone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino mass shooting, according to a study released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.

Written by James Niccolai23 Feb. 16 09:41

IBM dangles US$5 million prize for major breakthroughs using Watson

IBM has been encouraging developers to build apps using its Watson artificial intelligence system, which it hopes will be a big money maker for the company in the future. It kicked off the latest effort on Wednesday, pledging US$5 million in prize money to whoever makes the biggest breakthroughs with Watson by 2020.

Written by James Niccolai18 Feb. 16 04:08

IBM cuts new Watson deals that push it deeper into health

When you think of IBM you probably don't think of consumer electronics, but the company's CEO came to Las Vegas Wednesday to push IBM's Watson technology deeper into wearables and health.

Written by James Niccolai07 Jan. 16 07:25