Friday, September 2, 2016

EuroMoney: Intelligent machines will dominate FX trading

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems are too expensive to go mainstream for now, but a future in which human currency traders have been marginalized by machines seems closer than ever.

                                            Jos├ęphine de Chazournes, Celent

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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Google in 2016

According to sources close to the Wall Street Journal, Google is looking into launching a new mobile based messenger service underpinned by artificial intelligence. “For its new service, Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., plans to integrate chatbots, software programs that answer questions inside a messaging app,” the article claims.
Facebook’s M is not a fully automated intelligence. There is some human interaction and curation involved to aid it with more complex queries, but eventually this will be an interim step until the computers can handle more intricate requests. “Everything the trainers do, we record every step,” says Alex Lebrun, an AI expert at Facebook involved in the project. This information includes what websites they visit, what they say over any calls made, and what they type in response to the Facebook user.

Monday, August 24, 2015

HP reported Q3 Fiscal 2015 results: Net revenue down 8% versus Q3 2014

HP Reports Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2015) - HP ( NYSE : HPQ )

Third quarter net revenue of $25.3 billion
Third quarter non-GAAP diluted net earnings per share of $0.88, versus the previously provided outlook of $0.83 to $0.87 per share
Third quarter GAAP diluted net earnings per share of $0.47, versus the previously provided outlook of $0.50 to $0.54 per share
Third quarter cash flow from operations of $1.7 billion
Returned $670 million to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends in the third quarter

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Apple soon to be worth more than $1 trillion

Apple soon to be worth more than $1trillion
Right now, shares for Apple are at $127 and analysts are saying they can rise as high as $180 – making Apple worth more than $1 trillion. That is, of course, if the iWatch doesn’t fall flat on its face. If that fails, Apple will be stuck at a measly three quarters of a trillion, and that’s bush league.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

IBM and Apple kiss and make up

Apple and IBM Announce Partnership. Apple and IBM announced plans for an exclusive partnership in the mobile arena: