Posts Tagged: watson


Google vs. the Luddites: A Patent Battle Neither Side Should Win

The idea that all software is obvious is a theoretical argument that doesn’t just border on the scattological, it wades right into the sewer. Consider artificial …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 38

IBM achieves record number of U.S. patents in 2016, 24th straight year of patent dominance

In 1992, Bill Clinton was elected President of the United States. Hurricane Andrew bore down on the American Southeast, causing billions in damage after wreaking destruction from Florida …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

Star Trek Celebrates 50 Years: Industry Insiders Reflect

The first episode of Star Trek aired on September 8, 1966, some 50 years ago. Although the original series ended after only three rather disappointing seasons, the franchise would go …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 5

How Artificial Intelligence Helps Lawyers Compete in today’s Data-driven World

The law waits for no one and neither does AI, which has already made a lasting impact in many areas of business, including the practice of law. …
By Derek Handova
3 years ago 0

IBM sales slump continues but Watson is getting brighter

Despite shrinking revenues, IBM may be able to chart its way back to stability if success continues for its Watson cognitive computing platform, the corporation’s fastest …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

IBM receives most U.S. patents for 23rd consecutive year

IBM once again has topped the list of annual U.S. patent recipients, receiving 7,355 patents in 2015. This is the 23rd consecutive year IBM has received more U.…
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 2

American high tech companies take charge as the world’s most valuable brands

The top two spots on the list of the 100 most valuable brands are occupied this year, as last year, by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc. (…
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 2

Teva first major corporate partner of Watson Health, IBM’s cloud platform for medicine

Just a few months after establishing this health and wellness cloud platform, IBM has secured its first Foundational Life Sciences partner for Watson Health in Teva Pharmaceutical …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Far-flung fears of AI weaponry and superintelligence come from big names in science, tech

Skynet. HAL 9000. The Matrix. The Joshua Computer from WarGames. It’s not hard to look around popular culture and find examples of artificial intelligence (AI) stirring a …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 3

IBM recent R&D focuses on software solutions for healthcare, energy grid renewables

IBM is involved with the development of medical technologies for fields other than oncology, as is evidenced by the issue of U.S. Patent No. 9064306, which is …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

IBM: A commitment to innovation for the sake of inventing

IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced that it received a record number of patents during 2014, obtaining a staggering 7,534 U.S. patents in 2014. IBM is thoroughly committed to innovation. …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 2

IBM continues pursuit of cognitive question answering systems

Piggybacking on the success of IBM’s Watson system, we feature a trio of technologies in the field of question answering systems. The provisioning of computing resources …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Is IBM’s Watson Still Patent Eligible?

Watson? It is an artificially intelligent computer system that is capable of answering questions presented in natural language. It is, in essence, the modern day equivalent to …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 36

On the Record with Manny Schecter, Part II

In Part II of the interview, which is the final segment, we discuss how IBM keeps a watchful eye on the industry to learn from the mistakes …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

On the Record with Manny Schecter, IBM Chief Patent Counsel

Whenever there is interesting IBM news of a patent variety Schecter has been gracious enough to make time to chat. The news of IBM's patent supremacy wasn't …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1