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This Past Month's Apple Acquisitions: Increased Prevalence of Leading Companies Incorporating Machine Learning in Consumer-Facing Technologies

Lars Hard | Posted 10.21.2014 | Huffpost Code
Lars Hard

The roles of big data and machine intelligence are becoming increasingly visible in our day-to-day lives. That doesn't necessarily mean that tomorrow ...

Will Mobile 'Virtual Assistants' Propel the Future of Medicine?

Jonathon Dreyer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathon Dreyer

The future of a quality, efficient health care system rests in our ability to press industry players to embrace collaboration and push for the creation of a connected ecosystem where, from patient to payer, mHealth technology acts as the ember to spark ongoing innovation.

Witness The Dawn Of Crowdsourced Flirting

Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

We all know what it's like to suffer through a first date -- the canned conversation, awkward good night hug/kiss, forced laughter. Rather than endure all that alone, artist and programmer Lauren McCarthy has hired a team of anonymous online strangers to help her through the awkwardness.

We're Falling In Love With Our Phones

Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.17.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

A survey of 1,000 cell phone owners commissioned by Nuance, a provider of voice recognition software, suggests that people are developing closer relationships with the virtual assistants on their smartphones.

Virtual Assistants: Interview With President Of IVAA

Lynda Resnick's Blog | Lynda Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Our lives have become virtual -- virtual money (ATM cards), virtual sales clerks (online shopping carts), virtual relationships (texting). So why not ...

Outsource Your Life: Sites Allow You To Create Army Of Virtual Assistants

AP | ERIN CONROY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Think only celebrities, high-ranking professionals and the wealthy can enjoy having personal assistants at their beck and call? Not n...