Revamped AlphaGo Wins First Game Against Chinese Go Grandmaster

WUZHEN, CHINA — In the first game of his match with AlphaGo—the Go-playing machine built by researchers at Google’s DeepMind lab—Chinese grandmaster Ke Jie opened with a move lifted straight from the arsenal of this artificially intelligent machine. He aimed to beat AlphaGo with its own unusual style of play. …

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Why Amazon let 4,000 dogs into its Seattle headquarters

Amazon’s (AMZN) work culture is well-known for several qualities — tough, hard-working, innovative, even bruising. But it’s not necessarily known as being one of the largest dog-friendly tech companies. According to the Seattle-based e-commerce giant, Amazon has 4,000 registered canines — 500 of which on average come to the offices everyday with …

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Apple and Nokia have settled their patent dispute

Apple and Nokia have settled an ongoing patent dispute and entered a new licensing agreement, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Under a business collaboration agreement, Nokia will provide network infrastructure services to Apple, while Apple will resume selling Nokia health products, which were previously sold under the Withings brand. …

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Google’s AlphaGo AI defeats world Go number one Ke Jie

Google’s AI AlphaGo has done it again: it’s defeated Ke Jie, the world’s number one Go player, in the first game of a three-part match. AlphaGo shot to prominence a little over a year ago after beating Korean legend Lee Se-dol 4-1 in one of the most potent demonstrations of …

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