Warner has released a new featurette, pictures, and poster for Transcendence, starring Johnny Depp as an artificial intelligence researcher whose consciousness is preserved in a supercomputer when he’s killed by anti-technology extremists. Show More Summary
As expected Amazon announced a $20 price increase in the cost of its Amazon Prime service (from $79 to $99). It will take effect when customers are up for renewal. Based on consumer survey data Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) estimates that Amazon currently has 27 million Prime members. According to CIRP Prime members constitute 45% of […]
The Center for Intelligent and Secure Network Research (CISNR) at the University of Engineering and Technology has successfully launched ‘electrocure’, a solution to electricity theft. “The invention will cater to 150 consumers at a time,” said CISNR Director Dr Gul Muhammad at a ceremony at the Pearl Continental hotel on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Elephants, as most people already know, are one of the smartest animals on the planet. However, the giant mammals continue to surprise us, as recent research reveals that elephant intelligence may even be more complex than we previously thought. Show More Summary
As research for next fall’s Beethoven class, I just finished reading Barry Cooper’s Beethoven. Excellent book: crisp, intelligently revisionist, scrupulously factual, devoid of any retro sentimentality. I highly recommend it. I’m going to take exception to examples in it of the way we talk about classical music, and I don’t want to give the impression […]
Apple chooses margin over volume as iPhone and iPad mixes drive higher prices Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released analysis of product pricing of Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). This analysis indicates that in the most recentShow More Summary
Check out the first trailer for the British thriller The Machine, about two researchers who develop an intelligent gynoid — only to have the British government try to turn her into a weapon. And you know how well that usually turns out. Read more...
Read more about the facts mentioned: A 'new' form of intelligent life? Plants found to have memory and make complex decisions. (DailyGalaxy.com) Crocodiles can climb trees: researchers (Reuters) Even Olympians can't help Wheaties (Wall...Show More Summary
Could Congress legally compel the executive branch to disclose classified opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court? Maybe not, a new analysis from the Congressional Research Service concludes. The CRS report — entitled “Disclosure of FISA Court Opinions: Select Legal Issues” — has little to do with FISA Court opinions in particular. Show More Summary
Measured By Use Frequency, Facebook is Over Three Times More Popular Google App Portfolio Also Has Significant Numbers of Users Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released analysis of the most frequently used apps for US phone buyers in the calendar quarter that ended December 31, 2013. Show More Summary
Dr. Yonatan Sahle now holds the Glenn Isaac Postdoctoral Seat in the Human Evolution Research Center at UC Berkeley. He … Continue reading ?
Imagine socially intelligent computer game characters with a natural dialogue, human-like in their ways of relating to others, who gossip, manipulate and have their own agendas. New research can make all of this possible.
One change in the sequence of the BDNF gene causes some people to be more impaired by traumatic brain injury than others with comparable wounds, new research shows. The study measured general intelligence in a group of 156 Vietnam War veterans who suffered penetrating head injuries during the war. Show More Summary
By Buy and Hold Falcon: Background and Financial Analysis Gartner (IT) is one of the leading firms in the IT research sector, providing data analytics and business intelligence services to over 13,000 organizations across 85 countries. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Glenn Greenwald, while working with NBC News, revealed some details of a GCHQ presentation concerning how the surveillance organization had a "dirty tricks" group known as JTRIG -- the Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group. Show More Summary
Buyers Sell iPhones, Keep Other Brands Carriers Dominate the Used Phone Market Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released results of its research on the market for used mobile phones. CIRP bases its findings on its survey of 1,000...Show More Summary
IBM recently announced that it will invest in a research program in Africa to improve water and sanitation, agriculture, healthcare and education on the continent using its artificial intelligence platform, Watson.
Churn Data Belies Intent to Renew Memberships Loyalty Depends on Video, Other Factors Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released new survey analysis of member loyalty and price sensitivity of Amazon Prime members from Amazon, Inc. Show More Summary
Buyers Finance Phones With Lower Resale Values Phone Finance Encourages Buyers to Purchase More Expensive Models Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released additional results of its research on mobile phone financing plans. This...Show More Summary
Instagram grew its user base to 150 million monthly active users in half the time that it took Twitter and in two years less than Facebook, according to research by the think-tank L2 Intelligence. During 2013, the company gained more than 60 million new monthly active users. Show More Summary