IBM announces M prize for major breakthroughs using Watson A.I.

Tech giant IBM is pushing developers to build apps using its artificial intelligence system called Watson, which it expected to be a good source of moneymaking for the company in the future. In its latest attempt to attract developers, the tech giant on Wednesday pledged $5 million in prizes for those who would make the biggest breakthroughs using the artificial intelligence system by 2020. Announcing the prizes, the company said, “We’re inviting teams from around the world to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful cognitive A.I. technologies capable of solving some of the world’s grand challenges.” Each year between from 2016 to 2020, participants will compete at the company’s World of Watson conference. Winners will keep advancing to the next year. The company also listed past achievements,…


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