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2011-04-04 07:15:00

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel discussion on Watson -- the IBM computer that won on the television game show Jeopardy! -- is scheduled as part of the Trivia Championships of North America (TCONA).

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2011-03-02 10:55:55

After basking in the glory from its win on the game show “Jeopardy!”, IBM's Watson has been bested in a demonstration contest held at a Washington DC hotel.

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2011-02-17 11:20:00

Displaying only a few glitches, IBM's computer named 'Watson' easily beat two human competitors on the popular US quiz show Jeopardy!.

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2011-02-16 08:58:14

An IBM computer named Watson overcame two human champions in the second round of a man vs machine showdown on the popular US television game show “Jeopardy!” yesterday.

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2011-02-15 10:48:05

Despite displaying a few quirks, an IBM computer played to a draw on the opening day of a man vs machine showdown with two human champions of the popular US television game show Jeopardy!.

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2011-02-12 06:45:00

Almost 15 years after a machine developed by IBM defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov, the US computer giant is unveiling another that will challenge mankind once again, this time on the trivia front.

2011-01-17 07:00:00

LONDON, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the famous showdown between man and machine looming, bookmakers Bodog.com are sad to report that IBM's Computer, known as Watson, is the odds-on favourite to beat both Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

2011-01-13 12:00:00

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, Jeopardy! and IBM (NYSE: IBM) revealed the non-profit beneficiaries of the upcoming contest between two of the most celebrated Jeopardy! Champions - Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings - and IBM's "Watson" computing system.

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2010-12-15 09:00:00

The most renowned champions in 'Jeopardy' history will be facing some stiff new competition--an IBM supercomputer--as the popular American quiz show will feature a 'man vs machine' showdown for the first time in its more than 40 year history.


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