WATSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WATSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tough test facing Jeopardy! champion Watson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215185-79/watson-ibm-usaa-test.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215185-79/watson-ibm-usaa-test.html.csp">Tough test facing Jeopardy! champion Watson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Barinka</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:38:02.015-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • International Business Machines is putting its Watson natural-language technology to the test with consumers on a wide scale for the first time. On the website of financial-services firm USAA, military customers will be able to use IBM’s tool to ask questions and seek advice on transitioning back to civilian life. Famous for being a “Jeopardy!” game-show champion, Watson analyzes information and can answer questions in conversational English. The USAA deal gives IBM its biggest test y...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:38:02 MDT Golf: Irons take on added importance at British Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190448-77/iron-ball-open-watson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190448-77/iron-ball-open-watson.html.csp">Golf: Irons take on added importance at British Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.766-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoylake, England • When Tom Watson remembers his favorite shots from the British Open — and, given he’s a five-time champion, there are plenty — one stands above all the others. That 2-iron on the 72nd hole at Birkdale, locking up the last of his major titles in 1983. Anyone who fancies a chance of hoisting the claret jug at Royal Liverpool would be well advised to practice the same sort of shot. “That’s where you beat your competitors, if you’re a good long-iron player,” Watson said. “You hit t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581904482014-07-17T16:43:13.766-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:13.766-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190448@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Utah mom’s plea: Let 12-year-old daughter into first grade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173951-78/alexis-grade-watson-special.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173951-78/alexis-grade-watson-special.html.csp">Utah mom’s plea: Let 12-year-old daughter into first grade</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:49:57.411-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City mother Angie Watson is hoping for what once seemed impossible: She wants to see her 12-year-old daughter, Alexis, born with a rare genetic disorder, begin regular first grade this fall. Alexis Watson was born weighing 1½ pounds, and doctors said if she lived, she’d likely do little more in life than stare at the ceiling, her mother said. Instead, Alexis has surpassed everyone’s expectations, although her physical and cognitive growth are still dramatically delayed — she is the siz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173951@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:49:57 MDT Golf: Defending champ Blixt leads Greenbrier Classic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147859-77/32-35-greenbrier-blixt-32-33.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147859-77/32-35-greenbrier-blixt-32-33.html.csp">Golf: Defending champ Blixt leads Greenbrier Classic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN RABY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T19:12:02.623-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. • Jonas Blixt’s memory of raising the trophy last year carried over to a strong start at the Greenbrier Classic. The defending champion shot a 6-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over former Stanford star Patrick Rodgers and seven others at Old White TPC. Blixt tied for second in the Masters but missed the cut in three of his last four starts. Returning to The Greenbrier resort brought him back to a comfort zone. Starting on the 10th hole in the morning...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581478592014-07-03T19:12:02.623-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T19:12:02.623-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147859@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:12:02 MDT Calculating the price of an academic dream http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123152-79/simons-debt-student-watson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123152-79/simons-debt-student-watson.html.csp">Calculating the price of an academic dream</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK CURRAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:44:01.964-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alexis Watson and Katerina Simons each faced a tough decision as they finished high school: Borrow heavily to attend an expensive dream school, or choose a more affordable public university. Simons, who made her decision two years ago, chose financial security, while Watson, who decided this year, chose her dream school. During her senior year, Simons considered whether to pursue a degree in physics at the University of Rochester or at SUNY Binghamton. Though she said she thought both schools ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123152@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:44:01 MDT Golf: Masters champion Watson headlines U.S. Open cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58067057-77/watson-cut-friday-mahan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58067057-77/watson-cut-friday-mahan.html.csp">Golf: Masters champion Watson headlines U.S. Open cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AARON BEARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T22:17:28.192-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pinehurst, N.C. • Masters champion Bubba Watson avoided major mistakes, putted well and seemed more comfortable in his second run through Pinehurst No. 2 at the U.S. Open. Too bad it came a day late. Watson shot an even-par 70 on Friday, not enough following an opening 76 that ultimately cost him a shot of playing on the weekend. “It’s easy today,” Watson joked. “After you’re out of it, it’s kind of easy just to go around and play golf.” Watson finished at 6-over 146 to miss the cut by a stroke....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580670572014-06-13T22:17:28.192-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T22:17:28.192-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58067057@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:17:28 MDT Golf: Bubba Watson leads Memorial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58012389-77/watson-round-136-208.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58012389-77/watson-round-136-208.html.csp">Golf: Bubba Watson leads Memorial</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T22:09:05.754-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dublin, Ohio • Bubba Watson has been coming to Muirfield Village ever since his rookie year on the PGA Tour. Nine years later, he might have finally figured it out. He had only five rounds in the 60s in his previous eight trips. Even with a bogey on his final hole Saturday, he had a 3-under 69 for his third straight round in the 60s this week. Watson is 11 under on the par 5s, the key to scoring. Best of all, he walked off the course with a one-shot lead over Scott Langley in the Memorial. Not ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580123892014-05-31T22:09:05.754-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T22:09:05.754-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58012389@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 22:09:05 MDT