Smart cities provide their inhabitants with a greater quality of life through uninterrupted power service, better quality of potable water, a more reliable natural gas supply, a faster and more efficient public transport as well as more efficient health services and public administration. Smart cities attract companies and young talent, said Ivan Paić from Schneider Electric.
More than two years ago, Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos spoke on 60 Minutes about delivering goods to homes with unmanned aircraft, or drones. But a little startup near Reno beat Amazon to the punch, according to Bloomberg.
Linus Torvalds proudly announced the release and availability for download of the Linux 4.8 kernel branch, which is now the latest stable and most advanced one. Linux kernel 4.8 has been in development for the past two months, during which it received eight Release Candidate (RC) testing versions that early adopters were able to compile and install on their GNU/Linux operating system to test various hardware components or simply report bugs.
Google repackaged its cloud services and corporate software and hardware offerings into a new unit called Google Cloud on Thursday, according to Bloomberg. This is their latest attempt to catch leaders in the sector Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp.
Next January CES 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's leading innovation event, cementing CES' place in history as the global gathering place for innovation and technology. Since its start in 1967, CES has showcased an estimated 700,000 products.
Logitech announced its newest webcam, the Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam. Designed to meet the needs of serious streamers, the C922 Pro Stream Webcam lets you stream and record vibrant, true-to-life HD 1080p video at 30 frames per second (fps) or 720p at 60fps, features dynamic background replacement software, powered by Personify, and a 3-month XSplit recording and streaming premium license.
Yahoo! Inc.’s accounts were hacked in 2014 by cybercriminals rather than a state-sponsored party as the web portal claimed, according to an official with InfoArmor, a security company, according to Bloomberg.
The decline of the worldwide tablet market is set to continue for the remainder of 2016 as year-over-year growth reaches an all-time low of -11.5% and shipments of 183.4 million units, according to forecast data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Positive growth is set to return in 2018 and continue through 2020 with shipments reaching 194.2 million tablets as detachable tablets continue to steal share from traditional PCs.
Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 181.3% over the 2015-2020 forecast period, according to a new study by IDC.
Juniper Research revealed 25 of the world’s most exciting disruptive tech innovators, whose offerings have the power to transform how we interact with technology and the world at large. “Technology is becoming an integral part of many people’s lives across the globe,” remarked research co-author James Moar.