Uber, in the midst of legal battle with Alphabet over self-driving car technology, is building a new artificial intelligence team in Toronto to help improve its autonomous vehicle software, according to Bloomberg.
A group of prominent academics and tech executives fear that the U.K.’s exit from the European Union could jeopardize the U.K.’s lead in the development of machine learning technologies, according to Bloomberg.
Facebook’s research unit Building 8 is working to make it possible for people to type using signals from their brains, part of the lab’s broader effort to free people from their phones, according to Bloomberg.
Israeli company Radwin, provider of train-to-ground wireless communications solutions, received the prestigious Passenger Innovation of the Year 2017 Award last week at the SmartRail Europe Innovation Awards in Amsterdam, Holland. The company has earned this award for its FiberinMotion train-to-ground solution.
Semiconductor maker AMD is betting that their purchase of a chipmaker Nitero will help drive the adoption of more portable virtual reality headsets, according to Bloomberg. Nitero has developed a 60 gigahertz wireless chip that it says can transmit high-resolution video without delays or lags.
Americans are spending more time within mobile apps and less time within mobile browsers. However, the number of apps being used regularly is dropping, as users concentrate their activities in core apps, according to eMarketer.
IDC released an Innovators report recognizing five multicloud management software and SaaS vendors with revenue under $100 million. The five vendors recognized as IDC Innovators are Cirba, Datadog, Embotics, RightScale, and Turbonomic.
The U.S. order prohibiting passengers from carrying laptop computers and other electronics into the cabins of some overseas flights is raising concerns about a risk not related to terror, but the potential for those devices’ lithium-based batteries to catch fire in the baggage hold, according to Bloomberg.
Internet billionaire and aspiring rocket man Jeff Bezos said he sells $1 billion a year in Amazon stock to fund Blue Origin, the company fueling his dream of sending people into space, according to Bloomberg.
Magewell will unveil new 4K models in its USB Capture Plus series of plug-and-play, external video capture devices at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show. The new devices combine the highly-regarded quality, feature-richness and ease-of-use of the USB Capture Plus family with full-resolution 4K capture capabilities.
Intel is going back to its roots as a memory chipmaker in a bid to get consumers excited about high-end desktop computers, according to Bloomberg. The world’s largest chipmaker is offering a new memory chip package it says will improve desktop performance in a way that consumers will notice and be willing to pay for.
Open systems feature highly on IOT decision makers radars in Australia, according to recently published IDC research. IoT decision makers are putting a high priority on open standards for data and connectivity and on open source software standards. 81% of organisations rank common data and connectivity standards as extremely or very important, 63% rate open source software standards the same.
Deutsche Telekom has expanded its Managed Security Services to now include “Versiegelte Cloud”, i.e. a sealed cloud. The technology is provided by the cloud security provider Uniscon and excludes, via purely technical means, all unauthorized third-party access, even by service provider staff, at all times.
Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving cars were back on public roads Monday morning in San Francisco, three days after a crash in Arizona put the company’s testing program on hold, according to Bloomberg report.
Independent global researcher GfK, has released findings showing which vehicle features, from a given list, people see as being ‘very important’ in a vehicle. Significant numbers state that the latest driver technology and passenger technology is ‘very important’ to them – and the percentage of people claiming this increases notably with income.
The Central and Eastern European (CEE) wearables market reached a record volume of 1.6 million units in 2016, reflecting 33.8% growth year on year. In the fourth quarter of the year (4Q16) 581,000 units were shipped, which translated to 29.4% growth, according to data from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker published by IDC.
Epson has unveiled many new products at CeBIT in Hannover, but one of the most exciting is PaperLab, the world's first dry process compact office papermaking system that was presented for the first time in Europe.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world’s first full scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule. This first capsule is the culmination of over three years and thousands of hours of design, research, and analysis.
German Digital Association Bitcom unveiled ahead of the official start of CeBIT that Japan regains importance in digital technology trade with Germany. The import of ICT commodities into Germany has increased by 11 percent to 1.5 billion euro. The import has risen by 33 percent in the last three years, and Germany now ranks among the ten most important import markets.
California relaxed several rules on self-driving cars as the state tries to maintain its status as a leading test bed for the future of transportation, according to Bloomberg. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles released proposed regulations for autonomous vehicles, dropping an earlier requirement that a human driver had to be present while testing on public roads.
Swedish company Earin announced a global partnership with Red Bull Racing to be the official audio brand for the Formula One team. The one-year partnership places the Earin brand front and center with F1 fans around the world as the company gets ready to launch the next generation in their line of True Wireless Earbuds.
Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple’s iPhone, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.
A controversial plan to fix bitcoin’s network congestion suffered a setback after attackers used a newly-discovered bug to crash the software, according to Bloomberg. Bitcoin Unlimited was attacked after developers brought the bug to light.