At the Web Summit 2017 technology conference in Lisbon today, Volkswagen Group announced that it would be partnering with Google to work on quantum computing, with a focus on AI, EVs and traffic optimization.A special team of researchers will...
Uber, the world's number one ride-hailing company, just upped its credibility today by announcing a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop air traffic systems for "unmanned traffic management."The announcement was made at the Web...
Renowned theoretical physicist, author and cosmologist Stephen William Hawking has once again warned the world about the future of artificial intelligence and the effects it could have on humanity as a whole. Talking to Wired magazine, Hawking said AI...
A recent survey by US bank revealed that a growing number of Americans are using digital apps to make their payments. The growth of digital payments platforms, high level of smartphone penetration and reducing friction of online transactions have...
It appears that Toyota, once thought of as an "anti-EV" company, is fairly close to cracking the problem of mass producing solid-state battery packs for electric vehicles. There are still several hurdles to overcome, according to Toyota Chairman Takeshi...
Compared to a few decades ago, our shopping habits have drastically changed, and it is mostly thanks to the internet. The internet itself became broadly available for the public in the 1990s: in 1995 there were ca. 16 million...
Two months ago we reported that Walmart had teamed up with Alphabet's Google to allow Google Home users to do voice shopping with Google Assistant. The retail giant has now integrated its own customer relationship management system with Google...
You may have heard of Petcube, the company that makes pet-related hardware like the Petcube Play, which allows you to remotely control a laser pointer to make your cat go crazy. Or maybe you own a Petcube Bites that...
Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet-owned Google's urban innovation wing, has announced that it will start planning a possibly billion-dollar development called Quayside on Toronto's waterfront. Planning will kick off on November 1 for the project, which is expected to cost at...
A recent article titled "There's a new challenger to lithium batteries", which was originally published on OilPrice.com and carried by Business Insider. In it, the writer highlights a research paper by Stanford researchers that their sodium-based battery could compete...
Box, the leading content management platform that is used by more 74,000 businesses, announced that its going to integrate Artificial Intelligence into its platform.The most interesting part about the announcement is that the company did not choose a single...
Hyperloop One now has not one but two well-known billionaire industrialists backing it. Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, will be joining the Board of Directors at Hyperloop One. We don't know the terms of the investment,...
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. or SpaceX, has successfully launched its third reused rocket. This marks another step in Elon Musk's company's journey towards bringing down the cost of rocket flight.The company's 15th launch this year, from the Kennedy Space...
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, announced today during its cloud computing conference,  that the company will pour $15 billion into research and development over the next three years, covering diverse areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, fintech, quantum...
Well, to be honest, just because it can.Walmart is not just another retailer. It is the world's largest in terms of revenue, which means it is also the largest in terms of the number of goods sold and number...