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The thought of self-driving cars seems like a futuristic fever dream you imagined during your early childhood. Though we may still be eons away from flying cars brought to life on The Jetsons, Blade Runner, and Harry Potter, the reality...
Following a letter to AT&T's board of directors revealing that it now owned $3.2 billion of the company's stock, activist investor-backed hedge fund Elliot Associates and Elliot International has reportedly said that it is looking at helping...
This is an opinion piece. No references or citations. Only one informed view of things.Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is no longer purely the subject of academic discussion or random projects by maverick entrepreneurs....
One of the biggest polarizing effects of practical artificial intelligence applications is that half the world seems to think it will take all our jobs, while the other half says it will create even more jobs. What's...
Microsoft is reportedly working on a new and lightweight operating system to rival Chromebooks from Google's Alphabet. Lite OS, as the new operating system is called, might not be a Windows spin-off. It's a bare-bones OS that is touted...
After waiting with bated breath for a Tesla go-private announcement only to see Musk do a 180-degree swivel and decide to keep the company public after all, Wall Street is busying itself with a fairy tale: what if Apple...
With much of the focus on Tesla's business and Musk's actions of late, it's easy to forget why the company exists: to make sustainable road transportation on a mass scale a reality. And that reality was reinvoked by Tesla...
James Dondero is on a roll. That roll is a thirty-year mission to reinvent the way some investors look at assets. The mission also includes his quest to help the city of Dallas solve some of the dramatic social...
Google has a dominant presence in our lives, if we're not living in China. Aside from the People's Republic of China, which has deliberately kept Google away from its citizens, the rest of the world is hooked on Google.How...
Among all retailers of all formats - big box, wholesale, online - one name stands out as the Boogie Man for all other retailers. That name is Amazon. But why has this company become so feared in retail circles,...
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...