Sophia is the first robot citizen of Saudi Arabia, a status she was awarded at the Future Investment Initiative during her appearance there last month.In this interesting (to say the least) and more recent interview with Hanson Robotics' Sophia...
A robot that can do things that the average human can't? Built by Boston Dynamics, Atlas is promoted by the company as "the world's most dynamic humanoid", and that's something you won't argue with once you see this latest...
The Snippet: True to its DNA of exploiting technology to optimize its business, Amazon launched an app called Relay to make it easier for truck drivers to slip in and out of Amazon warehouses and save precious time. The Relay app: Once...
True to its promise, Tesla Motors just revealed the Tesla Semi on Thursday, just a few hours ago.Key Features: Tesla Semi All-electric Big Rig Truck Naturally, it's all-electric, with an independent motor for each pair of wheels on the rear...
The Snippet: As part of its "accessibility by design" philosophy, Microsoft has launched its latest accessibility application, called Seeing AI. The app can capture, recognize and describe to the user various structural elements in documents, product labels and other text-based...
The Story: Using a blockchain-based payments system from fintech startup Ripple, credit card major American Express is now making it easier for their corporate customers in the United States to send funds to UK customers who bank with Santander UK.The transactions...
The Story: China has started building the world's fastest wind tunnel, a structure that will allow the PRC to test hypersonic aircraft capable of reaching the U.S. west coast in 14 minutes at a blistering speed of 7.5 miles per...
The Story: GM CEO Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday that the company will launch a new electric vehicle (EV) line in 2021 that will be more cost-efficient to build and actually make a profit for America's biggest automaker. Profit? From...
The Story: Microsoft founder Bill Gates said that the benefits that humans can reap from new technologies like artificial intelligence outweigh any potential risks that they may pose. Important Because: There is a growing voice of concern around how the future will...
The Story: Facebook has rebranded the Events app, and it is now called Facebook Local. The standalone app will now surface information about local businesses and reviews from FB users.Important Because: The previously-known-as-Events app is a key piece to Facebook's...
The Story: Mozilla has revealed Firefox Quantum, which is version 57 of the foundation's open-source web browser.It's an attempt to take on the second biggest tech company in the world, Alphabet, Inc., on its own turf.Google Chrome now has nearly...
The following content has been reproduced with permission courtesy IQS Directory. Credits and link at the bottom of the article. We are becoming more accustomed to jaw-dropping video game technology, Amazon’s Alexa speakers, and nifty Android and iOS apps that...
The technology industry has abundant opportunities for young graduates when they're first starting out, but these tech jobs in particular will put thousands of dollars every month into your pocket right out of college. All salaries mentioned are median...
The Story: A stray plane on Saturday delayed the launch of a NASA rocket intended to carry cargo to the International Space Station. A new launch time has been set for 7:14 am Eastern Standard Time on Sunday. Why It Matters: The...
The Story: The United States National Transportation Safety Board wants to learn more about “how self-driving vehicles interact with their environment and the other human-driven vehicles around them,” said NTSB spokesman Christopher O‘Neil.Federal officials were sent to Las Vegas Friday...