October 18, 2019
Airports have seen a substantial increase in the number of people flying over the last ten years, presenting a wide variety of challenges from security to efficiency. The processing of people, their luggage, …
September 26, 2019
IDC has released its data from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker which found that global wearable device shipments grew 85.2% in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) totalling 67.7 million units.
September 22, 2019
Huawei has announced an investment of $1.5 billion in the next 5 years as part of its Developer Program 2.0 during its HUAWEI CONNECT 2019 conference. The company will partner with enterprises and individual developers to build the ecosystem of the computing industry…
September 21, 2019
A new study conducted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the trade association representing the $398 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, has found that a staggering 79% of…
September 17, 2019
NeurAlbertaTech, a group of undergraduate students from the University of Alberta have produced the first-ever mind-controlled video game using neurotechnology. The students formed the group to compete in the international NeuroTechX contest and was awarded with fifth-place after spending only two months developing the video game.
September 8, 2019
IDC has updated the Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide predicting that spending on AI systems will maintain its strong growth trajectory as businesses continue to invest in…
August 30, 2019
LG U+ has joined forces with NVIDIA to launch a 5G cloud gaming platform. GeForce NOW is the first of its kind, allowing users to play…
Bose has announced the launch of the Bose® Portable Home Speaker, a multifaceted, compact speaker integrating Bluetooth, voice control, and 360-degree sound with battery power.
The compact speaker which will be available from September 19th in Luxe Silver and Triple Black boasts the most bass above any other smart-portable speaker in its size. Offering twelve hours of battery life and no wires, the smart audio device uses WiFi to operate built-in voice systems of Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. With the new speaker, you can access playlists, smart devices, news, weather, and podcasts…
August 23, 2019
Health Secretary for The United Kingdom, Matt Hancock has announced the Department of Health and Social Care will invest £250 million in an Artifical Intelligence (AI) Lab. The AI lab will form part of NHSX, a new branch of…
July 31, 2019
Stratfor, the Texas-based leading geopolitical intelligence company, has announced the launch of its Geopolitical Risk Monitor (GRM).
The Geopolitical Risk Monitor, available to Stratfor…
July 29, 2019
Virgin Media has announced plans to bring next-generation gigabit connections to its entire network in the UK by the end of 2021. If fulfilled, the move will make Virgin Media the UK’s largest and fastest widely available residential gigabit connectivity provider.
July 28, 2019
iFlytek, the Chinese voice recognition software company, has secured $407 million in government funding.
The finances were obtained through private placement that gained investments through a number of provincial government funds,…
July 27, 2019
AT&T has announced the upcoming launch of its new streaming service AT&T TV. Trials for the company’s latest addition will begin over the summer.
July 26, 2019
AlphaSense Inc., the AI-based search engine for market intelligence, has announced it has raised $50 million in…
Insta Model, Imma, Has Clocked-Up 75k Followers But Isn’t Actually Real
Walmart has officially opened its AI-based store concept the Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL) in Levittown, New York.
The lab is located inside a 50,000-square-foot Neighborhood Market, where computer vision along with…
March 15, 2019
The Google Maps app has reached 5 billion downloads on the Play Store.
YouTube was this first to hit 5 billion downloads back in December 2018. Shortly after, Google Play Services also hit this milestone,…
February 28, 2019
The Government-backed National Institute of Information and Communications Technology is preparing a national sweep of approximately 200 million IoT devices in preparation for…
February 25, 2019
A website has been launched which creates remarkably real-looking artificial intelligence (AI) generated faces.
The faces are produced using NVIDIA’s StyleGAN, a generative adversarial network (GAN) face generator. The StyleGAN was…
February 16, 2019
Social media giant Facebook could be facing a multi-billion dollar fine from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or face a law…
December 18, 2018
US technology company, NVIDIA, has published a video showcasing images of human faces, created entirely by artificial intelligence (AI). These lifelike images, which are referred to as “deep fakes” are almost impossible to tell apart from real…
December 16, 2018
Amazon Go, the one of a kind grocery store, with no lines and no check out could be expanding into airports around America.
This Go store format is operated by online book giant Amazon.com and was launched in January 2018 in four locations around the USA. This state of the art store concept allows customers using…
December 5, 2018
IBM has acquired Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source cloud software in a $34 Billion Dollar deal. Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and CEO believes the acquisition will enable IBM will become the world’s #1 hybrid cloud provider.
November 29, 2018
A portrait ‘painted’ using Artificial Intelligence (AI) has sold for a staggering $432,500 during the Prints & Multiples sale at Christie’s.
The piece which depicts a slightly blurry chubby man in a dark frock-coat and white collar, was only estimated to fetch $7,000 to $10,000.
November 27, 2018
The world’s first virtual care center, Mercy Virtual, is experimenting with an mHealth patch, which will allow doctors to monitor a patient’s vitals at home.
The telehealth hospital, based in St. Louis, has been using VitalConnect’s
October 30, 2018
Christie’s, the auction house responsible for selling artworks by the most proclaimed artists in history, is selling the first ever collection of art created by Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The collection was created by Paris-based collective Obvious, consisting of Hugo Caselles-Dupré, Pierre Fautrel and Gauthier Vernier. The collection is an arrangement of several portraits based on the fictitious
October 28, 2018
There are numerous fitness trackers on the market for us humans, and now man’s best friend has one too!
PoochPlay is the first wearable fitness device for your dog, striving…
October 20, 2018
Microsoft’s upcoming acquisition of GitHub has been approved by the EU, according to a press release on Wednesday. The European Commission had concluded that “effective competition in the relevant markets would continue and Microsoft would have no incentive to undermine the open nature of GitHub’s platform.”
October 11, 2018
Rovio Entertainment, the creators of Angry Birds, are releasing the game in virtual reality and augmented reality formats. The game is being…