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  • Intel Backs Out Of Wearables, Shifts To AR
     It looks like Intel is backing out of the wearables business. The chip maker has killed the division that worked on health wearables, according to CNBC. The tech group is ...
  • New $99 AR Headset Taps iPhone
    Augmented reality innovation keeps coming. Now a startup has created an AR-headset that uses an iPhone. And here’s the big deal: the price is $99. ...
  • Smart Speakers Fail To Catch On In China
    Smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home may be hot in the U.S. but not so much in China. Sales of the smart devices in the U.S. are many ...
  • Microsoft Unveils Cortana-Controlled Thermostat
    The smart thermostat market is growing, with Microsoft now unveiling a device controlled by its Cortana virtual assistant. The device is a result of a partnership with Johnson Controls. ...
  • Walmart Launches Competition For VR Applications
    Walmart is looking for new virtual reality applications, but not on its own.  The mega-retailer is running a nationwide contest for developers to send in ideas that may change the ...
  • Driverless Vehicles Go Remote Control
    In somewhat of a twist on the forward motion of the development of self-driving vehicles, there seems to be a movement in vehicles that use a driver, but via remote ...
  • Samsung Voice Assistant Bixby Finally Rolling Out
    The Samsung Galaxy S8 finally is getting its voice. When it first shipped a few months back, Samsung's Bixby smart assistant didn't automatically get included with the company's new Galaxy ...
  • Shoppers Pay Via Facial, Voice Recognition
    While Amazon tinkers with its Amazon Go pilot store where shoppers select itmes abd bypass checkout, a commerce giant in China has launched its own version. Alibaba Group opened a ...
  • Advertisers Challenged In Using Location Data
    One of the major promises of the Internet of Things has to do with location. Identifying where a consumer is at any given moment and creating relevant messaging delivered in ...
  • Smart Thermostat Rebates Could Double Sales Intent
    Some consumers may have to be paid to use certain smart home devices. Just yesterday, a study came out showing that smart thermostats are gaining traction, with North American sales ...
  • Elon Musk Says AI Should Be Regulated
    Tesla chief Elon Musk has views on plenty of thing, including artificial intelligence. At a gathering of U.S. governors, Musk suggested the government should immediately start regulating AI. ...
  • Driver Takes Blame For Tesla Crash
    An accident involving a Tesla occured, but there is yet to be agreement on excactly how it happened. A Tesla driver in Minneapolis was driving over the weekend and the ...
  • Augmented Reality Seen Moving Forward
    Augmented reality seems to keep chugging along. Bigger things are seen for it next year as AR moves into design, marketing, field services and manufacturing, according to Techconnect. ...
  • Smart Thermostats Fuel Smart Home Growth
    The number of so-called smart homes continues to rise by just about any measure. However, a smart home may contain one smart device and or many, some working together, others ...
  • Many Would Check Out Tech-Operated Store With No Clerks Or Staff
    Curiosity may be a hidden driver of the Internet of Things. Various studies have shown that familiarity with many IoT technologies or products is relatively low. A consumer obviously isn't ...
  • Toyota To Invest $100 Million In AI
    More money is flowing into artificial intelligence. Toyota Research Institute just announced that it is launching a corporate venture arm to finance startups in artificial intelligence. The unit is putting ...
  • Google Expanding Nest Smart Thermostat To Australia
    The Nest thermostat is planning to move into more homes. The Google-owned connected thermostat company is expanding, now launching in Australia.  ...
  • Walmart Uses AI To Enhance Shopping Experience
    Artificial intelligence is finding its way into every industry, including retail. At a recent presentation, one Walmart executive discussed how the retailer is enhancing shopping thanks to machine learning. ...
  • Amazon May Share Alexa Audio Recordings
    To keep up with the competition, Amazon is reportedly considering giving audio recording transcripts from Alexa smart devices to developers. As in other digital voice devices, recording only starts after ...
  • Apple Adding Smart Home Experiences In Stores Worldwide
     Amazon’s physical stores have displays where shoppers can see Amazon Alexa devices in action, aggregated with smart products that work with Alexa. Now Apple is aggregating smart products that work ...
  • Apple's Siri Loses 7 Million Users, But Remains Top Digital Assistant
    AI-powered personal assistant apps are spreading in certain parts of the market while others take a downward turn. While Apple's Siri is still the top-ranking personal app based on the ...
  • Questions Raised On Sensors For Self-Driving Car
     Technology for self-driving cars keeps moving along. Now Audi says its A8 can drive itself when in traffic jams. However, there are some questions about the sensors, according to MIT ...
  • Facebook Plans $200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset, Says Report
    The latest word in the world of virtual reality is that a $200 high-end headset is on the way. They lower-priced standalone headset is coming from Facebook’s Oculus, according to ...
  • 13% Of Businesses Adopt Artificial Intelligence, 43% More Plan To
    Many business leaders are interested in tapping artificial intelligence for their company, but most are not yet using it in any form. One of the main challenges expected is how ...
  • French Grocer's Video Takes Jab At Amazon Go
    To promote Amazon Go, its automated convenience store, the gian retailer created a video detailing how a shopper could pick up items in a store and leave by bypassing checkout, ...
  • 84% Interested In VR, AR For Travel Experiences
    Virtual reality can't logically replace a trip, but it sure can provide some insight into what a trip might be like. Rather than the purchase of a physical thing, travel ...
  • Oculus VR Headset Price Cut By $200
    With the cost of high-end virtual reality systems still out of practical reach for many consumers, Oculus is cutting the price ofits Rift and Touch virtual reaility systems by $200. ...
  • Delivery Robots Approved For Sidewalks In 5 States
    The first robots many U.S. consumers come face to face with may be bringing them something. For Mother's Day, 1-800-Flowers.com used a delivery robot to bring flowers and other gifts ...
  • Hershey's Taps VR To Test In-Store Marketing
    Virtual reality is joining shopper marketing. A virtual supermarket was created for a major brand to measure the impact of various in-store marketing approaches. The pilot program was created by ...
  • AI Kiosk Designed To Identify Liars At Airport
    Artificial Intelligence is spreading everywhere and now may even be headed to the airport. A new AI lie detector has been created with the idea of being included in a ...