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  • Best Buy Picks New Chief Digital Officer From CVS
    After stints leading the digital charge at Staples and then CVS, Brian Tilzer is moving to Best Buy as its new chief digital office. He replaces Bala Subramanian who is ...
  • Amazon Echo Secretly Records Private Conversation, Sends It To Random Contact
    A private conversation was recorded by an Amazon Echo and then sent to the phone of a random person, according to a report on Seattle TV station KIRO7. The Portland ...
  • Product-Picking Robots To AI-Powered 'Real' Fake Videos
    One thing about the Internet of Things is that there's a lot going on behind the scenes. To get a flavor of some of the behind-the-scenes IoT activities, I spent ...
  • Uber Shutting Self-Driving Car Operations In Arizona Following Fatal Crash
    Uber is ending its self-driving operations in Arizona following the death of a pedestrian hit by an Uber car operating in autonomous mode there in March. Immediately following the accident, ...
  • Using Augmented Reality To Make The Sale
    The 2018 Robotics Summit and Showcase in Boston this week featured exhibits involving all things robotic, from the hardware that comprises various forms of working machinery to the AI and ...
  • Apple Teases Smarter Siri Voice
    At Apples annual Worldwide Developers Conference, an upgrade to the Siri voice assistant may be introduced. Apple had no official comment in advance of the event. ...
  • Robots Grow Mini-Organs From Human Stem Cells
    Robots continue to do more things and now they’re even growing mini-organs from stem cells, according to a report being published. The research was conducted at the University of Washington ...
  • Coca-Cola Launching Bluetooth Vending Machine Of The Future
    Coca-Cola plans to take vending machines into the future with a unit featuring Bluetooth connectivity that will allow consumers to connect via mobile app and order a custom drink before ...
  • Facial Recognition Software Ready To ID Shoplifters In Stores
    As facial recognition capabilities improve, it’s getting to the point to be able to be used to identify potential shoplifters in stores. The technology is deployed through closed-circuit cameras. ...
  • ACLU Asks Amazon To Stop Selling Facial Recognition Tech To Police
    A group led by the ACLU has sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos expressing concern about the online giant's facial recognition system. The letter, from more than three ...
  • Amazon Echo Dominates Smart Speaker Market
    From coming pretty much out of nowhere not that long ago, smart speakers are flooding consumers' homes. Back in early 2016, only 3% of U.S. broadband households owned a smart ...
  • Where Virtual Reality Is Heading: A Podcast With Isobar Exec Leigh Christie
    This podcast conversation with Leigh Christie deals with virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video, where it's all heading and how brands fit in. ...
  • About That Google AI-Powered Voice Assistant Phone Call
    One of the highlights of the recent Google I/O 2018 conference was the playing of a recording of a phone call from a new feature called Google Duplex to a ...
  • Bank Of America Launches AI-Driven Virtual Assistant
    Bank of America is introducing its AI-driven virtual assistant Erica to its 25 million mobile clients. The digital assistant combines artificial intelligence, predictive analytics and natural language and can use ...
  • Sprint Launches Internet Of Things Factory For Businesses
    Sprint has created an online marketplace for turnkey Internet of Things applications. The new Sprint IoT Factory provides pre-packaged connected solutions in a digital store format. ...
  • Ford Links Waze To Car Screens For Directions
    New cars can come with sensors that detect when the car drifts into another lane or cause the car to brake if a person or object unexpectedly crosses its path, ...
  • AI To Be Used To Identify Guests As They Arrive At Royal Wedding
    Sky News announced it will be deploying cloud-based machine learning and media services to name guests and add additional video content on the guests as they arrive. The feature, 'Royal ...
  • Keith Pine, Organic COO, Podcast On Artificial Intelligence For Natural Interactions
    This podcast conversation with Keith Pine deals with cognitive technology and using artificial intelligence for natural interactions between consumers and brands. ...
  • Consumers Say Artificial Intelligence OK For Healthcare, Not Retail, Banking
    Consumers are more comfortable using AI in healthcare situations than in situations related to retail or banking. ...
  • HTC Launching Blockchain-Powered Phone
    Blockchain continues to expand into new areas, and now its entering the world of smartphones, HTC is reportedly working on an Android phone powered by blockchain. ...
  • Apple Self-Driving Car Fleet Grows To 55 Vehicles
    In addition to Uber and Waymo, Apple now has autonomous vehicles in the trial stages. The company now has gone from three test vehicles at the beginning of the year ...
  • Marketers Face Mass Adoption Of Voice Assistants: IAB Report
    There are three discrete steps marketers should take to get started with using voice assistants and smart speakers for marketing, according to a new report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau ...
  • ABC Adds Augmented Reality For The Royal Wedding
    Yet another group of consumers is about to get a taste of augmented reality. This time, it will be people interested in the royal wedding who also have the ABC ...
  • Podcast: Sargi Mann, Havas Media Group, On Innovation And Staying Relevant
    This podcast conversation with Sargi Mann deals with innovation, smart homes and how to keep a brand relevant in the future. ...
  • Amazon Go Expanding To Chicago, San Francisco
    Amazon Go, the store that lets shoppers walk the aisles, put items in their bags or pockets, and then automatically charge them when they walk out, is expanding. Stores in ...
  • AI, Voice Tips From Agency Execs
    As brands and agencies attempt to get their arms around the various aspects of artificial intelligence, a high-powered group of industry executives spent the day yesterday defining what the road ...
  • Smart Home Automation, Monitoring Heading To $45 Billion
    It's no secret that the number of smart homes is massively growing, especially with Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices flooding the market. It turns out that smart speakers are ...
  • Apps For Smart Glasses Heading To 11 Million
    The number of consumer smart glasses apps will reach 11 million within four years, driven by games and education, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The number of ...
  • Uber To Test Drones To Deliver 'Flying Burgers' In 5 Minutes
    Uber wants to expand well beyond its car ride-hailing service. It's Uber Eats, which delivers local food from participating restaurants via Uber vehicles, is heading to the air. ...
  • Google Rumored To Be Working On A Pixel Smartwatch
    The latest rumor from a German tech site is that Google is working on up to three Pixel smartwatches, probably running on Qualcomm’s wearable-dedicated chip coming out. ...