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  • Amazon Launches Alexa System For Hotels; Marriott Signs Up
    Marriott is adding Amazon's Alexa to hotel rooms at select hotels as part of Amazon's new Alexa for Hospitality program. Marriott will be installing Amazon Echo devices in select properties ...
  • VR Helps People Remember: University Study
    After presenting information both with and without virtual reality researchers found that those using VR had better recall. The study, at the university of Maryland, involved 40 test subjects. ...
  • Rapid Agency Prototyping: Mo Morales, SapientRazorfish, Podcast
    A conversation with Mo Morales of SapientRazorfish about how to create rapid innovation in an agency. Morales is associate director of innovation and SNAP program principal. ...
  • 125 Million Wearables To Ship This Year: IDC
    By the end of this year, 125 million wearable devices will ship, according to the International Data Corporation's latest quarterly wearable device tracking report. Smartwatches are leading and will account ...
  • Internet Of Things Tech Spending Heading To $1.2 Trillion
    The Internet of Things shows no sign of slowing on its way to becoming a trillion dollar market. Leading spending growth over the next few years will be the consumer ...
  • Walmart Launches Smart Grocery Store In China
    Walmart launched a small-format supermarket in China, a store that carries 8,000 items with a high-tech system that allows associates to precisely locate products and fulfil online orders, enabling home ...
  • Bank Of America Intros AI-Driven Personal Assistant
    Bank of America is launching what it calls the first widely available artificial intelligence powered virtual assistant of its kind in financial services. The virtual assistant, called Erica, will be ...
  • Apple Pay, Google Pay Decline In Merchant Acceptance
    Amazon Go, the store without cashiers that automatically charges people for things they put in their bags, carts or pockets after they leave the store, is but one example of ...
  • Microsoft Working To Challenge Amazon's Checkout-Free Retail: Report
    In a challenge to Amazon, Microsoft is reportedly working on technology to eliminate cashiers and checkout lines at stores. The system would track what shoppers put in their carts. ...
  • Amazon Starts Shipping AI Camera For Developers
    Amazon is now shipping its $249 DeepLens camera for developers to build vision-centric machine learning models. Pre-orders for the product started in November. ...
  • Amazon Taps Artificial Intelligence To Forecast Demand
    Amazon is increasingly turning to automated technology to manage its massive supply chain. The online retail giant started automating retail team jobs several year ago, using mahcines to forecast dem ...
  • Podcast: Brad Simms, Gale Partners CEO, On Driving An Agency With Data, AI
    A conversation with Brad Simms about the shifting marketing landscape and helping brands connect with consumers. Simms is president and CEO of Gale Partners, a data-driven agency. He has been ...
  • Virtual Reality Tapped To Train For Bear Encounter
    Virtual reality has been deployed for games, education, research and now for bear safety training. To stay safe in bear country, VR Safety Training has launched a VR training course ...
  • More Connections Coming For In-Flight Entertainment
    The Internet of Things involves being connected all the time, and that also means when flying. In-flight connectivity is improving and there are some innovations coming along that are likely ...
  • Samsung Launches Fund For Early Stage AI Startups
    Samsung is introducing a new venture fund to finance early stage artificial intelligence startups. The Q Fund is aimed at working exclusive with startups creating AI software and services. ...
  • Driverless Vehicle Created To Deliver Things
    Rather than working on a driverless vehicle to carry passengers, a company named Nuro is creating a vehicle to carry things. The vehicle is being tested in California. ...
  • Studio Acquires AI Tech Firm For $200 Million
    Recall Studios has agreed to acquire Evolution AI Corporation, an artificial intelligence technology company that develops realistic human animation technology to enable AI platforms to interact with consumers in a ...
  • Social Robot Maker Jibo Adds To Layoffs
    After raising more than $70 million, the Boston-based robot maker Jibo Inc. has laid off much of its workforce, according to reports. The robot maker, featured on Time Magazine's cover ...
  • Consumers Would Sell Their Personal Information To Brands For $153
    Personal data is so valuable that many consumers stopped using an online service or retailer in the past year because they didn't trust them with their data. However, it also ...
  • 10,000 Jobs Could Be Lost To Robots: Citi
    The head of U.S. bank Citi said that half of its 20,000 technical and operations staff could be replaced in the next five years due to automation and robots. The ...
  • Kia Unveils Vision For Connected, Autonomous Cars
    Kia Motors introduced its future vision at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Asia and said it plans to start smart city autonomous vehicle testing in 2021. The automaker demonstrated ...
  • 46% Prefer Using Voice Assistants When Alone; 69% In The Living Room, 61% In The Kitchen
    There are plenty of reasons to use voice assistants, but one of the key drivers is speed. The majority (82%) of voice assistant users say that fast and accurate replies ...
  • Facebook Denies Building Eye-Tracking Software
    Facebook holds patents for detecting eye movements but said it is not currently creating eye-tracking software. One of the potential uses would be for adding security to Oculus virtual reality ...
  • 3.5 Billion Cellular IoT Connections Forecasted
    The number of cellular IoT connections being projected has nearly doubled since late last year and now is estimated to reach 3.5 billion in 2023, according to the latest edition ...
  • 50 Billion Internet Of Things Connections Projected By 2022
    The number of connected Internet of Things sensors and devices will exceed 50 billion by 2022, according to a new market forecast by Juniper Research. That will be a growth ...
  • Workers Warm To Artificial Intelligence
    Most workers globally want to use artificial intelligence, according to a survey of 7,000 workers in the U.S., Asia and Europe in the Automatica Trend Index 2018. Most (64%) workers ...
  • Voice Assistants Drive Conversational Commerce
    Conversational commerce, where consumers purchase products and service through voice assistants such as Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, is still relatively new but on its way to transforming ...
  • 2 Chicago Locations Selected For Amazon Go Stores
    Amazon appears to have selected two Chicago locations for its cashier-less Amazon Go stores. One of the online giant’s new locations is in Chicago’s tallest building. ...
  • MIT Researchers Develop Anti-Hacking Transmitter For IoT Devices
    Researchers at MIT have created a transmitter to stop attacks on Internet of Things devices. The paper is being presented at an IEEE event. ...
  • Uber AI Could Tell If Ride-Requesters Are Drunk By How They Hold Their Phone
    Uber wants to know if passengers are drunk before picking them up. The ridesharing company has filed a patent to use artificial intelligence to identify how drunk a passenger is ...