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  • 82% Of Retailers Back Replacing UPC With 2D Barcode
    "Consumer expectations for rich, quality information have risen since smartphones became essential shopping tools," according to study. ...
  • The Money Keeps Flowing For Connected Cars
    Just when it seems like funding for development of self-driving vehicles has peaked, along comes another round of investments. Alphabet's Waymo said it was receiving a $2.25 billion investment to ...
  • New Gesture Controls Added To Google Pixel Phone
    Google has added a new feature to its Pixel smartphone called Motion Sense so the phone can be controlled without having to touch it. ...
  • Amazon Plans Conventional Grocery Store
    Unlike its Amazon Go stores, Amazon is developing a grocery store with cashiers in a Chicago suburb, according to a new report. ...
  • Comcast Working On Speech-Driven Remote
    Comcast is developing a remote control device with a far-field microphone so it can be operated hands-free. ...
  • Amazon Alexa Taps Drug Information For Consumers
    The project aims to provide custom content allowing consumers to ask about a drug's effect such as interactions and side effects. ...
  • 7-Eleven Expands Innovation Store Concept
    The stores serve as testing labs where shoppers check the retailer's latest innovations in store formats. ...
  • Alphabet's Waymo Raises $2.2B For Self-Driving Cars
    Waymo plans to use the investment to grow its driverless car program and deepen its investment in people, technology and operations. ...
  • Google Pixel Phone Gaining On Samsung
    New research shows the Google Pixel smartphone is becoming popular in the U.K., especially after a big marketing push. ...
  • Walmart Looks To Add 5G To Stores: Report
    Walmart is in discussions with Verizon to add 5G service, possibly starting with two stores this year, according to a new report. ...
  • Clearview AI Suspended From Apple Developer Program
    Apple has suspended Clearview AI from its developer program, another controversy related to the facial recognition program. ...
  • Ford Expanding E-Scooter Business Into Europe
    The company said it will launch its first international fleet of dockless electric scooters in Cologne, Germany, this spring. ...
  • Toyota Invests $400 Million In Self-Driving Startup
    California-based Pony.ai just received the money from Toyota to expand the companies' collaboration in mobility services. ...
  • KidKraft Toy Kitchen Taps Alexa Voice
    The KidKraft new toy kitchen can tap into an Amazon Alexa smart speaker to instruct children on how to ‘cook’ things, such as fake hot dogs. ...
  • Tesco Intros Cashless Store
    Tesco has opened its first cashless store in central London. A range of electronic payment methods are offered through self-service outlets. ...
  • Feds Suspend Self-Driving Shuttle Service
    Due to a passenger injury, NHTSA temporarily halted U.S. passenger-carrying operation EasyMile, a self-driving shuttle service in 10 states. ...
  • Coronavirus To Push Smartphone Market Down: Study
    Global shipments of smartphones will decline 2% this year due to the impact of the Covid-19 virus, according to the International Data Corporation. Shipments in Q1 are projected to drop ...
  • Amazon Trials Smart Chatbots For Customer Service
    Amazon has started testing two neural-network-based automated customer service systems, with one for common customer service requests and the other to help customer service agents. ...
  • Nest Cameras Down For 17 Hours
    Nest cameras experienced a 17-hour outage due to a scheduled storage server software update the did not go as intended, according to parent company Google. ...
  • 79% Of Businesses Expect Significant Impact From 5G
    A majority (64%) of businesses expect 5G will allow more employees to work remotely, with 63% expecting to create more flexible networks for employees. ...
  • Burberry Launches AR Shopping Tool Via Google Search
    By using Google Search to find Burberry items, consumers can see AR versions of products that can be scaled against other real-life objects. ...
  • PC Shipments Forecast Lowered Due To Coronavirus
    IDC forecasts a decline of 8% in shipments during the first quarter of this year, followed by a decline of 13% in the second quarter. ...
  • U.K. Businesses Lack Confidence In Launching 5G
    While 15% of U.K businesses are currently investing in 5G, fewer than half (44%) of businesses are confident they can successfully implement 5G-based Internet of Things. ...
  • Bird Scooters Linked To Local Businesses
    Bird is allowing California riders of its scooters to buy items from local businesses through Bird Pay, a new feature in the mobile app. ...
  • Facebook Acquires VR Game Studio
    Facebook has acquired Asgard’s Wrath developer Bay Area VR studio Sanzaru Games, a popular game for Oculus Rift. ...
  • 84% Willing To Trade Personal Information For Better Customer Service: Study
    A majority of consumers are open to sharing personal information with the government in exchange for better service, according to a new study by Accenture. More than three quarters (78%) ...
  • Apple Watch Outsells Entire Swiss Watch Industry
    Apple watch shipments grew 36% from the previous year, while shipments by the Swiss watch industry dropped 13%. ...
  • 10% Of Mobile Connections Projected To Be 5G By 2023
    While the rollout of 5G is a gradual process, the blinding speeds it provides may be worth the wait. By 2023, 5G will support more than 10% of the world's ...
  • Samsung Confirms Coronavirus Case At Phone Factory
    Samsung Electronics confirmed that one coronavirus case was confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing the shutdown of the facility for a few ...
  • E-Scooter Trial Scrapped In Montreal
    Citing an 80% delinquency rate among users, Montreal has decided to end a pilot of 680 e-scooters and e-bikes that started in June. ...