• Facebook New Home Gadget Features Facial Recognition, Tracking: Report
    A feature in a coming smart device form Facebook is video chat, using facial recognition to tag users and follow them in their house, according to a report.
  • Google's Smart Display Coming, $149 Price Expected
    The long-rumored Google smart display is expected to cost $149 and should be called the Home Hub, according to reports. The device is expected to come out in early October.
  • Sony's Robot Dog Aibo Bows In U.S.
    Sony’s ne autonomous companion puppy is entering the U.S. market. The robotic dog, first launched in 1999 and stopped in 2006, is now more lifelike, thanks to artificialintelligence, and sells for $2,900.
  • Fourth Amazon Go Stores Opens, In Chicago
    Expanding from its initial locations in Seattle, Amazon has opened its fourth Amazon Go Store, this one in Chicago. The store is located in a building that houses Amazon’s Chicago office.
  • Withings Intros New Fitness Tracker
    After its stint owned by Nokia, Withings is launching a new smart watch-fitness tracker. The wearable has a small OLED screen at the top of the hybrid smartwatch.
  • Facebook Pushes Ahead On Augmented Reality
    Facebook has been investing heavily in augmented reality for games, ads and selling things. AR is viewed as a potential gold mine for the social media giant.
  • Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi To Include Android In Its Cars
    Google plans to add its Android operating system to cars made by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi.  The carmakers can install Google Maps, Google Play Store and Google Assistant starting in 2021.
  • KLM Studies Potential Risks Of Using Virtual Reality On Flights
    As more airline passengers use virtual reality for entertainment during flights, a recent study suggests there could be a potential danger involved. The research was conducted at a cabin simulator at KLM’s base in Amsterdam.
  • Burger Bun Comes With QR Code Baked In For Mobile Payment
    Hamburger buns now can come with a QR code baked in, thanks to a mobile payment service company. The code on the bun allows a quick scan to pay for the burger.
  • Apple Announcements Feature Augmented Reality
    As part of its product announcements today, Apple showcased a new augmented reality game. The demo involved Galaga b Directive Games.
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