• Amazon Dominates Google In Smart Speaker Voice Apps
    The number of skills for Amazon Alexa is at 80,000 globally, while Google's version is at 4,300, based on new analysis.
  • LG Adds Amazon Dash Auto-Replenishment To All Appliances
    Amazon's Dash auto replenishment allowed consumers to reorder items by pushing a Dash button. Now LG Electronics is adding that capability to its lineup of Wi-Fi-enabled dishwashers, washing machines and dryers.
  • Self-Driving Vehicles Better For Moving Things Than People
    Companies like Kroger, 1-800-Flowers, Softbank and Amazon are involved in exploring autonomous technology for deliveries.
  • Self-Driving Cars Learn To Predict Pedestrian Movement
    By collecting vehicle data through cameras, LiDar (Light Detection and Ranging) and GPS, researchers have been capturing video snippets of humans in motion.
  • Driverless Cars Still Require Human Intervention
    Self-driving cars are racking up the miles in test mode, but backup drivers in those cars often have to take over.
  • Wearable Shipments Pass 100 Million Devices
    That's an increase of 10% from the previous year, according to a study by Futuresource Consulting.
  • Flying Taxis Draw Consumer Support, Concerns
    The idea is that consumers would request an on-demand aerial taxi, except the vehicle would hold up to six passengers and fly with a range of up to 200 miles.
  • Retailers Deploy Virtual, Augmented Reality, Voice Assistants
    Nearly a third (29%) of retailers plan to add augmented reality within the next thee years and 9% already use it, according to a study by BRP.
  • City Residents See Autonomous Vehicles As Making Streets Safer
    That's result of a survey of Pittsburgh residents, where several companies have been testing autonomous vehicles.
  • Ford Tests Lighting For Autonomous Vehicles To Communicate With Pedestrians
    Ford's stated goal is to develop a purpose-built, self-driving vehicle for deployment in North America in 2021.
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