Remember when there such a thing as the job ladder—do great work and catch the rewards in the form of promotion, or job assurance, or higher salary, or all three in one great moving-up package?Read more
Virtual reality could become a niche technology if developers don’t work out how to make the viewing experience social.
That is the view of Roger Antunez, co-founder and CEO of Barcelona-based wearable tech firm FIRSTVISION.Read more
In a wonderfully titled report, Creating Shareholder Value with AI? Not so Elementary, My Dear Watson, the Equity Research company, Jefferies, LLC, take a hard look at IBM’s bet on cognitive computing, or Artificial Intelligence (AI).Read more
Great minds don’t always think alike.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who isn’t afraid to speak his mind, shared some thoughts early Tuesday morning via Twitter that essentially bashed Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of artificial intelligence.Read more
The consumer IT giants — such as Google, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft — have all invested heavily in voice technology. Analyst Gartner estimated two years that 30 percent of our interactions with technology will be through ‘conversations’ with smart machines by 2018.Read more
India is resisting the push towards driverless cars in order to protect jobs, its transport minister has said. Nitin Gadkari said the government would “not allow any technology that takes away jobs”.Read more
OUR future is clear: We are to be cared for, entertained, and monetized by AI. Existing industries like healthcare and manufacturing will become more efficient; new ones like augmented reality goggles and robot taxis will become possible.Read more
The Internet of Things, a giant web of connected devices, is ever expanding and it’s predicted there will be 8.4 billion connected items online by the end of this year.Read more
Here’s some advice: Don’t try to break into Andy Rubin’s house. As soon as your car turns into the driveway at his sprawling pad in the Silicon Valley hills, a camera will snap a photo of your vehicle.Read more
WITH THE PRODUCTION of Tesla’s mass-market Model 3 now underway, and first deliveries due on Friday, electric cars are about to hit the mainstream. For people driving EVs, it means a raft of changes.Read more
Lyft, the San Francisco-based transportation company, has started developing its own autonomous car technology, taking its war with Uber on to new turf and potentially supercharging Silicon Valley’s already overheated self-driving technology sector.Read more