Ikea and Apple are launching an app that lets you virtually try out furniture in your home – and then buy it – Business Insider Nordic

Ikea recently unveiled a slew of future initiatives. Among them was the “click” technology that promises to reduce the assembly time of furniture from hours to minutes.

Ikea is also looking to leverage digital tools to help boost sales. Beyond pilots with third-party e-commerce sites, Ikea caused a stir with a foray into AR with Apple.

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Apple joins research group for ethical AI with fellow tech giants – The Verge

As artificial intelligence becomes an increasingly powerful force, some of the world’s biggest companies are worrying about how the technology will be used ethically, and how the public will perceive its spread. To combat these problems, five tech companies set up a research group called the Partnership on AI. Today, Apple has joined their ranks .

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Forget the gloom: remember what technology has done for you

Half-a-dozen years ago, the American wine critic Antonio Galloni decided to come up with a critical guide to the world’s best wines. If he had tried to do that in the 1990s, he would have had two options: 1. create a (very heavy) encyclopedia; or 2. issue lots of (equally cumbersome) magazines. “Thirty years ago wine knowledge was books and magazines,” Galloni says.

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Apple’s Driverless Car Project Titan May Not Push Through : Auto World News

The recent talks around a potential Apple car may have all been a waste of precious energy better used towards the levitating, hologram-beaming “iPhone 10,” if a new report is proves true.

Despite months and months of hints and rumors that provoked numerous tech insiders to believe that Apple was secretly working on developing a car, whatever the company’s plans had clearly drastically changed, as showed by an enormous round of cutbacks.

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