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CES Asia 2018: Technology trends from China and beyond

CES ASIA 2018: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FROM CHINA AND BEYOND

ANALYSIS: The annual CES trade show in Las Vegas has been wooing technology fans for more than five decades, but since 2015, CES has...

Qualcomm and Vivo debut single 5G millimeter wave and sub-6GHz antenna

QUALCOMM AND VIVO DEBUT SINGLE 5G MILLIMETER WAVE AND SUB-6GHZ ANTENNA

Qualcomm and Vivo announced today that they have succeeded in creating a key component for upcoming 5G cellular devices - a unified...

 
 
 
Microsoft Updates Bing iOS App With AI-Powered Visual Search

MICROSOFT UPDATES BING IOS APP WITH AI-POWERED VISUAL SEARCH

Microsoft has announced a new visual search feature for its Bing app that lets users snap a picture with their phone's camera and use...

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

MI PAD 4 TO COME WITH AI FACE RECOGNITION TECH, XIAOMI CONFIRMS

Xiaomi has confirmed another key detail for the upcoming Mi Pad 4. In a post on its official Weibo account, the Chinese company revealed...

 
 
 
Facebook launches auto-translate in Messenger for English, Spanish

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES AUTO-TRANSLATE IN MESSENGER FOR ENGLISH, SPANISH

Facebook's new AI assistant , M, can now translate your Messenger conversations from Spanish to English, or vice versa, with the tap...

How a chatbot helped get research feedback from 10 million people

HOW A CHATBOT HELPED GET RESEARCH FEEDBACK FROM 10 MILLION PEOPLE

SPONSORED: Presented by SnatchBot Chatbots are everywhere in 2018. This summer's FIFA World Cup, for example, sees a new landmark in...

 
 
 
Google Photos 3.23 preps Google One, saving storage by downgrading quality, blur controls

GOOGLE PHOTOS 3.23 PREPS GOOGLE ONE, SAVING STORAGE BY DOWNGRADING QUALITY, BLUR CONTROLS

Since I/O 2018, Google Photos has gained a number of features like AI-powered smart suggestions and the ability to favorite images....

PayPal to acquire machine learning-powered fraud detection startup Simility for $120 million

PAYPAL TO ACQUIRE MACHINE LEARNING-POWERED FRAUD DETECTION STARTUP SIMILITY FOR $120 MILLION

PayPal has acquired its second startup in as many days, as the payments giant announced today that it was snapping up machine learning-powered...

 
 
 
Google Assistant update adds Continued Conversations to listen for follow-up commands

GOOGLE ASSISTANT UPDATE ADDS CONTINUED CONVERSATIONS TO LISTEN FOR FOLLOW-UP COMMANDS

There's a new Google Assistant update available today, and it's going to make issuing voice commands to the AI assistant a lot less...

Microsoft brings Visual Search to smartphones - and it's a mixed bag

MICROSOFT BRINGS VISUAL SEARCH TO SMARTPHONES - AND IT'S A MIXED BAG

A keyboard isn't necessarily the fastest way to find cat pictures - or furniture, for that matter. Today, Microsoft's Bing launched...

 
 
 
Retail Robot Maker Bossa Nova Raises $29M to Monitor Shelves

RETAIL ROBOT MAKER BOSSA NOVA RAISES $29M TO MONITOR SHELVES

Bossa Nova, a robotics company geared toward grocers and other sellers of related consumer products, announced today it has raised...

Bossa Nova Robotics raises $29 million for its store inventory robot

BOSSA NOVA ROBOTICS RAISES $29 MILLION FOR ITS STORE INVENTORY ROBOT

Bossa Nova Robotics today announced the closure of a $29 million funding round to bolster its store inventory robots for grocery stores...

 
 
 
Jovi AI Makes VIVO NEX The Most Intelligent Phone

JOVI AI MAKES VIVO NEX THE MOST INTELLIGENT PHONE

On the evening of June 12, VIVO released its new product dubbed the VIVO NEX in Shanghai and announced the product will officially...

Shock and Awe in Utah: NVIDIA CEO Springs Special Titan V GPUs on Elite AI Researchers

SHOCK AND AWE IN UTAH: NVIDIA CEO SPRINGS SPECIAL TITAN V GPUS ON ELITE AI RESEARCHERS

Some come to Utah to ascend mountain peaks, others to ski down them. At the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Salt...

 
 
 
Silexica raises $18 million to accelerate development of software tools for autonomous vehicles

SILEXICA RAISES $18 MILLION TO ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Silexica, announced today that it has raised $18 million in venture capital that it will use to further develop its suite of software...

Walmart's tech division to add 2,000 employees this year

WALMART'S TECH DIVISION TO ADD 2,000 EMPLOYEES THIS YEAR

EXCLUSIVE: As Walmart's continues to face stiff competition in the ecommerce space, most notably from Amazon, the company's technology...

 
 
 
Hired raises $30 million to power its recruitment marketplace with data and machine learning

HIRED RAISES $30 MILLION TO POWER ITS RECRUITMENT MARKETPLACE WITH DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING

Hired, a recruitment marketplace that connects companies with technology talent, has announced a $30 million series D round of funding...

Maryland's Immuta raises $20 million to expand its data governance platform in the wake of GDPR

MARYLAND'S IMMUTA RAISES $20 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS DATA GOVERNANCE PLATFORM IN THE WAKE OF GDPR

Data management software startup Immuta announced today the close of a $20 million round of venture capital financing led by DFJ Growth....

 
 
 
These 25 companies are best positioned to rake in big profits as robots and AI take over, SocGen says

THESE 25 COMPANIES ARE BEST POSITIONED TO RAKE IN BIG PROFITS AS ROBOTS AND AI TAKE OVER, SOCGEN SAYS

The market for artificial intelligence will grow to generate $59.75 billion in revenues by 2025, Société Générale forecasts. The firm...

Facebook has an AI solution for those who can never seem to keep their eyes open in photos

FACEBOOK HAS AN AI SOLUTION FOR THOSE WHO CAN NEVER SEEM TO KEEP THEIR EYES OPEN IN PHOTOS

Facebook researchers have developed a new tool for that friend who never seems to have his eyes open during photos. The tool uses artificial...