Saturday, March 25, 2017

Rokid’s Alien Smart Home Device Can See, Hear and Make Music

Startup Rokid is making a bid in the smart home device market, backed with recently with $50M in funds from Advantech, a Chinese investment firm. Rokid’s AI is named Melody, as Amazon’s is names...

Intel researches tech to prepare for a future beyond today’s PCs

Intel realizes there will be a post-Moore's Law era and is investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today's PCs and servers. The chipmaker is "investing heavily" in quantum and neuromorphic computing, said Brian Krzanich, CEO...

New PCI Express 4.0 delay may empower next-gen alternatives

CIe 4.0 is already overdue. Now, the specification's latest delay, combined with a slew of competition, is shaping up to be an epic computer interconnect battle in the 2018 timeframe. PCI Express 3.0 is enterprise...

Why IoT needs AI

At one of my recent talks in New York about AI in the supply chain, one of the key questions that came up was “Are you talking about robots?” You see, AI has been romanticized...

Top 10 mobile marketing trends for 2017: Smartphone is hub

By Ritesh Bhavnani of Snipp Interactive Mobile continues to be the marketer’s medium of focus, with mobile increasingly subsuming the overall digital advertising landscape. In 2016, the number of people accessing the Internet through mobile devices...

Why the Computing Cloud Will Keep Growing and Growing

Jeff Bezos of Amazon, along with a couple of his rivals, may eventually control much of the $1 trillion global market for business computers and software. That is because Amazon Web Services, his big-business computing...

How It’s Made: Continuous Delivery Software Development Pipelines

Software delivery was once specific to the IT industry. Now, Continuous Delivery pipelines are used around world from e-commerce to airline software. Building a software delivery pipeline once involved hours of scripting and manual steps – a process...

Gobot Releases Robotics IoT Development Framework v1.0

Gobot, the open source robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) framework, has reached a major milestone with the recent release of version 1.0. Now supporting over 24 different hardware and software platforms, the framework...

Hyundai Plans to Make Wearable Robotic Assistants

If you ever needed help lifting heavy objects or walking or even running, then Hyundai’s robotics assistant may be just the help you need. As of this writing most car manufacturers have already considered...

AMD’s Instinct GPUs for data centers to compete with Intel, Nvidia

AMD has launched into the accelerator card market with the launch of its new Radeon Instinct GPU hardware. It’s a blow to Intel, which finds itself struggling to keep up with another GPU-based rival...

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