The competition in digital speaker-assistants is getting more intense, as Alibaba unfurled an Amazon Echo-like device and fellow Chinese internet giants Tencent and Baidu prepare to develop their own, according to Bloomberg.
Emirates is introducing facial recognition technology to shorten passengers’ waits at immigration and check-in counters, a move that comes as the U.S. revives a ban that could complicate air travel from the Middle East, according to Bloomberg.
Chinese bettors withdrawing money from some ATMs in Macau need to do more than punch in their PIN code. According to Bloomberg, they also have to stare into a camera for six seconds so facial-recognition software can verify their identity and help monitor transactions.
Things Mobile is breaking new ground on two fronts in the Internet of Things market. At the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, the company is making its debut as the world’s first mobile operator dedicated to the IoT and it is also unveiling its e-SIM.
Bosch Sensortec announced a new family of MEMS acceleration sensors for wearable devices, offering high performance and ease of integration in compact packages: The BMA456 and BMA423 are specifically designed for motion and fitness tracking in wearables.
After years toiling away in secret on its car project, Apple CEO Tim Cook has for the first time laid out exactly what the company is up to in the automotive market: It’s concentrating on self-driving technology, according to Bloomberg.
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies took another step in the push to drive down flight costs, launching a resupply mission to the International Space Station using a pre-flown capsule, according to Bloomberg.
ARM, the division of SoftBank whose technology is the most widely used in the chip industry, announced a new design that targets the personal computer and server markets dominated by Intel, according to Bloomberg.
Intel, trying to head off a fledgling attempt by rival Advanced Micro Devices to compete in the market for high-end personal computer processors, introduced a new more-powerful chip, according to Bloomberg.
Robert Bosch, the world’s largest auto-parts supplier, was linked to emissions-cheating allegations against a fourth automaker, raising questions about the company’s role in the scandal gripping the car industry, according to Bloomberg.
A machine built by Alphabet has officially defeated the world’s top-ranked player of the ancient board-game Go, a decisive demonstration of artificial intelligence’s ability to master some of the most complex human endeavors, according to Bloomberg.
New IDC Innovators report is recognizing three EMEA-based storage services vendors. These companies are CTERA Networks, StorPool and Quobyte, and they are recognized for their engineering efforts to help service providers (SPs) overcome their storage-related challenges.
At the I/O developer conference last year, Google debuted its first chip. The company kept the component mostly for internal artificial intelligence needs. Now, version two has arrived, and Google is selling this one, according to Bloomberg.
An unrivaled global cyber-attack is poised to continue claiming victims Monday as people return to work and turn on their desktop computers, even as hospitals and other facilities gained the upper hand against the first wave, according to Bloomberg.
The cyber-attack that spread rapidly around the globe was stifled when a security researcher disabled a key mechanism used by the worm to spread, but experts said the hackers were likely to return as many computers remain at risk, according to Bloomberg.
Amazon unveiled the Echo Show, new version of voice activated speakers which features a seven-inch touch screen that can pull up calendar appointments, display music lyrics, play videos and a lot more, according to Bloomberg.
Tesla has begun taking orders for its transformative new solar roof, according to Bloomberg. The pricing is competitive, and it marks the final piece in Elon Musk’s vision for a grand unification of his clean-energy ambitions, combining solar power, home batteries, and electric cars.