Amazon's Echo Show: The Future Is Here


Amazon recently launched its Echo Show, which brings a visual screen to its smart speaker device. The screen changes the Echo experience quite a bit, and I wonder whether we’re ready to start living in what seems like a futuristic Star Trek world. The Echo Show experience is sort of like having a laptop sitting on your table — one that uses artificial intelligence, allows you to speak to it, speaks back to you, and shows you relevant things on its screen. It searches the Web for the answers you’re seeking.

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Smart & Safe Tech: For cars, there's safety in connectivity

The road can be unpredictable. Hum by Verizon brings your car up to speed with today’s latest technology. Connecting drivers to emergency services, grading your driving, recognizing the health of your car and helping drivers arrive to their destination safely.

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United Nations summit seeks to save humanity with artificial intelligence

The AI for Good Global Summit brings together scientists, ethicists, industry leaders, and policymakers for three days in Geneva to discuss how this emerging technology can be used to benefit humanity.

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E-Commerce Gets the Einstein Treatment


E-commerce brings together several themes that relate to our current fascination with artificial intelligence, machine learning, bots, mobile technology and the like. It’s actually more than that, because it represents an underserved part of CRM. Until fairly recently, there were few tools that retailers could use to reach online customers for marketing and sales. There were development tools for building websites, but that’s not the same. The standing conception of e-commerce is that it’s technology we access to make online purchases.

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China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world

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Today brings a new TOP500 list of the 500 fastest supercomputers in the world. And China still sits on top, with the number one and number two systems: Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe-2.

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End of Year Goodies


The end of the year brings out some interesting goodies from various workshops competing with Santa for big kids’ attention. Some of it is pretty good stuff. Here’s a sampling of the best end-of-year product announcements from the cloud community designed to put you in the post-holiday, already-back-at-work spirit. For starters, Xactly, the sales compensation experts in the cloud, announced Xactly Inspire the other day. It’s the kind of tool that managers will love.

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Milipol security show kicks off in Paris, despite terrorist attacks

The Milipol exhibition, which brings together homeland security officials and top security tech from around the world, kicked off in Paris on Tuesday, just four days after the horrific terror attacks that rocked the French capital.

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The best watchOS 2-compatible apps now available for Apple Watch

Article Image This week’s launch of watchOS 2 brings a whole slew of new features and capabilities for developers, some of which are already being taken advantage of by new Apple Watch apps. Here’s a rundown of some of the best and most interesting watchOS 2 apps that can showcase the versatility of your Apple Watch.

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The real 'Terminator:' Robots compete in the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge

While “Terminator Genysis” brings back a fictional world ruled by robots to movie screens later this month, thanks to the U.S. military, the prospect of military robot military warfare became closer to reality thanks to the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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How the rest of Apple's ecosystem could benefit from Apple Watch: Smarter, contextually aware notifications

Apple frequently introduces new technologies and features in a singular new product, then gradually brings them to other devices in its ecosystem, making for a more coherent user experience. With the recent launch of the Apple Watch, the company has begun offering smarter and more contextually aware locations –?something we’d like to see on the rest of the company’s platforms.



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Why you should wait on your next big TV purchase

Along with flowers and allergy attacks, every spring brings with it a new crop of TVs. This year has been no exception, with Sony, LG, Samsung and Vizio trotting out their new models for the new year. But you may want to wait until next year to buy a TV.

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Apple seeds Xcode 6.3.2 gold master to developers

Apple on Friday released a golden master candidate for Xcode 6.3.2, brings a number of bug fixes and backend improvements to its coding tool for Mac and iOS developers.



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Vine gains offline viewing mode, Camera+ gets widget support in latest updates

Twitter’s Vine app got an update on Wednesday that brings background video caching support for offline viewing, while popular photo app Camera+ now sports full iPhone 6 and 6 Plus optimization and a quick access Notification Center widget.



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Teardown of new $199 16GB iPod touch finds same design & parts as 32GB & 64GB models

Apple’s refresh of the 16-gigabyte iPod touch this week brings the newly price $199 media player in line with its larger-capacity brethren, including the same internal design and an identical rear facing iSight camera, a teardown of the device has revealed.



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