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Why I’m excited about Microsoft HoloLens 2.0

This could be a everyday reality in a few years.Microsoft announced that the second version of HoloLens will contain an AI coprocessor for Deep …

Amazon has set its sights on healthcare tech with a stealth lab it calls '1492'

Now it seems to be trying to put itself into position for similar success in healthcare as that market goes digital.<p>The e-commerce giant has set up a new, stealthy lab called "1492" that's dedicated to healthcare technology, CNBC reported Wednesday.<p>According to the report, the lab is exploring ways …

The maker of popular smart lock just got another $25 million from Comcast, Qualcomm, and others to keep growing

Thanks to that Airbnb partnership, the launch of a new doorbell camera, and a market-leading position in brick-and-mortar stores, times are good for August Home, the company behind the smart lock, said Jason Johnson, the company's CEO.<p>Now, August is getting a cash windfall to try to unlock even …

There's a New Prediction for the Singularity: 2047

In 30 years, the singularity will happen and artificial intelligence in all the smart devices and robots will exceed human intelligence.<p>That was the …

Singularity

What’s new in Mobile Application Management with Microsoft Intune

Lead engineer and Principal Program Manager for enterprise Cloud mobility, Dilip Radhakrishnan, offers a demo-rich overview of the latest Mobile …

Microsoft OneDrive

How Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing the Diagnosis of Rare Diseases

Well before the family came in to the Batson Children’s Specialty Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, they knew something was wrong. Their child was born with multiple birth defects, and didn’t look like any of its kin. A couple of tests for genetic syndromes came back negative, but Omar Abdul-Rahman, …

Machine Learning

Android Things is Google’s new OS for smart devices

Google wants to put Android in the next wave of smart devices that’ll be vying to fill up your home. It’s launching a version of Android today called Android Things that can run on products like connected speakers, security cameras, and routers. The OS is supposed to make it easier for companies to …

How Today's Hottest Tech will Impact Office Life in 2017

These new devices and trends could completely change the way we do business in the coming New Year.<p>Compared to today, the office environment of the early 90s was a nearly foreign place. If your staff needed to collaborate with the London office, everyone hopped on a plane and met in person. If you …

Virtual Reality

Dutch scientists' artificial leaf can create medicine anywhere

Wouldn't it be great to have the ability to concoct medicine anywhere the sun shines, even if it's on another planet? A team of Dutch scientists from Eindhoven University of Technology have developed an artificial leaf-like device that could make that happen. The researchers, inspired by plants …

Robotic Exoskeletons Are the New Wheelchairs

Exoskeletons are wearable robots designed to move or strengthen limbs. Already, lower-body models help paralysis patients in clinics around the …

Man designs home he can control with his eyes

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Steve Saling's 37th birthday, the pencil he was holding inexplicably fell out of his hand.<p>"It was a very peculiar moment," Saling said. "It felt like my hand fell asleep, but there was no reason it should have."<p>Saling, who was visiting his grandmother in her nursing home, never expected …

Film Festivals

How technology is merging with the human body

The gulf between “human” and “machine” is closing. Machine learning has enabled virtual reality to feel more “real” than ever before, and AI’s replication of processes that were once confined to the human brain is ever-improving. Both are bringing technology into ever-closer proximity with the …

Virtual Reality

Why chatbots are the last bridge to true AI

Humans have been storing, retrieving, manipulating, and communicating information since the Sumerians in Mesopotamia developed writing in 3000 BCE. Since then, we have continuously developed more and more sophisticated means to communicate and push information. Whether unconsciously or consciously, …

Israel’s blockchain startups look to disrupt more than banking

A Deloitte report released earlier this year describes 38 Israeli startups currently developing blockchain applications ranging across the entire spectrum of services: security, hardware, new currency, payments, P2P, online commerce, and social platforms.<p>These early-stage blockchain startups have …

Demystifying Office 365 Groups - Part 1

<b>Office365 Groups</b>Office 365 Group is a service that enables teams to come together and get the work done by establishing a single team identity across …

Google Assistant is Getting Ready to Compete with Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana

The market for personal assistants with conversational user experience is heating up. While Amazon has already launched the next generation Echo in the form of Echo Dot and Echo Tap, Google is busy turning its Assistant more intelligent and smarter than the competition.<p>Starting December, developers …

With Hololens, Microsoft Is Learning From Google Glass’s Failure

Where Google Glass failed, Hololens seems poised to succeed as a tool for the working man rather than a consumer headset for gamers.<p>“The space in our cities is limited,” says Andreas Shierenbeck, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Elevator, a company that builds and maintains elevators worldwide. He’s speaking to …

Augmented Reality

Conversational chatbots are yielding superior user interfaces

It may be hard to believe all the hype out there about chatbots – if only because there’s just so darn much of it out there right now to believe. But I’m here to attest that bots are not just a fad. Based on the early returns we’ve witnessed since developing one to use with our community of sports …

Chatbots

Ready to run Windows programs on Android tablets and Chromebooks?

<i>This article was originally published on our sister site TabTimes.</i><p>CrossOver is a program that allows you to run Windows programs on non-Windows platforms. The developers have been trying to bring its functionality to Android over the past three years, and now it finally appears to be working. The …

Android News

Innovation Needs To Shift From Disrupting Markets To Tackling Grand Challenges

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley to be Apple’s CEO in the early 1980’s, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” Sculley would achieve little at Apple, but Jobs would later make it the most …

Innovation

How an Aussie teaching innovation was backed by Bill Gates and swept US universities

A new US-pioneered way of teaching science online, which inspires students by asking the big questions, has been adopted by Deakin University and …

Education

Apple’s New Privacy Technology May Pressure Competitors to Better Protect Our Data - MIT Technology Review

Ten years ago, researchers at Microsoft introduced a breakthrough approach to protecting privacy in the age of big data. Later this year their idea, …

Amazon makes it easy to create voice-based adventure games for Alexa

Amazon has something special in store for developers who support its Alexa voice-command platform. Starting today, the company will provide tools to enable developers to create voice-based games on Alexa.<p>Now a wide variety of developers will be able to create “choose your own adventure” games for …

Choose Your Own Adventure

Inside Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Engine Room - MIT Technology Review

Access Facebook from the western half of North America and there’s a good chance your data will be pulled from a computer cooled by the juniper- and …

Microsoft Helping to Create More Data Scientists

The company sees a shortage in a needed field and has created a program to address it.<p>The world needs more data scientists and <b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) …

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Law firms of the future will be filled with robot lawyers

Instead of hiring expensive assistants to pore over cases and sort through tickets, law firms are increasingly turning toward artificially-intelligent machines to do the expensive menial jobs instead.<p>They are creating a future in which a costly and inefficient legal system actually becomes an …

Xbox Scorpio To Be 'The Most Powerful Console Ever Made,' But PCs Are Still A Thing

There’s another Xbox on the way, though we don’t know much more about it than that. Last week, Microsoft announced that the Xbox Scorpio is coming our way holiday 2107, and that it’s going to be nearly 5 times as powerful as the Xbox One. According to Xbox Marketing head Aaron Greenberg, it’s meant …