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What CEOs are reading in 2017

Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead.<p><b>Whether you’re heading</b> to a …

Books

London is the second city to get free gigabit WiFi kiosks

London's countless telephone boxes become more redundant with every new mobile contract signed and throwaway tourist SIM purchased. Having a mind to update these payphones for the modern age, BT -- which owns the majority of them -- announced last year it had teamed up with the same crew behind New …

How Wimbledon is using Artificial Intelligence to enrich the fan experience

Automated highlights, augmented reality and an all-knowing chatbot called ‘Ask Fred’ are among the new innovations from the the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) and IBM at this year’s Championships.<p>The AELTC and IBM announced on Tuesday that they are introducing a raft of innovations for the …

A guide to military drones

Every military specialist agrees that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, are the future of warfare - but what are the major types of drone and who …

Drones

The rise of electric cars will kill the gas station

Gas stations are a lifeline. They not only fuel our cars but us, too -- whether it's with lukewarm coffee during the morning commute or the salty-sweet buffet during road trips. They're a glowing oasis when the gas tank is empty and our bladders are full. It's going to be a long while before the …

Electric Vehicles

Now kids can easily program a complex robot to recognize a smile

Anki’s cute Cozmo bot is finally programmable by the rest of us.<p>Plenty of toys on the market promise to provide the next generation of coders and engineers with the foundation they’ll need to compete in the rapidly-changing job market. But in a sea of coding-for-kids products, an update to Anki’s …

Google faces a daunting challenge organizing itself under Alphabet

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Google’s self-professed mission is to organize the world’s information. But a company known for engineering excellence is still trying to solve the very human problem of how to organize itself.<p>Nearly two years ago, Google co-founder Larry Page announced the tech giant would be remade as …