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Google’s smart home mastermind talks security, A.I., the future of control

Smart speakers are showing up everywhere, even in hotel rooms. In many cases, using voice commands is more convenient than pulling out your phone, …

Google Assistant

Amazon Is Recruiting People to Start Delivery Businesses. Here's Why I Think Some People Could Get Rich

There's risk in any business. But if you asked me to invest in a business with these built-in advantages, I'd certainly listen.<p>I know a lot of people who have made a ton of money on Amazon.<p>Now, Amazon says it wants to recruit entrepreneurs to build a national network of small, independent delivery …

Cloud Computing

Make it so! 8 ‘Star Trek’ technologies that actually exist now (sort of)

For the past half-century, across hundreds of TV episodes, multiple spinoffs, and more than a dozen movies, <i>Star Trek</i> has offered us a tantalizing …

Science Fiction

10 reasons to visit Abruzzo, Italy's new hot destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> Central Italy 's Abruzzo has always attracted visitors thanks to its enviable snow season, but up until recently the majority were European.<p>Now the region, a world away from modern Italy, could be on the verge of an international tourism boom.<p>With incoming travel numbers on the rise in the …

Italy

IOTAS integrates its smart apartment tech with Alexa, Google Assistant, Nest

IOTAS, an innovator in premier smart apartment technology, is diving deep into the virtual assistant game by integrating with Amazon Alexa, Google …

Green Walls Anyone Can Grow

At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces …

greenwalls

Learn About Marketing Tactics with Clay Cook's Livestream Tuesday Afternoon

World-renowned photographer Clay Cook decided to bring Christmas a bit early by hosting a livestream on the topic of marketing for photographers. …

Bill Gates is building his own city, and he’s loading it with smart tech

Bill Gates used his smarts to become one of the most successful people on the planet, so it only makes sense that he would make a smart city. Earlier …

Boston Dynamics’ new SpotMini has lost its head, but it’s friskier than ever

The slogan on Boston Dynamic’s website reads, “Changing your idea of what robot’s can do,” but for some people it may as well say, “Giving you …

Automation could add more than $1.1 trillion to the global economy in the next 10 years

LONDON — Technological advances such as automation could increase global GDP by more than $1.1 trillion over the next 10-15 years, according to a new report from analysts at JPMorgan Asset Management seen exclusively by Business Insider.<p>The asset management arm of banking giant JPMorgan believes …

Google's Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

Oh good.<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs.<p>Now, Google has …

Cord-cutting is happening faster than anyone predicted

Cable companies are terrified by the onset of “cord-cutting,” the term that analysts have attached to the trend of young people not wanting to fork …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

What is Amazon, really?

In the beginning, Amazon.com sold books.<p>Today Amazon is a titan of e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media. It dabbles in plenty more industries. It’s the go-to site for online shoppers and merchants alike, a modern necessity that independent sellers love to hate. Prime, …

eCommerce

The Latest: Netanyahu delivers fiery speech at rally

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the rally by Israel's ruling Likud Party in support of beleaguered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times …

Four Palestinians wounded in Israel air attacks on Gaza | Israeli–Palestinian conflict News

At least four Palestinians have been wounded, one of them seriously, after Israel carried out air attacks on Hamas locations in Gaza.<p>The attacks on Tuesday targeted three locations in Gaza, officials told Al Jazeera.<p>The Israeli military said it carried out the air attacks in response to a rocket …

The Lana Del Rey 'Lust for Life' Reading List

We can't get enough of Lana Del Rey's new album 'Lust for Life,' so we've put together the ultimate reading list with a book to match every</i> …

Android Dagoverzicht maandag 24 juli 2017

Vandaag, maandag 24 juli 2017, op Androidworld: beveiligingsupdate voor de Samsung Galaxy S8 en S8+, nieuws over de Pixel 2, de nieuwe AH …

Reformation Is Selling the Most Controversial Denim Trend of the Year

There was once a time (not that long ago, in fact) when finding a pair of jeans that weren't skinny jeans was a challenge in itself. These days, …

2019 BMW X5 M Spied

M, maximized.<p><b>What It Is:</b> Four fat exhaust tips and twin kidney grilles poke out of a mid-size SUV sitting low on wide tires. Its driver pulls it into BMW’s M testing center outside the Nürburgring. We therefore wager that what we’re looking at is the next-generation BMW X5 M.<p>Since 2009, BMW …

New Mercedes S-Class packs a crazy amount of futuristic tech

Ask any Mercedes enthusiast, and they'll tell you that the company's S-Class is the car to beat in the luxury class. It's so far ahead of everything …

Minnesota governor's boat circled by protesters after temporary ban on walleye fishing

Governor Mark Dayton faced protesters on Lake Mille Lacs on Saturday after a temporary ban on Walleye fishing. After getting off the lake, the governor canceled a meeting with business owners in the area.<p>Boats full of protesters circled the governor’s boat as he tried to draw attention to the …

Five robots that are changing everything

From robot simians that can clean up nuclear accidents, to powered exoskeletons that enable you to lift huge objects, robotic technologies are developing incredibly quickly. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, chief engineer at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talks us through five robots that are changing the …

Homemade weerbericht maakt weerinstituut overbodig

Zelfs BNR's Bas van Werven heeft het één en ander in huis. Verslaggever Martijn de Rijk ging bij hem langs. Met enige trots werd hem de windmeter, …

Your car will eventually live-stream video of your driving to the cloud

As self-driving cars become more advanced with a greater number of onboard computers, sensors, cameras and WiFi, the amount of data is expected to …

44 DIY wooden pallet ideas for you to copy (if you like woodworking!)

Woodworking has never been easier with these clever, DIY, wooden pallet ideas!<p>Recyclable items are becoming increasingly popular around the world as …

Gorgeous forest home will fulfill your tiny cabin dreams

Get ready for some serious cabin envy. Architecture firm studio PIKAPLUS crafted a gorgeous tiny home that perfectly harmonizes with its surrounding …

Glass-roofed heaven in Sweden can be yours for $1.3M

Own a piece of heaven and live among the stars<p>We’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous glass-walled houses for sale, but a home with a glass roof doesn’t come around these parts that often. Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, “Villa Heaven” features a simple gabled construction and a glazed covering that …

The 2 Ways Technology Will Revolutionize Offline Industries

Tech companies need to focus on promoting long overdue personalization and increased symmetry for customers.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Technology will revolutionize all traditional “offline” industries.<p>At this point, it’s inevitable. We’ve already seen …

Customer Experience

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Machine Learning