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Now Artificial Intelligence Is Inventing Sounds That Have Never Been Heard Before

AI's greatest hits.<p>As well as beating us at board games, driving cars, and spotting cancer, artificial intelligence is now generating brand new …

The Next Step in Finance: Exponential Banking - MIT Technology Review

The financial industry—especially banking—has characteristics that make it a candidate for rapid and early digitalization, mainly because its …

FYI: Google Chrome Has a Secret Game You Can Play When the Internet's Out

This dinosaur game makes patchy internet halfway tolerable.<p>We've all been there. Stuck on a bus or train, or riding shotgun in the car for hours with barely a half a bar of signal that keeps dropping out.<p>Google knows the pain of this internet-free existence though, and it's got your back for when …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop is now an 8-bit video game and damn, it's hard

Courtesy of Reddit's pod design team<p>If navigating a Hyperloop pod through an airless tube at breakneck speeds is as difficult as the new <i>Break-a-Pod</i> 8-bit video game, then Elon Musk's vision of a "fifth mode of transportation" may be in trouble.<p>"go as fast as you can without crashing or running out …

How 'Maintainers,' Not 'Innovators,' Make the World Turn

We need more stories about the labor that sustains society, a group of scholars say.<p>New technologies and their inventors are often celebrated as society’s heroes. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Larry Page: These are all contemporary “innovators” whose “visionary ideas” and “creative leaps” led …

We are now witnessing Elon Musk’s slow-motion disruption of the global auto industry

In 2007, Nokia was the biggest and most fashionable name in cell phones, with an unassailable lead in hand-held technology. Things had been so good for so long that company executives saw little chance for any competitive challenge–phones were a tough business, they said, and Nokia was reaping the …

Tesla

SpaceX rocket successfully lands on ocean drone platform for first time

Falcon 9 rocket takes off with a cargo capsule bound for International Space Station before successfully landing on drone barge in fifth attempt<p>SpaceX landed a reusable rocket on a robotic drone on Friday, its fifth attempt and a historic achievement in a budding space race between billionaires to …

Space

Apple filed a patent for a MacBook keyboard without keys

The touch-sensitive trackpad on Apple's MacBook computers is already pretty large, but can you imagine a MacBook which replaces the entire keyboard …

Amazon quietly acquired a Californian AI startup that can tell what's in your photos

The publication bases its story on an unidentified source "familiar with the matter" — as well as the fact the startup's website is now owned by an Amazon subsidiary.<p>If you visit the website of Orbeus— the company Amazon has apparently acquired — now, you're greeted by by a short message saying it …

Why Brands From Barbie to Uber Are So Hot on Chatbots

Richard Smullen says a painfully long wait for a Delta Air Lines customer service rep inspired him to join the world of artificial intelligence.<p>One …

Chatbots

If you're alive in 30 years, chances are good you may also be alive in 1000 years

Sounds unlikely? It's not - it's actually quite likely.<p>The only way to get people to live for a thousand years or more is to develop advanced …

British teenager creates robot lawyer to help people with their legal queries

Remember the 18-year-old who created that awesome website last summer to help people appeal unfair parking tickets?<p>Well he's back, and this time he's …

Report: Apple says it sucks at selling ads, will soon let publishers do the hard work but keep all the revenue

Apple’s rocky iAd advertising platform is about to see some major changes, says Buzzfeed’s John Paczkowski. According to the report, Apple plans to dismantle its iAd sales team and stop its role as a middleman between publishers and customers:<p>While iAd itself isn’t going anywhere, Apple’s direct …

Could this little black box beat Facebook in race to connect Africa?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kenyan start-up BRCK has secured $3 million in funding for an invention that could change internet connectivity across Africa.<p>Their product, called "the BRCK", is a rugged modem designed for harsh environments with limited connection and power.<p>What makes it noteworthy is that it can hop …

Blackbox

The Fleye drone could be the safest flying robot at CES

Following its successful Kickstarter campaign, the Fleye drone made its debut at CES 2016 this week. The $1200 UAV is designed, first and foremost, with safety in mind. Its main rotor is encased in a plastic cage which in turn is wrapped in lightweight, impact resistant plastic. The unit also …

Meet the makers behind 5 VR and gaming innovations at CES

CES: Beyond the tech<p>These are the people behind 5 incredible virtual reality and gaming innovations<p>By Scott Muska<p>Promoted by<p>CES: Beyond the tech<p>These …

Arts, culture, creativity and tech: key trends for 2016

A panel of artists, designers, composers and coders share the digital and technological developments that will affect arts and culture this year<p>Artful Spark is a quarterly event series all about the gap between creative ideas and technical execution. In the words of its founders – Sam Howey Nunn, …

The Internet of Things That Talk About You Behind Your Back

Your computerized things are talking about you behind your back, and for the most part you can’t stop them—or even learn what they’re saying.<p>SilverPush is an Indian startup that's trying to figure out all the different computing devices you own. It embeds inaudible sounds into the webpages you read …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2016

This year, according to our fitness trackers, we walked nearly twenty miles of convention show floor looking for innovations with the potential to dramatically disrupt existing businesses and industries—the better and cheaper offerings we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>It was great to see companies we’ve …

Innovation

Paytm Acquires Personal Assistant App Shifu To Improve Its Artificial Intelligence Tech

Paytm, the Indian mobile commerce company backed by Alibaba, announced today that it has acquired Shifu, a personal assistant app for smartphones. The value of the deal was not disclosed, but Paytm senior vice president Kiran Vasireddy confirmed that it is close to the $8 million reported by new …

The Open Startup

Building in the open has incredible benefits, I have started my last three businesses that way, here are a few lessons I learned along the way.<p><b>Start</b> …

Startups

How hiring my own boss made me a better entrepreneur

One of the hardest days of my life was the day I decided to hire my own boss. I cofounded Looksharp six years ago and had been through the trenches. From cutting founder salaries and narrowly raising a seed round in 2010 to losing key employees at key moments, we had dodged more bullets than James …

Yahoo just lost another top exec

Fuloria told Swisher he will leave Yahoo at the end of this year, but did not confirm where he is off to.<p>Yahoo also confirmed his departure in a statement, which said Fuloria had "decided to go back to his startup roots."<p>Fuloria was only promoted to head up all Yahoo's advertising products as SVP …

The 10 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015

Speed your power to change your world with this year's innovations<p>In a stunning year for technology, 2015 brought us a number of new surprises. Which of these tech disruptions matters most to you?<p>1. Your new chauffeur just parked out front.<p>Tesla released a software update that suddenly put assisted …

Financial Services

Finally, a smartphone you can wash with soap and water

What's better than a waterproof smartphone? How about one you can clean with soap? Kyocera, which has done a line in toughphones for several year, revealed exactly that. Launching in (particularly soap-themed) pink, white and blue options in Japan, don't let the <i>kawaii</i> design fool you -- the phone …

Apple’s Swift programming language is now open source

As promised earlier in the year, Apple’s Swift team has now posted source code for the Swift compiler and standard library functions and objects. Open-sourcing Swift is a big win for the developer community as it means Swift can now be setup to run on a server and many other use cases, bringing …

There's a key 3rd player in the fight between Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX that could be a game-changer

The prize is a chance to make history by being the first to usher in a new era of reusable rockets that can reduce the cost of spaceflight and, ultimately, land humans on Mars and then re-launch them back home.<p>Currently leading the way are Blue Origin — founded by Jeff Bezos — and SpaceX — founded …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

8 industries robots will completely transform by 2025

By 2025, a machine may be putting together your driverless car in a factory with no human oversight. A robot maid could be cleaning up after you at home, and your financial advisor might be a computer investing for you automatically.<p>And with at least 90 countries operating unmanned aerial vehicles, …