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Robots Can Now Read Better Than Humans, Putting Millions of Jobs at Risk

An artificial intelligence algorithm has outperformed humans at a reading comprehension test for the first time, potentially putting millions of …

Artificial Intelligence

Huawei says botched US deal a loss for consumers

Chinese electronics giant Huawei has rued how a planned partnership with US carriers fell through, saying it deprived consumers the "best choice."

Philippines

CES 2018: The final word

Wall-sized TVs. Connected everything. Smart mirrors. Autonomous electric vehicles. The world's thinnest laptop. This is everything that mattered at CES 2018.<p>When people look back at CES 2018 in five or 10 years, it'll be the heavy rain, flash flooding and power cuts that'll stand out more than the …

Consumer Tech

Medical marijuana, inc. announces participation at fall 2017 marijuana business conference and exposition smallcapvoice.com, inc. bitcoin current value

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, …

Cannabis Industry

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Jan. 7, 2018

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Jan. 7, …

Steve Ballmer

Electric Vehicles Cost Less Than Half As Much To Drive

Electric vehicles cost less than half as much to operate as their gasoline-powered counterparts, according to a study of fuel costs released Thursday by the University of Michigan.<p>The average cost to operate an EV in the United States is $485 per year, while the average for a gasoline-powered …

Electric Vehicles

Top Car Tech at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show

The Las Vegas exhibition is still the place for automotive manufacturers to announce their latest advances—at least for now.<p>When I started covering …

Transportation

Photos: It’s not a car show, but CES sure is a showcase for some very cool vehicles

LAS VEGAS — The biggest automakers in the world have certainly caught on, and joined the race that traditionally has served as a showcase for …

Transportation

Inside Discussions At CES On The Convergence of Big Emerging Tech And Music

Music has been the conduit of the rapid awareness and adoption of a variety of new technology over the years. The intricate and magnetic relationship between artist and fan is like almost nothing else in the world, thus the emotion coupled with the consumption behavior around music has contributed …

A Machine Beat Me at Scrabble, and Other Observations From A Very Robot CES

Once upon a time, I was a pretty competitive Scrabble player. My high school friends and I would hold intense, hours-long sessions almost every …

Robots

Best of CES 2018: The one company vital to gaming, self-driving cars, and AI

Quartz’s time at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come to a close, and we’ve reflected on a week of being inundated with gadgets, technology, and pitches.<p>Below is a list of which companies we believe won CES, which tried the hardest, and which embodied the spirit of the world’s …

Automation

Google Assistant had a good CES

I started writing about Google Assistant before I’d even fully unpacked. The company had posted up a week-long residency with a profile to rival any in Vegas that first week of January.<p>Celine Dion at Caesar’s, David Copperfield at the MGM Grand, Google at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The …

Celine Dion

Google’s giant presence at CES should scare Amazon

There was a jumbo gumball machine, a mini outdoor theme park, and an army of employees dressed in white. Everywhere you looked at CES this year, …

CES

Samsung Makes VR Seem Like The Coolest-Ever Amusement Park Ride

Up until now, virtual reality headsets have had all the sex appeal of a pocket protector. Nerds only need apply. But Samsung found a way to give the …

Entertainment Industry

The Best Cars and Car Tech of CES 2018 - ExtremeTech

By on January 12, 2018 at 4:24 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>LAS VEGAS — CES was again awash …

LA Auto Show

The Big Tech Show: Our scary, cool future

These topics, together with artificial intelligence in our daily lives, are discussed with this week’s guest, one of Ireland’s most successful tech …

News (Ireland)

The 2018 Digiday CES Awards

Another CES is in the books — and as the organizers would say, it was the biggest one yet. Some companies and executives had a splendid week in Las …

Advertising Industry

CES 2018: Introduction

CES is a little weird this year. High End companies have been abandoning the Venetian Tower with...abandon. <i>Stereophile</i> has sent a skeleton crew. Back …

Audiophile

CES was surprisingly subdued for cord-cutting

Last year’s CES was a surprisingly fruitful event for cord-cutting. At the tech industry’s biggest trade show, companies like Tablo and Mohu …

Televisions

Gadgets for kids still big at tech show despite concerns

The Rescue Bot, one of five models from Robotics U by Abilix, is displayed during CES 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 11, 2018 in …

News (South Africa)

7 Cool New Gadgets at CES 2018

Heavy rain outside the Las Vegas Convention Center this week didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of inventors, promoters and entrepreneurs who were inside …

Consumer Tech

These concepts are the most exciting cameras Canon’s brought to CES in years

More of this, please<p>Tucked in a corner on a shelf at Canon’s booth are the two most exciting cameras the company has brought to CES in years. They’re not wholly unique ideas (and one of them doesn’t even work yet), but compared to the iterative releases and myriad of camcorders that usually make up …

Consumer Tech

What the next generation of car dashboards will be like

Tech<p>PETE PACHALJan 12, 2018<p>The future of the car is driverless. Everyone knows this, and it was on full display at CES 2018, with a host of companies …

Transportation

Do we still need CES?

As the lights went down on the CES showroom I found myself snickering at the irony. In an event meant to showcase the latest and greatest, no amount of innovation could overcome the failure of a technology first harnessed in the 1800s: electricity. The once-crowded showroom was reduced to a …

Consumer Tech

At CES, 'booth babes' are less obvious, but they're not gone

LAS VEGAS — For decades, companies have recruited attractive women to draw attention to their products at CES, tech's largest trade show.<p>The number of "promotional models" or "booth babes" — the term coined for women whose job it is to lure foot traffic at CES — has declined in recent years. But …

Money

It Didn’t All Go Smoothly At CES

LAS VEGAS -- A female friend of mine, a quintessential diplomat, wanted to show me a photo she took to celebrate a moment at Consumer Electronics …

Brian Krzanich

The winners and losers of CES 2018

CES is the best place to get a sense of what's hot and not in technology.<p>As gadget-packed as this year's show was — we crowned our favorite tech from …

Consumer Tech

And the Award for Most Nauseating Self-Driving Car Goes to … - MIT Technology Review

In many ways this year’s CES looked a lot more like an autonomous-car show than a consumer electronics show.<p>There were announcements aplenty from the …

Transportation

Siri, can you hear me? Not at CES

Hey Siri, you there?<p>More than 4,000 tech companies smooshed into the cavernous halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center this week for CES, like …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Hasn’t Cracked The Smart Display’s Complexity Problem

Navigation remains a challenge for the onscreen versions of Google Assistant and Alexa. But it’s tough to solve without turning a simple device into a PC.<p>Google knows how to give a slick demo. So it was easy to give into the temptation to be wowed by the “smart displays” that the company was …

Automation