With the advancement of technologies, businesses would prefer robots or artificial intelligence as workers. However, the industries would still need growing numbers of certain skilled workers.
Majority of e-Commerce startups are running below expectations. Some of them sold for a fraction of their previous valuations. Groupon, One Kings Line and Wish.com were few examples that give insight of what's happening.
Samsung Electronics announced that it will produce the latest Qualcomm processor. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 will be mass produced using Samsung technology.
It is possible that 2015 was simply fated to be the Year of Hoverboard. The devices were making news this year but then, they started going viral for another reason. They were highly risk for catching fire.
Survey said that Southeast Asian children are 20% more active when it comes to mobile devices than U.S children, making them the most digitally engaged in the planet.
Google has assigned Cardboard famous Clay Bavor as the head of its virtual reality projects. Facebook has also assigned Instagram’s director of product as Head of Product management in its VR subsidiary, Oculus. The concurrent moves have been analyzed as their keenness for reigning over VR market.
Israeli's Tactical Robotics Ltd. has successfully conducted another test flight for AirMule Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) last month. The drone is designed for search and rescue operation in an area which is unaccessible for helicopter.
Amazon has recently updated its Echo Smart speaker. The added features include playing Jeopardy through voice commands. This trigger word makes the artificially intelligent in built smart speaker to respond and get engaged with question- answer phrases. The updated Echo smart speaker will be charged through docked stations instead of traditional plugging in system round the clock.
Lithium-ion battery has a problem when it overheats. Researcher in Stanford University have invented a lithium-ion battery that shuts down when it starts to overheat.
Apple has revealed a glitch in its News app causing the company with lesser number of visitors count compared to the reality. However, Apple is reportedly to be working on the problem and it will be solved soon.
Apple is possibly going to bid farewell to the headphone sockets in its new models of iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 plus/ iPhone 6C. This process will make the phone even thinner than normal, while Wolfson Microelectronics will remove background noise during listening to music and making phone calls. But all the changes, Apple is rumored to adopt, are features borrowed from market rivals.
Intel’s Radar Pace Technology has been successfully incorporated in Oakley branded smart glasses, are capable of analyzing athletic performances and coaching thereto. The glasses have been represented before the audience of Consumer Electronics Show, 2016. Unlike Google Glass, the Radar Pace technology instructs the wearer doing everything just by talking.
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