Technology

Facebook Inc. has introduced a new tool, Brand Collabs Manager for helping the content creator community. The new collaboration tool aims to facilitate an effortless connection between content creators and brands. Facebook’s new branded content collaboration will enable creators to grow their audience base and hence earn more money. The social media giant’s new collaboration tool Brand Collabs Manager is a sort of two-way search engine platform for advertisers and content creators. Here the tool highlights each creator’s audience dat...
IBM’s conversational AI system, Project Debater made a debut appearance at IBM’s Watson West site in San Francisco, on June 18. In presence of a pack of technology journalists, Project Debater contested against two Israeli debate experts and won the competition straight off. IBM Research team is continuously working on broadening artificial intelligence (AI) relevance across varied disciplines. It has earlier invented “Deep Blue” that squared off against chess world champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. Following this in 2011, IBM Watson ...
British-based Ocado Group Plc is a wholly-independent online supermarket. To put it plainly, unlike its competitors, Ocado does not own any physical store and its complete focus is on home deliveries done from its warehouses. These distribution facilities are called order fulfillment centers. Besides this, there is one more interesting aspect of Ocado operations. More than a thousand warehouse robots pack groceries in the Ocado order fulfillment centers located in England. They slide on a three-story-high aluminum electric grid and p...
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. brings Samsung Chromebook Plus V2, the second edition of the Chromebook Plus launched the previous year. The new Chromebook Plus V2 houses few upgraded features and a faster processor compared to its predecessor. Samsung, the leader in the premium Chromebook market, has put a focus on enhancing the communication experience of the target market. Since this is the world of capturing pictures and communicating more via creative expressions, the Chromebook Plus V2 is packed with a rear camera. “Today’s ...
MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has invented a system that can sense human body postures and movements through the other side of the walls. The project is called “RF-Pose” wherein the MIT researchers made use of a neural network to study radio signals that rebound people’s bodies. It can then create a dynamic stick figure that mirrors actions performed by that particular person such as walking, standing, sitting, and moving limbs. The team working on this ‘seeing through walls’ project is led by A...
A recent report from the UK-based Juniper Research projected that fully-automated Robo advisors will manage approximately $1 trillion assets by 2022. The figure represents 25 percent of total Robo advisor asset under management (AUM) market in 2022. It is significant to highlight that the Robo advisor market will peak at 155 percent annually on an average whereas the overall market will grow at 69 percent. For the knowledge of novice investors, Robo advisor is the newest outcome of artificial intelligence (AI). To put it in plain wor...
Food fraud is rampant throughout US restaurant and supermarkets. Trust is declining in the food industry. Is there any way to go back to the roots and verify the origin of the meal we are having now? What if some adulteration occurred while the food traveled from a farm to our kitchens? The World Health Organization projects that 1 in every 10 people become ill each year from contaminated food, with 420,000 dying as a result. Back in 2006 and 2015, during E.coli outbreak in the US led to the loss of thousands of human lives. Adding t...
MOBI, the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, expanded its scope of operations last week after it founded a global consortium of automakers in May. CarBlock, the world's first Blockchain-based transportation solution has collaborated with the MOBI team to further explore blockchain for transportation. CarBlock, a start-up founded in 2017, builds solution on data generated by smart devices and smart contract and seek to disrupt the entire allied car industry targeting consumers as well as businesses. The company provides a huge infra...
Microsoft on Tuesday said it has submerged a self-sufficient experimental data center off the coast of the northernmost tip of Scotland. The underwater datacenter is part of Project Natick which the tech giant started developing in 2014 to save money on data center cooling facilities. Microsoft said it sank the supposedly energy efficient data center which could provide internet connectivity for years into the sea last Friday. It noted that the server is now online and performing several computing tasks which it did not specify. Micr...
ECCO, the global leader in innovative comfort footwear and leather goods has taken up a customized footwear creation project, QUANT-U. Coming from Innovation Lab ECCO (ILE), the project revolves around developing customized 3D printed midsoles. Presently, the QUANT-U project is in the pilot phase and this innovative service is solely available at ECCO’s concept store W-21 Amsterdam. The Denmark-based footwear brand, EECO was founded by shoemaker Karl Toosbuy in 1963. Since then, it has entered the complete supply chain starting from ...