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Amazon Echo’s new feature lets you know when you should check your messages

Amazon Echo's new feature lets you know when you should check your messages

Amazon Echo ‘s newest trick — calling and text via the Alexa digital assistant — may have already gotten a sorely needed improvement , but the smart speaker is about to get yet another new feature that makes keeping up with your messages a little more intuitive. Expected to roll out soon, Amazon will update its Echo speakers to shine …

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Millennial bait Stonic crossover laces up to add some zest to the Kia lineup

Millennial bait Stonic crossover laces up to add some zest to the Kia lineup

Automakers are increasingly betting on small crossovers like the Kia Stonic to lure millennial buyers into showrooms. Like its rivals, Kia wants to fill every gap in its portfolio of high-riding crossovers and SUVs. The South Korean company has just introduced a small, city-friendly model named Stonic that’s positioned near the bottom of its model hierarchy. If you’re thinking “that’s …

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Groovy, baby! VW brings the spirit of the hippie bus into the 21st century

Groovy, baby! VW brings the spirit of the hippie bus into the 21st century

Updated: Added information about the I.D. Buzz concept headed for production. When it debuted at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept was presented as the latest in a long line of design studies that explore what a 21st-century Bus could look like. Now, one of the company’s top executives has confirmed the retro-inspired people-mover is finally …

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Kandao Announce New 360-Degree Camera – Kandao Obsidian

Kandao Announce New 360-Degree Camera – Kandao Obsidian

Chinese tech company Kandao has announced the launch of their latest hardware product designed for 3D and 360-degree image capture, the Kandao Obsidian. The device has already gain praise and even an award, named as a ‘Best of Innovation Honoree’ at CES 2017. The Kandao Obsidian has two variants, the R and S. Th Obsidian R features 8K resolution, and …

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IoT Is Top Priority in Driving Digital Transformation Says New Global Research

IoT Is Top Priority in Driving Digital Transformation Says New Global Research

IoT has become the leading technology for digital transformation and is the number one priority for 92 per cent of organisations, according to global research findings published today by Inmarsat , the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications. The Inmarsat Research Programme study focusing on the enterprise application of the Internet of Things (IoT) revealed that machine learning …

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European IoT disrupter to expand its business with EIT Digital Accelerator

European IoT disrupter to expand its business with EIT Digital Accelerator

The thriving German Internet of Things scaleup, SAT4M2M, has joined the EIT Digital Accelerator to benefit from various support, such as preparation for international growth in fast growing markets (Europe, Asia, US) and access to EIT Digital’s investor network SAT4M2M’s satellite communication network enables a worldwide IoT monitoring of fixed and moving assets in many verticals including transportation (like railways …

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The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

Indian corporates are still content with legacy IT over cloud infrastructure, making IoT the last thing on their mind to change business processes. Key takeaways: Indians create IoT software for the globe but are slow in adopting it within the country Legacy architecture holds back Indian companies from providing real-time user data analytics CIOs are slowly waking up to the …

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IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest

IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest

French giant Orange Group has set a target of national coverage of France with LoRaWAN IoT network technology by the end of this year, as it also announced plans for LoRa Alliance standardised international roaming. Orange’s LoRa network currently covers nearly 4,000 towns and industrial sites ‘with quality connectivity inside buildings and below ground’, whilst the company is preparing to …

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Inside Microsoft’s AI Comeback

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

Yoshua Bengio and Nagraj Kashyap at the University of Montreal. Photo by: Tom Kubik. Photography direction by: Michelle Le. Yoshua Bengio has never been one to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial intelligence, he has been catapulted to stardom. It’s a field so new the people who can advance …

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Watch Hackers Take Over the Mouse of a Power-Grid Computer

Watch Hackers Take Over the Mouse of a Power-Grid Computer

The best work of hackers tends to remain invisible. But when sophisticated intruders broke into the computer networks of regional energy firms in Ukraine in 2015 and cut power to roughly a quarter million people, their tampering didn’t go unnoticed. In this rare instance, the staff of one of those electric utilities managed to capture the hackers’ handiwork on video, …

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