They are real diamonds. That’s what the industry behind diamonds made inside a scientific laboratory wants you to believe.
If you read the business headlines, it sounds like brick-and-mortar retail stores are dying – a so-called “retail apocalypse.”
Google Photos has announced that it can now detect photos of your pet, automatically grouping them together the way it does with people. This means you will no longer have to type in words like “dog” or “cat,” as the algorithm will sort them for you.
Experts weigh in on what the future holds for fitness trackers.
Some emerging fitness technologies could come with detrimental downsides, experts say.
Shake Shack is trialling a cash-free location, where the only ordering option will be via kiosks, at its NYC Astor Place location. The new spot will open in early October, per the company, and will feature custom-made kiosks that feature touchscreen ordering, with built-in text message alerts for when orders are ready for pickup.
LeBron James will star in an Intelcommercial showing off the company’s self-driving-car technology, marking the first big ad push for driverless vehicles.
A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a year
Stockton, California Mayor Michael Tubbs is leading the charge on a basic income experiment in his recovering town.
Austrian and Chinese academies of sciences successfully conducted first inter-continental quantum video call
The two Academy presidents Chunli Bai and Anton Zeilinger tested quantum encrypted communication between Beijing and Vienna in a live-experiment. The quantum key was transmitted via the Chinese quantum satellite Micius.
When you consider the nagging privacy risks of online advertising, you may find comfort in the thought of a vast, abstract company like Pepsi or Nike viewing you as just one data point among millions. What, after all, do you have to hide from Pepsi? And why should that corporate megalith care about your secrets out of countless potential Pepsi drinkers? But an upcoming study has dissipated that delusion. It shows that ad-targeting can not only track you at the personal, individual level but also that it doesn’t take a corporation’s resources to seize upon that surveillance tool—just time, determination, and about a thousand dollars.