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Google Assistant adds more languages in global push

SAN FRANCISCO, US - Google says its digital assistant software would be available in more than 30 languages by the end of the years as it steps up its artificial intelligence efforts against Amazon and others...

26 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

Simple ways to protect your favorite gadgets

It doesn't take long to realize how much our personal gadgets enrich our lives, however, they too have their weaknesses. Since they're slender electronic devices, they're fragile...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Nov 2017

UNITED STATES

Roambee enables digitisation for enterprise supply chain, logistics

IoT smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management...

25 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

New Google earbuds offer real-time translation feature

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Google on Wednesday introduced new Pixel earbuds that the company says are capable of real-time translation of conversations in different languages...

5 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Amazon beefs up Echo lineup and Alexa skills

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon has unveiled upgrades to its Echo speakers and announced that Alexa smarts will be built into BMW and Mini automobiles by the middle of next year...

28 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Google weaves touch controls into Levi Strauss jacket

Levi Strauss this week begins selling a denim jacket with touch controls woven into the fabric in the first fashion offering stitched from a collaboration with Google...

26 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Nest looks to shake up home security

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Nest has set out to shake up the home security market, unveiling an internet-age alarm system...

22 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Where does business process automation work?

Business process automation (BPA) is possible thanks to the evolution of technology, automating workflows sometimes towards points where human intervention is not needed...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ask and you shall receive in world of voice shopping

Ordering pizza from the sofa without lifting a finger has joined the list of modern-day conveniences thanks to a hot trend in voice-commanded smart speakers...

4 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Google and Walmart team up to take on Amazon

Walmart, the world's biggest retailer, and Google, the internet's predominant search engine, are teaming up in an attempt to challenge Amazon...

24 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple axes iPod nano and shuffle

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Touch became the last iPod standing late last week as Apple removed nano and shuffle stand-alone digital music players from its lineup...

31 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Apple opens first store in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Apple opened its first store in Taiwan on Saturday with more than a thousand shoppers flocking to the site located in the island's landmark skyscraper and tallest building, Taipei 101...

4 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

Samsung to invest $380m in new US plant

NEW YORK, US: Samsung plans to invest $380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new manufacturing plant for home appliances in South Carolina...

29 Jun 2017

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