Secret meetings between Jeff Bezos and James Mattis throws $10 bn Amazon JEDI contract in doubt
Amazon and Microsoft are at war over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first “war cloud” computing system. Whilst once considered an early favourite of the Pentagon back in 2017, allegations of...
Google researchers successfully develop anti-face-distortion algorithm, distortion free selfies are now just a...
In a recent study, it’s found that 93 million selfies are posted on social media per day and 10 selfies are posted to Instagram every 10 seconds. The data is enough to push smartphone manufacturers to come up with quality se...
Google’s Maps app now helps you choose popular dishes in a restaurant
Google’s Maps app has evolved to be more than an app which gets you from Point A to Point B. Now it wants to help you decided what you’re going to do wh you get to Point B, especially if Point B is a restaurant. The fi...
Microsoft signs MoU with the largest mobile operator in Korea
Microsoft recently signed a MOU with SK Telecom, the largest mobile operator in Korea with nearly 50 percent of the market share. As part of this MOU, SK Telecom and Microsoft will work together on 5G, AI and cloud to promote IoT ...
AI features will give BMW drivers something else to brag about
Just when you thought BMW owners couldn’t be more infatuated with their cars, they’ll soon be interacting with the car on a personal level. Microsoft are designing a multi-modal Intelligent Personal Assistant for BMW, ...
Intel’s Project Athena laptops: 30-minute charge for 4 hours use
Laptops are convenient for getting work done away from home; but after a heavy few hours of laptop use, you’ll undoubtedly end up buying an overpriced coffee just so you can charge it in a café. Intel’s upcoming Proje...
Google Duplex for Web can book your entire holiday for you
2013 movie Her has just come a bit closer to reality when Google demonstrated a working software agent which will act intelligently on your behalf. Earlier this year, Autofill Assistant was demonstrated in the Chromium repository....
This is how Microsoft wants to fight extremist content
The terrorist attack at Al Noor mosque in Christchurch took 50 innocent people’s lives. The white supremacist was able to live stream the entire event on social media which sparked controversies and raised many questions on ...
The first Microsoft Connectivity vehicles to become available later this year
by Greg Jordan
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s leading automotive alliance, announced that they will be debuting two new vehicles this year with its new Alliance Intelligent Cloud. The service, which was developed by Redmond and the thr...