jueves, agosto 5, 2021
By 2030, 40 percent of vehicles sold in China will be electric; MIT research finds that despite benefits, the cost to consumers and to society will be substantial. In recent decades, China’s rapid economic growth has enabled more and more consumers to buy their own cars. The result has been improved...
Gamification increases employee happiness and motivation when applied to learning and training and increases customer engagement and awareness when it's used in marketing. So what exactly is it? Gamification uses principles and elements of game design in conjunction with non-game activities such as learning and marketing. According to the Center...
Alphabet  and Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, is the latest tech giant kingpin to make a public call for AI to be regulated while simultaneously encouraging lawmakers towards a dilute enabling framework that does not put any hard limits on what can be done with AI technologies. In an op-ed published in...
The evolution of a typical smartphone maker goes like this: The company starts by offering good phones at low prices. Then very good phones with a few missing features at decent prices. Then phones with every feature imaginable, but prices on par with expensive flagship phones. Xiaomi has reached that...
Over the past year, we've all been inundated with messages. Stores were at limited capacity or completely closed, employees shifted to remote work and virtual school took over, so our inboxes and social media became our primary avenues for communication. No longer are we catching up at the water cooler,...
The billionaire said many people have asked him over the last three of four years what SoftBank Group is, with some saying him they like him “very much” as an entrepreneur but not as an investor. Son said he would describe SoftBank as a “capital provider for the...
The Snail is a Braille reader that works smooth as silk on a surface that’s predictably bumpy! It can record the text as it reads for future playback and it even syncs with a Bluetooth headset so the visually impaired can listen to the book without disturbing others. Features...
Can our technology reflect the diversity of the people who use them? At Davos 2019, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines the challenges tech giants face to provide products for our complex world. He also lays out how his company tries to live that reality in everything it does.  Information from:...
An important question emerges after the Swiss decision to ban foreign-based gambling sites – will other countries follow suit? Switzerland to ban foreign-based gambling sites under the new Gambling Act. At the referendum held on June 10 2018, 72.9 per cent of Swiss voters backed the new gambling law. Consequently,...
Nothing is more taunting than a blank sheet when your brainstorming session is going nowhere. Factors like stress and lack of sleep can put a damper on our creative flow, and the longer you stare at blankness in front of you, the more overwhelmed you become at the prospect...
Charles River will invest in a portion of the solar power generated by the site. CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions*, a nonregulated commercial brand of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), today announced the start of construction of the 250-megawatt (MW) Pisgah Ridge Solar project in Navarro County, Texas. Once in...
10Pearls adds San Francisco-based firm to expand its Salesforce practice and delivery capability in the Bay Area. 10Pearls, an end-to-end digital technology services company based in Washington D.C., has announced the acquisition of Zen Cloud Technologies, a San Francisco-based boutique Salesforce and digital consultancy. Founded by Chris Fellows and Barbara Smith...
Scientific Games is the largest producer and marketer of games for casinos and lotteries on the planet. Every year it receives awards for its quality and technology. Casino Journal Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Awards Kyber Unified Wallet Nevada Battle Born Business Scientific Games Eilers & Krejcik 2nd Annual EKG Slot Awards...
Strengthens Leadership Position in Global Tire Industry Combines Two Complementary Brand Portfolios with a Comprehensive Offering Across the Value Spectrum Provides Significant, Immediate and Long-Term Financial Benefits Opportunity to Create Additional Value from Manufacturing and Distribution Increases Scale to Support Investments in New Mobility and Fleet Solutions AKRON, Ohio, June...
Dubai-based cloud kitchen startup Kitopi has raised $415 million from a group of investors including SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund 2, vaulting it to unicorn status. Kitopi “has crossed the billion dollar valuation mark now,” Chief Executive Officer Mohamad Ballout said in an interview, declining to give more specifics. “We now...