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  • Aug 20, 2015
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Amsterdam powers ahead with the first “crowd-sourced” Internet of Things network

      20 August 2014 – A new system that uses low-power, low-bandwidth LoWaWAN technology has covered Amsterdam with a wireless signal that allows objects throughout the city to become tools for developers. In what they’ve pronounced is a world first, the crowd-sourced Internet of Things Network can be used for a range of purposes. One […]


IBM unveils its the brain-inspired TrueNorth cognitive computer

Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. 19 August 2015 – Most efforts to mimic the brain have focused on software, but in recent years, some researchers have ramped up efforts to create neuro-inspired computer chips that process information in fundamentally different ways from traditional hardware. This includes an ambitious project inside tech giant IBM and Big Blue just […]


  • Aug 3, 2015
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Apple is preparing to launch a voicemail service that will use Siri to transcribe your messages

  3 August 2015 –   iPhone users may soon find that Siri doesn’t just talk to them, but also to people trying to call them. According to Business Insider, Apple employees are “testing a voicemail service that uses Siri to answer your calls and transcribe voicemail messages. Apple’s iCloud service will then send you the […]


  • Aug 3, 2015
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The rise of Huawei: now the world’s third-largest phone manufacturer

  3 August 2015 – The latest global mobile sales figures from Strategy Analytics show Huawei gaining ground, with the Chinese vendor becoming the third largest manufacturer in the world. In Q2 2015, Huawei accounted for 7 percent of the mobile phone market share, with 30.6 million shipments. According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung is still the number one manufacturer, with […]


  • Aug 1, 2015
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Meanwhile, Google has set up its own car company ….

  1 August 2015 – An interesting piece in The Guardian this weekend discussing documents it uncovered that showed the firm quietly established Google Auto LLC back in 2011. Google Auto is a registered passenger vehicle manufacturer and got Californian licensing last year. While Google Auto is currently all about making research prototypes rather than consumer vehicles, […]


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