Huawei showcase its luxury Android smartwatch in Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2016 that opens today. The watch is designed specifically for women decorated with Swarovski crystal.
Intel’s Radar Pace Technology has been successfully incorporated in Oakley branded smart glasses, are capable of analyzing athletic performances and coaching thereto. The glasses have been represented before the audience of Consumer Electronics Show, 2016. Unlike Google Glass, the Radar Pace technology instructs the wearer doing everything just by talking.
Diesel gate controversy embattling Volkswagen has initiated implementing eco-friendly projects ahead of loosing share value. Volkswagen has revealed its bold step to go for producing an eco-friendly microbus, powered by electricity, in the Consumer Electronics Show. Batteries of the vehicle may be charged fully by only 20 minutes and capable of serving as a home power unit.
A voice guided GPS navigation system is going to be installed in vehicles equipped with Subaru StarLink platform. The navigation app is fully voice guided and is believed to reduce driving risks. Moreover, the associated app RightTrack will provide real-time driving assessment and coaching for Subaru owners based on their actual driving behavior. The Subaru Starlink app has been designed to support both Apple iOS and Android smartphones.
Samsung is gearing to do battle with Apple in the smartwatch market. Samsung unveiled two new colors for its new Gear S2 smartwatch namely, rose-gold and platinum. Designer Colombo working for Samsung has included classic characters from Snoopy to match Apple's Mickey Mouse.
Samsung introduces its smart fridge in CES 2016 that starts this week. The Samsung Family Hub refrigerator can order groceries for you.
A consortium backed by Google will start to replace old public telephone booth with a free WiFi kiosks starting today in New York. According to the plan, a total of 7,500 free WiFi kiosks will be installed through out New York when the project is completed.
Yahoo has closed down its video content service Yahoo Screen. The US traffic to Yahoo Screen fell 28 percent during the past two years. As the ad revenues didn't take off, Yahoo has written down $42 million on Yahoo Screen.
After the separation, Fiat Chrysler is focusing on its €48-billion investment plan to 2018. It'll also revamp its brands Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Maserati. Ferrari made its debut trading in Milan after listing on Wall Street in October 2015. Analysts opine the road ahead for Ferrari may not be smooth as the capital intensive car maker with small volume can sustain the high valuations.
Lenovo introduced new products to its X1 line at the CES 2016. Some of the notable products include the X1 Yoga, the X1 Tablet, and ThinkCentre X1 Desktop.
At the 2016 CES, Faraday Future startup company unveiled its electric concept car, the FFZero1. The eccentric looking car has a smartphone embedded in the steering wheel and will be built on a chassis that could, hopefully, be used in other lines of Faraday cars.
Boeing Co has bagged $855-mn contract from the US Air Force. Boeing will offer avionic component integration and contractor logistics support for T-38C aircraft. The duration of the contract is 10 years and works are scheduled for completion by January 2026.
People who travel for business two weeks or more a month report more symptoms of anxiety and depression and are more likely to smoke, be sedentary and report trouble sleeping than those who travel one to six nights a month, according to a latest study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and City University of New York.
President Trump said Friday he is declaring a national emergency on the southern border, tapping into executive powers in a bid to divert billions toward construction of a wall even as he plans to sign a funding package that includes just $1.4 billion for border security.
Amazon's decision to abandon plans to build a new campus in Long Island City, Queens, has drawn cheers from several politicians, community organizers and other locals opposed to the expansion.
One of the hottest topics at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland has been Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed 70% marginal tax rate on all income above $10 million.
In recent decades, Europe has experienced a downward trend in the annual number of deaths. Not only was this trend not arrested by the economic recession that started in 2008, in fact, the rate of decline increased during the recession years.
Discovering that your new designer handbag or gold watch is a fake is costly and annoying, and counterfeit medical devices or drugs could have even more serious consequences. But seemingly as soon as manufacturers develop a new method to ensure product authenticity, counterfeiters find a way to outsmart it. Now, researchers have created an "unclonable" tag that can never be replicated, even by the manufacturer. They report their results in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
The traditional model for setting auto insurance premiums has been to base rates on the motorist's driving history, age, gender and even marital status (in some states). Thanks to new technological options, insurance companies, and motorists have started to work together to give the insurance companies access to better data on an individual driver's risk level, and give the same driver a sense of greater control over how much he or she will pay in insurance premiums.
Consumer brands have long used old-fashioned focus groups, interviews and surveys to best gauge consumer wants, desires and needs as part of processes that range from product development, to marketing and sales. As machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged, there is an increasing interest in the ability to harness these solutions to save time and money, and to yield more reliable consumer insights.