May 10th, 2018

Google Blog: 100 things we announced at I/O ‘18

That’s a wrap! After a bustling three days at Google I/O, we have a lot to look back on and a lot to look forward to, from helpful features made possible with AI to updates that [...]

The U.S. Needs a National Strategy on Artificial Intelligence

China, India, Japan, France and the European Union are crafting bold plans for artificial intelligence (AI). They see AI as a means to economic growth and social progress. Meanwhile, the U.S. disbanded its AI taskforce in [...]

AI is poised to create 2.3 million jobs by 2020

The White House is hosting a conference on the future of artificial intelligence, Reuters reports. Executives from 38 companies, including Intel, Oracle, Ford, Boeing, Mastercard, Microsoft and Accenture, will attend the daylong summit. The meeting is [...]

Internet of Things: From Megatrend to Commodity

Every year, Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade show, brings together more than 5,000 exhibitors from every corner of the globe. The many conversations I had in Hannover this year with customers, partners, media, and government [...]

5 Industries That Will Be the Most Affected by GDPR

5 Industries Most Affected by GDPR The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation — or GDPR as it’s being tossed around — goes into effect on May 25th. Many are preparing for its activation, primarily because they [...]

FCC says ‘net neutrality’ rules will end in June

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Communications Commission said in a notice Thursday that 2015 landmark U.S. open internet rules will cease around June 10. The FCC in December repealed the Obama era “net neutrality” rules, which [...]

De Beers tracks diamonds through supply chain using blockchain

LONDON (Reuters) – Anglo American’s (AAL.L) De Beers said on Thursday it had tracked 100 high-value diamonds from miner to retailer using blockchain, in the first effort of its kind to clear the supply chain of [...]