Category Archives: Technology

QOTD: AI And China

China recognizes that AI will be critical to its future “comprehensive national power” – The Diplomat

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Dubai’s Robotic Police Force

Wow!  When is the last time you met a cop that spoke nine languages? Robocop On Wednesday, May 24, Dubai will launch a new police robot that marks the first phase of the integration of robots into the police force. … Continue reading

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Technology turbulence – FT

Big players from the technology sector have reported a wide range of results. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Giles Wilkes discuss the changing fortunes of tech’s top operators For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if … Continue reading

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Tech leaders’ visions for next 10 years – FT

Founders Forum, the prestigious network of entrepreneurs, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. But what do technology’s leading figures see in store for the next decade? FT’s Ravi Mattu finds out. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: Ambulance Drone

Each year nearly a million people in Europe suffer from a cardiac arrest. A mere 8% survives due to slow response times of emergency services. The ambulance-drone is capable of saving lives with an integrated defibrillator. The goal is to … Continue reading

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AI and the future for humanity – FT

From a Royal Society conference in London, Nick Bostrom, of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, tells the FT’s Ravi Mattu a day will come when machines are more intelligent than humans, and that more must be … Continue reading

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Keep on self-trucking – FT

Freightliner, part of Germany’s Daimler Trucks, plans to take some of the strain off the US’s truckers — with a truck that can take over some of the driving. Robert Wright takes a ride on one. For more video content … Continue reading

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Apple Watch and its luxury gambit – FT

Apple has unveiled the latest details for its new Watch model. FT reporters Hannah Kuchler and Tim Bradshaw review the device and look at what chances Apple has in the luxury market. For more video content from the Financial Times, … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2015

The World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2015 report will introduce the major innovations that will disrupt the world, as identified by the Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies. On the panel: Moderator: Mariette DiChristina is editor-in-chief and senior vice … Continue reading

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Japan Tops List of Innovators

Today’s IBD notes that Japan has moved to the top of list  countries hosting the world’s most innovative countries.   The study is based on a Thompson-Reuters report, The U.S. was the most innovative nation among the top 100 in … Continue reading

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