Google will match up to $1M in donations for Hurricane Florence relief

Google will match up to $1M in donations for Hurricane Florence relief »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

As cities in Hurricane Florence’s path deal with its aftermath, Google will match up to $1 million in donations to help with relief efforts. The disaster’s death toll is currently 35 people and about 343,000 people in North Carolina are without electricity. The hurricane caused widespread flooding and property damage throughout North Carolina, South Carolina…

Audi goes after the Mode-X with the e-tron

Audi goes after the Mode-X with the e-tron »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

TC Video 8 hours Audi has gone electric. Meet the e-tron, its first fully electric production vehicle.

Solving the mystery of sleep

Solving the mystery of sleep »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

Alice Lloyd George Contributor More posts by this contributor Below are excerpts from the most recent episode of the Flux podcast hosted by RRE Ventures principal Alice Lloyd George.  AMLG: Welcome back to the pod. I’m excited to be here with Dr. Assaf Glazer. He is the co-founder and CEO of Nanit a leading human analytics company that…

Google’s Work Insights helps businesses better understand how they work

Google’s Work Insights helps businesses better understand how they work »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

At an event in Tokyo, Google today announced the launch of Work Insights, a new tool that gives businesses more insights into how their employees use the company’s G Suite productivity tools and how teams collaborate using those tools. In addition, Google is also launching its investigation tool for helping business better secure their data…

Google launches new AI initiatives in Japan

Google launches new AI initiatives in Japan »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

It’s no surprise that Google used its Cloud Next 2018 event in Tokyo today — one of a number of international Cloud Next events that follow its flagship San Francisco conference — to announce a couple of new initiatives that specifically focus on the Japanese market. These announcements include a couple of basic updates like…

TaskRabbit kicks off Canadian expansion

TaskRabbit kicks off Canadian expansion »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

TaskRabbit officially launched in Canada today. The on-demand network that connects people with “taskers,” or others willing to do their household chores or errands for a fee, is kicking off its Canadian expansion in the greater Toronto area before rolling out in Vancouver in October and Montreal sometime in 2019. This is the first major…

An Intel drone fell on my head during a light show

An Intel drone fell on my head during a light show »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

It didn’t hurt. I thought someone dropped a small cardboard box on my head. It felt sharp and light. I was sitting on the floor, along the back of the crowd, and then an Intel Shooting Star Mini drone dropped on my head. Audi put on a massive show to reveal its first EV, the…

Committed to privacy, Snips founder wants to take on Alexa and Google, with blockchain

Committed to privacy, Snips founder wants to take on Alexa and Google, with blockchain »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

Earlier this year we saw the headlines of how the users of popular voice assistants like Alexa and Siri and continue to face issues when their private data is compromised, or even sent to random people. In May it was reported that Amazon’s Alexa recorded a private conversation and sent it to a random contact.…

Call for smart home devices to bake in privacy safeguards for kids

Call for smart home devices to bake in privacy safeguards for kids »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

A new research report has raised concerns about how in-home smart devices such as AI virtual voice assistants, smart appliances, and security and monitoring technologies could be gathering and sharing children’s data. It calls for new privacy measures to safeguard kids and make sure age appropriate design code is included with home automation technologies. The…

The Punkt MP02 inches closer to what a minimalist phone ought to be

The Punkt MP02 inches closer to what a minimalist phone ought to be »

19 Sep, 2018
Technology

There’s an empty space in my heart for a minimalist phone with only the most basic functions. Bad for my heart, but good for a handful of companies putting out devices aiming to fill it. Punkt’s latest, the MP02, goes a little ways to making the device I desire, but it isn’t quite there yet.…