Technology

Mazda to put autonomous-driving technology in all models by 2025

Mazda Motor Corporation logo Mazda Motor Corp. said it would launch a new engine in 2019 that it says would be the world’s first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition, unveiling a plan that places traditional engines at the center of its longer-term strategy. As many automakers scramble to get into the electric car segment, the Japanese automaker said it ... Read More »

Banks leverage voice technology

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Voice banking is coming to the forefront as the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and USAA both try the relatively new technology, according to Finextra. RBC is adding payments functionality to its app. The new feature will give customers the ability to pay bills on their iPhone or iPad ... Read More »

5 Ways In Which Technology Is Changing Driving Training In India

B MATHUR / REUTERS CEAT tyres hit the nail on the head with their funny, witty, and thought-provoking “Be Idiot Safe” ad – if you haven’t watched it already, watch it here. As life moves from being 24 hours to 140-characters, our attention spans have shrunk to the duration of that commercial—30 seconds, and no more. And so, like most of ... Read More »

iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, watchOS 3.2.3, and tvOS 10.2.2 Updates Released: What’s New

HIGHLIGHTS New versions are minor updates Available worldwide for supported devices iOS 10.3.3 brings security fixes and other improvements Apple rolled out minor software updates for all its major platforms – iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS – on Wednesday evening, most of which have to do with bug fixes, performance improvements, and security updates. iOS 10.3.3 fixes a number of security issues that could affect core services ... Read More »

Credo Of Successful Digital Enterprises: People First, Technology Second

There’s been no end to the talk of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robots squeezing people out of the enterprise. Let me add a different perspective. The human is, and all always will be, at the center of the enterprise. It takes humans to organize technology – no matter how “intelligent” – in a way that it best serves customers. ... Read More »

Technology and the Decline of Morality

“It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit,” saysa character in Noel Coward’s play, Blithe Spirit. The decline of morality is on public display more than ever. Technology lets the world see people everywhere behaving badly: Videos of fights in public quickly go viral, folks bicker and bully on social media, and many ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Launches Asia-Africa-Europe Submarine Cable System to Cater to Video Demand

HIGHLIGHTS Jio launched the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system It’s capable of bringing up to 40 terabits of new capacity to the region The cable system will stretch over 25,000km from France to Hong Kong Reliance Jio on Thursday launched the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system, which will deliver up to 40 Terabits of new capacity in the region. The AAE-1 ... Read More »

Apple Acquires SensoMotoric, a German Firm Specialising in Eye-Tracking Tech

HIGHLIGHTS Apple CEO Tim Cook has previously talked about potential of AR The company announced ARKit at WWDC 2017 Apple has not officially confirmed the acquisition If Apple’s announcement of ARKit at WWDC 2017 was not proof enough for company’s dedication towards augmented reality, it has now acquired a computer vision company that specialises in augmented reality. As per the ... Read More »

Virgin Mobile has a $120 discount on an instantly unlockable 32GB and 128GB iPhone SE

Credit: Adam Patrick Murray Ads by Amazon Virgin Mobile is becoming America’s first iPhone-only carrier, and to celebrate its collaboration with Apple, it’s launched heavy deals on a year’s worth of cell service and the purchase price of a new iPhone SE. For existing customers and new customers who port-in a number, Virgin Mobile will give them a year’s worth of ... Read More »

Poker-Winning Machine Is No Threat to Humans

I didn’t worry too much when computers beat humans at checkers, chess, or Go. It was, after all, only a matter of time before someone built a powerful computer with a vast database of known game situations. But now that machines are beating professionals at poker – a game of imperfect information – a question must be asked: Is artificial ... Read More »