What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?
What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?

IBM Resilient CTO and internet security guru Bruce Schneier takes a look at the security risks of the Internet of Things in his latest video. He brings up an interesting and rather disconcerting point, IoT devices tend to do critical things like turn on and off power or drive your car, so preventing hacking is even more critical with IoT than typical computers.

AWS CEO Announces Textract to Extract Data Without Machine Learning Skills
AWS CEO Announces Textract to Extract Data Without Machine Learning Skills

AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced Amazon Textract at the AWS re:Invent 2018 conference. Textract allows AWS customers to automatically extract formatted data from documents without losing the structure of the data. Best of all, there are no machine learning skills required to use Textract.

AWS Plans to Reduce Cost of Data Retrieval With New Satellite Connection Service
AWS Plans to Reduce Cost of Data Retrieval With New Satellite Connection Service

Amazon Web Services is set to launch a satellite connection service that will make it…

Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant
Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

It’s been a busy week for Microsoft. The company launched an open source system for…

Former Microsoft COO Concerned About US Universities vs. China: 'The Big Risk for Tech is Talent'
Former Microsoft COO Concerned About US Universities vs. China: ‘The Big Risk for Tech is Talent’

Former Microsoft COO Bob Herbold discussed in an interview (below) the fact that computer science and engineering schools are now competing strongly with US universities.

Dropbox CEO: The Opportunity is Massive
Dropbox CEO: The Opportunity is Massive

Dropbox CEO Josh Lipton says that making their product better is their primary strategy to achieving continued strong growth and he doesn’t expect their growth to slow down in the near future.

Geek+ Robotics CEO Says There is No Strong Competitor Outside of China
Geek+ Robotics CEO Says There is No Strong Competitor Outside of China

The CEO of Geek Plus Robotics, a China-based company, says they don’t see any strong competition outside of China and this includes the United States. “We almost cannot see any strong competitor outside of China,” said Zheng Yong.

Drive.AI Launches Free Self-Driving Car Service in Arlington, Texas
Drive.AI Launches Free Self-Driving Car Service in Arlington, Texas

Drive.AI has launched a free self-driving car service in Arlington, Texas. “In Arlington, we are launching three different services,” said Drive.AI CEO Bijit Halde.

Christie’s Says AI Art is Not a Masterpiece, But Good Enough for $10K
Christie’s Says AI Art is Not a Masterpiece, But Good Enough for $10K

Christie’s announced that it is going to auction for the first time art that has been generated via an artificial intelligence algorithm which is estimated to sell for $7,000 to $10,000.

Intel Study Predicts What Technology Will Look Like in 50 Years
Intel Study Predicts What Technology Will Look Like in 50 Years

Intel recently released the Intel Next 50 Study which surveyed people on what they think technology will look like in the next 50 years. David Shaw, in Developer Relations at Intel explains.