The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution today created six councils to provide policy guidance to address governance gaps in areas like autonomous driving, precision medicine, blockchain, and AI. The Global AI Council will be cochaired by Microsoft president Brad Smith and Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, CEO...
Apple’s Memoji may have become the more popular 3D avatar feature for smartphones, but Xiaomi wants people to know that its similarly-named version — Mimoji — came first, despite increasingly confusing overlap between the apps’ names and features. Moreover, it’s apparently threatening legal action against writers who call...
Studio MDHR announced today that Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course is now coming out in 2020. The developer had planned to release the downloadable content this year. Cuphead came out for Xbox One and PC in 2017, and a Switch port released earlier this year. The sidescroller run-and-gun game...
In a new report on efforts to battle fake news and disinformation during the recent European Union elections, officials made clear that “Russian sources” were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters. The progress report from the European Commission also provided updates...
Ever ponder the meaning of a portrait or painting hanging on the wall of your favorite coffee shop? Thanks to Google Lens, Google’s AI-powered search and computer vision tool, you’re now only a few taps away from learning everything there is to know about it. Wescover, a San...
The influencer marketing industry is projected to be worth $5 to $10 billion by 2020, but research shows up to 24 percent of influencers have falsely manipulated their engagement numbers. April 4, 2019 8 min read Jess (not her real name) is a U.K.-based fashion influencer with 230,000 Instagram followers. She worked...
It’s anticipated that the autonomous vehicles market will reach $667.77 billion by 2026, and according to marketing firm ABI, as many as 8 million driverless cars will be added to the road in 2025. Startups like ZongMu Technology are taking full advantage of the influx of venture capital, unsurprisingly. The...
Enboarder has raised $8 million in funding — led by Greycroft — for its business of helping employers create great ways to bring aboard new employees. Greycroft, which participated in Enboarder’s previous funding round of $4 million, is the lead investor in the new round, which brings Enboarder’s total...
I saw Disney’s live action remake of Aladdin last week. Along with video games, I’m a big Disney fan. I’m usually at the theater for every movie event from the Mouse House. Aladdin was OK. Maybe a little worse than OK. It was something interesting to watch once, but...
Google announced in the State of Search session at Google I/O Thursday, that it will be launching higher quality image support, 3D images and the ability to swipe up images from AMP pages.We already covered the 3D images from Google’s keynote Wednesday, and we already saw Google testing...