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AI Boss; Apple iMessages; Amazon; McAfee for President?

Posted September 9th, 2015 at 3:39 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Meet the New Boss: The World’s First Artificial-Intelligence Manager? Japanese multinational conglomerate Hitachi recently started an experiment to determine the efficiency of Artificial Intelligence (AI). To that end, it appointed the first AI manager to run a warehouse staffed by humans. The AI chief coaxed an 8 percent increase in efficiency among […]

Tech Sightings, November 4, 2014

Posted November 4th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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No Fire Phone Required: Amazon Prime Subscribers get Unlimited Photo Backups Unlimited photo storage is a new  perk for Amazon’s Prime subscribers, a $99 per year service. Users without a Prime subscription are limited to just 5 GB of storage. Urban Onshoring: The Movement to Bring Tech Jobs Back to America Startup Box seeks to […]

Tech Sightings, March 18, 2014

Posted March 18th, 2014 at 2:18 pm (UTC-5)
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The African Version of Amazon Will Emerge From Nigeria Not to be outdone by Amazon, African companies in East Africa are also experimenting with a drone initiative that uses large cargo robots in a race around Mount Kenya to deliver and collect payloads. That initiative faces many challenges, though, and the future “African Amazons” are […]