The US Postal Service is working with the autonomous truck startup TuSimple to run a two-week pilot along a key delivery route.
Insurer deploys chatbots to boost customer satisfaction, but the human touch is still vital.
Bangalore, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo will be home to new Dell EMC Artificial Intelligence Experience Zones.
Lenovo, a leading PC manufacturer and a top-five player in the server market, has recently returned its smartphone group to profitability. After visiting its China HQ, Charles McLellan reports on Lenovo's future.
App can now spot new sounds in the environment as well as real-time transcription.
Preliminary report by the NTSB finds neither the driver nor the car's Autopilot attempted to avoid crashing into the truck.
HPE could soon acquire its way to the world of exascale supercomputing.
Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations.
From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes.
Headlines are filled with disembodied, etherial AIs that miraculously figure stuff out like babies. Reporters are partly to blame for the bad quality of AI coverage, but so are the companies that refuse to talk in concrete terms about what they're actually doing.
Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products.
This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019.
Communications company is using the technology to select retail locations, enhance field services, and detect network issues
The retailer expects to offer grocery pickup at 3,100 of its stores and delivery at 1,600 of those locations by year-end.
The AI chip, which uses its own neural engine, is aimed at being used in home appliances.
When machines become intelligent, weird things start to happen. Here are a few spin-chilling stories from the first wave of Artificial Intelligence.
We tell the story of key technology trends from the past month.
Not every business problem can be solved by using chatbots. Here are some inappropriate uses for the AI tool.
This year's version of the annual event for makers shows that imaginative play can come from 15-foot tall robots or humans using no gadgets at all.
The Hillsboro, Oregon lab showcases a range of threats, including adversarial machine learning used on autonomous vehicles, Windows vulnerabilities, medical device flaws and blockchain attacks.
Job search site Glassdoor released its list of the highest paying jobs in the US for 2018, and 13 of them were in the technology field -- up from 11 last year, and more than any other field.
Our analysis of the data that matters from the past month.
Our analysis of the stats that matter from the past month.
We summarise the charts that tell the tech story of the past month.
Many now think that passwords cannot secure their PCs and phones, so how will we gain access to our devices in the near future?
From audio-augmenting ear buds to automated coffee machines, here are the best devices for an effective home office set-up.
We've selected a dozen unique, affordable, and geeky gifts your dad is sure to love.
We all love Mom. Now, you can use your Amazon Echo or Dot to show her how much you care.
Here is everything that's new in Gmail -- plus when and how you can try it.
Google announced its voice assistant two years ago. Now, at Google I/O 2018, it's sharing details about the next phase of Google Assistant. Here's what you need to know.
At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content.
Finnish digital prescriptions are now valid in neighboring Estonia, thanks to an EU health data initiative.
The department wants to reduce re-offending by 10% by 2020 and is educating prisoners alongside Microsoft to make that a reality.
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wtzlh5
ZDNet's Larry Dignan caught up with Wharton professor Kartik Hosanagar to talk about his book, "A Human's Guide to Machine Intelligence" and his arguments for transparency and regulation for algorithms and artificial intelligence and what companies need to do to avoid unintended consequences.
IBM is laying down the groundwork for quantum advances and ensuring there are people able to work in the field.
Alphabet's Wing gets FAA approval to begin US commercial drone deliveries. Read more: https://zd.net/2GXpxGU
ZDNet's David Gewirtz tells TechRepublic's Karen Roby about why making is incredibly powerful for fostering growth, flexibility, and the innovative spark among small and large businesses alike.
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley and Larry Dignan lament how developer conferences such as Microsoft Build, Google I/O, Facebook F8 and Apple WWDC are more about corporate vision statements and less about the actual tools developers actually use. Read more: https://zd.net/2V0mt0A
The University of South Australia will head up a new Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics.
A complex set of considerations will have informed the UK's decision-making around 5G. Read more: https://zd.net/2GVpVWs
The Microsoft Azure-based solution has been rolled out to capture and store IoT data, using advanced data analytics and visualisation tools to make sense of it.