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Archive for February, 2017

Microsoft Takes Aim At PlayStation Now With Netflix-Like Xbox Game Pass

Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Microsoft has just rolled out an attractive new subscription service called “Xbox Game Pass” that may be the most “Netflix for video games”-like entry to date. It’s a $9.99 per month subscription that gives players access to 100+ Xbox One/Xbox 360 games, a list that will expand and change over …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Can Artificial Intelligence Solve Today’s Big Data Dilemma?

Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Companies are using AI for everything from self-driving cars to morality training. But there’s a little-known application that, for the business world, has even greater potential to shake things up. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Recent Claims Invalid: Emergent Gravity Might Deliver A Universe Without Dark Matter

Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Dark matter has been the dominant idea to explain the apparent ‘missing mass’ of the Universe for 40+ years. Could a new conception of gravity get rid of it entirely? …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

CMO SURVEY: Marketers To Spend on Analytics; Use Remains Elusive

Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Spending on marketing analytics is expected to leap from 4.6 percent to almost 22 percent of marketing budgets in the next three years, representing a 376 percent increase. At the same time, marketers say barely a third of available data are used to drive decision making in their companies. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Masterpass expands order ahead coverage to new markets, features

Tuesday, 28 February, 2017
Mastercard's Qkr! feature is being expanded to cover a host of new markets as well as debut some new capabilities

Mastercard’s Qkr! feature is expanding to cover a host of new markets and some new capabilities

Mastercard is expanding the coverage of one of its more innovative mobile payment features with the addition of six new markets to Masterpass’ order ahead feature.

The feature, called Qkr!, lets customers purchase items from a …read more

Source:: Mobile Commerce Daily feed

Amazon, Google, Salesforce And Leading Roboticists On The Golden Age Of AI

Monday, 27 February, 2017

The 11th annual MIT Tech Conference, a student-led event organized by the MIT Sloan Tech Club, had “exponential technologies” as its theme this year, including artificial intelligence, robotics, quantum computing, and biotechnology. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

How Impressive Are Sony’s ‘Surprise’ PlayStation VR Sales, Really?

Monday, 27 February, 2017

Sony has sold a lot of PSVRs, besting rivals like Oculus and HTC. But it’s important to look at the context of the numbers within the industry as a whole, and in relation to its attach rate to 53 million PS4s. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Technology Hits The Fields

Monday, 27 February, 2017

As corporate investors start putting their money into agriculture technology startups, shoppers might just start seeing a lot more fresh crops at their local stores, even in the dead of winter …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Warning: Bicycle Helmets Could Be Hazardous For Your Health

Monday, 27 February, 2017

When we feel impervious to injury, we act in ways that increase our chance of bodily harm. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

NASA Delivers A TED-Like Presentation To Announce Earth-Size Planets

Sunday, 26 February, 2017

NASA wants to remain relevant to our lives. To do so they realize the critical role communication plays to stir excitement, stretch our imaginations, and to inspire us to explore worlds beyond our own. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology