Eric Schmidt Or Elon Musk, Who Is Right About Future Artificial Intelligence? - 5時間前  IBTimes Tech

Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet  and now its technical adviser, joined the list of people Friday who oppose Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s views about the future of artificial intelligence. Musk has warned that AI, if unregulated, will eventually become an existentialist threat to humanity, and his opinion has both famous supporters, like the late Stephen Hawking, and dissenters like Schmidt. Speaking at the VivaTech conference in Paris on Friday, Schmidt’s comments were in response to a question about Musk’s dire warnings about AI.
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New ‘Autophage’ Engine Would Eat Its Rocket's Body For Fuel - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

An international team of researchers has developed and tested a "self-eating" engine which would consume the structure of its rocket to launch small satellites, aka CubeSats, at a lesser cost and won’t add to the pressing problem of space debris.
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BlackBerry Key2 Teaser Confirms Dual Cameras, New Mystery Keyboard Button - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

BlackBerry has released a new teaser video for the BlackBerry Key2 and it confirms some of the handset’s new features. The new teaser video also indicates that the phone will be officially announced next month.
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How Ford And The German Automakers Are Bridging A Tesla 'Moat' - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) fans say that the company's Superchargers, a global network of fast-charging stations, provide a key advantage that the big automakers can't match. This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool.
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How ‘Media Snacks’ – From HQ Trivia To Candy Crush – Are Transforming The Workplace - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

When Snow White sang “Whistle While You Work,” she was participating in a long tradition of using entertainment to manage the stresses of labor.
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Huawei Reportedly Working With Chinese Display Maker To Create 8-Inch Foldable Smartphone - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Last month, it was reported that Huawei might be the first company to release a foldable smartphone before the end of 2018. Now, a new report claims Huawei has partnered with a Chinese display maker to make its foldable smartphone a reality.
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Amazon To Offer Blockchain-As-A-Service To Its Enterprise Cloud Clients - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

In 2017, nothing was hotter than cryptocurrencies. Over a 12-month span, the aggregate value of digital currencies soared by almost $600 billion, which works out to more than 3,300% on a percentage basis. At the heart of it, all was the emergence of blockchain technology. Blockchain Takes Center Stage
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Martian Watches Shutting Down Due To Failed mVoice G2 Kickstarter Campaign - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

Martian Watches has announced it is shutting down its operations  and closing its company. The decision comes after the Irvine, California-based firm failed to secure enough funding for its mVoice G2 smartwatch.
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Vivo Apex All-Screen Smartphone Might Launch In China Next Month - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

Back in February, Vivo unveiled a concept smartphone called the Vivo Apex and it feature an all-screen design and a pop-up front-facing camera. Now, it looks like the Vivo Apex will not just be concept phone and it might actually launch next month.
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'Battlefield V' Full Details, Release Date Officially Revealed - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

EA has announced “Battlefield V” and it’s scheduled to be released this October. The upcoming game returns to World War II and will focus on squad-based gameplay, but it won’t be abandoning the single-player campaign.
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Google Is Suddenly A Dominant Force In Smart Speakers - 18時間前  IBTimes Tech

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) got an early start in smart speakers with its Echo devices, but Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google is catching up quickly.
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Vevo Shutting Down Mobile Apps, Website To Focus On YouTube - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Vevo has announced that it is shutting down its mobile apps and its consumer website. The video hosting service says it plans to focus on providing users premium music videos through YouTube. Most users already know Vevo because its logo is plastered on all music videos on YouTube. What majority of users don’t know is that it also has mobile apps for Android, iOS and Windows and it has its own website. Now the company is shutting all those down so it could solely host music videos on YouTube.
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Essential Phone 2 Reportedly Canceled; Company Might Sell Itself Off - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

Essential Products Inc. has reportedly canceled plans of developing a second phone. The company that created last year’s Essential PH-1, or the Essential Phone, is also said to be considering selling itself off to another company.
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Facebook Finally Reveals Who Paid For Political Ads On News Feeds - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

More than a year and a half after the most recent U.S. presidential election, Facebook is finally giving users a way to find out exactly who furnished political ads on their news feeds. Mark Zuckerberg’s social media giant announced Thursday it would start rolling out the new feature in an attempt to increase transparency after the site’s role in the 2016 election was heavily scrutinized following Donald Trump’s victory.
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Amazon's Alexa Eavesdropped On A Conversation, Sent It To A Contact Miles Away - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

A family in Portland, Oregon, claims that their Alexa, a voice-controlled smart speaker by Amazon, eavesdropped on their conversation and then shared it. They called the company to investigate the issue and vowed never to use the device again. "My husband and I would joke and say I'd bet these devices are listening to what we're saying," Danielle, who did not give her last name, told KIRO-TV on Thursday. 
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YouTube Rolling Out Sharing, Messaging Features For Web Platform - 1日前  IBTimes Tech

YouTube’s sharing and messaging features appear to be rolling out to users on the web. The sharing and messaging features were originally mobile-only features available on the Android and iOS YouTube apps.
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Samsung, Disney Partnership Brings ‘The Incredibles’ AR Emoji Avatars To Galaxy S9 - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 back in February, it also introduced a new feature called AR Emoji that creates animated emojis. The tech giant then announced its partnership with Disney so the latter could bring its famous cartoon characters to the augmented reality-based feature of the new flagship phone.
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Samsung Developing Wear OS-Running Galaxy Watch Smartwatch? - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

Samsung is now believed to be ditching its Tizen operating system for Google’s Wear OS (formerly Android Wear) when it launches its new smartwatches. Earlier this week, notable tech and electronics leaker Evan Blass tweeted about a curious sighting of Samsung employees wearing Gear smartwatches that are running Wear OS instead of the South Korean tech company’s very own mobile OS.
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PlayStation Head Says Sony Is Still Thinking Of Portable Gaming Options - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

Sony may not be abandoning portable gaming after all. The new head of PlayStation, John Kodera, has hinted that the company is actually looking into the portable market and considering what its options are for the future.
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Upscale iPhone X Models Feature Alligator Leather, Sapphire Glass Backs - 2日前  IBTimes Tech

If Apple’s iPhone X’s appearance is a bit pedestrian for your taste, then you may want to take a look at what a Parisian company has done to the latest flagship iOS smartphone. Hadoro specializes in upscale iPhone cases, custom iPhones and more, and this week it has introduced a new lineup comprising custom iPhone X models with extraordinary backs. 
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