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These are the headlines from some of the web sources that I follow.

  • GM to spend $1 billion on self-driving tech center in Detroit
    It’s not all happening in Silicon Valley. General Motors has created a new team dedicated to autonomous cars at its Warren Tech Center, based in Detroit. There are already several hundred employees working on the development of its self-driving system, alongside test drivers already active in San Francisco. “We’ve got several hundred people in this... Read more » The post GM to spend $1 billion on self-driving tech center in Detroit appeared first on ReadWrite.
  • Can an energy “Network of Things” defeat grid instability?
    Energy management firm Blue Pillar’s latest update to its Aurora platform, which connects businesses to a single energy system, may help secure energy access to allow them to avoid power outages — while also boosting energy efficiency. Aurora – billed by the firm as an “energy network of things” now has end-to-end encryption and logs records for... Read more » The post Can an energy “Network of Things” defeat grid instability? appeared first on ReadWrite.
  • Bridging the Gap Between Brand Assets & Customer Experience
    No matter what you sell and serve customers, your team has more information at its fingertips today than your e-commerce and retailing forerunners ever did. But your organization faces a big challenge: How do you best manage all that data and convert it to meaningful customer experiences and brand assets? Continue reading...
  • Apple drives wearables to $6 billion in first quarter sales
    Wearables continue to display strong growth in the first quarter of the year, reaching $6 billion in revenue on a 133 percent yearly growth. The main factor for pushing wearables passed the $6 billion mark is the Apple Watch, which is already the most successful smartwatch on the market, despite being less than a year... Read more » The post Apple drives wearables to $6 billion in first quarter sales appeared first on ReadWrite.
  • Why Chatbots Can't Replace Empathy
    Voice assistants are breaking out of the phone.  From Google to Amazon to Apple, software giants are integrating voice commands, search and a whole lot of data to makes their digital voices not just smarter, but more human. The promise of voice-activated AI is exciting, but in entirely digitizing Continue reading...
  • Could telcos lose their shirts on the IoT-driven 5G business?
    Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is heralded as a future money spinner for industries far and wide, one analyst says telcos won’t see 5G-related windfalls from IoT any time soon. As reported by RCRwireless,  New Street Research  partner Andrew Entwistle dumped cold water on the future of IoT and its relationship to 5G wireless... Read more » The post Could telcos lose their shirts on the IoT-driven 5G business? appeared first on ReadWrite.


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