More than 50 companies showcased a new generation of robots at the Shanghai CES electronics show, built to serve as companions at home, attendants at shopping malls or just provide entertainment.
• Science is worthless if it isn’t motivated by basic human values and the desire to help people, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, urging them to use their powers for good.
General Motors Co. says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit, making it among the first automakers to mass produce self-driving vehicles.
WUZHEN, China (AP) — A computer defeated China’s top player of the ancient board game go on Tuesday, earning praise that it might have finally surpassed human abilities in one of the last games machines have yet to dominate.
• The English Premier League is aiming to use video replays from the 2018-19 season after deciding to allow other competitions to experience the technology’s teething problems.
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets.
Amazon is giving its voice-enabled Echo speaker a touch screen and video-calling capabilities as it competes with Google’s efforts at bringing “smarts” to the home.
• A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical meditation on the iconic entrepreneur will travel to America’s high-tech enclave.
BTC has been testing the Samsung Galaxy S8 device for several weeks and will be the first mobile carrier in the Bahamas to have the new device for sale on Friday.
Uber is setting up a lab in Toronto to develop artificial intelligence needed for autonomous cars to recognize objects so they can travel safely.
A group of Swiss adventurers say they have completed the first test flight of a new solar-powered airplane they hope will eventually reach the edge of space.
General Motors Co. plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive has said, as automakers speed up the rollout of alternative vehicles under pressure from Beijing to promote the industry.
Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — “flying cars” — even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground.
The Ministry of Finance has made the move towards greener transportation by leasing eight zero-emission, 100 per cent electric Nissan LEAFs, the world’s best-selling electric vehicle (EV), from Easy Car Sales, the only local provider of 100 per cent electric cars.