Google might be developing smart shoes to warn if you’re ‘g…

Google is reportedly taking another giant step in its mission to take over people’s lives – by developing “smart” shoes that can warn the wearer if they are getting fat. The search engine’s health division Verily is said to be designing footwear embedded with sensors that can tell how much the user weighs and monitor their […]

Smart cat shelter uses AI to let strays inside — but no d…

Chinese internet giant Baidu has unveiled what it calls the first smart cat shelter.Image: Getty Images/EyeEm By Johnny Lieu2019-02-12 04:14:40 UTC You might know Baidu for its search engine, but it’s looking to make a mark in the feline world too. The Chinese internet giant has released what it’s claimed to be the first AI-powered […]

Google plans ‘smart shoes’ that tell you if you have put on…

Google could soon be following every step you take with hi-tech shoes – which will also be able to tell the wearer when they’ve put on weight. The shoes could be the next move in electronic “smart” gadgets. Best known for its internet search engine, Google’s parent company Alphabet is developing shoes that will monitor […]

Smart people ask mentors these questions

What is something you believed about yourself that you later found out to be untrue? Don’t hesitate to ask about your mentor’s history with doubts and self-limiting beliefs, says Sam Raue Hebert, the vice president of production at Jellyvision, a software company. “Hearing what others have learned about themselves can help you identify and articulate […]

Smart speakers just a fad? Think again. The year ahead for …

Did you get a smart speaker over the holiday season? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Consumer surveys published in the waning months of 2018 suggest the tiny, internet-connected, table-top speakers have finally gone mainstream. Google Home and Amazon Echo are the two most popular brands of small, table-top speakers. What makes them smart is […]

Amazon Will Rule the US Smart Speaker Market in 2019 — The…

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) created a new market when it launched the first Echo smart speaker in 2014. That first-mover advantage, its tight integration into Amazon’s e-commerce and cloud ecosystems, and aggressive promotions made it the top smart speaker brand in America in 2018. A recent eMarketer report estimates that Amazon will maintain that lead by a wide margin […]