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Cortana Intelligence helps secure safe water in Kenya

Cortana Intelligence helps secure safe water in Kenya During Build 2016 this year, Microsoft pitched a world of connected devices and sensors all speaking through cloud-backed machine learning models to developers.Practicing what the company preaches, Microsoft’s Solution Architect and Technical Manager of Microsoft Research, Kenji Takeda talks about how Cortana Intelligence suite is being used to secure safe drinking water for thousands of villages in rural Africa and Asia.

Xiaomi launches a smart folding bicycle for China's busy city roads

Chinese company Xiaomi is launching an electric-powered folding bicycle for the country's congested city roads.Priced at $455 (2,999 yuan), it is only available in China, with no word about its launch in other countries.

Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment

Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment “For consumers, the use of cash for daily payments is high,” Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said at a financial technology conference on Friday.7 checks were written per person in Singapore in 2014, compared with practically none in Sweden, he added.