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Ford to invest $1 billion in Argo AI to help bring autonomous driving to the masses

Ford to invest $1 billion in Argo AI to help bring autonomous driving to the masses On Friday, the company announced a $1 billion investment over the course of the next five years in artificial intelligence company Argo AI.The goal will be to “develop a new software platform for Ford’s fully autonomous vehicle coming in 2021” by combining the automaker’s expertise in cars and Argo’s experience in robotics.

FedEx takes on Amazon with the new FedEx Fulfillment program

FedEx takes on Amazon with the new FedEx Fulfillment program Earlier this week, FedEx announced the launch of FedEx Fulfillment, a new network geared towards small and medium-sized businesses that will allow them to store their goods at FedEx warehouses across the United States and Canada.This might help FedEx to become increasingly competitive in its ongoing battle with the digital retailer.

Nikon squashes DL camera series as company-wide restructuring continues

Nikon squashes DL camera series as company-wide restructuring continues Today, Nikon announced that the DL series, including the DL 18-50, DL 24-85, and DL 24-500, has been canceled.The three DL cameras were originally expected out in June of last year.

Fancy a trip to space? A smartphone game could get you there for free

Fancy a trip to space? A smartphone game could get you there for free This is the extraordinary offer recently announced by a Finnish space industry company, and here’s the fun bit: A smartphone game will be key to getting you there.The mission is the brainchild of space media company Cohu Experience, which has designed the plan with space commercialization company Axiom Space and two education firms, GeekTime reported.

Shades made from recycled ocean plastic will make you feel as good as you look

Shades made from recycled ocean plastic will make you feel as good as you look Thanks to Norton Point, the recyclable trash found in the sea is being turned into glasses that help you see a bit better in the sun.But Norton Point wants to do more than just rid the oceans of this plastic — rather, it wants to repurpose it in the name of fashion.

Nikon’s latest financial reports show the Keymission sales are slow

Nikon’s latest financial reports show the Keymission sales are slow More: Camera sales are falling, but study suggests action cams are gaining ground The company’s net income also saw big drops, attributed to one-time restructuring costs.But along with the latest numbers, Nikon is also anticipating a decline in sales for the fourth quarter.

ZTE’s Gigabit Phone wants to help usher the ‘5G era,’ will be unveiled at MWC

ZTE’s Gigabit Phone wants to help usher the ‘5G era,’ will be unveiled at MWC Naturally, the Gigabit Phone will allow for 1 gigabit per second download speeds, which ZTE believes would advance 360 degree panoramic virtual reality videos, allow for “instant cloud storage,” high-quality music- and movie-streaming, and more.The Axon 7 received the Nougat update a few weeks ago.

Google Fiber will downsize, likely shifting focus from broadband to wireless

Google Fiber will downsize, likely shifting focus from broadband to wireless It seems that Google Fiber is become less and less of a priority for Google’s parent company, Alphabet.This seems to be further proof that the Google Fiber project is being re-evaluated, and may end up taking a very different form from its current iteration.

Airbnb buys Luxury Retreats to offer more luxurious villas for your vacation

Airbnb buys Luxury Retreats to offer more luxurious villas for your vacation Why it matters to you While Airbnb has a lock on cheap places to stay, it's now looking to diversify its offerings with the acquisition of Luxury Retreats.If you’re going to go on vacation, go on vacation.

AT&T earns top marks among wireless peers in recent J.D. Power surveys

AT&T earns top marks among wireless peers in recent J.D. Power surveys On Thursday, it announced that it received top marks in two recent J.It’s the eighth time in a row AT&T has distinguished itself in the J.

HTC plans to exit the low-end smartphone market in 2017

HTC plans to exit the low-end smartphone market in 2017 Chang described the market as “ultra-competitive,” a factor she blamed on the company’s failure to turn a profit this quarter.More: HTC smartphone VR headset coming by end of the year HTC says it’s going to drop cheap phones from its 2017 lineup.

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement

Kodak follows the Ektra with a tablet thanks to new license agreement Why it matters to you Just because something has the Kodak name on it doesn't mean it was actually designed by the historic camera company, and its new tablet is no exception.On Thursday, February 16, the Eastman Kodak Company announced that it would license the Kodak name to Archos, a European company, for tablets.

Microsoft reportedly cans first HoloLens revision, new version expected in 2019

Microsoft reportedly cans first HoloLens revision, new version expected in 2019 In February 2016, Microsoft opened pre-orders on the development edition of its HoloLens headset.Since then, it’s been expected that the company would release a more refined second edition — but now there’s reason to believe that Microsoft is thinking even further forward when it comes to its first major revision of the hardware.

Report: Xiaomi wants to expand its product portfolio in 2017

Report: Xiaomi wants to expand its product portfolio in 2017 It looks like 2017 could be a big year for Xiaomi — the company could be set to expand its portfolio of devices in an effort to keep up with the competition in its homeland China, according to a report from Digitimes.” So what should we expect from Xiaomi’s expanded portfolio?

KasperskyOS aims to secure the billions of forgotten network devices

KasperskyOS aims to secure the billions of forgotten network devices Today, there are not only more internet-connected devices in sheer absolute numbers, but there are also more different kinds of devices than ever before.Russian security company Kaspersky is responding to the growing threat of unsecured devices with its KasperskyOS (KOS), a secure operating system that the company has been working on for 14 years.

Verizon gets serious about 5G: Testing imminent in 11 U.S. locations

Verizon gets serious about 5G: Testing imminent in 11 U.S. locations At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, AT&T announced it would begin testing fixed residential 5G in Austin, Texas, during the first half of 2017.Not to be outdone, Verizon said today it expects to launch “pre-commercial” 5G service for homes and offices in 11 cities over the next four months.

With Instagram’s latest update, everyone can share multiple photos in a post

With Instagram’s latest update, everyone can share multiple photos in a post Several weeks ago, Instagram introduced a new feature to the beta version of its Android app that enabled uploading multiple photos in a single post.Now, the company announced it is rolling out the feature for all users on iOS and Android over the coming weeks.

MyKronoz ZeTime hybrid boasts analog hands that tick in time to a color touchscreen

MyKronoz ZeTime hybrid boasts analog hands that tick in time to a color touchscreen And at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, it has a world’s first up its sleeve: The ZeTime, a “hybrid smartwatch” with mechanical hands over a round screen.It’s a boon for battery life: The ZeTime’s mechanical hands move for up to 30 days with a single charge, and continue to tick even when the screen is switched off.