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Samsung’s latest venture fund is looking for the next big way to build AI

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Silicon Valley is glutted with everything that the most popular form of modern AI, called deep learning, needs to be successful: massive stockpiles of private user data and a battery of high-powered servers. The next wave of AI, however, may look quite different. A number of startups are now thinking about ways to minimize the Read More

Never mind the US, these Chinese smartphone brands are huge in Europe

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Never mind the US, these Chinese smartphone brands are huge in Europe
Two of the world’s major smartphone companies are still waiting to break into the US. But in the mean time, they’re getting an increasingly warm welcome from consumers across the Atlantic. Xiaomi and Huawei, both of which have long thrived in China, are growing steadily in Europe despite shrinking sales of handsets and competition from Read More

South Korea’s former president is probably spending the rest of her life behind bars

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on South Korea’s former president is probably spending the rest of her life behind bars
Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was today (April 6) sentenced to 24 years in prison for her role in a massive bribery and influence-peddling scandal. Whether the punishment fits the crime is likely to be hotly debated among Koreans for a long time. A court in Seoul delivered the verdict in an almost two-hour-long Read More

This was meant to be the year of the Apple “supercycle,” but Samsung’s phones were better

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on This was meant to be the year of the Apple “supercycle,” but Samsung’s phones were better
Since the underwhelming launch of the iPhone 7 in 2016, the world has been waiting for what analysts called a “supercycle” in 2017, where Apple was set to launch a litany of new products, including a new, redesigned flagship iPhone. That more or less came to pass, with Apple releasing the iPhone X (as well Read More

Samsung Wins Public Sector Blockchain Contract For Korean Gov’t

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Samsung Wins Public Sector Blockchain Contract For Korean Gov’t
Samsung SDS has announced a lucrative agreement with the Korean government to create a new Blockchain technology-based platform for welfare, public safety and transportation by 2022. The hope is to increase transparency for the government services.   While the nation has banned ICOs, they have been embracing Blockchain technology. The need for technological change has become increasingly Read More

Trust no one: Reviews and ratings mean little to India’s online shoppers

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trust no one: Reviews and ratings mean little to India’s online shoppers
Product reviews are an important part of e-commerce, helping consumers make informed choices. But Indians are increasingly distrustful of them. And one of the reasons they are losing their credibility is the flood of disinformation and tampering of feedback by websites and sellers, according to community-based social network LocalCircles. A survey of over 19,000 people Read More

High-end stores that don’t actually sell anything are the future of retail

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on High-end stores that don’t actually sell anything are the future of retail
Inside Samsung’s 837 store in New York, you can test drive the company’s latest devices and smart-home gadgets, sign up for a workshop on how to use their touchscreen-enabled refrigerators, stroll in a screen-covered VR tunnel, and watch as your entire Instagram profile unfolds before you in a dizzying display. It’s three floors of cutting-edge Read More

The latest fake town built for self-driving cars has opened in South Korea

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on The latest fake town built for self-driving cars has opened in South Korea
South Korea is building a case for itself as a global leader in autonomous vehicle advancements, a space traditionally dominated by the US. Today, the country’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced the opening of K-City, a 79-acre (320,000-square meter) town built to test self-driving cars in real road environments. Only its highways have Read More