Spotlight: Alibaba's AI-powered Hema stores to drive digitization of retail industry

Facial recognition payment, app-enabled self-checkout, digitalized inventories... Alibaba's offline Hema supermarket was on display in New York City during the 2019 Retail's Big Show on Jan. 13-15, featuring artificial intelligence (AI) and the e-commerce giant's concept on the future of retail.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/16 15:02:32

Seniors a focus at Vegas tech show

With artificial intelligence to detect falls, virtual reality to combat isolation and "powered" clothing to assist the incapacitated, the tech world is stepping up its effort to "disrupt" aging.
Source: AFP | 2019/1/13 15:13:39

Chinese search engine giant Sogou wins recognition for AI achievement

Chinese private search engine company Sogou Inc. has been named "Global AI Industry Top Brand of the Year" by International Data Group (IDG), the Massachusetts-based leading technology media, data and marketing services company, Sogou said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/13 8:16:57

Interview: CES can be stage for Chinese companies to showcase themselves: iFLYTEK vice president

"CES can be a stage for iFLYTEK and other Chinese companies to showcase themselves," said Li Chuangang, vice president of iFLYTEK during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, adding that the Chinese leading Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered speech and language technology provider is proud that their product received the CES Innovation Award this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/13 8:10:24

Amazon CEO Bezos and wife to end 25-year marriage

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who is the wealthiest man in the world, said Wednesday that he and his wife are divorcing after 25 years of marriage.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/10 9:56:29

Facial recognition helps vagrants return home

Authorities in central China's Hunan Province are using facial recognition to help vagrants and beggars return home.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/9 16:37:47

China's Huawei opens first flagship store in Saudi Arabia

The Chinese tech giant Huawei on Saturday announced the inauguration of its first flagship store in Saudi Arabia, which is also its largest store in the Middle East and Africa.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/1/6 7:40:04

AI can easily break text CAPTCHA: new research

A new study suggested that text-based CAPTCHAs, one of the most widely used website security mechanisms, are no longer safe when facing smarter artificial intelligence.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/24 10:11:01

Xiaomi opens first store in Croatia

Xiaomi opens first store in Croatia
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/23 10:31:13

AT&T offers 5G service in 12 American cities, but in quite early stage

American telecommunication company AT&T announced Tuesday that its 5G network would go live on Friday in 12 American cities, making it the first wireless carrier to launch a mobile network based on the 5G standard.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/19 10:42:07