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Autonomous robots are about to deliver your lunch in D.C. and Silicon Valley

Starship Technologies, a company that builds autonomous delivery robots, has signed deals with two meal delivery companies set to launch as soon as next month.

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Why timing is everything when it comes to disruption

Timing on any transformation governs its success; it often depends on whether market, ecosystem, customers and vendors are ready for it. Subrata looks at the automobile industry and hybrid cars to see if there are any learning for us...

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After first week, A.I. system is beating human poker players

A third of the way through the latest man-vs.-machine poker tournament, the A.I. system is winning handily.

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6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

6 innovative new companies showed off their products in the Eureka Park section of CES 2017.

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5 goals your 2017 digital transformation program needs

While digital transformation is a multiyear journey, CIO's have to show success incrementally. Here are five goals that will engage different parts of the organization on the transformation journey.

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Researchers create memory chips that store and process data

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor.

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6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

The Eureka Park area at the CES trade show offered startups a chance to show what they can do. We interview six hopeful entrepreneurs about their products.

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CIOs walking digital tightrope between opportunity and risk

These are scary, exciting times for CIOs who must tackle digital transformations.

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Here's how much Tesla will require EV owners to pay to charge up

Tesla has announced the prices vehicle owners will have to pay to use its Supercharger stations. A trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco will now cost about $15 under its plan. But, early adopters will still be able to juice up for...

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11 ways to address RPA and AI in IT outsourcing contracts

IT service providers are increasingly using robotic process automation and artificial intelligence capabilities, but their customers may not be reaping the full benefits.

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Why Amazon Go presages a new era of smart supermarkets

Will grocery cashiers become obsolete as automation takes over? Amazon Go is headed in that direction.

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NRAM set to spark a 'holy war' among memory technologies

Nano-RAM, which is based on carbon nanotubes, is now being produced in seven fabrication plants in various parts of the world and is expected to challenge traditional memory and flash for dominance.

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2017 transformational technology trends no one is talking about

There is absolutely no doubt that many transformational technology trends that will shape the future of businesses and society as we know it will gain strength and speed in 2017 and will go beyond this year, but many extremely...

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Mingis on Tech: New year, new CES -- and new AirPods

Virtual Reality and drones were hot at CES. But were they hotter than Apple's almost-impossible-to-get AirPods?

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Tesla will rule the car world

Some people still doubt Tesla. Elon Musk is laughing all the way to the future.

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Preparing your enterprise for IoT and automation in the workplace: Part 2

Part 2 in a two-part series on preparing your business or organization for automating and leveraging IoT to connect operations and your workplace.

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U.S. intelligence agencies envision the world in 2035

A new government intelligence assessment produced every four years paints a dark portrait of the future, with technology offering both peril and promise.

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MIT creates 3D printed graphene that’s lighter than air, 10X stronger than steel

Researchers have discovered a way to 3D print structures using graphene, one of the strongest materials there is. The result is a strong, lightweight material for airplanes, cars and buildings.

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