Nearly Half Of U.S. Consumers Ready To Shop Through IoT-Driven Devices

Deena M. Amato-Mccoy: Consumers are growing increasingly comfortable using connected devices for daily tasks — and shopping is not far behind. As more devices connect to chatbots and virtual assistants, an increasing number of consumers are ready to embrace the Continue reading Nearly Half Of U.S. Consumers Ready To Shop Through IoT-Driven Devices

What’s Driving US Job Growth? Technology And An On-Demand Culture

Tess Taylor: Recent job growth has been driven by many factors, including rapid technology innovation, the on-demand culture, lifestyle changes, the gig economy, globalization, advances in medicine and increased infrastructure spending, according to a report from CareerBuilder based on data Continue reading What’s Driving US Job Growth? Technology And An On-Demand Culture

Facebook Hires AI Expert, Launches Lab in Canada’s Montreal

Alastair Sharp: Facebook Inc has hired artificial intelligence academic Joelle Pineau to head its new research lab in Montreal, the Silicon Valley social media company said on Friday. Once the exclusive domain of academic researchers, artificial intelligence has grabbed the Continue reading Facebook Hires AI Expert, Launches Lab in Canada’s Montreal