Trust is the main barrier to smart speaker adoption – here’s what companies can do about that

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceSmart speakers comprise one of the fastest-growing device segments in the consumer technology market today. Ownership levels have nearly doubled from early […]

71 years ago, Chuck Yeager smashed the sound barrier — here’s what it was like on the famous flight

USAF Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in a Bell X-1 experimental aircraft on October 14, 1947. Yeager, a World War II fighter pilot, had been working on the project for several years. He kept flying as a test pilot and eventually retired as a general in 1975. Chuck Yeager began his career during World […]

To successfully integrate AI, break through the fear barrier

GUEST: Artificial intelligence has a hype problem. The technology earns attention for its rapid developments and unique applications, but there is still a major gap when it comes to real-world implementations. In fact, Gartner data shows that while nearly half of CIOs plan to use AI, only 4 percent have actually started to implement the […]

Tesla involved in fatal crash sped up before hitting road barrier

The NTSB released its preliminary investigation report concerning the fatal tesla crash that occurred on March 23, 2018 in Mountain View, California today. The agency does note that the report is subject to change. During their investigation and with data provided by the Model S involved in the crash, while in Autopilot mode the vehicle […]

Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Crash Kills Two American Tourists

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Some Great Barrier Reef turtle populations produce nothing but females

Enlarge / Sea turtle. (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Humans figure out whether to develop as males or females based on the presence of a single gene on the Y chromosome. But that’s just one of a dizzying number of ways that plants and animals determine their sex. A large group of reptiles, including crocodilians and many […]