ARM acquires Stream Technologies to connect the internet of things

Chip design company ARM has acquired Stream Technologies to provide improved connectivity for internet of things (IoT) devices. IoT is ramping up as once-dumb everyday objects become smart and connected, and ARM wants to provide the chip and hardware infrastructure to make everything work together seamlessly. Stream Technologies will help ARM do th…Read More

How long it would take for futuristic technologies in Westworld to become a reality

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images “Westworld” depicts a futuristic world where technology allows for the creation of consciousness in robotic human beings. Some of the technologies — like 3D muscle printing and storing ‘host’ versions of human brains — may not be that far off from future realities.  Here are five key technologies from “Westworld” that may […]

THE DIGITAL EVOLUTION OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT: How wealth managers are using emerging technologies to improve the user experience, while cutting costs and boosting revenue

BI Intelligence 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. An increasing number of wealth managers are using new technologies to make their operations more efficient and to increase customer satisfaction. The technologies they are implementing include […]

BEYOND BITCOIN: How financial institutions are applying distributed ledger technologies to new use cases for ground-up business transformation

BI Intelligence 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. Of the many technologies reshaping the world economy, distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) are among the most hyped. DLTs are most often associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but such […]

'Another fake': Russian senator refutes US claims of dual-purpose technologies supply to Syria

Russia has never supplied Syria with dual-purpose technologies that can be used in chemical weapons production, a top Russian senator said, calling claims by US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley “yet another fake.” Earlier, Haley told ‘Fox News Sunday’ that Washington is going to announce a new batch of sanctions against Russia on Monday, […]

Labour-monitoring technologies raise efficiency—and hard questions

BOSSES have always sought control over how workers do their jobs. Whatever subtlety there once was to this art, technology is now obliterating. In February Amazon received patents for a wristband apparently intended to shepherd labourers in its warehouses through their jobs with maximum efficiency. The device, were Amazon to produce and use it, could […]

GreenWaves Technologies unveils Gap8 processor for AI at the edge

Artificial intelligence processing might best be done at the edge of the network, or where sensors collect data. And GreenWaves Technologies is unveiling an open-source-based processor that can do just that today, with the hope of enabling a new wave of products from smart toys to smart cities. Grenoble, France-based GreenWaves is announcing its Gap8 […]

Nazara Technologies acquires majority stake in Indian esports startup

Nazara Technologies has acquired a 55 percent stake in Indian startup Nodwin Gaming, which is trying to pioneer esports in India. Mumbai-based Nazara wants to enable a full esports ecosystem in India, with both competitive online and offline play, localized leagues, local games, and global events. Nodwin was started by Akshat Rathee, Gautam Virk, and […]

From the Silver Screen to the Highway: We Try Out Nissan’s New ProPilot Assist and e-Pedal Driver-Assist Technologies

– Interstellar transport, force fields, and carbonite freezing are just a few of the wild and futuristic technologies that drive the story line in the Star Wars works of fiction. Here on planet Earth, when Nissan isn’t working up tie-ins to that fictional universe, it’s busy working on solutions to real-world transportation problems. – The company’s Leaf […]