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IBM enters voice assistant market with Watson Assistant for businesses
By Jill Menze | March 27, 2018
IBM is throwing its hat into the voice assistant ring, but with what could be a key differentiator over Amazon and Google. Read More
News | Technology
How smart technology can help hotels ward off bed bugs
How smart technology can help hotels ward off bed bugs
By Jill Menze | March 15, 2018
Hotels are putting money toward technology upgrades such as keyless entry to give guests a better in-room experience. But there’s another – albeit less glamorous – application for tech smart that hotels... Read More
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Why "smart cities" disguise other issues
Why "smart cities" disguise other issues
By Bruce Sterling - The Atlantic | February 20, 2018
The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
By Kevin May | January 30, 2018
Google spin-off Waymo is ordering "thousands" of new, self-driving vehicles as part of its program to test driver-less technology. Read More
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Prepare for impact: autonomous vehicles will reshuffle the travel industry
Prepare for impact: autonomous vehicles will reshuffle the travel industry
By Alex Bainbridge - The Spontaneous Travel Company | January 26, 2018
Self-driving vehicles will, along with Blockchain, perhaps, be the next big industry-wide invention to make and break companies. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
By Daniel Cooper - Engadget | January 23, 2018
Half a decade in the making, and after a year of intensive testing, Amazon's cashier-free convenience store is opening to the public. Read More
Notated News | Technology
How Chinese investments are shaking up India's digital economy
How Chinese investments are shaking up India's digital economy
By Madhav Chanchani - Economic Times | January 15, 2018
When online grocer Bigbasket went to market in early 2017 to raise capital just a year after securing $150 million, the list of suitors was very different. Read More
Notated News | Startups
LG's new robots designed to replace hotel staff
LG's new robots designed to replace hotel staff
By Esther Hertzfeld - Hotel Management | January 10, 2018
With its new line of robots, LG is going one step further with physical robots powered to deliver meals, drop off luggage and even assist with grocery shopping. Is this the future guests really want? Read More
Notated News | Technology
Video: Don't believe the hype of digital assistants - embrace it
Video: Don't believe the hype of digital assistants - embrace it
By Kevin May | January 10, 2018
The emergence of digital assistants in the past few years has excited many people in the travel brands. Read More
News | Technology
Bitcoin least interesting use of Blockchain, so there
Bitcoin least interesting use of Blockchain, so there
By Andrew Keys - ConsensyMedia | January 4, 2018
Bitcoin is the Generation 0 of blockchain technology… the opening act… the gateway drug … the first inning … MySpace. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Amazon patent blends reality to virtual locales
Amazon patent blends reality to virtual locales
By Alan Boyle - GeekWire | January 3, 2018
Amazon has a new patented technology: a blended-reality display that puts your image into a virtual scene. Read More
Notated News | Technology
QOTW: Something about human-like robots
QOTW: Something about human-like robots
By PhocusWire | December 29, 2017
Quote from Rob Greyber, president at Egencia. Read More
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Expedia knows how online travel makes you feel
Expedia knows how online travel makes you feel
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | December 29, 2017
On the reflective side of one-way glass sits a test subject in a soundproof room, multiple sensors applied to her face, wearing high-tech glasses that track her eyes' every movement. Read More
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Apple plots multi-product app experience
Apple plots multi-product app experience
By Mark Gurman - Bloomberg | December 27, 2017
Apple has plans to allow a single set of apps that work equally well across its family of devices: iPhones, iPads and Macs. Read More
Notated News | Technology
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Our view on Technology
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Our view on Technology
By PhocusWire | December 20, 2017
The problem with technology as a term in the travel industry is that it’s now so ubiquitous that it becomes difficult to single out what developments are the most important for 2018. Read More
Opinion | Technology