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Nvidia and Foxconn to build AI factories together - 10/19/2023

According to a press release from Nvidia, the United States' Nvidia Corp. and Taiwan's Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) will collaborate to develop new kinds of data centers (DCs), or so-called artificial intelligence (AI) factories. Foxconn plans to utilize Nvidia's technology to construct data centers for a range of applications, including digital manufacturing, AI-driven robotics and...

Maersk to connect its entire fleet of ships to Starlink - 10/13/2023

A.P. Moeller-Maersk AS, a logistics and transport firm based in Denmark, has reached an agreement with SpaceX to give its whole fleet of over 330 container ships access to the Starlink high-speed satellite internet system. According to a statement from Maersk, the partnership with Elon Musk's SpaceX would improve remote ship support and inspection processes, transfer business applications to the...

Kia electric car owners will have access to 12,000 Tesla charging stations - 10/06/2023

According to MarketWatch, South Korean automaker Kia Corp. will transition to the North American Charging Standard (NACS) in the fourth quarter of 2024, enabling owners of the firm's electric vehicles to utilize 12,000 Tesla charging points. Additionally, in the first quarter of 2025, Kia aims to start selling adapters for its vehicles that adhere to the combined CCS1 standard. This will allow...

SpaceX to provide satellite broadband in African countries - 10/03/2023

SpaceX will offer satellite broadband service in 11 African nations. According to Hisham ElGabry, the chief commercial officer of pan-African technology company Jumia, US SpaceX will collaborate with Jumia Technologies to market its Starlink satellite broadband network services in 11 African nations. This would increase network connectivity throughout the continent. Starlink has made such...

UPS develops AI-based software to fight parcel thefts - 09/26/2023

United Parcel Service (UPS), the biggest express delivery company in the world, has created artificial intelligence-based software to assist avoid package theft when items are delivered without the recipient being present, according to CNBC. The specialized software, named DeliveryDefense, assigns a unique score to a single delivery location on a scale of 1 to 1,000 using data on shipments over...

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, EasyJet join alliance to introduce hydrogen fuel into aviation - 09/06/2023

According to a statement from the Hydrogen in Aviation project, the alliance will submit a report by the end of the year highlighting significant project milestones for the following ten years. In order to decarbonize the aviation sector by the year 2050, the Airbus Corporation, Rolls-Royce, and EasyJet airline have established a partnership to develop the infrastructure needed for the use of...

Apple's to release iPhone 15 with USB-C connector - 09/04/2023

According to Bloomberg, the new iPhone 15 and AirPods Pro headphones, which Apple will introduce on September 12, will have a USB-C connector in place of a Lightning connector. Bloomberg learned that the next iPhone 15s, which Apple will introduce on September 12, will use a USB-C charging port rather than Lightning. Additionally, the AirPods Pro headphones will have a USB-C port. The European...

Baidu opens access to AI-based Ernie Bot - 08/31/2023

Users can download the program to their devices on the company’s website, Baidu announced. The public now has access to Ernie Bot, an electronic assistant powered by generative artificial intelligence (AI) from Chinese technology company Baidu, wrote the company on X (formerly Twitter). The announcement reads, "Our next-generation generative AI product, Ernie Bot, and the large-scale language...

UN: adoption of AI technologies is more likely to increase employment than to decrease it - 08/22/2023

The majority of employment can only be partially mechanized, according to experts. There is a greater likelihood of increased employment globally rather than decreased employment with the advent of generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology, states a report released in Geneva by the International Labor Organization (ILO), a specialized UN agency. According to the experts, "Generative...

Gates Foundation commits $5M to AI projects in developing countries - 08/11/2023

Grants totaling $5 million have been given to creators of AI-based applications by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to Forbes USA, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has chosen 48 finalists for awards totaling $5 million to create AI-based products that address issues in low- and middle-income nations. The charity said that each initiative will receive $100,000. Among the...
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