Google (now Alphabet) last month unveiled Eddystone, a software platform for Bluetooth beacons that demonstrates a serious push into the Internet of Things. Beacons are small devices that use Bluetooth technology to send notifications and other actions to a passing smartphone or other Bluetooth enabled device. It had looked as though beacons were at risk … [Read more…]
Having sold some 379,000 shares in November Twitter’s Jack Dorsey has just purchased 32,000 shares at a cost of $875,000 as demonstration of confidence in the company. Other board executives also purchased shares in what appears to have been a co-ordinated move. The move seems to have worked with Twitter’s share price rising 7% over … [Read more…]
Hitachi has developed new AI technology designed to come up with solutions to contentious scientific or economic issues based on big data.