Setting up innovation outposts in global technology clusters, such as Silicon Valley, Boston, and Tel Aviv, is highly popular among Fortune 500 corporations. The logic is that if you are present where new trends, ideas, talents, and start-ups are generated Continue reading Fortune 5000 companies need to be in Silicon Valley and make it work!
MICROSOFT WILL BUILD computers even more sleek and beautiful than Apple’s. Robots will 3-D-print cool shoes that are personalized just for you. (And you’ll get them in just a few short days.) Neural networks will take over medical diagnostics, and Continue reading Wired’s top 20 list of techies they think will change the future
Called Spot, the four-legged version of Boston Dynamics’ automaton can jump, run, climb stairs, get back up if it falls, and perform human tasks such as house work. It can also now deliver packages strapped to its back, the company Continue reading Robot dog makes first parcel delivery to house in Boston
Larry Page has his Kitty Hawk flying car. Sergey Brin shall have an airship. According to Bloomberg, Sergy Brin has secretly been building a massive airship inside of Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center in the heart of Silicon Continue reading Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s enormous dirigible
Alchemist can’t read the original article in the SF Business Times because you have to be a paid subscriber, and there ain’t no way we are paying for something we will never read, but whatever Ash said, we agree. Thinking otherwise Continue reading AI will create more jobs than it kills says Ash Fontana of Zetta Venture Partners—we agree
Power VC and former top Wall Street tech analyst, Mike Kwatinetz of Azure Capital Partners ought is making this claim in his blog. “Hamilton already has a track record that can be analyzed. In its first months on Broadway the show was grossing Continue reading The revenue ramp for Broadway hit Hamilton is shaping up like a Unicorn tech company
Uber has claimed that ordering a flying taxi will one day be cheaper than taking a journey in a car as it laid out an ambitious vision for tests of aerial vehicles. The ride-hailing company said it is planning to Continue reading Uber says it will be flying you across town by 2020
Johannes Scholl’s startup, Munich-based Icaros GmbH, has developed a VR exercise machine that delivers a core workout by making it seem like users are flying and deep-ocean diving. About 200 gyms and entertainment centers from London to Tokyo have installed the $10,000 Continue reading Virtual Reality at the gym—fly and dive your way to fitness
Kitty Hawk, the company backed by Mr. Page, is trying to be one of the first out of the gate and plans to start selling its vehicle by the end of the year. “We’ve all had dreams of flying effortlessly. Continue reading What Jetsons’ fans have been waiting for—the Kitty Hawk flying car funded by Google cofounder Larry Page
“We are going to have to decide fairly soon whether Google, Facebook and Amazon are the kinds of natural monopolies that need to be regulated, or whether we allow the status quo to continue, pretending that unfettered monoliths don’t inflict Continue reading Is it time to [over]regulate Google, Amazon and Facebook?