Can AI boost clean energy efforts? Tech and policy leaders discuss solutions in Seattle

From left: U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell; U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm; SambaNova CEO Rodrigo Liang; and Jason Zander, Microsoft executive vice president of strategic mission and technologies; came together for

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Would you use a phone with no apps? One of the world's largest mobile networks believes you will — but I am not totally convinced

I have a lot of apps on my phone. How many is ‘a lot’? A quick tot up reveals the number to be an absolutely ridiculous 288. I only use

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Apple’s HomePod with a screen now rumored for 2025 release, but has the Echo Show already won that smart home race?

We’ve heard rumors that Apple is working on a HomePod with a screen to act as a smart hub for years now. Although we’re still far from an official confirmation,

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Microsoft invests in startup Mistral AI, outlines broader AI principles

Microsoft President Brad Smith outlines the company’s AI principles at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Screenshot via webcast.)

Microsoft outlined a series of principles for its development

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Disney should get in on AI and double its stock price, activist investor says

The Walt Disney Co. can boost its stock price by almost 130% by investing in artificial intelligence, according to one of two activist investors vying for seats on the company’s

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GoDaddy launches new ‘Airo’ tools, betting on AI to unlock growth

GoDaddy is launching new AI tools in an initiative overseen by engineering leaders based out of its Seattle-area offices. (GoDaddy Photo)

After seeing promising results from early

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Lenovo debuts the ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2 at MWC 2024, with Intel Core Ultra and juiced-up AI features

Lenovo has unveiled a laptop successor at MWC with the ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2 – offering boosted performance capabilities and a wealth of AI-powered features. The previous model, the

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Bots – not all friendly automations looking to help

For many, the mention of bots conjures up images of friendly website automations desperate to provide answers. Subservient avatars programmed to make life easier.However, for those in a specialist corner

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Conversational AI revolutionizes the customer experience landscape

In the ever-evolving landscape of customer experiences, AI has become a beacon guiding businesses toward seamless interactions. While AI

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Biometric Authentication in Smart Tourism: Ensuring Security in Visitor Transactions

Smart tourism encapsulates the integration of information and communication
technologies to optimize various facets of the travel experience. From
personalized recommendations and real-time navigation to efficient ticketing
systems, the smart

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The smart kitchen is a great idea — and a strange reality

Image: Samar Haddad for The Verge

The idea of a smart kitchen conjures up lots of images. You might think about a fridge with a giant

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Why Microsoft Has Accepted Unions, Unlike Its Rivals

Once again a juggernaut thanks to artificial intelligence, Microsoft has worked to shed its strong-arm image. Is there a catch?

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