Month: September 2018

I tried Snap’s snazzy camera glasses over my wedding week to see if they live up to the hype. Here’s the verdict

When I got married, I wanted to capture every moment of our wedding week. Not only the “Say cheese!” moments outside restaurants with our families, or the posed portraits with my now-husband. I wanted the silly, unexpected, and sometimes hopelessly romantic photos that a photojournalist’s candid camera can often bring. So, I recently purchased two […]

Google stumbled in robotics — but evidence is mounting that it’s getting ready for a big comeback, and it could take on Amazon (GOOG, GOOGL)

In 2013, Google attempted to build a groundbreaking robotics division, but the effort was scrapped not long after it began. Despite that earlier stumble, Google is bolstering its ranks of roboticists at X and Google Brain. Some have speculated Google may be building a rival to the “domestic robot” that Amazon is reportedly working on.  […]

Google is making its Wear smartwatch OS even smarter (GOOGL)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Google plans to revampWear OS, its smartwatch operating system (OS), through an update that will enhance the functionality and design of Wear OS smartwatches, which the company plans to […]

Meet the Democratic businessman who wants to beat Trump in 2020 and give every American a basic income: ‘Donald Trump gives entrepreneurs a bad name’

Andrew Yang, a long-time entrepreneur-turned-politician, wants President Donald Trump’s job in 2020.  He believes in a universal basic income, and supports reforms to prepare the United States for the revolutions in artificial intelligence and autonomy still to come. He’s probably also the first candidate to accept donations in the form of cryptocurrency.  If you ask […]