Tech moguls declare era of artificial intelligence

Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCity’s Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015.REUTERS/RASHID UMAR ABBASI Elon Musk, Chairman of SolarCity and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at SolarCity’s Inside Energy Summit in Manhattan, New York October 2, 2015. REUTERS/RASHID UMAR …

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The Rio Olympics will have some of the smartest sports cameras ever

Chances are some of your favorite photos from this summer’s Olympics will be captured with the help of robots. Getty Images, one of the largest wire services, and the official photo agency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), will be using brand-new robotic technology developed by Mark Roberts Motion Control …

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Tony Fadell is leaving Nest

Tony Fadell is leaving Nest, the home automation company he founded and sold to Google (now Alphabet). He’ll be stepping into an advisor role to Larry Page and Alphabet, but won’t be involved in Nest day-to-day. According to a blog post he just put up, the transition has been in progress …

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What's the deal with triangles?

Yesterday afternoon, The Verge‘s Emily Yoshida — my editor, your friend, Game of Game of Thrones commissioner, Skrillex enthusiast — came into the entertainment section’s Slack room and asked a simple, innocent question: what’s the deal with triangles? (OK, her inquiry was a little more sophisticated — “has anyone ever investigated …

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This is the new CEO who will try to save Nest

In a surprise announcement earlier today, Nest cofounder Tony Fadell revealed that he is stepping down from the CEO role he’s held since co-founding the company in 2011. Fadell guided Nest from its earliest days to its acquisition by Google, and on through its transition under the Alphabet umbrella. But …

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