Smart Home Diary: Adding HomePod, smart(ish) heating and Nanoleaf Rhythm

I explained in my first HomePod Diary piece that there was one smart home issue we needed to address: while I’m happy to use Siri to control everything from my Apple Watch or iPhone, my partner would often find that she wanted to switch lights on or off while her phone was in another room. We’d partially addressed this with Hue dimmer switches, but wanted … Continue reading Smart Home Diary: Adding HomePod, smart(ish) heating and Nanoleaf Rhythm

Could IBM's Watson Make Experts Obsolete?

When IBM's Watson beat two human challengers to win the TV quiz show Jeopardy !, a collective "Wow!" was heard at just how far artificial intelligence has developed. The show required Watson not merely to answer questions, but to process clues presented in the form of answers and give the correct response in the form of a question, all within milliseconds. Watson had had a … Continue reading Could IBM's Watson Make Experts Obsolete?

Samsung LCD TV – The Latest Models

Samsung LCD TV is a known and trusted name in the market of LCD TVs. All the major electronic stores and online shopping malls have this product on their list. It is a South Korean company that was founded in 1938. It started manufacturing Television's from 1978 onwards. Its service centers are located at convenient places in all cities and it has a good track … Continue reading Samsung LCD TV – The Latest Models

Flying taxis? Uber has a competitor in Chinese drone maker Ehang

In Guangzhou earlier this month 40 people, including the deputy mayor of the southern Chinese province, lined up for a taste of the future of transport – an autonomous flying taxi. The Ehang 184 drone flew the passengers on round trips of up to 15 kilometres, with some reaching the top speed of 130km per hour. The successful passenger flights by the Guangzhou-based company come … Continue reading Flying taxis? Uber has a competitor in Chinese drone maker Ehang

Mergers & Acquisitions Can Result from Strategic Alliances

Alliances frequently result in mergers and/or acquisitions. Partnering relationships, such as joint ventures or strategic alliances, can sometimes lead to a merger or acquisition situation. After companies work together for a period of time and get to know one another’s strengths, weaknesses, and synergistic possibilities, new relationship opportunities become apparent. One could argue that a joint venture or strategic alliance is simply the getting to … Continue reading Mergers & Acquisitions Can Result from Strategic Alliances