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Added 17 October, 2018

Alibaba announced its new robot butler, saying they will be delivering meals and laundry to hotel guests this year. Guests can talk to the robots, which come equipped with its Alexa-like voice assistant, AliGenie. The AI-powered voice assistant already appears in its Tmall Genie, a US$70 gadget designed for the home. Alibaba claims that Tmall...

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Added 15 October, 2018

Today's talented job-seekers are not just looking for money, they are looking for a position that fits their lifestyle and beliefs. According to a new job-matching platform, WorkValues is the first talent platform that enables skilled talent to discover companies by culture-fit, scientifically proven to increase your job satisfaction. "Our...

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Added 13 October, 2018

Expedia continues to bet on voice-based search as it debuted hotel search, booking, cancellations, and loyalty point access on Google Assistant through a new Expedia Action. The move is similar to Expedia’s capabilities on other virtual assistants, Amazon Alexa devices, which debuted in 2016. With the new Expedia Action, in addition to hotel...

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Added 30 September, 2018

Mozilla has just released Firefox Reality, the first dedicated VR web browser. The browser is free and available to download for Viveport, Oculus Go, and Google DayDream headsets. This is the first web browser intended to be used entirely in a VR headset. Andre Vrignaud, Head of Mixed Reality Platform Strategy at Mozilla, remarked “We had to...

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Added 28 September, 2018

As technology develops it is no surprise that we have seen its influence on university life. Indeed, students and young people are some of the most engaged with new technology. We have recently seen technology play a larger role on university campuses. For example, the University of Wisconsin Green Bay now lets students know their application...

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Added 28 September, 2018

Renault has introduced the world its latest concept at Hannover Motor Show, Renault EZ-PRO Autonomous Urban Delivery Robo-Vehicle. It’s a concept electric, fully connected, and shared robo-pod concept that offers agile, last-mile delivery solutions for professional merchants. In the fast E-commerce growth, the problem can rise where consumers...

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Added 28 September, 2018

Microsoft has announced a policy requiring its contractors to offer employees a minimum of 12 weeks paid parental leave, paying them up to $1,000 a week. The policy, which affects US-based companies that do work for the technology company and have more than 50 employees, will be rolled out over the next year. It will affect people including the...

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Added 21 September, 2018

Across the globe, McDonald's menu has a variety of unique tastes. From Malaysia’s BBQ McShaker Fries to the McSpicy Chicken from Hong Kong. Now, McDonald’s is testing a Flavors from Abroad promotion at 50 restaurants across South Florida. Menu items include: Grand McExtreme Bacon Burger from Spain, BBQ McShaker Fries from Malaysia, and McSpicy...

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Added 17 September, 2018

Hotel companies love to brag about providing local experiences for their guests, but few actually live up to their billing. The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, one of Ireland’s top hotels created a job to literally help visitors find their place in the destination’s history: a genealogy butler. Hotels have bath butlers, beachside butlers and beagle...

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Added 11 September, 2018

In a bid to reduce waste and be more green, the French government is requiring bottles made from recycled plastic to be cheaper than those made from new plastic. Specifically, this movement hopes to reduce the price by up to 10 percent. Depending on what you’re buying to begin with, this could be a significant discount. Either way, it’s clearly...