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Amazon's New Echo Wants To Be Your Personal Style Assistant

TIME

Amazon just added a new device to its family of voice-enabled speakers: the Echo Look, which includes a built-in camera for taking photos and recording video. The new device is available through Amazon's website on an invitation-only basis for $200.


Using Artificial Intelligence Both In Apps And In The Aisles

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If the basics of retail are elementary, then it should be no surprise that a technology named Watson is leading what may be one of the biggest trends in 2017.



Before Artificial Intelligence takes over our jobs, it will organize our work.

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When a project is delayed as dramatically as the Berlin airport, it is obviously the result of more than one problem. And yet this mega-project shares most of the common reasons why so many projects delay or fail: poor communication, unrealistic time estimates, and political games which can outbalance even the most elaborate planning and processes.


Good news: this dating app is using their data to help you suck less at finding love.

Mashable

Dating apps have a crapload of data on their users, and they know exactly what works and doesn't. So why not use that to help us out?


World's Last Male Rhino Getting Help From Tinder Dating App

U.S. News

FILE In this Monday Dec. 21, 2009 file photo, Sudan, a northern white rhino, arrives at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's getting some help from the Tinder dating app. A Kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with Tinder for a campaign called "The Most Eligible Bachelor in the World," focusing on the rhino named Sudan. They are raising money for research to save the species from extinction.


FaceApp apologises for 'racist' filter that lightens users' skintone

The Guardian

The creator of an app which changes your selfies using artificial intelligence has apologised because its "hot" filter automatically lightened people's skin.



Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review: The future is increasingly uncertain

PCWorld

Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update rides the coattails of the desktop OS, heavily leaning on improvements in Cortana and Edge to nudge Microsoft's nearly comatose mobile platform further ahead.