The smartphone industry is starting to feel the global chip shortage pinch

Chip shortage - pile of semiconductor chips

Until now, phones have mainly dodged the impact of this manufacturing trend due to stockpiles. The chip shortage that has been affecting the world this year is now starting to make its way into the smartphone industry, after having already affected everything from computers to cars. The supply issues in semiconductors have resulted from a range of different factors. The COVID-19 pandemic was the primary cause of many of the factors leading to the semiconductor chip shortage. The main two reasons were that factories were closed due to the spread…

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Theator and Mayo Clinic to collaborate on surgical AI technology

AI technology - surgeons in operating room

The Israel-founded company will collaborate with the urology and gynecology departments at the clinic. Theator, a startup from Israel, and the Mayo Clinic have agreed to work together on bringing surgical AI technology to operating rooms. They will collaborate to test the artificial technology for improving surgeon performance. The AI technology in question will be applied to the urology and gynecology departments at the Mayo Clinic. Surgeons there will test the annotation and video analytics tech meant to help improve the performance of the doctors. This will be focused in…

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Zoom takes a big step into artificial intelligence with Five9 acquisition

Artificial Intelligence - Handshake acquisition

The company behind the popular video conferencing app purchased the company for $14.7 billion. Zoom Video Communications Inc, which exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, has announced that it has reached an artificial intelligence acquisition deal for Five9 for $14.7 billion. The company has applied its booming stock price to step into a new market to boost revenue. The Five9 artificial intelligence acquisition was an all-stock offer. Its value was $200.18 per share, based on last Friday’s Zoom common stock closing price. Comparatively, Five9’s closing price last Friday was…

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Why Car Tech Is Important For Our Safety

Why Car Tech Is Important For Our Safety

In the modern era, vehicles are an essential part of our daily lives. The development of vehicle technology has made our path more smooth and safe. Nowadays we are getting acquainted with all the new car safety technologies as a result of the increasing development of vehicles. Car manufacturers have developed groundbreaking technologies such as cross-traffic alerts, blind-spot alerts, and radar-based collision avoidance systems to make cars safer. Indeed, all the sophisticated technologies of car manufacturing companies make our travel safer and allow us to enjoy a journey in comfort.…

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Discord acquires Sentropy AI anti-harassment company

AI anti-harassment - Discord logo

The purchase includes the company’s unique artificial intelligence tool to detect unwanted behaviors. Discord has announced the purchase of a company called Sentropy, which is working on AI anti-harassment tools for detecting such unwanted behaviors online. The company monitors online networks for various types of abuse, offering blocking solutions. Discord’s acquisition of Sentropy has brought into the company a service that monitors online networks to identify instances of harassment and abuse. It then provides users with the tools they need to block the abusive and harassing people. It also provides…

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