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Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform

Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is teaming up with Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), adding another front to Wal-Mart’s battle with the online megastore. Google, which makes the Android software used to run most of the world’s smartphones, will offer hundreds of [...]

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Google touts Titan security chip to market cloud services

Google touts Titan security chip to market cloud services

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp. Titan is the size of a tiny stud earring that [...]

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Robot makers slow to address danger risk: researchers

Robot makers slow to address danger risk: researchers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Researchers who warned half a dozen robot manufacturers in January about nearly 50 vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed. The researchers, Cesar Cerrudo and Lucas Apa of cybersecurity firm IOActive, said the vulnerabilities would allow hackers to spy on users, [...]

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