Just when you thought you finally figured it out…
When you thought Amazon was the biggest bookstore in the world, they start selling more digital versions than hardcover or paperback books and Americans spend more prime time screen in front of Netflix than any other channel.
But the real question remains, will your robot really ever love you?
PepsiCo’s new Social Vending System allows people to send free soda to friends. >>WATCH
Their clothing stores in Madrid launch a pilot program which brings Facebook “likes” to real-world products. >>LEARN
Amazon began selling hardcover and paperback books in July 1995.
Twelve years later in November 2007, Amazon introduced the revolutionary Kindle and began selling Kindle books. By July 2010, Kindle book sales had surpassed hardcover book sales, and six months later, Kindle books overtook paperback books to become the most popular format on Amazon.com. >>BELIEVE
Netflix traffic, be it movies or TV shows streamed over the wires, now accounts for close to 30% of Net activity in U.S. homes in peak evening hours, according to a study by hardware/software net traffic experts Sandvine Inc.
Robots can attend work for us, fight in our wars, teach our children and beat us at Jeopardy! , but can they learn to love us? Even as robot tech gets more advanced, we see those advancements in terms of processing power and speed. Programming a robot to feel or, more appropriately, to emulate life, presents a whole new set of challenges.
This and five stories recently published by Mashable that showcase how computers, mobile phones and robots are changing communities around the world. These are just a few life-changing inventions we tend to take for granted every day. These technologies, however, have enabled us to improve human life by leaps and bounds over the past few decades. >>DISCOVER