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Customer Service Chatbots Are About to Become Frighteningly Realistic

A startup gives chatbots and virtual assistants realistic facial expressions and the ability to read yours.

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Controlling VR with Your Mind

The startup Neurable thinks its brain-computer interface will be fast and accurate enough for playing games in VR.

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Competing with the Chinese Factory of 2017

Deep manufacturing expertise and extensive supply chains give China a lead that will be tough to overcome.

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10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2016: Where Are They Now?

Find out how new ideas like reusable rockets, immune engineering, and Tesla’s Autopilot have progressed.

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Enabling the Digital Revolution: SDN and Beyond

The promise of software-defined networking and solutions for its wider adoption were explored in depth at VMware’s inaugural future:net event.

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Alibaba Targets the Global Market with Apsara Aliware Platform

The Chinese technology giant has launched a multipurpose platform-as-a-service technology built for scale and reliability—and capable of responding rapidly to changing market and business demands.