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What’s Next for AI Home Assistants

Phone calls, wider integration, and even screens could make our new domestic butlers more useful.

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Absorbent Beads Could Save Energy—and Lives

Zeolite beads are a better, more efficient way to prevent crops from rotting in humid parts of the globe.

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First Gene Drive in Mammals Could Aid Vast New Zealand Eradication Plan

Evolution-warping technology applied to mice is a step toward “synthetic” species conservation.

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Organizations serious about gaining—and maintaining—competitive advantage must optimize their digital customer experience. This introduction to DPM explains how this emerging approach can provide serious business value.

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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.

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