Artificial Intelligence

The automaker acquired Boston Dynamics for $1.1B and is now the owner of Spot, which should help bolster its ambition to make walking cars.

Amazon’s investments in various AV projects could be the foundation for a bigger move into robotrucking.

Decreased data storage costs and booming data generation may lead the global AI industry to be worth nearly $1T by 2028. By the end of the decade, AI will become essential for numerous industries.

Virtual reality (VR) has the potential to redefine how brands engage with consumers, and companies in China are investing heavily in this emerging technology. But adoption there has hit a wall, meaning the industry must overcome technical challenges, and other pain points, for VR to become a game changer for consumer marketing.

A recent Supreme Court ruling limits the US government’s ability to prosecute individuals for misusing databases—the ruling will add legal clarity for AI companies harvesting public data and, ironically, many of the ethical researchers using similar methods in the name of tech accountability.

Cruise will become the first US AV maker to offer fully autonomous taxi rides in California. Though AV rollout has hit road bumps, autonomous taxis and deliveries offer potential near-term market viability.