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Facebook picks up retail computer vision outfit GrokStyle

If you've ever seen a lamp or chair that you liked and wished you could just take a picture and find it online, well, GrokStyle let you do that — and now the company has been snatched up by Facebook to augment its own growing computer vision department. ...

Xiaomi’s five-year plan is a $1.5 billion bet on smart homes

Xiaomi, the Chinese company best known for budget phones, is betting big on a future of connected homes. It plans to plough at least 100 billion yuan, or $1.48 billion, into the so-called “AIoT” sector over the next five years, founder and chief operating office Lei Jun announced on Friday. AIoT, short for “AI + ...

Online customer service agents are watching what you type

When something goes wrong with a product you own or a service you pay for, it's reasonable to expect quick, effective customer service from the company responsible for whatever it is that's giving you trouble. More and more companies are turning to online services to allow their customers to vent: line yourself up for a ...

Gjemeni puts your couch in a box

Gjemeni, pronounced Gemini, is a new furniture-on-demand service from founder Sean Pathiratne. The company offers decidedly tech-forward furniture that comes in a single box and can be assembled by anyone in a few minutes. Pathiratne sees his company as a fashionable and agile furniture company that brings stylish stuff to your living room in the ...

4 sleek charging stations that hide your phone to keep your family off their tech — Optimize That

10.05.2018 · Posted in Family Articles, Technology Articles

These four ideas for DIY charging stations will keep your gadgets all in one place, ready for the next day — so you won't be tempted to use them during family time or when you should really be sleeping. Read more...More about Amazon, Mashable Vi... ...

Ikea locked workers into a room and forced them to watch “scaremongering” anti-union powerpoints

When workers at an Ikea in Stoughton, Massachusetts expressed interest in forming a union, the company responded with an illegal anti-union crackdown that culminated in locking workers into a conference room and forcing them to watch anti-union slideshows that workers described as "scaremongering".

An international union group filed a complaint against Ikea with the Dutch Organization ...

IKEA Plans For Zero-Emission Last-Mile Deliveries

IKEA is going electric in megacities. IKEA Group announced, that by 2020, it intends to perform last-mile home deliveries in five major inner cities – Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and Shanghai – using all-electric or other zero-emission vehicles (sounds like hydrogen fuel cell vehicles). Reaching 100% EV deliveries in central parts of the largest ...

TaskRabbit kicks off Canadian expansion

TaskRabbit is kicking off its Canadian expansion in the greater Toronto area before rolling out in Vancouver in October and Montreal sometime in 2019. ...

9 best Ikea hacks to help upgrade your home

08.31.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

The only thing better than Ikea is Ikea hacks. The Swedish furniture chain has everything you could ever need, from sofas to salt and pepper shakers. What you may not realize is Ikea's bountiful home goods are also super easy to customize and alter. ... ...