"As we make these investments we look forward to working alongside Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi and the Indian government, as well as Indian businesses of all sizes to realize a shared vision for a Digital India," Pichai said. "Our goal is to ensure that India not only benefits from the next wave of innovation but leads it." … [Read more...] about Google Plans to Invest $10 Billion in India
Robot cooks haven’t always been successful. Spyce, a Boston restaurant with a robot-run kitchen, closed in November to retool its menu. Zume, a Silicon Valley startup that made pizzas with robots, shut down its pizza business in January. It’s now making face masks and biodegradable takeout containers. … [Read more...] about Demand For Robot Cooks From Bay Area Firms Rising As Kitchens Combat COVID-19
In January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson decided to allow Huawei a role in the development of the fast-speed network, but limited the company’s participation to just 35%. Since that decision, U.S. officials — as well as other Western allies — have continued to lobby London to block Huawei altogether. U.S. officials say there is a significant risk that the company, which has close ties to the Chinese intelligence services and was founded by a former Chinese army officer, will act as a Trojan horse for Beijing's espionage agencies, allowing them to sweep up data. … [Read more...] about Britain Fears Chinese Government Retaliation Over Huawei, 5G Network
Robot food service was a trend even before the coronavirus pandemic, as hospitals, campus cafeterias and others tried to meet demand for fresh, customized options 24 hours a day while keeping labor costs in check. Robot chefs appeared at places like Creator, a burger restaurant in San Francisco, and Dal.komm Coffee outlets in South Korea. … [Read more...] about Demand for robot cooks rises as kitchens combat COVID-19
As for Trump, Hilton said it’s too early to grade the president on whether he has fulfilled the populist promises of his campaign. But in several months, Hilton plans to grade him first and foremost on what got him elected: The growing frustration among many working-class Americans about their wages remaining flat while the rich have gotten richer. … [Read more...] about Could this San Francisco tech CEO’s show pull Fox to the middle?