Apple increased its R&D investment to $2.94 billion in the third quarter of 2017, around 6.5 percent of the company’s total sales in the quarter. It is a large advancement on the past years, and shows Apple has a few things big planned in the coming years. The most talked about, at least by Apple […]
Uber rival Lyft and self-driving startup nuTonomy have announced on Tuesday a R&D partnership focused on the “end-to-end experience” of riders in autonomous vehicles. nuTonomy will work on the performance of the self-driving system and how it interacts with the rider, while Lyft will focus on the routing and booking of rides. In a press […]
Forget disruption. Technological progress comes via waves of building on past breakthroughs.
The ROS (Robot Operating System), an open-source platform on which engineers build robotic programs and apps, is speeding robotic innovation around the world.
It used to be that legacy enterprise vendors like IBM drove the innovation agenda for enterprise IT, wielding massive R&D budgets to create proprietary products that in turn would fund more R&D. But today’s most promising enterprise technology is born on the web, not in the research labs.