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Pizza Hut, Toyota teaming up to provide driver-less pizza delivery

Pizza Hut, Toyota teaming up to provide driver-less pizza delivery

Unveiled at CES , the new e-Palette Alliance will leverage Toyota's proprietary Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) to develop a suite of connected mobility solutions and a flexible, purpose-built vehicle. Akio Toyoda , president of Toyota Motor Corp., told attendees of the show that self-driving cars will loosen distinctions between brick-and-mortar and online sales, the Washington Times reported.


Microsoft and Qualcomm partner to boost Cortana adoption

Microsoft and Qualcomm partner to boost Cortana adoption

It also announced that the Smart Audio Platform has also gained certification from other virtual assistants such as Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana . The integration of Qualcomm Aqstic and Microsoft's digital assistant in the mesh platform means voice recognition capabilities will be available for new home networking devices.


LG's 65in rollable OLED makes every other TV look boring

LG's 65in rollable OLED makes every other TV look boring

OLED , or organic light-emitting diodes, works by putting electricity through certain materials that glow red, green and blue. This means that OLEDs can be thinner and more flexible than any other television technology now on the market. With the innovation of rollable displays, LG Display says that it will continue to lead the industry by creating new opportunities and markets. At a press conference today, LG introduced a number of updates to its OLED TV and Super UHD TV lineups, ...


Japanese kayaker banned eight years for lacing rival's drink

Japanese kayaker banned eight years for lacing rival's drink

Suzuki later admitted to "putting a muscle-building supplement containing the banned steroid methandienone" in Komatsu's drink before a drug test. The incident is Japan's first case of an athlete failing a doping test because of deliberate contamination, according to JADA, which handed down the eight-year ban.


It Will Soon Be Hard to Escape the Google Assistant

It Will Soon Be Hard to Escape the Google Assistant

There's no announcement on worldwide expansion of the Assistant for Android Auto as yet, but it shouldn't be too far away once Google gets some solid install info from the USA users. The virtual assistant, which is already available on the Google Home , Mini , and Max , is coming to new speakers from Altec Lansing, Anker Innovations, Bang & Olufsen, Braven, iHome, JBL , Jensen, LG, Klipsch, Knit Audio, Memorex, RIVA Audio, and SoLIS, Scott Huffman , VP of engineering for Google ...


New Metal Gear Survive Footage Features Hunting And Supply Runs

New Metal Gear Survive Footage Features Hunting And Supply Runs

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; it's entirely possible that Metal Gear Survive could be better than the diehard "Fornication Under Consent of the KONAMI" crowd would have you believe. IGN recently went up with a new preview for Metal Gear Survive , the Kojima-less spinoff that focuses on multiplayer survival action. That includes how you can summon or build things like a fence in the middle of the game world, which is used to delay a batch of enemies pursuing the player.