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IBM launches blockchain-based supply chain service with AI, IoT integration

Tied to its existing Sterling Order Management System service, the new blockchain and AI-enabled cloud offering enables real-time views of order shipments, alerts and optimization recommendations.

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Will Apple introduce AR glasses this month?

It's not clear yet whether Apple actually plans to hold an event this month to unveil new hardware. If it does, one surprise announcement could include augmented reality glasses.

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Here's why there won’t be a quick enterprise blockchain revolution

While corporate CIOs see the distributed ledger technology as innovative, blockchain is unlikely to become technically and operationally scalable anytime soon.

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Google Mobile Services backdoor for Huawei devices goes offline | TECH(feed)

The Huawei Mate 30 launched without full Android support due to the Commerce Department’s ban on business with the Chinese tech company. However, a website allowed users to download beloved Google apps such as Gmail and the Google...

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FCC approves wireless charging tech for IoT devices, Walmart to adopt it

Ossia's Forever Tracker technology would charge multiple IoT devices.

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Facebook's Libra crypto backers step back amid regulatory pressure

Concerns over possible nefarious use of the cryptocurrency may be causing Visa, MasterCard and others to tap the brakes on the project.

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Time-Machine Tuesday: Decaffeinated

The coffee pot isn’t really all that smart.

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How Apple is building a world-class digital health ecosystem

It's enabling healthcare developers to focus on problems, not platforms.

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More banks are embracing cryptocurrency and blockchain

Wells Fargo is the latest financial institution with plans to launch its own stablecoin cryptocurrency. As the fourth largest bank in the world, Wells Fargo is looking to use blockchain to ease cross-border payments and cut back on...

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Why Amazon Care may be the new model for corporate healthcare

Amazon's pilot program for providing healthcare to Seattle-area employees through telemedicine and at-home visits is only the latest in a concerted effort by companies to cut costs and improve care for employees.

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There’s method in Amazon’s hardware madness

What Amazon understands about the future that most companies don’t: Virtual assistants belong on our bodies.

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The secret ingredients that could make a Pixel Watch matter

Google's plans for a Pixel Watch are still shrouded in mystery, but the company certainly has the pieces to create something exceptional.

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How to roll out the right tech for frontline workers

Corporate spending on hardware for non-office workers is on the rise as companies look to boost productivity and reduce errors. With that in mind, Gartner analyst Rob Smith offered advice at this month’s Digital Workplace Summit on...

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How pharma will soon use blockchain to track your drugs

Under regulatory pressure, a large number of pharmaceutical manufacturers, shippers and wholesalers are adopting blockchain to track and trace prescription drugs.

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How the iPhone 11’s U1 chip will change everything

Apple is bringing ultra-wideband capabilities to its iPhone 11 -- and it promises to be a game-changer (eventually) for everything from healthcare to smart cities thanks to its location accuracy, reliably and security.

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10 new Apple Watch features most owners get for free

Apple is giving most existing Apple Watch owners a whole collection of new features with its OS upgrade.

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Two countries promise to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency | TECH(feed)

Facebook plans to launch its cryptocurrency, Libra, next year despite intense scrutiny and regulatory hurdles. France and Germany are two of the latest countries to oppose Libra, saying they plan to block the use of Libra in their...

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Oracle launches AI voice assistant for its business app suite

During its OpenWorld event this week, the company also unveiled plans to have its Digital Assistant integrate with Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform.

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