Apple puts its services in the spotlight at its latest Keynote

Several high-tech giants have recently made various announcements, extending their fields of activity to new sectors. It was only during the March 25th conference that Tim Cook stepped out to announce several innovations. No more new Apple objects, it’s time for new services for iOS users. Apple TV, a new player in the streaming industry… Read More

Save the planet #2 – 4 start-ups serving the water crisis

Our world today is way different than the one we had a decade ago : turning the water off when brushing your teeth is not sufficient anymore. Our needs of drinking water are considerably greater than the disposable quantity we have today. By 2025, according to the United Nations’ data, almost two thirds of the… Read More

High-tech giants start taking care of our health

Technology titans keep spreading their power in every field possible. The latest targeted industry is the health sector. Virtual reality, preventive medicine, data collection : large firms know how to make themselves indispensable. In 2016, the top 100 Medtech companies had gathered $419 milliards in annual revenue. Apple and Xiaomi, both large and global wearable… Read More

Technology in sport #1 : Bigger, faster … safer ?

“Citius, altius, fortius”, or “faster, higher, stronger” as the Olympic motto goes. As humans continue to push the limits of physical performance, how are emerging technologies playing a role ? Do AI and Big Data hold the key to continuing the trend ? We’ve been playing sports for a long time and yet, somehow, the… Read More

Apple WWDC : a first day full of big announcements

This Monday opened the 2018 edition of Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, bringing its share of innovations, planned for the year to come. Tim Cook, Apple CEO, presented the subsequent updates of the Apple software. Starting with the iOS 12, the much-anticipated new version of the iPhones, iPod Touch, iPad and Apple TV operating system…. Read More

Continental invests in DigiLens again with $25 additional million

25 additional millions for DigiLens, which now $60M in investments since the startup creation. The German car manufacturer Continental acquired shares of the company for the second time. Funded by Jonathan Waldern, DigiLens develops holographic waveguide technologies, enabling head-up displays for different applications including automotive, aviation and motorcycle helmets. Its waveguide products superimpose basic driving… Read More

Google I/O conference : a lot of new features to come

Google, just like a lot of other tech giants, just presented its new coming features during its annual I/O conference. Sundar Pichai, Google CEO, just released Google’s coming features and future services. Smart emailing, augmented reality and artificial intelligence : quick summary of what is to come on our phones and computers. Google Assistant Google’s… Read More

Suki raises $15M to create a voice assistant for doctors

The teams behind Suki, a future voice assistant for doctors, just raised a 15M funding round. Helping doctors take notes, complete medical records or prescriptions : some of the tasks Suki should be able to do as a voice assistant for doctors. The startup just closed a $15M funding round led by Venrock (which already… Read More

Intel, just like several other tech companies, closed its wearables division

Intel tried its best but could not keep on with its connected objects’ division and had to close its dedicated branch. The connected objects’ market (glasses, watches, bracelets…) has been slowing down for the past few years. Perceived as the next technological breakthrough for a while, this sector has been struggling, mostly because of the… Read More