Innovators of artificial intelligence are picking up their pace. What’s next for chip giant Intel? Satellite technology for beaming Internet service worldwide. Business uses for chatbots. Virtual reality and roller coasters. New anti-drone technology.
Microdrones. Drone safety concerns. What’s ahead for Apple. Encrypted consumer apps. Help with comparing Internet service. Domino’s pizza-ordering app. Gains in researching artificial intelligence.
This week, we take a detailed look at mergers in the tech world, the move toward a more secure Internet and the coming need for more cell phone towers.
This week, we take a deep dive into satellites, plus a look at a powerful new generation of thumb drives and cutting-edge 5G technology.
In this issue: How the standoff between Apple and the FBI spells more business for security firms. Growing threats from phony e-mails. Cellular firms betting heavily on 5G networks as their next cash cow. AT&T and Intel testing wireless airwaves for drones. How good is your state for tech innovation? Facebook’s new global telecom project. Good stock picks in the Nasdaq for dividend hunters.
Google’s big plans for home Internet. Coming apps for TV. Growing use of lasers by manufacturers. Our interview with computer scientist and author Eric Siegel. Phones and smart watches with supercharged connectivity. New threats to national security from cutting-edge technology.
Flat sales of PCs spell bargains for buyers. The market for semiconductors. Superfast home Internet service. What to make of Apple stock?
The coming of car apps, car apps and more car apps. Drones in urban areas. Robo-writing software. Generation Z — a ready market for virtual reality.
What to expect in the year ahead? Big growth for small satellites, virtual reality and augmented reality. More industry uncertainty over Net neutrality. A step to the next level for smart watches. And more.
As 2015 draws to a close, we thought it would be fun to peer into the future, with an eye on technology. Consider this report The Kiplinger Letter’s communication from the Ghost of Technology Future.