Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has announced that its emotionally intelligent robot, “Pepper,” will be making its mark in the enterprise with pre-orders opening from October 1. First launched for consumers in Japan last month, the $9,000 bot can analyze gestures, voice tones, and expressions — all powered by a cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) system.
Experts on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion say that a piece of aircraft debris that has washed up may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on 8th March last year. Read more
Investments of $1 million to $10 million in internet startup companies in Southeast Asia almost tripled in the past five years, totaling $87 million in 2014. Ten of the 19 winners of such Series A investments in 2014 were based in Singapore, according to the calculation of VC fund Golden Gate Ventures.
After a terrible winter, the economy is improving, with a solid rebound in the spring expected to be followed by stronger growth in the second half of the year. That's the view of many economists who think a steadily improving job and more »
Fox BusinessAsian stocks higher after Fed leaves rates unchanged, China steady following Fox BusinessSpecialist Glenn Carell, foreground, works with traders at his post that handles Twitter, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Twitter sank 10 percent after reporting sluggish customer growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew and more »