In the News: NailO Turns Your Fingernails into Tiny Trackpads, and Electric Smart Pants Steer You Around the City
This week in the news, NailO introduces a wearable input device that allows easy access to content and hardware through the simple tap of a thumb. You’ll also read about Electric Smart Pants, a futuristic navigation system that, quite literally, jolts you in the right direction. Also, rumor has it blood tests will soon be […]
In The News: Apps to Save Money on Gas, Black Friday and Mercedes-Benz Owners in China are Likely Wealthiest
During this Thanksgiving holiday, many of us are probably out shopping or browsing online for discounted items. But what about shopping for cars? Is Black Friday a good time to buy more than just gadgets? We will try to answer that question in today’s In The News segment.
Today’s In The News section brings you the latest automotive news from around the world. You’ll read about China’s latest effort to encourage car imports, the opening of a new Volkswagen production plant in Northern China and a cheaper, more long-lasting battery that could transform the electric vehicle industry.
In this week’s news segment, we look into the future of the airline industry through a recent report by the International Air Transport Association. You’ll also read about China’s growing interest in luxury hotels and a new technology that could replace traditional boarding passes with a passenger’s fingerprints.
This week in the news, tech giant Amazon plans to close one of its oldest facilities in Kansas, Spanish retailer Zara seeks to expand market share in China by opening an online store on Tmall, and Walmart recently unveiled its new pickup grocery service, which is aimed at bridging the digital and physical retail worlds.