Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers aims to launch the first industry-wide blockchain this year to track gems each time they change hands starting from the moment they are dug from the ground, its CEO said.
Tommy Hilfiger, IBM and The Fashion Institute of Technology have teamed up for an Artificial Intelligence pilot project. The project called ‘Reimagine Retail’ will have AI play the lead in the design creation process.
Shiseido Company, Ltd. announces that Shiseido Americas Corporation has acquired Olivo Laboratories and its revolutionary "Second Skin" technology, in a deal which promises to drive innovation in the skincare industry.
New technologies YouCam will roll out include real-time AR hair coloring; artificial intelligence (AI) "Look Transfer" that brings makeup looks to life from printed photos through 3D face AR tech, and AR training tools.
Amazon will launch a Windows-compatible PC app for its Alexa digital assistant that will directly compete with Microsoft's Cortana. The Alexa app will operate on HP, Lenovo, Asus and Acer Windows 10 laptops and desktops.
China’s largest retailer and the social e-commerce firm Meili have launched a joint venture to bring innovative online features to shoppers and tools to businesses that want to reach consumers through social media.
Amazon has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for its virtual reality mirror, offering a blended reality view to users for "entertainment and other purposes" including trying on clothes.