Car eWallet Uses Blockchain Tech

Your car could pay for tolls, parking, fuel, insurance and more on its own

The idea behind Car eWallet seems so logical, it’s a wonder such a platform isn’t already in use. The tech company recently separated from major automotive supplier ZF and aims to do something fairly radical: create the largest blockchain-powered open mobility marketplace, and make your car-related payments more seamless, centralized, and automatic. Partnering with IBM and UBS, eWallet has already begun a pilot program with BayWa …

IBM Reveals “The World’s Smallest Computer”

At IBM Think 2018, the tech company unveiled what they claim is the world’s smallest computer. The machine (smaller than a grain of sea salt) cost less than 10 cents to manufacture and has the computing power of an old x86 chip. That’s enough for it to be “a data source for blockchain applications,” according to Mashable, who notes that its purpose will be to …

IBM’s Watson Reads the Tone of Your Email

Before you start responding to the weekend’s emails, you may want to consult IBM’s Watson. The artificially intelligent computer is now equipped to analyze the tone and sentiment of text. More specifically, it can determine if a passage is cheerful, negative or angry, open, agreeable or conscientious, and it will even describe how analytical, confident or tentative it is. After figuring out what you’re trying …