27 May 2017
The online booking giant’s new immersive platform will allow guests to take a sneak peak of their hotel room before they book.
A total of 56 new characters – with another including a woman with a headscarf – are being introduced, firstly on Twitter and later on Facebook.
Via Straits Times
26 May 2017
22 May 2017
Researchers at Yale University are using containers equipped with audio-visual technology to facilitate debate around policing and imprisonment in poorer communities.
25 May 2017
The city’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Art, whose Exhibition 1 features the non-figural drawings and photographs of four artists, opened on May 4 in Soho.
17 May 2017
Being, which has been developed alongside Gen Z expert Chloe Combi, aligns with teens’ values of self-expression, identity and exploration.
12 May 2017
Via Fast Company
24 May 2017
16 May 2017
Via Cosmetics Design North America
The part e-tailer, part online magazine, which launched last year, is bridging the gap between African designers and the rest of the world.
The Swedish retailer’s new packaging for ground beef uses 82% less material than traditional plastic trays.
Via European Supermarket Magazine
The furniture retailer has confirmed that its HomeSmart range will soon be compatible with Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s HomeKit.
18 May 2017
23 May 2017
Via Design Week
Sales of smart leashes, feeders and collars are booming among the country’s middle class, and there’s no sign that things are slowing down.
The autonomous vehicle, which was partly developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was successfully tested in a hospital.
Chipmaking firm Qualcomm demonstrated, using a 100m test track, that two Renault Kangoo vans could be charged using under-the-road cables.
Via Financial Times
Via The Guardian
19 May 2017
The chainmail-like fabric, which has been created by Lord of the Rings set designer Kayne Horsham, is produced using a recyclable polycarbonate.
New research has revealed that, for the first time, more than half of US households have a smartphone but not a landline telephone.
Via Pew Research Center
Facebook-owned Instagram is trialling a venture into the direct response advertising market with a model that directly competes with rival Snapchat.
Via The Drum
Brighton and Hove will be Deliveroo Edition’s first locations outside of London – and eight more cities will follow by the end of the year.
Via Big Hospitality
Google Brain is turning the company’s memory learning expertise to healthcare, to predict medical events that might happen to patients.
The Asia-Pacific region’s prominence as a region of luxury consumers is becoming more pronounced thanks to the 3.5m high-net-worth individuals located there.
Via Luxury Daily
Via The Next Web
9 May 2017
Via ABC News
Decoded Fashion’s London summit welcomed a large number of start-ups from the worlds of fashion, retail and technology. These are the four worth watching.
The price of wholesale solar in the country has reached a record low, which makes it likelier that it will meet – and exceed – its renewable targets.
Via Cosmetics Business
20 May 2017