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GooglesAlphaGoAI-052317.jpg Google's artificial intelligence or AI player AlphaGo defeated world's number one Go player Ke Jie of China. Go is an ancient Chinese board game, harder than chess.

AmazonEcho-050917.jpg Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) to unveil a new Echo speaker with a screen that will incorporate video-calling capabilities, according to the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.

facebook-oculus-050517.jpg Facebook Inc. is shutting down the Oculus Story Studio, its in-house studio launched two years ago to produce virtual reality content for the Oculus VR headset. The move is part of the company's focus on supporting external VR content makers.

PlayStation5-050117.jpg Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 5 may arrive earlier than expected, with an analyst predicting that the consumer electronics giant will release the game console in the second half of 2018. Macquarie Capital Securities analyst Damian Thong has predicted that the PlayStation 5 will arrive in the second half of next year, less than five years after the release of the PlayStation 4 in late 2013.

Google-Hamilton-042817.jpg With Google's $15 cardboard viewer, a smartphone and various virtual realty images, students of Oakland made a real-like journey to historic sites and experienced the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of U.S.

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