Sears and Amazon Expand their Partnership
Sears Auto Center announced that it’s working with Amazon to provide full-service tire installation and balancing for customers who purchase any brand of tires on Amazon.com.
The program is now available nationwide in the United States including Alaska and Hawaii.
Google India Rolls Out Digital Lending
Google Blog Post
Google announced that it is working to provide instant and pre-approved loans to Google Pay users through its partnership with India-based banks including HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, and Federal Bank.
Last year, Google launched an app called Tez, which will now be called Google Pay.
The app is being used by more than 22 million people and businesses every month.
Raytheon is Working on Artificial Intelligence Technology that Explains Itself
Raytheon announced that it’s developing a first of its kind neural network that explains itself.
The initiative is being built under DARPA’s Explainable Artificial Intelligence program which, according to a company press release, looks to help human users understand, trust and effectively manage AI.
According to the company, the project will allow AI programs to ‘show their work,’ which looks to increase the human user’s confidence in the AI’s suggestions.