New payment apps, AI being used in Coca Cola, robots doing your taxes, and more in this week’s tech news!

Google’s new payment app for India uses sound to transfer money

You heard it! Google is using sounds inaudible to human ears to transfer money from one person’s phone to another. Is it safe? Yes! It is protected by Tez Shield, a data security platform that “detects fraud and protects user identity.” If you’re headed to India anytime in the near future, you might want to consider downloading this app!

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

You know that AI and Big Data is rapidly growing. Its no surprise that a large company like Coca Cola would dive into it too.  Coke works hard to use its data to make positive changes or additions to the company.  How has it worked so far? Recently it has used AI and Big Data to recognize that many customers were mixing cherry and Sprite together. As a result, Cherry Sprite is set to launch as a new flavor.

Robots will soon do your taxes and your bookkeeper is cool with that

Accountants need not worry that robots are going to take over their jobs altogether, but rather help make their lives much easier! Read this article to discover how AI robots are going to change the future of getting your taxes done!

Samsung Galaxy S8 users can finally disable the Bixby button

We’ve all had that moment when we accidentally activated Bixby, the smart virtual assistant, in the middle of class or a meeting at work.  It’s distracting and kind of a pain when you’re not trying to access Bixby.  Samsung is now letting its users disable Bixby.

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