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  • A 2020 candidate sounds the alarm about robots and your job 19 Feb 2018 14:02 Seattle Times Businessman and presidential candidate Andrew Yang is building his platform around warning that automation and advanced artificial intelligence will soon make millions of jobs obsolete, and he advocates establishing a universal basic income for …
  • Up, up and away: State to develop strategy for space enterprise 19 Feb 2018 13:43 Irish Times A new strategy to set out how the Republic can maximise the benefit of its investment in the European Space Agency (ESA) and the EU’s flagship space programmes is to be developed by the Government. The Republic has committed €90 million in spending to the …
  • 5G is less sexy sizzle, and more substance at MWC 19 Feb 2018 13:12 Cnet 5G will bring higher speeds to our phones than ever before, and it's ready and raring to go… Well, almost. The advent of 5G, the next generation of cellular technology, comes loaded with promises. It will enable smart cities, wireless streaming video …
  • Morning Update: Money laundering and B.C. real estate; Patrick Brown; Florida school-shooting survivors 19 Feb 2018 12:18 Globe and Mail Good morning, These are the top stories: Globe investigation into money laundering in B.C. real estate will lead to new rules, AG says Story continues below advertisement B.C.'s top lawmaker says the province will bring in new, concrete measures to …
  • MWC 2018 preview: first 5G results, with big ambitions 19 Feb 2018 11:59 Telecompaper Mobile World Congress starts on 26 February, and the network equipment vendors and mobile operators are expected to outline their latest technological developments and plans for the coming years. Several 'proofs of concept' for 5G services are …
  • Cartrack’s Live Vision could change the face of South African driving 19 Feb 2018 11:49 Citizen While driverless cars steal the “visionary” media headlines, other technologies are already having a profound impact on South Africa’s roads… The technology boom is changing many aspects of life, from how we socialise and share news through to how we …
  • Alphabet’s Waymo wins approval for first driverless ride-hailing service 19 Feb 2018 10:19 Indian Express By: Bloomberg | Updated: February 19, 2018 3:11 pm The designation lets Waymo’s fleet of driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivans pickup and drop off paying riders in Arizona through a smartphone app or website, the spokesman said on Friday. (File Photo) The …
  • Post-Amazon bid, Orlando tech regroups behind startup successes 19 Feb 2018 10:15 Orlando Sentinel Pushing the Orlando tech scene’s incremental successes would create a stream of good news that could build momentum and enhance the region’s profile, tech leaders say. That would also give area officials a chance to better compete for major projects like …
  • Google’s Waymo wins approval for first driverless ride-hailing service 19 Feb 2018 09:01 Indian Express By: Bloomberg | Updated: February 19, 2018 1:52 pm The designation lets Waymo’s fleet of driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivans pickup and drop off paying riders in Arizona through a smartphone app or website, the spokesman said on Friday. (File Photo) The …
  • ET GBS 2018: Shared mobility a fix for urban transport woes, says Uber CEO 19 Feb 2018 08:44 Economic Times It’s no secret that India is grappling with the consequences of rapid urbanisation. As the country’s cities have grown, they have faced many challenges, especially in transportation. It’s an increasingly difficult task to move India’s millions of city …
  • Space the place for Irish tech firm InnaLabs as it wins €2.6m contract 19 Feb 2018 08:08 Irish Times Irish technology company InnaLabs has secured a €2.6 million contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) less than a year after it received a near €1 million deal with the same organisation. The Enterprise Ireland-backed company, which was established …
  • KT, KIST succeed in one-to-many quantum encrypted communication 19 Feb 2018 08:03 Korea Herald KT, KIST succeed in one-to-many quantum encrypted communication Telecom company KT and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology said Monday that they had succeeded in sending one-to-many quantum encrypted communication on KT‘s commercial network. The …
  • Phil Twyford says Ministry of Transport can deliver on his policies, despite shocker review 19 Feb 2018 06:36 Stuff HENRY COOKE Last updated 18:12, February 19 2018 GETTY IMAGES Transport Minister Phil Twyford announcing Labour's Auckland transport policy during the election. He's confident his ministry can deliver on that policy's bold plans. Transport …
  • 5G is helping make Pyeongchang the most high-tech Olympics ever 19 Feb 2018 06:15 CNN Major companies like Samsung and Intel are showing off their technology, including self-driving cars, virtual-reality viewing stations and super-fast video streaming. At the helm of it all is 5G, the wireless network technology that mobile carriers around …
  • EDITORIAL: Attack distracted driving to reduce increase in U.S. highway deaths 19 Feb 2018 05:44 Henderson View The increase in U.S. traffic deaths tracks nicely with the popularity of smartphones and drivers who can’t put their devices down long enough to safely operate a motor vehicle. Nevada saw a 7 percent drop in traffic fatalities in 2017, according to the …
  • Shared mobility a fix for urban transport woes, says Uber CEO 19 Feb 2018 05:43 The Times of India It’s no secret that India is grappling with the consequences of rapid urbanisation. As the country’s cities have grown, they have faced many challenges, especially in transportation. It’s an increasingly difficult task to move India’s millions of city …
  • 5G helps make Pyeongchang most high-tech Olympics ever 19 Feb 2018 05:35 CNN Major companies like Samsung and Intel are showing off their technology, including self-driving cars, virtual-reality viewing stations and super-fast video streaming. At the helm of it all is 5G, the wireless network technology that mobile carriers around …
  • Huge demand for data centres means more ball bearings 19 Feb 2018 05:04 News There’s a good chance your Instagram photos are making money for Japanese ball-bearings manufacturer Minebea Mitsumi Inc. The Tokyo-based company, which counts Apple Inc. as one of its main customers, makes various components used in data centers. That …
  • Uber Reaches $245M Settlement in Case Over Self-Driving Cars 18 Feb 2018 20:43 NBC Dallas-Fort Worth A high-profile legal battle between Uber and Google-spin-off Waymo, which accused the ride-hailing company of stealing its self-driving car technology, came to a close Friday after the two companies reached a settlement Friday. Both sides in the case …
  • There's little future in 2040 plan 18 Feb 2018 18:31 Irish Independent 0 Comments There's little future in 2040 plan Independent.ie So did you have a good National Development Plan? Did your area get a few quid? A new bit of motorway? A stop on a light rail network? From a technology perspective, there wasn't much in …
  • Apple's biz model will backfire in self-driving cars 18 Feb 2018 17:47 business-standard Fans of self-driving cars will have breathed a sigh of relief at the news that Uber and Google’s Waymo, two giants in the industry, have settled their intellectual-property lawsuit. This removes a huge distraction for companies, and freeing them up to …
  • NVIDIA’s Earnings Report Reveals a Worrying Problem 18 Feb 2018 16:57 FOX Business The NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) juggernaut continues to outperform as the graphics card specialist topped Wall Street expectations once again with a terrific showing in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018. The company reported a steep rise in its revenue and …
  • DESC cybersecurity innovation competition gets strong response 18 Feb 2018 16:53 ITP.net Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has received an "overwhelming" response for its first Innovation in Cyber Security Awards. DESC said that it has had a large number of strong entries from universities in the region and worldwide for the …
  • Waymo gets approval for driverless ride-hailing service 18 Feb 2018 16:21 Taipei Times The first US commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved. Waymo, a unit of Alphabet Inc, received a permit late last month from the Arizona Department of Transportation to operate as a transportation network company, according …
  • Wheels24.co.za | Utopia or nightmare? The answer lies in how we embrace self-driving, electric and shared vehicles 18 Feb 2018 15:35 Wheels24 2018-02-18 13:00 London - Emerging transport disruptions could lead to a series of nightmare scenarios and poorer transport systems unless we have sensible and informed public policy to avoid this. Of course, some foresee a utopian scene: self-driving …
  • The power of dialogue in a disrupted world 18 Feb 2018 15:04 MENAFN (MENAFN - Asia Times) Geopolitical challenges are combining with technologically-driven disruptions to create new immensely complex global problems. None can be resolved without open dialogue between parties that rarely interact By February 18, 2018 2:50 …
  • UB looks to jolt tepid fundraising with $600 million campaign 18 Feb 2018 14:54 Buffalo News Long before Stephen E. Still became a millionaire, University at Buffalo officials quietly cultivated him as a potential major donor. "They'd say, 'Gee, are you free for a coffee?' " recalled Still, a 1976 UB alumnus. "There was …
  • Pacers Gaming Has Got Next 18 Feb 2018 14:39 Indianapolis Monthly March 2018Megan FernandezComments Pacers Gaming, led by veteran WNBA executive Kelly Krauskopf, is assembling one of the most unusual professional basketball teams Hoosiers have ever seen.Photo by Tony Valainis Kelly Krauskopf should be wringing her hands …
  • Billionaire burn: Elon Musk v Mark Zuckerberg 18 Feb 2018 14:25 The New Zealand Herald It's rare - if not unheard of - to hear someone question Mark Zuckerberg's comprehension skills. The Facebook chief executive and social media icon is frequently lauded for his critical thinking and global vision, qualities that have helped him …
  • Sam Cossman’s Crazy-Fun, World-Improving, Somewhat Improbable Universe 18 Feb 2018 13:57 News The first time Sam Cossman went into the volcano, it was just for fun. The 33-year-old San Franciscan was still hungover from the failure of a startup, Qwake, which he had launched to create the kinds of unique, life-affirming adventures that improve the …
  • UB looks to jolt tepid fundraising with $600M campaign 18 Feb 2018 11:26 Buffalo News Long before Stephen E. Still became a millionaire, University at Buffalo officials quietly cultivated him as a potential major donor. "They'd say, 'Gee, are you free for a coffee?' " recalled Still, a 1976 UB alumnus. "There was …
  • IIHS Study Reveals What Automated Systems Drivers Like 18 Feb 2018 10:09 autoevolution Slowly, autonomous vehicles are making their way onto the roads. We are probably decades away, perhaps even more, before a Level 5 system is ready for operation, but until then more and more driver assistance systems make their way into everyday vehicles.
  • Hyundai unlocks new level of autonomous driving in South Korea 18 Feb 2018 09:39 Construction Week Online Hyundais fuel cell electric cars completed a self-driven 190km journey in South Korea. Hyundai has demoed Level-4 autonomous driving with a fleet of fuel cell electric cars across a distance of 190km. The manufacturer's electric units were driven from …
  • Telecom companies to show off 5G at MWC 18 Feb 2018 08:37 Korea Herald Korean telecom carriers are preparing to show off their latest 5G-related advancements at the Mobile World Congress as Korea races towards commercializing the ultra-fast network technology. Although 5G, or fifth-generation networks, is best-known for its …
  • Fears of bots in the workplace are likely overblown 18 Feb 2018 08:06 VentureBeat Journalists have used a lot of ink, both real and digital, to discuss the potential of AI to eliminate jobs. Autonomous vehicles, machines that read X-rays and search for new drugs, and algorithm-driven bots that respond to customer service inquiries are …
  • Alpha Zero and the future of artificial intelligence 18 Feb 2018 07:27 Rediff Prime Minister Modi inaugurates the Wadhwani Centre for Artificial Intelligence at IIT-Bombay today. 'One problem with machine learning is that extensive human inputs are required.' 'This is both an expense and time consuming.' 'If AIs …
  • [Monitor] LBS market to surpass W1tr 18 Feb 2018 06:51 Korea Herald The market for location based information services has been expanding rapidly with the size this year expected to surge 25 percent on-year to reach 1.2 trillion won ($1.1 billion), data by the Korea Internet and Security Agency showed. The data was based …
  • MENA region U.S. egg import value grows 73% in 2017 18 Feb 2018 06:12 MENAFN (MENAFN Editorial) Growing population, rising incomes, evolving dietary patterns and thriving tourism spark demand Dubai, 17 February 2018 - Middle Eastern consumers are showing a fast-growing appetite for eggs. According to the latest data from the U.S. …
  • Continued happy motoring 18 Feb 2018 05:39 The Herald Star There they sat, side-by-side, resting on a raised platform and protected by a foot or so of plexiglas. They are marvels of engineering, one representing all of the excitement and innovation that came out of Detroit in 1968, and the other a showcase of how …
  • As China marches forward on AI, the White House is silent 18 Feb 2018 03:15 SF Gate Photo: GIULIA MARCHI, NYT This iFlyTek robot, showed in Beijing in November, is part of the country’s artificial intelligence push. This iFlyTek robot, showed in Beijing in November, is part of the country’s artificial intelligence push. Photo: GIULIA …
  • Uber Settles Waymo Driverless Car Lawsuit 17 Feb 2018 22:56 NBC Bay Area A high-profile legal battle between Uber and Google-spin-off Waymo, which accused the ride-hailing company of stealing its self-driving car technology, came to a close Friday after the two companies reached a settlement Friday. Both sides in the case …
  • US egg exports to Bahrain increase 1713 percent 17 Feb 2018 22:48 24 X 7 News MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain has emerged the top US eggs consuming nation in MENA region, which grew 1713 percent in value in 2017 over 2016. Middle Eastern consumers are showing a fast-growing appetite for eggs. According to the latest data from the US …
  • Electric cars and technology are upending transportation as we know it. But is Colorado prepared? 17 Feb 2018 22:06 Denver Post Ready or not — the electric vehicle revolution is here. That’s the key takeaway from auto manufacturers, that — propelled in part by governmental pressure across the globe to boost fuel efficiency and cut back on pollution — are now investing heavily in …
  • Cape Fear Forward: Building a better Wilmington 17 Feb 2018 14:42 Star News As the Cape Fear region continues to grow and evolve, what will the future hold and what lessons can we learn from our past? By Tim Buckland StarNews Staff SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- As he drove around Wilmington, local architect Charles Boney marveled at the …
  • Tech: I drove the Model 3 for a couple of hours — and it's now my favorite Tesla (TSLA) 17 Feb 2018 14:34 Pulse We spent several hours taking the Tesla Model 3 on a first drive. Ben Zhang, Business Insider's senior transportation reporter, and I each took a turn at the wheel and put the car through its paces. What impressed us most about the Model 3 wasn't …
  • Office creativity: Hammocks, slides, operable windows, rooftop bars — but 'clean desks' and private offices are returning 17 Feb 2018 14:34 Sandiegouniontribune San Diego’s flipflop culture is invading the corporate office scene, where “casual Friday” is yesterday’s company amenity. To attract and retain those tech-savvy millennials and their dogs, companies are dispensing with time-tested nostrums and offering …
  • North Vancouver company Go99 aims to make trucking greener with its on-demand app 17 Feb 2018 13:09 Straight.com Transportation is the second-largest source of carbon emissions in Canada. As the country experiences freak weather incidents, rising sea levels, and prolonged forest fires, vehicles on the road continue to pump out greenhouse gases at increasing rates. …
  • Looking ahead: YOLO's technology for driverless cars can also be used for cancer research, track Gorillas 17 Feb 2018 12:50 Economic Times Before he delivered his TEDx talk - a rite of passage into success today - Joseph Redmon was already well-known in tech circles. Popular for creating an object detection system called YOLO, Redmon had set in motion advances in a wide range of fields - …
  • Uber to sell Southeast Asia unit to Grab: Report 17 Feb 2018 12:49 Economic Times Similar to its deal with Didi Chuxing in China, ride-hailing company Uber is reportedly planning to sell its Southeast Asia business to Grab for a sizable stake. According to a CNBC report, selling that operation to the Singapore-based company would help …
  • Govt creating aspiration for electric mobility 17 Feb 2018 12:43 The Economic Times A firm believer in last-mile solutions, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra told ET Now that the group is positioning the ATOM and the UDO as concepts of future mobility in cities. Edited excerpts: Nayantara Rai: You love Simcity. You started off by …