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  • Winning the Great #ArtificialIntelligence War | @ThingsExpo #IoT #AI #ML #DL #DX 12 Dec 2017 14:18 SYS-CON There is a war a-brewin’, but this war will be fought with wits and not brute strength. Ever since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s declaration that “the nation that leads in AI (Artificial Intelligence) will be the ruler of the world,” the press and …
  • Alfred Chuang, Former BEA Systems CEO and Sun Microsystems Executive, Joins HackerRank's Board of Directors 12 Dec 2017 14:06 4-traders PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HackerRank, a platform that helps companies evaluate technical talent based on skill, announced today the appointment of Alfred Chuang, founder and chief executive of Magnet Systems, to its Board of …
  • The Lighting Revolution 12 Dec 2017 13:51 Fleet Owner Magazine Lighting has long been a central yet subtle concern among fleets, if for no other reason than inoperative lights on trucks and trailers quickly get the attention of roadside inspectors—and not in a good way. In fact, more than 25% of all Compliance, …
  • Indian tech start-ups, auto makers at full throttle on self-driving vehicles 12 Dec 2017 13:22 livemint.com Gurugram/Bengaluru: One sureshot—and, perhaps, foolish—way to test autonomous, or driverless, vehicle technology is to step in front of a four-wheeler equipped with it. If the tech works, the vehicle will stop or steer itself away to avoid you. If it …
  • Karamba Security Launches End-to-End Automotive Authentication with Zero Network Overhead 12 Dec 2017 13:08 GlobeNewswire BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. and HOD HASHARON, Israel, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Karamba Security, the world leader in automotive cyberattack prevention, today announced SafeCAN, its new security software that seamlessly protects automotive networks …
  • Karamba Security Invited to Join Auto-ISAC Industry Alliance and Present its Cyberattack Prevention at First Annual Summit 12 Dec 2017 13:08 GlobeNewswire BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. and HOD HASHARON, Israel, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Karamba Security, the world leader in automotive cyberattack prevention, has been invited to join the Automotive-Information and Sharing Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) and …
  • Aeronyde Receives $4.7M Seed Funding To Build Drone Infrastructure 12 Dec 2017 13:07 GlobeNewswire Aeronyde We build systems for autonomous vehicles to fly safely and securely in urban areas. Our work provides flexible infrastructure for aerial logistics, transportation, and data collection. Aeronyde MELBOURNE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- …
  • My Not Too Fast, Not Too Furious Ride In A Self-Driving Uber 12 Dec 2017 12:59 Investing.com PITTSBURGH — It’s about 10 minutes into my ride in one of Uber’s mostly autonomous vehicles, and I’m starting to feel a little carsick. The car suddenly hits the brakes — hard — and the audio equipment I’m using for this story goes flying off the seat. “I …
  • Revised cyber crimes Bill irons out sticking points 12 Dec 2017 11:14 News The Bill proposes revisions to the offences of unlawful access to data, incitement of violence and cyber bullying. The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has moved to address some sticking points that had tarnished the Cybercrimes and …
  • LKQ-Stahlgruber Deal: Moving Into Germany 12 Dec 2017 11:03 Seeking Alpha LKQ (LKQ) announced another sizable acquisition in Europe, prompting me to review the outlook for the business. In fact it was about a year ago when I checked on the prospects for the business in an article titled, "Excellent long term value creator …
  • Cloudera, Tata Communications form strategic partnership to tackle big data 12 Dec 2017 10:56 Computer Business Review Add to favorites Cloudera, Tata Communications aim to boost business growth by offering a solution suite to optimise data use. Tata Communications and Cloudera aim to tackle the data deluge enterprises are facing by offering a service to help unleash the …
  • Audi CEO turns down any plans to sell Ducati 12 Dec 2017 09:45 FinancialExpress.com Germany’s Audi has abandoned plans to sell its Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, its chief executive Rupert Stadler said, in a sign of confidence that the carmaker expects to be able to carry the costs of its transformation.Steps to reduce costs by 10 …
  • Protecting intelligent transportation systems: A Trend Micro report 12 Dec 2017 09:05 News It is becoming more and more evident that we've begun to live in a science fiction movie. Connected cars and autonomous vehicles have become more of a reality and now, with the advent of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), we are heading towards …
  • Audi CEO drops plan to sell motorcycle brand Ducati 12 Dec 2017 09:04 Reuters * To spend 500 mln euros on staff digital training -CEO * 11 grammes CO2 overshoot may mean 1 bln euro fine -CEO * Audi to dissolve diesel task force in Q1 2018 -CEO By Andreas Cremer INGOLSTADT, Germany, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Germany’s Audi has abandoned …
  • Autoliv plans to move ahead with listing of electronics... 12 Dec 2017 08:57 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 03:26 EST, 12 December 2017 | Updated: 03:26 EST, 12 December 2017 STOCKHOLM, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Sweden's Autoliv said on Tuesday it plans to move ahead with a listing of its electronics business, which makes radars, visions …
  • Autoliv plans to move ahead with listing of electronics business 12 Dec 2017 08:33 Reuters STOCKHOLM, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Sweden’s Autoliv said on Tuesday it plans to move ahead with a listing of its electronics business, which makes radars, visions systems and driver assistance software. It said it expected the spin-off and listing of the …
  • Trillion Dollar “Mobility Services” Opportunity to Drive Major Changes in Automotive Ecosystem Led by China, New Research Service From IHS Markit Says 12 Dec 2017 08:21 MarketWatch.com BEIJING, Dec 12, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- New car-based “mobility services” will become a trillion dollar industry by 2040 – up from essentially zero a decade ago – with China at the forefront of this transformation. The growth in mobility services is one …
  • 'Our playground': London cyclists find utopia in Regent's Park 12 Dec 2017 08:15 The Guardian It’s half past seven on a mild October morning, just getting light, and I am waiting with my bike at one of the most tranquil spots in central London, under a canopy of trees on the Inner Circle. Hidden away inside Regent’s Park, the Inner Circle is a …
  • Chinese truck maker rides electric boom 12 Dec 2017 06:25 China Economic Net FAW Jiefang Automotive Co. Ltd., an established Chinese truck manufacturer, has opened its first production base for electric trucks. The base in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao is expected to produce 50,000 full electric trucks each year, according …
  • First on-road tests for self-driving Jaguar Land Rovers being conducted 12 Dec 2017 06:03 Muscat Daily As part of the £20m UK Autodrive project, Jaguar Land Rover is testing a range of research technologies that will allow cars to talk to each other as well as roadside infrastructure, such as traffic lights on the roads of Coventry. The trials will explore …
  • Bright sparks drive tricky takeovers 12 Dec 2017 05:47 Investing.com Chloe Cornish December 12, 2017 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature or Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it …
  • Trying to Bypass Anxiety on the Road to Driverless Cars 12 Dec 2017 05:32 International Herald Tribune Ford Motor has set a goal of producing a self-driving car with no steering wheel and no pedals by 2021, allowing time to make sure such technology can be managed safely. General Motors may have taken a significant step forward with its Super Cruise system …
  • Europe Edition: New York, Vladimir Putin, Johnny Hallyday: Your Tuesday Briefing 12 Dec 2017 05:32 International Herald Tribune _____ Photo Credit Olivier Hoslet/European Pressphoto Agency • In Brussels, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel tried, and failed, to get E.U. leaders to follow the Trump administration and recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. (The bloc is …
  • Tech jobs are already in the Valley, but legislators need to push for more 12 Dec 2017 05:21 Merced Sun Star If you want to get a glimpse of Google’s self-driving cars, you’ll have to look a little outside Silicon Valley. The company is busy making sure the cars can handle unexpected situations, like being cut off by a human-driven car. But it’s doing it in a …
  • Uber's Massive Scraping Program Collected Data About Competitors Around The World 12 Dec 2017 05:10 Gizmodo For years, Uber systemically scraped data from competing ride-hailing companies all over the world, harvesting information about their technology, drivers, and executives. Uber gathered information from these firms using automated collection systems that …
  • Will Autonomous Vehicles Fix Nation’s Distracted Driving Problem? 12 Dec 2017 04:45 Foothills Paper With all the scientific discoveries, technological breakthroughs, and revolutionary ideas over the years, people have still not figured out a way to eradicate car accidents. That time could finally be approaching, however, if proponents of self-driving …
  • Will Robots Take Our Children’s Jobs? 12 Dec 2017 04:20 New York Times But that job is suddenly looking iffy as A.I. gets better at reading scans. A start-up called Arterys, to cite just one example, already has a program that can perform a magnetic-resonance imaging analysis of blood flow through a heart in just 15 seconds, …
  • Preparing for jobs that don't exist 12 Dec 2017 02:45 The New Zeland Herald It's been called the biggest workplace revolution since industrialisation swept the world in the 19th century and like the industrial revolution it is likely to change our working landscape forever. Automation is coming and those who ignore it do so …
  • Will humans worship a robot god? 12 Dec 2017 02:36 The New Zealand Herald A religion based around a robot god will succeed because humans tend to "worship supreme understanding", experts have claimed. One researcher has said the same drive that compels people to believe in higher beings and follow religions will also …
  • Former Google engineer starts church to follow artificially intelligent being 12 Dec 2017 02:24 The New Zeland Herald A religion based around a robot god will succeed because humans tend to "worship supreme understanding", experts have claimed. One researcher has said the same drive that compels people to believe in higher beings and follow religions will also …
  • Paranoid about Google and Amazon spying on you? You’re just paying attention 12 Dec 2017 02:09 The Malaysian Star A study out from Accenture this week found that half of Philadelphia respondents were creeped out by intelligent services running on their digital devices, by software tools they both rely on and fear. Because that smart stuff gets to know so much about …
  • Why humans will happily follow a robot messiah 12 Dec 2017 02:03 Northern Advocate A religion based around a robot god will succeed because humans tend to "worship supreme understanding", experts have claimed. One researcher has said the same drive that compels people to believe in higher beings and follow religions will also …
  • Ford exec: Hybrids are better suited for self-driving cars than EVs 12 Dec 2017 01:14 While Ford is making a conservative choice to stick with gas-powered autonomous cars, it's hoping to eke out an edge with longer ranges than competitors' electric vehicles. After all, it's a lot quicker to fill up a gas tank than fully …
  • GM “Absolutely” Could Re-Enter or Europe, Says CEO Barra – or Quit Even More Markets 12 Dec 2017 00:27 TheDetroitBureau.com GM CEO Mary Barra covered a variety of topics with reporters during a Q&A with the Automotive Press Association in Detroit. Just months after closing the sale of its long-troubled Opel/Vauxhall subsidiary, General Motors CEO Mary Barra said she …
  • BC mining key building block for tech sector 12 Dec 2017 00:15 MINING.com The future of the B.C. economy will not be a story of the nascent tech sector replacing the natural resources sector, according to one of the province’s top bureaucrats. Speaking at the Naturally Resourceful event in Vancouver on November 29, CJ Ritchie, …
  • Will Robots Take Our Children’s Jobs? 11 Dec 2017 23:31 The New York Times CreditRichie Pope Dec. 11, 2017Like a lot of children, my sons, Toby, 7, and Anton, 4, are obsessed with robots. In the children’s books they devour at bedtime, happy, helpful robots pop up more often than even dragons or dinosaurs. The other day I asked …
  • The Connected Car and Where Satellite Fits In 11 Dec 2017 23:29 Satellite Today Automotive telematics pioneers harking back 20 years to tinkerers at Volvo Cars saw a hybrid cellular-satellite connectivity proposition as the ideal connectivity solution. Volvo learned the hard way, at that time, that the satellite industry is a fickle …
  • Can self-driving cars even honk their own horns? 11 Dec 2017 23:26 Mashable Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will likely change the way we get around forever, but the AI that controls them might not be able to tell other cars on the road when they're driving like assholes. At least not at first. Case in point: The City of Las …
  • Ford says hybrids beat electric for self-driving cars 11 Dec 2017 23:07 CNBC Hybrids make better self-driving cars than the electric cars some automakers are using, a top Ford executive said Monday. Hybrid cars will be able to stay on the road for longer periods of time than electrics — Ford plans to have its cars on the road for …
  • Drones, Driverless: Risks, Opportunities 11 Dec 2017 22:52 Pianet Legal experts say drones and self-driving vehicles offer both great opportunities and new exposures for the insurance sector. Federal and state lawmakers have passed laws regulating self-driving vehicles. The movement toward autonomous vehicles and drones …
  • Hybrids beat EVs as self-driving cars, Ford exec claims - Roadshow 11 Dec 2017 22:52 C Net General Motors has tied a good bit of its self-driving car development to the battery-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV. But Ford thinks there's a better solution than EVs, at least to start. Ford will develop its autonomous technology using gas-electric …
  • Ford’s 300-mile electric crossover will now be built in Mexico - Roadshow 11 Dec 2017 22:51 C Net Remember when Ford said it was going to build its 300-mile electric crossover in the US? Well, plans have changed. Ford's new electric crossover, which is believed to pack 300 miles of range, will now be built at the Cautitlan plant outside Mexico …
  • China’s Newest EV Looks to be World Champion 11 Dec 2017 22:43 TheDetroitBureau.com WM Motor's founder Freeman Shen introduced the company's first sport-utility EV in Shanghai. The electric vehicle market in China is quickly becoming highly competitive and this is before Tesla has been given the all clear from the government to …
  • Ford’s 300-mile eletrirossover will now be built in Mexio 11 Dec 2017 22:18 Investing.com Remember when Ford said it was going to build its 300-mile electric crossover in the US? Well, plans have changed. Ford's new electric crossover, which is believed to pack 300 miles of range, will now be built at the Cautitlan plant outside Mexico …
  • After Raising $27M, Ouster to Plans Mass Manufacture of LiDAR Units 11 Dec 2017 22:04 Xconomy Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is one of the most important technologies underpinning the development of driverless cars. LiDAR systems feed raw sensor data to the car’s brain, creating a 3D picture of the surrounding environment and enabling …
  • Commentary: Like Streaming Football Games? Then You Should Be Against Net Neutrality. 11 Dec 2017 22:00 CNNfn The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote Thursday to repeal the net neutrality doctrine, sending the Internet back to the way it was before the current rules took effect in 2015. This decision has sparked predictions that the Internet will …
  • Wenco and Hitachi Construction Machinery Announce Successful... 11 Dec 2017 21:50 SF Gate Wenco International Mining Systems announces the successful completion of trials of Hitachi Construction Machinery’s autonomous mine haul trucking program developed in conjunction with Wencomine dynamic dispatch fleet management software. Richmond, BC ( …
  • Lidar costs $75,000 per car. If the price doesn't drop to a few hundred bucks, driverless cars won't go mass market. 11 Dec 2017 21:29 Los Angeles Times As the real-world deployment of driverless cars draws near, the race is on to make them even remotely affordable. The systems that currently drive robot cars cost upward of $100,000 per vehicle – not counting the cost of the car itself. Until that price …
  • San Francisco Cracks Down on Delivery Robots 11 Dec 2017 21:28 ExtremeTech San Francisco has been home to many quirky, forward-thinking technology startups over the years. There have been services that will fill your gas tank, mail you rolls of quarters, and even more ridiculous things. But delivery robots are just going too far …
  • Former Casey aide will lobby for Libyans 11 Dec 2017 20:53 The Politico With Aubree Eliza Weaver FORMER CASEY AIDE WILL LOBBY FOR LIBYANS: Ari Mittleman, a former aide to Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), has signed a top official with a Libyan militia that’s been accused of human rights violations as his first foreign lobbying client. …