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  • What will happen when a self-driving car kills a bystander? 24 Jun 2017 10:18 News As a social scientist researching emerging technologies, I am fascinated by the bumps, scrapes and abrupt turns of self-driving cars as they accelerate towards the market. Here is a technology whose algorithms are learning how to behave in the wild. For …
  • Tesla, others making sure drivers pay attention while driving 24 Jun 2017 09:35 Pakistan Today Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, that allow drivers to take their hands …
  • Greg Dempsey taking on role of AD at CCHS, will remain as head football coach 24 Jun 2017 09:03 WTOL.com We’ve heard of driverless cars before, but what about a driverless shuttle service? This fall, U of M will be the first school in the country to have an autonomous shuttle service for students and professors. More >> We’ve heard of driverless cars …
  • Porter’s Five Forces can help you achieve financial independence 24 Jun 2017 08:41 Stock Investing Advice We?re big advocates of a bottom-up approach here at The Motley Fool. We invest in individual companies instead of betting on sectors. This approach can help us ignore the relentless ‘noise’ of the market, but taking this approach too far can be dangerous …
  • JLR showcases new autonomous Range Rover 24 Jun 2017 07:45 Autocar India Jun 24, 2017 Jaguar Land Rover is demonstrating its new Range Rover Sport with autonomous driving technology for the first time at the Horiba test centre, Nuneaton. It will bring together JLR's portfolio of urban self-driving technologies. It is …
  • No, BlackBerry Is Not The Next Nvidia 24 Jun 2017 06:22 Seeking Alpha Rethink Technology business briefs for June 23, 2017. BlackBerry only avoids a loss because of the Qualcomm award Source: CBC BlackBerry's (NASDAQ:BBRY) GAAP revenue declined by 41% y/y to $235 million for its fiscal 2018 Q1 ending May 31. Basic …
  • Older men most likely to jump inside driverless cars, according to University of Calgary study 24 Jun 2017 04:34 Calgary Sun Men over 50 are the most likely to jump at the chance to get inside a driverless car, according to a new study from the University of Calgary. People who drive between 10 and 20 hours per week are about three times more likely to start using a driverless …
  • Uber said it’ll cover engineer’s bad acts from Waymo work 24 Jun 2017 04:27 Indian Express By: Bloomberg | Published:June 24, 2017 9:37 am Waymo alleges that in 2015, Anthony Levandowski and Uber Technologies Inc. hatched a plan for him to steal more than 14,000 proprietary files, including the designs for lidar technology that helps driverless …
  • Driverless shuttles on their way to U of M campus 24 Jun 2017 02:55 WTOL.com ANN ARBOR, MI (WTOL) - We’ve heard of driverless cars before, but what about a driverless shuttle service? This fall, the University of Michigan will be the first school in the country to have an autonomous shuttle service for students and professors. It’ …
  • Two taken to hospital after crash closes State Rt. 2 24 Jun 2017 02:55 WTOL.com We’ve heard of driverless cars before, but what about a driverless shuttle service? This fall, U of M will be the first school in the country to have an autonomous shuttle service for students and professors. More >> We’ve heard of driverless cars …
  • Older men likeliest to embrace driverless car technology: U of C study 24 Jun 2017 02:33 Metro Older men, possibly looking for a break from the daily commute, would be the likeliest early adopters of fully autonomous vehicles, according to a first-in-Canada study from the University of Calgary. The stated-preference survey of 485 men and women, …
  • Joe’s Liquors license renewed in RiNo after agreeing not to serve “habitual drunkards” 24 Jun 2017 02:28 The Denver Post Online SAN FRANCISCO – The plot to oust Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick began almost the moment he announced June 13 that he was taking a temporary break from the celebrated technology company caught up in scandals. The audacious effort to end Kalanick’s …
  • Uber Hired Ex-Google Exec Despite Knowledge of Stolen Info 24 Jun 2017 01:51 NBC Bay Area Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer — now accused of stealing self-driving car technology — despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer's property. The admission, contained in a Thursday …
  • Uber Admits They Knew Self-Driving Exec Had Waymo's Stolen Files 24 Jun 2017 01:42 SFist The latest court filing by Uber in the self-driving technology case brought by Waymo has them thoroughly throwing former self-driving vehicle division head Anthony Levandowski under the bus. The filing suggests that Uber, or at least its former CEO Travis …
  • French electric autonomous vehicle maker NAVYA to build 1st US assembly plant in Michigan; partnership with U Michigan 24 Jun 2017 01:07 Green Car Congress French electric autonomous vehicle maker NAVYA to build 1st US assembly plant in Michigan; partnership with U Michigan NAVYA, a pioneer in developing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles, will establish its first assembly plant outside of Europe in …
  • Intel Banks on Artificial Intelligence 24 Jun 2017 00:07 EEtimes LAKE WALES, Fla. — Last year, Intel Corp. acquired neural-network hardware maker Nervana and built Nervana’s chip, integrating it with Intel’s own on-processor deep-learning and artificial-intelligence (AI) capabilities. This month, Intel Capital invested …
  • 'Maybe they're tired': Older men more willing to give self-driving car a spin, study says 23 Jun 2017 23:36 Swerve An Uber driverless car navigates traffic during a test drive in San Franciso recently. A University of Calgary study has determined that older males are more likely to try a driverless car. Eric Risberg / AP Men over 50 are the most likely to jump at …
  • Silicon Valley’s Quest For Universal Connectivity 23 Jun 2017 23:34 NBC Bay Area Connecting the world's billions of unconnected souls has been a dream of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and tech giants for years. Employing everyone from scientists to seamstresses, labs have launched a series of projects and pilot programs around the …
  • Older men more willing to give self-driving car a spin, study says 23 Jun 2017 23:19 Calgary Herald An Uber driverless car navigates traffic during a test drive in San Franciso recently. A University of Calgary study has determined that older males are more likely to try a driverless car. Eric Risberg / AP Men over 50 are the most likely to jump at …
  • Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu 23 Jun 2017 23:17 TechCrunch Andrew Ng, the former chief scientist of Baidu, announced his next venture, Deeplearning.ai, with only a logo, a domain name and a footnote pointing to an August launch date. In an interesting twist, the Deeplearning.ai domain name appears to be …
  • The very Australian problem of roos and driverless cars 23 Jun 2017 23:07 ABC.net.au Posted June 24, 2017 08:28:12 Driverless car makers are discovering a unique problem as they begin to test the vehicles in Australia. It turns out the unusual way that kangaroos move completely throws off the car's animal detection system. "We…
  • Lawmakers: How Many Cyber Threat Centers Does the Government Need? 23 Jun 2017 22:33 Nextgov The Health and Human Services Department’s cyber threat sharing center hasn’t reached initial operating capacity yet, but a pair of senators already wonder if it’s a redundant effort. “It’s not clear that this new [HHS] cyber center is necessary or that …
  • Saturday Editorial: Sadly, Florida’s drivers are still pretty bad drivers 23 Jun 2017 22:28 The Florida Times-Union If a police officer in Florida sees a motorist texting while driving, he should be able to give that motorist a ticket. Pulling him over is likely to prevent an accident if not then, eventually. Evidence is clear that texting while driving is in the same …
  • Women designing the high-tech cars of tomorrow 23 Jun 2017 22:26 Daily Mail Women are not just in the driving seat when it comes to buying cars, they are increasingly designing the high-tech vehicles that you and I will be driving tomorrow. In engineering, manufacturing, testing, marketing and selling, as well as, increasingly, …
  • Self-driving dilemma: How to make the driver still pay attention 23 Jun 2017 22:26 Autoblog Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla's Autopilot, that allow drivers to take their …
  • Waymo Claims Former Uber CEO Was Aware Engineer Took Google Info 23 Jun 2017 21:38 Breitbart The Associated Press by Lucas Nolan22 Jun 20170 22 Jun, 2017 22 Jun, 2017 Bloomberg reports that Uber’s former CEO Travis Kalanick was reportedly approached by Anthony Levandowski, an engineer that oversaw Uber’s driverless car project and previously …
  • Nissan teases self-driving feature for next-generation car 23 Jun 2017 21:31 Daily Mail Nissan looks to be taking on Tesla in the race to self-driving cars, with the introduction of a new feature in its next-generation Leaf electric vehicle. The cars will feature a new technology called ProPILOT Assist that supports drivers by helping …
  • Google, an Alphabet (GOOGL) company, is using animals including elephants and camels to map remote pockets of the world. 23 Jun 2017 21:08 Market Realist High-Speed Competition: Key US Internet Updates PART 2 OF 10 By Naomi Gray  | Jun 23, 2017 3:10 pm EDT Capturing the imagery of sacred sites Google, an Alphabet (GOOGL) company, is using animals including elephants and camels to map remote pockets of the …
  • Tesla and other automakers are desperately trying to make sure drivers keep their hands on the wheel 23 Jun 2017 20:49 Business Insider FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model X is photographed alongside a Model S at a Tesla electric car dealership in Sydney Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible …
  • Mcity demos: Self-driving cars can be even safer with connected technology 23 Jun 2017 20:47 University of Michigan News ANN ARBOR—A car barrels through a red light, but the Lincoln MKZ leading the cross traffic doesn't T-bone it. In fact, the Lincoln never enters the intersection. It gradually slows down and yields to the law-breaking vehicle with time to spare. A car …
  • Older male drivers most open to trying driverless cars, Calgary study suggests 23 Jun 2017 20:14 CBC The first Canadian study measuring people's attitudes about driverless cars suggests men over 50 will be the most eager to give them a try. "For me, the results of both age and gender were surprising and interesting," said the study's …
  • Are Ford’s ‘Chariot’ vans the answer to Seattle’s traffic woes? 23 Jun 2017 20:12 KIRO Ford is eyeing Seattle as a city to implement its driveless transportation. (AP) Leaders from Ford met with Seattle transportation officials Wednesday to discuss how the city can manage the traffic demands of a booming region while integrating driverless …
  • A bleak scene from the driverless, fried-foodless, freedomless utopia envisioned by our ... 23 Jun 2017 19:25 Calgary Herald It’s 2041. As predicted by corporate executives and urban-planning activists, nobody needs to own a car. In fact, ownership is forbidden. Remember way back in 2017? That’s when Barrie Kirk of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence saw the …
  • Jaguar Land Rover Previews “Autonomous Urban Drive” Tech for City Navigation 23 Jun 2017 18:45 automobilemag.com a href="http://www.automobilemag.com/news/jaguar-land-rovers-future-april-2017/">Jaguar Land Rover has completed tests of an autonomous Range Rover Sport at the Horiba Mira Proving Ground in the U.K. The prototype is …
  • Better Buy: Ambarella Inc. vs NVIDIA 23 Jun 2017 18:43 The Motley Fool The contest between Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) and NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) isn't exactly an even one: Ambarella's revenue for its last fiscal year came in at just $310 million, while NVIDIA brought in $6.9 billion. Similarly, NVIDIA's market cap …
  • The Building Blocks for NFV's Ramp-Up 23 Jun 2017 18:02 Light Reading Network functions virtualization (NFV) has emerged as a revolutionary operational and service-building model that has grown into a booming market in a short time. Network by network, venue by venue, we are seeing a significant transformation in the …
  • For self-driving cars to succeed, insurance has to change 23 Jun 2017 17:48 Ottawa Sun
  • Group studies tsunamis on Great Lakes 23 Jun 2017 17:47 The Daily Mining Gazette An interesting, albeit somewhat unusual gathering, took place this week in Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research is hosting a three-day meeting of experts who are seeking ways to warn the general public …
  • Could Travis Kalanick be like Steve Jobs, and run Uber once again? 23 Jun 2017 17:41 The Washington Post The resignation of Uber’s Travis Kalanick this week punctuated an unusually steep fall for a high-flying chief executive. But the emergence of an employee petition calling for his return — combined with his outsized voting power on a board that still …
  • A bleak scene from the driverless, fried-foodless, freedomless future 23 Jun 2017 17:20 Financial Post It’s 2041. As predicted by corporate executives and urban-planning activists, nobody needs to own a car. In fact, ownership is forbidden. Remember way back in 2017? That’s when Barrie Kirk of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence saw the …
  • Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel 23 Jun 2017 16:51 Reuters By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON, June 23 WASHINGTON, June 23 Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, …
  • Your Tesla May Soon Pay For Itself 23 Jun 2017 15:27 CleanTechnica June 23rd, 2017 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EV Annex. Will there come a day when your Tesla simply pays for itself? According to the Wall Street Journal, that day may be coming soon. “Thanks to ride sharing and the looming introduction of …
  • Tesla May Have Taken Wrong Turn On Lidar 23 Jun 2017 15:24 Seeking Alpha We argued in a previous article that Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) might get to level 4 autonomous vehicles ('AV') by taking a different route from other companies with the same goal. Unlike most other companies, Tesla is dispensing with the lidar, the …
  • These are the new laws coming to the UK over the next two years 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Sunday Mercury The Government has revealed the new laws it plans to introduce over the next two years. They were announced as part of the Queen’s Speech earlier this week. And here’s a complete run-down. First, an explanation about the jargon. These proposed laws are …
  • TCS hired over 12,500 US employees from 2012-2016: Study 23 Jun 2017 14:56 business-standard TCS ranked number one in terms of US employee growth during that period, the study said, according to a release issued by TCS. The Chicago-based Cambridge Group calls itself a growth strategy expert. "Our industry-leading US recruitment, advanced …
  • Tata Consultancy Services hired over 12,500 US employees over five years: Study 23 Jun 2017 14:30 FinancialExpress.com TCS ranked number one in terms of US employee growth during that period, the study said. (IE image) Global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was among the top two job creators, recruiting more than …
  • Why driverless cars are changing the way Houston architecture firms design garages 23 Jun 2017 13:25 Bizjournals
  • For self-driving cars to succeed, insurance has to change 23 Jun 2017 12:12 Calgary Herald There’s beginning to be an air of immediacy to this whole autonomous driving thing, a rising momentum that makes protestations of civil liberties lost (as in some day we may not be allowed to drive our own cars) and Rise of the Machine doomsdays (i.e., …
  • If the Circuit of Wales doesn't get the go-ahead next week, what is plan B? 23 Jun 2017 11:56 ICWales The Welsh Government’s cabinet will make a huge decision next week when it decides whether to support the proposed £425m professional racetrack Circuit of Wales project in Blaenau Gwent. The company behind the project earmarked for 830 acres of …
  • LTA extends driverless car trials to NUS, Dover, Buona Vista 23 Jun 2017 11:20 TODAYonline SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is extending the on-road trials for driverless cars from the one-north vicinity to neighbouring areas such as the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Science Park 1 and 2, Dover and Buona Vista. …

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