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  • As Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern 26 Apr 2017 09:17 SF Gate Updated 2:16 am, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern. Amer Sharaf, the …
  • RDM Group hits US with autonomous vehicle expertise 26 Apr 2017 09:16 WorksManagement.co.uk Miles Garner, sales & marketing director at RDM, said the US offers a “massive opportunity” to take the technology developed in the UK to help some of the country’s ‘first and last mile’ transport issues. “When we attended the Texas A&M …
  • Daimler lifts earnings outlook as profit doubles 26 Apr 2017 08:59 MarketWatch BERLIN--Daimler AG (DAI.XE), the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, sharply raised its outlook for the year as it reported on Wednesday that net profit doubled, fueled by surging sport-utility vehicles sales and an improved outlook for the company's …
  • Daimler Raises Earnings Forecast as Spending Pressure Mounts 26 Apr 2017 08:57 The Washington Post (Bloomberg) -- Daimler AG raised its outlook for this year, even as soaring spending for a new line of electric cars holds back surging profit at Mercedes-Benz. The automaker predicted “significant” growth in group profit, compared with its previous …
  • Neurala Patents "Whole Brain" Approach to AI, the Basis of the Next Generation of AI 26 Apr 2017 07:47 Design and Reuse New method uses an integrated approach that more closely mimics the brain for significantly faster and more effective artificial intelligence. BOSTON—April 25, 2017—A new patent for “whole brain” systems for autonomous robotic control has been issued by …
  • Uber plans to test on-demand flying cars network by 2020 26 Apr 2017 07:09 BBC Image copyright Uber Image caption Uber plans to test flying cars by 2020 Uber has unveiled plans to partner with plane manufacturers to develop and test a network of flying cars by 2020. The ride-sharing company said it will run trials in the US city of …
  • Google’s Waymo, Chrysler Team Up to Offer Free Rides to Public 26 Apr 2017 06:38 Seo News April 26, 2017 By Jennifer Cowan in Technology Alphabet’s autonomous car unit is adding 500 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to its fleet as it opens up its early rider program to the public. Waymo, the self-driving car company that came out …
  • Uber to demo flying cars network by 2020 26 Apr 2017 06:34 BBC Image copyright Uber Image caption Uber plans to test flying cars by 2020 Uber has unveiled plans to partner with plane manufacturers to develop and test a network of flying cars by 2020. The ride-sharing company said it will run trials in the US city of …
  • Daimler Raises Earnings Forecast on Surging Mercedes Profit (1) 26 Apr 2017 06:29 The Washington Post (Bloomberg) -- Daimler AG raised its outlook for 2017 on surging profit from the Mercedes-Benz luxury-car unit and improving commercial-vehicle operations. The automaker predicted “significant” growth in group profit, compared with its previous forecast …
  • Waymo taking next step 26 Apr 2017 06:18 The Journal Gazette DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership. Waymo, Google's self-driving car project, said Tuesday it's adding 500 Chrysler …
  • Qualcomm Announces Top Eight Finalists for Cycle I of Qualcomm Design in India Challenge II 26 Apr 2017 06:12 MarketWatch.com SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated QCOM, +0.36% today announced the top eight finalists in the first cycle of Qualcomm® Design in India Challenge II (QDIC II), registrations for which started in January 2017. These …
  • Australian Mobility Industry at a Crucial Turning Point as Services Create Immense Growth 26 Apr 2017 06:11 MarketWatch.com SYDNEY, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing traffic congestion in urban areas as well as rising car insurance and maintenance costs are forcing Australia to transform its mobility industry. At the same time, with the emergence of smart …
  • best-ever unit sales, revenue and EBIT 26 Apr 2017 05:51 4-traders Daimler makes a very good start to the year 2017: best-ever unit sales, revenue and EBIT in a first quarter Unit sales significantly above prior-year level at 754,300 vehicles (+10%) Revenue up by 11% to €38.8 billion Group EBIT is 87% above prior-year …
  • UPDATE 2-AT&T revenue misses estimates as customers keep phones longer 26 Apr 2017 05:50 CNBC (Adds comments from conference call, background) April 25 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's quarterly revenue missed estimates due to lower equipment sales as customers held onto phones longer and rival wireless carriers offered new promotions on unlimited …
  • Waymo Is Hitting Uber Where it Hurts 26 Apr 2017 05:17 Nextgov First Waymo, the self-driving car unit spun off by Google parent Alphabet, filed a lawsuit to halt Uber’s work on autonomous vehicles. Now the company has launched its first public trial of self-driving cars in the Phoenix area of Arizona, which happens …
  • Cramer's lightning round: Buy, buy, buy this high-flying bank stock 26 Apr 2017 05:05 CNBC It's that time again! Jim Cramer rang the lightning round bell, which means he gave his take on caller favorite stocks at rapid speed: Bank of America Corp.: "OK, Bank of America was up in one of the, what, top four yesterday in the S&P? It …
  • A Ride Yankton County Will Not Want To Miss 26 Apr 2017 04:28 Press and Dakotan News In rural areas like Yankton County, we often take pride in how we are able to pool together our resources to help one another. It is by working as a team that we strengthen our communities and each other to face the challenges that come our way. I believe …
  • How driverless cars will be on UK motorways within THREE years 26 Apr 2017 04:28 Coventry Telegraph Driverless cars will be deployed on UK motorways in the next three years, a group of technology firms have announced. The project, described as the most complex autonomous vehicle trial anywhere in the world, will culminate in driverless cars travelling …
  • Cramer Remix: Why a cereal company and health care play have more in common than you think 26 Apr 2017 03:58 CNBC Then, after Dow components Caterpillar, DuPont, and McDonald's surprised the Street with huge earnings gains, Cramer looked into the companies to see if their wins were real or one-offs. The market has grown used to what Cramer calls " …
  • Waymo offers free rides in Arizona as its self-driving cars go into beta testing 26 Apr 2017 03:25 SiliconANGLE Waymo Inc., Google parent Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car division, has opened up testing in Phoenix, AZ. to the general public with a new beta testing program. Starting as of today, anyone in the Phoenix metropolitan area, including Gilbert, Tempe, Mesa …
  • Appeals court: Uber engineer can’t get help from the 5th Amendment 26 Apr 2017 02:53 Arc Technica reader comments 20 Anthony Levandowski, the embattled Uber engineer who has been accused of illegally downloading thousands of documents while he worked at Google, won't be able to stop Uber from handing over documents by pleading the Fifth Amendment. …
  • Radio Personality Delilah Honored at Day Two of 2017 NAB Show 26 Apr 2017 02:50 MarketWatch.com LAS VEGAS, Apr 25, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, completed its second day of sessions today. Industry leaders discussed the latest advances in …
  • Groq This: New AI Chips to Give GPUs a Run for Deep Learning Money 26 Apr 2017 02:49 HPCwire CPUs and GPUs, move over. Thanks to recent revelations surrounding Google’s new Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), the computing world appears to be on the cusp of a new generation of chips designed specifically for deep learning workloads. Google has been …
  • New research on overseas drivers challenges perceptions 26 Apr 2017 02:12 Scoop Press Release – Wintec Results from the study carried out in 2016 of overseas drivers in New Zealand has provided insights into issues that highlight the need for new policy to reduce accidents.MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017 New research on …
  • Henry's great grandson samples past, present and future as another motoring revolution beckons us 26 Apr 2017 01:43 Irish Independent For William Clay Ford Jr, it was an emotional visit to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first factory outside the US being established in Cork. It was also, I'm sure, a thoroughly enjoyable engagement for the executive chairman of the Ford Motor …
  • Court says Uber exec's 5th amendment defense can't stop Uber from giving Waymo some info 26 Apr 2017 01:31 Business Insider Anthony Levandowski. Otto Anthony Levandowski, the former Google executive at the center of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber, will not be allowed to use a Fifth Amendment argument to keep unredacted logs key to Waymo's case from being submitted to the …
  • Tech: Uber's lawyers have a big question in the self-driving car case: What did Larry Page know? (GOOG, GOOGL) 26 Apr 2017 01:21 Pulse Alphabet CEO Larry Page was thrust into the center of the high-profile legal drama involving Google, Uber and self-driving cars on Tuesday. At issue is a conversation that Page may, or may not, have had with Anthony Levandowski, the self-driving car …
  • Google co-founder Sergey Brin is reportedly building his own secret airship 26 Apr 2017 01:19 The Verge Google co-founder Sergey Brin is secretly building his own giant airship inside a NASA hangar, Bloomberg reports today. The craft — which apparently looks like a classic zeppelin — is housed at NASA’s Ames research facility, the publication’s sources say, …
  • What did Larry Page know? (GOOG, GOOGL) 26 Apr 2017 01:10 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer AP Alphabet CEO Larry Page was thrust into the center of the high-profile legal drama involving Google, Uber and self-driving cars on Tuesday.  At issue is a conversation that Page may, or may not, have had with Anthony Levandowski, the self-driving car …
  • Free rides offered by Alphabet's Waymo autonomous cars 26 Apr 2017 00:41 4-traders FILE PHOTO - Journalists take a test drive in a prototype of Google's own self-driving vehicle during a media preview of Google's current autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, CaliforniaSeptember 29, 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage San …
  • Apple's AI expert claims technology will enhance memory 26 Apr 2017 00:36 Daily Mail Siri co-founder and Apple product designer Tom Gruber envisions a future much like Black Mirror, where artificial intelligence augments human memories so we never forget anything again. ‘Superhuman abilities’ brought about by AI are ‘inevitable,’ Gruber …
  • Appeals court: Uber engineer can’t plead the 5th 26 Apr 2017 00:28 Arc Technica reader comments 3 Anthony Levandowski, the embattled Uber engineer who has been accused of illegally downloading thousands of documents while he worked at Google, won't be able to avoid handing over documents by pleading the Fifth Amendment. That' …
  • Buckle up! Uber to launch 'flying cars' by 2020 26 Apr 2017 00:27 Sify.com [U.S.], Apr. 26 (ANI): Uber is literally aiming for the skies as the tech company announced that it has struck partnerships with the cities of Dallas and Dubai to demonstrate a network of flying cars by 2020. At its Elevate Summit, Uber also announced a …
  • Tech: Court says Uber can't hide behind exec's 5th amendment defense to withhold info from Waymo 26 Apr 2017 00:24 Pulse Anthony Levandowski, the former Google executive at the center of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber, will not be allowed to use a Fifth Amendment argument to keep unredacted logs key to Waymo's case from being submitted to the court, according to an …
  • Uber's lawyers have one burning question: What did Larry Page know? 26 Apr 2017 00:04 Business Insider Alphabet CEO Larry Page was thrust into the center of the high-profile legal drama involving Google, Uber and self-driving cars.  At issue is a conversation that Page may, or may not, have had with Anthony Levandowski, the self-driving car pioneer who is …
  • Robots are delivering food in San Francisco 25 Apr 2017 23:58 The Malaysian Star San Francisco startup Marble on April 12 began giving its home town a taste of restaurant orders delivered by robot, confident that appetite for such service will grow around the world. Marble partnered with take-away meal ordering mobile application Yelp …
  • Uber's 'flying cars' set to land in Dallas by 2020 25 Apr 2017 23:45 The Sacramento Bee SAN JOSE, Calif. – Uber plans to demo its first "flying cars" in U.S. cities by 2020, the ride-hailing company said Tuesday, moving one step closer to a future where workers take to the air for their daily commutes. The first places to get a …
  • Tech: Uber's lawyers have a new battle plan: What did Larry Page know? (GOOG, GOOGL) 25 Apr 2017 23:25 Pulse Alphabet CEO Larry Page was thrust into the center of the high-profile legal drama involving Google, Uber and self-driving cars. At issue is a conversation that Page may, or may not, have had with Anthony Levandowski, the self-driving car pioneer who is …
  • Automakers ask California to ease rules for self-driving car tests 25 Apr 2017 23:20 Reuters By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Automakers on Tuesday urged the state of California to further ease its proposed regulations for autonomous vehicles, saying the state did not respond to their earlier objections by making enough revisions to …
  • Waymo is giving hundreds of people access to their own self-driving cars 25 Apr 2017 23:05 The Washington Post Alphabet’s self-driving technology company, Waymo, is giving hundreds of Phoenix-area residents access to their own autonomous vehicles, initiating one of the largest and most public efforts yet to put ordinary people inside cars of the future. The race …
  • Here's How You Can Apply To Get Free Rides In Waymo's Self-Driving Cars 25 Apr 2017 22:01 Phoenix New Times Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:16 a.m. Today, Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, announced that it has launched the first public trial of their self-driving taxi service, which they've been quietly testing in Chandler for the past year. And …
  • Waymo now offering free rides in self-driving cars for Phoenix residents 25 Apr 2017 21:54 ExtremeTech Self-driving cars have existed for several years, but you can’t just hop in one and go for a spin. Until now, you had to know someone who could get you a ride in one of these vehicles, but Alphabet’s Waymo has started offering regular folks a lift in its …
  • One of the biggest transportation changes underway has nothing to do with driverless cars 25 Apr 2017 20:44 Business Insider Bikes! Jon Niola/Flickr When I learned to drive, cars were pretty easy to understand: they ran on gas, which was fairly cheap, and they had radios. Other transportation options were limited to boats, buses, trains, planes, and motorcycles. If you …
  • Google begins offering rides in self-driving cars 25 Apr 2017 19:29 CNBC Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. The companies announced in the spring of last year that they would build 100 self-driving Chrysler …
  • FCA, Google offering rides in self-driving cars 25 Apr 2017 19:10 The Salt Lake Tribune Waymo — created by Google in 2009 — has given rides to the public before in its hometown of Mountain View, California. In 2015, it let a blind man ride around Austin, Texas, in one of its completely self-driving pods. The Phoenix program will be much …
  • Waymo offers Arizona residents free rides in self-driving cars 25 Apr 2017 19:06 Neowin.net Waymo, Google's autonomous car spin-off which launched last December, is now offering free rides in its autonomous vehicles to residents of Phoenix, Arizona. Individuals who are 18 years or over and live in specific metropolitan areas of Phoenix can …
  • Alphabet’s Self-Driving Cars To Get Their First Real Riders 25 Apr 2017 18:45 News 90681917 story Posted by msmash on Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:00PM from the they-are-here dept. After almost a decade of research, Google's autonomous car project is close to becoming a real service. From a report on Bloomberg: Now known as Waymo, the …
  • Alphabet's Waymo Offering Families Rides in Self-Driving Cars 25 Apr 2017 18:26 wsj.com Waymo LLC, the autonomous car unit of Google-parent Alphabet Inc., will dramatically expand its testing efforts by making hundreds of self-driving vehicles available to families and urban commuters in the Phoenix area. The test, which began on a limited …
  • Amazon might use driverless vehicles to deliver packages in the future 25 Apr 2017 18:18 Arc Technica Getty Images | Leon Neal reader comments 8 Amazon is constantly thinking of new ways it can cut costs and revolutionize the shipping and delivery industry. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Amazon formed a team about a year ago of a …
  • Waymo offers 'everyday access' to self-driving cars for select families 25 Apr 2017 17:45 The Washington Post Waymo is giving free “everyday access” to selected families in the Phoenix area, part of an effort to spur real-world adoption of the technology and build a base of future customers. Its announcement, coming in a tweet early Tuesday, also came as …

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