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  • Who will control the swarm? 25 Jul 2017 05:52 Stanford The world is already well on its way to a day when innumerable autonomous cars and drones buzz about, shuffling commuters to work and packages to doorsteps. In fact, there is new term for it floating around the circles of engineers and venture capitalists …
  • No driverless cars for India as it will lead to joblessness: Gadkari 25 Jul 2017 05:16 Business Today India Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said driverless cars will not be allowed in India as it will lead to joblessness. The road transport minister further said that instead the government will focus on training drivers as adequate driving skills can provide …
  • Over to Sunil Mittal in the battle of the telcos 25 Jul 2017 05:03 livemint.com In the high stakes battle of the telcos, it is Reliance Jio which has reeled off all the early winners. Bearing down on the market with freebies, including zero-price phones and aggressively low tariff plans, the Mukesh Ambani-led venture has caused …
  • Driverless cars will kill jobs, won't be allowed in India: Nitin Gadkari 25 Jul 2017 04:24 business-standard Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said driverless cars will not be allowed in India as it will lead to joblessness. The road transport minister further said that instead the government will focus on training drivers as adequate driving skills can …
  • Uber, Ola give driverless cars new meaning; know what 25 Jul 2017 03:51 FinancialExpress.com While Uber has 2.4 lakh drivers registered with them now, Ola has an estimated 6.5 lakh drivers working for it. Ondrilla S Sarkar Two of the country’s largest taxi aggregators, Ola and Uber, which together had over 11 lakh drivers on their platform in …
  • What are Intel's plans regarding 5G? 25 Jul 2017 03:45 BetaNews With just a few years to go before the expected introduction of superfast 5G networks around the world, the need for robust infrastructure to support the new networks is becoming paramount. 5G will usher in a new era of data handling, with consumers, …
  • 2018 Audi A8 is step closer to self-driving capability 25 Jul 2017 03:43 Ipswich Queensland Times TOMORROW, it turns out, can look much like yesterday. Audi's new A8 is the company's first car designed from the beginning to have proper self-driving capability - but its exterior style recycles the luxury-limousine look of the model it will soon …
  • Baidu: Strong Upside, A Short-Term Trigger And A Bright Future 25 Jul 2017 01:44 Seeking Alpha While tech stocks are hitting one all-time high after the other, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has been “dead money” for more than three years. On a quick glimpse, there does not appear to be a reason why this should change in the near future: revenues were only …
  • Government announces £246m battery investment 25 Jul 2017 01:14 The Engineer The government has launched a new £246m battery technology investment programme, known as the Faraday Challenge. (Credit: Tennen-Gas via CC) Part of the overarching Industrial Strategy, the four-year project will consist of three distinct phases designed …
  • Data management: What does the future hold? 25 Jul 2017 01:14 ComputerWeekly.com Transactional database management systems (DBMS) such as IBM DB2 or Microsoft SQL Server have a long and glorious history reaching back to the rule of the mainframe computing paradigm with one server and many users (be they humans or other computing …
  • Daimler and Bosch show off autonomous valet parking 25 Jul 2017 01:14 ComputerWeekly.com Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler and electronics giant Bosch are to test the world’s first automated valet parking service at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, using a smartphone app to let drivers automatically park their vehicles in assigned …
  • ‘Driverless cars will lead to job loss, won’t allow,’ says Nitin Gadkari 25 Jul 2017 00:43 Indian Express “We will not allow driverless cars in India. We don’t need it. Unemployment is a huge problem in our country. Each car gives job to a driver,” said Gadkari on Monday, while responding to queries from reporters. DRIVERLESS CARS, labelled as the future of …
  • Driverless cars won’t be allowed in India: Nitin Gadkari 25 Jul 2017 00:43 livemint.com New Delhi: Driverless cars will not be allowed in India because the government is not going to promote any technology that comes at the cost of jobs, minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said on Monday. “No driverless cars will be …
  • Driverless cars to be tested in E-ZPass Express Lanes 25 Jul 2017 00:38 Potomac Local Automation is coming to Northern Virginia’s E-ZPass Express Lanes. Driverless cars, or CAV’s (connected and autonomous vehicles) will soon be tested on the E-ZPass Express Lanes on Interstates 95 and 495 “during non-rush periods at times when the Lanes …
  • Google parent Alphabet reports earnings today, and profits are expected to take a big hit 25 Jul 2017 00:34 CNBC Alphabet's profit will be hurt by a $2.74 billion fine from European regulators for Google's practice of favoring its online shopping service over competitors. Alphabet said in a recent securities filing that it will book an accounting charge for …
  • Lyft exec: Even with self-driving cars, 'we will always need drivers' 25 Jul 2017 00:34 CNBC It will be years before an algorithm alone can navigate the busy streets of New York City, even with Lyft's expansive data sets about rider behavior. But some analysts believe that jobs will be lost as autonomous vehicles become mainstream. When …
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Elon Musk's doomsday AI predictions are 'pretty irresponsible' 25 Jul 2017 00:34 CNBC Zuckerberg says artificial intelligence is already helping diagnose diseases, for example. He also points to self-driving cars as a way that artificial intelligence will improve our lives. "One of the top causes of death for people is car accidents …
  • Ontario freight managing startup preparing for digital future 25 Jul 2017 00:27 ITBusiness.ca Managing a fleet of freight trucks can be a difficult, complicated job, but one Ontario company is hoping to make the process easier. RoadLaunch provides cloud-based digital management solutions for freight companies across North America, using Internet …
  • Microsoft pushes further into chip design as it jockeys to be artificial-intelligence leader 24 Jul 2017 23:54 The Seattle Times Microsoft is developing a chip for its HoloLens augmented-reality goggles that will analyze what the user sees and hears right there on the device rather than wasting precious microseconds sending the data back to the cloud. Tech companies are keen to …
  • How AI will become omnipresent 24 Jul 2017 23:52 VentureBeat The resurgence of artificial intelligence in recent years has been fueled by both the advent of cheap, available mass processing capacity and breakthroughs in AI algorithms that allow them to scale and tackle more complex problems. Interestingly, this …
  • This truck adjusts to rough roads with the press of a button 24 Jul 2017 23:52 VentureBeat Cars and trucks will eventually adjust to their surroundings in ways you can’t even imagine yet. When cities implement a car traffic control center, autonomous vehicles adjust their speed automatically to eradicate congestion even miles up the road based …
  • UK porn sites to ban access for users under 18 years old 24 Jul 2017 23:39 CNA London, England, Jul 24, 2017 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As part of an increasing government crackdown on internet pornography, U.K. porn sites will soon require users to provide proof of being at least 18 years old. The proposal to move all …
  • IIBC: Autonomous Vehicles & Drones (Nanaimo) 24 Jul 2017 23:01 Canadianunderwriter by Insurance Institute of BC September 21, 2017 The Grand Hotel | 4898 Rutherford Rd | Nanaimo | V9T 4Z4 We are bringing together two industry relevant hot topics: Autonomous Vehicles & Drones! As insurance professionals, it is important to prepare …
  • This self-driving valet service is one of the smartest ways to use driverless cars 24 Jul 2017 22:46 Mashable Mercedez-Benz and Bosch want to take the hassle of finding a parking spot out of your life forever.  The two companies are teaming up to create the world's first self-driving valet service at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. The service …
  • Alphabet Inc Q2 Earnings Still Beat Expectations 24 Jul 2017 22:26 SmallCap Network Tech behemoth Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL; GOOG) reported Q2 2017 earnings after the market closed today with results beating expectations. Revenue rose about 21% to $26.01 billion as Google's ad revenue, which accounts for a lion's share of its …
  • Alphabet beats earnings forecast despite EU fine, but investors aren’t impressed 24 Jul 2017 22:19 SiliconANGLE Alphabet Inc. handily beat quarterly earnings forecasts today despite taking an expected multibillion-dollar hit from an antitrust fine, but investors appear more worried about future challenges for the Internet giant. The parent company of search giant …
  • Alphabet profit hit by EU fine on Google 24 Jul 2017 22:17 Phys.org Google's parent company Alphabet says its quarterly profits took a hit because of a $2.74 billion anti-trust fine imposed by the European Union Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion, in a sharp decline from a …
  • India will ban driverless cars in order to protect jobs 24 Jul 2017 22:05 The statement wasn't a reflection of safety concerns. Rather, the minister's rejection of self-driving vehicles is about the jobs they would take away from drivers in the country. "We won't allow any technology that takes away jobs. In a …
  • Nick Freer: Optimistic prognosis for Scotland’s health tech 24 Jul 2017 21:45 Scotsman The inaugural Scottish Start-up Survey by Informatics Ventures, University of Edinburgh Business School and my own consultancy found that over 10 per cent of Scotland’s start-up scene now classify themselves in the health technology space, often …
  • Alphabet profit takes hit from EU fine on Google 24 Jul 2017 21:26 Channel News Asia SAN FRANCISCO: Google parent Alphabet on Monday (Jul 24) reported a quarterly profit of US$3.5 billion, with a massive fine by the European Commission biting into earnings. The technology giant reported that revenue grew to US$26 billion in the recently …
  • Alphabet, even with record EU fine, remains a money machine 24 Jul 2017 21:26 Cnet Google was hit with a big fine from the European Commission last month.  Claudia Cruz/CNET Alphabet, the parent of Google and one of the most powerful companies in the world, is fighting a big antitrust battle in Europe and other fronts. Even so, it…
  • Explore one of the most exciting frontiers in tech in this bundle (​ZDNet Academy) 24 Jul 2017 21:06 PC Magazine No one can predict the future, but it sure seems to be headed in the direction of machine learning. From self-driving cars to natural language processing, The Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence Introductory Bundle will get you up to speed with the …
  • Alphabet profit by by EU fine on Google 24 Jul 2017 20:54 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 16:51 EDT, 24 July 2017 | Updated: 16:51 EDT, 24 July 2017 Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion, with a massive fine by the European Commission biting into earnings. The technology giant reported …
  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai is joining the Alphabet board of directors 24 Jul 2017 20:43 The Verge Sundar Pichai has another job to do: serve on the board of directors for Alphabet, the parent company for Google. Pichai has been the CEO of Google since the creation of Alphabet in October 2015 — a move that split out a bunch of somewhat random …
  • Here's How Analog Devices, Inc. Makes Its Money 24 Jul 2017 20:27 The Motley Fool Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI), according to its most recent form 10-K filing, sells a "broad line of high-performance ICs [integrated circuits] that incorporate analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technologies." "Our ICs are …
  • Why NVIDIA Stock Has Exploded 65% Higher This Year 24 Jul 2017 20:25 The Motley Fool What happened Shares of graphics chip company NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) have soared 65% year to date, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. This gain is on top of a 224% rise in 2016; it continues an explosive run driven by strong …
  • Zuckerberg slams Musk's AI 'doomsday' as 'irresponsible' 24 Jul 2017 19:58 Daily Mail As artificial intelligence continues to grow, technology could soon bring humanity to a safer, healthier future, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg – and he says arguing otherwise would be ‘pretty irresponsible.’ In a Facebook Live session this …
  • Ashland may convert former school into City Hall 24 Jul 2017 19:52 Mail Tribune By Julie Akins for the Mail Tribune When members of the city of Ashland’s City Hall Ad Hoc Committee meet in two weeks they can expect an earful from local residents who live near Briscoe School. The school closed in 2004, but the Ashland School District …
  • Brave New World: Why (and When) We'll Go From Drivers to Passengers 24 Jul 2017 19:33 NBCNews Starting a new work week can be grueling. But what if you could tap a button on your smartphone to have a car pull up moments later, you slip inside, falling into a plush recliner like the one you wish you had in your living room. Within moments, you’re …
  • Fiat Chrysler Leveraging Its Brands Under Marchionne 24 Jul 2017 19:18 Seeking Alpha Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) has blossomed under CEO Sergio Marchionne on the back of his incisive brand strategy. The company had a strong Q1. Now Q2 results due this week will give an update on profitability on the back of an emphasis on higher value …
  • Driverless cars won't be allowed in India: Gadkari 24 Jul 2017 18:22 The New Indian Express Union Minister Nitin Gadkari training drivers as adequate driving skills can provide employment to about 50 lakh people. (File |ENS) NEW DELHI: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said driverless cars will not be allowed in India as it will lead to …
  • Driverless cars won't be allowed in India: Minister Nitin Gadkari 24 Jul 2017 18:19 The New Indian Express Union Minister Nitin Gadkari training drivers as adequate driving skills can provide employment to about 50 lakh people. (File |ENS) NEW DELHI: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said driverless cars will not be allowed in India as it will lead to …
  • Super Regional Carriers Urged to Educate ‘Suspicious’ Regulators on Big Data Use 24 Jul 2017 18:15 Insurancejournal “We’re curious and we don’t know. When regulators don’t know what’s going on, they get suspicious.” That was Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Ted Nickel acknowledging that like the industry they regulate, state insurance commissioners face challenges …
  • Economist says US tech giants are turning into harmful monopolies, should be broken up 24 Jul 2017 17:54 TechSpot The size and influence of today’s technology companies are unparalleled. From Apple’s $216 billion per year revenue, to Facebook’s 2 billion users, to Amazon’s ever-increasing share of all US commerce, these firms have become unstoppable juggernauts that …
  • Lyft Launches Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit 24 Jul 2017 17:47 NBC Washington Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service said it will …
  • Mercedes and Bosch reveal fully automated valet technology 24 Jul 2017 17:47 Connecttristates.com Over the past few years, we’ve seen a handful of demonstrations of automated valet systems. Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are now taking the next step by implementing just such a system, in this case at the multi-story car park of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in …
  • Government won't allow driverless cars in India 24 Jul 2017 17:29 The Times of India
  • Global Self-Driving Cars and Light Trucks Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts 2017-2023: Apple, IBM, and Google are Sure to be Among the Significant Software Vendors 24 Jul 2017 17:04 Wardsauto
  • Why we should fix what we've got instead of starting from scratch. 24 Jul 2017 16:54 Treehugger It's so easy to fall in love with the flash of Elon Musk's underground hyperloop; the new, the shiny, the technology of the future. When I complained about Musk's "verbal approval" of a New York to Washington tunnel, a reader said I …
  • Marvell Debuts Industry's First Secure Automotive Gigabit Ethernet Switch 24 Jul 2017 16:52 edacafe.com SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 24, 2017 — (PRNewswire) — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions, today announced the industry's first secure automotive gigabit Ethernet switch, enabling a new level …

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