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  • Does Ford’s New CEO Indicate A Change In Strategy? 26 May 2017 16:38 Trefis In a sudden move, Ford Motors (NYSE:F) appointed Jim Hackett as its CEO (Chief Executive Officer) replacing Mark Fields, a 28 year old veteran with the company. According to the company, the three key priorities of the new CEO would be to sharpen …
  • Uber walks away from Otto trademark 26 May 2017 16:27 Arc Technica Court documents reader comments 1 At the heart of Uber's litigation with Waymo is another oddly-named self-driving startup called Otto. That's the company founded by Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski right after he left Google, the job at which he …
  • Mark Zuckerberg warns Harvard graduates machines will take their jobs 26 May 2017 16:03 The Independent Mark Zuckerberg finally has his Harvard degree. The Facebook CEO and famous college dropout left the Ivy League university 12 years ago to found the social network, but he returned Thursday to pick up a honorary doctor of laws degree and drop some wisdom …
  • Biglari Holdings Makes Significant Insurance Company Acquisition 26 May 2017 16:01 Seeking Alpha After 3+ years without an acquisition, many of Biglari Holdings' (BH) investors were wondering how long it would be before CEO Sardar Biglari made another move. Thursday, we got our answer in a big way. The company announced an agreement to purchase …
  • Mark Zuckerberg's big Harvard speech was his most political moment yet 26 May 2017 15:46 Business Insider Mark Zuckerberg. Associated Press "If I get through this speech, it'll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard." On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg gave Harvard's 2017 commencement address and received an honorary doctorate. …
  • Tech: Mark Zuckerberg's big Harvard speech was his most political moment yet (FB) 26 May 2017 15:12 Pulse "If I get through this speech, it'll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard." On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg gave Harvard's 2017 commencement address and received an honorary doctorate. The 33-year-old CEO and world's …
  • Airlines gird themselves for potential laptop ban expansion 26 May 2017 14:52 The Politico With help from Margaret Harding McGill, Nancy Scola, Ashley Gold and Daniel Lippman AIRLINES GIRD THEMSELVES FOR POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF LAPTOP BAN — The Trump Administration could expand a laptop ban, which currently applies to ten Middle Eastern …
  • Airlines buckle up for electronics ban expansion 26 May 2017 14:51 The Politico With help from Lauren Gardner, Stephanie Beasley and Kathryn A. Wolfe FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELTS: U.S. airlines think the Trump administration could announce any day now that its electronics ban will apply to airports in Europe and possibly elsewhere. Airline …
  • Hackers troll Mark Zuckerberg with Harvard student newspaper takeover 26 May 2017 14:12 The Inquirer IT IS DIFFICULT FOR US to feel sorry for Mark Zuckerberg, even after a hacker defaced Harvard's student newspaper to mock the visiting Facebook CEO.  Zuck on Thursday gave a commencement speech at the university he dropped out of 12 years ago, and …
  • When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg sound the same dire warning about jobs, it’s time to listen 26 May 2017 14:12 MarketWatch Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have advice for today’s graduates — and it’s not ‘plastics.’ Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates built billion-dollar technology companies in two very different areas, but they both agree on the biggest threats to American jobs. …
  • Chicago Tribune: Ford falls behind but never gives up 26 May 2017 13:52 www.madison.com Tesla, the electric vehicle startup, did something remarkable last month: It surpassed Ford and GM to become the country's most valuable car company based on market capitalization. Want to acquire Tesla? It would cost a cool $50 billion. GM's …
  • Technology companies fight over self-driving sensor lidar 26 May 2017 13:45 The Star Giant tech companies are fighting over the technology in court. Startups around the world are racing to develop new versions of it. And engineers say it is essential to making autonomous cars safe. The obscure object of desire: lidar. “We believe it will …
  • Crossover Sales Rage May be Hitting Peak 26 May 2017 13:37 TheDetroitBureau.com The era of the crossover, or ute, is nearly over, according to one analyst; however, not everyone believes that prediction. The end of the crossover boom could be approaching its peak even as car makers continue to push new models into showrooms, says a …
  • Faster, More Nimble Drones on the Horizon 26 May 2017 13:12 PCBDESIGN007 There’s a limit to how fast autonomous vehicles can fly while safely avoiding obstacles. That’s because the cameras used on today’s drones can only process images so fast, frame by individual frame. Beyond roughly 30 miles per hour, a drone is likely to …
  • Mark Zuckerberg warns technology will eliminate tens of millions of jobs - and millennials need to adapt 26 May 2017 13:02 The Mirror Mark Zuckerberg has warned that automation is increasingly replacing people in the workplace, and it is up to "millennials" to create a renewed sense of purpose. In a commencement speech at Harvard University, where he was presented with an …
  • From cowboys to robots: truckers eye uncertain future 26 May 2017 12:53 The Star Danny Spell thinks that the idea that a robot will be driving his 18-wheeler one of these days is hogwash. “I been listening to a lot of crap on the truckers’ channel,” Spell, 49, said, after pulling in to refuel his big rig at a Pilot truck stop near the …
  • California Officials Reviewing Uber's Driverless Truck Unit After Unapproved Tests 26 May 2017 12:46 Forbes Matt Drange / Forbes Two "Ottomotto" driverless trucks are parked outside Uber ATG's San Francisco office on May 25. The trucks are tested in and around San Francisco on a regular basis. By Matt Drange and Alan Ohnsman California …
  • Zuckerberg finally has a degree 26 May 2017 12:21 News Washington - Mark Zuckerberg finally has his Harvard degree. The Facebook CEO and famous college dropout left the Ivy League university 12 years ago to found the social network, but he returned Thursday to pick up a honorary doctor of laws degree and drop …
  • Annotated: What Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard speech really said 26 May 2017 12:15 Telegraph.co.uk President Faust, Board of Overseers, faculty, alumni, friends, proud parents, members of the ad board, and graduates of the greatest university in the world, I'm honored to be with you today because, let's face it, you accomplished something I …
  • Toyota followed by Maruti on top in JD Power dealer satisfaction study 26 May 2017 12:12 FinancialExpress.com Dealerships are the first point of contact between any manufacturer and their corresponding customers. JD Powers recently conducted a study of authorised dealerships across the country. The study revealed that more than half of all passenger, two-wheeler …
  • Will Tesla Switch From Vision To LIDAR? 26 May 2017 11:57 Seeking Alpha LIDAR vs Vision has been the raging battle in the world of autonomous cars ever since Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) eschewed LIDAR in favor of Vision for its autonomous car platform. No doubt, Tesla has excited the market with its "Level 5 ready" platform …
  • Workers' rights v robo jobs 26 May 2017 11:27 BBC Image copyright Lee Hayhow Image caption Lee Hayhow has worked as a lorry driver for five years Clever computers that learn on the job could recast Britain's job market - for better or worse. What are the parties vying for power in the general …
  • Food, climate, jobs 26 May 2017 11:21 The Guardian During the course of my presidency, I made climate change a top priority, because I believe that, for all the challenges that we face, this is the one that will define the contours of this century more dramatically perhaps than the others. No nation, …
  • Sia Partners UK Digital Series: Artificial Intelligence – A Threat To Our Existence? 26 May 2017 11:10 Consultant News 26-May-2017 The Artificial Intelligence (AI) & the Digital Phenomenon was a key topic for discussion at the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) Middle East and North Africa Conference that took place in Jordan from 19th – 21st May. The conference was …
  • Mark Zuckerberg warns technology is eliminating jobs - and millennials need to adapt 26 May 2017 10:52 The Mirror Mark Zuckerberg has warned that automation is increasingly replacing people in the workplace, and it is up to "millennials" to create a renewed sense of purpose. In a commencement speech at Harvard University, where he was presented with an …
  • When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg sound the same dire warning about the future of American jobs, it’s time to listen 26 May 2017 10:52 MarketWatch Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have advice for today’s graduates — and it’s not ‘plastics.’ Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates built billion-dollar technology companies in two very different areas, but they both agree on the biggest threats to American jobs. …
  • This could be the best news for investors so far this year 26 May 2017 09:39 moneyweek.com Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb – driving down costs When it comes to investing, it’s easy to get distracted by the “sexy” stuff. There’s a lot of it about: driverless cars, cryptocurrencies, all-time highs, multi-baggers, artificial intelligences that’ll beat …
  • Tan joins NXP automotive team 26 May 2017 09:36 Digital Media Europe NXP Semiconductors has announced the appointment of Alexander E. Tan as the new vice president and general manager of Automotive Ethernet Solutions, part of NXP's In-Vehicle Networking (IVN) product line within the NXP Automotive Business Unit. Tan …
  • AmazonFresh Pickup lets you collect orders within minutes 26 May 2017 09:34 Daily Mail Fighting your way through crowded aisles of shoppers can be a stressful experience, but Amazon is launching a service that could soon make this a thing of the past.  AmazonFresh Pickup lets consumers order their groceries online and will have them ready …
  • Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard commencement speech in full 26 May 2017 09:21 The Independent Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, one of Harvard’s most famous dropouts, this week returned to the Ivy League school to pick up his degree – albeit only an honorary one – 12 years after quitting. Mr Zuckerberg, one of the richest people in the world, also …
  • SEMICON West Drives SMART Automotive ? Programs Reveal Road Ahead 26 May 2017 08:21 EMSNow SEMICON West Drives SMART Automotive — Programs Reveal Road Ahead May 26, 2017 Highlighting the key drivers of industry growth and innovation, SEMICON West 2017, July 11-13 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif., is focusing on today’s smart …
  • Student assists in research for technology that restored his vision 26 May 2017 08:14 The Daily Bruin Clint Thodos could only see the “nia” of the word “California” on the board in front of him. He put the Google Glass on and a moment later, he could read the word in its entirety. “It was like magic,” Thodos said. “I could see again.” Thodos, a third-year …
  • Time to cut the F & E lines 26 May 2017 07:08 The American Thinker One of the biggest gold rushes of our time looks to be the anticipated market for autonomous (self-driving) vehicles. Worldwide, there are companies and investors throwing billions at the market and what was predicted to happen in 10 years now looks like …
  • Hyundai holds biennial driverless car race 26 May 2017 06:56 Korea Herald Hyundai Motor Co. on Friday held its fourth biennial competition for autonomous cars at a local speed circuit, a move aimed at enhancing its brand image and promoting technology growth.  In the past two decades, the carmaker provided advice and …
  • Business Insider takes a look at Israeli companies changing the world 26 May 2017 06:04 Jerusalem Post Youth and Hi-tech in Israel. (photo credit:ING IMAGE/ASAP) Affectionately referred to as "Start-up Nation," Israel has for years maintained its reputation as the high-tech playground of the Middle East. With most setting up shop in Tel Aviv, …
  • Waymo hunt for smoking gun turns to Uber acquisition report 26 May 2017 05:30 The Malaysian Star Waymo says proof that its former engineer colluded with Uber Technologies Inc to steal driverless technology can probably be found in a report the ride-hailing company commissioned in anticipation of a lawsuit.  Now, the Alphabet Inc unit is fighting to …
  • Ride an Uber, drive a Tesla - just don't invest in them 26 May 2017 05:13 The Age  Hamish Douglass strutted his tech bona fides on stage this week with an attention-grabbing performance that drew headlines following his claim that "Uber was one of the stupidest businesses in history". Play Video Don't Play Up Next Mark …
  • Barack Obama on food and climate change: ‘We can still act and it won’t be too late’ 26 May 2017 05:11 The Guardian During the course of my presidency, I made climate change a top priority, because I believe that, for all the challenges that we face, this is the one that will define the contours of this century more dramatically perhaps than the others. No nation, …
  • Driverless cars will soon be learning from experience 26 May 2017 04:31 The Malaysian Star  Eight lanes of traffic are moving at snail's pace. Bicycles, mopeds and pedestrians weave their way between the cars, buses and trucks.  No one pays much attention to the traffic lights in Bangalore, and when a cow ambles onto the road, everything …
  • Disrupted: The future of the Hudson Valley economy 26 May 2017 03:13 Fairfield County Business Journal The Hudson Valley, 2027. A massive Amazon distribution center on a hill hums at midnight with the clinking sounds of robots rhythmically picking products off shelves and packing them onto autonomous trucks and large drones for delivery across the region. …
  • Press Club of Western PA Announces 2017 Golden Quill Winners 26 May 2017 02:08 MarketWatch.com PITTSBURGH, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania announced the winners of the 53rd Golden Quill Awards during an awards presentation tonight at the Sheraton Hotel, Station Square, Pittsburgh. The Golden …
  • Billy Lerner Talks 2017 IPI Conference & Expo 26 May 2017 02:07 4-traders NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 25, 2017 / For parking professionals around the globe, the International Parking Institute's (IPI) Conference & Expo serves as an industry-leading platform providing intensive training sessions, …
  • What You Need to Know About Autonomous Vehicles Today 26 May 2017 01:08 FOX Business It's no secret that a lot of money and effort are being put into developing systems to safely drive vehicles on public roads, with no human driver required.In fact, the first driverless cars are probably just a few years away. Autonomous vehicles have …
  • The computer is disappearing says Mossberg 26 May 2017 01:01 CNBC This is my last weekly column for The Verge and Recode — the last weekly column I plan to write anywhere. I've been doing these almost every week since 1991, starting at The Wall Street Journal, and during that time, I've been fortunate enough to …
  • Will artificial intelligence help us solve every problem? 26 May 2017 00:21 PBS Online Newshour JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to another in our Brief But Spectacular series. Tonight, we hear from Sebastian Thrun. He’s an adjunct professor at Stanford University and the founder of Udacity, an online educational organization. He founded Google X, the semi-secret …
  • Why does Microsoft want to acquire Hexadite? 25 May 2017 23:48 USA Business Review It is a recurring theme within tech giants, all of whom are vying to become the first to perfect driverless cars, seamless transportation systems and implement AI into the domestic and corporate sphere. However, in alignment with corporate businesses …
  • Mark Zuckerberg addresses Harvard Class of '17 25 May 2017 23:41 Washington Times Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what’s now the world’s biggest social network. Here’s his prepared remarks, as provided by Facebook: President Faust, Board …
  • Brunswick founder loses two of his senior lieutenants 25 May 2017 23:17 Daily Mail By Dastardly Mr Deedes For The Daily Mail Published: 17:37 EDT, 25 May 2017 | Updated: 17:37 EDT, 25 May 2017 Polished City spinner and Brunswick founder Sir Alan Parker, 60, is losing two of his senior lieutenants, Mike Harrison and Mike Smith. Harrison …
  • In His Words: Mark Zuckerberg addresses Harvard Class of '17 25 May 2017 23:03 The Sacramento Bee Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what's now the world's biggest social network. Here's his prepared remarks, as provided by Facebook: President …
  • Wheels: What Self-Driving Cars See 25 May 2017 22:51 New York Times

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