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  • Hashtag Trending – China launches 6G satellite; Loblaws’ self-driving delivery fleet; WFH tips November 24, 2020 1:34 pm ITBusiness.ca Forget 5G, China launches a 6G satellite, Loblaw’s will launch Canada’s first self-driving delivery fleet, and tips for setting boundaries for yourself while working from home. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! …
  • The Finance 202: Yellen will face host of political problems as Biden's treasury secretary November 24, 2020 1:01 pm The Washington Post Yellen’s resume — economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, respected researcher, chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, economist at the Brookings Institution — lends her selection a degree of expertise that could at least temporarily help …
  • Next-generation drones could learn from bumblebees' amazing flight November 24, 2020 12:34 pm Phys.org An international study, led by researchers from UNSW Canberra, has discovered the secret of bumblebees' self-aware dexterous flight—with potential applications for the next generation of drones and autonomous vehicles. Research lead author, Dr. Sridhar …
  • A terrible 2020 is ending with reasons for optimism November 24, 2020 12:29 pm MarketWatch One of the worst years in American history is winding down — and good riddance. More than a quarter-million Americans dead in a pandemic. Large swaths of the economy crushed. Lives shattered, dreams destroyed. Our politics has left us more divided, I think …
  • California paves way to let self-driving taxis charge for rides November 24, 2020 12:20 pm The Next Web Regulators in California have given the go ahead for self-driving taxis to charge riders for their services. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved two programs: the Drivered Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Program and the Driverless …
  • Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Sales Agreement With Local Motors November 24, 2020 10:26 am optics.org Date Announced: 19 Nov 2020 Lidar firm's sensors power "Olli" – Local Motors’ autonomous mobility solution. SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors, …
  • How the UK economy could be supercharged by the rollout of a 5G network November 24, 2020 10:25 am Evening Standard The importance of 5G is hard to overstate. It isn’t just super-fast connectivity on the move, so fast that it could facilitate driverless cars. And convenient though it is to download a box set to your phone in seconds, 5G does more than that.   There are …
  • Pumping up power from poo among winners of Australia's 'Oscars of science' November 24, 2020 9:53 am ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) This year's "Oscars of science" celebrate the work of a researcher who's been trying to get power from poo, citizen scientists using drones to help create 3D models of coastal communities, and the ABC's daily coronavirus podcast …
  • Researchers model urban airflows to help improve the design of drones, skyscrapers, and natural ventilation systems November 24, 2020 8:50 am Phys.org Global population and urbanization have boomed over the last few decades. With them came scores of new tall buildings, drones, more energy-efficient ventilation systems, and planned air taxis by Uber and other companies. But these technological …
  • Hyundai’s Hydrogen Car Ambitions Get A Boost From British Billionaire’s Chemical Giant November 24, 2020 8:31 am Forbes Euisun Chung, chairman of Hyundai Motor Co. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Hyundai Motor struck a deal with European chemical giant Ineos to explore joint development of hydrogen technology—giving a boost to the South Korea car giant’s ambitions in zero- …
  • Sayona Mining Ltd (ASX:SYA) Managing Director's Update: Quebec Accelerates EV Drive November 24, 2020 7:35 am ABN Newswire Brisbane, Nov 24, 2020 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Emerging lithium miner Sayona Mining Limited (ASX:SYA) (FRA:DML) (OTCMKTS:DMNXF) announced today further advances across its portfolio of lithium and gold projects in Canada and Australia, amid accelerated moves …
  • Embedded Software Market 2025 – A USD 20 Billion Revenue Opportunity November 24, 2020 7:16 am MarketWatch The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Nov 24, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) -- The embedded software market size will register a valuation of USD 20 billion by 2025. The shifting trends toward the adoption of …
  • California Says Robot Taxi Can Now Charge for Rides November 24, 2020 5:37 am Gizmodo Photo: Glenn Chapman/AFP (Getty Images) On November 19, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced it would now allow autonomous taxi companies to charge for their services across the state. California already had the most stringent …
  • Winnipeg preparing blueprint for 30 years of transportation development November 24, 2020 3:45 am Global News Winnipeg’s city planners are setting their sights on 2050 in updating the city’s transportation master plan. Last updated in 2011, the report will lay down a blueprint to manage the movement of Winnipeg’s growing population and goods across the city. “It’s …
  • Is GM Stock A Buy? General Motors Hits EV Accelerator, Aims For No. 1 November 24, 2020 3:01 am Auto Manufacturers GM stock, after stalling for close to a decade, is driving in the fast lane. On Monday, GM stock dashed ahead to a 29-month high. Though it's still unclear how far GM stock can go on this charge, General Motors continues to demonstrate that Wall Street …
  • Niu Earnings Disappoint, E-Scooter Maker Falls November 24, 2020 3:01 am Auto Manufacturers Electric scooter maker Niu Technologies (NIU) reported disappointing third-quarter earnings early Monday. Niu stock, which had been soaring, fell sharply Monday. X Niu Earnings Estimates: One analyst on Wall Street expected Niu earnings per share to grow …
  • 5G Stocks To Buy And Watch: Apple, Wireless Firms, Chip Makers, Infrastructure Plays November 24, 2020 3:01 am Auto Manufacturers What 5G stocks will get a boost as 5G wireless networks are deployed and more smartphones hit the market? Look for management commentary on company earnings calls. X Many analysts view Apple (AAPL) as one of the best 5G stocks. However, some view the best …
  • Cadillac Shows The Door To Dealerships Not Willing To Invest In EVs November 24, 2020 12:37 am AutoSpies Automakers worldwide have pointed their businesses in one direction long-term: The future is electric. But what if you don’t want to live in that future? Well, if you’re a Cadillac dealer, you have an option: Take the money and run. According to Automotive …
  • Artificial intelligence: A path to be trodden carefully November 23, 2020 11:15 pm Manila Bulletin Artificial Intelligence is the current fashionable buzzword to proclaim progress.  This article has been written as a cautionary tale that a technological breakthrough such as this is to be treated very cautiously. At base, it seeks to increasingly repose …
  • The #1 Hypergrowth Sector November 23, 2020 10:32 pm Financial Content The interplay between 5G and the Technochasm … the real investment story behind 5G … how this is “sweet spot” investing   Below is the chart for Nvidia here in 2020. As you can see, despite the COVID-bear, it’s made investors 124% on their money, crushing …
  • 5G And Nvidia: Just Getting Started November 23, 2020 10:10 pm Seeking Alpha 5G, in its various forms, is about to become the reality for most data consumers. And the transition (from 4G to 5G) will be consequential across nearly all industries and companies. In this report, we review how 5G will transform our ecosystem, and how to …
  • How NFI Industries is meeting the innovation challenge November 23, 2020 9:04 pm Modern Materials Handling I live in a state whose motto is “Live Free or Die.” If the third-party logistics (3PL) industry had a motto these days, it might be “Innovate or Die.” “At NFI, we have followed the guidance ‘if you’re not growing, you’re dying,’” says Sid Brown, CEO. “ …
  • Self-driving truck startup Gatik closes $25M in fresh funding November 23, 2020 8:54 pm SiliconANGLE Self-driving truck startup Gatik AI Inc. today said that it has closed a $25 million funding round to streamline the so-called “middle mile” of enterprise supply chains. The Series A round was co-led by Wittington Ventures and Innovation Endeavors, the …
  • Why G Network still wants to rip up roads and put in fibre broadband, even with 5g November 23, 2020 8:35 pm The Independent Home broadband is important, especially when suddenly we are working from home again. Right now, a fast, reliable connection is more necessary than ever. This is something close to David Sangster’s heart. Sangster is co-founder of G Network, the company …
  • Misinformation or artifact: A new way to think about machine learning November 23, 2020 8:23 pm Phys.org Deep neural networks, multilayered systems built to process images and other data through the use of mathematical modeling, are a cornerstone of artificial intelligence. They are capable of seemingly sophisticated results, but they can also be fooled in …
  • Not Just New iPhones: Why 5G Will Lead the Tech World Forward November 23, 2020 8:07 pm Financial Content At last month’s Apple Event, Tim Cook introduced the 5G iPhone 12. Source: Shutterstock According to InvestorPlace’s report on the event, the first 5G smartphone from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) “will change how we interact with the broader web.” Our writer …
  • GM hits reverse on Trump effort to bar California emissions rules November 23, 2020 6:57 pm Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors said on Monday it was reversing course and will no longer back the Trump administration’s effort to bar California from setting its own emissions rules in an ongoing court fight. FILE PHOTO: Mary Teresa Barra , …
  • NHTSA Seeks Feedback on Self-Driving Car Regulatory Framework November 23, 2020 6:33 pm AboutLawsuits.com Federal regulators are calling for public comments and feedback on new rules for evaluating the safety of self-driving cars, which will also not impede innovation of new technology. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety …
  • EV Wars Are Intensifying November 23, 2020 4:38 pm Tradingcharts.com Nov 23, 2020 (IAM Newswire via COMTEX) -- Last Thursday, General Motors (NYSE: GM) announced it will increase its spending on EVs and autonomous cars by 35%. Last Tuesday, Tesla Inc's (NASDAQ: TSLA) stock jumped 12% in premarket trading after the …
  • GM offers $500,000 to Cadillac dealers who want to opt out of the EV revolution November 23, 2020 3:48 pm Yahoo! Voices See Full Image Gallery >> Automakers worldwide have pointed their businesses in one direction long-term: The future is electric. But what if you don't want to live in that future? Well, if you're a Cadillac dealer, you have an option: Take …
  • Loblaws to test driverless delivery vehicles in the GTA November 23, 2020 3:46 pm 680News Don’t be alarmed if you start to spot vehicles zipping around the city with nobody in the drivers seat. Loblaw has reportedly signed a deal with the bay-area tech company Gatik to bring the first ever self-driving delivery vehicles to Canada. The companies …
  • GPS rules everything. And it's getting a big upgrade November 23, 2020 3:15 pm Cnet On Nov. 5, a SpaceX rocket roared into the heavens from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying a boxy, 5,000-pound, antenna-studded satellite toward its destination 12,500 miles away, up in what's known as medium Earth orbit. From that distant vantage point …
  • Loblaw to launch Canada's first autonomous delivery fleet in December November 23, 2020 2:08 pm CTV News Loblaw Companies Ltd. plans to roll out its first autonomous delivery service in January, as Canada's largest retailer explores new ways of shipping goods to customers amid a broad increase in online shopping.  Loblaw partnered with Palo Alto, Calif.- …
  • Gatik raises $22.5 million for autonomous short-haul delivery trucks November 23, 2020 2:00 pm VentureBeat Gatik, a startup developing an autonomous vehicle stack for B2B short-haul logistics, today closed a $22.5 million series A round. The company also announced it will bring a fleet of self-driving vans to Canada as part of a deal with Loblaw, the country’s …
  • Convolutional neural networks can be tricked by the same visual illusions as people November 23, 2020 1:28 pm Phys.org A convolutional neural network is a type of artificial neural network in which the neurons are organized into receptive fields in a very similar way to neurons in the visual cortex of a biological brain. Today, convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are …
  • Kenya to host innovation centre for African youths November 23, 2020 4:08 am MarketWatch The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Kenya has been chosen to host a technology hub for young people in Africa. The project, which is a partnership of 20 African countries, is aimed at providing a geographic …
  • Study examines the phenomenon of visual illusions in convolutional networks November 22, 2020 7:45 pm Medical News Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 20 2020 A convolutional neural network is a type of artificial neural network in which the neurons are organized into receptive fields in a very similar way to neurons in the visual cortex of a biological brain. Today, …
  • Infrared (Thermal) Camera Market Advancements, Trends and Demand 2020 to 2024: Raytheon Technologies Corp., Leonardo S.p.A., Fortive Corporation (Fluke Corp.), FLIR Systems, Inc., Canon, Inc. November 22, 2020 6:30 pm Financial Content The Global Infrared (Thermal) Camera Market Research Report Forecast 2020 – 2024 provides a comprehensive analysis of the market segments, including their dynamics, size, growth, regulatory requirements, competitive landscape, and emerging opportunities of …
  • Self-Driving Cars Could Become Your Neighborhood Ice Cream Truck November 22, 2020 5:38 pm Forbes Anticipating the advent of self-driving ice cream trucks. getty As a freezing cold winter begins to descend upon us, your thoughts undoubtedly turn toward a summertime pastime that will be sorely missed, namely the neighborhood ice cream truck and its …
  • Now An Amazon Company, Zoox Is Ready To Dial-Up Its Robotaxi Push November 22, 2020 2:31 pm Forbes A self-driving Zoox vehicle on a test run in San Francisco. Zoox Self-driving tech startup Zoox has gone through a big management shakeup and surprise sale to Amazon in the past two years. But with the acquisition complete the secretive Silicon Valley firm …
  • Robots invade the construction site November 22, 2020 11:55 am Arc Technica 0 with 0 posters participating Theresa Arevalo was in high school when she first tried finishing drywall at her brother’s construction company. “It’s a fine art,” she says of mudding—applying and smoothing drywall. “Like frosting a cake, you have to give …
  • Jaguar Land Rover Developing Self-Driving Car Test Site November 22, 2020 8:19 am Motor1.com Jaguar Land Rover is developing a new smart city hub that will enable real-world testing of connected car technology with autonomous vehicles. The development, a partnership with the Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI), will be spread across 12 …
  • Msheireb Properties to organise ‘Doha Smart Cities Summit’ on... November 22, 2020 7:42 am Peninsula Qatar Doha: Msheireb Properties, the leading sustainable real estate development company in Qatar, organises the first-of-its-kind virtual summit in the region, “Doha Smart Cities Summit”, to discuss the role of smart cities in a post-pandemic world.  The …
  • What you need to know about automotive technology November 22, 2020 1:45 am Punch Wondering what automotive technology is all about? Automotive technology is a programme of study focusing on the mechanics and technology driving today’s vehicles. Pursuing automotive technology as a career can be a lucrative opportunity for those who have …
  • GaN Semiconductor Devices Market Insights, Forecast & Analysis Report to 2027 | CAGR: 19.8% | On basis of Product, Component, Wafer size, End-use, and Region| Grand View Research, Inc. November 21, 2020 9:43 pm MarketWatch The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Nov 21, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The global GaN semiconductor devices market size is expected to reach USD 5.85 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 19.8% from 2020 …
  • JLR round-up: Baby Defender, testing self-driving cars and more November 21, 2020 8:17 pm Coventry Live Welcome to our regular news round-up relating to all things Jaguar Land Rover. We look at some of the stories about Britain’s biggest car maker, which has its global headquarters in Coventry. It continues to be a challenging time for the company as the …
  • 3 bets BMW is making to evolve for the future November 21, 2020 2:19 pm The Next Web This article was originally published by Michael Coates on Clean Fleet Report, a publication that gives its readers the information they need to move to cars and trucks with best fuel economy, including electric cars, fuel cells, plug-in hybrids, hybrids …
  • Robotaxis Can Now Collect Cash Money From Passengers In California November 21, 2020 12:47 pm CleanTechnica November 21st, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  More than a dozen companies have long been approved to test out self-driving cars in California. Now, they can also charge passengers if they launch a robotaxi service. On Thursday, November 19, the California Public …
  • Edge Computing Is Leading the Next Great Tech Revolution November 21, 2020 12:13 pm ETF Trends By Stephen McBride Do you want in on the next great tech revolution? Well, it’s happening before our eyes. But it’s a shift so subtle, hardly anyone recognizes the profits at stake. As I’ll show you today, these subtle shifts in computing happen once every …
  • 30 Black Friday deals: Chargers, face masks, cool gadgets, and more November 21, 2020 10:40 am Mashable Black Friday deals are already flooding your inbox, and it's not even Black Friday yet. That's the magic of 2020, people.  As a matter of fact, here are 30 deals on products Mashable Shop shoppers were loving last month, each at a Black Friday- …