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  • Who’s Steering That Forklift? The Phantom Knows January 21, 2021 11:32 am Minority Reporter MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Phantom Auto was all set to shake up the world of self-driving cars. The company, co-founded by Shai Magzimof, Ohad Dvir and Elliot Katz with headquarters in Silicon Valley and R&D in Tel Aviv, had identified a serious problem …
  • Auto Safety Agency Faces Calls for Overhaul as Biden Presidency Begins January 21, 2021 11:22 am The New York Times Adopt regulations for autonomous vehicles. There should be no exemptions from safety standards that govern conventional vehicles, instead of a reliance on the industry to voluntarily do the right thing. At the same time, the agency must make sure it doesn’ …
  • Acerta Analytics & Global Alliance Automotive (GAA) AG... January 21, 2021 9:12 am SF Gate - California PRWeb Jan. 20, 2021Updated: Jan. 20, 2021 8 p.m. Acerta & GAA to deploy and support artificial intelligence platforms across Europe, North America & Asia KITCHENER, Ontario (PRWEB) January 20, 2021 Acerta Analytics and GAA will extend their …
  • Zemax launches native diffraction calculation and new analysis functionality January 21, 2021 7:54 am GoSkagit - Washington State KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zemax announced the latest release of their flagship software, OpticStudio®, and OpticsBuilder™. Continuing our commitment to deliver regular updates to our customers, Zemax will deliver three product …
  • Engineer who stole trade secrets from Google among those pardoned by Trump January 21, 2021 6:43 am The Guardian Sign up for the Guardian's First Thing newsletter In his final hours of office, Donald Trump pardoned a former Google engineer who was convicted of stealing trade secrets from the company before taking up a new role with competitor Uber. Anthony …
  • These 3 Stocks Just Hit All-Time Highs -- And They Still Look Unstoppable January 21, 2021 5:49 am Financial Content It's always hard to buy a stock that's trading at an all-time high. Nobody wants to pay top-dollar for shares only to find out that they couldn't have picked a worse time to invest. Yet with so many of the top-performing stocks in the market, …
  • Luminar Might Be the Best Pure-Play on Autonomous Vehicles January 21, 2021 3:44 am InvestorPlace Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are on the way. And when they get here, Luminar Technologies (NASDAQ:LAZR) has the potential to be an enormous winner. Investors in LAZR stock could reap the benefits. Source: Olivier Le Moal / Shutterstock.com In fact, I’d …
  • Electric vehicle startup Rivian raises $2.65B as it gears up for mass production January 21, 2021 3:03 am SiliconANGLE Less than six months after raising a $2.5 billion funding round, electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive Inc. on Tuesday said that it has secured yet an additional $2.65 billion from investors.  T. Rowe Price led the latest round with participation from …
  • Florida’s Property Insurance Market Is ‘Spiraling Towards Collapse’ Due to Litigation: Report January 21, 2021 12:59 am Insurance Journal Florida’s property insurance market is “spiraling towards collapse” and requires immediate attention if there is any chance of protecting the market, consumers, and ultimately, the state’s economy, according to an analysis about to be presented to the …
  • Tech Report: Smartwatches detect Covid symptoms before infected January 21, 2021 12:23 am 41WMGT - Georgia Listen to the content of this post: Smartwatches can detect symptoms of Covid-19 before the wearer knows they are infected. And Microsoft and General Motors are partnering on self-driving cars. Microsoft has taken a stake in the General Motors run Cruise …
  • Aurora and PACCAR partnership to manufacture autonomous trucks January 21, 2021 12:22 am Tradingcharts.com Jan 20, 2021 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Aurora, an autonomous vehicle technology start-up company, has signed a global, strategic agreement with PACCAR to develop, test and commercialise autonomous trucks. PACCAR designs and manufactures light, medium and …
  • Blue Wave Investing: What a Biden Presidency Means for Your Investments January 21, 2021 12:20 am Financial Content The Blue Wave is here. Source: Shutterstock With Joe Biden now the president of the United States and Democrats controlling both chambers of Congress, some investors are scared. There is a line of thinking that says such a Democratic “sweep” is bad for the …
  • IT loophole lets people 'jump Covid vaccine queue'  January 20, 2021 11:53 pm The Telegraph Apple could start work on its secretive electric car at a plant in the US run by South Korea’s Kia Motors. The iPhone maker has reportedly been in discussions with South Korean car giant Hyundai, which owns the Kia brand, about work on the “iCar”. …
  • Trump’s pardon blitz keeps ex-Google exec out of prison January 20, 2021 11:37 pm The Republic - Indiana SAN RAMON, Calif. — A long-running Silicon Valley soap opera took an unexpected twist on Wednesday after outgoing President Donald Trump pardoned a former Google engineer for stealing self-driving car secrets shortly before joining Uber. Trump’s surprise …
  • Why This ATV, Motorcycle Maker Is An Overlooked Electric Vehicle Stock: Analyst January 20, 2021 11:24 pm Auto Manufacturers Polaris (PII) may be an underappreciated EV stock as the maker of ATVs, snowmobiles and motorcycles look to an electric future, Morgan Stanley said. Polaris stock rose. X Morgan Stanley analysts Billy Kovanis and Adam Jonas initiated coverage of Polaris …
  • Markets Return to Records, Fueled by Tech January 20, 2021 9:52 pm The New York Times LiveUpdated  Jan. 20, 2021, 4:28 p.m. ET Jan. 20, 2021, 4:28 p.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: Wall Street climbed to a record on Wednesday, lifted by shares of technology companies and adding to a rally that fueled by expectations for large-scale …
  • Netflix, Alibaba rise; Bank of New York, US Bancorp fall January 20, 2021 9:32 pm The Tribune - Indiana NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., up $13.84 to $265.49. The Chinese e-commerce company’s co-founder, Jack Ma, made his first appearance after a nearly three-month absence. eBay Inc., down 81 …
  • Mobileye CEO Says Tesla's Self Driving Effort Likely To Hit 'Glass Ceiling' January 20, 2021 8:41 pm Benzinga Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) is working to develop level five self-driving cars. If successful, it would mean the company is producing vehicles that can fully drive with no human intervention. Other companies are working on thisl, such as General Motors …
  • 5 reasons why 2021 just might be the year GM’s stock price stands up to Tesla January 20, 2021 7:59 pm MarketWatch In 2009, General Motors recorded the largest industrial bankruptcy in history with over $170 billion in liabilities. But it emerged from Chapter 11 less than two months later and then quickly re-IPO’ed in 2010. Unfortunately, General Motors GM, +2.22% …
  • Biden administration promises an EV era, new world for the auto industry - Roadshow January 20, 2021 6:52 pm Cnet A Biden administration may produce some very radical changes for transportation and infrastructure, too. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images At 12:00 p.m. ET on Jan. 20, Joe Biden was officially sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. With the …
  • Driverless Trucks Move Forward in China's Logistics Market January 20, 2021 5:51 pm Supply & Demand Chain Executive Beijing Trunk Technology Co., Ltd. As the logistics and supply chain industries move further into automation, many companies look to invest in automation beyond the warehouse. Driverless technology now becomes closer to a commonplace theme in logistics and …
  • Tesla, GM, Ford Looking at a Good Year: Analysts January 20, 2021 5:11 pm Investing.com By Christiana Sciaudone Investing.com --  It's looking good for carmakers, and not just Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA).  Oppenheimer gave the Elon Musk-led company its highest price target yet at $1,036, compared to the previous high of $950. Meanwhile Deutsche …
  • NI, Konrad Technologies Sign Strategic Agreement to Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Test January 20, 2021 4:51 pm I-Connect007 NI and Konrad Technologies have entered into a strategic agreement to develop test systems and solutions for autonomous driving software and hardware validation. Together, the companies plan to deliver new technologies to help automotive Tier 1 suppliers …
  • Trump pardons ex-Google engineer convicted of stealing autonomous vehicle secrets January 20, 2021 3:45 pm WRAL 5 - North Carolina President Donald Trump pardoned a former Google engineer who was sentenced to prison last year for stealing trade secrets from the tech giant related to robotic vehicles. Anthony Levandowski left Google in early 2016 where he worked in the autonomous …
  • Pardon for former Google engineer who stole trade secrets January 20, 2021 1:31 pm Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Washington State The Associated Press Jan. 20, 2021Updated: Jan. 20, 2021 5:26 a.m. FILE - This Sept. 24, 2019 photo shows former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, right, in front of his attorney, Miles Ehrlich, outside of a federal courthouse in San Francisco. …
  • Trump pardons Steve Bannon and gives clemency to 140 others in final hours of presidency January 20, 2021 1:08 pm The Telegraph His relationship with Mr Trump has been highly volatile. The two men fell out acrimoniously following his resignation in the wake of the protests in Charlottesville in the summer of 2017. The New York Times reported that, while most politicians condemned …
  • Microsoft, GM, Cruise Partner on Self-Driving Cars January 20, 2021 1:06 pm E-Commerce Times A strategic partnership with Microsoft was announced Tuesday by General Motors and Cruise aimed at speeding up the commercialization of shared self-driving vehicles. In addition, Microsoft will be joining GM, Honda and some institutional investors in …
  • M1 conducts 5G Standalone trial with Continental and JTC January 20, 2021 12:41 pm OCWorkBench M1 Limited (M1), Continental Automotive Singapore (Continental) and JTC jointly announced a collaboration to conduct autonomous transport systems 5G standalone (SA) trials for Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) operations. This trial is supported by the …
  • Notable Names on Trump's Pardon List January 20, 2021 12:34 pm Voice of America WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a flurry of presidential pardons and commutations for 143 people on Wednesday, his last day in office, including his former campaign adviser Steve Bannon. The people he granted clemency to ranged from rappers …
  • New Collar Jobs Bring Hope in Hard Times and Apprenticeship January 20, 2021 12:17 pm KSFR - New Mexico Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with mover and shaker Sarah Boisvert, Founder of Santa Fe's Fab Lab Hub,  Co-Founder of the New Collar Network,  and Author  of "The New Collar Workforce" and the new Augmented Reality Book, "People …
  • A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Up; Biden's Inauguration In Focus January 20, 2021 11:31 am Benzinga Pre-open movers U.S. stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade as investors are awaiting President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration during the day. Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) are …
  • Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer Anthony Levandowski January 20, 2021 11:15 am Irish Times US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given a full pardon to a former Google engineer sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-driving cars months before he briefly headed Uber Technologies Inc’s rival unit. Anthony Levandowski was …
  • 5 Stocks To Watch For January 20, 2021 January 20, 2021 10:20 am Benzinga Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are: Wall Street expects Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE: PG) to report quarterly earnings at $1.51 per share on revenue of $19.27 billion before the opening bell. Procter & Gamble shares gained 0.3% …
  • Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer January 20, 2021 10:16 am iTnews Australia FILE PHOTO: Former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski leaves the federal court after his arraignment hearing in San Jose, California, U.S. August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam US President Donald Trump has given a full pardon to a former …
  • Eyeing self-driving cars, Microsoft joins $2B+ round for GM’s Cruise January 20, 2021 9:50 am SiliconANGLE Cruise, General Motors Co.’s autonomous vehicle unit, today said that it has closed a more than $2 billion funding round at a $30 billion valuation from Microsoft Corp., Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and other investors. Microsoft’s participation in the round comes …
  • EU hails Biden's 'new dawn' but wants tough tech rules January 20, 2021 9:32 am Reuters * EU sees Biden as partner to combat climate change * EU still concerned about power of tech giants * U.S. is EU’s top trading partner, ally BRUSSELS, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The European Union hailed Joe Biden’s inauguration later on Wednesday as U.S. …
  • This Company is ‘REEinventing' the Wheel With Its Revolutionary EV Powertrain January 20, 2021 8:55 am Autoevolution Although the technology was available as far back as the early 1900s, manufacturers have only recently jumped on the EV bandwagon. They started with existing chassis, which were modified to house electric motors and battery packs. They progressively …
  • TechCrunch Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski among list of last-minute Trump pardons January 20, 2021 7:41 am Video Games UK & Ireland Yahoo Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who had been sentenced to 18 months in prison on one count of stealing trade secrets, has received a pardon from President Donald Trump. The full pardon, which was one of 73 issued …
  • Trump pardons and commutations – the full list January 20, 2021 7:29 am The Guardian The people US president Donald Trump has granted clemency to range from rappers to financiers and lobbyists. Notable names on the list include: Steve Bannon Bannon, 67, was a key adviser in Trump’s 2016 presidential run. He was charged last year with …
  • Plot to blow up 9/11 Memorial January 20, 2021 7:18 am Morning Journal News - Ohio FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, the September 11 Memorial and Museum are seen from an upper floor of 3 World Trade Center in New York. A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online …
  • Microsoft backs GM's $30bn driverless car project  January 20, 2021 7:15 am The Telegraph Microsoft has invested in General Motors' driverless car company Cruise, joining a $2bn (£1.5bn) funding round that marks its biggest foray yet into the sector. The tech juggernaut was among a group of companies including Honda and GM itself that took …
  • Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer Levandowski January 20, 2021 7:07 am Reuters By Paresh Dave FILE PHOTO: Former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski leaves the federal court after his arraignment hearing in San Jose, California, U.S. August 27, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen LamWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump …
  • Donald Trump grants 73 pardons and commutes 70 sentences in final hours of presidency January 20, 2021 6:53 am The Telegraph Mr Trump previously pardoned former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about his conversation with the former Russian ambassador, and he commuted the prison term for Roger Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress during its …
  • Trump pardons former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski January 20, 2021 6:27 am Reuters By Reuters Staff WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given a full pardon to a former Google engineer sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-driving cars months before he briefly headed Uber …
  • Microsoft teams up with Cruise on self-driving cars, chips in for $2 billion investment January 20, 2021 5:33 am The Verge Microsoft is joining forces with Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, to help speed up the commercialization of autonomous vehicles. The software giant is also chipping in on a new equity investment of $2 billion for Cruise, along with …
  • Appreciating a flower's texture, color, and shape leads to better drone landings January 20, 2021 5:27 am Phys.org If you ever saw a honeybee hopping elegantly from flower to flower or avoiding you as you passed by, you may have wondered how such a tiny insect has such perfect navigation skills. These flying insects' skills are partially explained by the concept of …
  • What’s missing from driverless vehicle rollout plan January 20, 2021 4:55 am Canadian Underwriter Driverless vehicles need to have some way of communicating with police, fire and ambulance responders, an auto manufacturers’ group said in a recent report. First responders have ways of handling situations they encounter in traffic but there are no  “ …
  • Manufacturing is integral to Biden's build, back, better plan January 20, 2021 3:41 am The Hill In the final weeks of this year’s election, President-elect Biden said he “didn’t buy for a second that U.S. manufacturing is a thing of the past.” As chair for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and a Silicon Valley-based executive for a company …
  • BrandPost: Driverless Cars Demand Air-Tight Cybersecurity January 20, 2021 3:28 am CSO Driverless vehicles could save energy, limit car accidents and improve transport infrastructure. They could, eventually, save us the time we’d typically spend concentrating at the wheel. But with great autonomy, comes great cyber-risk. Autonomous cars are …
  • Velodyne Lidar, Trunk.Tech Announce Strategic Partnership in Autonomous Trucking January 20, 2021 3:04 am I-Connect007 Velodyne Lidar, Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with Beijing Trunk Technology Co., Ltd. The companies will collaborate in developing next-generation autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate commercialization of driverless trucks in China’s …