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  • Can Elon Musk's robotaxi plan help Tesla owners make $30,000 a year? 25 Apr 2019 06:21 Yahoo News Are robot taxi's really on the horizon? Tesla's aggressive (perhaps unrealistic) goal to launch a robotaxi network in 2020 was revealed by CEO Elon Musk on Monday as the company discussed plans toward a self-driving future.  Under Musk's …
  • Alphabet’s Waymo reviving Detroit plant with self-driving cars 25 Apr 2019 06:17 The Malaysian Star The birthplace of America’s auto industry and driving culture will soon have one of the world’s first plants making driverless cars.  Alphabet Inc’s Waymo LLC has picked an idled American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc facility in Detroit as the …
  • Musk suggests capital infusion after projected $700M loss 25 Apr 2019 05:59 NYPOST Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk suggested on Wednesday a capital raise could be imminent, as the electric-vehicle maker posted a first-quarter loss of $700 million and predicted a return to profit in the third. Tesla plans to resolve logistics issues with …
  • Explainer: Securing 5G future - what's stopping? 25 Apr 2019 05:32 The Asian Age The core is where the network’s most critical controls are located and the most sensitive information is stored. Britain’s plan to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies a restricted role in its next-generation mobile networks is part of a heated …
  • TRI-AD, Maxar, NTT Data to build HD maps for autonomous cars using satellite imagery 25 Apr 2019 05:29 Telecompaper Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Toyota’s automated driving software development company, Maxar Technologies and NTT Data will collaborate on a proof of concept building automated HD maps for autonomous vehicles using high- …
  • CORRECTED-Pricing pressure, tariffs dent Volvo's quarterly profit 25 Apr 2019 05:00 Reuters FILE PHOTO: A long exposure picture shows cars of Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo displayed in front of a showroom of Stierli Automobile AG company in St. Erhard, Switzerland April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish …
  • Public invited to survey of electric vehicle use 25 Apr 2019 04:37 Wahkiakum County Eagle An Electric Vehicle Readiness and Autonomous Vehicle Plan is being developed by regional governmental bodies, and part of this plan is to better understand current and anticipated electric vehicle use and opinions on autonomous vehicles. All people living …
  • Resistance Is Futile 25 Apr 2019 04:31 NPR Artificial intelligence, gene modification, and self-driving cars are causing fear and uncertainty about how technology is changing our lives. But humans have struggled to accept innovations throughout history. In this episode, we explore three innovations …
  • Daimler tipped to cut ties with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi 25 Apr 2019 04:20 Business Day Daimler is reportedly getting ready to end its association with the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance, according to a report in Manager Magazin. The German publication says that soon-to-be Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius will not renew joint projects such as …
  • Toyota's TRI-AD, Maxar Technologies and NTT DATA Collaborate to Build High-Definition Maps for Autonomous Vehicles from Space 25 Apr 2019 04:18 JCN Newswire TOKYO, Apr, 25 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD), Toyota's automated driving software development company, Maxar Technologies Inc., a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, and …
  • Pricing pressure, tariffs dent Volvo's quarterly profit 25 Apr 2019 04:13 Reuters FILE PHOTO: A long exposure picture shows cars of Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo displayed in front of a showroom of Stierli Automobile AG company in St. Erhard, Switzerland April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish …
  • Huawei controversies timeline 25 Apr 2019 03:53 Australian Reseller News Chinese telecommunications and consumer electronics manufacturer Huawei has found itself at the centre of a long list of controversies in recent months. Far and away the leader in 5G network infrastructure, the company's business units have performed …
  • Tesla Is Losing Money Again As Deliveries Decline - WIRED 25 Apr 2019 03:52 Google 2019 has been rocky for electric-auto maker Tesla: It announced it would start rolling out Model 3 sedans priced at $35,000, then made it more difficult to order them. It said it would close all of its showrooms, then said it would keep some open—and raise …
  • Top10: Parties play safe with backup candidates 25 Apr 2019 03:47 The Times of India Elon Musk knows how to make news. But cynicism aside, he also knows how to innovate — Tesla, SpaceX, Boring Company, hyperloop are all testament. This week, he did it again. Musk said by mid-2020, Tesla would put on roads 1 million cars capable of fully- …
  • AXT, Inc. (AXTI) CEO Dr. Morris Young on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 25 Apr 2019 03:45 Seeking Alpha AXT, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXTI) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call April 24, 2019 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Leslie Green - IR Dr. Morris Young - CEO Gary Fischer - CFO Conference Call Participants Richard Shannon - Craig-Hallum Chase Bunnell - Dougherty Hamed …
  • Bloomberg: Elon Musk's Self-Driving Tech Claims 'Don't Match the Reality' 25 Apr 2019 02:36 Breitbart Recently, Tesla dropped its contract with Nvidia, the manufacturer of the computer chips behind Tesla’s self-driving systems. Tesla has chosen to produce their new autonomous driving system chips in-house, and in doing so has taken shots at Nvidia claiming …
  • 'It's probably about the right time': Musk says Tesla might be looking to raise money after $1b loss 25 Apr 2019 02:23 Age On a call following results, Musk also stepped back from an earlier prediction that the company's Shanghai factory, which is currently being built, would likely produce 3,000 Model 3s per week by year's end. Instead, the so-called Gigafactory would …
  • What is 5G and what will it mean for you? 25 Apr 2019 02:02 Joy FM Superfast "fifth generation 5G" mobile internet could be launched as early as next year in some countries, promising download speeds 10 to 20 times faster than we have now. But what difference will it really make to our lives? Will we need new …
  • Tesla's Musk 'sees merit' in capital raise, vows profit in third... 25 Apr 2019 01:59 Investing.com By Alexandria Sage and Vibhuti Sharma (Reuters) - Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk suggested on Wednesday a capital raise could be imminent, as the electric vehicle maker lost $700 million in the first quarter and predicted a return to …
  • Benchmark Electronics Inc (BHE) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript 25 Apr 2019 01:58 The Motley Fool Image source: The Motley Fool. Benchmark Electronics Inc  (NYSE:BHE) Q1 2019 Earnings Call April 24, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good day. And welcome to the Benchmark …
  • Tesla Is Losing Money Again As Deliveries Decline 25 Apr 2019 01:47 News 2019 has been rocky for electric automaker Tesla: It announced it would start rolling out Model 3 sedans priced at $35,000, then made it more difficult to order them. It said it would close all of its showrooms, then said it would keep some open—and raise …
  • Samsung plans $116 billion long-term investment to diversify its chip business 25 Apr 2019 01:22 MarketWatch SEOUL — Samsung Electronics Co. said it would invest about $116 billion by 2030 to further diversify its semiconductor production beyond memory chips, as the company seeks new growth drivers. The spending, which entails both research-and-development and …
  • Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (BHE) CEO Jeff Benck on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 25 Apr 2019 01:16 Seeking Alpha Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) Q1 2019 Earnings Conference Call April 24, 2019 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Lisa Weeks - Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations Jeff Benck - President and Chief Executive Officer Roop Lakkaraju - Chief …
  • Tesla's Musk 'sees merit' in capital raise, vows profit in third quarter after large loss 25 Apr 2019 00:52 Reuters (Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk suggested on Wednesday a capital raise could be imminent, as the electric vehicle maker lost $700 million in the first quarter and predicted a return to profit in the third. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen …
  • Tesla just reported an abysmal quarter with Model S and Model X sales falling off a cliff (TSLA) 25 Apr 2019 00:21 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Reuters Tesla reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday that missed Wall Street estimates. Model S and X sales dropped drastically in the quarter. CEO Elon Musk said that's not due to cannibalization from the newer, cheaper Model 3. Tesla reported …
  • Elon Musk banks on his self-driving taxi service as Tesla burns through cash 25 Apr 2019 00:17 Mashable Tesla's robo-taxis are needed more than ever. The company lost $702 million in the first three months of the year and the EV maker doesn't expect to be profitable again until the second half of the year, according to first quarter earnings results …
  • Nvidia agrees with Tesla’s take on self-driving cars, but corrects specifics 25 Apr 2019 00:15 Digital Trends An Nvidia executive underscored the company’s agreement with broad statements by Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the EV company’s April 22 Autonomy Investor Day. However, Nvidia’s vice president of investor relations Rob Csongor took exception to what he termed …
  • Tesla promises return to profit in third-quarter after large loss, may raise more capital 25 Apr 2019 00:15 Channel News Asia REUTERS: Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk suggested on Wednesday a capital raise could be imminent, as the electric vehicle maker lost US$700 million in the first quarter and predicted a return to profit in the third. Tesla plans to resolve logistics …
  • Following FAA Approval, Drone Deliveries on the Way to New River Valley 25 Apr 2019 00:09 WVTF The Old Dominion is about to start looking a bit like a science fiction movie. Michael Pope reports on the future of drone deliveries in Virginia. The future is now. Just like George Jetson sent his wife and kids off in autonomous vehicles, you may someday …
  • Tesla's Musk 'sees merit' in capital raise, vows profit in Q3 after large loss 25 Apr 2019 00:07 Reuters (Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk suggested on Wednesday a capital raise could be imminent, as the electric vehicle maker lost $700 million in the first quarter and predicted a return to profit in the third. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen …
  • Tesla posts surprisingly large 1Q loss as sales slump 31% 24 Apr 2019 23:59 Michigansthumb Tom Krisher and Michael Liedtke, Ap Business Writers Updated 6:10 pm EDT, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk …
  • Tesla misses first-quarter earnings estimates, but Wall Street focuses on hopes of profit 24 Apr 2019 23:22 MarketWatch Tesla Inc. late Wednesday posted a wider-than-expected first-quarter adjusted loss and missed revenue forecasts, but Wall Street zeroed in on some of the promises that company executives made during their call with analysts, including that the car maker …
  • US officials launch bid to change PM's mind over allowing Hauwei to build 5G network 24 Apr 2019 22:58 Charleston Daily Mail Theresa May was accused of risking links with the US last night with a decision to let a Chinese firm help build a 5G mobile network. The Prime Minister has reportedly approved Huawei's involvement despite Cabinet ministers raising serious objections …
  • Tesla posts Q1 net loss of $700M 24 Apr 2019 22:57 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Updated 2:45 pm PDT, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Photo: Jae C. Hong, Associated Press FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk appears poised to …
  • Tesla is back to losing money as revenue, cash and other key numbers tumble 24 Apr 2019 22:41 Seattle Times Elon Musk envisions a glorious future when fleets of Tesla robo-taxis earn money for Tesla owners and make all other automobiles instantly obsolete. The future, he said in a presentation this week, starts next year. So far this year, however, Tesla’s …
  • Tesla reports $702m quarterly loss 24 Apr 2019 22:37 BBC Image copyright AFP Image caption Tesla has stepped up production of its mid-market Model 3 car Tesla reported a loss of $702m for the first three months of the year and predicted another loss for the three months after. The electric car and battery maker …
  • Autonomous vehicles coming to PIRA 24 Apr 2019 22:34 Desert Wings A Humvee rolls down a dirt road at the Precision Impact Range Area at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., April 17. Technicians from Autonomous Solutions Inc. took measurements of roads and vehicle characteristics to tailor fit their Vehicle Automation Kits to …
  • Tesla posts $700M loss, demand appears to be waning 24 Apr 2019 22:26 SF Gate Updated 2:45 pm PDT, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Photo: Jae C. Hong, Associated Press FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks before unveiling the Model Y at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Musk appears poised to …
  • Clear Ventures does an Electric Boogaloo with sequel fund to splash $180m on 'Industry 4.0' 24 Apr 2019 22:01 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World US-based start-up investor Clear Ventures has set up a second fund to bankroll businesses that deal with the ridiculously nebulous notion of the fourth industrial revolution. The first fund launched in 2016 and beneficiaries included Robin Systems, which …
  • Tesla stock falls after car maker misses first-quarter estimates 24 Apr 2019 21:43 MarketWatch Tesla Inc. posted a wider-than-expected adjusted loss in the first quarter, sending the stock to a 2% decline in the extended session Wednesday. Tesla TSLA, -1.99%  said it lost $702 million, or $4.10 a share, in the quarter, compared with a GAAP loss of $ …
  • Tesla stock falls after car maker misses Q1 views 24 Apr 2019 21:20 MarketWatch Tesla Inc. posted a wider-than-expected adjusted loss in the first quarter, sending the stock to a 2% loss in the extended session Wednesday. Tesla TSLA, -1.99%  said it lost $645 million, or $4.10 a share, in the quarter, compared with a GAAP loss of $4. …
  • New rules for self-driving cars introduced in Dubai 24 Apr 2019 21:16 Khaleej Times The strategy will help cut transportation costs by 44 per cent. Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued the Council's Resolution No. (3) of 2019 that regulates …
  • Samsung to invest $116b in non-memory chips 24 Apr 2019 20:04 Daily Star Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to invest $116 billion in non-memory chips through 2030, to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power self-driving cars and AI-enabled devices. The plan underscores the South Korean firm …
  • Tesla: Why Did The Autonomy Vehicle Day Turn Me Bullish? 24 Apr 2019 19:48 Seeking Alpha Summary and Paper Thesis As a result of the disclosures made in the Autonomy Vehicle Day event, Tesla (TSLA) demonstrated that it is currently in a leadership position compared to its competition when it comes to autonomous vehicles. They demonstrated that …
  • Wild Thing 24 Apr 2019 19:06 City Weekly I brace myself as I open my email: Another note from someone who listened to my Bigfoot podcast, Wild Thing, and felt compelled to write me. Most of the time, it's a nice fan letter. Every so often, it's an outpouring of disappointment or an angry …
  • Donald Trump Hates, Doesn’t Trust “Crazy” Self-Driving Cars 24 Apr 2019 19:06 autoevolution His hatred for the idea of a driverless car goes back as early as 2017, four independent sources say for Axios. POTUS doesn’t like the idea of entrusting his life to a computer, though he ironically has no objection to being flown around on a plane whose …
  • The first-ever self-driving robot surgeon can navigate itself through the body 24 Apr 2019 18:49 Charleston Daily Mail The first-ever self-driving robot surgeon: New device can navigate itself autonomously through the body Boston Children's Hospital scientists designed an autonomous robot catheter that uses a camera, sensors and algorithms to navigate itself to the …
  • Samsung plans investment in non-memory chips to challenge TSMC, Qualcomm 24 Apr 2019 18:10 Business Day Seoul — Samsung Electronics plans to invest $116bn in non-memory chips by 2030to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power self-driving cars and artificial intelligence-enabled devices. The plan underscores the South …
  • Nike NEXT%: Marathon running shoe so good it became controversial has been improved, company says 24 Apr 2019 17:42 Independent Two years ago, Nike unveiled what has been called the fastest shoe on the planet. It proved that claim last year, when it carried Eliud Kipchoge across the finish line at the Berlin Marathon, more quickly than ever before, not just breaking the world …
  • Elon Musk Was Right: Cheap Cameras Could Replace Lidar on Self-Driving Cars, Researchers Find - Gizmodo 24 Apr 2019 16:30 Google Among the many tidbits of wisdom that Elon Musk dropped at a Tesla company investor event on Monday was the revelation that Lidar, a laser-based scanning technology that images objects in 3D, was “friggin’ stupid,” and that “...anyone relying on LiDAR is …