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  • Echodyne to Lead Discussion on Importance of CUAS Sensors and Capabilities at AUVSI USDPS 19 Aug 2019 15:08 giscafe.com Echodyne to Lead Discussion on Importance of CUAS Sensors and Capabilities at AUVSI USDPS Leaders in Innovative Radar Technology for 3D Security to Share Insights About UAS Detection, Tracking and Classification WASHINGTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 19, …
  • CBP outage hits airports 19 Aug 2019 15:01 The Politico With help from Stephanie Beasley and Maya Parthasarathy PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning Transportation will not be published from Monday, Aug. 26, through Monday, Sept. 2. We’ll be back on our normal schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Please continue to follow Pro …
  • A new way to test drive cars with virtual reality 19 Aug 2019 13:52 Business Day We’ve all read about the development of driverless cars. Now top-end motor companies are leading the quest for the exact opposite: carless drivers. Digitisation is transforming the way humans experience the world around them. In one of the latest …
  • Silly Season Energy News 19 Aug 2019 13:24 Forbes Prescription for good health overhead with doctor's desk, rx form, stethoscope, healthy fresh food on symbolic green background. Getty [My comments are in italics] Berkeley moves to ban natural gas hookups in new housing.  “Mayor Jesse Arreguín called …
  • US Military to Develop 5G After OIG Blames China Cyber-Espionage Acts 19 Aug 2019 13:03 Shanghai News The U.S. Department of Defense is starting a secure 5G microelectronics initiative after a declassified Inspector General report blamed China for supply chain cyber-espionage. The day after the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a heavily redacted …
  • AI is learning from humans. Many humans. 19 Aug 2019 12:54 Indian Express Namita Pradhan, second from right, works alongside colleagues at iMerit’s technology center in Bhubaneswar, India, January 31, 2019. Tech executives rarely discuss the labor-intensive process that goes into the creation of artificial intelligence, which is …
  • To Power A.I., Start-Up Creates a Giant Computer Chip 19 Aug 2019 12:47 The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The largest computer chips would usually fit in the palm of your hand. Some could rest on the tip of your finger. Conventional wisdom says anything bigger would be a problem. Now a Silicon Valley start-up, Cerebras, is challenging that …
  • To Power AI, This Startup Built a Really, Really Big Chip 19 Aug 2019 12:41 News Computer chips are usually small. The processor that powers the latest iPhones and iPads is smaller than a fingernail, and even the beefy devices used in cloud servers aren’t much bigger than a postage stamp. Then there’s a new chip from startup Cerebras: …
  • What Would Happen If the Whole Internet Just Shut Down All of a Sudden? 19 Aug 2019 12:41 Gizmodo A world in which the internet suddenly stops: surely the TV show’s already in development. Sprawling cast, gorgeous visuals, tediously on-the-nose themes. Some handsome B-lister tearing around the country in pursuit of his wayward kids, or the shadowy sect …
  • Three launches its ultra-fast 5G network in some parts of London but neglects other major UK cities 19 Aug 2019 11:16 Charleston Daily Mail Three has launched its 5G network with a plug-and-play home broadband service that is available in parts of Central London — Camden, Camberwell and Southwark. The firm is the latest to bring ultra-fast connection speeds to the public, following in the wake …
  • Embraer, Bell, Brazil, & Uber Elevate Are Shaping Our Urban Air Mobility Future 19 Aug 2019 09:51 CleanTechnica August 18th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  A flurry of aviation startups have challenged our current air mobility system and are introducing urban air mobility (UAM) to more people. Embraer, Bell, Brazil, & Uber Elevate are a few innovating in this fast-paced …
  • Why advertisers can't afford to screw up 5G 19 Aug 2019 09:14 campaign Self-driving cars, remote surgery, AR glasses – just a few examples of the promises of 5G that will have to be seen to be believed (or, at least, seen to have mass market appeal). A little closer to home, in the media industry, 5G will power more creative …
  • Russia's Yandex looks at 10-fold increase in driverless car fleet to speed up testing 19 Aug 2019 07:48 Reuters * Yandex considering launching 1,000 self-driving cars * Yandex wants to test vehicles on roads this year * Yandex technology said to be catching up with Google’s Waymo By Nadezhda Tsydenova MOSCOW, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google …
  • How Tesla’s Path To Self-Driving Cars Is Different From Others - CleanTechnica 19 Aug 2019 07:05 Google August 19th, 2019 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EVANNEX. The race to fully autonomous vehicles is on. In April, Elon Musk declared that Tesla should have over a million level 5 autonomous vehicles manufactured by 2020. To clarify, that means …
  • Clicking with Milwaukee 19 Aug 2019 06:44 Milwaukee Biz Times When software engineer Roman Reynebeau decided to switch jobs five years ago, he faced a decision: stay in Milwaukee, or move to a more traditionally tech-focused city like Seattle, San Francisco or Denver. The Little Chute native and his wife, Katlynn, …
  • InsurTechs Push for Front Row Seat in New World of Autonomous Technology 19 Aug 2019 06:39 ClaimsJournal.com Before manufacturers let autonomous vehicles loose on public roadways, they’ll have to show that their driverless cars are a lot better than humans at getting from Point A to Point B without crashing. The partially autonomous vehicles already on the road …
  • Shell to roll out electric vehicle charging service at stations across Singapore 19 Aug 2019 05:52 SmartPlanet.com Shell has rolled out an electric vehicle charging service at its Sengkang station in Singapore, marking the first time it is introducing the offering in Southeast Asia. Called Shell Recharge, the new service will be available at another nine Shell stations …
  • Singapore still APAC's most competitive data centre market: report 19 Aug 2019 05:00 Singapore Business Review The city ranks as the region's preferred location due to high-speed connectivity and low risk of natural disasters. Singapore maintained its spot as the most competitive data centre market in Asia Pacific (APAC) for the third straight year, according …
  • AI, the IoT, and Content: Ethics and Opportunity 19 Aug 2019 04:04 EContent Magazine During a recent visit to my brother’s house, my sister-in-law pointed out their new Amazon Echo Dot. “It’s so cute,” she said, before showing me her primary use case: “Alexa, tell me a joke!” The sound of Jimmy Fallon’s voice suddenly filled the room with …
  • A Historian's Take on the Future of Cars 19 Aug 2019 03:48 The Motley Fool In today's special episode of Industry Focus: Energy, host Nick Sciple chats with historian Dan Albert about the subject of his newest book, Are We There Yet? The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless. In the hourlong interview, Dan …
  • BMW's Increasing Investment in AI - Insights from an Interview with Sam Huang of BMW iVentures 19 Aug 2019 02:29 Forbes Sam Huang, BMW iVentures Sam Huang It takes more than technology to make businesses work. In fact, one of the most precious resources, besides the humans that run the organization, is capital to fund growth. In the areas at the edge of innovation, …
  • Lilium Flirts With Biomimicry, Wins Red Dot Award 19 Aug 2019 01:55 CleanTechnica August 18th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  One benefit of the new wave of electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) and electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) aircraft is the freedom the electric propulsion system gives designers. Airbus has a “ …
  • Amphenol Corp: Recent Selloff Has Created Attractive Opportunity 19 Aug 2019 01:49 Investing.com Background Amphenol Corporation (APH) is currently trading at $84.71 per share, down from recent highs back in April of ~$105 per share. This pullback has created an attractive entry point into a company that has delivered sustained growth through a …
  • Three switches on 5G for London homes 18 Aug 2019 23:55 Cnet 5G is coming to Three. Dominic Lipinski - PA Images via Getty Images UK mobile carrier Three switched on its 5G on Monday, but unlike other networks, it's not for mobile phone customers -- at first anyway. Instead, Three's 5G offering is based …
  • Commentary: Huge investments and 5G super highways. How China is powering ahead in the network race 18 Aug 2019 23:26 Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: The future of 5G holds huge promise, of total connectivity of devices and the ubiquity of technology in our everyday lives. China made its 5G ambitions clear since 2013 in the Made in China 2025 plan. Since then, China has invested heavily into …
  • Center for Data Innovation: U.S. leads AI race, with China closing fast and EU lagging 18 Aug 2019 22:47 VentureBeat While the United States currently has an edge in the race to develop artificial intelligence, China is rapidly gaining ground as Europe falls behind, according to a report released today by the Center for Data Innovation. The study arrives amid a wide- …
  • Advancement in the Auto Industry Depends on Infrastructure Spending 18 Aug 2019 20:33 WKYU Automakers are increasingly investing time and research into creating driverless vehicles, but a Kentucky expert says the new technology could face hurdles if the necessary infrastructure isn’t created. President Trump and members of Congress have …
  • AI is learning from humans, many humans 18 Aug 2019 18:45 BD News 24 The video showed the inside of someone’s colon. Pradhan was looking for polyps, small growths in the large intestine that could lead to cancer. When she found one — they look a bit like a slimy, angry pimple — she marked it with her computer mouse and …
  • Bye Aerospace & OXIS Energy To Commercialize Lithium-Sulfur Batteries For Urban Air Mobility (UAM) 18 Aug 2019 17:57 CleanTechnica Aviation Published on August 17th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart 0 August 17th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  Bye Aerospace is an extremely busy electric aviation company developing the future of our urban air mobility (UAM) world. It has two electric airplanes (eCTOL) …
  • After The Hoversurf Bike Comes The eVTOL Hoversurf Formula 18 Aug 2019 17:57 CleanTechnica August 18th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  As cool as the Hoversurf Hoverbike is, the company is now working on another electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) air vehicle, the Hoversurf Formula. There are bigger ambitions for the latter. Who Needs MTV When …
  • 3 Reasons Lyft Is a Better Buy Than Uber 18 Aug 2019 17:16 The Motley Fool The market still seems confused about Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) and Uber Technologies (NYSE:UBER), the ridesharing rivals that went public earlier this year. Not only are both stocks trading (at the time of this writing) down about 20% from the prices at their …
  • Deadliest Summertime Highways In The U.S. Will Be Recast Via Self-Driving Cars 18 Aug 2019 17:00 Forbes Consider how the deadliest summertime highways in the U.S. will be recast due to the emergence of true self-driving driverless cars (Florida's US-1 included). AFP/Getty ImagesHere's a quick roadway tip for you. If you are heading on a driving …
  • BHP grade issues at Pilbara mines cloud the outlook for iron ore 18 Aug 2019 16:13 Sydney Morning Herald The big Australian last month signalled to its customers, which include the world's biggest steelmakers, that an iron ore product from its large Jimblebar mine in WA's Pilbara, which ordinarily has iron content of 61 per cent, would drop down to 59 …
  • Porsche Working on Space Exploration Robots, and Here They Are 18 Aug 2019 13:08 autoevolution To date, German carmaker Porsche stood clear of this emerging trend, as it did with the autonomous vehicles industry. But that doesn't mean the company is not aware of the benefits machines that build on the developments in the auto industry would have …
  • Why Tesla should reconsider its stance against heads-up displays 18 Aug 2019 12:23 Mashable After eight hours of driving through heavy traffic, re-routed directions to avoid congestion, and a close call with the highway patrol, I was more than grateful for the bright glow of information projected onto my windshield. The 2019 Lincoln Navigator I …
  • Light rail could save the city from perpetual Project Neon-like traffic 18 Aug 2019 09:03 Las Vegas Sun Traffic is constricted by lane closures related to Project Neon, a nearly $1 billion, 4-mile-long widening of Interstate 15 from the U.S. 95 interchange to Sahara Avenue on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 | 2 a.m. The completion of Project …
  • City planning goes virtual with 'digital twin' tech 18 Aug 2019 03:06 Bangkok Post Australia is integrating new technologies into its urban centres and one of the projects that showcase this urban development innovation is "Data61". Data61 is a data-focused network comprised of a "digital twin" of a city area complete …
  • 4 Industry Leaders With Ultra-High Dividends 17 Aug 2019 22:39 The Motley Fool With long-term bond yields at historically low levels, conservative investors may be looking to high-dividend stocks in order to get the returns they seek. Investors that love their dividends need to be wary though because a dividend that's too high …
  • Russia rises in Europe as Germany loses clout 17 Aug 2019 18:38 Khaleej Times Europe in meltdown as America loses interest; Brexit adds to the woes. At first blush, the result of the European Parliament election in May, and the subsequent nomination of the European Union's new leadership team, augur continuity and not disruption …
  • Reinventing the seatbelt for the self-driving era 17 Aug 2019 17:01 Independent In 1959, Volvo gave away the most important invention in its history. The previous year, the company’s CEO had lost a close relative in a car accident, so he hired Nils Bohlin to be the first chief safety engineer at the Swedish carmaker. Bohlin had spent …
  • UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks 17 Aug 2019 16:56 KSRO iStock iStock(NEW YORK) — The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow. UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the ever-increasing race …
  • Jensen Huang interview: Why AI is the single most powerful force of our time 17 Aug 2019 16:14 VentureBeat Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang proudly proclaimed on an analyst earnings call this week that artificial intelligence is the “single most powerful force of our time.” Nvidia reported Q2 earnings and revenues that beat analysts’ expectations as demand for graphics …
  • This scooter can drive itself to a charging... 17 Aug 2019 14:32 Khaleej Times Segway-Ninebot's new semi-autonomous vehicle could be a potential boon for burgeoning scooter-sharing industry Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver …
  • Will self-driving vehicles be eco-friendly? 17 Aug 2019 14:14 News Last Updated on Aug 17, 2019 Cars are an inseparable part of our lives and one of those developing at the fastest pace. With all the new technologies available, autonomous vehicles are the next big step.  The major giants in the auto industry are hard at …
  • Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans 17 Aug 2019 13:34 Investing.com Alphabet's self-driving car company Waymo has built the world's smartest vehicles with access to the world's best artificial intelligence, but there's one barrier that it might have underestimated: people. In the last few months, the …
  • Micron Begins Mass Production Of 16Gb 1z-Class DDR4 RAM 17 Aug 2019 11:55 Tom's Hardware Credit: Nor Gol / Shutterstock Micron Technology announced that it had begun volume production of 16Gb DDR4 RAM products utilizing the 1z nanometer process, which is currently the industry’s smallest feature size process node. Micron is the first DRAM …
  • Why serial killers fascinate us 17 Aug 2019 10:25 Leader Local News Do you get nervous in elevators? A bit suspicious of self-driving cars and similar technology? Linwood Barcaly gets you. His latest novel, Elevator Pitch, features someone sabotaging lifts across New York, with terrifying results; and his next features …
  • Rise of the machines: artificial intelligence will take jobs, warn filmmakers 17 Aug 2019 09:06 WA Today The producers of the film include Michael Hilliard and Brian McGinn, who have worked together for years on the Chef’s Table series for Netflix. Production on Machine began in March 2018 and wrapped in April this year, which is quick for a documentary but …
  • If you invested $1,000 in Nvidia 10 years ago, here's how much you'd have now - CNBC 17 Aug 2019 08:13 Google U.S. tech company Nvidia released quarterly earnings this week and despite low Wall Street expectations for the chipmaker, its performance did not disappoint. Following the announcement after the market close Thursday, the shares surged as much as 7%, and …
  • Electric scooters that drive themselves to charging stations 17 Aug 2019 08:10 The Asian Age A scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver. Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the …