Driverless in the news

Further articles

  • Emerging technologies will ‘blur lines’ between humans and machines: report 21 Aug 2018 01:19 iTWire Business and technology leaders are faced with rapidly accelerating technology innovation as emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence blur the lines between humans and machines, according to a newly published global report. According to global …
  • Planning for the Future by Maintaining Existing Roads and Bridges 20 Aug 2018 23:48 WKYU The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s plan to keep up with emerging automotive technology—like self-driving vehicles-- is to maintain existing roads and bridges. But that strategy may face challenges as cars become more efficient and less reliant on …
  • Gilbert O'Sullivan's 19th album even better than 1st 20 Aug 2018 23:28 Washington Times Gilbert O’Sullivan, “Gilbert O’Sullivan” (BMG) Gilbert O’Sullivan is still himself - reflective, sensitive and witty - on his 19th studio album, which often sounds like his 1971 debut, maybe even better. If you haven’t noticed any of O’Sullivan’s new …
  • Micron Technology and NVIDIA Are Sitting on a Potential Gold Mine 20 Aug 2018 23:04 The Motley Fool Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) and NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) have been on a roll over the past few quarters. While favorable memory pricing has turned out to be a big catalyst for Micron, NVIDIA has benefited from a cryptocurrency-triggered shortage in graphics …
  • Gilbert O'Sullivan's 19th album even better than 1st 20 Aug 2018 22:54 The New Zeland Herald Gilbert O'Sullivan, "Gilbert O'Sullivan" (BMG) Gilbert O'Sullivan is still himself — reflective, sensitive and witty — on his 19th studio album, which often sounds like his 1971 debut, maybe even better. If you haven't noticed …
  • Review: Gilbert O'Sullivan's 19th album even better... 20 Aug 2018 22:26 Charleston Daily Mail By Associated Press Published: 18:08 EDT, 20 August 2018 | Updated: 18:21 EDT, 20 August 2018 Gilbert O'Sullivan, "Gilbert O'Sullivan" (BMG) Gilbert O'Sullivan is still himself - reflective, sensitive and witty - on his 19th studio …
  • Review: Gilbert O'Sullivan's 19th album even better than 1st 20 Aug 2018 22:14 Michigansthumb Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press Updated 6:07 pm EDT, Monday, August 20, 2018 This cover image released by BMG shows the self-titled album for Gilbert O'Sullivan. (BMG via AP) This cover image released by BMG shows the self-titled album for Gilbert O…
  • Intel Datacenter Summit 2018 Live Blog 20 Aug 2018 22:02 AnandTech 11:44AM EDT - We're live here at Intel HQ in Santa Clara for the company's 2018 Datacenter Summit. The most lucrative part of Intel's business, the company is looking to pivot entirely from being PC-centric to what the company calls " …
  • Winnipeg restaurants excited for increased competition with Uber Eats 20 Aug 2018 19:43 CKND Winnipeggers will soon have another option when it comes to getting meals delivered at home. This week, Uber Eats is launching in 30 cities, including Winnipeg. Initial local restaurants on the service will include Jeffrey’s Restaurant, Saucers Cafe and  …
  • Flir Systems Has Growth Opportunities In Data, Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, Says William Blair 20 Aug 2018 19:08 Benzinga Thermal imaging company FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR), which reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings July 25, caught an upgrade Monday from William Blair.   The Analyst William Blair's Louie DiPalma upgraded Flir Systems from Market …
  • Stanford Researchers Build AI Directly Into Camera Optics 20 Aug 2018 18:55 ExtremeTech Until recently, cameras were exclusively designed to create images for humans — for fun, for art, and for documenting history. With the rapid growth of robots as well as various other kinds of machines and vehicles that need to observe and learn from …
  • Hit with fatal crash case, Uber's vision of autonomous cars begins to blur 20 Aug 2018 18:51 business-standard After Dara Khosrowshahi took over as Uber’s chief executive last August, he considered shutting the company’s money-losing autonomous vehicle division. A visit to Pittsburgh this spring changed that. In town for a leadership summit, Mr. Khosrowshahi and …
  • Kim's Opinion: Half of Americans draw the line on self-driving cars 20 Aug 2018 18:43 Komando.com No matter what you may see or hear, America’s special relationship with our cars is going strong. Yes, it was once about chrome and horsepower. Today, it’s about style, and most important, car technology. The more high-tech, the better. Except for where …
  • Wake County tax team enlists high-tech SAS help to tackle property assessments 20 Aug 2018 18:19 WRAL RALEIGH – The tax man is getting more high tech in Wake County with Jim Goodnight, the multi-ibillionaire and richest man in North Carolina, providing a lending hand directly through his own efforts as well as that of his software giant SAS. Wake County’s …
  • Summer program gives high schoolers hands-on experience with artificial intelligence 20 Aug 2018 17:52 Princeton Packet Over the course of human history, certain technologies have changed the way we live our lives: movable type led to widespread literacy; the steam engine spurred an industrial revolution; the internet allows for instantaneous communication across the globe …
  • Are Electric Scooters Awesome or Terrible? A Look at the Pros and Cons... 20 Aug 2018 17:43 Entrepreneur The newest transportation fad has its upsides, but operators should tread carefully. August 20, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. First it was the people of San Francisco who vandalized electric kick scooters …
  • Ground transport: Change of gear 20 Aug 2018 16:47 Buying Business Travel Costing and managing ground transport has always been a challenge. Does new technology have the potential to bring it under control? Talking about “door-to-door” travel is nothing new, but while everybody frets about getting the right flight and hotel …
  • Uber Eats gets ready to launch in Winnipeg this week 20 Aug 2018 16:25 CKND Winnipeggers will soon have another option when it comes to getting meals delivered at home. This week, Uber Eats is launching in 30 cities, including Winnipeg. Initial local restaurants on the service will include Jeffrey’s Restaurant, Saucers Cafe and  …
  • SoftWheel is Delighted to Announce an R&D and Manufacturing Partnership, as well as an Investment by Musashi Seimitsu, a Leading Automotive Tier1 Player 20 Aug 2018 16:23 Odessa American TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--SoftWheel is strengthening its position in the automotive sector through partnerships with leading Tier1 and Tier2 automotive players. The investment by and collaboration with Musashi Seimitsu (TYO:7220), a …
  • Autonomous Driving: Are Machines Expected To Be Perfect? 20 Aug 2018 16:02 WirelessWeek.com Despite our increasing reliance on machines, they are still held with a bit of contempt in the mind of most people. Consider the multitude of science fiction works dealing in some way with machines taking over the world and either enslaving or …
  • Bank lobbyists’ hollow campaign against credit unions 20 Aug 2018 15:52 Americanbanker For most companies, $174 billion would blow past any previously set revenue benchmarks and place them well on their way to becoming one of America’s most successful firms. But for Wall Street banks, that is the total amount they shelled out in fines and …
  • Bank of England chief economist warns of rise in “technologically unemployed” 20 Aug 2018 15:50 Neowin.net Andy Haldane, the chief economist at the Bank of England, has warned that the UK could be faced with a large number of unemployed people because they don’t possess the technological skills needed, as AI and other technologies begin making traditional jobs …
  • OU professor nominated for White House position steps down as vice president for research  20 Aug 2018 15:35 KFOR-TV-DT NORMAN, Okla. – A University of Oklahoma professor who has been nominated for a White House position has stepped down as vice president for research at the university. Kelvin Droegemeier, a meteorologist and Vice President of Research and Regents’ …
  • DealBook Briefing: Who Isn’t Worried About Elon Musk? 20 Aug 2018 15:27 The New York Times PepsiCo stays on a health kick The beverage giant said today that it would buy SodaStream International for $3.2 billion, a sign that it’s still seeking to move away from sugary sodas under its new leadership. While SodaStream machines were once primarily …
  • Elderly to need transport options 20 Aug 2018 15:21 Wanganui Chronicle As part of the planning for an ageing population, the Office of Seniors at the Ministry of Social Development has commissioned a series of articles on what life might be like in 20 years time. Here, Dr Helen Fitt and Dr Angela Curl write about transport …
  • Google puts DeepMind AI in charge of its data centre cooling 20 Aug 2018 15:21 The Inquirer ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE KNOWS HOW TO CHILL... servers; or at least Google's AI tech can, as it's being used to handle data centre cooling systems. AI from Google's DeepMind division is being given the task of controlling the cooling in Google …
  • Pepsi buys drink company SodaStream for $3.2B 20 Aug 2018 14:40 CBC Beverage giant PepsiCo on Monday purchased Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion US, a boon for a company that has enjoyed a resurgence after being targeted by anti-Israel boycotters in the past. PepsiCo said it was acquiring all …
  • MT's flux capacitor 20 Aug 2018 14:37 The Politico With help from Stephanie Beasley PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning Transportation will not publish from Aug. 27-Sept. 3. Our next Morning Transportation newsletter will publish on Sept. 4. Story Continued Below HURRY UP AND WAIT: What ever happened to President …
  • PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion 20 Aug 2018 14:12 Palm Beach Post JERUSALEM —  PepsiCo bought carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion on Monday, a move the beverage giant hopes will further help it adjust as consumers drink less traditional soda and opt more for flavored waters and other drinks. The deal is …
  • How Do I, Or You, Like A Self-Driving Car? 20 Aug 2018 14:08 WirelessWeek.com With the huge ongoing investment to advance the development of self-driving cars, the title question might seem irrelevant. That said, there are a number of relative factors that should be given some serious thought. In fact, there are a number of good …
  • California Today: At an Oakland Hospital, a New Way to Treat Opioid Addiction 20 Aug 2018 13:28 International Herald Tribune Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) So far, the opioid crisis hasn’t hit California as badly as many Eastern and Midwestern states. But with deadly synthetic fentanyl spreading there, Highland Hospital in Oakland is …
  • California Today: California Today: At an Oakland Hospital, a New Way to Treat Opioid Addiction 20 Aug 2018 13:21 International Herald Tribune Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) So far, the opioid crisis hasn’t hit California as badly as many Eastern and Midwestern states. But with deadly synthetic fentanyl spreading there, Highland Hospital in Oakland is …
  • PepsiCo announces $3.2-billion purchase of SodaStream 20 Aug 2018 13:11 CTV News JERUSALEM -- Beverage giant PepsiCo on Monday purchased Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion, a boon for a company that has enjoyed a resurgence after being targeted by anti-Israel boycotters in the past. PepsiCo said it was …
  • Programmers need ethics when designing the technologies that influence people’s lives 20 Aug 2018 12:06 Salon Computing professionals are on the front lines of almost every aspect of the modern world. They’re involved in the response when hackers steal the personal information of hundreds of thousands of people from a large corporation. Their work can protect – …
  • Elon Musk Confirms: Video Streaming Coming To Teslas In Firmware Version 10 20 Aug 2018 12:03 CleanTechnica August 20th, 2018 by Kyle Field  Elon Musk responded to a tweet today to confirm that video streaming will be coming to Teslas in version 10 of the firmware for its vehicles. The tweet builds on the automaker’s increasing focus on adding entertainment …
  • WaveSense’s ground-penetrating radars could make self-driving cars safer 20 Aug 2018 11:58 VentureBeat Radar. Lidar. Cameras. They’re the components that help give autonomous vehicles from Uber, GM’s Cruise Automation, Google spinoff Waymo, and countless others a sense of their surroundings. But Tarik Bolat, CEO of WaveSense, thinks they have a blind spot. …
  • Uber’s vision of self-driving cars begins to blur 20 Aug 2018 11:46 Bizjournals
  • Startup wants to help self-driving cars peer into the earth 20 Aug 2018 11:46 Bizjournals
  • Self-Driving Cars Should Look Down, Not Just Ahead 20 Aug 2018 11:45 News Self-driving cars are like snowbird retirees. Given the freedom to live, or operate, anywhere in the country, they turn their backs on wintry states and flock to the sun. There’s a reason Waymo, Uber, and even grocery story giant, Kroger, are testing …
  • BMW official questions real feasibility of driverless cars 20 Aug 2018 11:25 Sun A BMW representative has said something several other people may be thinking but are being cautious about saying – that driverless cars may never become mainstream, or even be allowed onto public roads. Ian Robertson, BMW's special representative to …
  • How Can America Solve Its Truck Driver Shortage? 20 Aug 2018 11:19 Investing.com While automated trucks may someday ferry freight across America, that has not happened yet and it's likely at least a few -- if not more -- years away from reality. And, while there are other ways to move materials including trains and airplanes, …
  • Some self-driving car advocates want to reprogram pedestrians 20 Aug 2018 11:18 The Seattle Times Driverless car proponents say there’s one surefire shortcut to getting self-driving cars on the streets sooner: persuade pedestrians to behave less erratically. You’re crossing the street wrong. That is essentially the argument some self-driving car …
  • Who Isn’t Worried About Elon Musk? 20 Aug 2018 11:10 The New York Times Elsewhere in Tesla news: The NYT delved into the Azealia Banks controversy. ____________________________ Today’s DealBook Briefing was written by Andrew Ross Sorkin in New York, and Michael J. de la Merced and Amie Tsang in London. …
  • The Race Is On: Trade Wars, AI Leadership & 5G 20 Aug 2018 11:02 EBN Online When I was growing up the forefront of technology was the space race, the final frontier, and the protagonists were the Americans and the Russians. Now, there are new technology frontiers to break through and the nations fighting for domination are led by …
  • Passions for cars landed Gurugram girl in Perdue University 20 Aug 2018 10:48 The Times of India Penchant for the offbeat made Gurugram girl Dipanshi Batra eye Purdue University's Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) major programme "I have always wanted to go into the automobile industry because of my passion for cars," says …
  • New research center aims to improve health outcomes for people with physical disabilities 20 Aug 2018 10:37 News-Medical.net August 20, 2018 Nationally, 1 in 5 adults lives with a disability. But knowing what it's like for those 53 million people to age -; and how their unique needs may change over time -; isn't always clear to the professionals that provide care. …
  • Diverse power management IC solutions to affect industries through 2020, says TI manager 20 Aug 2018 10:20 DigiTimes Diverse power management IC solutions to affect industries through 2020, says TI manager Along with the development of data centers, automotive electronics and industrial automation, power consumption has become an issue as crucial as gasoline consumption …
  • Nvidia: Mr. Market Got The Story Wrong 20 Aug 2018 08:28 Seeking Alpha NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) fell 5 percent on Friday in reaction to its Q2 FY19 results. As if to prove its point, the market drove the share price down further, albeit just slightly, in post-market trading. The chip maker actually performed well, with the …
  • NXP Semiconductors: Connected Future At A Discount 20 Aug 2018 03:39 Seeking Alpha The market is always a perplexing place. A stock like NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) can have a bid for $127.50 on the table from an industry leader like Qualcomm (QCOM), but individual investors and investment funds won't touch the stock in the $90s after …
  • Block chain special zone considered in Jeju 20 Aug 2018 02:42 South Korea News Gov't to invest 7 trillion won to improve quality of life By Yoon Ja-young As part of its plans to spur innovative growth in local administrations, the government is considering designating Jeju Island as a special zone to develop the blockchain and …