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  • Innovusion Launches its Lidar System “Cheetah” 18 Jun 2019 00:57 Embedded Computing Design Innovusion Inc.’s Cheetah system has patented detector electronics, advanced optics and sophisticated software algorithms that provides a long-distance, high-resolution LiDAR vehicle mobility system. The Cheetah system features: A screen resolution of 300 …
  • AI for good 17 Jun 2019 22:43 Scoop The Government is investing millions of dollars in the University of Auckland to help understand and unlock the power of artificial intelligence (AI). A leading expert and researcher in the field of AI has joined the University under the Tertiary Education …
  • Nokia: Security is one of the hottest topics in the UK's network environment and rightly so 17 Jun 2019 22:37 Totaltele What has Nokia been up to this year on the 5G front? “I think ‘running furiously’ best describes it – as everybody has been. The big difference now from where we were 12 months ago is that we finally have the standards in place. “All the vendors are now …
  • It's time for Australia to commit to the kind of future it wants: CSIRO Australian National Outlook 2019 17 Jun 2019 21:33 MENAFN (MENAFN - The Conversation) Australia's future prosperity is at risk unless we take bold action and commit to long-term thinking. This is the key message contained in the Australian National Outlook 2019 ( ANO 2019 ), a report published today by CSIRO …
  • Hunter region start-ups showcase products, services at Sydney’s Launch Festival 17 Jun 2019 21:10 iTWire Start-ups from the Hunter region of New South Wales are showcasing their products and services — including a claimed world’s most efficient wind turbine — to potential investors at the 2019 Launch Festival in Sydney. The Launch Festival, sponsored by the …
  • Facing up to future of scanning technology 17 Jun 2019 20:51 Shanghai Daily Zhao Ying, 61, has stepped out of her traditional way of life after seeing a shopper checking out at a supermarket by scanning their face. The supermarket is equipped with two machines with Alipay face-scanning payment and one with WeChat face-scanning …
  • Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall 17 Jun 2019 20:17 The Washington Post For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston. Now the Silicon Valley start-up’s autonomous, unmanned vehicles — which resemble a giant pill bug on …
  • The 21 Best Events in Denver, June 17-23, 2019 17 Jun 2019 20:03 Westword Here comes summer! Denver's hottest season starts this week, and the calendar's packed with cool events to enjoy in the months ahead. But don't wait for the solstice to get out and about. The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market returns to the Mile …
  • Montreal gearing up for 5G pilot project 17 Jun 2019 19:58 Montreal Gazette The city of Montreal is planning a pilot project to get ready for fifth-generation (5G) cellular technology, the executive committee member responsible for the smart city announced Monday. Preparations for a “living lab” to test 5G technology will start …
  • Florida Poly Senior Director to Lead International Research on Autonomous Vehicles 17 Jun 2019 19:52 University Chronicle Dr. Rahul Razdan, senior director of special projects at Florida Polytechnic University, will lead a new series of SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International research reports centered on testing and validation of autonomous vehicle technology. …
  • A Leveraged Semiconductor ETF to Trade on Volatility 17 Jun 2019 19:24 ETF Trends Despite the fact that markets had a generally more optimistic tone over the past week, semiconductor stocks have been punished, falling more than 1% even as the broader market rose. Investors who are bearish on semis and looking to use ETFs to play the …
  • Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests 17 Jun 2019 19:21 During the tests, Waymo has put a safety driver inside, ready to take control if anything goes awry. It's a significant step for Waymo towards adding the self-driving cars to its ride-hailing fleet, which it plans to do next year. Waymo revealed last …
  • ERAU research park lures high-tech firm Arralis to Daytona Beach 17 Jun 2019 18:57 Daytona Beach News Journal Mark Harper @markharper36 Monday Jun 17, 2019 at 9:42 AM Jun 17, 2019 at 9:42 AM Arralis, a European high-tech communications company, will establish a presence at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Research Park, school officials announced Monday at …
  • Mobility Revolution 3.0 is here 17 Jun 2019 18:48 Jerusalem Post In the past few years, “sharing economy” has been transformed from a novelty to the new normal as we look for ways to have a better and more efficient way of life. Today, major urban centers in Europe and the US boast dozens of shared mobility services …
  • West Seattle light rail extension update: ups, downs and everything in between 17 Jun 2019 18:39 West Seattle Herald White Center News The light rail line running over the road leading up from Tukwila to the SR 99 station. Photo by Patrick Robinson   By Gwen Davis What’s your opinion of the West Seattle light rail project? The West Seattle ST3 light rail extension project – which has …
  • Most self-driving companies say this tech is crucial. Elon Musk disagrees. 17 Jun 2019 18:37 CNN Lidar, which stands for light detection and ranging, sends out pulses that bounce off objects and return to the sensor, telling it how far away things are. Tesla is taking a different approach. The company's bet -- that artificial intelligence-powered …
  • AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) 17 Jun 2019 17:14 SmartPlanet.com Customer experience and digital transformation live at the intersection of technology, corporate culture, and organizational change. Although technology and data help us understand customers and create personalized experiences, taking advantage of these …
  • Domino's brings self-driving pizza delivery pilot to Houston 17 Jun 2019 17:10 Houston Chronicle Test will transport food to customers in unmanned vehicle Olivia Rockeman and Craig Giammona, Bloomberg Published 11:11 am CDT, Monday, June 17, 2019 FILE- This Oct. 27, 2016, photo shows Domino's Pizza boxes at one their locations, in Hialeah, Fla. …
  • Cognata Wins Industry Awards for Innovation and Category Leader 17 Jun 2019 16:41 University Chronicle Cognata Honored by CES Asia and the Ayn Rand Center in Israel for its continuous work in Autonomous vehicles and ADAS simulation REHOVOT, Israel (PRWEB) June 17, 2019 Cognata, Ltd., a leading provider of simulation authoring software for Autonomous …
  • AIs should be legally liable for their mistakes soon 17 Jun 2019 16:12 The Next Web Assigning blame can often be a complex task. A person’s actions, intentions, and state of mind all come into consideration when meting out judgement over any wrongdoing. Across various industries, examples of medical malpractice and reckless endangerment …
  • Nvidia's new 9.4-petaflop supercomputer aims to help train self-driving cars - Roadshow 17 Jun 2019 15:50 C Net Yeah, that's all well and good, but can it run Crysis? Nvidia Sure, it might let you run all the Minecraft shaders you could possibly install, but supercomputers tend to find themselves involved in actual beneficial work, like molecular modeling or …
  • 5G ETF Provides Access to Important Trends 17 Jun 2019 15:50 ETF Trends The 5G ETF (FIVG), which debuted in March, already has $81.73 million in assets under management, making it one of this year’s most successful new exchange traded funds. FIVG’s rapid success underscores the viability of the 5G investment theme. The …
  • Domino’s teams up with Nuro to test autonomous delivery 17 Jun 2019 15:29 680News ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Domino’s plans to test pizza delivery using fully autonomous vehicles in Houston. The world’s biggest pizza company is teaming up with Nuro, a Silicon Valley startup that makes unmanned delivery vehicles. Nuro is also partners with …
  • Demand in doubt for fully autonomous cars 17 Jun 2019 14:50 Japan Times KIZUGAWA, KYOTO PREF. - At the June 2016 Paris Motor Show, one of the four major global auto exhibitions, Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG, revealed the German automaker’s new strategy expressed by an acronym CASE. C stands for “connected,” meaning that …
  • Revival of Fiat-Renault deal hinges on Nissan’s backing and France’s role 17 Jun 2019 14:44 Japan Times As Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA move on from their failed merger talks, a revival of discussions would depend on overcoming at least two major obstacles. Fiat blamed “political conditions in France” when it withdrew its proposal, and a …
  • Nvidia brings Arm support to its GPU platform for supercomputing 17 Jun 2019 13:50 PC Magazine Nvidia announced on Monday that it's adding support for Arm's CPU architecture to its GPU platform. The chipmaker said the aim is to offer energy efficient supercomputing by marrying the fast execution of Arm CPUs with Nvidia-optimized processing …
  • The Demise of the DBA 17 Jun 2019 13:37 Database Journal As recently as a decade ago, database administrators had to execute many complex and interesting tasks such as capacity planning, SQL performance tuning and most recently supporting business analytics in the big data environment. Today, however, most of …
  • Nuro partners with Domino’s to deliver pizza via self-driving cars in Houston 17 Jun 2019 13:36 VentureBeat Nuro, a self-driving car company founded by two former Google employees, this morning announced that it’s teaming up with Domino’s Pizza to pilot delivery in select Texas markets. Nuro plans to start by ferrying pizzas from one of Domino’s corporate-owned …
  • Work fighting computer bugs garners international acclaim for U of S researcher 17 Jun 2019 12:25 Star Phoenix Chanchal Roy readily admits he’s not ready to ride around in autonomous vehicles. That may sound odd coming from a rising star in computer science, but Roy is all too aware of the software errors or ‘bugs’ that can cause disastrous malfunctions in …
  • Tackled Uber's entry with guerrilla-like plan, focused on nooks and corners of India: Ola 17 Jun 2019 12:10 The Times of India New Delhi, Jun 17 () India's biggest ride-hailing firm Ola countered American giant Uber's "carpet bombing" entry into the country with guerrilla warfare by going into nooks and corners to gain a significant market share, its founder and …
  • Tame Your Picture Overload With These Google Photos Hacks 17 Jun 2019 11:26 News This story is part of a series on how we clean—from organizing your house to washing your tuchus. How many photos are on your phone right now? While you check, let me posit a guess: One zillion. Did I ballpark it? Thought so. The great modern convenience …
  • New AI System Makes Autonomous Vehicle Navigation More Humanlike 17 Jun 2019 11:20 ENGINEERING.com The recently developed autonomous control system studies the patterns of real human drivers to better handle complex, foreign environments. (Image courtesy of Chelsea Turner, MIT.) A paper delivered by MIT researchers at the International Conference on …
  • At JPL, IT ‘dares mighty things’ 17 Jun 2019 11:08 PC World The technology team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, or JPL, a federally funded research and development center in Pasadena, Calif., is helping build the future of space exploration and answer big questions like, “Is there other life out there in the …
  • How Close Are We to Self-Driving Cars, Really? 17 Jun 2019 10:58 HITBSecNews
  • Mobileye expects to see self-driving cabs hit the road in 2020 17 Jun 2019 10:52 The Malaysian Star Intel Corp’s Mobileye NV unit expects to launch a trial of robo-cabs next year in Israel, the company told Bloomberg News on June 16.  Intel chief executive officer Bob Swan rode a Mobileye autonomous car through Jerusalem congestion June 16 with …
  • SP Telecom ties up with Nokia to build 5G network by 2020 17 Jun 2019 10:50 Singapore Business Review It will enable offerings for both government and enterprise customers. SP Telecom will collaborate with Nokia to enable faster go-to-market solutions for 5G deployment. The said 5G-ready network is made possible by Nokia’s latest FP4-based Service Router, …
  • New push to regulate self-driving cars faces tough road 17 Jun 2019 09:33 Hill A bipartisan pair of senators are working to reintroduce legislation for federal regulations on self-driving cars, an effort that has long stalled on Capitol Hill. The new drive though will need to overcome tough obstacles from Democrats and consumer …
  • Nvidia Embraces Arm, Declares Intent to Accelerate All CPU Architectures 17 Jun 2019 08:24 HPCwire As the Top500 list was being announced at ISC in Frankfurt today with an upgraded petascale Arm supercomputer in the top third of the list, Nvidia announced its intention to make Arm a full citizen in the processing architectures it supports, along with …
  • S&P: Bans on Huawei Ban to Affect Tech More Than Telecom 17 Jun 2019 08:02 Al Bawaba S&P Global Ratings said Sunday that potential restrictions on equipment manufactured by China-based Huawei Investment & Holding Co. Ltd. (not rated) could have wide-ranging impacts on the industry worldwide, but that it hasn't taken any rating …
  • Nvidia expands supercomputing infrastructure to support Arm-based chips 17 Jun 2019 07:35 SiliconANGLE Computer graphics chip maker Nvidia Corp. is paving the way for a new breed of supercomputer with the announcement that its artificial intelligence and high-performance computing infrastructure will soon support Arm-based central processing units. The …
  • Nvidia will support Arm hardware for high-performance computing 17 Jun 2019 07:27 VentureBeat At the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt, Germany this week, Santa Clara-based chipmaker Nvidia announced that it will support processors architected by British semiconductor design company Arm. Nvidia anticipates that the …
  • From a dollar a day, to lighting up South Africa’s fibre market – meet Seacom chief Byron Clatterbuck 17 Jun 2019 05:29 News Seacom is in a growth phase. The telecoms firm will add eight new Points of Presence (PoPs) across Africa, allowing more businesses to connect to cloud facilities globally, as well as to the continent’s first Microsoft Azure data centres in Johannesburg …
  • The weird and wonderful planning ideas for Cardiff that never happened 17 Jun 2019 04:54 Wales Online It's safe to say that Cardiff could have looked very, very different if these wacky developments had gone ahead. We could be hailing a driverless taxi from our mobiles, betting big money in a super casino or even staying in Wales' tallest hotel. …
  • Tesla’s New HW3 Self-Driving Computer — It’s A Beast (CleanTechnica Deep Dive) 17 Jun 2019 04:48 CleanTechnica June 15th, 2019 by Chanan Bos  A month ago, Tesla revealed several secrets regarding the new chip the Silicon Valley company has designed for full self-driving capability. Nonetheless, some of the people making that presentation may have failed to take …
  • SK Telecom to collaborate with Nokia and Ericsson in 6G research 17 Jun 2019 03:46 PC Magazine SK Telecom will collaborate with telecom equipment vendors Nokia and Ericsson to conduct research and development for 6G wireless networks, the company announced. The South Korean telco will draw out the technological requirements for the next-generation …
  • Uber wants to fast-forward to 'cities of the future,' starting in Dallas 17 Jun 2019 03:41 The Dallas News Will the vehicles disrupt the quiet of communities? And could they lead to disaster in the skies over Dallas, a dense, urban environment with two busy airports? Uber is already laying the groundwork to win public acceptance in the Dallas area. It started a …
  • Chipmaker Broadcom’s price tag for US-China rivalry causes shockwaves 17 Jun 2019 03:28 Business Day London/Begaluru — Broadcom sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that US-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2bn off the company’s sales this year. The …
  • VR to help beat boredom in autonomous vehicles 17 Jun 2019 03:28 The Times of India
  • Intel launches Ignite accelerator to back Israeli AI startups 17 Jun 2019 03:04 SiliconANGLE Intel Corp. is looking to expand its already significant presence in Israel with the launch Sunday of a new accelerator project there that aims to boost startups in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems. Called “Ignite,” the 20-week program will …
  • Intel’s MobileEye to conduct trial of self-driving taxis in Israel next year 17 Jun 2019 03:04 SiliconANGLE Intel Corp.’s Mobileye division will launch a trial of self-driving taxis in Israel next year, Intel Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan announced Sunday. As first reported by Bloomberg, Swan made the announcement after riding in a self-driving vehicle …