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  • Cloud, AI rework internal processes 16 Oct 2018 22:21 Federal Computer Week COMMENTARY Cloud, AI rework internal processes By Tom Waldvogel Oct 16, 2018 Budgets are a pain to manage – especially for government contractors. Disparate systems and budgets make it hard to decide if that one client trip is worth taking. Government …
  • How a company’s value is determined 16 Oct 2018 22:05 Marketplace  - Leon Neal/Getty ImagesUber could be worth $120 billion based on proposals from Wall Street banks for an initial public offering. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley gave these valuations to the ride-sharing giant last month, according to a new report …
  • Uber tipped to hit bigger stockmarket value than Nike, VW and Salesforce 16 Oct 2018 21:24 The New Zealand Herald Uber is anticipated to have a higher valuation than Nike, Volkswagen, British American Tobacco, the Royal Bank of Canada and Salesforce as it prepares to launch of the US stock market. The ride-hailing company could receive a valuation of as high as US$ …
  • Uber's planned IPO to top $100B in market value, sources say 16 Oct 2018 21:12 Sabah Uber is eyeing a valuation above $100 billion for its much-anticipated share offering due in 2019, which would be the biggest-ever in the tech sector, sources familiar with the plan said Tuesday. The sources told AFP the global ridesharing giant is …
  • Luna Innovations' (LUNA) CEO Scott Graeff on Merger and Acquisition - Call Transcript 16 Oct 2018 20:48 Seeking Alpha Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ:LUNA) Merger and Acquisition Call October 18, 2018 8:00 AM ET Executives Scott Graeff – President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Soller – Vice President and General Manager Analysts Barry Sine – Dawson James Adam …
  • Uber eyes valuation topping $100 bn in IPO: sources 16 Oct 2018 20:46 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 15:48 EDT, 16 October 2018 | Updated: 15:48 EDT, 16 October 2018 Uber is eyeing a valuation above $100 billion for its much-anticipated share offering due in 2019, which would be the biggest-ever in the tech sector, sources familiar with …
  • Sharing More Than Just Rides in Car-Maker Alliances 16 Oct 2018 20:11 wsj.com Auto makers, looking to secure their futures in a transportation landscape that is rapidly changing, are increasingly partnering with each other and their would-be rivals in Silicon Valley to pursue new ventures in self-driving cars and other forms of …
  • India must promote gender parity, push exports: Amitabh Kant 16 Oct 2018 19:36 Economic Times India must promote gender parity and push exports to grow at 9-10 per cent annually in the next three decades, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Tuesday. "While India has focussed on innovation, infrastructure, structural reforms and ease of doing …
  • Audi, Admitting to Role in Diesel-Cheating Scheme, Agrees to Pay Major Fine 16 Oct 2018 18:02 The New York Times Audi, the luxury car division of Volkswagen, has agreed to pay a substantial fine in Germany for its role in an emissions-cheating scandal that has become a serious threat to the country’s auto industry. The fine of 800 million euros, or about $930 …
  • Uber eyes valuation topping $100 bn in share offering:... 16 Oct 2018 17:47 Charleston Daily Mail By Afp Published: 12:28 EDT, 16 October 2018 | Updated: 12:28 EDT, 16 October 2018 Uber is eyeing a valuation above $100 billion for its much-anticipated share offering due in 2019, which would be the biggest-ever in the tech sector, sources familiar with …
  • Uber IPO proposals value it at whopping $120 billion 16 Oct 2018 17:38 Charleston Daily Mail February 19 2017: Susan Fowler, a former engineer for the company, pens a scathing blog post alleging widespread sexual harassment  February 20: Uber says it will investigate Fowler's claims  February 21: Former attorney general Eric Holder is tasked …
  • Boston Dynamics' door opening robot dog can now moonwalk to... 16 Oct 2018 17:22 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Boston Dynamics released a new video of their humanoid robot, Atlas, going for a jog. The robot expertly negotiates uneven terrain and easily leaps over a log.  It'll either blow your mind or terrify you, depending on what you think of robots.  …
  • A Google self-driving car reportedly caused a crash in 2011 after a former engineer changed its code to drive where it wasn't supposed to (GOOG, GOOGL) 16 Oct 2018 17:17 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Eric Risberg/AP Before Anthony Levandowski was accused of stealing trade secrets from Google sister company Waymo, he worked on Google's in-house self-driving car unit, nicknamed Project Chauffeur. Former Google executives claimed that Levandowski …
  • Uber eyes valuation topping $100 bn in share offering: sources 16 Oct 2018 16:46 Phys.org Uber could launch the richest tech sector IPO ever at a valuation over $100 billion, according to sources Uber is eyeing a valuation above $100 billion for its much-anticipated share offering due in 2019, which would be the biggest-ever in the tech sector …
  • Infrastructure funding challenges persist 16 Oct 2018 15:36 The Politico Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Transportation is published weekdays at 10 a.m. POLITICO Pro Transportation subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 6 a.m. To learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive policy …
  • Huawei takes on Apple and Samsung with three-camera Mate 20 Pro 16 Oct 2018 15:17 The Sydney Morning Herald It also includes a fingerprint sensor behind the display itself, rather than underneath or tucked around the back – something Samsung has tried to innovate into its flagship smartphones, but has so far been absent from commercially available products. The …
  • India must promote gender parity and push exports to grow at 9-10% annually, says Amitabh Kant 16 Oct 2018 14:21 The Times of India MANGALURU: Gender parity and exports are two critical areas which India must focus on to be able to grow at higher rates of 9-10% per year for the next three decades or more to lift a very young population above poverty line, said Amitabh Kant, CEO - NITI …
  • Automation guidance wise to include railroads, but more work remains 16 Oct 2018 14:12 The Hill The U.S. Department of Transportation recently issued new guidance for automation in the transportation sector, appropriately choosing a light-touch set of voluntary standards that will facilitate innovation to the benefit of consumers, workers and safety …
  • Futuristic vision for the West Midlands is unveiled 16 Oct 2018 14:09 Sunday Mercury The West Midlands could step away from its reputation as a manufacturing hub to become a global leader in driverless cars, the creative industries and artificial intelligence. That is according to a new industrial strategy published by the West Midlands …
  • See The Lam Through The Trees 16 Oct 2018 14:04 Seeking Alpha I. Investment Thesis In Vietnamese, the name Lam means "Forest" and the while the company stock price has been under pressure since announcing Q418 (calendar Q2) results, it would be wise to see the forest through the trees and take a longer …
  • Dali Wireless Joins the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) 16 Oct 2018 13:55 Odessa American LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 16, 2018--Dali Wireless, Inc., a global leader in wireless fronthaul innovation for virtual RAN, today announced that it has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). Launched in February 2016, TIP was started with the goal of …
  • Here are the ​10 top tech trends you need to understand right now 16 Oct 2018 12:54 PC Magazine Tech analyst firm Gartner has compiled a list of the top ten strategic technology trends that organisations need to explore in 2019. According to Garner, these technologies have substantial disruptive potential and are either on the edge of making a big …
  • Automotive Human Machine Interface (HMI) Market to hit $27bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc. 16 Oct 2018 11:47 BigCharts SELBYVILLE , Delaware, Oct 16, 2018 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- SELBYVILLE , Delaware, October 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report "Automotive Human Machine Interface (HMI) Market Size By Product (Instrument Cluster, …
  • Tech is the new scary story – but why? (Commentary) 16 Oct 2018 11:09 The Malaysian Star It's October, which means our televisions and theaters are full of stories of supernatural mayhem. More recently shows like Black Mirror and movies like Ready Player One portray mayhem wrought not by ghosts and monsters, but by out-of-control …
  • Emerging tech shakes up commercial lines 16 Oct 2018 11:01 Digital Insurance Historically, technology adoption within commercial lines organizations has been met with a wall of push-back, largely related to commercial lines being wrapped in a cloak of “art versus science” thinking. Because of risk and product complexity, …
  • Rolls-Royce Partners With Intel for the Next Generation of Self-Piloting Ships 16 Oct 2018 10:20 The Motley Fool With all the developments that are occurring involving autonomous vehicles, it's easy to imagine a future in which commuters sit back, relax, and are shuttled to their destinations by self-driving cars. Continuing developments in artificial …
  • Gitex tech week opens to future of 5G, IoT 16 Oct 2018 09:44 Gulf News The Pop.Up Next concept flying car, developed jointly by Audi and Airbus, displayed at the Etisalat pavilion. Dubai: More than 4,000 exhibitors and 750 start-ups from over 175 countries are converging on Dubai to take part in twin tech expos — Gitex …
  • The Engineer in the Google vs. Uber ‘Stolen Tech’ Case Really Was Terrible 16 Oct 2018 08:22 Gizmodo Anthony Levandowski, the controversial former Google engineer at the center of the major lawsuit between Uber and Waymo over trade secrets last year, is the subject of a new extensive, scathing, head-spinning story featured in this month’s New Yorker. One …
  • 6 mind-boggling tech to check out at GITEX 2018 16 Oct 2018 07:43 AME Info October 16, 2018 11:40 am Another year brings another iteration of the tech event staple of the region. GITEX 2018 is the 38th iteration of the event, and is bigger and better than ever, and expected to attract more than 4,500 exhibitors from more than …
  • Flying cars could soon take to NZ skies 16 Oct 2018 07:25 The Australian New Zealanders could soon be able to hop onto self-piloted electric air taxis after national carrier Air New Zealand announced a cooperative agreement with California-based flying car start-up Zephyr Airworks. The agreement with the operator of Cora, an …
  • AI and ML latest: It's big companies that are making the running in machine learning, survey 16 Oct 2018 06:42 Computing.co.uk In the run up to Computing's inaugural AI and Machine Learning Live! event on November 19, we'll be rounding up the latest news stories and features in this blog. Pop back every day for new stories on machine learning, robotic process automation, …
  • Shrimp eyes inspire new camera focused on helping self-driving cars see better 16 Oct 2018 05:21 Digital Trends Have you ever looked into an animal’s eyes and thought, ‘I wonder how they see the world?’ We have. We do it all the time. We wonder, for example, what our cat sees as she’s stalking through the woods and how the colorful world appears to a colorblind dog …
  • 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Review 16 Oct 2018 05:08 CleanTechnica Cars Published on October 15th, 2018 | by Sebastian Blanco 0 October 15th, 2018 by Sebastian Blanco  The first time I drove a Hyundai Kona Electric, it was in rough prototype shape on a frozen lake in northern Sweden. That was back in February, and …
  • Amazon may launch versatile robots integrating new-generation tech in 2019 16 Oct 2018 04:53 DigiTimes Amazon may launch versatile robots integrating new-generation tech in 2019 Cage Chao, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES Tuesday 16 October 2018 Amazon is likely to launch in 2019 a versatile robot integrating cloud service, big data, smart voice, IoT, AI and …
  • Cisco takes video conferencing to a new level 16 Oct 2018 03:23 Business Day At the Cisco research & development labs in Oslo, Norway, the company has made artificial intelligence (AI) the core of its next-generation video collaboration tools by using technology found in self-driving cars. The Nvidia chips used by Audi and …
  • Autonomous vehicle revolution could catch out property investors 16 Oct 2018 01:55 RenewEconomy How quickly is the shift to autonomous vehicles likely to happen? According to some, like Stanford University’s Any Seba, it could occur in a decade or less, meaning that for many people they have possible bought their last ever vehicle. This is a change …
  • Car crash leads to $80 million idea 15 Oct 2018 20:21 The New Zealand Herald For Vitaly Ponomarev, a fender-bender in his Audi A6 has turned into an $80 million opportunity. The 30-year-old - who claims to have careful driving habits - collided with the car in front of him while looking down at his gadget for directions on one of …
  • BMW Board Member In Denial About EV Revolution (Yikes) 15 Oct 2018 19:47 CleanTechnica Cars Published on October 15th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman 0 October 15th, 2018 by Matt Pressman  Originally published on EVANNEX. As we recently reported, Klaus Frölich, BMW’s board member in charge of development, recently opened up about the company’s “ …
  • Ford Motor Company to Participate in Jefferies Disrupt Summit: Techonomy 2020 15 Oct 2018 19:26 Odessa American DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 15, 2018--On Monday, Oct. 22, Dr. Ken Washington, Ford’s vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering and Chief Technology Officer, will participate in the 2018 Jefferies Disrupt Summit: Techonomy 2020 in New …
  • AAA: Drivers rely too heavily on new vehicle safety technologies in spite of limitations 15 Oct 2018 18:47 Island Dispatch Misunderstanding, misuse of driver assistance technology could lead to a crash By AAA of Western and Central New York More and more, drivers are recognizing the value in having vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like blind spot …
  • Charging Your Chevy Bolt EV In The Most Insane Way Possible 15 Oct 2018 18:08 Motor1.com OCT 12 2018 BY WADE MALONE 24 And here I’ve been parking and plugging in my own electric car like a sucker! We have seen a number of organizations combine a robotic arm with a charging station. Tesla’s snake-like concept garnered the most attention a few …
  • People donate more money to good causes when they are being watched 15 Oct 2018 18:08 Charleston Daily Mail People donate more money to good causes when they are being watched – even when the eyes aren’t real. Just a photograph of a pair of eyes on a sign is enough to guilt someone into giving up their money, a study has found. When a sign including eyes was …
  • Ford Redirect Justifies In-House Agency Model 15 Oct 2018 18:05 Gartner by Sally Witzky  |  October 15, 2018  |  Comments Off on Ford Redirect Justifies In-House Agency Model Ever since Sheryl Connelly, Ford’s futurist, came to speak at our local TEDxRVA in 2013, I’ve been a connoisseur of the Ford brand as well as Sheryl’s …
  • ALTEN Calsoft Labs Acquires Si2Chip, a VLSI Chip Design Company 15 Oct 2018 18:04 edacafe.com SANTA CLARA, California, October 15, 2018 — (PRNewswire) — Acquisition brings top 10 semiconductor customers | 200 high quality VLSI Design Engineers  ALTEN Calsoft Labs, the next-generation high end product design and digital transformation company, has …
  • More than 1.1M Canadian jobs at risk due to autonomous vehicles: documents 15 Oct 2018 17:56 CTV News OTTAWA -- Internal government documents say more than one million jobs could be lost to the coming boom in automated vehicles, with ripple effects far beyond the likeliest professions. A federal presentation predicts automation could kill some 500,000 …
  • NASA and MTSI to Partner towards Developing a Certifiable Autonomous Aircraft Framework 15 Oct 2018 17:46 SpaceRef NASA and MTSI to Partner towards Developing a Certifiable Autonomous Aircraft Framework Press Release From: Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. Posted: Monday, October 15, 2018 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Modern Technology …
  • China’s two new satellites are a step towards completion of its Space Silk Road 15 Oct 2018 17:27 The Next Web China has successfully launched another two satellites that will be part of its native BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) – the country’s competitor to the American GPS system. The satellites will bolster China’s ambitious Space Silk Road project – …
  • WHAT IS 5G?  15 Oct 2018 16:49 Charleston Daily Mail The evolution of the G system started in 1980 with the invention of the mobile phone which allowed for analogue data to be transmitted via phone calls.    Digital came into play in 1991 with 2G and SMS and MMS capabilities were launched.  Since then, the …
  • Next generation 5G mobile data networks could be at a greater risk of cyber-attacks 15 Oct 2018 16:43 Charleston Daily Mail 5G is being heralded as the network of the future and its roll-out appears imminent, but the ultra-fast system has serious security flaws, experts have warned. A team of international researchers found the 5G system raised 'security concerns' for …
  • AI, a $3-t opportunity for India 15 Oct 2018 16:02 The Hindu Business Line India stands to gain a whopping $3.14 trillion by 2030 by the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Nethra Sambamoorthi, Founder and Managing Director of the New Jersey, USA-based Institute of Analytics. Speaking at a conference on ‘AI transformation …