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  • Tesla hit with new lawsuit from New Jersey dealer association - Roadshow 20 Sep 2019 00:01 C Net Tim Stevens/Roadshow Tesla's direct sales approach has long stirred up controversy among dealer organizations that claim the automaker doesn't follow the rules, and for New Jersey dealers, it's reached a tipping point. The New Jersey …
  • ADLINK Technology Joins ROS 2 Technical Steering Committee 19 Sep 2019 23:38 SF Gate ADLINK Technology Joins ROS 2 Technical Steering Committee ADLINK Technology is now part of the ROS 2 Technical Steering Committee (TSC) organized by Open Robotics. TAIPEI, Taiwan (PRWEB) September 19, 2019 ADLINK Technology is now part of the ROS 2 …
  • The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence 19 Sep 2019 23:21 WMFE L- R: Jeremy Joseph; Dan Myers; Walt Wilson; HP Newquist; Matthew Peddie. Photo: Jenny Babcock, WMFE What do cat videos, robotic dogs and same-day package delivery have in common? All of them share a connection to artificial intelligence or AI.  On this …
  • The past, the present and the future at UP 19 Sep 2019 22:31 Mail & Guardian COMMENT At a time when the arts are claiming their rightful place among the most sought after fourth industrial rRevolution (4IR) subjects — what we refer to as Steam (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) — the University of Pretoria (UP) …
  • Robots Are Taking Over Rehabilitative Medicine 19 Sep 2019 21:09 Philadelphia News Moss Rehabilitation Center’s Dr. Alberto Esquenazi, who switches between a prosthetic arm and hook, says the bionics boom is not only good but also necessary. Dr. Alberto Esquenazi is the chief medical officer at Moss Rehabilitation Center in Elkins …
  • Driverless car pilot scheme comes to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 19 Sep 2019 20:51 Newham Recorder Video PUBLISHED: 12:00 19 September 2019 Sophie Morton The driverless pod in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Picture: Capri Capri That's what a two week trial in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park aimed to find out. Run by the Capri consortium, led by Aecom, …
  • Smartphones can offer infinite possibilities, but tech synchronization is key 19 Sep 2019 20:12 livemint.com It’s a typical weekday and my six-year-old daughter is ready for school. Armed with crayons, her ballet uniform and, of course, her study tablet, she heads to her school that promises a perfect curriculum which marries nuances of technology and culture …
  • The GM Strike: What Are the Mounting Costs? 19 Sep 2019 19:41 Knowledge@Wharton As the strike at General Motors continues, the costs mount — and not just for the company and its striking workers: There is also the threat of a wider impact across the U.S. economy. Some 46,000 full-time workers walked out September 15 at 30 factories …
  • Quilt Data Introduces a Petabyte-Scale Data Portal for AWS 19 Sep 2019 18:38 giscafe.com Company unlocks petabytes of cloud data, enabling organizations globally to discover and share unlimited public data SAN FRANCISCO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 19, 2019 — Quilt Data, where the world's data comes together, today launched open.quiltdata …
  • Alphabet's Wing drone delivery service to launch test program in Virginia 19 Sep 2019 17:57 Cnet Wing is testing a drone delivery service. Wing Alphabet's Wing drone delivery service is finally taking off in the US. Wing, owned by Google's parent company, said Thursday that it's launching a test program next month for its unmanned aircraft …
  • Today's Pickup: German Auto Parts Suppliers' Stare At Insolvency Over Market Downturn 19 Sep 2019 17:04 Benzinga Good day, The German automotive industry is witnessing some pressing times as experts fear a bankruptcy wave within the automotive parts suppliers' segment. Avir Guss, a leading auto parts manufacturer, currently has a debt that runs in the millions, …
  • It’s time to reinvent mapping for the physical future 19 Sep 2019 16:44 PC Magazine We have 50 years of experience with digital maps, so you might think the mapping industry would have it all figured out. After all, after 50 years of AI, the software industry figured out how to put the algorithms and data lakes on a specialized PaaS that …
  • Huawei eyes computer market as US squeezes Chinese telecom giant 19 Sep 2019 16:31 Phnompenh Post Huawei will step up its presence in the global market for computer hardware, a top company official said on Wednesday, as the Chinese telecom giant weathers a US assault on its fifth-generation (5G) network and smartphone business. Deputy chairman Ken Hu …
  • The European Processor Initiative’s Ambitious Vision of the Future 19 Sep 2019 16:01 HPCwire With the EuroHPC program well underway, much of the European Union’s ambition to be a leader in the exascale era rests with the European Processor Initiative (EPI). The project – which has a budget of roughly €160 million – aims to develop a competitive …
  • Built Robotics raises $33 million for automated construction equipment 19 Sep 2019 14:19 VentureBeat Autonomous construction equipment company Built Robotics today closed a $33 million funding round to expand its operations to more use cases. The Built Robotics autonomous system is able to operate on bulldozers, excavators, and skid steers and is …
  • White House Supports eVTOL Aircraft, Autonomy in R&D Priorities Memo 19 Sep 2019 13:49 Aviation Today Urban air mobility concept of operations. (Airbus) The White House gave a nod to the rapid development of electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles (eVTOLs) in an executive memo discussing the administration’s research and development budget …
  • Defining the Technical Challenges for eVTOLs and On-Demand Air Mobility 19 Sep 2019 13:49 Aviation Today At a three-day workshop hosted by the Vertical Flight Society (VFS) in Washington, D.C., stakeholders in the broader electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) community discussed many of the challenges faced by those seeking to bring on-demand urban …
  • The Technology 202: Welcome back to Washington, Mark Zuckerberg. You have a long to-do list. 19 Sep 2019 13:29 The Washington Post Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (Andrew Harnik/AP) Ctrl + N Mark Zuckerberg is coming face to face with some of his top critics in Congress as he makes a rare visit to Washington. Expect a very different visit from Zuckerberg's last known trip to the …
  • Immersive Technology Will Augment How We Watch Sports 19 Sep 2019 13:00 Forbes Technology has sprinted ahead at an unprecedented rate over the past few years, but the viewing of sports events has largely been left behind. While there have been some developments—such as adding commentary, informational graphics, different camera …
  • Wheels24.co.za | SEE | Volvo's first autonomous XC90 rolls off the production line 19 Sep 2019 12:47 Wheels24 Volvo Cars’ first autonomous drive (AD) ready car entered the next stage of pre-series production at Volvo’s manufacturing plant in Torslanda, Sweden this week ahead of full production start later in 2019. The AD-ready XC90 SUV, developed together with …
  • Atari founder, governor play pong with the future of work in the artificial intelligence age 19 Sep 2019 12:30 Denver Post The artificial intelligence revolution isn’t coming, it’s already here. Take it from Gov. Jared Polis, a veteran of the tech startup scene introduced as Colorado’s “innovator in chief” Wednesday at a Denver Startup Week panel on the evolution of technology …
  • Inside London's coding workshops and why it's just like solving a puzzle 19 Sep 2019 11:07 Evening Standard At the end of the day ... it’s just ducks”, laughs my instructor, Rikesh, leaning over my laptop as I struggle through level four of a retro Snake-like game at Google Academy’s shiny offices in Victoria.  He must have seen the look on my face as I hammered …
  • Why Railroad Crossings Are A Grave Danger For Self-Driving Cars 19 Sep 2019 10:16 Forbes Railroad crossings are dangerous for human drivers and for self-driving cars. PA Images via Getty ImagesStop, look and listen. That’s the customary sage advice for car drivers that come upon a railroad crossing. Do you abide by that simple rules-of-the- …
  • The Water Knife Meets Neuromancer: Machine Learning For Southeastern US Water Quality 19 Sep 2019 09:59 CleanTechnica Agriculture Published on September 19th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard 0 September 19th, 2019 by Michael Barnard  In the climate-fiction dystopia The Water Knife, by Paolo Bacigalupi, the American southwest is in the middle of a near-future, post-climate …
  • Skyway byways mean commuters won't miss highway, planners say 19 Sep 2019 09:05 Buffalo News Southtowns residents shouldn't fear long delays driving to downtown without the Skyway, said an urban designer on the team that submitted the winning Skyway competition entry. "If you are working in the downtown core, the additional time it will …
  • Ooredoo’s 5G Experience Demo Comes to Salalah 19 Sep 2019 08:58 Al Bawaba Ooredoo, supported by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), has announced the opening of a second 5G experience zone, this time at their main Salalah Store in The demonstration incorporates ultra-high-speed internet access, where customers can …
  • Challenges loom for Asia’s digital landscape 19 Sep 2019 06:58 INQUIRER.net Via Asia News Network BANGKOK — Last week, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its first ever annual Digital Economy Report (2019). It came at a time when countries across Asia have been grappling with a complex digital …
  • Studying the impacts of autonomous vehicles on the workforce 19 Sep 2019 06:06 Newswise Newswise — A multidisciplinary research team from Michigan State University will use a $2.49 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a four-year study examining the impacts of autonomous vehicles on the future workforce. Shelia Cotten …
  • Uber set to test self-drive vehicles in Texas, but they will be operated manually 19 Sep 2019 04:01 Charleston Daily Mail Next stop Dallas! Uber is set to test its self-drive cars in Texas, but they will be operated manually - for now Uber set to test self-driving cars in Dallas, Texas starting late November It is the first round of testing since a woman was killed by one of …
  • $7.5 Federal Grant Awarded for Autonomous Vehicle Projects 19 Sep 2019 02:02 NBC Bay Area The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration projects as part of an Automated Driving System pilot program in the East Bay, according to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority. …
  • Researchers at MSU will study how self-driving vehicles will impact the workforce 19 Sep 2019 01:12 WLAJ EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Researchers at Michigan State University will use a $2.49 million grant to see the impacts of autonomous vehicles will effect the future workforce. The National Science Foundation grant will allow MSU researchers to conduct a …
  • Is car ownership “peaking” in America? 19 Sep 2019 01:06 Tacoma Daily Index In America, few things are sacred, but cars are By Morf Morford Tacoma Daily Index The New York Times had a recent article that made the claim that we are at “peak podcast” (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/18/style/why-are-there …
  • $7.5M Federal Grant Awarded For Contra Costa Autonomous Vehicle Projects 19 Sep 2019 00:57 KCBS CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration projects as part of an Automated Driving System pilot program in the East Bay, according to the Contra …
  • “Welcome to the Jetsons Era”: Take a Ride on Beep Autonomous Shuttle Starting Tonight in Lake Nona 18 Sep 2019 23:43 WMFE A Beep shuttle is parked at the Village Green in Lake Nona. Photo: Danielle Prieur Drivers in Lake Nona began sharing the roads with two autonomous shuttles today. The bright white Beep shuttles carry ten passengers at a time along a fixed route between …
  • CFO Awards: Preparing Gen Z Students for the Workforce of the Future 18 Sep 2019 23:16 Los Angeles Business Journal A senior tech executive from a global firm recently challenged us: “What are you doing to teach students the technologies they will encounter in the real world?” This led to a lively and provocative conversation that ultimately turned on a more fundamental …
  • Apple Watch Series 5 review: Strikingly similar to its predecessor but with a 'game-changing' feature 18 Sep 2019 23:09 Independent At first glance, the new Apple Watch seems to be the gentlest of upgrades. In reality, it offers one new feature that’s radically different and others that reveal how useful they are the more you get to know them. Apple announced its new smart timepiece, …
  • Boosting the workforce with artificial intelligence 18 Sep 2019 21:46 Business Daily Wednesday, September 18, 2019 22:00 Technology will continue to be integral to all business functions. FILE PHOTO | NMG  “Some people call this artificial intelligence, but the reality is this technology will enhance us. So instead of artificial …
  • IRU Sets Future Direction For Road Transport In Times Of Economic Uncertainty And Industry Disruption. 18 Sep 2019 21:39 Logisticsvoices The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has today taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road …
  • DOT funds 8 automated driving research projects 18 Sep 2019 21:33 Government Computer News DOT funds 8 automated driving research projects By GCN Staff Sep 13, 2019 The accommodation of automated vehicles on the nation's roadways got a boost from the Department of Transportation, which awarded $60 million under its Automated Driving Systems …
  • Andrade wants Verizon to share details on 5G transmitters with Pensacola residents 18 Sep 2019 21:08 Pensacola News Journal Rep. Alex Andrade, R-Pensacola, is calling for Verizon to share details with property owners about new small cell antennas being placed in Pensacola and for company representatives to meet with city leaders. In the city of Pensacola and Escambia County, …
  • Shuffles at Intel as 5G Exec Departs, Volkswagen VP Joi... 18 Sep 2019 20:46 Tom's Hardware A series of changes have occurred in Intel’s upper management. In just a couple of days, two senior vice presidents were promoted, and a Volkswagen vice president joined Intel's Mobileye subsidary to work on the robotaxi business. Meanwhile, Intel …
  • Uber Brings Its Self-Driving Cars to Dallas but With Drivers 18 Sep 2019 20:03 autoevolution After the 2018 deadly crash in Tempe, Arizona, in which a self-driving Uber vehicle hit and killed a jaywalker, Uber is proceeding with maximum caution in the expansion of its self-driving program. Tests are already underway on the streets of San Francisco …
  • TCS-General Motors deal may spur a new wave 18 Sep 2019 19:06 The Economic Times MUMBAI/BENGALURU: An agreement by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to take over 1,300 employees from GM’s technical centre in India could spur a wave of similar deals in the automotive research and development space, analysts said, as carmakers shift …
  • Osney Mead estate's Spring Greens cafe proving popular 18 Sep 2019 19:04 This is Oxfordshire THE Osney Mead industrial estate is hardly the most picturesque location for a new cafe. But the warm welcome and tasty menu at Spring Greens is attracting more customers daily and some lunchtimes diners are queueing out the door. The eatery in west Oxford …
  • Randy Rubin Trains Young Entrepreneurs 18 Sep 2019 18:53 Detroit Jewish News With the idea of continuing the rejuvenation of Detroit’s economic landscape, as well as providing opportunities across the country, dynamic young adults are creating cutting-edge businesses and extolling the city.Their success is thanks to the Venture for …
  • The Catholic Church: One small step towards restoring some faith 18 Sep 2019 18:45 Age "There are many examples of double lives" among paedophile priests? Examples of double will always be found in the Catholic priesthood, and this will be true until the church removes its vow of celibacy and permits a married priesthood. Once …
  • Facing US tech ban, Huawei emerging as stronger technology competitor 18 Sep 2019 18:34 Jamaica Gleaner Long before United States (US) President Donald Trump threatened to cut off Huawei’s access to US technology, the Chinese telecom equipment maker was pouring money into research that reduces its need for American suppliers. Huawei’s founder says that …
  • Uber and Lyft Still Have Problems 18 Sep 2019 17:47 The Motley Fool In this episode of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill talks with The Motley Fool's Jason Moser about some market news. Big Oil stocks popped on news of an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry. Jason explains why investing in energy is so tricky and …
  • Uber May Have a GE Problem 18 Sep 2019 17:44 The Motley Fool In barely four months on the public markets, many of the risks in Uber Technologies' (NYSE:UBER) business have revealed themselves: The company is losing billions of dollars a year; its growth is rapidly slowing; it's losing domestic market share …
  • Are Regulatory Issues Really "Priced In" to Uber and Lyft Shares? 18 Sep 2019 17:44 The Motley Fool This month, California enacted a law that closes a lot of the loopholes that had allowed businesses to classify many of their key workers as contractors rather than as employees. Among the companies that will feel that change most keenly are Uber (NYSE: …