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  • Shenzhen Taps China's Homegrown GPS to Impose Order on Bike Sharing Chaos 16 Sep 2020 06:07 Shanghai News.net China’s new homegrown navigation satellite system will power a pilot program in Shenzhen to regulate bike-sharing, taking advantage of its precise location tracking to solve the problem of messy bike-share parking in unpermitted areas. The experiment is …
  • Southeast Asian countries air TV shows promoting Taiwan - Focus Taiwan 16 Sep 2020 04:26 Taipei News.net Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) A total of eight television shows featuring such issues as Taiwan's COVID-19 prevention measures and industrial development are being aired in four Southeast Asian countries to promote ties, according to the Ministry of Foreign …
  • Automotive Driving Simulator Market | Insights on the Crisis and the Roadmap to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic | Technavio 16 Sep 2020 01:51 Odessa American - Texas LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 15, 2020-- The global automotive driving simulator market to register an incremental growth of USD 123.65 million, witnessing a CAGR of about 2% during 2020-2024, according to latest market research analysis by Technavio. The …
  • Nvidia and SoftBank Agree on $40 Billion Sale of Chip Designer Arm 16 Sep 2020 01:19 Redmond Magazine News Nvidia and SoftBank Agree on $40 Billion Sale of Chip Designer Arm By Kurt Mackie 09/15/2020 The SoftBank Group agreed to sell U.K.-based chip design company Arm Ltd. to Nvidia in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $40 billion, according to a …
  • AI researchers devise failure detection method for safety-critical machine learning 16 Sep 2020 00:35 VentureBeat Researchers from MIT, Stanford University, and the University of Pennsylvania have devised a method for predicting failure rates of safety-critical machine learning systems and efficiently determining their rate of occurrence. Safety-critical machine …
  • Man behind wheel of self-driving Uber car charged with negligent homicide for running over woman 15 Sep 2020 23:41 Raw Story The state of Arizona is pursuing negligent homicide charges against the man who was behind the wheel in a self-driving Uber car that ran over a woman. In 2018, Elaine Herzberg was struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona. Rafael Vasquez, who was …
  • Attorney general who killed man with his car while reporting hitting a deer now says ‘I discovered the body’ 15 Sep 2020 23:41 Raw Story The state of Arizona is pursuing negligent homicide charges against the man who was behind the wheel in a self-driving Uber car that ran over a woman. In 2018, Elaine Herzberg was struck by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona. Rafael Vasquez, who was …
  • Trucking Is Leading The Race To Commercialize AV Technology 15 Sep 2020 23:32 Forbes As the widespread deployment of self-driving cars looks to be slowing down, a point I highlighted in an earlier column, autonomous trucking has emerged as the new shining star in the race to commercialize self-driving technology. At least two factors have …
  • Driver Charged in Uber’s Fatal 2018 Autonomous Car Crash 15 Sep 2020 23:25 The New York Times A safety driver who was riding in an autonomous Uber vehicle when it struck and killed a pedestrian on a street in Tempe, Ariz., in 2018 has been charged with negligent homicide, the local authorities said on Tuesday. The crash is believed to be the first …
  • An extremely social robotic fish helps unravel the collective patterns of animal groups 15 Sep 2020 23:08 Phys.org The spectacular and complex visual patterns created by animal groups moving together have fascinated humans since the beginning of time. Think of the highly synchronized movements of a flock of starlings, or the circular motion of a school of barracudas. …
  • Coherent Solutions Rebrands To Quantifi Photonics And Sets Sights On US$2.4 Trillion Global Market 15 Sep 2020 23:07 Scoop AUCKLAND, NZ - New Zealand based Coherent Solutions, a world leader in coherent optical communication and photonics test and measurement is now known as Quantifi Photonics. The new brand reflects the company’s broad portfolio of test and measurement …
  • Backup driver in fatal Arizona Uber autonomous crash charged 15 Sep 2020 22:34 Greenwich Time Jacques Billeaud and Tom Krisher, Associated Press Updated 6:25 pm EDT, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 PHOENIX (AP) — The backup Uber driver involved in the first self-driving vehicle fatality has been charged with negligent homicide for being distracted in …
  • A "Persistent Eye in the Sky" Coming to a City Near You? 15 Sep 2020 18:13 OpEdNews Medea Benjamin and Barry Summers "Gorgon Stare will be looking at a whole city, so there will be no way for the adversary to know what we're looking at, and we can see everything." That same persistent eye in the sky may soon be deployed over …
  • Firms will invest more in AI after the pandemic, but... 15 Sep 2020 18:08 SF Gate - California Firms will invest more in AI after the pandemic, but delivering ROI will take skill, scale, and time ESI ThoughtLab study of 1,200 organizations reveals that generating ROI on AI is still a work in progress that requires a focus on strategic change …
  • Industry starts work on Europe’s Hera planetary defence mission 15 Sep 2020 17:41 SpaceRef Industry starts work on Europe’s Hera planetary defence mission Press Release From: European Space Agency Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Today ESA awarded a €129.4 million contract covering the detailed design, manufacturing and testing of Hera, the …
  • MIPI Alliance Releases A-PHY SerDes Interface for Automotive 15 Sep 2020 17:13 EDACafé First industry-standard asymmetric long-reach physical layer interface enables ADAS, IVI and other surround-sensor applications A-PHY v1.0 forms foundation of comprehensive MIPI Automotive SerDes Solutions PISCATAWAY, N.J. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 15, …
  • Baidu debuts updated AI framework and voice platform, wireless earbuds 15 Sep 2020 15:19 VentureBeat Yesterday evening, Baidu held a three-hour virtual keynote to kick off its Baidu World 2020 conference. In addition to voice-activated earbuds dubbed the Xiaodu Pods, the company showcased the newest generation of its natural language processing platform, …
  • Snapdeal turns to robots to make contactless deliveries amid COVID-19 15 Sep 2020 14:19 The New Indian Express By PTI NEW DELHI: At a time when Amazon and Walmart are opting for drones to make package deliveries, homegrown e-commerce firm Snapdeal has turned to robots to make last-mile deliveries to customers to ensure contactless deliveries. In collaboration with …
  • Snapdeal tests deliveries via robots 15 Sep 2020 13:54 Economic Times E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal and autonomous mobility startup Ottonomy IO have successfully conducted tested last-mile delivery using robots. The orders placed by users were delivered in the last mile by a robot with the package sanitised on the way. …
  • BMW to use software from Israel's Tactile Mobility in vehicles 15 Sep 2020 13:49 Channel News Asia Business Israel's Tactile Mobility said on Tuesday its software will be embedded into the BMW Group’s next-generation vehicles beginning in 2021. 15 Sep 2020 09:20PM Bookmark TEL AVIV: Israel's Tactile Mobility said on Tuesday its software will be …
  • Tesla's European EV Challengers 15 Sep 2020 13:49 MarketWatch.com The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Sep 15, 2020 (IAM Newswire via COMTEX) -- Although Europe does not have a truck challenger to Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) yet, it has many other contenders when it comes to …
  • The fourth agricultural revolution is coming, but who will really benefit? 15 Sep 2020 13:36 Phys.org Depending on who you listen to, artificial intelligence may either free us from monotonous labour and unleash huge productivity gains, or create a dystopia of mass unemployment and automated oppression. In the case of farming, some researchers, business …
  • Tech Job Market Hot for the Near Future 15 Sep 2020 12:58 Tech News World Women in Tech: 20 Trailblazers Share Their Journeys An excellent guide for students considering STEM courses, graduates pondering job choices, and career changers at any stage in life. A useful tool for school and career counselors, recruiters, and HR pros …
  • Blow for telecoms as EU top court supports net neutrality rules 15 Sep 2020 12:31 BusinessLIVE Brussels — Europe’s highest court gave its backing to the EU’s net neutrality rules on Tuesday, which require telecoms operators to treat all internet traffic equally, dealing a blow to the telecoms industry that wants a less restrictive regime. Adopted in …
  • UAE TRA allocates new frequencies for 5G networks 15 Sep 2020 12:11 Trade Arabia The UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced the allocation of a new frequency band that allows UAE telecom operators to expand the application of 5G. The move is in line with the decisions of the World Radio communication …
  • Volansi raises $50 million for high-speed autonomous delivery drones 15 Sep 2020 11:43 VentureBeat Volansi (formerly Volans-i), which provides vertical takeoff and landing drone delivery services for commercial and defense customers, today announced a $50 million round. The company plans to use the funds to accelerate its go-to-market efforts as it …
  • Fears for UK technology jobs as ARM sold to US giant for $40bn 15 Sep 2020 10:37 Herald Scotland THE new owner of technology star ARM has pledged to retain its base in the UK after announcing its $40 billion (£31.2bn) cash and shares acquisition of the Cambridge-based technology company. But a co-founder of the tech firm has voiced his opposition to …
  • Liberia Automobile Market Segmentation, Overview, Regional Growth, Application, Top Competitors, Industry Revenue - The Market Chronicles 15 Sep 2020 10:25 Liberian Times Amid strong demand for automotive vehicles, several domestic and foreign OEM manufacturers are planning to expand their production bases in Liberia . Government of Liberia  also prioritizes the automotive segment as a key revenue generator and is …
  • Social Media 15 Sep 2020 09:42 Tacoma Daily Index - Washington State By Morf Morford Tacoma Daily Index How much do you trust your social media? How much should you? Social media, especially in times of crisis or isolation – or the unlikely combination of both – can be, or at least seem to be, a refuge and place of …
  • EU top court gives thumbs up to net neutrality rules 15 Sep 2020 09:12 Reuters By Foo Yun Chee * EU adopted landmark net neutrality rules in 2015 * Telecoms operators must treat all internet users equally * But telcos want looser rules to boost revenues BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Europe’s highest court on Tuesday gave its backing …
  • Swimming naked: Germany's economy is sicker than you think 15 Sep 2020 04:27 The Sydney Morning Herald This now-famous policy instrument is called Kurzarbeit, literally "short-time work." In a nutshell, the government subsidises firms to keep workers on their payrolls even when idled. The employees continue getting most of their normal pay cheques …
  • SK Telecom to use quantum tech in gas facility safety system 15 Sep 2020 03:20 Korea Herald (Yonhap) SK Telecom Co., South Korea's top mobile carrier, said Tuesday it partnered with the state-run Korea Gas Safety Corp. to develop a gas facility safety system using quantum technology. The two will also work with the gas safety company Korea …
  • This high-tech ship named after the Mayflower is the largest autonomous vessel to try to cross the Atlantic 15 Sep 2020 02:32 CTV News TORONTO -- A new Mayflower is set to be unveiled in the U.K. soon -- but unlike the famed ship from the history books, there will be no pilgrims on the high-tech research vessel. In fact, there will be no one on the vessel at all. This Mayflower is sleek, …
  • New Automotive Crash Test Dummies Market Research Highlights Recovery Path for Businesses from COVID-19 based on the Type - Male Crash Test Dummies, Female Crash Test Dummies, and Child Crash Test Dummies| Technavio 15 Sep 2020 02:21 Odessa American - Texas LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 14, 2020-- The new Automotive Crash Test Dummies Market Research from Technavio indicates Negative and Inferior growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads. This press release features multimedia. View …
  • Baidu Launches Self-Driving Taxi Service in Beijing 15 Sep 2020 01:03 South Africa Today Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc launched Apollo Go Robotaxi, its self-driving taxi service, to the public in Beijing on Thursday, becoming the first company to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles in the capital. The company will operate a fleet …
  • NVIDIA, Arm to Create World-Class AI Research Center in Cambridge 14 Sep 2020 23:08 I-Connect007 Artificial intelligence is the most powerful technology force of our time.  It is the automation of automation, where software writes software. While AI began in the data center, it is moving quickly to the edge — to stores, warehouses, hospitals, streets, …
  • Automotive Pressure Sensor Market Size, Opportunities, Growth And Regional Analysis up to 2026 14 Sep 2020 20:59 MarketWatch.com The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Sep 14, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) -- Selbyville, Delaware: Worldwide Automotive Pressure Sensor market report studies the industry based on one or more segments covering …
  • Huawei warns restrictions on 5G competition could slow post-COVID recovery 14 Sep 2020 20:30 Jamaica Observer Global telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies is warning that for countries about to build a 5G network, banning a key supplier of that equipment will increase costs over the next 10 years by at least 8 per cent — and could increase them by as much …
  • Nvidia will keep ARM licensing “neutral,” wants to license GPU tech, too 14 Sep 2020 19:33 Arc Technica 43 with 32 posters participating Nvidia has officially announced that it is buying ARM from SoftBank for $40 billion. The deal is one of the biggest tech acquisitions of all time and will see Nvidia control the world's most popular CPU architecture. …
  • You Can Train Your Brain to Reduce Motion Sickness 14 Sep 2020 19:27 HealthNewsDigest (HealthNewsDigest.com) - Visuospatial training exercises can train the brain to reduce motion sickness, providing a potential remedy for future passengers riding in autonomous vehicles. Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick reduced motion sickness by …
  • Nvidia to Buy Chip Designer Arm for $40B as SoftBank Exits 14 Sep 2020 19:08 Newsmax Nvidia Corp. will buy UK-based chip designer Arm from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp. for as much as $40 billion, the companies said on Monday, in a deal set to reshape the global semiconductor sector. The sale puts a vital supplier to Apple Inc. and …
  • Things Look Less Dim for Verizon Communications After Acquisition 14 Sep 2020 18:58 Benzinga On Monday, communications Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) announced it will acquire pre-paid wireless company Tracfone for $3.125 billion in cash and $3.125 billion in common stock. The agreement also includes up to an additional $650 million in future …
  • Light manipulates stars to alter refractive index of 2D crystal 14 Sep 2020 18:56 Materials Today Atoms in the crystal lattice of tantalum disulfide arrange themselves into six-pointed stars that can be manipulated by light, offering a way to control the material's refractive index. Image: Weijian Li/Rice University.Microscopic crystals of …
  • Secretive Pentagon research program looks to replace human hackers with AI 14 Sep 2020 18:40 Yahoo News The Joint Operations Center inside Fort Meade in Maryland is a cathedral to cyber warfare. Part of a 380,000-square-foot, $520 million complex opened in 2018, the office is the nerve center for both the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency …
  • Can a New Algorithm Make Self-Driving Cars Safer? 14 Sep 2020 18:35 Inside Science Driverless cars may soon routinely join human motorists on roads around the world. (Inside Science) -- A driverless car isn't driven by a person but is controlled by a system of sensors and processors. In many countries, tests of autonomous driving …
  • TikTok Was a Wasted Opportunity 14 Sep 2020 18:33 The New York Times This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Creeping closer to resolving a monthslong saga over the future of TikTok in the United States, the Chinese video app looks likely to have a new American partner. …
  • NVIDIA out to be a giant in an AI age 14 Sep 2020 18:31 Phys.org US graphics chip maker NVIDIA aims to be a powerhouse in an era of artificial intelligence with the big-ticket buy of Britain-based Arm, whose microprocessors are in many smartphones. Japan's SoftBank Group said Monday it is selling Arm to NVIDIA for …
  • Nvidia Commits to Buy Arm for $40B 14 Sep 2020 18:14 HPCwire Nvidia is acquiring chip IP vendor Arm Ltd. for $40 billion from SoftBank in a blockbuster deal that catapults the graphics leader to a dominant position in the datacenter while helping troubled SoftBank reverse its financial woes. The deal, which has been …
  • ventureLAB and Silicon Catalyst Partner to Expand Hardware and Silicon Ecosystem in Canada 14 Sep 2020 16:55 EDACafé ventureLAB and Silicon Catalyst Partner to Expand Hardware and Silicon Ecosystem in Canada MARKHAM, Ontario & SILICON VALLEY, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 14, 2020 — ventureLAB announced today that it has partnered with Silicon Catalyst to …
  • Algorithm makes self-driving cars 'accident-proof', scientists claim 14 Sep 2020 16:49 Daily Mail An algorithm makes self-driving cars 'accident-proof' as long as other human drivers on the road act responsibly, scientists claim.   German researchers developed the algorithm with data collected from vehicles in the real-world and tested it in …