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  • Commentary: The US-China contest is a race towards 5G domination 19 Jun 2019 23:48 Channel News Asia HONG KONG: Less than 10 years ago, all top 10 technology companies by revenue were American. Global telecom standards were set by US companies such as AT&T and Verizon. Today, by contrast, four of the top 10 internet firms are Chinese. A decade ago, …
  • North American machine vision orders slow in Q1 2019 19 Jun 2019 22:48 Modern Materials Handling By MMH Staff · June 19, 2019 North American sales of machine vision (MV) components and systems that provide vision intelligence to robots and other machines declined 4.5 percent over the same period last year. According to statistics from the AIA, the …
  • Porsche 911, Kia top list of highest-quality cars, with Land Rover and Jaguar among the worst - NBCNews.com 19 Jun 2019 21:42 Google The quality of the typical new car has significantly improved over the past decade, but those gains unexpectedly stalled this past year, according to the latest annual survey. The 2019 Initial Quality Study, conducted by research group J.D. Power and …
  • A Personal View Of The Transportation Revolution 19 Jun 2019 21:22 Forbes Night motion traveling along a track. Getty A Personal View of the Transportation Revolution I love the idea of autonomous automobiles (AVs). I have a vision that I can get in my self-driving car and tell it to take me to the grocery or work, then sit back …
  • 5G is here. What does it mean for you? 19 Jun 2019 21:11 Brownsville Herald (BPT) - By now, you’ve probably heard about the coming launch of 5G. Rolling into the marketplace for the first time this year, it’s the next (fifth) generation of cellular technology, and promises to significantly enhance the speed, coverage and …
  • Xpeng Motors Rolls Off 10,000 Units Of Its Smart G3 EV 19 Jun 2019 20:45 CleanTechnica Cars Published on June 19th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart 0 June 19th, 2019 by Nicolas Zart  Xpeng Motors (Xpeng) continues its steady progress by completing another production milestone, that of 10,000 units of its G3 smart electric vehicle (EV). This was just …
  • Tech firm sees long haul ahead for autonomous trucks 19 Jun 2019 19:41 Journal of Commerce
  • The Top 5G Companies to Watch Now 19 Jun 2019 19:40 Money Morning If you've been following, you know that Money Morning is bullish on 5G stocks. In fact, we think this is one of the greatest investing opportunities in history. Today, we're going to list the top 5G companies to watch now that have the best long- …
  • North American Machine Vision Orders Slow in First Quarter of 2019 19 Jun 2019 18:23 RIA - Robotics Online Robotic Industries Association Posted 06/19/2019 AIA statistics show 4.5 percent decline in sales over same period in 2018, down to $674 million Ann Arbor, Michigan – North American sales of machine vision (MV) components and systems that provide …
  • JD Power Says Korean Cars Beat US and Europe in Quality 19 Jun 2019 17:37 News Ask the average car buyer who makes the most reliable vehicles, and they’ll likely start with Japanese automakers, followed by the Germans and the Americans, and ending with the Koreans. Going by the results of this year’s JD Power Initial Quality Survey, …
  • Special nanotubes could improve solar power and imaging technology 19 Jun 2019 17:20 Phys.org Physicists have discovered a novel kind of nanotube that generates current in the presence of light. Devices such as optical sensors and infrared imaging chips are likely applications, which could be useful in fields such as automated transport and …
  • Tesla slips to third place for solar installations in the U.S., Sunrun keeps lead 19 Jun 2019 17:07 MarketWatch Tesla Inc. dropped to third place in U.S. residential solar installations and Sunrun Inc. gained market share and kept its lead, according to a report Wednesday by consultants at Wood Mackenzie. Tesla TSLA, +0.32%  installed 6.3% of U.S. residential solar …
  • Outlook on the Global Image Sensors Market 2019-2024: Growth, Trends and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com 19 Jun 2019 17:05 Odessa American DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2019-- The "Image Sensors Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global image sensors market was valued at USD 14.27 billion in …
  • Trade dispute has Walsin cautious about second half 19 Jun 2019 16:26 Taipei Times Passive components maker Walsin Technology Corp (è ¯æ–°ç§‘) yesterday said that it would be cautious about the second half of this year if a US-China trade dispute remains unsolved. Customers have placed more orders this quarter ahead of heavier tariffs …
  • Walmart kick-starts $1-trillion robot delivery market 19 Jun 2019 14:54 My Broadband Walmart Inc. came to dominate retailing through its mastery of logistics—the complicated choreography of getting goods from farm or factory to the consumer. But even the world’s biggest store doesn’t make money selling its wares online in the U.S., largely …
  • Northumbrian Water is making waves in innovation with huge annual festival this July 19 Jun 2019 14:36 Evening Chronicle One of the biggest festivals of innovation the world has ever seen kicks off next month, here in the North East. Thousands of people from across the globe are expected to flood through the gates at Newcastle Racecourse for Northumbrian Water’s huge …
  • NVIDIA Pushes Self-Drive Efforts: Must INTC, QCOM, DXC Worry? 19 Jun 2019 14:21 Investing.com NVIDIA Corporation's (NASDAQ:NVDA) latest collaboration with Volvo to develop a scalable AI-based autonomous driving system is expected to boost presence of the former in the self-driving vehicle market. The companies will jointly develop end-to-end …
  • How Hackers Can Take Over Your Car’s GPS 19 Jun 2019 14:13 ClaimsJournal.com An autonomous systems defense company contends it has successfully spoofed the GPS mechanism of a Tesla Model 3 using the automaker’s latest Autopilot technology, sending the vehicle off its intended route. Regulus Cyber said it used commercially available …
  • Volvo, NVIDIA developing advanced AI for autonomous trucks 19 Jun 2019 14:00 Fleet Owner Magazine The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision-making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines. Utilizing NVIDIA’s end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, simulation and in-vehicle …
  • Trump-supporting billionaire gives Oxford University £150m to help stop AI destroying humanity 19 Jun 2019 13:53 Independent A billionaire Donald Trump supporter has given Oxford University a record £150m donation, part of which will fund an institute charged with tackling ethics in artificial intelligence (AI).  Stephen Schwarzman, co-founder of private equity group Blackstone, …
  • 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Confirmed With 760 HP, 625 LB-FT 19 Jun 2019 13:48 Motor1.com 760 HORSEPOWER, 625 LB.-FT.: 2020 MUSTANG SHELBY GT500 BOASTS WORLD’S MOST POWER-DENSE SUPERCHARGED PRODUCTION V8 ENGINE JUN 19, 2019 | DEARBORN, MICH.            DEARBORN, Mich., June 19, 2019 – Venomous strike: The all-new 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will …
  • When your smartphone becomes a low-cost household robot 19 Jun 2019 13:40 livemint.com Bengaluru: Imagine this scenario. A small business unit wants an object delivered from one area to another but cannot afford to hire a developer to write a software program or hire a mobile robot to do the task. Keeping such situations in mind, a team of …
  • AI, tech innovations have short-term impact on jobs 19 Jun 2019 13:34 The Times of India By Hari T N Suddenly, there is a lot of debate on whether Industry 4.0 with a strong underpinning of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is going to result in large-scale unemployment. This seems a bit odd because neither technology nor …
  • Perceptive Automata Uses Neuroscience to Help AVs Predict Intent 19 Jun 2019 12:47 Xconomy Those of us who like to ride our bikes on city streets know the importance of The Staredown. Say a biker is trundling past an intersection and a car is inching forward to make a righthand turn while the light is red. It makes the biker feel better to …
  • Advancing AI for video: Startup launches powerful video processing platform 19 Jun 2019 12:38 Phys.org Voxel51, a University of Michigan startup, today launched its flagship product—a software platform designed to make it easier, faster and more affordable to access the untapped potential of video data. The software is aimed at companies that work with …
  • China's Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars 19 Jun 2019 12:11 Reuters (Adds comments from Zenuity executives) By Esha Vaish STOCKHOLM, June 19 (Reuters) - China’s Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer , as its preferred supplier for assisted and self …
  • MIT’s neural network aims to create the perfect pizza 19 Jun 2019 12:07 PC Magazine Cooking well takes patience, time, practice, and skill, and so is it possible for a machine to do what professional human chefs take years to perfect? According to new research from MIT, perhaps so. A new study in deep neural networking, titled "How …
  • 5G phones are already available. Here's when to expect more. 19 Jun 2019 11:24 Cnet Take your pick. Angela Lang/CNET Verizon and Sprint are ramping themselves up for 5G. In May, Sprint turned on its 5G network in four cities, and its coverage was impressively consistent when we tested it out first-hand in Dallas with the LG V50 ThinQ. …
  • The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures 19 Jun 2019 10:50 The Washington Post By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile’s proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the law’s requirement that it not “substantially … lessen competition” in the market for mobile phone and Internet service. That is …
  • This app turns smartphone into robot to perform boring jobs 19 Jun 2019 10:21 The Economic Times WASHINGTON: A smartphone app that allows a user to easily programme any robot to perform a mundane activity, such as picking up parts from one area and delivering them to another, has been developed by scientists, including one of Indian origin. The app …
  • China's Geely selects Swedish software firm as driverless car supplier 19 Jun 2019 10:08 Reuters STOCKHOLM, June 19 (Reuters) - China’s Geely has picked Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer , as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software. Regulatory and technological challenges …
  • Vision Processing Unit Market: Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ: CDNS), Synopsys and Lattice Semiconductor 19 Jun 2019 09:34 Tradingcharts.com Jun 19, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- New York, June 19, 2019: The report covers detailed competitive outlook including the market share and company profiles of the key participants operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report …
  • Florida to Allow Self-Driving Cars Without Human Monitors as of July 1 19 Jun 2019 09:21 Auto 123 Self-driving vehicles without human safety drivers aboard will soon be allowed on roads in the state of Florida. The practice is already legal in Nevada, California and Arizona in the western United States. Florida’s aim with the legislation is to be …
  • Foresight Signs First Commercial Agreement with Elbit Systems 19 Jun 2019 08:52 Odessa American NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2019-- Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE: FRSX), an innovator in automotive vision systems, announced today the signing of a commercial agreement with Elbit Systems Land Ltd., a subsidiary of …
  • Foresight in deal with Elbit Systems for image processing software 19 Jun 2019 08:41 Reuters TEL AVIV, June 19 (Reuters) - Israel’s Foresight Autonomous Holdings signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Elbit Systems for exclusive marketing of its image processing software for the defence, paramilitary and homeland security markets. Israel-based …
  • Uber Debuted Its Latest Volvo-Built Autonomous Vehicle, but Let's Not Get Ahead of Ourselves 19 Jun 2019 08:11 The Motley Fool Uber (NYSE:UBER) recently announced a new self-driving SUV, made by Volvo, that it plans to eventually use in its ridesharing service. For years, Uber has used 250 of Volvo's SUVs for autonomous vehicles, but the updated version adds some significant …
  • NVIDIA Teams With AB Volvo on Self-Driving Trucks 19 Jun 2019 08:09 The Motley Fool NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) announced Tuesday it was partnering with Swedish company AB Volvo (NASDAQOTH:VOLVY) -- the world's second-largest commercial truck manufacturer (also known as the Volvo Group) -- to develop the artificial intelligence (AI) …
  • Don’t believe the myths — 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses 19 Jun 2019 07:18 VentureBeat Last month, Ericsson’s ConsumerLab released a mammoth report that revealed strong consumer readiness for 5G network connectivity in their 5G Consumer Potential report. The study, which spanned 22 countries and interviewed over 35,000 participants ( …
  • Global Offshore AUV and ROV Market was valued at USD 3.5 Billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 9.6 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 17.82% from 2019 to 2026 19 Jun 2019 06:58 MarketWatch.com Jun 19, 2019 (AmericanNewsHour via COMTEX) -- The Global Offshore AUV and ROV Market was valued at USD 3.5 Billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 9.6 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 17.82% from 2019 to 2026. Global Offshore AUV and ROV Market …
  • India needs better math talent to lead today’s AI-driven world 19 Jun 2019 06:27 The Times of India The world’s biggest companies are coming to India for data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) skills. But renowned mathematicians believe the country needs to significantly improve its mathematics capabilities to be able to …
  • Opinion: Editorial: New Majority on Fairfax County Board of Supervisors 19 Jun 2019 05:42 Alexandria Gazette Packet One thing we know for sure, Fairfax County is about to lose a lot of institutional knowledge on the Board of Supervisors. Here are a few suggestions for areas where those who might find themselves on a fully reconstituted Board of Supervisors should bone …
  • Road users should be given better information amid traffic disruption – report 19 Jun 2019 05:35 This Is Lancashire Motorists should be given better and more timely information about problems on the roads to help ease their frustration when there is disruption, a report has suggested. Highways England needs to give road users more advanced warning about problems, …
  • AFI Docs returns as the undisputed champion of documentary festivals 19 Jun 2019 05:27 WTOP The 17th annual AFI Doc Film Festival returns Wednesday to Sunday, showcasing everything from factory workers to space races to music icons. Washingtonians are lucky to have the nation’s top documentary festival right in our backyard. The 17th annual AFI …
  • Volvo chooses Nvidia Drive to develop self-driving trucks 19 Jun 2019 04:33 PC Magazine The Volvo Group plans to introduce solutions based on NVIDIA technology across the entire spectrum of automation, from driver support systems to fully autonomous vehicles and machines. (Image: Volvo) Nvidia will provide its autonomous driving platform to …
  • 5 things to know about Domino's new delivery service 19 Jun 2019 04:33 KPRC HOUSTON - On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced a new autonomous delivery system using the company, Nuro. The delivery service will go into effect later this year. Nuro is a robotics company that has created a self-driving service used for driverless …
  • Tiny TPM Promises to Secure IoT Devices 19 Jun 2019 04:04 Tom's Hardware TCG MARS Subgroup showcasing Radicle TPM prototype. Credit: TCGThe Trusted Computing Group, founded by companies such as AMD, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft in 2003 to protect cryptographic keys on computers against tampering, recently announced its work to …
  • Solving the ‘edge computing’ puzzle will make your TV smarter 19 Jun 2019 02:37 The Malaysian Star Since Japan launched its first deep space probe in 1985, the photographs have been taken in a relatively low-tech way, by pointing cameras at objects in the cosmos and letting them run. Whatever is captured gets sent back to Earth, where people cull the …
  • Brain cancer fighter takes on proposed Tairua cellphone tower battle 19 Jun 2019 01:45 Bay of Plenty Times A man fighting brain cancer has fears for his health after leaning a 15-metre 4G cellphone tower is going to be built near his home. Ten years ago Ben Rowland began a journey of radiation treatment for a brain tumour, which despite his efforts became …
  • Jim Armitage: This Silicon Valley dream could be a global nightmare 19 Jun 2019 01:33 Evening Standard The disruptors of Silicon Valley have always disliked regulation. It’s partly a philosophical thing; the libertarian mindset that feels suspicious of (perhaps superior to) big government.  But more importantly, Google, Facebook, Amazon and the rest have …
  • This is how the UK can stay ahead of the game with digital skills, according to an expert 19 Jun 2019 01:32 Evening Standard The UK is the third best country in the world at producing successful tech companies, it was announced. Figures compiled by Tech Nation and Dealroom for the Government’s Digital Economy Council revealed the UK stood behind just the US and China in the …