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  • US has a 'concerted strategy' to push allies to reject Huawei's 5G equipment: Eurasia Group - CNBC 11 Dec 2018 10:59 Google Allison said that 5G technology is a "geopolitically consequential network upgrade" that represents a new level of innovation with major implications for a number of sectors including driverless vehicles, smart cities, advanced factories and …
  • Hellenic Medical Society Symposium with Dr. Peter Diamandis & Scholarships Awarded 11 Dec 2018 10:56 National Herald The Hellenic Medical Society Executive Board, including outgoing President Dr. George Liakeas and Administrator Evangelia Tsavaris, this year's honorees: Dr. Spiros Frangos, Dr. Peter Diamandis, and Dr. Andreas Cosmatos, and the scholarship recipients …
  • Foresight Vision System Installed in Leading Automotive OEM’s Vehicle 11 Dec 2018 10:51 optics.org Date Announced: 03 Dec 2018 European commercial vehicle manufacturer evaluation marks first ever installation of QuadSight™ prototype. NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE:FRSX), an innovator in …
  • UMD Engineering Students Test Out Autonomous Vehicles 11 Dec 2018 09:34 WDIO The Assignment was to create a vehicle that could navigate itself through an obstacle course, such as the entrance ramp to Voss-Kovach Hall on campus. Owen Brewer was one of these students. He explained, "it was supposed to be 100% hands-off. You' …
  • Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans 11 Dec 2018 05:07 WFED Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry. Hertz said Tuesday it is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks found at many airports, in an effort to slash the time it takes to pick up a rental car. Clear hopes it …
  • IPOs Will Strip Veils From Uber & Lyft’s Financials, Strategies 11 Dec 2018 02:59 Xconomy Xconomy San Francisco —  The IPO of any private company comes as the resolution of a mystery, as closely-held details about its financial performance and strategies are revealed. But the suspense is heightened in the case of San Francisco-based companies …
  • Showbox streaming service back online – but probably unsafe 11 Dec 2018 02:39 Independent Showbox, a mysterious app that allows people to watch new films and TV shows for free, is back after a strange outage. But the circumstances around that return is largely unknown, and anyone trying to use the popular app might be endangering themselves and …
  • How the bed-in-a-box became 'game-changingly comfortable' 11 Dec 2018 02:39 Independent How well do you sleep? There are many factors affecting our slumbers, from tensions at work which we take to bed, to how dark the bedroom is, to how much screen time we've been spending just before we turn in. One big consideration is the bed we sleep …
  • Apple ordered to stop selling iPhones in China, company claims 11 Dec 2018 02:39 Independent Apple has been banned by a court from selling iPhones in China, according to chip maker Qualcomm. The company says that a Chinese court has granted two preliminary injunctions that will force Apple to stop selling a whole range of iPhones released since …
  • Why NVIDIA Stock Dropped 22% in November 11 Dec 2018 02:03 The Motley Fool What happened Shares of NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) plunged 22.5% last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, following a disappointing third-quarter earnings report. So what NVIDIA said it generated revenue of $3.181 billion,  …
  • Investing Through Impending Recessions: A Guide 11 Dec 2018 02:02 The Motley Fool On this episode of Motley Fool Money, four Foolish analysts look at the biggest news on Wall Street, including the broader market itself. It's getting ominous out here, but Jason Moser's "three Ps" of investing can help keep you calm. …
  • G20 summit’s misleading lesson for future of jobs 11 Dec 2018 01:58 Shanghai Daily Since 2008, it’s hard to remember any concrete, material and implementable solutions for the world’s worst problems as a result of the meeting of some of the world’s most powerful leaders that is the G20 summit. The talks in recent years have been …
  • Huawei CEO survived toughest of lives to build an empire. ... 11 Dec 2018 01:47 Calgary Herald At the sprawling Huawei Technologies Co. campus in Shenzhen, the food court’s walls are emblazoned with quotes from the company’s billionaire founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei. Then there’s the research lab that resembles the White House in Washington. Perhaps …
  • ​LG CNS partners with Megazone Cloud in public cloud 11 Dec 2018 01:31 PC Magazine (Image: Cloud Network) LG CNS has partnered with Megazone Cloud, South Korea's largest public cloud vendor, to expand its cloud business, the company announced. Megazone Cloud, an AWS Premier Partner, boasts around 900 customers with revenue of 220 …
  • Multiferroics and topological materials usher in MESO era of computing 11 Dec 2018 01:28 Materials Today Single crystals of the multiferroic material bismuth-iron-oxide. The bismuth atoms (blue) form a cubic lattice with oxygen atoms (yellow) at each face of the cube and an iron atom (gray) near the center. The somewhat off-center iron interacts with the …
  • Reports: Uber app is down across the country 11 Dec 2018 00:35 SF Gate The Uber mobile application appears to be down in San Francisco, New York and other major cities. The Uber mobile application appears to be down in San Francisco, New York and other major cities. Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle Photo: Gabrielle Lurie …
  • Imagining What Happens When the Robots Take the Wheel 11 Dec 2018 00:13 International Herald Tribune NO ONE AT THE WHEEL Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future By Samuel I. Schwartz 272 pp. PublicAffairs. $30. An appalling statistic appears toward the end of “No One at the Wheel,” Samuel Schwartz’s valuable primer on self-driving cars: In the century …
  • Congress is about to grill Google's CEO. Can Sundar Pichai... 11 Dec 2018 00:13 SF Gate Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google, arrives at the White House for a meeting Dec. 6. Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Google, arrives at the White House for a meeting Dec. 6. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrew Harrer. Photo: Bloomberg …
  • Senate Democrats fight an effort to pass driverless-car bill during lame-duck Congress 10 Dec 2018 23:37 Los Angeles Times The automakers’ argument: The sooner fully autonomous vehicles become widespread, the sooner the 40,000 annual traffic deaths on U.S. roads will decline. But some states and consumer advocates demur, saying that if the federal government doesn’t step in to …
  • Elon Musk promises big new Tesla Autopilot upgrade, but is it legal? 10 Dec 2018 23:08 Arc Technica 14 with 12 posters participating Tesla CEO Elon Musk is famous for the use of his Twitter feed, where he often engages with his almost 24 million followers. Sometimes it gets him in trouble—as with the case of the infamous "420" tweet that landed …
  • Entegris, Inc.: Product Overview and Analysis 10 Dec 2018 22:53 Eweek.com eWEEK is building a new IT products and services section that encompasses most of the categories that we cover on our site. In it, we will spotlight the leaders in each sector, which include enterprise software, hardware, security, on-premises-based …
  • Congress is about to grill Google’s CEO. Can Sundar Pichai handle the heat? 10 Dec 2018 22:48 The Washington Post Near the end of a meeting with technology executives at the White House last week, President Trump asked if any of them had ever stepped foot in the Oval Office. In a room that included the leaders of Oracle, Microsoft and IBM, one said he hadn’t: Google’s …
  • BlackBerry CEO pitches privacy in announcing smart city offering 10 Dec 2018 22:34 Calgary Herald BlackBerry CEO John Chen: “I think we need to have a better set of policies on data privacy, and it has to be a public-private collaboration.” Darren Brown file photo BlackBerry Inc. CEO John Chen is so protective of his private data, that he refuses to …
  • Weekly Bot Brief on Robotic Research and Investment Review 12-7-2018 10 Dec 2018 21:57 RIA - Robotics Online Balcones Investment Research Posted 12/09/2018 "There is no force on earth more powerful than an idea whose time has come."  -Victor Hugo Bot Index Highlights: For the first time since the Bot Index was conceived in 2015, every one of its …
  • A Miami 'unicorn' is born — parking startup worth more than $1 billion after funding 10 Dec 2018 21:27 Tucson.com Miami is now officially home to its first unicorn. On Monday, ParkJockey, founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs Ari Ojalvo and Umut Tekin and based on Brickell Key, announced an investment by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank. The companies declined to state the …
  • Opinion: Are we seeing the last generation of grey nomads? 10 Dec 2018 21:18 Radio Australia Updated December 10, 2018 18:08:51 Every other year, retired couple Jorg and Jan journey some 5,000 kilometres in their campervan from Port Fairy in south-east Australia to Broome in the far north-west for a change of lifestyle and scenery. There they …
  • Waymo tests AI driving system that learns from labeled data 10 Dec 2018 21:02 VentureBeat Alphabet’s self-driving spinoff Waymo achieved some noteworthy milestones this year, in August surpassing 10 million real-world miles with its driverless cars and last week launching Waymo One, a commercial driverless taxi service. But its researchers have …
  • Uber, Lyft ... And Now Waymo: The Self-Driving Car Service Hits The Road 10 Dec 2018 20:59 WUIS With Meghna Chakrabarti There’s now an app to hail a self-driving taxi. We’ll look behind the wheel at the technology and safety concerns. Guests Andrew Hawkins, senior transportation reporter at The Verge. He took a ride in a “Waymo One” taxi one week …
  • Lone Mountain’s rock glacier mapped by lasers 10 Dec 2018 20:49 Big Sky Weekly Montana State University students collect lidar scan data in the east cirque of Lone Mountain in June 2017, using instruments supplied by the National Science Foundation funded consortium, UNAVCO. PHOTO COURTESY OF COLIN SHAW By Jessianne Castle EBS …
  • Nissan opens global digital hub in Kerala, first MNC to set up shop in state after 7 years 10 Dec 2018 20:14 livemint.com Nissan setting shop is a significant boost for Kerala, which could not attract any major multinational companies ever since US-based Oracle Corp. came to it seven years ago. Photo:Reuters Thiruvananthapuram: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, one of the world’s …
  • Huawei CEO survived toughest of lives to build an empire. Trump could tear it down 10 Dec 2018 20:07 Calgary Herald At the sprawling Huawei Technologies Co. campus in Shenzhen, the food court’s walls are emblazoned with quotes from the company’s billionaire founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei. Then there’s the research lab that resembles the White House in Washington. Perhaps …
  • Human Rights at 70 10 Dec 2018 19:49 Human Rights Watch You Should Be Worrying about the Woman Shortage by Heather Barr Women hold children's' hands as they wait to cross a street after school in downtown Shanghai September 12, 2014. © 2014 Reuters In the 80s and 90s, Newsweek Magazine delivered US …
  • City council joins efforts to save GM plant 10 Dec 2018 19:26 Oshawa Express By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express The new Oshawa city council is adding its name to the list of those who are not willing to accept the fate of the General Motors assembly plant’s planned closure. At council’s first meeting, Ward 3 regional …
  • The Revolution Will Be Driverless: Autonomous Cars Usher In Big Changes 10 Dec 2018 19:02 NPR Autonomous vehicles could be the "most disruptive technology to hit society worldwide since the advent of the motor car," says former New York City traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz. Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future by Samuel I. …
  • Lyft could be worth $5 billion more than its most recent private valuation — here’s how to price the ride-hailing company on public markets 10 Dec 2018 18:52 Business Insider Lyft and Uber— two of the most well-known private companies in the world — both said last week that they had begun the process to go public, sparking a frenzy of speculation and excitement on Wall Street. There's no word on when Lyft, easily the …
  • iPhone and Intel are at the center of Qualcomm's 5G crosshairs 10 Dec 2018 18:49 Cnet The world's largest mobile chipmaker is using 5G phones to go after Apple's iPhones and Intel -- hard. That was clear after Qualcomm's tech summit in Hawaii last week where one after the other, executives compared the speed and battery gains of …
  • Nissan opens global digital hub in Kerala, first MNC setting shop in the state after seven years 10 Dec 2018 18:32 livemint.com Nissan setting shop is a significant boost for Kerala, which could not attract any major multinational companies ever since US-based Oracle Corp. came to it seven years ago. Photo:Reuters Thiruvananthapuram: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, one of the world’s …
  • BlackBerry unveils secure smart-city traffic technology service 10 Dec 2018 18:30 New Hamburg Independent WATERLOO — BlackBerry Inc. is attempting to aid in the creation of smart cities with a new service that provides the infrastructure for vehicles and traffic lights to exchange information in a secure manner. The Waterloo-based tech company says it will not …
  • UAW grows prepare for war as workers head into wage talks 10 Dec 2018 18:27 Quad City Business Journal Autoworkers say they're feeling unappreciated these days. They made wage and benefit sacrifices when times were bad. Now, after record sales, layoffs loom. The shocking announcement by General Motors last month to close four U.S. factories was seen, in …
  • Samsung, OnePlus' 5G phones: 6 things you need to know now 10 Dec 2018 18:10 Cnet 5G phones and networks are almost here, promising amazing feats like downloading entire TV seasons in minutes, and enabling cities full of driverless cars that talk to each other in real time. But the reality is that early 5G phones and networks won't …
  • Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei survived a famine. Can he weather Trump? 10 Dec 2018 17:49 Japan Times HONG KONG – At the sprawling Huawei Technologies Co. campus in Shenzhen, the food court’s walls are emblazoned with quotes from the company’s billionaire founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei. Then there’s the research lab that resembles the White House in …
  • Uber Will Flop 10 Dec 2018 17:39 Seeking Alpha As Uber (UBER) apparently finally filed documents for a potential IPO next year, the one certainty is that public investors should avoid this offering. The company follows fellow ride-sharing service Lyft (LYFT) in a race to go public, but the company has …
  • Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft preparing to become public companies 10 Dec 2018 17:38 CBC The two largest ride-hailing companies appear set to go public, with both Uber and Lyft making confidential filings to the U.S. Securities Commission for initial public offerings of shares. Timing of the listings is uncertain, given the current turmoil in …
  • BlackBerry launches security credential management system for intelligent transportation, smart cities 10 Dec 2018 17:19 PC Magazine BlackBerry said it is launching a security credential management service designed for smart cities and transportations services so autonomous vehicles can securely communicate with infrastructure. The Security Credential Management Service (SCMS) is …
  • Vodafone will hide Ericsson 4G/5G cell antennas under manhole covers 10 Dec 2018 17:12 VentureBeat Demand for mobile bandwidth continues to grow, but no one wants to actually see the additional cellular towers needed to augment 4G and 5G service. Working with Ericsson, Vodafone UK is rolling out a surprisingly viable way to hide networking equipment in …
  • Electric Vehicles, An Alt Fuel Solution or Anti-American Diversion?, Or A China Manipulated Tulip-like Mania 10 Dec 2018 16:54 Autochannel But First, Bob Gordon's Remarks: If after reading The Auto Channel's opinion about any actual viability for EV's to realistically eliminate our reliance on gasoline, and that "the promotion of Electric Vehicles as a real alternative to …
  • The future of mobility; not one solution, but many 10 Dec 2018 16:48 The Borneo Post John Abbot IN 1807, when he patented the first hydrogen-powered engine, François Isaac de Rivaz could have been forgiven for thinking he had found the future of transport. Yet here we are, more than 200 years later, still wrestling with the same question. …
  • Mythic Chooses Codasip to Deliver RISC-V Computing in their Revolutionary Neural Network Platform 10 Dec 2018 16:45 Design and Reuse Campbell, California – December 10th 2018 – Codasip, the leading supplier of RISC-V® embedded processor IP, announced today that Mythic, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) computing technology, has selected Codasip’s configurable Bk5 processor and …
  • U.S.-China trade standoff means no reprieve for rattled investors 10 Dec 2018 15:50 The Washington Post THE TICKER President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose at the Forbidden City in Beijing last year. (Jim Watson / AFP) Investors hoping for a reprieve from last week’s trade jitters aren’t likely to get one this week, as developments over the …
  • Another twist as trial lawyers turn against new self-driving bill 10 Dec 2018 15:17 The Politico With help from Daniel Lippman and Brianna Gurciullo 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 …