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  • Here's Tesla's full self-driving car computer and its AI brains 20 Aug 2019 20:00 Malaysian.CNET.com Two big, square AI processors power Tesla's third-generation full self-driving car computer. Tesla showed the computer at the Hot Chips conference. Stephen Shankland/CNET Designing your own chips is hard. But Tesla, one of the most aggressive …
  • Aurora debuts software for testing autonomous vehicles 20 Aug 2019 19:26 Bizjournals
  • What Will It Take for Uber to Become Profitable? 20 Aug 2019 18:25 Knowledge@Wharton Uber has to fix its business model to make it profitable in a sustainable way, and the wake-up call for that has come from its second-quarter results, according to experts. More worrisome than the loss in the latest quarter of $5.2 billion — inflated by a …
  • Spark Connected Augments LiDAR with Wireless Power Technology 20 Aug 2019 17:10 SF Gate Spark Connected Augments LiDAR with Wireless Power Technology Spark Connected's new solution named Phoenix, is designed and engineered to wirelessly power LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) applications. DALLAS (PRWEB) August 20, 2019 Spark Connected, …
  • A man fell out of a commuter train in New Jersey after the doors opened on the wrong side 20 Aug 2019 16:46 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Graham Rapier, provided by Published 8:22 am PDT, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 REUTERS/Mike Segar One of commuters' worst nightmares occurred on a train in New Jersey during Monday evening's rush hour. A passenger aboard a NJ Transit commuter train …
  • 5G will drive effective adoption of emerging technologies, says GlobalData 20 Aug 2019 16:42 Manufacturing and Logistics IT Magazine The intrinsic capacity of the fifth-generation cellular technology (5G) to connect the Internet’s end systems with enhanced data flows and faster response times will unlock the full potential of emerging technologies, according to GlobalData, a leading …
  • How Can We Use Artificial Intelligence To Improve Society? 20 Aug 2019 16:34 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin How can we use AI to help society? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Aarthi Srinivasan …
  • Waymo Expands Driverless Fleet Tests To Miami During Hurricane Season 20 Aug 2019 16:31 Forbes Rain and snow remain among the most difficult hurdles for autonomous vehicles, but Waymo is now expanding testing to Miami where late summer/early fall thunderstorms will present a formidable challenge. While Waymo’s commercial self-driving operations …
  • GE Accused Of $38 Billion Fraud By Bernie Madoff Whistleblower; Amid Recession Anxieties, Fed Poised To Fight Back; Why Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Remake Is Being Boycotted 20 Aug 2019 16:07 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Get Forbes’ daily top headlines straight to your inbox for news on the world’s most important entrepreneurs and superstars, expert career advice and success secrets. Topline: General Electric was accused …
  • Five Future Workplace Predictions That Are Hopefully More Accurate Than Steve Ballmer's 20 Aug 2019 15:11 Forbes Bust of inventor and mechanical and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla, in his home in Smiljan, Croatia Getty Royalty Fee In 2007, Steve Ballmer, then Microsoft CEO, famously declared: “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market …
  • Artificial compound eye makes sense of natural world 20 Aug 2019 14:52 The Engineer 20th August 2019 9:36 am 20th August 2019 9:36 am A new artificial compound eye could help scientists understand how insects sense objects at speed or be used to create 3D location systems for robots and autonomous vehicles. Researchers have created a bio- …
  • Baidu posts higher than expected revenue 20 Aug 2019 14:49 Phnompenh Post Chinese internet giant Baidu regained momentum during the second quarter, posting better-than-expected revenue on Tuesday thanks to strong traffic growth, though it also announced a huge drop in net profit. The Beijing-based search leader said its total …
  • Giving The Streets Back To People: A Guide To Mobility Design 20 Aug 2019 14:48 Forbes The car industry as we know it is changing. Peak car is on the horizon; automobiles are predicted to become largely obsolete by 2035, and two-thirds of Americans expect most cars to be driverless in the next half-century. In the wake of this transportation …
  • 70 Billion Hours Of Driver Time To Be Freed Up By Self-Driving Cars 20 Aug 2019 14:33 Forbes Today's drivers will become tomorrow's passengers in self-driving cars (this is a concept car interior for a Renault SA EZ-Ultimo autonomous car in 2018). © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Americans spend about one hour a day driving and travel …
  • Wheels24.co.za | WATCH: Ford gets serious about gaming, launches Fordzilla Motor Racing teams for popular world of esports 20 Aug 2019 14:02 Wheels24 Across the world, millions of people every day get behind the wheel of a virtual Ford vehicle and enjoy racing against friends and as part of online communities. Now the company is going to be seeking out the best online racers to form its first ever …
  • Mercedes reviews vans model portfolio as diesel debate hammers sales 20 Aug 2019 13:57 Channel News Asia Business Daimler is reviewing the product portfolio at its vans division, where sales have been hit hard by doubts about the cleanliness of diesel engined vehicles, Mercedes-Benz executive Marcus Breitschwerdt said on Tuesday. 20 Aug 2019 09:42PM Bookmark …
  • Starship Technologies Raises $40 Million To Expand Its Food-Delivery Robots On College Campuses 20 Aug 2019 13:11 Forbes Starship Technologies' robots. Courtesy of Starship TechnologiesStudents at George Mason University and Northern Arizona University have been getting food delivered by robot since the beginning of the year. Now, in a major expansion of robotic food- …
  • Singapore to trial self-driving buses booked with an app 20 Aug 2019 13:09 DAILY NATION By AFP More by this Author Singapore will next week begin a public trial of driverless buses that can be booked with an app, part of ambitions to roll out autonomous vehicles across the city-state. Well-organised and high-tech, Singapore has become a …
  • The problem with autonomous cars that no one’s talking about 20 Aug 2019 12:58 Co.Design On a recent research trip, I found myself in the back of a taxi in New Delhi, amid a dizzying mix of car horns and exhaust. What initially seemed like complete chaos—a flurry of cars, buses, auto-rickshaws, motorbikes, and the occasional cow—turned out to …
  • From Spark To Airflow And Presto: Demystifying The Fast-Moving Cloud Data Stack 20 Aug 2019 12:54 Forbes When I started working at Facebook in 2007, the company had 20 million users. When I left four years later, it had 800 million. During that time, I led the development of Facebook’s data analytics platform, which allowed the company to target posts and …
  • AI Chip Market Worth $91.18 Billion by 2025 at 45.2% CAGR 20 Aug 2019 12:54 PCBDESIGN007 According to the report, the global AI chip market was pegged at $6.64 billion in 2018 and is projected to attain $91.18 billion by 2025, registering a colossal CAGR of 45.2% during the forecast period. Rise in demand for smart homes & smart cities, …
  • Autonomous Technology Requires Caution -- And A Leap Of Faith 20 Aug 2019 12:54 Forbes Historically, every wave of technological innovation -- especially those that directly impact human well-being -- has had detractors. With autonomous technology, we need to find a balance between caution and Luddism and learn to cherish our deepening …
  • How 5G can save lives by aiding first responders 20 Aug 2019 12:05 Cnet AR and thermal imaging in the Qwake C-Thru mask could help firefighters better navigate burning buildings. Qwake 5G could mean the difference between night and day for firefighters. With smoke, flames and a claustrophobic mask on, running into a burning …
  • Singapore’s first on-demand driverless shuttle buses to ferry passengers around Sentosa from Aug 26 20 Aug 2019 10:34 Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: Visitors to Sentosa will be able to get around the island for free on on-demand driverless shuttle buses from next Monday (Aug 26), after a trial of the service was launched on Tuesday following more than a year of testing. The autonomous …
  • Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 20 Aug 2019 07:56 Seeking Alpha Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call August 19, 2019 9:15 PM ET Company Participants Sharon Ng - Director, IR Robin Li - Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Herman Yu - CFO Dou Shen - SVP Conference Call Participants Gregory Zhao - Barclays …
  • Markets live latest news on the pound, euro FTSE 100 Greene King 20 Aug 2019 06:33 Telegraph.co.uk 5) The rebirth of Detroit: Self-driving cars are transforming Motor City. Once synonymous with decline, poverty and crime, it is now home to hipster hotels, a buzzy restaurant scene and a slew of startups working on self-driving cars, air taxis and the …
  • Baidu receives Q2 revenue jolt from AI and streaming services 20 Aug 2019 06:11 PC Magazine Baidu posted revenues of 26.3 billion yuan ($3.84 billion) for the three months to June 2019, an increase of 1% -- or 6% if the impact of divested businesses Global DU and Du Xiaoman are excluded -- compared to the same quarter a year ago. The search giant …
  • Guest Commentary: F.C. Must Pursue Multiple Transportation Policy Priorities 20 Aug 2019 03:34 Falls Church News Press Falls Church has, from its earliest history, been a crossroads, so it should come as no surprise that transportation issues are a major focus of our community, city staff, and City Council. Happily, we are part of a vibrant and growing area, but that …
  • With Micromobility, Tech Sparks Nimble Innovations In Transportation 20 Aug 2019 02:36 OPB News It’s evening in Portland’s South Waterfront District, and Annie Rudwick is getting her kids loaded for the trip home from work and daycare. Many parents would see this as a job for something like a minivan. But Rudwick is helping her daughters – aged 1, 3 …
  • Strava launches new 'streaks' feature to encourage people to stay active 20 Aug 2019 00:17 Independent Strava has launched a new "streaks" feature that aims to make people stay active. The new tool encourages people to commit to challenges that will require them to do a range of different activities through the week. Strava – a social network for …
  • Sonos Move: New portable, bluetooth speaker leaks weeks before release date 20 Aug 2019 00:16 Independent Sonos's brand new speaker appears to have been revealed in full, weeks before it is supposed to be announced. The smart speaker company's latest product, which appears to be known as the "Sonos Move", is a bluetooth speaker that can be …
  • EagleRail Container Logistics: An Idea Ready To Take Flight? 19 Aug 2019 23:18 Benzinga What if a giant bird could grab ocean containers with its oversized talons and fly them out of a congested port to a location several miles away — perhaps an intermodal rail terminal or less congested truck depot — so that not all the trucks shuttling …
  • Why AI and 5G make a good team 19 Aug 2019 22:26 Cisco It’s the meeting of two much-hyped and potentially transformative technologies. In one corner, there’s a newbie, 5G— higher bandwidth networks  promising super-fast speed and increased responsiveness and reliability. And in the other, artificial …
  • Major Headlines Mean Opportunities for Smart Investors 19 Aug 2019 22:17 InvestorPlace Well, here we are halfway through National Sandwich Month. It is also Get Ready for Kindergarten Month and National Peach Month, in case you were wondering. Source: Shutterstock And don’t get me started on days. I’m sure you’re beyond disappointed to know …
  • Iris to Test Commercial Drone Sense and Avoid System in BVLOS First 19 Aug 2019 21:36 Aviation Today Iris Automation's 'Casia' onboard collision avoidance system. (Iris Automation) Iris Automation, a Silicon Valley-based startup, has been working on an onboard collision avoidance system that — for the first time — will power an FAA-sanctioned …
  • The 3 Best Chip Stocks to Buy Now Offer 152% Upside 19 Aug 2019 21:33 Money Morning The American semiconductor sector just won't be able to grow until the trade war between the United States and China ends. At least, that's the conventional wisdom. But the conventional wisdom is wrong. We're showing you three chip stocks that …
  • Bitcoin Oil Corp. Announces the Engagement of FRORIEP LEGAL AG... 19 Aug 2019 21:06 SF Gate Bitcoin Oil Corp. Announces the Engagement of FRORIEP LEGAL AG for the Legal Representation of BitcoinOil GmbH Froriep will contribute continued guidance to BTCO in regards to compliance with Swiss securities law for the creation and issuance of the …
  • A plan to expand internet and cell phone service 19 Aug 2019 20:59 Simcoe Reformer The Ontario government has announced plans to improve and expand internet and cell phone service in rural and remote communities. For years, I’ve been hearing from people in the riding – and I hear these complaints in my own home as well – about poor …
  • Seadrill Aims for Increased Offshore Safety with New Technology 19 Aug 2019 19:25 Rigzone by  Valerie Jones |Rigzone Staff |Monday, August 19, 2019 Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has introduced a new technology to enhance offshore safety. Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has introduced a new technology to enhance …
  • Bring on the technology bans! 19 Aug 2019 19:08 Africa Leader In mid-July 2019, Oakland, California, became the third U.S. city to ban municipal departments from using facial recognition technology. Meanwhile, Congress began hearings on whether and how to regulate it on a national level. In a surprising moment of …
  • Cerebras reveals world’s ‘largest computer chip’ for AI tasks 19 Aug 2019 18:52 News Image copyright Cerebras Systems Image caption The Wafer Scale Engine is the world's largest computer chip A Californian-based start-up has unveiled what it says is the world's largest computer chip. The Wafer Scale Engine, designed by Cerebras …
  • 8 Ways To Balance Home And Office Life Under The Same Roof 19 Aug 2019 18:21 Forbes By Oliver Ratzesberger Apple had just unveiled the first iPhone, and a ride-hailing app called UberCab was a year from launch. The scale of data being generated and moving around the world — 1,200 exabytes a year — was unfathomable to many. As one …
  • New artificial compound eye could improve 3-D object tracking 19 Aug 2019 17:08 Phys.org If you've ever tried to swat a fly, you know that insects react to movement extremely quickly. A newly created biologically inspired compound eye is helping scientists understand how insects use their compound eyes to sense an object and its trajectory …
  • Watch a controversial $20 million 'Porsche' fail to sell in a huge auction mishap 19 Aug 2019 16:52 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Brittany Chang, provided by Published 8:10 am PDT, Monday, August 19, 2019 Sotheby A controversial 1939 "Porsche" Type 64, which the automaker says isn't technically a Porsche, failed to sell at RM Sotheby's Monterey car auction on …
  • Quebec is poised to be a leader in lithium exploitation, Legault says 19 Aug 2019 15:20 Montreal Gazette "We have the potential to take our place in this enormous market," said the premier. Updated: August 19, 2019 Along with other "strategic metals" that are also found in Quebec, Premier François Legault said it would be possible to …
  • Echodyne to Lead Discussion on Importance of CUAS Sensors and Capabilities at AUVSI USDPS 19 Aug 2019 15:08 giscafe.com Echodyne to Lead Discussion on Importance of CUAS Sensors and Capabilities at AUVSI USDPS Leaders in Innovative Radar Technology for 3D Security to Share Insights About UAS Detection, Tracking and Classification WASHINGTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 19, …
  • CBP outage hits airports 19 Aug 2019 15:01 The Politico With help from Stephanie Beasley and Maya Parthasarathy PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning Transportation will not be published from Monday, Aug. 26, through Monday, Sept. 2. We’ll be back on our normal schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Please continue to follow Pro …
  • A new way to test drive cars with virtual reality 19 Aug 2019 13:52 Business Day We’ve all read about the development of driverless cars. Now top-end motor companies are leading the quest for the exact opposite: carless drivers. Digitisation is transforming the way humans experience the world around them. In one of the latest …
  • Silly Season Energy News 19 Aug 2019 13:24 Forbes Prescription for good health overhead with doctor's desk, rx form, stethoscope, healthy fresh food on symbolic green background. Getty [My comments are in italics] Berkeley moves to ban natural gas hookups in new housing.  “Mayor Jesse Arreguín called …
  • US Military to Develop 5G After OIG Blames China Cyber-Espionage Acts 19 Aug 2019 13:03 Shanghai News The U.S. Department of Defense is starting a secure 5G microelectronics initiative after a declassified Inspector General report blamed China for supply chain cyber-espionage. The day after the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a heavily redacted …