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metro.co.uk - Alex Wilkins - Toyota begins Japanese smart city with autonomous cars, home robots
Toyota begins Japanese smart city with autonomous cars, home robots
Metro.co.uk

Toyota has begun work on what it claims is the city of the future, where private cars are banned and robot helpers fill the homes. Dubbed ‘Woven City', the 700,000 square metre mega project is planned to be a ‘living laboratory' for…

mlive.com - Steve Marowski | smarowski@mlive.com - $476,000 grant for autonomous vehicle research coming to University of Michigan
$476,000 grant for autonomous vehicle research coming to University of Michigan
mlive

ANN ARBOR, MI — The University of Michigan will receive $476,490 in National Science Foundation grant funding for autonomous vehicle research, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell announced Tuesday. The money will help develop cybersecurity defense…

abc7news.com - David Louie - San Francisco presents unique challenges for autonomous cars; here's how Waymo is improving safety
San Francisco presents unique challenges for autonomous cars; here's how Waymo is improving safety
ABC7 San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Maybe you've seen them on the road, the autonomous vehicles with their sensors mounted on top and on the side, with a hands-free driver. But have you ever experienced riding in one? Waymo, based in Mountain View, gave ABC7…

abc.net.au - The hype, high hopes and sobering reality of the future of car travel
The hype, high hopes and sobering reality of the future of car travel
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

A future of driverless, electric cars is just around the corner, right? We're shifting to more sustainable solutions like car sharing, right? Right? There's been lots of hype about car travel and the promise of greener, more convenient, and cheaper…

financialexpress.com - guest - Hi-tech Robotic Systemz: Building indigenous autonomous vehicles
Hi-tech Robotic Systemz: Building indigenous autonomous vehicles
The Financial Express

Talk about robots and what comes to mind immediately are the cute, doll-like robots made by Japanese companies or the heavy machine-like German robots. However, a start has been made in India, too, with several companies getting into this field.

wsj.com - Ben Foldy - Foxconn to Build Cars for Electric-Vehicle Startup Fisker
Foxconn to Build Cars for Electric-Vehicle Startup Fisker
Wall Street Journal

Foxconn Technology Group, the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer, has agreed to assemble cars for electric-vehicle startup Fisker Inc., the latest deal for the Apple iPhone assembler in its eager expansion into the automotive sector…

pressandguide.com - Lou Blouin For Media News Group - Your first driverless car is decades, not years, away
Your first driverless car is decades, not years, away
Press and Guide

There was a time not that long ago when it felt like consumer-level driverless vehicles might be just around the corner. The car companies were hyping the technology. The media was too. You can even find examples of people like former President…

forbes.com - Gary Fowler - Council Post: Understanding Cognitive Cloud Computing And Its Potential Impact On Business
Council Post: Understanding Cognitive Cloud Computing And Its Potential Impact On Business
Forbes

Gary Fowler is a serial AI entrepreneur with 16 startups and an IPO. He is CEO and Co-Founder of GSDVS.com and Yva.ai. Today, I feel it's safe to say we have arrived at the point in time when simply designing machines to fulfill our tasks and needs…

entrepreneur.com - Ariel Shapira - How Tech Is Saving Lives On the Road
How Tech Is Saving Lives On the Road
Entrepreneur

More than 36,000 traffic fatalities were recorded in 2019 and 2018, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) figures. And COVID-19 lockdowns didn't prevent that number from rising even higher in 2020, as NHTSA data shows…

medium.com - Mike Vernal - Aquarium: Better Models Through Better Data
Aquarium: Better Models Through Better Data
Medium

We're excited to be working with Peter Gao, Quinn Johnson and the team at Aquarium ! Aquarium is a data management platform for Machine Learning (ML) that enables ML teams to manage and curate their training datasets. Machine Learning is clearly…

bloomberg.com - Todd Shields - Verizon Leads 5G Airwave Bidding With Record $45 Billion Splurge
Verizon Leads 5G Airwave Bidding With Record $45 Billion Splurge
Bloomberg

AT&T is second at $23 billion in bids, followed by T-Mobile FCC releases results of so-called C-band airwaves sale Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg Verizon Communications Inc. committed $45 billion for 5G wireless airwaves in a government…

venturebeat.com - Khari Johnson - Katana Graph raises $28.5 million to handle unstructured data at scale
Katana Graph raises $28.5 million to handle unstructured data at scale
VentureBeat

Katana Graph, a startup that helps businesses analyze and manage unstructured data at scale, today announced a $28.5 million series A round led by Intel Capital. Katana Graph was founded by University of Texas at Austin computer science professor…

pressandguide.com - Lou Blouin - Autonomous vehicles must be safe for pedestrians before they become mainstream
Autonomous vehicles must be safe for pedestrians before they become mainstream
Press and Guide

Creating pedestrian-safe, let alone -friendly, autonomous vehicles is still very much a work in progress. Bao says current sensor accuracy is still limited when it comes to detecting smaller objects like pedestrians or bicycles. And driverless car…

bloomberg.com - Kyunghee Park - Hyundai to Recall 82,000 Electric Cars Globally in Latest Blow
Hyundai to Recall 82,000 Electric Cars Globally in Latest Blow
Bloomberg

The impacted EVs include Kona, Ioniq models, Elec City buses Problem is due to a defect in batteries made by LG Energy Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Hyundai Motor Co. will recall about 82,000 electric cars globally and take an almost $900…

bloomberg.com - Ian King - Nvidia Gives Bullish Forecast on Gaming, Data Center Demand
Nvidia Gives Bullish Forecast on Gaming, Data Center Demand
Bloomberg

CFO says rising demand limits availability of components Revenue from data center chips soars 97%; gaming sales up 67% Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Nvidia Corp. gave a bullish forecast on robust demand for chips used by video gamers and…

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