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GlobalData: China is ahead of global rivals for AI ‘unicorns’

Artificial Intelligence News | Oct. 15, 2021, 8:26 a.m.

China is pulling ahead of global rivals when it comes to innovative AI “unicorns” that are pushing the technology forward. Research from GlobalData has found that – of the 45 international AI unicorns identified – China has the largest share with 19 based in the country. Priya Toppo, Analyst of Thematic Research at GlobalData, comments:... Read more »The post GlobalData: China is ahead of global rivals for AI ‘unicorns’ appeared first on AI News.

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Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Key Moments From Week 6

New York Times | Oct. 15, 2021, 6:11 p.m.

Testimony addressed the question of whether Theranos was misleading and deceiving big corporations to get money.

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Reimagining our pandemic problems with the mindset of an engineer

Technology Review | Oct. 15, 2021, 7 a.m.

The last 20 months turned every dog into an amateur epidemiologist and statistician. Meanwhile, a group of bona fide epidemiologists and statisticians came to believe that pandemic problems might be more effectively solved by adopting the mindset of an engineer: that is, focusing on pragmatic problem-solving with an iterative, adaptive strategy to make things work.…

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7 challenges lie ahead for the Port of LA to support 24/7 supply chains

Supply Chain Dive | Oct. 15, 2021, 1:45 p.m.

The goal is to transition quickly to round-the-clock operations, but "it's not a single lever we can pull today to open up all the gates," the Port of Los Angeles' Gene Seroka said.

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The Pinterest whistleblower leading the charge against NDAs

FT | Oct. 15, 2021, 8:01 p.m.

After breaking a contract by speaking out on discrimination, Ifeoma Ozoma penned a law to help others do the same

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Lineage Logistics adds 790K pallet positions with latest acquisition

Supply Chain Dive | Oct. 15, 2021, 1:07 p.m.

The company has been on an acquisition spree as it seeks to expand its services. Now, Kloosterboer Group will expand its cold storage capabilities.

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Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson declare 5G slicing success in video trial

Fierce Wireless | Oct. 15, 2021, 1:34 p.m.

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Leader of Apple activism movement says she was fired.

New York Times | Oct. 15, 2021, 2:45 p.m.

Janneke Parrish, who was a program manager for Apple Maps in Austin, Texas, was one of the two leaders of a group that called itself AppleToo.

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Brooklyn Summit switches focus to 6G

Fierce Wireless | Oct. 15, 2021, 11:42 a.m.

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3.45 GHz auction hits make-or-break stage

Fierce Wireless | Oct. 15, 2021, 11:07 a.m.

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Missouri Threatens to Sue a Reporter Over a Security Flaw

Wired | Oct. 15, 2021, 7:02 p.m.

The governor warned that he would take legal action against a journalist who identified a vulnerability that exposed teachers’ Social Security numbers.

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Sila Nanotechnologies just made a huge leap in Lithium-ion battery innovation

TechHQ | Oct. 15, 2021, 10:50 a.m.

The next-gen lithium-ion battery technology — a cell packed with more energy at a lower cost — developed by Sila Nanotechnologies recently made its first appearance on the consumer market The company hopes to do the same soon for electric vehicles California wearables giant, Whoop, recently revealed its latest health and fitness tracker, the Whoop... Read more »The post Sila Nanotechnologies just made a huge leap in Lithium-ion battery innovation appeared first on TechHQ.

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Pony.ai startet fahrerlose Tests auf öffentlichen Straßen in Peking

Business Wire | Oct. 15, 2021, 1:48 p.m.

PEKING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Das im Silicon Valley ansässige führende Unternehmen für autonomes Fahren Pony.ai gab heute bekannt, dass es autorisiert wurde, fahrerlose Tests auf öffentlichen Straßen in Chinas Hauptstadt Peking durchzuführen. Das Unternehmen ist eines der beiden autonomen Softwareunternehmen, die diese wichtige Pekinger Genehmigung erhalten haben. Vor Erhalt dieser fahrerlosen Testgenehmigung in Peking erhielt Pony.ai im Juli 2021 eine Genehmigung zur Durchführung von Tests auf best

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Pony.ai va lancer des tests sans pilote sur les routes publiques de Pékin

Business Wire | Oct. 15, 2021, 1:37 p.m.

PÉKIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pony.ai, la société de conduite autonome de premier plan basée dans la Silicon Valley, a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’elle avait été autorisée à mener des tests sans conducteur sur les routes publiques de la capitale de la Chine, Pékin. La société est l’une des deux entreprises de logiciels autonomes à se voir accorder cet important permis pékinois. Avant de recevoir ce permis de test sans conducteur à Pékin, Pony.ai avait déjà obtenu un permis pour mener des tests sur certain

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Cybersecurity Experts Sound Alarm on Apple and E.U. Phone Scanning Plans

New York Times | Oct. 15, 2021, 11:38 a.m.

A group of researchers said the “dangerous technology” was invasive and not effective at detecting images of child sexual abuse.

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Epic Games’ Metaverse explained – how it differ from Facebook’s vision

TechHQ | Oct. 15, 2021, 8:50 a.m.

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has been one of the biggest advocates for the metaverse in recent years Sony and other tech companies contributed a collective US$1 billion to Epic Games to effectively build the next evolution of the internet Epic Games believes it is well suited to realize its metaverse vision through its own... Read more »The post Epic Games’ Metaverse explained – how it differ from Facebook’s vision appeared first on TechHQ.

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How TikTok Is Changing YouTube

The Information | Oct. 15, 2021, 11:56 a.m.

YouTube isn’t just trying to mimic TikTok, the viral short-form video app that has taken the world by storm. It’s also copying TikTok’s growth playbook by paying professionals to produce original short videos.After YouTube in May said it would give $100 million to individual video creators to post original “Shorts,” its TikTok clone, the Google-owned company recently approached companies that produce scripted YouTube shows with similar offers. As part of its pitch, YouTube is dangling additional money for video production as well as other incentives, including giving those videos prominent placement on the YouTube mobile app, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.These moves and others show the impact that TikTok has had on YouTube, the biggest app for user-generated videos, over the past year. YouTube’s app has increasingly prioritized Shorts—TikTok-style vertical videos that last 60 seconds or less—over traditional, longer YouTube videos. Some video creators have jumped on the new format while others say they’re rethinking their YouTube strategy after noticing a decline in views of their longer videos.

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Aurora Welcomes Trucking and Freight Expert to Company’s Safety Advisory Board

Business Wire | Oct. 15, 2021, noon

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $RTPY #aurora--The self-driving company Aurora is welcoming freight and trucking safety expert Karen Rasmussen to its Safety Advisory Board, further strengthening its steadfast commitment to delivering its technology to market safely. Rasmussen is currently the Executive Director of the Independent Carrier Safety Association (ICSA), a non-profit organization focused on improving highway safety. Previously, she was the President & CEO of PrePass Safety Alliance, the

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Used cars: Record-breaking prices as demand remains strong

Fleet News | Oct. 15, 2021, 7:21 a.m.

Car auction houses are continuing to report record-breaking prices as demand in the used market remains buoyant with new car volumes continuing to fall.

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What ‘Great Resignation’? Jobs in AI are growing twice as fast as any other

TechHQ | Oct. 15, 2021, 6:50 a.m.

Demand for AI jobs have stayed strong and will likely be strong over the next decade, projected to grow twice as fast as other US occupations, CSET said Analysis of the ‘Great Resignation’ trend shows that staff departures are highest in the tech and healthcare industries — making sense of the growing AI job opportunities... Read more »The post What ‘Great Resignation’? Jobs in AI are growing twice as fast as any other appeared first on TechHQ.

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Resumen: Pony.ai iniciará pruebas de conducción sin conductor en la vía pública en Pekín

Business Wire | Oct. 15, 2021, 10:14 a.m.

PEKÍN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La empresa líder en conducción autónoma Pony.ai, con sede en Silicon Valley, ha anunciado hoy que ha recibido la autorización para realizar pruebas sin conductor en la vía pública en la capital de China, Pekín. La empresa es una de las dos compañías de software autónomo que ha recibido este importante permiso de Pekín. Antes de recibir este permiso, Pony.ai recibió en julio de 2021 una autorización para realizar pruebas en ciertos tramos de las autopistas de Pekín. La em

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