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Industry Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel in developing self-driving cars
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel in developing self-driving cars

BMW, Intel and Mobileye have been developing the platform since the past year. "There are big players out there, but these are some of the biggest". The aim is to start production of vehicles with Level 3 (highly automated driving) and Level 4/5 (fully automated driving) autonomous capabilities by 2021.

Industry Pebble Beach 2017: BMW brings new Z4, M8 to the concept lawn
Author: 0 Pebble Beach 2017: BMW brings new Z4, M8 to the concept lawn

However, the German automaker's naming system groups even numbers among its coupes and cabriolets, so the long-discussed Z5 name never was seriously considered. The side view reveals a new take on a roadster's proportions. Insiders suggest the new roadster will tip the scales at under 1400kg in its most basic form, despite the increase in dimensions.

Industry Xbox's Insider program is getting a structural revamp
Author: 0 Xbox's Insider program is getting a structural revamp

If you weren't among the lucky few, Microsoft has reassured Insiders more invites will be sent out in the future, based on the same criteria. The new revisions that were announced earlier this week take away the mystery and spells out the specific circumstances that will allow an Xbox Insider to enroll their devices themselves for a higher preview ring.

Industry PlayStation 4 5.0 System Update's New Features Officially Revealed
Author: 0 PlayStation 4 5.0 System Update's New Features Officially Revealed

Once update 5.0 rolls around, parents will be able to apply parental control settings to individual accounts, PlayStation Network will get a "Family Manager" feature, and it'll be easier to create accounts for kids. Users can also choose between white or black as the color of pop-up notifications. Additionally, VR users can now also enjoy 5.1ch and 7.1ch virtual surround sound through the use of supported headphones, making the cinematic experience in VR even more immersive.

Industry Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from user's public data
Author: 0 Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from user's public data

A federal judge Monday blocked LinkedIn Corp.'s efforts to prevent a San Francisco startup from using information gleaned from users' profiles. HiQ Labs required access to the data, which is considered publicly available, to build algorithms created to predict employee behaviour through their social media activities.

Industry New LG V30 renders surface online; FullVision meets Infinity
Author: 0 New LG V30 renders surface online; FullVision meets Infinity

Right from the front, the device looks gorgeous. There's a horizontal dual camera setup at the back of the LG V30 render with the flash sitting beside it, and the fingerprint sensor sitting below it. The image, posted to his Twitter account, shows the V30 from all sides and reveals just how much of the front is taken up by the 6-inch OLED screen, as well as just how gorgeous it is.

Industry Google Maps adds questions and answers feature
Author: 0 Google Maps adds questions and answers feature

There is Facebook Lite , Microsoft's own set of apps and now Google joins the fray. It will consume less data and take up limited storage on the device. Besides, it may not reach those in countries where internet is fast enough to access content without having to use a lite mode. It will support offline features in order to render an uninterrupted and seamless searching experience on Google.

Industry Get on the same page: new Google Docs features power team collaboration
Author: 0 Get on the same page: new Google Docs features power team collaboration

Google is updating Docs , Sheets , and Slides today with a bunch of really handy new editing features - some of which are overdue, and others that are smart new improvements. Preview "clean versions" of Docs to see what your Doc looks like without comments or suggested edits. You don't have to go through each suggestion one by one.

Industry Market Now: 10 stocks that surged up to 25% in Thursday's trade
Author: 0 Market Now: 10 stocks that surged up to 25% in Thursday's trade

NSE Nifty was up 36.60 points at 9,830.75 points as brokers told PTI sentiment was upbeat due to buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs). Indian equity markets edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea eased and optimism flow on the back of Infosys share repurchase, as the IT company said it will consider a proposal for buyback of equity shares later this week.

Industry Seahawks sign former 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock
Author: 0 Seahawks sign former 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock

Brock was cut by the San Francisco 49ers on April 7 one day after he was arrested on charges of suspicion of felony domestic violence and child endangerment. Brock started 31 of 32 games over the past two seasons for the 49ers, but was released following his arrest. Butler is an undrafted rookie out of New Mexico State who led the country in tackles last season with 165.

Industry The Essential phone - backed by Amazon - will reportedly start shipping next week
Author: 0 The Essential phone - backed by Amazon - will reportedly start shipping next week

The e-mail that was sent out, read , "Great news, your phone has been built!" Those who pre-ordered the Essential 360 Camera will receive a separate email detailing its availability and shipping info. The Essential Phone will be exclusive to Sprint at launch , with sales beginning August 18, with a "First Look" event slated for August 25. While the update was welcomed, the shipment date of "a few weeks" was still a little vague.

Industry Trump doubles down on Merck attack
Author: 0 Trump doubles down on Merck attack

On Sunday, the White House issued an unattributed statement saying that "of course" Trump's initial comments on the situation condemned "white supremacists, KKK Neo-Nazi and all extremist groups". "Politics and political agendas have sidelined the important mission of rebuilding America's manufacturing base", he said in a statement which underlined his "abhorrence" over the violence in Charlottesville.

Industry Taco Bell introduces Naked Egg Taco for breakfast
Author: 0 Taco Bell introduces Naked Egg Taco for breakfast

The weird offering will be available a la carte at Taco Bell locations beginning August 31, but New Yorkers who simply can't wait a couple of weeks to try the snack can get their fix on Thursday by reserving a seat at Taco Bell's "Bell & Breakfast " event.

Industry Maersk brings major IT systems back online after cyber attack
Author: 0 Maersk brings major IT systems back online after cyber attack

In a webcast on Wednesday, Maersk Group CEO Soren Skou said that the attack cut liftings for Maersk Line by about 20 percent in the first half of July. "It was frankly quite a shocking experience", said Skou. Skou also touched upon the rumors of CMA CGM placing an order for up to nine 22,000-TEU vessels.

Industry Google Home can now make phone calls in the U.S. and Canada
Author: 0 Google Home can now make phone calls in the U.S. and Canada

Basically, that means if you and a roommate both ask Home to call your mom, it'll use your contacts to find and call the right parent. The company just announced that Home users in the U.S. The impact on you-and your Home: Voice calling on Google Home isn't quite the killer feature we thought it would be, but at least the pieces are definitely in place for something awesome.

Industry Why Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Is Tanking Today
Author: 0 Why Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Is Tanking Today

Foot Locker fell 2.19 dollars, or 4.4%, to 47.13 dollars and Hibbett Sports dropped 2.30 dollars, or 16.5%, to 11.65 dollars. (NYSE: AAP ) recorded a trading volume of 19.73 million shares, above its 90-day volume average of 1.88 million shares.

Industry Microsoft Buys Cycle Computing to Accelerate 'Big Computing' in the Cloud
Author: 0 Microsoft Buys Cycle Computing to Accelerate 'Big Computing' in the Cloud

The financial details of Microsoft's acquisition have not been revealed, but the company will no doubt be satisfied with its purchase if it encourages businesses using rival cloud solutions to join its Azure platform. Protected is a data classification for the first level of national security classified information in Australia. Greg Boorer, Australian-owned Canberra Data Centres chief executive officer, says, "Our strategic partnership is about combining the local ecosystem and our own ...

Industry Huawei 'Mate 10' with bezel-less display leaked
Author: 0 Huawei 'Mate 10' with bezel-less display leaked

According to a report from Taiwan sourced by Gizmochina, the company has begun manufacturing of the new Kirin processor in bulk quantities in strategic partnership with TSMC. If Huawei changes that with the Mate 10, it could see a huge surge in sales. Design aside, other rumours regarding specifications have also surfaced.

Industry Fisticuffs in Edo Assembly over Impeachment of Speaker
Author: 0 Fisticuffs in Edo Assembly over Impeachment of Speaker

He also announced the frozen of the account of the Assembly. The impeachment came just as the Assembly reconvened having been on break for oversight functions for the past 26 days. In his address, Honourable Ajoto noted that 16 lawmakers initially met and made a decision to file an impeachment notice on the impeached speaker.

Industry Facebook introduces design improvements to News Feed for better navigation
Author: 0 Facebook introduces design improvements to News Feed for better navigation

Facebook users are always active posting their daily activities, pictures, videos, etc. over their timeline. Facebook has announced a redesign for the News Feed of its mobile app. Secondly, the News Feed proper is getting a few readability tweaks of its own, such as bigger, higher-contrast text on the "Like/Comment/Share" buttons so that they're easier to tap.