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Credit Acceptance to expand Michigan headquarters, add 532 jobs

Auto lender Credit Acceptance plans to add more than 500 jobs in an expansion of its corporate headquarters in suburban Detroit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 1st, 2017

Yoyo Wallet raises £12M Series B led by Metro Group to expand in Europe

 The race to digitise the loyalty card just got a shot in the arm with the news that Yoyo Wallet, the European-based mobile payment and customer loyalty platform, has raised a £12 million Series B round, led by the US wholesale and food retail.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 24 min. ago

The “last mile” in education and training

 After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. – a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. One question t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches its second rocket in three days [Updated]

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) 4:40pm ET Sunday update: The Falcon 9 rocket took off amid a dense canopy of fog on Sunday, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 16 min. ago

Watch live: SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins Sunday

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 40 min. ago

Self-Driving Cars Are Safer When They Talk To Each Other

An anonymous reader quotes Engadget: A University of Michigan public-private partnership called Mcity is testing V2V, or vehicle to vehicle communication, and has found that it makes their autonomous prototypes even safer. V2V works by wirelessly sha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

For Sunday’s launch, SpaceX to test “significantly upgraded” grid fins

The instantaneous launch window opens at 4:24pm ET. Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: SpaceX) Chances are, if you're a SpaceX employee, you've had a busy weekend. On Friday, the company succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

In Towns Already Hit by Factory Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News17 hr. 40 min. ago

Doctor Who: World Enough and Time review

“Full conversion wasn't necessary, though it will be in time.” So, pucker up! Enlarge (credit: Simon Ridgway/Ray Burmiston/BBC) This is a post-UK broadcast review of Doctor Who: World Enough and Time. River Song always warned the Doctor aga.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: A Rhode Island legislative committee has approved a bill that would greatly expand the surveillance state through the deployment of license plate readers. For the first time in the US, these devices would be a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

 Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with a technical co-founder and then ended up starting a company. But Shekerdemian, who at the time was helping match English teachers with Chinese cit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Single-player modding returns to GTA V after publisher takedown

Popular OpenIV tool restored after discussions, changes to protect multiplayer. Enlarge / This image represents Take-Two saying "Well, I guess, there's nothing illegal here after all. Never mind that legal threat." (credit: Take-Two Interactive).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Reports suggest Tesla may be planning to set up shop in China

Tesla could be going to China. In a promising move for the car company as it seeks to expand globally, new reports suggest that Tesla is working alongside the government in Shanghai to explore local manufacturing. The post Reports suggest Tesla may.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Roundup: The best “escape room” games for a breakout party

Bring "escape room" magic home with these new titles. Enlarge / Some typical escape room components—plus a "Chrono Decoder"—from Escape Room: The Game. (credit: Spinmaster) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Das Keyboard Prime 13

The Das Keyboard Prime 13 is Das Keyboard acknowledging that some people want the excellent build quality of their flagship products at a lower price point. Add on back-lighting, a USB pass-through instead of a hub, retain the Cherry MX swi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Windows 10 S security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Analysis: Windows 10 S promises many good things. It currently doesn't deliver. Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. (credit: Microsoft) The major premise j.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Can Amazon talk its way into the auto industry with Alexa?

Amazon aims to rapidly expand its presence in the auto industry through Alexa, its voice-enabled intelligent personal assistant......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Credit Suisse reaching out to minority Snapdeal stakeholders to build consensus for sale to Flipkart

Snapdeal's largest investor, SoftBank has been proactively mediating the sale for the past few months. The post Credit Suisse reaching out to minority Snapdeal stakeholders to build consensus for sale to Flipkart appeared first on Tech2. Invest.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Does US have right to data on overseas servers? We’re about to find out

Supreme Court case has ramifications for tech sector, foreign relations, and privacy. Enlarge / Microsoft in Dublin, Ireland. (credit: Red Agenda) The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

32TB of Windows 10 beta builds, driver source code leaked [Updated]

Dump appears to contain components normally only shared with partners. Enlarge (credit: Rural Learning Center) 32TB of unreleased, private Windows 10 builds, along with source code for certain parts of the driver stack, have been leaked to Bet.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017