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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

Two months after Disney split, Netflix pledges $8B for original content

What's cooler than spending $6 billion (in 2017) on original content? Another early holiday gift for Netflix investors this year. (credit: macappsaddict via Flickr) In its most recent quarterly earnings report, Netflix announced its intention.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News33 min. ago

Spain"s Evelop Airlines to add first A350 in 1Q19

Spain"s Evelop Airlines to add first A350 in 1Q19.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News48 min. ago

A fugly ALF Christmas Sweater exists

There's a time and place for intentionally ironic sweaters and apparently it's the holidays. Enter the ALF Ugly Christmas Sweater by Fun.com: Add [it] to your wishlist if you're in favor of having the wisecracking Malmackian as your guest of honor.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News49 min. ago

Gun waiting periods prevent hundreds of homicides, according to 45-year study

If all states adopted wait periods, we’d save around 1,000 more lives each year. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) A few days to cool off and think things through may be enough to prevent hundreds of homicides each year, according to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News49 min. ago

Air Force General: “We’d be dumb not to” fly on SpaceX’s reusable rockets

“What we have to do is make sure we do it smartly.” Enlarge / SpaceX launches the Air Force's X-38B space plane in September, 2017. (credit: SpaceX) The increasingly warm relationship between the US Air Force and the rocket company SpaceX.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News49 min. ago

Researchers craft an LED just two atoms thick

It can produce or sense photons for optical interconnects within chips. Enlarge / Hexagonal boron nitride, one of the materials used here. (credit: Wikimedia Commons) Modern computers are, in many ways, limited by their energy consumption and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News49 min. ago

Newark dangles $7 billion in front of Amazon in bid for HQ

Newark, New Jersey is determined to get Amazon's new headquarters. So determined, it's willing to offer up $7 billion in tax incentives.  Dozens of cities are vying for the economic benefits that would come with playing host to Amazon's second U.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News57 min. ago

Gun waiting periods prevent hundreds of murders, according to 45-year study

If all 50 states adopted wait periods, we’d save around a thousand more each year. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) A few days to cool off and think things through may be enough to prevent hundreds of murders each year, according to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

SpaceX feels the love from key Air Force General

“What we have to do is make sure we do it smartly.” Enlarge / SpaceX launches the Air Force's X-38B space plane in September, 2017. (credit: SpaceX) The increasingly warm relationship between the US Air Force and the rocket company SpaceX.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Surprise! The Pixel 2 is hiding a custom Google SoC for image processing

Google’s 8-core Image Processing Unit will be enabled with Android 8.1. Enlarge / Google's Pixel Visual Core, an SoC designed for image processing and machine learning. (credit: Google) Google's newest flagship smartphone, the Pixel 2, is n.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Credit giant Experian leads $30M investment in India’s BankBazaar

 Indian credit marketplace BankBazaar has pulled in $30 million in fresh funding led by Experian, the London-headquartered credit giant with a £14 billion ($18 billion) market cap. BankBazaar seems to have a penchant for big name backers. Amazo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 32 min. ago

Cruise’s self-driving Chevrolet Bolts are coming to New York next year

 GM’s Cruise Automation will expand its test pool, while keeping a focus on city driving, something it has said gives it an edge in the autonomous driving space. What better city to use for testing, then, than New York, one of the densest.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Garmin teamed up with Amazon to make a tiny Echo Dot for your car

How helpful will Alexa be behind the wheel? Enlarge (credit: Garmin) At a recent Amazon event, the company announced BMW would integrate Alexa into its 2018 models. It's no secret that Amazon wants to stick Alexa anywhere and everywhere it ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

Most Enterprises Invest in AI, but See Challenges

Eighty percent of companies have deployed AI, and many plan to expand despite barriers to adoption. With ROI outlook strong, many will hire a chief AI officer......»»

Category: itSource:  BaselineRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Gran Turismo Sport is extremely limited in offline mode

If servers or Internet are down, you’re stuck in “Arcade” mode with no saves. Enlarge (credit: Polyphony Digital / Aurich Lawson) On Tuesday, October 17, the long-awaited Gran Turismo Sport arrives for the Playstation 4. This seventh in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Every Wi-Fi enabled device vulnerable to a new security attack called KRACK

Security researchers have discovered weaknesses in the WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II), the security protocol for most modern Wi-Fi networks. An attacker within the range of victim can interrupt credit card numbers, passwords, photos, and other sens.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News11 hr. 24 min. ago

Full scale of Apple’s patent loss to VirnetX is now clear: $440 million

Judge: Apple’s decision to sell after losing a 2012 trial was “unreasonably risky.” Enlarge / Apple's FaceTime has been found to infringe patents belonging to VirnetX, a public patent-holding company. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 9 min. ago

Black members of Congress push for more diversity in Silicon Valley hires

Rep. Barbara Lee: “Coding jobs will become the blue collar jobs of the future.” Enlarge / Rep. Barbara Lee (center) spoke along with Rep. G.K. Butterfield (right) at the San Francisco offices of Hustle on Monday. (credit: Cyrus Farivar) SA.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Judge throws out Allergan patent, slams company’s Native American deal

There are “serious concerns” about Allergan “renting” sovereign immunity. Enlarge / Allergan's R&D and global production site in Pringy, France. (credit: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images) A federal judge ruled today that patents pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 25 min. ago

Google Photos can now tell your pet apart from other animals

Google expands the animal-identifying features of Google Photos to help find specific hats and dogs. Image credit: Google Google Photos is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing, because it means it'll now automatically recognize.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News17 hr. 48 min. ago