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GM will lay off 1,100 at GMC Acadia plant after production shift

General Motors said it will lay off 1,100 workers in May at its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan as it shifts production of the GMC Acadia to Tennessee......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsMar 6th, 2017

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Get the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker for $50 off, today only

Today only, you can take $50 off the Amazon Echo smart speaker, which brings it down to just $130. The Echo features Alexa voice control, streaming capability, and a 360-degree speaker that fills your room with sound. The post Get the Amazon Echo voi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

 London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with the Republic of Ireland where it h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Toshiba and the Parable of Flash

Spinning off its flagship NAND flash memory business could help save struggling Toshiba. But 30 years ago the company nearly squandered its leadership role in the flash revolution......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News2 hr. 58 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. 38 min. ago

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Takata files for bankruptcy, agrees to be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Takata to file for bankruptcy, be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 58 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. 14 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

TechCrunch Tel Aviv Pitch-Off: Here are your startups and judges!

 On June 28 in Tel Aviv, we’re hosting the TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off in Tel Aviv — and it’s gonna be a blast! We have a great lineup of judges who are going to listen to the soon-to-be-announced startup pitches and crown th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Ethereum Exchange Reimburses Customer Losses After "Flash Crash"

An anonymous reader writes: "The price of ethereum crashed as low as 10 cents from around $319 in about a second on the GDAX cryptocurrency exchange on Wednesday," reports CNBC, calling it "a move that is being blamed on a 'multimillion dollar market.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 14 min. ago

U.K. Parliament members lose email access after a wide-reaching hack

On Saturday, a hack resulted in authorities disabling Parliament's communications. This action was taken to prevent the attack from spreading further and potentially causing additional damage The post U.K. Parliament members lose email access after a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 6 min. ago

Start the presses: How vinyl production was reinvented from the ground up

After decades of struggling with ancient equipment and ten years of insane annual increases in demand, the vinyl manufacturing industry is taking its first new strides in decades, and that means prettier, better-sounding, and more diverse records tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 6 min. ago

Dobot Magician Robotic Arm

The Dobot Magician is an all-in-one smart robotic arm offering multiple features including drawing, 3D printing, laser engraving, and production line integration all with the help of a unified driver program. It has an excellent 0.2 mm prec.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News18 hr. 30 min. ago

First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 22 min. ago

First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games

After beating top Go player Ke Jie, DeepMind retired the AlphaGo AI, but the team is already seeking out new challenges to prove the worth of its research. The post First, DeepMind AI conquered Go. Now it’s time to stop playing games appeared f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Linus Explains What Surprises Him After 25 Years Of Linux

Linus Torvalds appeared in a new "fireside chat" with VMware Head of Open Source Dirk Hohndel. An anonymous reader writes: Linus explained what still surprises him about Linux development. "Code that I thought was stable continually gets improved. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Intel Core X Series i9-7900X and i7-7740X @ LanOC Reviews

To say that the X299 and Core X launch has been bumpy would be an understatement. During Computex, details were announced and the boards were shown off and Youtubers like Linus took to the streets literally and figuratively to voice their o.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017