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GM will rehire 500 workers in Michigan slated for layoff

General Motors said it plans next year to rehire 500 workers at a Michigan assembly plant who are to be laid off in May, citing increased demand for larger vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 15th, 2017

Oettinger’s 500hp Volkswagen Golf R has us longing for a trip to the Autobahn

Volkswagen tuner Oettinger has introduced a pair of hot hatches based on the Volkswagen Golf. One of them is a 500-horsepower Golf R, and the second is a GTI with 380 horses under the hood. The post Oettinger’s 500hp Volkswagen Golf R has us lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 11 min. ago

Chef"D Gets $10M From Campbell"s Soup For Meal Kits

El Segundo-based Chef'D, which provides over 500 different meal kits for delivery to consumers, without a subscription, has raised $10M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from m Campbell's Soup Co. and FreshDirec.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Back in February, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that the Windows development team was going to move to using the open source Git version control system for Windows development. A lit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 35 min. ago

For 4,500 years, Stone Age humans returned to this mysterious cave

45,000 years ago in Ethiopia, humans built a paint workshop and used it for millennia. 45,000 years ago, in an area that is now part of Ethiopia, humans found a roomy cave at the base of a limest.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Windows switch to Git almost complete: 8,500 commits and 1,760 builds each day

The Windows team's migration to Git is almost complete. Enlarge (credit: Git) Back in February, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that the Windows development team was going to move to using the open source Git version control system.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Accelerated testing could bring driverless cars to the road sooner

A shortcut in evaluating self-driving cars could allow researchers to bypass millions of testing miles and potentially saving 99.9 percent in time and costs, mobility researchers at the University of Michigan have reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Ford issues two recalls for roughly 3,000 vehicles

Ford issued two recalls for about 3,000 vehicles in North America. The largest involves a call-back of about 2,500 2017 Explorer SUVs, F-150 and Super Duty pickups......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2017

Trump’s 2018 budget slashes funding from healthcare and science

Medicaid is slated to lose billions of dollars in funding, as are many medical, humanitarian and scientific organisations.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Meet the 21st batch of 500 Startups companies

 500 Startups’ next batch of accelerator companies is launching now that its previous demo day has wrapped up, this time seemingly having a bit of a wider focus than we’re accustomed to seeing coming out of the firm. This batch, whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

GM to cut 600 South Africa jobs as it pulls out of country

600 workers out of 1,500 at GM in South Africa will lose their jobs by July after the automaker decided to sell its local operations......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

Phison still eyeing stake in Toshiba chip unit

Phison Electronics originally planned to invest US$500 million in Toshiba's memory chip unit, but the plan has been postponed as Toshiba decided to sell more of the business' stake, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman for the Taiwan-based memory-de.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2017

"Red Dead Redemption 2" won"t come out in 2017 after all

Apparently, 2017 ain't big enough for Red Dead Redemption 2. The sequel is now slated to hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in spring 2018, rather than its initial release window of fall 2017. Rockstar Games announced the delay in a blog po.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Where Mark Fields fell short

Despite financial success, a lack of clarity about Ford's evolving future, inability to inspire confidence in workers and indifference on Wall Street doomed Fields than three years into his tenure......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Tech-Savvy Workers Increasingly Common in Non-IT Roles

An anonymous reader shares an article: IT professionals are becoming an increasingly common presence outside of the traditional IT departments, new research has found. According to CompTIA, it seems executives are calling for specialized skills, fast.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Sorry, you can’t protest security screening by getting naked for the TSA

Man charged by Oregon, and the feds, for stripping at a TSA checkpoint. An Oregon man who stripped naked at an airport security screening checkpoint must pay a $500 fine after a federal appeals court ruled that the First Amendment does.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture company

Jim Hackett, the man reported to be replacing Mark Fields as Ford CEO, is a former board member at the automaker who spent most of his career running a Michigan furniture maker......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2017

XFX RX580 8GB GTS @ LanOC Reviews

With the official RX 500 series launch, we learned that the new 500 series cards are hopped up versions of the 400 series of cards. With that in mind, all of the aftermarket cards have to up their game to keep things cool. So today I’m goi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2017

Asus has "awoken" a new generation of Ryzen-powered laptops slated for Computex

Asus has teased a new, Ryzen powered laptop in a video that shrouds the notebook in shadow. The description has #Computex2017 in it, so we should learn more about it at the end of May. The post Asus has 'awoken' a new generation of Ryzen-po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

About 37,000 AT&T Workers Go On Three-Day Strike

Roughly 37,000 AT&T workers -- less than 14 percent of the company's total workforce -- began a three-day strike on Friday after failing to reach an agreement with the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier over new contracts. Reuters reports: This is the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017

AT&T Workers Start 3-Day Strike in Contract Impasse

A walkout affecting over 35,000 employees backed protests that call-center jobs were being sent overseas and retail work diverted to nonunion stores......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsMay 19th, 2017