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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

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology

Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 28 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. 20 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. 36 min. ago

Ethereum Hashrate Performance Drop Might Be Coming

If you are mining Ethereum you might have noticed that your hashrate recently dropped if you are using AMD Radeon RX 400/500 series cards. Seeing your mining hashrate drop is nothing new for Ether miners and it is usually due to the growing.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Why total bans on remote work don"t remotely work

Are remote workers more productive? Or are they just slacking off?Three years ago, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer famously banned employees from working remotely. Earlier this year, IBM did the same thing, forcing remote workers to start showing up at th.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Three Men Sentenced Following £2.5m Internet Piracy Case

Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made £500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in nearly three years

 Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them — the $1,500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. In its first update since September 2014, Google Glass got a “MyGlass” companion app update,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Tata Consultancy Services among top two job creators in US from 2012 to 2016: Study

TCS recruited more than 12,500 US employees from 2012-2016. The post Tata Consultancy Services among top two job creators in US from 2012 to 2016: Study appeared first on Tech2. Global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Mastering the Digital Workplace Is an Overwhelming Task

CHICAGO — Companies and knowledge workers haven’t quite cracked the code of the digital workplace. They haven't mastered the perfect employee experience — yet. Those represent “overwhelming” challenges for those charge.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Tesla rolls through Michigan towing an Airstream

Tesla is touring Michigan with an Airstream trailer towed by the new Model X crossover -- a way to showcase its vehicles where they are unable to be sold......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

ESA Approves Gravitational-Wave Hunting Spacecraft For 2034

The European Space Agency has approved the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna mission designed to study gravitational waves in space. The spacecraft is slated for launch in in 2034. New Scientist reports: LISA will be made up of three identical satel.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Qisda pushing to adopt more robotic arms at Taiwan plants

Qisda has been increasing the adoption of robotic arms at its plants in Taiwan and is looking to purchase 500-1,000 units in 2017, which will translate into 1,000-2,000 manpower, since labor shortages have already grown to become an issue for manufac.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

McDonald"s Hits All-Time High As Wall Street Cheers Replacement of Cashiers With Kiosks

McDonald's is expected to increase its sales via new digital ordering kiosks that will replace cashiers in 2,500 restaurants. As a result, the company's shares hit an all-time high, rallying 26 percent this year through Monday. CNBC reports: Andrew C.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

‘Nobody is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit as C.E.O.

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

The next stop for the driverless shuttle bus is the University of Michigan

Students and staff at the University of Michigan will soon be getting around campus on a driverless shuttle bus. The free service starts in the fall and will use two buses built by French firm Navya. The post The next stop for the driverless shuttle.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

The next stop for the driverless bus is the University of Michigan

Students and staff at the University of Michigan will soon be getting around campus on a driverless shuttle bus. The free service starts in the fall and will use two buses built by French firm Navya. The post The next stop for the driverless bus is t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

DJI Spark vs Yuneec Breeze: Which portable drone should you buy?

So, you want to try your hand at droning. Now that there are several options on the market for less than $500, we've decided to pit the Yuneec Breeze and DJI Spark against one another to see which is superior. The post DJI Spark vs Yuneec Breeze: Whi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

For thousands of U.S. auto workers, downturn comes fast

After seven straight years of U.S. sales gains, the days when auto assembly and parts plants throughout the Midwest were running flat-out because of high demand for nearly every type of vehicle are over......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017