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Google, Cuba sign allowing faster access to company"s data

Google and the Cuban government signed a deal Monday allowing the internet giant to provide faster access to its data by installing servers on the island that will store much of the company's most popular content......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 12th, 2016

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Links With Insurer Munich Re

Playa Vista-based hyperloop developer Hyperloop Transportation Technologies--the company led by Dirk Ahlborn and Bibop Gresta--says it has linked up with insurance company Munich Re on a risk analysis and feasibility effort. According to HTT, Munich.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News2 min. ago

Microsoft"s Top Execs Receive Bump in 2017 Pay

Microsoft's top executives received a tidy pay bump for the fiscal year, largely due to the company's strong financial performance. CEO Satya Nadella [pictured here] brought home a little more than $20 million in the 2017 fiscal year that ended June.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News10 min. ago

Google Maps Pulls Cupcake Calorie Counter After Backlash

You can call it the Great Cupcake Controversy of 2017. In what is probably the only example ever of tiny, frosted cakes sparking mass outrage, strong negative feedback has prompted Google to remove a cupcake calorie counter from its iOS Maps app, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News10 min. ago

Here is Apple"s self-driving car prototype

Here are new images of Apple's self-driving car technology (Project Titan) mounted on a Lexus RX350. That gear on the top is a rack of six LIDAR sensors that use lasers to collect spatial data about the vehicle's surroundings. Going to need more t.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News22 min. ago

DeepMind"s new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning not using human games (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: DeepMind's new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning not using human games  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned su.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News22 min. ago

Baidu plans to put a driverless bus on Chinese roads next year and cars by 2021

Chinese search giant Baidu has some bold new targets for its self-driving auto plans.  Baidu CEO Robin Li outlined company's self-driving vehicle goals for the next few years onstage at the Wall Street Journal’s D.Live technology conferenc.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

Samsung"s Bixby assistant"s next stop is... your refrigerator

It was only a matter of time: Samsung's Bixby assistant isn't confined to just phones anymore. The company will soon bring its digital assistant to appliances, starting with its own refrigerators and smart TVs. Samsung is also working with third-part.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News30 min. ago

The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa

 There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio and their speakers, while small, are powerful and more than usable f.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News38 min. ago

GE And Teradata Partner For Stronger Aviation Ops Service

GE Aviation and data warehousing and analytics provider Teradata on Oct. 17 announced a strategic partnership targeting airlines. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News45 min. ago

AlphaGo Zero Goes From Rank Beginner to Grandmaster in Three Days—Without Any Help

Google DeepMind takes deep neural networks where no machine has gone before Google DeepMind takes deep neural networks where no machine has gone before.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News46 min. ago

U.S. Tech Giants Face a Future Shaped by Europe

Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News46 min. ago

Facebook"s Building 8 Chief Is Leaving the Company

Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware lab called Building 8, is leaving the company after just 18 months. Dugan's departure was announced internally on Tuesday, and in a post she wrote that she's leaving to "lead a new endeavor," t.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News46 min. ago

Twitter Vows New Crackdown on Hateful, Abusive Tweets

Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users. The policy changes were specifically aimed at protecting w.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News46 min. ago

AdHawk acquires Automate Ads to improve Google and Facebook ad campaigns

 AdHawk is announcing that it has acquired one of its competitors, Y Combinator-backed Automate Ads. Even if you weren’t a customer, Automate Ads may sound familiar because it was previously known as Kuhcoon, a social advertising startup c.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News46 min. ago

Consumer group wants set pricing for FandI products

A consumer advocacy group wants the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other agencies to regulate pricing of FandI products, such as extended service contracts, based in part on data that allegedly show dealerships have charged Hispanic........»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News46 min. ago

Tech startup Wattpad raises $40-million from Chinese Internet giant Tencent

Financing values company at $400-million.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News46 min. ago

FogHorn Builds Closer to the Edge With a $30 Million Funding Push

The edge intelligence and industrial IoT company is backed by GE, Saudi Aramco, Intel Capital, Bosch, Dell and more. The edge intelligence and industrial IoT company is backed by GE, Saudi Aramco, Intel Capital, Bosch, Dell and more......»»

Category: networkSource:  sdxcentralRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Gmail launches its first public iOS beta to test support for third-party accounts

 Google wants to make Gmail the place where you check all your email accounts, not just your Google accounts. The company announced this week it’s testing a new version of the Gmail app on iOS that will allow users to add their non-Google.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Apple’s self-driving car tech just got caught on camera

Apple may not be making its own cars, but its mysterious Project Titan work continues as the company refines software and systems for other autonomous vehicles. The Cupertino firm has been plying the local streets for some time now with its Titan-top.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Zero"s latest electric motorcycles can recharge in an hour

Zero Motorcycles' electric bikes can be fun to ride, but recharging is another matter entirely. It's tough to wait hours when all you want to do is go back on the open road. That shouldn't be such a problem with the company�.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago