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Self-Driving Waymo Trucks To Haul Loads Between Houston and Fort Worth

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: On Thursday morning, Waymo announced that it is working with trucking company JB Hunt to autonomously haul cargo loads in Texas. Class 8 JB Hunt trucks equipped with the autonomous driving softwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 11th, 2021

Judge slams hospital staff for comparing COVID vaccine mandate to Nazi crimes

Health care workers sued hospital over a vax mandate they say violates Nuremberg Code. Enlarge / An American flag flies outside the Houston Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, June 24, 202.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Is the Roomba 692 worth buying on Amazon Prime Day?

Prime Day is known for deep discounts on robot vacuums. The iRobot Roomba 692 continues to be a popular choice, but is it still worth buying on Prime Day?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago

Microsoft’s emphasis on Forza raises questions about Halo Infinite’s launch date

The E3 Xbox Showcase spent more time on its driving game than the Master Chief......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Spare ticket for spaceflight with Jeff Bezos auctioned for $28 million

What would you pay to take a jolting, 11-minute trip into suborbital space alongside Jeff Bezos? According to bidders in an auction that wrapped up Saturday, it's worth $28 million......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Which Amazon Echo should you buy on Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day should yield some amazing deals on the company's many Echo devices. Before you buy, we detail which models are worth buying for the big day......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Uncovering cellular mechanisms driving epidermal form and function

A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators has discovered a set of intracellular mechanisms that support the polarized function of the skin's outermost layer, the epidermis, according to findings published in Current Biology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Watch Elon Musk’s high-speed start to Tesla’s Model S Plaid delivery event

Tesla boss Elon Musk launched Thursday night's delivery event for the high-performance Model S Plaid by driving it to the stage at 100-plus mph......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Self-Driving Waymo Trucks To Haul Loads Between Houston and Fort Worth

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: On Thursday morning, Waymo announced that it is working with trucking company JB Hunt to autonomously haul cargo loads in Texas. Class 8 JB Hunt trucks equipped with the autonomous driving softwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Scale to launch a mapping product to address the changing needs of its autonomous driving customers

Solving the varied challenges that arise in autonomous driving is an incredibly complex task, but even attempting to get started means ensuring you have quality data that’s accurate and well-annotated. That’s where Scale comes in, having.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Waymo and J.B. Hunt partner to bring autonomous trucks to Texas in new pilot

Waymo will be moving freight for a major customer of transportation logistics company J.B. Hunt Transport Services under what the two companies are calling a “test run” that will take place in one of the country’s busiest trade corridors. Waymo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Waymo and JB Hunt partner to bring autonomous trucks to Texas in new pilot

Waymo will be moving freight for a major customer of transportation logistics company J.B. Hunt Transport Services under what the two companies are calling a “test run” that will take place in one of the country’s busiest trade corridors. Waymo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

When Walmart comes knocking

As I’m typing this, I’ve just finished my second panel for our big TC Sessions: Mobility event. The write-ups will be ready in time for next week’s roundup, but a couple of things worth thinking about in the meantime. The first is partnerships.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Self-driving Waymo trucks to haul loads between Houston and Fort Worth

The Class 8 trucks will still carry a driver and Waymo technicians for safety. Enlarge / Will Waymo's autonomous truck honk its horn for little kids on the freeway? (credit: Waymo) On Thursday morning, Waymo announced that it is working with t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

A thief walked out of an internet cafe with $8,000 worth of graphics cards

A thief made off with nearly $8,000 worth of graphics cards after robbing an internet café in Hangzhou, China......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

What Would You Pay For Autonomous Driving? Volkswagen Hopes $8.50 Per Hour

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The future of driving may cost you $8.50 per hour if Volkswagen follows through on its boardroom musings. The German automaker is considering charging an hourly fee for access to autonomous drivi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Hospital suspends 178 health care workers for failing to get COVID vaccine

They have two weeks to become fully vaccinated or they face termination. Enlarge / An American flag flies outside the Houston Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (credit: G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

What would you pay for autonomous driving? Volkswagen hopes $8.50 per hour

Automaker also plans to offer video games that drivers can play while charging. Enlarge / This one is destined to go on sale in 2023. You can watch a short video we made about it back in 2017. (credit: Volkswagen) The future of driving may cos.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Report shows how billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk pay little to no taxes

Using Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of some of America’s wealthiest citizens, ProPublica found that the 25 richest people in the US were worth $1.1 trillion as of 2018 and had a combined personal tax bill of $1.9 billion. It woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Ford’s New All-Electric F-150 Lightning Is More Than it Seems

A battery backup feature could be a big draw for electro-skeptics While driving around suburban Houston during Texas’ power crisis in February, which left millions without power for days, Ford energy services lead Ryan O’Gorma.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

High Capacity SSD Buying Guide

Vendors have begun rolling out SSDs capable of storing many petabytes worth of data while still enabling fast performance......»»

Category: databaseSource:  infostorRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021