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Verizon and Honda want to use 5G and edge computing to make driving safer

Honda and Verizon are researching how 5G and mobile edge computing might improve safety for today’s connected vehicles and the future’s autonomous ones.  The two companies, which announced the partnership Thursday, are piloting different.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchApr 8th, 2021

Ford"s BlueCruise Self-Driving Tech Did a 110,000-Mile Road Trip

Ford has revealed that it spent last year conducting the "mother of all road trips" for its upcoming BlueCruise system, sending five Mustang Mach-E crossovers and five F-150 trucks on a collective 110,000-mile journey across the US and Canada. Engadg.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Honda taps H.E.R. for return of Civic Tour concert series but must overcome livestream fatigue

H.E.R. will perform at the April 28 event hosted on Live Nation's Twitch channel as the automaker seeks to build buzz for the 2022 Civic......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 45 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Coinbase goes public

Coinbase makes an impressive public debut, Dell spins out VMware and Ford announces a new hands-free driving system. This is your Daily Crunch for April 14, 2021. The big story: Coinbase goes public Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase went public today.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Mock crew straps into space capsule, exits before liftoff

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company strapped two employees into a fueled rocketship for practice, but pulled them out shortly before sending the capsule to the edge of space Wednesday with only a test dummy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Ford takes aim at Tesla, GM with its new hands-free driving system

Ford will debut its new hands-free driving feature on the 2021 F-150 pickup truck and certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E models through a software update later this year, technology that the automaker developed to rival similar systems from Tesla and GM. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

AT&T/Verizon workers’ union urges states to regulate ISPs as utilities

"Three decades of of industry-driven deregulation have failed us," union says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | jangeltun) The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union is lobbying state governments to regulate Internet service providers as.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 45 min. ago

Honda taps H.E.R. for return of Civic Tour concert series, but must overcome livestream fatigue

H.E.R. will perform at the April 28 event hosted on Live Nation's Twitch channel as the automaker seeks to build buzz for the 2022 Civic......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile kill their cross-carrier RCS messaging plans

Carriers reveal they've wasted the last 18 months pretending to do an RCS rollout. Enlarge / Google Messenger is the biggest RCS app out there. (credit: Google) The Rich Communication Services (RCS) rollout continues to be a hopeless disaster.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Honda taps H.E.R. for the return of its Civic Tour concert series, but must overcome livestream fatigue

H.E.R. will perform at the April 28 event hosted on Live Nation's Twitch channel as the automaker seeks to build buzz for the 2022 Civic......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 13 min. ago

Single-store Honda dealer adds 3 dealerships near Gulf Coast

Ryan Mayer, president of Tameron Gulf Coast dealership group, in the past few weeks has purchased three dealerships: a Kia store in Mississippi and Buick-GMC and Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Fiat dealerships in Alabama......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 13 min. ago

"Master," "Slave" and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing

Nearly a year after the Internet Engineering Task Force took up a plan to replace words that could be considered racist, the debate is still raging. The New York Times: What started as an earnest proposal has stalled as members of the task force have.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 44 min. ago

Ford’s hands-free answer to GM’s Super Cruise is called BlueCruise

F-150s and Mustang Mach-Es will receive an OTA update later this year. Ford's new hands-free driving system, called BlueCruise, will be enabled on the newest F-150 truck later this year, via an.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

Honda lifts cover on 2022 Civic

The 11th-generation compact, billed as "the most fun-to-drive and technologically advanced sedan in the model's nearly 50-year history," features evolutionary styling. More details will be released when it is formally unveiled April 28......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 45 min. ago

T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T Have Reportedly Killed Their RCS Joint Venture

According to a new report from Light Reading, the three major U.S. carriers (four at the time) have reportedly abandoned their joint venture to launch a new Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI), that promised interoperability for an RCS Universa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 12 min. ago

TSMC reiterates commitment to US fab project

TSMC chairman Mark Liu, who participated in a virtual summit hosted by the Biden administration to discuss global chip shortages and the US plan to rebuild its semiconductor manufacturing edge, has reiterated the Taiwan-based foundry house's commitme.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Taiwan starts self-driving open road test

Taiwan has started testing self-driving vehicles on open roads, accrding to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Wistron partners with AppWorks to recruit startups for emerging businesses

Wistron has partnered with AppWorks to activate an accelerator program, aiming to recruit startups particularly from the AI, cloud computing and cyber security industries......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

China’s Xpeng in the race to automate EVs with lidar

Elon Musk famously said any company relying on lidar is “doomed.” Tesla instead believes automated driving functions are built on visual recognition and is even working to remove the radar. China’s Xpeng begs to differ. Founded in 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Reducing ocean acidification by removing carbon dioxide: Two targets for cutting-edge research

It is now widely recognized that in order to reach the target of limiting global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels (as the objective of the Paris agreement), cutting the carbon emissions even at an unprecedented pace will not be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Security Researcher Drops Chrome and Edge Exploit on Twitter

An Indian security researcher has published today proof-of-concept exploit code for a recently discovered vulnerability impacting Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and other Chromium-based browsers like Opera and Brave. From a report: The researcher, Ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021