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Apple, Google Bring Smartphone Functions to Car Dashboards

Coming soon: cars that interact with your smartphone like never before.<p>Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.<p>With the 2016 model year, Apple's CarPlay and …

Android Auto

Uber hires two security researchers to improve car technology | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, high-profile additions that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its work on technology for self-driving cars.<p>The Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union …

Enterprise Tech

Why Silicon Valley Falls Short When It Comes To Education

Despite Silicon Valley billionaires’ remarkable track record of innovation, it appears they have decided to throw in the towel on higher education. Each year, many donate millions to old-line American colleges and universities that, together, graduate the same number of engineers as we did 25 years …


How The Content Giants Are Tackling Global Markets

It’s no surprise that the major content players – Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Yahoo, etc. – continue to capture front page news and headlines every day for their strategic moves and announcements in the United States and other major markets across the world. However, when it comes to emerging …


Self-Driving Trucks Coming Soon To Florida Roads: Video

Self-Driving trucks from Pennsylvania firm Royal Truck and Equipment will be on Florida roads by the end of the year.<p>The rigs, which are part of a …

Shop, but don’t enter: The strange world of dark stores

‘Dark stores’ are the massive facilities behind online commerce – but members of the public aren’t allowed in. How do they work? Chris Baraniuk finds out on a behind-the-scenes tour.<p>Occasionally, people turn up at the 120,000sqft, warehouse-like ‘store’ in a business park on the outskirts of …


How algorithms run Amazon’s warehouses

When you click “buy’ on Amazon, a flurry of activity begins inside a nearby warehouse – all managed by smart computer code. What’s it like to work there?<p>“Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.” So reads a sign above the entrance to Amazon’s newest UK “fulfilment centre” (or warehouse) in Hemel …

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