Disruption

BlackBerry +3.2% as Delphi chooses QNX for self-driving platform

BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has returned to positive ground after a mostly negative morning, up 3.2%, after word that Delphi is going with the company's …

Business

BlackBerry's QNX To Be Used In Autonomous Cars, But Let's Put That In Perspective

BlackBerry is joining forces with Delphi Automotive Plc to provide the operating system for self-driving car technology.<p>We know from BlackBerry's …

Business

Delphi partners with BlackBerry QNX on its autonomous driving platform

Delphi is planning to launch its own autonomous driving solution for car manufacturers and mobility service fleet operators in 2019, and it announced today that it will use BlackBerry QNX as the operating system for the automated drive solution.<p>Both BlackBerry QNX and Delphi are long-time auto …

BlackBerry

UPDATE 1-Delphi, BlackBerry partner on self-driving software system

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Auto suppliers Delphi Automotive Plc DLPH.N and BlackBerry Ltd BBRY.BA BB.TO will jointly develop a software operating system for …

Renfrew-Yoker ferry disruption enters second week

<b>Disruption to the Renfrew-Yoker ferry across the River Clyde has entered its eighth day.</b><p>The service stopped running on 12 September, forcing regular users to take a 20-minute detour via the Clyde Tunnel.<p>Clydelink, which operates the service, blamed the closure on technical difficulties.<p>The company …

Loch Lomond

5 Ways to Drive Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare

The surprising secret to transforming healthcare once and for all<p>When it comes to transforming healthcare, one thing is clear: it's a hot topic.<p>Most people see healthcare disruption as coming from two sources: government taking a legislative role that reshapes the big picture business model, and …

Innovation

The Haves and Have Nots of Digital Transformation

As we move further into the digital transformation, the gap between the companies that get it—and those that don’t—continues to widen. Companies that have mastered digital are moving lightyears ahead of their sluggish counterparts. From the big enterprises like Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Google, …

Entrepreneurship

Tencent and Guangzhou team up to develop smart cars

Tencent will team up with Guangzhou Automobile Group to develop smart cars in the latest in a series of deals in which China’s big technology …

Car Tech

Succeeding as an SME in the age of digital disruption

Technology is changing the very fabric of how businesses operate. SMEs are well placed to weather digital disruption and even take advantage of these …

Innovation

Mapping firm HERE looks beyond driverless cars

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - HERE, the digital mapping company controlled by Germany’s premium carmakers, aims to expand its business not only to offer navigation for self-driving cars but also drones and advanced robotics, Chief Executive Edzard Overbeek told Reuters.<p>“We are expanding our strategy not …

Frankfurt Motor Show

Inside Tesla -- And What's Really Disrupting The Automotive Industry

Tony Seba<p>Earlier this summer, Worm Capital and I published our first report on electric vehicles and solar and wind energy titled, “The Renewable Energy Revolution: A Longterm Outlook For Investors.” In it, we document a core thesis of our firm: We believe electric vehicles, automation, and …

Electric Vehicles

The road to artificial intelligence in mobility--smart moves required

Is AI all hype? No. But automotive OEMs need to take five steps to overcome challenges and position themselves to succeed.<p><b>Artificial intelligence …

Machine Learning

Samsung plans to become major player in autonomous driving with a $300 million investment fund

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to become a major player in autonomous driving, building on its recent <b>$8 billion acquisition</b> of audio …

Mobile

Samsung launches $300M autonomous driving fund, puts $90M into TTTech

Not to be outpaced in the connected car market by other tech giants, today the world’s largest smartphone maker, Samsung, announced two major pieces of news to further its place in the next generation of automotive technology. It has launched the Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund, a $300 million …

Volkswagen

Driverless Cars: Is This the Best Stock Investors Are Missing? -- The Motley Fool

Investors looking to invest in the driverless-car space naturally flock to technology companies and major automakers, but they might be overlooking …

Stocks

How to win in the autonomous taxi space

The promise of self-driving cars is to create a world where anyone, anywhere can summon a car and travel safely to their destination, at close to zero cost.<p>Mobility is a space that has traditionally been operated by city governments at low cost for low convenience, or by private companies at a high …

competitive

Accenture opens digital hub in Singapore to accelerate disruptive innovation for clients

September 14, 2017 1:03 PM<br>SINGAPORE - Professional services firm Accenture launched on Friday (Sept 14) a digital hub in Singapore to help clients …

Innovation

Trucking industry, Navistar back U.S. self-driving legislation

By David Shepardson<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. trucking trade group and truck maker Navistar International Corp urged a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday to include self-driving commercial trucks in proposed legislation intended to speed autonomous vehicles to market.<p>The House last week unanimously …

United States

Three more cars torched in South African taxi war

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A violent feud between South African meter taxi drivers and ride-hailing services Uber and Taxify escalated with another three vehicles torched using petrol bombs, police said on Thursday.<p>Drivers for Uber [UBER.UL] and Estonian start-up Taxify operating in Johannesburg and …

World News

Toronto at the forefront of disruptive technology: OneEleven CEO

Bilal Khan, CEO of OneEleven, North America's largest scaleup innovation hub, joins BNN to provide his view on the Canadian entrepreneurial …

Business (Canada)

Samsung invests in autonomous driving

SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung Electronics Co. says it will spend 75 million euro ($89 million) in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria-based company that provides technologies for auto networks and safety controls to Audi cars and others.<p>The Thursday announcement to invest in a partner company of Audi AG comes …

Business

The top 5 disruptive trends in self-driving cars, delivery, transportation, and logistics

Technology is disrupting nearly every part of our daily lives, and the transportation space is no different.<p>The shift to digital is transforming the way businesses deliver and track goods, from the point of initiation to the final destination.<p>Last-mile delivery, self-driving cars and trucks, …

Logistics

PSA Prepared for Electric Vehicle Disruption, Says CEO

Carlos Tavares, chief executive officer at PSA Peugeot Citroen, talks about the automaker's focus on offering 80 percent of its models as electric …

Electric Vehicles

Keys to Embracing Disruptive Technology ChiefExecutive.net | Chief Executive magazine

In taking stock of potentially disruptive technologies, CEOs should be ready—really ready. Reinhard Fischer, chief of strategy for Audi of America, …

Innovation

Trucking industry wants in self-driving legislation

• Navistar (NYSE:NAV) and The American Trucking Association both want the Senate to to include trucks in any legislation passed on the autonomous …

Stock Markets

How companies are fighting threats from Amazon and digital disruption

The specter of digital disruption has quickly become one of the most concerning issues for business leaders around the world. In 2015, less than one …

Japan trials driverless cars in bid to keep rural elderly on the move

NISHIKATA, Japan (Reuters) - As the annual rice harvest begins this month in the Japanese town of Nishikata, the combines that usually putter along the sleepy roads lining its rice fields are giving way to a vehicle residents have never before seen, a driverless shuttle bus.<p>Japan is starting to …

Japan

Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market Report 2017-2027

LONDON, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p><b>Report Details</b><br>Are you looking for a definitive report on the rapidly expanding $32.6bn Automotive ADAS sector?<p>Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/5096291<p>Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) utilise advanced software and …

Is the end nigh for cryptocurrencies, crippled after central bankers, regulators and global and regional banks call for them to be wiped out?

Central bankers, regulators and global and regional banks all seemed to arrive at the same decision last week- that bitcoin and other …

Bitcoin

3 Top Driverless Car Stocks to Buy Now -- The Motley Fool

If you're looking for a company that's betting big on driverless cars and has massive potential to benefit from this growing market, then look no …

Investing