Monthly Archives: August 2018
Intel has received a downgrade from Jefferies. The firm’s analysts are worried that the chip maker is losing its edge in the data center market, as they feel the company’s M&A developments hint so. Intel by Roebot, Flickr Is Intel losing its edge in the data center market? In a surprising development, the chip maker is […]
The head of the Pentagon’s Strategic Capabilities Office explains how apps can help show the future of war. The post The Autonomous Future of Warfare Looks a Lot Like Pokémon Go appeared first on WIRED.
Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) announced this morning that the latter is acquiring the former for $63.54 per share, representing a premium of 34% from the autonomous driving company’s closing price on Friday. The deal is worth about $15.3 billion in all. Mobileye stock skyrocketed in premarket trades, becoming the most active stock […]
The deal underlines the chip maker’s determination to make sure it can provide the computing power needed for autonomous vehicles.
Believe it or not, autonomous vehicles have been many decades in the making. Even in 1939, General Motors had an exhibit called “Futurama” at the New York World’s Fair that presented a model of the world 20 years in the future. Central to this display was a system of automated highways and vast suburbs, with […]
If a judge blocks Uber from using allegedly stolen autonomous driving tech, it could devastate the transportation company. The post Google Tries to Run Uber Off the Road—in Court appeared first on WIRED.
A significant part of Trump’s campaign centered on the angst of the white middle class and the ongoing loss of jobs in the Rust Belt. And that focus gave him his margin of victory. Trump promised to bring those jobs back, a sentiment that resonated powerfully with the electorate. The problem is—as we’ve talked about […]
Given the advanced state of driverless technologies and the amount of money being poured into the sector, there is little question—make that, no question at all—that within 10 years, driverless cars will be the norm. By DimiTVP (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons The implications are immense and widespread. There are currently […]
Tesla’s Model S is in the news again, and this time, it is because of pictures posted on Reddit showing the car hitting a barrier while on Autopilot. The driver was, fortunately, unharmed and able to climb out of the vehicle with only bruises. Image Source: Reddit (screenshot) The story behind the crash The Tesla […]
Many research organisations and automobile industries aim to find out how driverless cars will enrich our lives. Reno-Nissan alliance recently stated that they will release the first autonomous car based on Reno’s all electric car Zoe and Nissan’s world famous LEAF in 2020. Similarly, there are many other leading manufacturers digging holes and fetching out […]