Monthly Archives: January 2018
This post is written by Mikael Tarnawski-Berlin. It was initially published in February 2017 on his blog www.pandium.se/blogg. Mikael is the portfolio manager of Pandium Global, a fund he started in 2014. Investing in Alphabet Kaufdex / Pixabay Although I’ve always been aware of Google’s strong business I’ve never really taken a closer look. I’ve […]
Mark Spiegel’s biggest alpha comes from his picks in micro-caps which are under the radar – Indeed, Mr. Spiegel makes most of his money from killer small cap picks. His under the radar small caps which could pop just based on this piece (if we discussed it publicly) were profiled in ValueWalk’s 2nd edition of […]
SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co laid out its vision for self-driving vehicles on Thursday, telling investors it planned a commercial launch of fleets of fully autonomous robo-taxis in multiple dense urban environments in 2019, in a challenge to rivals such as Alphabet Inc’s Waymo.
(Reuters) – General Motors Co said on Thursday it expects commercial launch of autonomous vehicles in “dense” urban environments in 2019.
Uber is gaining a reputation for making every mistake it’s possible to make. From mishandling harassment claims to hiding data breaches, Uber just can’t get it right. The ongoing case with Waymo over the alleged theft of intellectual property is another example and one that’s getting more bizarre before our eyes. The post Witness: Uber […]
Previously reluctant to show the autonomous vehicles it is developing, General Motors now wants to signal its progress in getting them to market.
Apple’s ambitious plan to build its own full-fledged autonomous car might not have gone as planned, but the company is still very much interested in developing the self-driving technology. It has been testing the autonomous driving systems using Lexus vehicles on California roads for months. Now it wants to test its technology away from the […]
The Uber-Waymo trial has been delayed again, this time because a former Uber employee alleged in court on Tuesday that stealing trade secrets from other firms was standard operating procedure at the ride-sharing firm. The former employee’s testimony could be the nail in Uber’s coffin—as if it needs another one. j_nnesk_sser / Pixabay Smoking gun […]
A fleet of driverless cars designed by Waymo, a project of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is on the roads of Phoenix, Arizona. Last week, Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced that in the coming months the driverless cars will be part of the world’s first autonomous ride-hailing service. Get The Full Series in PDF Get the […]
When people think of self-driving cars, the image that usually comes to mind is a fully autonomous vehicle with no human drivers involved. The reality is more complicated: Not only are there different levels of automation for vehicles — cruise control is an early form — but artificial intelligence is also working inside the car […]