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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:00:25 +0000
nuTonomy announced on Monday that it would expand its self-driving tests to Boston, Massachusetts, after trialing the platform in Singapore for the past year. The startup, which originated as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) spinoff, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Boston and Massachusetts Department of Transportation to test its self-driving... Read more »
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:00:39 +0000
There are few capital cities around the world that are not directing finances and energy into connected technology. Every year local neighborhoods, suburbs, and cities incorporate technology into their infrastructure, transport systems, housing and local services. From Jaipur to Seoul, what makes each location unique is how they respond to challenges specific to their location, landscape,... Read more »
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:00:15 +0000
Ford announced it will plans to start testing its autonomous vehicles on European roads by next year as it ramps up its robot car strategy. According to Digital Trends the U.S. car manufacturing goliath is moving ahead with European testing as it pursues its ambitious strategy to introduce fully autonomous vehicles for ride-hailing by 2021.... Read more »
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:30:22 +0000
In the race to win clients in the highly competitive cloud computing market, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has taken to transporting client data in high-tech tractor trailers. AWS recently introduced its data-on-wheels platform with the appropriate yuletide moniker of Snowmobile. ZDNet covered the recent launch of the data truck by AWS CEO Andy Jassy. He... Read more »
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Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:29:46 +0000
Ireland, the base of many U.S. technology companies in Europe, might miss attracting the same firms to test autonomous cars on their roads and develop fake cities to run various simulations. While the government has been welcoming to tech companies in the past and able to change its laws to suit them, it seems to... Read more »
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:23:10 +0000
Cybersecurity has come a long way in the last twenty years. In the 90s, the predominant security model used to create secure operating systems was the “castle and moat” approach. Everything inside the firewall was trusted and anything outside it wasn’t trusted. But emerging internet services like email meant that things needed to get through... Read more »
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:00:01 +0000
The massive mid-October DDoS attack driven by a swarm of everyday Internet of Things (IoT) devices crippled dozens of the Internet’s most popular websites and services could be the first of many. Two hackers have stepped forward and, in an online chat with Vice’s Motherboard, explained that a larger botnet is being assembled that will... Read more »
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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:38:10 +0000
Amazon Web Services has a new service dedicated to Internet of Things (IoT) developers, called Greengrass. The service, announced on Wednesday at AWS re:invent in Las Vegas, will enable messaging, data caching, and local computing between IoT devices. See Also: IoT and companies: Everyone wants a piece of this revolution For IoT developers using low-power,... Read more »
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:30:23 +0000
Fitbit is reportedly buying the troubled Pebble smartwatch in further consolidation in the flagging wearables market. Full details and dollar value of the deal hasn’t yet been made public but the two firms, which were said to be in the final stages of a tie-up prior to Thanksgiving, have now reportedly inked a deal. And... Read more »
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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:30:54 +0000
Have you ever wanted to visit the White House? A new app — created for the White House Historical Society by PTC’s Vuforia team, in coordination with Unity and Nexus Studios — hopes to give everyone that opportunity. All they need is a smartphone running iOS or Android and a single dollar bill. Upon placing... Read more »
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