Motional robotaxi service (with safety drivers) resumes in Las Vegas

Motional robotaxi service (with safety drivers) resumes in Las Vegas

Motional today resumed its robotaxi service in Las Vegas. The service, which is open to the public, has provided 100,000-plus paid rides via Lyft’s ride-sharing network. Like many other autonomous vehicle efforts, Motional’s service was…

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Tesla’s release of new ‘self-driving’ software closely watched by U.S. regulator

Tesla’s release of new ‘self-driving’ software closely watched by U.S. regulator

The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Thursday it was closely watching Tesla Inc’s (O:TSLA) release of a software version intended to allow its cars to drive themselves, saying it stood ready to protect the…

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Binance VC arm leads $1.3M raise for decentralized streaming protocol

Binance VC arm leads $1.3M raise for decentralized streaming protocol

Decentralized music sharing service Audius has raised nearly $10 million so far. Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is funding a major decentralized audio streaming service through its investment and incubation arm. According to an…

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Translating lost languages using machine learning

Translating lost languages using machine learning

System developed at MIT CSAIL aims to help linguists decipher languages that have been lost to history. Recent research suggests that most languages that have ever existed are no longer spoken. Dozens of these dead languages…

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Facebook launches dating service in Europe

Facebook launches dating service in Europe

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) said https:// on Wednesday it was launching its dating service in 32 European countries after the rollout was delayed earlier this year due to regulatory concerns. The social media company in February postponed…

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How 4G and 5G can coexist while you prepare for the future

How 4G and 5G can coexist while you prepare for the future

Most operators think they’ll migrate to a full 5G standalone core within two years of commercial launch, but to get there they need an IT-driven, cloud native SBA with a DevOps mindset. Perhaps you can’t…

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Bitcoin breaks above $12.3K after PayPal says Venmo will become a BTC wallet

Bitcoin breaks above $12.3K after PayPal says Venmo will become a BTC wallet

The long-awaited “flippening” of fiat at PayPal will begin next year, as Bitcoin price action offers almost 5% daily gains. Bitcoin (BTC) gained almost 5% on Oct. 21 as bullish price action combined with fresh…

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Data Governance in Operations Needed to Ensure Clean Data for AI Projects

Data Governance in Operations Needed to Ensure Clean Data for AI Projects

Data governance in data-driven organizations is a set of practices and guidelines that define where responsibility for data quality lives. The guidelines support the operation’s business model, especially if AI and machine learning applications are…

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A global collaboration to move artificial intelligence principles to practice

A global collaboration to move artificial intelligence principles to practice

Convened by the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, the AI Policy Forum will develop frameworks and tools for governments and companies to implement concrete policies. Today, artificial intelligence — and the computing systems that underlie…

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Automobile Repair Self-Diagnosis and Traffic Light Management Enabled by AI

Automobile Repair Self-Diagnosis and Traffic Light Management Enabled by AI

Looking inside and outside, AI is being applied to the self-diagnosis of automobiles and to the connection of vehicles to traffic infrastructure. A data scientist at BMW Group in Munich, while working on his PhD,…

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