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4 key moments from the Senate's showdown with Big Tech CEOs

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

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Google's Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack blocks

Google's Transporter Network uses minimal data to teach robots to stack blocks

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Google researchers propose Transporter Networks, AI models that learn from few examples to complete robot grasping tasks.
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Hundreds of Trump rallygoers were stranded in the cold because there reportedly weren't enough buses to transport them back to their cars

Hundreds of Trump rallygoers were stranded in the cold because there reportedly weren't enough buses to transport them back to their cars

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Hundreds of supporters at a rally for President Donald Trump Tuesday night were reportedly stranded in the cold in Omaha, Nebraska. After Trump departed...
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Plug-In Hybrids Will Play A Big Electrification Role, Despite Unjustified Attacks

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

The plug-in hybrid compromise looks like the perfect stepping-stone to an electric world, and despite making enemies in high places, the concept has many useful years of life left.
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New Tesla Autopilot Statistics Show It's Almost As Safe Driving With It As Without

10 hours ago   |   Forbes

Tesla has published new safety numbers comparing miles/accident with Autopilot on or off. The real numbers, corrected for highway vs. city driving, are good, but not nearly as...
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New Amazon Web Services Offering Could Reduce Vehicle Software-Related Recalls

11 hours ago   |   Forbes

Software-related vehicle recalls is a growing issue as cars and trucks become more technically complex. But many of those recalls may be avoided after Amazon Web Services...
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Outrider raises $65 million to make warehouses and distribution centers autonomous

Outrider raises $65 million to make warehouses and distribution centers autonomous

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Outride, a startup developing automation solutions for fulfillment centers and warehouses, has raised $65 million.
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Mercedes targets evolution rather than revolution in self-driving car push

Mercedes targets evolution rather than revolution in self-driving car push

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Mercedes-Benz has developed a similar self-driving system to Tesla, but it won't allow the public to take it on urban roads yet.
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The Success Of Autonomous Vehicles Hinges On Smart Cities. Inrix Is Making It Easier To Build Them

18 hours ago   |   Forbes

Self-driving cars rely on a lot of data, and Inrix has it.
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Intel Geospatial is a cloud platform for AI-powered imagery analytics

Intel Geospatial is a cloud platform for AI-powered imagery analytics

23 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Intel Geospatial is a platform that provides customers access to satellite imagery and more, as well as analytics tools.
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Dow craters 943 points in worst day since June as virus spike spurs new...

Dow craters 943 points in worst day since June as virus spike spurs new lockdowns

Summary List Placement US stocks cratered on Wednesday after a continued spike in COVID-19 cases prompted a new round of lockdowns in Europe. A 40% surge in COVID-19-related... Read more ...

Spotify reportedly emails managers after podcaster Joe Rogan hosts...

Spotify reportedly emails managers after podcaster Joe Rogan hosts conspiracy theorist Alex Jones: 'We are not going to ban specific individuals from being guests'

Summary List Placement Spotify emailed managers talking points to help field questions from employees following podcaster Joe Rogan's controversial decision to have conspiracy... Read more ...

Best Buy has announced some of its early Cyber Monday deals - here's what's...

Best Buy has announced some of its early Cyber Monday deals - here's what's on sale now and what to expect on November 30

Summary List Placement Best Buy participates in Cyber Monday every year in a big way, bringing deep discounts on tech, TVs, and so much more. Listed below are the best early... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi says the stock market slide could force Trump to quickly...

Nancy Pelosi says the stock market slide could force Trump to quickly negotiate a large stimulus deal

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that the recent stock market slide could push President Donald Trump to seek a large economic rescue... Read more ...

Sen. Brian Schatz said the Senate's hearing with tech CEOs is a 'sham' and...

Sen. Brian Schatz said the Senate's hearing with tech CEOs is a 'sham' and used his time to criticize Republicans rather than ask any questions

Summary List Placement Sen. Brian Schatz called Wednesday's virtual Senate hearing a "sham" and criticized Republicans instead of asking the CEOs of Google, Twitter, and... Read more ...

Oil tanks 6% on surging COVID-19 cases and inventory build-ups

Oil tanks 6% on surging COVID-19 cases and inventory build-ups

Summary List Placement Oil futures tanked on Wednesday as escalating coronavirus fears and surging US stockpiles drove new uncertainty around the commodity market's... Read more ...

UBS just shared the 4 biotech stocks investors should buy now - including 2...

UBS just shared the 4 biotech stocks investors should buy now - including 2 that could soar more than 50%

Summary List Placement 2021 is shaping up to be a critical year for the biotech industry. Drugmakers are racing to develop treatments and vaccines that will help combat the... Read more ...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had trouble connecting to Wednesday's virtual...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had trouble connecting to Wednesday's virtual Section 230 hearing

Summary List Placement Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had trouble connecting to a virtual Senate hearing Wednesday, which was scheduled to discuss Section 230 protections... Read more ...

Hundreds of Trump rallygoers were stranded in the cold because there...

Hundreds of Trump rallygoers were stranded in the cold because there reportedly weren't enough buses to transport them back to their cars

Summary List Placement Hundreds of supporters at a rally for President Donald Trump Tuesday night were reportedly stranded in the cold in Omaha, Nebraska. After Trump departed... Read more ...

Boeing losses continue to mount amid Covid-19 crisis & 737 MAX fiasco

Boeing losses continue to mount amid Covid-19 crisis & 737 MAX fiasco

US plane maker Boeing reported its fourth straight quarterly loss on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic and the grounding of the troubled 737 MAX hurt the company's... Read more ...