Security vs. convenience? IoT requires another level of thinking about risk
Whether it is “worth” compromising some security/privacy to reap the conveniences offered by these products is a very personal and subjective decision.
Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks
Hinton’s new approach, known as capsule networks, is a twist on neural networks intended to make machines better able to understand the world through images or video.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a ride through the history of self-driving cars
In 1925, the inventor Francis Houdina demonstrates a radio-controlled car, which he drives through the streets of Manhattan without anyone at the steering wheel. According to the New York Times, the radio-controlled vehicle can start its engine, shift gears, and sound its horn, “as if a phantom hand were at the wheel.”
Ryder will Start Renting Electric Vans in New York, California, and Illinois
Rental company Ryder has ordered 125 all-electric vans from Chanje (pronounced “change”), a California startup built on industry talent from auto companies like Volkswagen to Faraday Future.
BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up on high-power charging network
The collaborative venture formed by the automakers is intended to make it easier for Europeans to manage long road trips using electric cars, and to put in place a key infrastructure component needed to make electric vehicles a viable option for general consumer use.
Rudolph lights the way, but Mercedes-Benz will pull the sleigh at this year’s Toronto Santa Claus Parade
“Santa is obviously the star of this show, but we’re thrilled that our three-pointed star will help pull his sleigh!”
Uber’s Next Loyalty Strategy is Through a Credit Card
A list of attractive perks will sure turn the heads of ride-hailing millennials. One of its most unique perk is a $50 reward towards Netflix or Spotify if the card swipes $5,000 in a year.
Beheld is a new startup that lets you scan, send, and print yourself
“We’re taking the components which already exist, and neatly tying them together to create a truly fun and memorable experience for consumers while simultaneously creating a turnkey experience for businesses. We’re placing scanners in an environment that makes them accessible to everyone.”