Motional, the $4 billion joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai, is exploring the company’s potential involvement in autonomous trucking or logistics, its CEO said today during a live session at TechCrunch’s 2021 Mobility Event. “The beauty of what’s on the other side of the coin is that the same core technology can of course apply […]
Moments from three of the animators’ videos. From left to right: Kelly Emmrich, AmyRightMeow, Rosie.gif. | Images: TikTok
Starting today, you might see some beautiful new animations posted to TikTok’s accounts. The company has partnered with six of its platform’s popular animators — several of whom were featured in The Verge last year — to make videos for a campaign against bullying. The videos were all written and created by the animators and are meant to offer their perspective on the pressures faced by creators on the platform, even ones who are blowing up.
The spots also highlight TikTok’s vibrant animation community. The platform has been a boon for animators, who have found that its short format makes it possible for them to create good and consistent output that stands apart from the pack and hooks viewers. One of the creators, King Science, has 11.6...
Similar to how YouTube brought video broadcasting to the masses, Roblox is doing the same for video game publishing — and that includes advertisers.
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(Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg) The movement of electrons can have a significantly greater influence on spintronic effects than previously assumed. This discovery was made by an international team of researchers led by physicists from the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU). Until now, a calculation of these effects took, above all, the spin of electrons into consideration. The study was published in the journal "Physical Review Research" and offers a new approach in developing spintronic components.
(Sleep Number) Real-world data from Sleep Number® smart bed sleepers shows a potential model for predicting and tracking COVID-19 infection using sleep and biometric measures. Analysis of 18.2 million 360 smart bed sleep sessions finds heart rate variability differs with age, gender and day of the week.
Razer is a name heavily associated with gaming on both consoles and the PC. Recently, Razer announced that to celebrate World Oceans Day, it was helping a startup called ClearBot redesign its AI boat used to clean up marine plastics. The new partnership aligns with Razer’s 10-year sustainability roadmap. It complements its Green Investments vertical that wants to support the … Continue reading
Media agencies are paying significant price increases in the 2021 upfront marketplace due to a number of factors.
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In early 2021, reports suggested the firm will be valued about 67% higher, or around $3 bn for its planned IPO. But 6 months later, apparently, the firm’s value has risen to $4.5 bn. By the time the issue hits the Street, who knows, it may well be valued more than 3 times the price investors paid about 8 months ago
The Walmart Onn Android TV stick leaked today with a price that seems to undercut all rivals. The device is one of two, the other (also with Walmart “onn.” branding) costs slightly more and has significantly higher image resolution output. This device appears to herald the release of a collection of similar devices, all with essentially the same remote control … Continue reading
Regulator concerned that Tesla's lawyers were not reviewing CEO's tweets.
Mudrick Capital dumped millions of AMC shares the same day the stock sale was disclosed, though the retail-trader favorite continued its rally.
Microsoft's Surface Pro is a wonderful blend of a tablet and laptop, and it's packing powerful hardware under the hood and the full Windows 10 experience.
Of the space leased, Avigna has handed over 58,000 sq. ft to home appliances maker Whirlpool, marking its first venture with a Fortune 500 company
There was a lot of attention given to Android Wear last month, mostly because it finally showed signs of life after a long period of stagnation. That said, when it comes to wearables, especially ones oriented towards fitness and health, the Apple Watch and Fitbit’s wide selection still dominate the market and people’s minds. Fitbit’s future under Google and Android … Continue reading
Loop Capital Market's Alan Gould reiterated his $1 price target and said AMC "does not reflect fundamental value" in an interview with CNBC on Monday.
Disney's tactics are skills every entrepreneur should utilize.
Twitter is pausing public verification requests to review the ones that have been submitted, the company announced Friday.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has announced the US telecoms regulator will host an OpenRAN showcase next month. OpenRAN is one of the industry’s most exciting new trends. The interoperable equipment provides greater flexibility to carriers and helps them to avoid vendor lock-in. Governments are increasingly becoming cheerleaders of OpenRAN due to the security benefits... Read more »
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And why would he change when quarterly revenue just cracked $3bn for the first time? VMware’s incoming CEO Raghu Raghuram has outlined his plans for the company on its Q1 2022 earnings call, essentially promising more of the same – but even better once the virtualisation giant is spun out of Dell.…
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The future of search is a conversation — at least, according to Google.
It’s a pitch the company has been making for years, and it was the centerpiece of last week’s I/O developer conference. There, the company demoed two “groundbreaking” AI systems — LaMDA and MUM — that it hopes, one day, to integrate into all its products. To show off its potential, Google had LaMDA speak as the dwarf planet Pluto, answering questions about the celestial body’s environment and its flyby from the New Horizons probe.
Google’s dream is to speak and the machine will answer
As this tech is adopted, users will be able to “talk to Google”: using natural language to retrieve information from the web or their personal archives of messages, calendar...