• Baidu and ZF tap Nvidia Drive for self-driving compute tech
Baidu and ZF tap Nvidia Drive for self-driving compute tech

The German carmaker says that it will be using Nvidia hardware and software to create features that assist drivers of its cars with information from sensor data both inside and outside the vehicle. Two Xavier chipsets form part of a larger Nvidia platform for AI and self-driving, dubbed Pegasus . It just began shipping. The former allows carmaker...

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  • Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock
Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

The deal valued Uber at $48bn, a 30pc discount on its last funding round, which had a $70bn valuation. As for Uber, the deal implies it's worth $48 billion. Kalanick has never before sold shares of the company he ran for nearly a decade, the source said. The transaction marks a victory for new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who helped broker the deal and...

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  • GST impact in Q1 will pull down GDP for whole year
GST impact in Q1 will pull down GDP for whole year

Manufacturing sector growth has been forecast at 4.6% in 2017-18, compared with the 7.9% expansion provisionally estimated for 2016-17. Previous year the government changed the presentation of Union Budget from February-end to 1 February that started the practice of unveiling advance GDP forecast in January.

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  • JFK water main break at Terminal 4 causes further flight delays
JFK water main break at Terminal 4 causes further flight delays

Workers sweep water from the floor of the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International airport's Terminal 4. Among the 1,008 arrivals and departures on Saturday, there were 94 canceled flights, the agency said on Sunday. CBS New York reports that no injuries were reported as authorities worked to isolate the broken main. JFK was one the par...

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  • Russian Federation criticises United States decision to call UN meeting on Iranian protests
Russian Federation criticises United States decision to call UN meeting on Iranian protests

The meeting of the UN Security Council was convened at the request of the United States to discuss the current situation in Iran, where some 21 people have lost their lives in more than week-long anti-government protests across the country.

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  • The Slender Man Trailer Looks as Generic as Generic Horror Movies Get
The Slender Man Trailer Looks as Generic as Generic Horror Movies Get

Weier told the Associated Press that the film is "popularizing a tragedy". Slender Man will come out in theaters on May 18, 2018. Now, the father of a girl who stabbed her classmate in a bid to appease the fictional character has hit out at the film.

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  • UK Car sales fall due to fears over Brexit
UK Car sales fall due to fears over Brexit

Total sales for past year were 2.54m new vehicles, a decline of 5.6% on 2016, with diesel sales dropping 17%. Around 71,000 hybrids were sold in 2017, along with 34,000 plug-in hybrids and just 13,000 pure-electric cars. Hawes attributed the drop to a decline in business and consumer confidence in the wider economy and uncertainty over the future o...

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  • Mark Zuckerberg vows to fix Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg vows to fix Facebook

The goal shows how starkly Facebook's situation has changed. In 2017, the world's largest social network faced criticism after it emerged that mysterious Russian trolls had exploited the platform to influence the previous year's United States presidential election.

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  • Tiger Zinda Hai Day 17 in overseas
Tiger Zinda Hai Day 17 in overseas

As Taran Adarsh mentions, the movie earned Rs 5.09 crore on Thursday taking its collection to Rs 291.55 crore in two weeks. But Jumanji was able to reverse that trend and began its journey in India with double of what Star Wars could earn-- Rs 4.11 crore.

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  • Oil at highest since 2015 on inventory drawdown, Iran unrest
Oil at highest since 2015 on inventory drawdown, Iran unrest

Heating oil futures were down 0.8 percent to $2.0712 a gallon; the contract hit highs not seen since February 2014 earlier in the week. Crude oil prices climbed in 2017 and the Brent-West Texas Intermediate spread has widened, according to the Energy Information Administration.

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  • Coinbase Rejection Sees Ripple Drop 20% As Rumors Evaporate
Coinbase Rejection Sees Ripple Drop 20% As Rumors Evaporate

The gain has been such massive that Ripple's market cap is now nearly 50% that of Bitcoin . Ripple is also centralized, created by its namesake company as a.Bitcoin, on the other hand, is almost completely unregulated. They are held by Ripple Labs and distributed when it sees fit, like how governments print more money and distribute it when necess...

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  • Did Monica Rambeau Just Join the CAPTAIN MARVEL Cast?
Did Monica Rambeau Just Join the CAPTAIN MARVEL Cast?

It was previously announced Brie Larson will star as the titular heroine Carol Danvers - making her the first female to lead a solo Marvel film. Captain Marvel comes out on March 6, 2019. Rambeau's powers to shift between energy wavelengths and fly at near light speed would make her an exciting prospect in an all-out outer space romp, a ide...

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  • US FCC chairman Ajit Pai cancels CES appearance due to death threats
US FCC chairman Ajit Pai cancels CES appearance due to death threats

Mr. Pai has said the new rules would encourage more investment and innovation by internet service providers. "For me, this is an economic development and consumer protection bill", Morfeld said. Pai also faced a nasty backlash after he made claims that keeping net neutrality would hurt the sick and disabled. For now, net neutrality advocates ca...

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  • Missing Round Rock girls found, suspect in custody
Missing Round Rock girls found, suspect in custody

The girls' mother has been identified as 44-year-old Tonya Bates. "Our whole goal was to bring these two sisters home safe", Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks told a news conference on Wednesday night. An Amber Alert was issued for the girls on New Year's Eve after their mother was found dead in a Round Rock home on December 30. Earlier in th...

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  • Taco Bell is adding fries to their menu
Taco Bell is adding fries to their menu

The burrito chain is looking to cash in on a value fast food item , much like other restaurants are seeking to do. Yo quiero Taco Bell fries! No offense, tortilla chips, but these fries might have you beat. In addition, Taco Bell will be including this new menu item in its $5 box, which comes with the fries, a Doritos Locos taco, a Cheesy Go...

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  • IPhone users paying double for batteries?
IPhone users paying double for batteries?

That usually takes a year or two-or around the time you'd upgrade iOS and see it all slow down when the new iOS detects an aging battery and reduces processor output to "help" you. Apple is from users in the USA for deliberately downgrading the performance of previous iPhone models without informing users first. Once you've downloaded it, go to ...

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  • Spotify Might Have Already Confidentially Filed for Its IPO Last Month
Spotify Might Have Already Confidentially Filed for Its IPO Last Month

Wixen Music Publishing accused Spotify of using artists' music "without a license and without compensation", according to documents filed in a California court on Friday. That's created to make it easier for the company to go public - and it would not dilute the current equity of executives and investors - but also means it won't raise capital w...

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  • Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage
Flight to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage

And, he took off a shirt he was wearing and tried to flush it down a toilet. A Delta flight was previously forced to make an emergency landing in Montana in December to accommodate passengers who needed to go potty after the aircraft's bathroom failed to function.

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  • Android Malware Targets 232 Banking Apps Including Indian Banks: Quick Heal
Android Malware Targets 232 Banking Apps Including Indian Banks: Quick Heal

In that banking apps, there are few banks belongs to India. FakeApp is a known Android malware app that has been hijacking phones to insert ads and steal information since 2012, according to ZDNet . Once the users click the arrow button (as shown in the image below) to proceed, the malware immediately sends the login credentials to its remote se...

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  • GDP growth seen at four-year low
GDP growth seen at four-year low

The manufacturing sector is expected to grow by 4.6% vs 7.9% the previous year, agriculture by 2.1% vs 4.9%, electricity and utility services by 7.5% vs 7.2% in the last fiscal. Gross value added (GVA) growth is forecast at 6.1% against 6.6% past year. The Reserve Bank of India expects the economy to grow by 6.7% in 2017-18.

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