Uber is researching flying short-haul urban transportation Short-haul flights in airborne taxis: Its next-level alright but is it next-level hype or something city-dwellers can actually look forward to? Uber is betting its the latter according to comments made by the companys head of products to Recodes Kara Swisherat a conference this past weekend.  Ubers Jeff Holden said on stage that his company is seriouslyresearching how it might use vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft to…

Uber is researching flying short-haul urban transportation Short-haul flights in airborne taxis: Its next-level alright but is it next-level hype or something city-dwellers can actually look forward to? Uber is betting its the latter according to comments made by the companys head of products to Recodes Kara Swisherat a conference this past weekend. Ubers Jeff Holden said on stage that his company is seriouslyresearching how it might use vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft to…

MessageBird a profitable rival to Twilio from Europe introduces support for chat apps Twilios IPO this month isnt just good timing for the tech industry which has been waiting for a promising public listing from one of its number it has set up the perfect stage for a lesser-known European rival to boost its profile in the U.S..  Before its listing few people knew much about services like Twilio which operates an SMS and voice platform that powers for example those verification messages you…

MessageBird a profitable rival to Twilio from Europe introduces support for chat apps Twilios IPO this month isnt just good timing for the tech industry which has been waiting for a promising public listing from one of its number it has set up the perfect stage for a lesser-known European rival to boost its profile in the U.S.. Before its listing few people knew much about services like Twilio which operates an SMS and voice platform that powers for example those verification messages you…

Trace Genomics launches a 23andMe for farms raises $4 million to improve the worlds food supply A San Francisco startup called Trace Genomics wants to help farmers diagnose and improve the health of the soil where they want to raise crops before its harvest time and too late to change course.  So the startup has developed a soil testing kit and pathogen panel that tells the growers of high-value crops like berries or lettuce whether or not their soil has harmful bacteria or fungi in it.  The…

Trace Genomics launches a 23andMe for farms raises $4 million to improve the worlds food supply A San Francisco startup called Trace Genomics wants to help farmers diagnose and improve the health of the soil where they want to raise crops before its harvest time and too late to change course. So the startup has developed a soil testing kit and pathogen panel that tells the growers of high-value crops like berries or lettuce whether or not their soil has harmful bacteria or fungi in it. The…

NXPs new autonomous driving products focus on safety self-driving trucks NXP Semiconductor which made headlines recently after entering into an agreement to be acquired by Qualcomm unveiled a series of new products today that make it clear why they were a high-value target for the mobile chip giant. Each of three new products NXP announced today promises to advance tech related to self-driving vehicles.  In the autonomous car market NXP revealed a new microcontroller product for use with…

NXPs new autonomous driving products focus on safety self-driving trucks NXP Semiconductor which made headlines recently after entering into an agreement to be acquired by Qualcomm unveiled a series of new products today that make it clear why they were a high-value target for the mobile chip giant. Each of three new products NXP announced today promises to advance tech related to self-driving vehicles. In the autonomous car market NXP revealed a new microcontroller product for use with…

How Elon Musk plans to make Tesla Motors a clean energy powerhouseTesla Model S  Image: Getty Images  By Maria Gallucci2016-07-23 13:00:00 UTC  Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to build more than just pricey electric cars.  The companys billionaire co-founder and CEO says he plans to fashion Tesla into a clean energy powerhouse one that enables homes and vehicles to run almost entirely on solar power and battery packs  not oil coal or natural gas.  By definition we must at some point achieve a…

How Elon Musk plans to make Tesla Motors a clean energy powerhouseTesla Model S Image: Getty Images By Maria Gallucci2016-07-23 13:00:00 UTC Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to build more than just pricey electric cars. The companys billionaire co-founder and CEO says he plans to fashion Tesla into a clean energy powerhouse one that enables homes and vehicles to run almost entirely on solar power and battery packs not oil coal or natural gas. By definition we must at some point achieve a…

Uber trials bus-like service in Seattle and wants everyone in Chicago to be an Uber driver Its hard to knock Uber when it looks like its trying to ensure there are fewer not more cars on the roads in our cities. And its latest pilotventures uberHOP in Seattle and uberCOMMUTE in Chicago both seek to do just that. uberHOP like a bus with fewer seats is enabling people to share rides down fixed routes to fixed destinations. Doesnt sound greatly handy at first look but then I guess neither does…

Uber trials bus-like service in Seattle and wants everyone in Chicago to be an Uber driver Its hard to knock Uber when it looks like its trying to ensure there are fewer not more cars on the roads in our cities. And its latest pilotventures uberHOP in Seattle and uberCOMMUTE in Chicago both seek to do just that. uberHOP like a bus with fewer seats is enabling people to share rides down fixed routes to fixed destinations. Doesnt sound greatly handy at first look but then I guess neither does…

BMW and Mobileye to crowdsource real-time data for self-driving from 2018 BMW and Mobileye are working together with the automaker employing Mobileyes Road Experience Management (REM) software in its vehicles from 2018 onward. The tech which Mobileye also recently announced would be coming to future Volkswagen cars helps crowdsource real-time road data captures by the advanced driver assist hardware on vehicles which will eventually help provide a key ingredient for fully autonomous driving…

BMW and Mobileye to crowdsource real-time data for self-driving from 2018 BMW and Mobileye are working together with the automaker employing Mobileyes Road Experience Management (REM) software in its vehicles from 2018 onward. The tech which Mobileye also recently announced would be coming to future Volkswagen cars helps crowdsource real-time road data captures by the advanced driver assist hardware on vehicles which will eventually help provide a key ingredient for fully autonomous driving…

بعد سحبها من الأسواق طائرة GoPro Karma تباع مجددا  أطلقت شركة GoPro في وقت سابق طائرة بدون طيار أطلقت عليها اسم GoPro Karma وبالرغم من ردودالأفعال الإيجابية حولها في البداية إلا أنها واجهت منعطفا سلبيا في وقت لاحق لإطلاقها بسبب مشاكل تقنية تجعلها تتوقف عن العمل فجأة أثناء التحليق.  لاحقا قامت شركة GoPro باستدعاء الطائرة من الأسواق بعد تأكدها من ظهور المشكلة على عدد كبير من طائراتها لتعود اليوم إلى الأسواق عبر مجموعة من المتاجر من ضمنها أمازون وB&H وغيرها بعدإصلاح الخطأ من الشركة.  هذا وستظل…

بعد سحبها من الأسواق طائرة GoPro Karma تباع مجددا أطلقت شركة GoPro في وقت سابق طائرة بدون طيار أطلقت عليها اسم GoPro Karma وبالرغم من ردودالأفعال الإيجابية حولها في البداية إلا أنها واجهت منعطفا سلبيا في وقت لاحق لإطلاقها بسبب مشاكل تقنية تجعلها تتوقف عن العمل فجأة أثناء التحليق. لاحقا قامت شركة GoPro باستدعاء الطائرة من الأسواق بعد تأكدها من ظهور المشكلة على عدد كبير من طائراتها لتعود اليوم إلى الأسواق عبر مجموعة من المتاجر من ضمنها أمازون وB&H وغيرها بعدإصلاح الخطأ من الشركة. هذا وستظل…

Veteran Affairs to pick up the tab for paralyzed vets' robotic legs When the US Department of Veteran Affairs paid for Retired US Army Sergeant Theresa Hannigan's ReWalk exoskeleton it also decided to pick up the tab for other vets. Now the agency has made it official: it has recently sent out a memorandum that outlines its plans to train staff in a dozen centers -- though there are plans to expand even further in the future -- to be able to fit more paralyzed veterans with ReWalk. The…

Veteran Affairs to pick up the tab for paralyzed vets' robotic legs

Veteran Affairs to pick up the tab for paralyzed vets' robotic legs When the US Department of Veteran Affairs paid for Retired US Army Sergeant Theresa Hannigan's ReWalk exoskeleton it also decided to pick up the tab for other vets. Now the agency has made it official: it has recently sent out a memorandum that outlines its plans to train staff in a dozen centers -- though there are plans to expand even further in the future -- to be able to fit more paralyzed veterans with ReWalk. The…

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