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Waymo open-sources data set for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors

Waymo open-sources data set for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors

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A self-driving vehicle developed by Google parent company Alphabet’s Waymo. Waymo, the Alphabet subsidiary that hopes to someday pepper roads with self-driving taxis, today pulled back the curtains on a portion of the data used to train the algorithms underpinning its cars: The Waymo Open Dataset. Waymo principal scientist Dragomir Anguelov claims it’s the largest…

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Fujitsu encryption tech for biometric info provides safer authentication in open environments

Fujitsu encryption tech for biometric info provides safer authentication in open environments

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  Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd has developed a technology that can compare biometric information while it is still encrypted, with the same accuracy and processing speed as conventional biometric authentication systems. Conventional technologies have been developed that can authenticate encrypted biometric information, but there were issues with the comparison accuracy or in the processing speed. Now,…

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Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home

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Toyota’s HSR (Human Support Robot) delivers a basket to a woman in a wheelchair. Toyota Motor Corp has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jump-start its plan. Japan’s biggest automaker and Tokyo-based Preferred Networks Inc will carry out joint research to…

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Is Boeing too big to fail?

Is Boeing too big to fail?

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US politicians have not turned on Boeing, despite two deadly accidents tarnishing the aircraft manufacturer’s reputation The grounding of the 737 MAX for more than four months after two deadly accidents has tarnished Boeing’s reputation, but it still has the confidence of US policymakers. This is despite the fact that one of the MAX flight…

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Uniqlo appoints first female CEO for its Japan business

Uniqlo appoints first female CEO for its Japan business

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Maki Akaida, a group senior vice president at Fast Retailing, assumed the role of CEO for Uniqlo’s Japanese business this month. Casualwear retailer Uniqlo has promoted a former manager of a busy Tokyo store to take charge of operations in its home market of Japan, where population decline makes maintaining earnings a challenge. Maki Akaida,…

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Bank of Japan may enhance commitment to ultralow rates to prevent yen surge

Bank of Japan may enhance commitment to ultralow rates to prevent yen surge

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Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), speaks during the Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture event at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, July 22, 2019. Kuroda said officials are keeping close tabs on mounting doubts over the outlook for global growth and pledged they would persistently continue…

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SoftBank unveils investment fund to drive ‘AI revolution’

SoftBank unveils investment fund to drive ‘AI revolution’

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Japan’s SoftBank Group said Friday it would partner with tech firms including Apple and Microsoft in a new $108-billion investment fund to accelerate the “AI revolution”. The new fund is the long-mooted successor to its mammoth Vision Fund, which has taken stakes in leading tech start-ups from Uber to WeWork. SoftBank Group itself will plow…

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Bosch, Daimler Obtain Approval For Driverless Parking Without Human Supervision

Bosch, Daimler Obtain Approval For Driverless Parking Without Human Supervision

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Bosch and Daimler have reached a milestone on the way to automated driving: the two companies have now obtained approval from the relevant authorities in Baden-Württemberg for their automated parking system in the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart. The automated valet parking service is accessed via a smartphone app and requires no safety driver.…

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Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games

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  Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Toyota Motor Corp. is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving AI robot cars. The automaker Monday unveiled a prototype of its next-generation field…

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Frustrated Musk Shakes Up Autopilot Team

Frustrated Musk Shakes Up Autopilot Team

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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks to members of the media while departing from federal court in New York, U.S., on Thursday, April 4, 2019. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan telegraphed her initial thoughts as the SEC and Elon Musk’s lawyers presented their arguments over whether the Tesla Inc. CEO should be held in contempt for tweets…

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