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‘Clean cars’ will save us from climate change deniers – Aljazeera.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

Donald Trump has, as we all know, withdrawn America from the Paris Climate Change Accords. The biggest, most promising international agreement since the founding of the United Nations. It was to be expected. He said he would. When he took office, the official White House website removed every mention of climate change. Except for the promise to get rid of the Climate Action Plan. It wasn’t just him….

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety’s Sake – NPR

Monday, July 24, 2017

Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to avoid collisions. His back is fitted with an array of precise instruments and a battery hidden in the water bottle. Margaret J. Krauss/WESA hide caption toggle caption Margaret J. Krauss/WESA Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to…

Brakes on European auto shares as cartel probe overshadows earnings – Reuters

Monday, July 24, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Another wobble for European autos shares on Monday has put the regional sector on track for its worst two-day run in more than a year pointing to heightened investor caution ahead of results due over the coming week. Shares of Europe’s leading carmakers fell on Monday following news that EU anti-trust regulators were investigating possible cartel action amongst them, in the latest probe of a sector whose…

Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety’s Sake – NPR

Monday, July 24, 2017

Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to avoid collisions. His back is fitted with an array of precise instruments and a battery hidden in the water bottle. Margaret J. Krauss/WESA hide caption toggle caption Margaret J. Krauss/WESA Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, wants bikes to feed information to nearby cars to…

BMW Denies Collusion Allegations, Says It Didn’t Cheat Emissions Standards – Fortune

Monday, July 24, 2017

As its competitors remain bogged down by emissions scandals, luxury automaker BMW is trying to steer clear. Late Sunday, the world’s fourth largest automaker by market value released a statement saying that it “categorically rejects” accusations that it had colluded with its fellow German competitors to fix prices and cheat emissions standards. “As a matter of principle: BMW Group (bmwyy) vehicles are not manipulated and comply with respective legal requirements,”…

‘Clean cars’ will save us from climate change deniers – Aljazeera.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

Donald Trump has, as we all know, withdrawn America from the Paris Climate Change Accords. The biggest, most promising international agreement since the founding of the United Nations. It was to be expected. He said he would. When he took office, the official White House website removed every mention of climate change. Except for the promise to get rid of the Climate Action Plan. It wasn’t just him….

Kakao is putting speech recognition tech into cars from Hyundai and Kia – TechCrunch

Monday, July 24, 2017

Less than a month after announcing plans to spin out its transportation and mobility business, Korean tech firm Kakao has inked deals to put hands-free systems inside cars from Korea’s second largest automotive firm Hyundai and its Kia affiliate. Kakao is best known for operating Korea’s top messaging app, Kakao Talk, which is installed on over 95 percent of the country’s smartphones. But it has branched out into other verticals…

Amid falling sales, Jeep might have finally hit a roadblock – USA TODAY

Monday, July 24, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Ohio made Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Cherokee top the list. Buzz60 in a 2011 file photo, Pam Bialecki works on a 2012 Jeep Wrangler at the Chrysler Toledo Assembly complex, in Toledo, Ohio.(Photo: Madalyn Ruggiero, AP) Jeep has been Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s most dependable growth engine in recent years both in the U.S. and globally, but that growth has hit a lull this…

US venture capital’s digital coin quandary: cash-rich startups – Reuters

Monday, July 24, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge – some of the hottest tech startups that sell the coins just don’t need their money. Only a few years ago, digital currency entrepreneurs, like other Silicon Valley peers, had to line up to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists, who controlled their destiny as…

Digital revolution: student touts prosthetic third thumb – Reuters

Monday, July 24, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – “I’ve only got one pair of hands”, is the refrain of overworked office staff or stressed parents everywhere. But now a design student is suggesting that it could be possible to have more, with a prosthetic third thumb to aid productivity. The thumb is the brainchild of Dani Clode, a product design student at London’s Royal Academy of Art. She calls her 3D-printed Third Thumb a human…

Ad Industry Group May Consider Tougher 100% Standard for Digital Ad Viewability – AdAge.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

Half an ad has been enough to comprise a digital “view” according to the industry’s Media Rating Council for the past three years, but the group may consider toughening its oft-maligned standard to require every single ad pixel displays. That would close some of the “viewability” gap between the industry standard and the much stricter requirements of enormous ad buyers including Unilever and GroupM. They would effectively align on display…

Mountain Dew developed its own digital-media ‘influencers’ — and that’s terrible news for digital ad middlemen – Markets Insider

Monday, July 24, 2017

wikimedia commons Last year Mountain Dew established its own network of digital stars So far the effort has generated over 300 million video views The brand has since pulled back on spending with influencer-brokers – and other brands may follow suit Mountain Dew has built its own network of digital stars, and the apparent success of this endeavor isn’t great news for middlemen who promise to help companies find “influencers” to promote…

Third marriage lucky for Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s second eldest daughter Elisabeth Murdoch married for the third time in a lavish wedding in Oxfordshire, England, on Saturday. The Sydney-born television executive, 48, who has an estimated worth of $262 million, said “I do” to Turner Prize-winning artist, Keith Tyson, 47, after dating for over two years. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Keith Tyson kisses his new wife, Lis Murdoch, daughter of Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Keith Tyson/Instagram…

Newspaper headlines: Corbyn on student debt and Needham ‘breakthrough’ – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Image caption The Daily Mail leads on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn saying he did not know how much it would cost to cancel student debt. It comes after his pre-election pledge to “deal with” such debts. Image caption The same story is on the front of the Metro, who says that the Conservatives have accused Mr Corbyn of “betraying” graduates after he denied saying that Labour would write-off student debts….

Turkey: Opposition newspaper journalists go on trial in Istanbul – WENY-TV

Monday, July 24, 2017

By Gul Tuysuz and Lauren Said-Moorhouse CNN ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) — The trial of 17 staff members from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper — one of the country’s last remaining opposition publications — began on Monday in what many are calling a crucial test of press freedom. Charged with terror-related offenses in the wake of last year’s failed coup, the defendants — journalists, executives and lawyers — made their first appearance in…

Western fashion can be almost anything you make it – Wyoming Tribune

Monday, July 24, 2017

CHEYENNE – Fitting in with the locals during Cheyenne Frontier Days is easier than it has ever been. The world of Western fashion is constantly changing, and few people – especially women – wear traditional styles anymore. Michele McGuire said, “You can make anything Western.” She is a sales associate at Just Dandy, the oldest women’s boutique in downtown Cheyenne. Owner Virginia Brinkerhoff said if you…

72 Things to Know When Selling SEO Services – Search Engine Journal

Monday, July 24, 2017

Bill Hartzer ‘); $(‘#scheader .sc-logo’).append(‘ ‘); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor+’ ‘); $(‘#scheader .scdetails’).append(cat_head_params.sponsor_text); $(‘#scheader’).append(”); } }); }); Selling SEO services can be tough. The more you know, the easier it can be to sell search engine optimization (SEO) audits and monthly retainer services to businesses. While I really understand SEO and how to create websites and optimize content, I’ve never considered myself to be a salesperson. Good SEO definitely sells…

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple’s Biggest Changes Revealed – Forbes

Monday, July 24, 2017

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…  Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into ’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new chassis of this radically redesigned 10th anniversary iPhone. And yes, the dreaded ‘Plan B’…

Apple’s biggest announcement since 2007? All eyes on ‘iPhone 8’ – Fox News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Expectations are so high for the upcoming high-end iPhone that it is being heralded as a milestone in iPhone history. In an investor note, investment bank Morgan Stanley described it as “[t]he most meaningful feature and technology upgrades in iPhone’s history.”   Some of these watershed technologies include “OLED displays, wireless charging, and 3D sensors for AR,” Morgan Stanley added, referring to Apple’s first adoption of an organic…