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Uber's bike service is cutting into car rides Uber's Jump bike service is proving so popular that it's cutting into car-based rides, at least in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images If you suspected that Uber's Jump bike sharing would be popular enough to cut into its mainstream car service, you suspected correctly It's not hard to see why bikes might be appealing, at least in San Francisco It won't be surprising if the trend is consistent with other cities and services, though
Transportation Weekly: Amazon’s secret acquisition and all the AV feels Welcome to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. I cover all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike, bus, scooter, car, train, truck, robotaxi or rocket. Sure, … Rowe Price suggests Aurora’s full self-driving stack is headed for other uses beyond shuttling people around in autonomous vehicles The company just started registering and screening drivers in Mexico City as it prepares to offer rides for passengers this month
Waymo CTO on the company’s past, present and what comes next A decade ago, about a dozen or so engineers gathered at Google’s main Mountain View campus on Charleston Road to work on Project Chauffeur, a secret endeavor housed under the tech giant’s moonshot factory X. Project Chauffeur — popularly know as the “Google self-driving car projec… A decade ago, about a dozen or so engineers gathered at Google’s main Mountain View campus on Charleston Road to work on Project Chauffeur, a secret endeavor housed under the tech giant’s moonshot factory X We look at the entirety of our technology stack as a driver
How artificial intelligence and machine learning are unlocking content The pace of content creation has never been faster. Each day, the world generates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, and more than 90 percent of all data in existence has been produced since 2016. As transmission speeds accelerate and bandwidth increases, more and more of this content is shifting from text to audio and… Although the accuracy of machine transcription is impressive and improving all the time, it may not be the right choice for every situation Lastly, as AI’s mastery of English improves, diversity in languages will follow External Link © The ACCJ Journal
Ecovacs Deebot 711 Robot Vacuum: A Mercedes at a Toyota Price Ecovacs’ Deebot 711 looks just like a typical robot vacuum, but with features like room mapping, systematic cleaning, and Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility, the device has a lot of features to offer at an affordable price. How does this little robot stack up against the competition? Read on to find out. Love the app, alerts are annoying Using the app, you can create schedules, check the status of your accessories to see how soon they’ll need to be replaced, and view the cleaning logs You’ll rarely (if ever) have to lug out your upright vac, because this machine truly does a thorough job for a decent price
Serious, Funny, and Controversial: Every Super Bowl 53 car commercial | Digital Trends Advertising during the Super Bowl costs a small fortune; analysts peg the cost of a 30-second commercial at about $5 million. An immense amount of work goes into creating ads that are anything except for forgettable. From funny to controversial, here are the car commercials that aired during Super Bowl LIII. That’s why the companies that buy in all want to hit a home run Kia gets serious Kia told the hamsters to stay home this year Harris is boldly breaking new ground for female athletes, while the ad argues the RAV4 Hybrid, as a gasoline-electric model built for speed, is also defying perceptions
Moto G7 for $300, and all the rest: How to tell all four new Moto G7 phones apart The Moto G7, G7 Plus, G7 Power and G7 Play are budget phones with plenty to offer. They share backbone specs like full-screen faces with slim bezels, Android Pie, a headphone jack and external storage up to 256GB TurboPower charging means you can effectively top up the battery to give you 9 additional hours of use in just 15 minutes of charge Motorla Razr could make a comeback as a foldable phone: Everything old is new again
Bugatti Chiron Special Edition Celebrates Automaker's 110th Anniversary | Digital Trends This Bugatti Chiron is a tribute not only to Bugatti's 110th anniversary, but to the automaker's home country. The French flag figures prominently in the design, from the rear spoiler to the seats. The Chiron itself is still among the fastest cars in the world, with a governed top speed of 261 mph. PreviousNext 1 of 11 It’s remarkable for a car company to still be around more than 100 years after its founding, but the fact that Bugatti is celebrating its 110th anniversary is downright improbable A solid-silver medallion sits on a carbon fiber plate in the center console
Britain's uninsured collision hotspots revealed - locations you're more likely to be left with a hefty crash bill YOU’RE twice as likely to have a crash with an uninsured driver in Bradford West than anywhere else in the UK. And drivers are urged to take care while driving through the West Midlands, with… Alamy 2 Bradford West had the highest rate of crashes involving uninsured drivers Almost 130 people are killed and more than 26,000 are injured each year due to hit and runs involving uninsured drivers, according to MIB figures It’s important to contact the police as soon as possible in this situation to help towards reducing the number of uninsured drivers on Britain’s roads, plus by contacting the police drivers may avoid paying an excess
Uber’s JUMP bikes are seeing high utilization rates In the past year, more than 63,000 people took 625,000 rides on JUMP bikes in San Francisco, JUMP announced today. Each JUMP bike in San Francisco saw an average of seven rides per bike day compared to the docked bike industry average of one to two per day. JUMP initially launched 250 bikes at the … On an industry-wide basis, docked systems see an average of one to two rides per bike per day, according to 2017 data from the National Association of City Transportation Officials Meanwhile, JUMP rides have continued to decrease the number of Uber rides Uber looks to improve JUMP’s unit economics with next-gen bikes
One of Tesla's largest investors just increased its stake Tesla's second-largest shareholder has added to its stake, months after praising the electric car maker. VCG/VCG | Getty Images A Tesla Model 3 car is on display during the Auto China 2018 at China International Exhibition Center on April 25, 2018 in Beijing, China A partner at the U.K.-based investment management firm praised Tesla CEO Elon Musk back in October, and said the firm would be willing to back him if Musk needed more capital
Hackers could get access to your phone and personal details through your car's wifi due to poor cyber security HACKERS could get easy access to your personal details through your car’s wifi due to weak cyber security technology. And experts are calling on the motor industry to boost its defences befor… GPS systems in your car could also be targeted due to the insecure systems, with hackers pinpointing the exact location of your vehicle and targeting it when you're at home or work A pressure to meet deadlines and a lack of understanding related to security coding were the biggest reasons for poor software security within the motoring industry
Researchers say Twitter's not doing enough to combat abuse Does Twitter need to do more to police its APIs? Researchers say yes. In a statement to Wired , which reported on the study, Twitter said that the researchers did not have an accurate picture of how the company operates The pair, however, feel as if the platform needs to do more in order to achieve Jack Dorsey's aim of improving the health of online conversation