Archive | June, 2022

Robot Ship Retraces Mayflower’s Transatlantic Voyage 400 Years Later

Researchers say the ship was used to study whales, microplastic pollution and sea-level rise

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Weebit Nano Demos ReRAM IP

Weebit Nano has been one of the most active companies working to commercialize ReRAM technology. Seven years of research and development have finally culminated into the first public demonstration of its ReRAM IP module.
The Israeli company was on hand at the recent Leti Innovation Days to highlight its ReRAM IP module’s real–world capability as a non–volatile memory (NVM) integrated

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Robot umpires could be coming to Major League Baseball in 2024

Don’t like the strike call? Take it up with the robot. | Photo by Stephen Maturen / Getty Images

Two years from now, in baseball stadiums around the US, the umpire behind home plate might be little more than a mouthpiece for a robot. Major League Baseball plans to introduce robot umpires in the 2024 season,

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Microsoft Teams update brings some of the best features to more users

Microsoft has announced a number of popular features for its Teams video conferencing suite will now be available to more users.In an effort to appeal to small businesses, the firm has brought background effects to the web version of Teams, meaning users will no longer have to download the desktop client or mobile app to gain access.These effects include the

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Former Amazon senior leader Alicia Boler Davis lands at Alto Pharmacy as CEO

Alicia Boler Davis. (Alto Photo)

Alicia Boler-Davis, previously a member of Amazon’s senior leadership team, will become CEO at Alto Pharmacy in September.

Boler Davis spent 24 years at General Motors and in 2019 joined Amazon, where she led several e-commerce teams including Worldwide Fulfillment, Global Customer Service, and Global Robotics.

Founded

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Billionaire Professor Lost More Than $2 Billion In One Day As Shares Dive On Lockup Expiration

Tang Xiao’ou, the billionaire professor behind Chinese artificial intelligence giant SenseTime, saw his wealth plunge by $2.4 billion in just one day, as shares in his Hong Kong-listed company dove as much as 51% after a lockup period ended on Thursday.

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Waymo, Aurora, Uber, and others urge California to lift its ban on heavy-duty self-driving trucks

California is at risk of losing its “competitive edge” if it doesn’t lift a ban on the operation of autonomous semitrailer trucks on public roads, a group of 35 industry leaders said in an open letter to Governor Gavin Newsom.
The letter is signed by a cross section of autonomous vehicle companies, delivery and logistics firms, and

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IMS 2022 Part 1: Highlights & Exhibition

Since the 1950s, the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) has been one of the preeminent events for RF and microwave engineers to gather, present, exchange ideas, and do business. Though Covid restrictions and concerns have hampered the IMS events for the past two years, this year appears to have come back at nearly full swing.
By opening day, there were over

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