This artificial intelligence can tell when you're texting and driving

Texting while driving is an incredibly irresponsible, potentially dangerous thing to engage in. Researchers from Canadas University of Waterloo think that AI-equipped cameras could be the answer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/12/this-artificial-intelligence-can-tell-when-youre-texting-and-driving.html

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Report: AMD Stealing Significant Market Share, Revenue from Intel

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AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs have lit up the sales charts against Intel, driving significantly higher CPU revenue for the smaller company.

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Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

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Cryptocurrency mining is driving GPU prices upwards again, only this time it’s hitting both AMD and Nvidia.

The post Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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How many of us use phones while behind the wheel? A worrisome number

An eyebrow-raising new study assesses the extent of distracted driving, with stats revealing just how many people use their cellphones while behind the wheel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/how-many-us-use-phones-while-behind-wheel-worrisome-number.html

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Your next car may be the most powerful computer you own

Stanley, the self-driving car that won the DARPA challenge, had racks of computers in its rear compartment
The demand for automated safety systems and autonomous driving features has created a huge appetite for extensive vision-based, AI-powered, computer systems in our cars. Maybe someday our cars will provide the processing power for our gaming rigs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237005-your-next-car-may-be-the-most-powerful-computer-you-own?source=Computing

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Death by Pokemon? Public safety fears mount as 'Pokemon Go' craze continues

From driving accidents to distracted pedestrians and dangerous trespassing incidents, the phenomenal success of Nintendo’s “Pokemon Go” game is fueling growing fears for public safety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/14/death-by-pokemon-public-safety-fears-mount-as-pokemon-go-craze-continues.html

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Man in Tesla autopilot crash may have been watching a movie

A man believed to be the first person in America to be killed while his car was driving itself may have been watching a Harry Potter movie at the time, Reuters reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/05/man-in-tesla-autopilot-crash-may-have-been-watching-movie.html

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Nvidia wants its new Drive PX 2 supercomputer to drive your next car

Nvidia Drive PX 2 shown in action
Deep learning is clearly the hottest technology driving the rapid advances in self-driving cars. Nvidia aims to make it practical, and enable the deployment of commercially-viable fleets of cars that can not just see, but navigate, for themselves.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/220339-nvidia-wants-its-new-supercomputer-to-drive-your-next-car

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Google to spin off self driving cars as separate Alphabet business – report

Article Image As the race to bring self driving cars to market heats up, Google apparently plans to spin off its own initiative as a separate company under the Alphabet banner next year, according to a new report.

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Ford drivers can tweet while driving with new Sync AppLink social controls

Although texting, tweeting, and even handling your cell phone while driving can be unsafe, and is even illegal in many states, the addition of social media controls on Ford’s Sync AppLink connectivity system could be what’s necessary for safely and legally managing our social accounts while driving.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/29/ford-drivers-can-tweet-while-driving-with-new-sync-applink-social-controls.html

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3 gadgets that are always listening and how to stop them

Imagine driving down a dark, deserted road when your tire blows out. There’s no one around, but, thankfully, you’re not alone. “Hey, Siri.  Call roadside assistance.” A second later, you get a response in a warm and comforting voice, “Calling roadside assistance.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/26/3-gadgets-that-are-always-listening-and-how-to-stop-them/

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Review: Mobile Home puts Siri in the driver's seat

Apple’s Siri is a great tool for safely automating iPhone tasks while driving, but under certain circumstances the virtual assistant can only be summoned by taking a hand off the wheel and pressing the home button. With CarPlay being anything but ubiquitous, Beanco Tech created a stopgap in Mobile Home.



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Apple's iPhone still driving force behind NA mobile Web traffic, Samsung share on the rise

According to the latest statistics from ad network Chitika, Apple’s iPhone was responsible for driving over half of all North American smartphone Web traffic in July, but rival manufacturer Samsung showed the most growth during the same period.



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