Intel, Not Nvidia, Will Power Tesla’s Infotainment Systems

Intel is muscling into Nvidia’s turf when it comes to vehicle partnerships. For now, Intel is only providing infotainment systems, but that’s not the end of Intel’s ambitions.

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London police unveil 'Talon' to thwart car-ramming terror attacks

Authorities in London deployed new technology Sunday meant to thwart vehicle terror attacks, after a number of incidents in Europe over the past year where vehicles were used as weapons.

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Drones could use an invisible license plate to track unauthorized flights

How do you tell who flew an unmanned aerial vehicle into a restricted area? DJI suggests a radio tag system could be a solution that respects legal drone operators privacy and can determine who’s behind illegal drone activity.

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Intel Bets $15.3B on Mobileye's Self-Driving Car Tech


Intel has agreed to acquire Mobileye, a developer of autonomous vehicle technology, for $15.3 billion in cash. Intel will integrate Mobileye’s computer vision and mapping technology for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles into its Automated Driving Group, to be led by MobileEye CTO Amnon Shashua. Intel SVP Doug Davis will oversee engagement across various Intel groups, and report directly to Shashua. The combined company will be the leading technology provider in the autonomous vehicle industry, said Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.

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US Launches IT Contract to Spur Cybersecurity Purchases


The U.S. government plans to initiate an updated contracting vehicle for the acquisition of cybersecurity information technologies for federal agencies this month. The purpose of the program is to make it easier and more efficient for federal agencies to obtain cyberprotection services. Specifically, GSA will include cybertechnology providers on a major listing of approved federal contractors known as “Schedule 70.” The stakes are significant for vendors offering cyber-related capabilities to the federal government.

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New carbon nanotube breakthrough moves them one step closer to mass production

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A new method for purifying carbon nanotubes could make them a plausible vehicle for semiconductor advances — but only if the technique can scale up to commercial manufacturing and compete against cutting-edge CMOS technology.

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A fighting armored vehicle worthy of summer blockbusters

A new futuristic vehicle has something to appeal to all sorts of heroes in this summer’s blockbusters, whether it is Jason Bourne, the Suicide Squad or Batman.

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75 years after it was first deployed, will US Army bring back the 'jeep'?

Were it not for efforts by the U.S. military to develop a lightweight, unarmored, all-terrain vehicle for the battlefield there might not be a market for SUVs today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/22/75-years-after-it-was-first-deployed-will-us-army-bring-back-jeep.html

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Polaris Defense launches new ATV for Special Operations missions

All Terrain Vehicle fan? The latest and greatest in pimped-out ATVs designed for Special Operations just got even better.

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Apple Snags Hotshot Engineer, Former Tesla VP, for Project Titan


Apple has hired Chris Porritt, Tesla Motors’ former vice president of vehicle engineering, to work on special projects, according to news reports published Tuesday. Porritt, who left Tesla last year, is expected to take charge of Apple’s electric car initiative, Project Titan. He reportedly was given the purposefully vague title of “special projects group PD administrator.” Apple is said to have a group of about 20 engineers, designers and other specialists working on Project Titan, its top-secret car program in Germany.

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This huge combat tractor is the ultimate multitasker

Meet the 32-ton armored combat vehicle that’s the ultimate tractor— albeit one that can punch holes through concrete, fire rockets, and carve safe passage through minefields for soldiers.

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Nvidia goes all-in on self-driving cars, including a robotic car racing league

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Nvidia is clearly pinning a large part of its future growth on the autonomous vehicle market — both its development and delivery. It’s even part of the DIY market for scale model versions.

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2017 Escape coming in May as first Ford vehicle with Apple CarPlay

Article Image Ford on Friday announced a May launch in Canada and the U.S. for the 2017 Escape, its first vehicle to support Apple CarPlay by way of the automaker’s Sync 3 platform, based on BlackBerry’s QNX.

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AI 'drivers' will gain same legal status as human drivers in autonomous vehicles, NHTSA rules

Article Image The artificial intelligence in a self-driving vehicle can be treated as the “driver” from a legal standpoint, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a decision that could set an important precedent for Apple’s own self-driving car.

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Apple's CarPlay wins Autoblog 2016 Technology of the Year award

Article Image Apple’s CarPlay was awarded the “best individual technology feature in a vehicle” by Autoblog at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show.

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