V2V's Place in an Increasingly Connected World


You’re probably tired of reading that the Internet of Things is the hottest thing going, and that IoT is a boon to technology and, simultaneously, a potential disaster for security and privacy. However, over the past few years, another IoT-related technology has been growing: vehicle to vehicle. V2V is a way for automobiles to communicate directly with other vehicles on the road. Vehicles communicating with stationary checkpoints positioned along roadways sometimes is referred to as “vehicle to infrastructure,” or V2I.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84690.html?rss=1

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Walmart wants to deploy in-store drones

Tired of searching far-flung corners of a big box retail store for that item you want? Walmart may have a high-tech solution – the retail giant has filed a patent to use drones within its stores.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/walmart-wants-to-deploy-in-store-drones.html

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Attention Trump haters: Here's a wall you will want to build

The next form of protest by anti-Trumpers — as well as those who are simply tired of having their news feeds flooded with all things Trump — will be the construction of a virtual wall across the internet to make Trump an “internet refugee” on Monday, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/17/attention-trump-haters-heres-wall-will-want-to-build.html

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How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates

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Tired of Windows 10 rebooting out from under you while you try to get work done? There’s a solution for that.

The post How to stop Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243620-stop-windows-10-automatically-rebooting-updates?source=Computing

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Facebook, Twitter join left-wing news orgs to 'improve the news'

Facebook and Twitter are tired of people using their social media platforms to spread what they believe is false information and low-quality news, so they’ve joined with a number of global news organizations to “improve” the quality of the news content they offer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/14/facebook-twitter-join-left-wing-news-orgs-to-improve-news.html

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Apple wants you to know that it loves AI more than you realize

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Tired of getting sand kicked in its face by high-profile AI efforts from Google and Facebook, Apple opens the kimono to reveal that it is using AI technologies throughout its product line

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234639-apple-wants-you-to-know-that-it-loves-ai-more-than-you-realize

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Year-End Intelligence


There’s always an aphorism about Santa, stockings and year-end funding news, but I am tired of them so I’ll let you imagine one. However, the funding news is so good from so many sources that I thought it worthwhile to mention a few items — there are patterns emerging. First, Salesforce bought MinHash, according to news reports. That’s not a funding event proper, but it does provide some modicum of cash to the founders, who henceforth will be Salesforce employees. They presumably will enjoy the holidays.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82885.html?rss=1

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Boston’s solar-powered benches charge your phone

If you’re someone who’s tired of having your phone die on you while you’re watching your kid or feeding the pigeons, Boston’s pilot program might interest you. The city is installing solar-powered benches, which allow certain smartphones and other devices to charge while you become one with man-made nature, as reported by The Boston Globe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/30/bostons-solar-powered-benches-charge-your-phone-while-youre-one-with-man-made/

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