the fully autonomous … branded cars will start hitting … around 2020 and 2021
“…DRIVE PX 2 AI car platform began shipping just one year ago, more than 225 car and truck makers, suppliers, research organizations, and start-ups have begun developing with it…” “…NVIDIA expected its DRIVE PX 2 platform to be capable of delivering Level 3 autonomy for cars, trucks, and shuttles by the end of the year, and Level 4 autonomy by the end of 2018…”
Infographic : Visualizing the Massive $15.7 Trillion Impact of AI
Google and Walmart are partnering on voice shopping in a challenge to Amazon’s Alexa
The solar eclipse was bigger for Facebook than any of the last four Super Bowls.
Facebook says 66 million people “interacted” with the social network for the eclipse.
Uber drivers have earned $50 million in tips in just over 50 days
Full transcript: Lyft Director of Product Taggart Matthiesen on Recode Decode
Salesforce slides past its $10B annual run rate target
This European country may hold an ICO and issue its own cryptocurrency
Ofcom Communications Market Report (3 August 2017) UK Stats
3h32minutes spent watching broadcast TV per day
183 minutes spent listening to radio per day (among radio listeners)
25.3 million : Number of fixed broadband connections
10.8 million: Number of superfast broadband connections
36.2 Mbit /s : Average actual fixed broadband speed
“…While 91% of UK adults watched live TV in an average week in 2016, data from BARB show that the amount of me UK adults spend watching has fallen since 2010, with a decline in average daily viewing me of 36 minutes (-14%) to 3 hours 51 minutes per adult (16+) per day in 2016…”
The hyperloop just had its fastest test yet, nearly hitting 200 mph
California Goes All In – 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2045…It would set in place a goal to produce 50 percent renewable energy by 2030 and 100 percent renewable energy by 2045…
Ikea now sells solar panels and batteries in the UK
The BBC just built an experimental iPlayer that knows who you are by your voice
“…Apple sold 41 million iPhones during the quarter, up slightly from 40.4 million a year earlier, while Mac sales rose slightly to 4.29 million units from 4.25 million units in the year-ago quarter following the introduction of a number of updated Macs in June…”
Game of Thrones script reportedly obtained by hackers
“...Instagram is most popular for people younger than 25, who the company says spend an average of more than 32 minutes a day on the photo-sharing app…“
Mozilla launches experimental voice search, file-sharing and note-taking tools for Firefox
The Makers of Roomba Want to Share Maps of Users’ Homes With Smart Tech Companies
Tesla saw about 63,000 cancellations of Model 3 preorders. The company had a total of 518,000 preorders but 455,000 net orders at last count.
Jack Dorsey wants Wall Street to know that Square Cash can be a real business. Square Cash, the company’s free, digital money-transfer service.
Tesla is worth more than Ford and GM, despite having just 1 percent of their sales
Since the iPhone launched, Apple has made as much as Microsoft and Alphabet combined
Blockchain-Enabled Electric Car Charging Comes to California.”…the company launched a beta test of a distributed, peer-to-peer charging marketplace in California that lets drivers pay each other for use of their home chargers…“