Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Japan’s irresistible cult of cuteness - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ... being rewarded with a relaxing hit of ... started putting out cute cars, such ... childlike font last year, released a prototype self-driving ... 07/23/2016 - 12:38 pm | View Link
MarketStorm Global Review the Top 10 Start Ups of 2016 to Date - WMBF So far, it's only in beta in New York City. Otto Otto have developed self-driving trucks which could hit the streets before self-driving cars. 07/23/2016 - 9:04 am | View Link
US shuts down world's largest torrent site KickassTorrents is down ... - CNET.co.uk 2. He says you'll see cars with solar ... The company will improve self driving and aim to make it ten times ... For a week ago, hit up ... 07/23/2016 - 8:03 am | View Link
Nader: Tech not ready for fully autonomous cars - Detroit News ... advocate Ralph Nader has serious reservations about fully self-driving cars, and says they’re far from being ready to hit the highways. 07/22/2016 - 12:28 pm | View Link
NASA lets Curiosity fire its own laser on Mars - Red Orbit ... smarter rover that can pick its own samples is completely in line with self-driving cars and other smart ... enables these targets to be hit on ... 07/22/2016 - 10:24 am | View Link
The Death of Self-Driving Cars? Self-driving cars may have taken a hit in public perception after the recent tragedy, but time will prove that a trend this huge can’t be stopped. Sam Volkering is Editor for Money Morning and its small-cap and technology analyst. He’s not interested ... 07/21/2016 - 6:11 pm | View Link
Self-Driving Cars: A Good Investment? They are the perfect target market for hands-free (Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) calls their technology ProPilot) and self-driving cars. The futurists hit the bulls-eye when they advised carmakers to go in the smartcar direction ten years ago. I suggest not ... 07/21/2016 - 10:26 am | View Link
U.S. regulator weighs requiring Federal OK before self-driving cars can hit road Federal officials could begin requiring pre-approval of automated driving technologies before they can be used on public roads, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “I’ve been encouraging our team to think about … the extent to ... 07/20/2016 - 10:17 am | View Link
Data, Public Perception and the Tesla Crash: Exploring Options for the Self-Driving Car Industry SAN FRANCISCO — It was only mentioned a couple of times, and still the looming specter of Tesla Motors’ first death while one of its cars was in self-driving mode ... displaying a sign that read “Tesla don’t hit me!” The group that put it there ... 07/19/2016 - 12:59 pm | View Link
Self-Driving Cars Crashing Into Our Future There’s a lot to recommend self-driving cars when and if they might work better than human drivers. Senior citizens can be slow to hit the brakes and can tragically make a mental error in distinguishing between the brake and gas pedals, as Santa Monica ... 07/19/2016 - 9:12 am | View Link
Self Driving Cars The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and ... 07/19/2016 - 4:49 pm | View Website
Baidu’s Self-Driving Car Has Hit the Road | WIRED Baidu's self-driving car has hit the road. Baidu. China’s first fully self-driving car has hit the road. Today, Baidu, the “Chinese Google,” announced its ... 07/18/2016 - 10:45 am | View Website
10 Million Self-Driving Cars Will Be On The Road By 2020 ... Self-driving cars are no longer a futuristic idea. Companies like Mercedes, BMW, and Tesla have already released, or are soon to release, self-driving ... 06/15/2016 - 3:24 am | View Website
Self-driving trucks will hit the road more quickly than ... This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Much of the talk about self ... 04/28/2016 - 9:58 am | View Website
Self-driving cars to hit UK roads in Volvo trial Self-driving cars are hitting the public roads of Britain as Volvo brings semi-autonomous vehicles to London's streets next year. In early 2017 a small ... 04/27/2016 - 7:57 am | View Website
BIDDEFORD — Officer Liz Coleman tries to ease her children’s fears whenever she slips into her uniform and heads to work, but it’s not always easy.
When they hear stories of police officers killed on the job, Coleman’s three children worry that their mom is in danger.
“They’ll ask me if I have to go to work.
Almost everyone agrees that the cost of electricity in Maine and New England is too high. Almost everyone, that is, except the region’s power plant owners.
They’ve recently stepped up their opposition to plans aimed at lowering wholesale natural gas prices by expanding pipeline capacity. These plans would pump more fuel to power plants when electricity demand peaks, increasing supply to gas-fired generators that now provide half of the region’s power.
Environmental and citizen groups grab headlines in the fight over new gas pipelines.
AUGUSTA — Maine Gov. Paul LePage likes to jot down and fire off personal notes – notes to lawmakers, citizens or just about anybody else who happens to either please him or displease him.
In June 2015, he sent this message to state Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport:
“It is apparent that the Republicans in the Senate and House have not only thrown the Governor under the bus, but now want to take his executive powers.
Call me old and cranky, but I’m ready to throttle Progressive Corp. and its persistent quest to raise auto insurance premiums for Maine drivers of a certain age.
Why? Because, as I prepare to turn 62 this week, I’m a better driver than I’ve ever been, that’s why.
And because when I turn 65 three years hence, the last thing I’ll be in the mood to do is feed the insurance industry’s need for greed.
More on all of that in a minute.
Today, the cost of the average wedding is $32,600 — a budget many would find difficult to stick to in North Jersey — and couples are entering first-marriages roughly half a decade later than they did in 1990. And not surprisingly, many families have been revisiting, and revising, the old traditions.