Google will add more partners for self-driving cars: exec

DETROIT (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google wants to form more partnerships with established automakers and suppliers this year to accelerate its work on self-driving cars, the head of the Google project said on Tuesday.


Obama administration to announce efforts to boost self-driving cars

DETROIT (Reuters) – The Obama administration will announce efforts to boost self-driving cars on Thursday, and President Barack Obama may discuss advanced transportation efforts in his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday, according to government officials.

UPDATE 1-Google will add more partners for self-driving cars-exec

DETROIT, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google wants to form more partnerships with established automakers and suppliers this year to accelerate its work on self-driving cars, the head of the…

House of Representatives backs broader North Korea sanctions, after nuclear test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously on Tuesday to pass legislation that would broaden sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear program, days after Pyongyang announced it had tested a powerful nuclear device.


Does Anyone Really Care About The Internet Of Things?

Last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) put a spotlight on Internet of Things (“IOT”) and the smart home. Has it now arrived? I’m skeptical because I don’t yet see the killer app.

Puerto Rico creditors holding their own restructuring talks: sources

SAN JUAN/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s creditors are not waiting for the island to make the first move in the next round of debt restructuring talks, discussing among themselves possible alternatives to a broad exchange offer being pushed by the U.S. commonwealth, several sources said this week. 


UPDATE 1-U.S. House backs broader North Korea sanctions, after nuclear test

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously on Tuesday to pass legislation that would broaden sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear program, days after…

Ars talks connected cars and tech incubators with Jaguar Land Rover

Matt Jones shows Ars the CES concept that Jaguar Land Rover and Intel put together, and discusses the company’s tech incubator in Portland, Oregon. Video shot/edited by Nathan Fitch (video link)

LAS VEGAS—If you’re a car nerd, you may know that Jaguar is based in Coventry, England. If you’re a super-duper car nerd like me, you might also know that its main technology center is on a former RAF base in Gaydon, next door to Aston Martin. But did you know that it also has a tech center in Portland, Oregon? At CES we spoke to Matt Jones, director of future technology for Jaguar Land Rover, to find out more.

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