Elon Musk trolls Amazon’s Jeff Bezos after claiming title of ‘World’s Richest Person’


Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk trolled Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on Twitter earlier today after reclaiming the title of World’s Richest Person, tracked by Forbes.

BMWs to feature in-car intelligent personal assistant

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The BMW Group is introducing the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant—a new proprietary in-car AI assistant intended to enhance the BMW driving experience. The BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant will debut in 2019 and mark the start of a new era in which drivers will increasingly be able to operate their car and access its functions and information through voice control. BMW’s Intelligent Personal Assistant combines with the new BMW Operating System 7.0

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Forget JPEG, How Would a Person Compress a Picture?

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We created a similarly human-based scheme that we hope will also inspire ambitious future applications. Was it not the same person because the friend's jaw was more angular? We believe that the future of image compression lies in the hybridization of human and machine.

Toyota launches 3-wheeled battery-electric scooter for walking areas

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In addition to being environmentally friendly, the vehicle takes up a similar amount of space as a single person, and travels at typical human walking speeds. Batteries Electric (Battery) Micromobility Personal Transit

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Elon Musk’s SNL gig resulted in ‘seismic shift’ to CEO’s personal brand, says expert


According to Eric Schiffer , a Mensa member and leading expert in media and branding, Elon Musk was able to initiate a notable shift in his personal brand with his hosting gig. Elon Musk’s hosting gig at Saturday Night Live was, in a lot of ways, better than expected.

Lux Research: “The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong”

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In a note following the 2014 Automated Vehicle Symposium, Lux Research said : “ The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong. ” Lux participated in two separate sessions at the conference: the first around regional planning implications, and the second on personal vehicle automation commercialization. The rush to proclaim driverless cars as the near future for personal transport is, simply, wrong.

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Toyota unveils i-ROAD 3-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle concept at Geneva

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Toyota unveiled the new i-ROAD three-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle (PMV) concept at the Geneva motor show. Toyota is paving the way for several types of eco car to co-exist in the future, by adapting its Hybrid Synergy Drive technology for use in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). Electric (Battery) Personal Transit Urban mobilityi-ROAD concept showing Active Lean in action. Click to enlarge.

Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

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Ford Motor Company is mapping out a strategy to address the requirements for personal mobility in the context of the megatrend of increasing global urbanization, both in mature economies as well as in emerging markets. The Ford chairman had already begun talking about the future of urban personal mobility in the context of ever-increasing congestion at the TED2011 conference in Long Beach. Rough map of Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility. Click to enlarge.

Nissan announces new strategy for customer ownership experience; leveraging connected car, big data, and personalization

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The company anticipates that, as a result, connected car services and greater choice in accessories and personalization will increasingly drive growth in its aftersales business, anticipated to contribute 25% of aftersales revenue by 2022. In the future, Nissan cars will provide customers advance notice when servicing is needed, as well as automatically order parts to ensure dealership availability on customer visits. The ultimate goal is hyper-personalization.”

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Up close and personal with Volkswagen’s e-Golf carbon offset project: Garcia River Forest

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Benefits from the capture include odor reduction, improved water quality and future distributed renewable energy production. TCF, the manager of the Garcia River Forest Project, would like to enable its increasing number of redwood trees to reach the 1,000-year-old status of some of their neighbors, like this one. Click to enlarge.

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Bill Ford outlines “Blueprint for Mobility”, calls for automotive and telecommunications industries to collaborate to address coming personal mobility crisis

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Ford envisions a future of intelligent vehicles and a smart transportation system that will tie all modes of travel into a single network and payment system. Public and personal transportation will be fully integrated to save time, conserve resources and lower emissions. Bill Ford began talking about the future of personal mobility in the context of ever-increasing congestion last year at the TED2011 conference in Long Beach.

Toyota to build prototype city of the future, powered by hydrogen fuel cells

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At CES, Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre (0.71 Building a complete city from the ground up, even on a small scale like this, is a unique opportunity to develop future technologies, including a digital operating system for the city’s infrastructure.

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Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan. The hubs connect to other vehicles, including personal vehicles, which serve as “spokes” and are used for travel to nearby areas.

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Audi Sphere concepts point to future design direction of an electric lineup

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Audi plans to unveil a trio of electric concept cars within the next 12-18 months, previewing the brand's future design direction as it shifts away from internal combustion.

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Ford launches app developer challenge to improve consumer understanding of personal fuel efficiency

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Ford launched a $50,000 challenge for software developers to write innovative apps to help consumers better understand and improve their personal fuel efficiency. Participants will have access to Ford’s OpenXC connectivity research platform as a sandbox to create and test their ideas for the Personalized Fuel Efficiency Apps Challenge. Many elements factor into personal fuel efficiency including weather, terrain, traffic conditions and individual driving styles.

2013 207

NYU-BMW i report explores future urban mobility; sustainability and resilience

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The NYU-BMW i study— Urban Mobility in the 21 st Century —predicts a future where growing cities will be inhabited by populations that, although less likely to own cars, will increasingly utilize a new generation of smaller, more efficient, sustainable and networked vehicles to get around. In Western Europe, single-person households are a larger percentage of total households (31%) than they are in North America.

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Public sidewalk trials of Toyota personal mobility robot to start in Japan

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The City of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are to begin public sidewalk demonstration trials tomorrow of the “Winglet”, a TMC-developed personal transport assistance robot ridden in a standing position. The trials, scheduled to run until the end of March 2016, are aimed to verify the safety, functionality and convenience of the Winglet so it can be used on public sidewalks in the future.

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IBM automotive study sees consumer co-creation, greater personalized driving, but not widespread fully autonomous driving by 2025

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The study forecasts that while the automotive industry will offer a greater personalized driving experience by 2025, fully autonomous vehicles or fully automated driving will not be as commonplace as some think. Personal mobility. During the Automotive News World Congress this week, IBM released results of its new Automotive 2025 Global Study , outlining an industry ripe for disruptive changes that are breaking down borders of the automotive ecosystem.

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BMW provides first look at future BMW iX electric SAV; US launch in 2022

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With time still to go before expected US market launch in early 2022, and with the series development phase ongoing, BMW provided a first look ahead at the future BMW iX. The BMW iX is the first model based on a new, modular, scalable architecture on which the future of the BMW Group will be built. In so doing, it embodies the character of the BMW i brand, the mission of which is to transform personal mobility.

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Feature: Are Electric Fire Trucks in the Near Future?

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Hybrid and fully electric vehicles are already available for a variety of commercial and personal uses. The Future of Electric Emergency Vehicles. The post Feature: Are Electric Fire Trucks in the Near Future? Another Niche Filled by an Electric Version.

EGEB: Vertical turbines could be the future of wind energy


UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. more… The post EGEB: Vertical turbines could be the future of wind energy appeared first on Electrek.

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GM enters commercial agreement with and invests in Powermat, a personal device inductive charging company

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General Motors and Powermat, a provider of wireless charging technology for mobile personal devices, announced a commercial agreement that will eliminate the need for charging cords for personal electronic devices in many future Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac products beginning mid-2012. Chevy Volt Powermat. Click to enlarge.

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The Turbulent Past and Uncertain Future of Artificial Intelligence

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Yes, it's possible that we're in for yet another AI winter in the not-so-distant future. Gartner hype cycle , and although the funding for AI has reached an all-time high, there's scant evidence that there's a fizzle in our future.

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While At Tesla’s AI Day Event, I Saw The Future Being Shaped

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Can you imagine what it was like to witness that moment that forever changed the path of humanity — in person? The post While At Tesla’s AI Day Event, I Saw The Future Being Shaped appeared first on EV Obsession.

Brain-Inspired AI Will Enable Future Medical Implants

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In the future, implantable devices using more specialized versions of this technology might be able to detect unusual electrical signals and medical concerns from within a person's body. For now, the researchers said, the technology is nowhere near being used inside a person.

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SAE New Energy Vehicle Forum: China’s focus on NEVs may have profound impact on future of transportation

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The details of that specific situation may result in an electric vehicle parc somewhat different than in Western countries, other speakers noted, and may indeed—given the obvious scale of the China market—herald a major transformation in transportation, including the type and role of personal vehicles, others suggested. They believe that the future belongs to the use and integration of technologies that are cost-effective and mature and gradually making progress for the future.

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IoT in Electric Vehicles: A Success Factor For the Future

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How IoT is shaping our present and the future? Consider two persons Ted and Jake. IoT has been a buzzword for the last couple of years and It is changing the very way of our life and the world around us. Do we use IoT in Electric Vehicles ?

GM Unveils EN-V Concepts for Future Urban Mobility

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It is an evolution from the platform of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility (P.U.M.A.) The three EN-V models unveiled in Shanghai represent three different characteristics that emphasize the nature of future transportation: Jiao (Pride), Miao (Magic) and Xiao (Laugh). Shanghai is expected to become one of the epicenters for the establishment of personal mobility solutions for the future, according to GM. The Jiao EN-V model. Click to enlarge.

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Charged Future Helps Properties Install Electric Vehicle Chargers from A-Z

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This article was written by Darya Oreizi of Charged Future. What is Charged Future and Why Choose Them As Your EV Charging Consultant? . Charged Future was formed and managed by Darya Oreizi in late 2019.

2022 Chevy Bolt EUV teased: Does revised interface bridge the gap to future EVs?

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The image and brief video clip released confirm what Green Car Reports had already seen in person at a no-cameras preview of upcoming EVs in March—that the Bolt EUV will closely follow what’s

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Help Build the Future of Assistive Technology

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AT, in its most basic form, is anything that helps a person achieve enhanced performance, improved function, or accelerated access to information. The Future of Assistive Technology. So, what does the future have in store for AT? Help build the future of assistive technology!

Hyundai Motor Group reveals new electric scooter prototype; 20 km range

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The latest concept features in future Hyundai Motor Group plans to enable first- and last-mile mobility through integrating the scooter with future Hyundai and Kia vehicles. This is the vehicle-mounted personal scooter which could be featured in future Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Our personal electric scooter makes first- and last-mile commuting a joy, while helping to reduce congestion and emissions in city centers.

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MITEI releases report on 3-year study of future mobility; technological innovation, policies, and behavioral changes all needed; “car pride” an issue

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The report is the culmination of MITEI’s three-year Mobility of the Future study, which is part of MIT’s Plan for Action on Climate Change. The report highlights the importance of near-term action to ensure the long-term sustainability of personal mobility.

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Help shape the future of EV growth today

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Join an Electric Auto Association committee to impact the speed of EV adoption. By: April Bolduc, Electric Auto Association President The signs are clear, the interest in electric vehicles (EVs) has significantly picked up speed across the globe.

J.D. Power: Consumer sentiment on future mobility technologies lags far behind automakers plans

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Consumer confidence in future mobility technologies lags far behind automakers’ plans to bring self-driving and battery-electric vehicles to the marketplace, according to the J.D. Lack of knowledge is a huge roadblock for future adoption. However, automakers continue to encounter technical hurdles in their quest to achieve reliable self-driving personal vehicles. These surveys will give us a glimpse of that future as new consumer preferences form and stick.”.

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ExxonMobil expands participation in MIT Energy Initiative’s low-carbon research; Mobility of Future study

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The company’s membership in the Mobility Systems Center builds on its participation as a sponsor of MITEI’s Mobility of the Future study , which will be released in November. The study—part of MIT’s five-year Plan for Action on Climate Change—examines how the complex interactions between advanced drivetrain options, alternative fuels, refueling infrastructure, consumer choice, vehicle automation and government policy will shape the future for personal mobility.

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Feature: Are Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars The Future?

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In the automotive industry, there have already been great strides in creating a greener future. They offer a way for motorists to keep their personal cars while doing less damage to the environment. Are they the future of motoring? Are Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars The Future?

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Startup Byton: electric cars aren't the innovation; connectivity, personal tech features are

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Whether you're looking at Faraday Future or Lucid or Nio or Tesla, the co-founders of. Electric-car startup Byton understands that the road to success is littered with plenty of broken-down dreams. The new EV company's executives, though, figure things are different now, to the point that arriving a bit late to the party is actually a good thing. China CES plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Silicon Valley Consumer Electronics Show Startups Byton

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Honda to Debut New One-Person EV Concept at Geneva Along with European Intro of EV-N

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The Honda 3R-C, a new one-person battery electric vehicle concept, will make its world debut in Geneva alongside the EV-N concept, previously shown at the Tokyo Motor Show ( earlier post ), which will be displayed for the first time in Europe. The 3R-C three-wheeled battery electric vehicle concept shows what a future minimal urban transport vehicle for one person might look like. Two of Honda’s U3-X, electric personal mobility devices are attached to the inside of each door.

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Charge Smarter: EV Connect’s C-NOC Powers Up the Future of EV Charging Management

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The fuel of the future is here, and EV Connect’s mission is to build a better planet by enabling the distribution of electricity as a fuel. The key to a fully electric future will be streamlining the EV charging process for both drivers and station owners.

We Don’t Need a Jetsons Future, Just a Sustainable One

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For decades, our vision of the future has been stuck in a 1960s-era dream of science fiction embodied by The Jetsons and space travel. In fact, what if our vision of that particular technologically advanced future is all wrong?

Nissan IDS Concept previews future of autonomous driving and EVs

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan Motor unveiled a concept vehicle that embodies Nissan’s vision of the future of autonomous driving and EVs: the Nissan IDS Concept. From information concerning traffic conditions, the driver’s schedule to personal interests, Nissan IDS Concept’s AI works to help create a driving experience that is comfortable, enjoyable and safe.

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IEEE President’s Note: Investing in IEEE’s Financial Future

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My personal mission as an IEEE volunteer has been to work to make the institute the premier organization for technical professionals to engage with. As a strong investment in IEEE's future, NextGen upgrades our financial systems and advances the way we manage our business activities.