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March Driverless Roundup: Fatal Arizona Accident Questions, Trump Admin Listening Summit, and London’s Public Pods

March was another intense month in the world of autonomous driving, with some critical safety setbacks, government feedback and advancements for the burgeoning technology.

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Why The Demand For System Engineers Is So High

As technology increases in complexity, some companies are finding their once single-discipline products have morphed into the sort of multi-disciplinary systems that only system engineers are trained to manage.

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Driverless Roundup: Autonomous Cars Summit, Elon Musk and more

February Driverless Roundup

Competition in the autonomous vehicle space continues to intensity, as government regulators search for answers and philosophers ponder the technology’s sense of morality.

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What Did We Learn: SnapChat Spectacles

What Did We Learn: Snapchat Spectacles

How did a company with more than 187 million daily active users manage to sell this product to only .08% of them?

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CES 2018 Las Vegas

Driverless Roundup: CES 2018 Edition

This year’s CES cemented the fact that the age of driverless vehicles is upon us.

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Top Consumer Electronics Innovations 2018

Top CES 2018 Innovations in AI, Health and Home

Although the booths and displays have been taken down and packed up, the innovations unveiled will undoubtedly shape the coming years across many sectors.

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Who Is Responsible for Accidents in Driverless Cars?

Who Is Responsible for Accidents in Driverless Cars?

Public opinion appears to be leaning toward ascribing blame to manufacturers and software engineers.

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Why The Greatest Threat To The United States Is Our Own Self-Defense

During a December panel at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California, moderator Trish Regan of Fox News asks, “Who do you consider to be the biggest threat in terms of having the most cutting-edge technology for their military right now?”

Simple question, right?

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Top 6 Innovations from Stanford's Health Hackathon

Top 6 Innovations from Stanford’s Health Hackathon

At the second-annual Health++, Stanford’s Health Hackathon, some of the brightest engineering, product design and technology minds in the world came together to put their knowledge and passion to use in an attempt to alleviate some of the world’s heaviest health challenges.

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What did we learn from the Juicero launch failures?

What Did We Learn: Juicero

Juicero was the toast of Silicon Valley investors. Until it wasn’t.

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FDA medical device announcements

New FDA Announcements Seek to Spur Medical Device Innovation, Modernize Regulatory Process

“We’re finding that in some parts of our regulatory portfolio, our traditional approach to overseeing certain health care products does not easily fit the types of innovations that are being developed,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. writes in a recent statement.

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Tesla Unveils Semi-Autonomous Semi Truck

Driverless Roundup: Tesla Unveils Semi-Autonomous Semi Truck, GM and Cruise Eye Self-Driving Ride Service Launch, and Other News

It seems like every day companies make news by unveiling the latest in autonomous driving technology. Here are some recent updates as the world of self-driving vehicles keeps cruising…

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Semiconductor Industry On Track For Best Year Ever

Semiconductors are surging. Recently, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors hit $107.9 billion for the third quarter of 2017, making it the industry’s highest-ever quarterly sales and soaring to an increase of 10.2% over the previous quarter.

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US Regulators Eye Rollbacks for Self-Driving Cars

We may still need roads, but in the future, it’s looking like steering wheels and brake pedals might not be all that necessary.

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NAVAIR looking into model-based systems engineering.

Navy Looks to Improve Development Process for Aircraft, Weapons

The United States’ Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is looking to advance its development process for aircraft and weapons, and at least one commander believes ditching paper will be the path forward.

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Iot Security Concerns.

IoT Security Concerns Spark Focus on Product Development

The burden of ensuring hackers don’t gain access to unsecured connected devices can’t totally fall on consumers. Improved security for smart devices is also the responsibility of companies creating these products, and many are being called on to step up their game.

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Requirements can improve the growing software apocalypse. Requirements can improve the growing software apocalypse.

Could Improving Requirements Management Stop a Software Apocalypse?

The marriage of hardware and software is no longer a niche trend in product design….

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Cruise Generation 3 Mass Production

GM and Cruise Ready Mass Production of Driverless Cars

We’re roaring toward a future where self-driving cars are everywhere, but recent news from Cruise…

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What we learned from the Lily Robotics launch

What Did We Learn: Lily Robotics

Misfires are tough for companies to endure, but they can also provide excellent lessons for…

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How online reviews affect value

How Online Reviews Affect A Product’s Perceived Value

Today, most consumers research products online before purchasing. Doesn’t matter if the product is B2C…

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