But many businesses that turned to cloud providers still handled at least part of their computing inside their own data centers. This was either for speed reasons - connecting to a cloud data center takes time for data to travel over the internet - or to meet legal or regulatory requirements about where data must be stored. … [Read more...] about Oracle offers to put its new cloud technology inside customer data centers
Tesla Inc is "very close" to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Thursday, referring to the capability to navigate roads without any driver input."I'm extremely confident that level 5 or essentially complete autonomy will happen and I think will happen very quickly," Musk said in remarks made via a video message at the opening of Shanghai's annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC)."I remain confident that we will have the basic functionality for level 5 autonomy complete this year."Automakers and tech companies including Alphabet Inc Waymo and Uber Technologies are investing billions in the autonomous driving industry.However industry insiders have said it would take time for the technology to get ready and public to trust autonomous vehicles fully.The California-based automaker currently builds cars with an Autopilot driver-assistance system.Tesla is also developing new heat-projection or cooling systems to enable more … [Read more...] about Tesla ‘very close’ to level 5 autonomous driving technology: Elon Musk
“I’m extremely confident that level 5 or essentially complete autonomy will happen and I think will happen very quickly,” Musk said in remarks made via a video message at the opening of Shanghai’s annual World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC). … [Read more...] about Tesla ‘very close’ to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says
“But there’s a bright light in it,” Craig said. “The third investigator assigned to this discovered problems. The video wasn’t as clear as he felt it should be. The fact that he just didn’t like the totality of the case. He notified the prosecutor’s office. ... I applaud the detective who did it right.” … [Read more...] about Detroit says ‘shoddy’ work led to arrest tied to technology
By Rajiv SaxenaPolice in Detroit, while investigating, were trying to figure out who stole five watches from a Shinola retail store. Authorities mentioned that the thief took off with an estimated $3,800 worth of merchandise. Investigators pulled a security video that had recorded the incident from cameras installed in the store and neighbourhood, which is very common in the US. Detectives zoomed in on the grainy footage and ran the person who appeared to be primary through ‘facial recognition software’. A hit came back: Robert Julian - Borchak Williams, 42, of Farmington Hills, Michigan, about 25 miles northwest of Detroit.In January, police pulled up to Williams' home and arrested him while he stood on his front lawn in front of his wife and two daughters, ages 2 and 5, who cried as they watched their father being taken away in the patrol car. His wife, Melissa Williams, wanted to know where police were taking her husband. “Google it,” she recalls an officer … [Read more...] about Will facial recognition technology bring ethical ‘sea changes’ in governance?