The coronavirus outbreak that began in China has spread to countries as far as Italy, Oman, France, Iran and South Korea, raising concerns among investors as the global economy is witnessing a slowdown. … [Read more...] about Reporter’s Take | Investors worried as COVID-19 spreads to Italy, France
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“I think Whitney’s presence was with us when we were shooting, and I think her knowing that I was involved and her family was there would have made her proud,” Robinson says. “To me, this is about remembering Whitney’s body of work. And it’s just like putting on a DVD of her performance and enjoying it, except with this you really feel like she’s back on that stage in front of you. There is a whole generation, including my son, who never had the chance to see Whitney perform, and it was important to me that they get that chance. I think this is a great way to honor her work and let people fall in love with her again.” … [Read more...] about The hologram concert revolution is here, whether you like it or not: Meet the company touring Whitney Houston and Buddy Holly
Why is California so expensive? Why is Florida so hot? My personal favorite: Why is Montana so big? These are the questions driving our collective brain trust! And in many cases, you’ll find a lot of overlap. For instance, people wonder why North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Michigan are so cold (c’mon people, how do you know the north is cold in Game of Thrones and not in North America?). And people wonder why North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas are so cheap. Shirley color-coded the map to show that overlap. … [Read more...] about See how Google Autocomplete describes every state in the U.S.
Regarding the incident, EasyMile said that the bus carrying the passenger who was thrown from her seat “made an emergency stop as it is programmed to do for safety.” The company also pointed out that while the NHTSA has ordered EasyMile to stop carrying passengers, its vehicles are still allowed on U.S. roads. The company said this was “a clear indication [the NHTSA] considers them safe for other road users.” … [Read more...] about U.S. regulators order self-driving bus operator EasyMile to stop carrying passengers
This kind of short-range, semi-smart vehicle might be the ideal wedge to drive into our driver-centric transport system. Who knows? One day we may look at human-piloted vehicles the same way that U.S. drivers look at cars with manual transmission–something for enthusiasts. … [Read more...] about Robot Buses Are Coming To America, To Pave The Way For Driverless Cars