The Rumored Apple Car Is Bad News for Elon

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Hey, everyone. As we creep into a year of lockdown, I am buoyed by the vaccine and terrified by the variants. Triple masks, anyone?
“Where should we go next?” asked Steve Jobs. It was almost exactly 10 years ago, and Apple’s CEO wasn’t asking for advice, but rather opening up the subject of Apple’s future, one that would unfold without him. I was meeting him informally, alongside fellow reporter John Markoff, with the […]
The Rumored Apple Car Is Bad News for Elon

“Spending Real Money to Get Something You Can't Even Really Explain”: What the Hell Is Going …

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Bill Gates hates it. Elon Musk loves it. Janet Yellen kind of, sort of likes it; but she definitely doesn’t want any of it. Jack Dorsey is obsessed with it. Mark Zuckerberg wants to copy it (what else is new). Snoop Dogg, Serena Williams, and Ashton Kutcher could potentially make a small fortune on it, as have some of the world’s nerdiest nerds. There are economists who predict it’s going to be worth $1 million one day, […]
“Spending Real Money to Get Something You Can't Even Really Explain”: What the Hell Is Going …

Potential IBM Watson Health Sale Puts Focus on Data Challenges

International Business Machines Corp.’s decision to explore a sale of its Watson Health business highlights the challenges of building data sets that unlock the full value of artificial intelligence in solving healthcare problems.
From the start,

IBM

said massive data sets were core to its mission to help doctors tackle big problems like diagnosing and curing cancer. A company spokeswoman Tuesday said that IBM Watson Health is committed to leading the market in […]
Potential IBM Watson Health Sale Puts Focus on Data Challenges

AeroVironment Acquires Progeny Systems Corporation's Intelligent Systems Group

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced it has acquired Progeny Systems Corporation’s Intelligent Systems Group (ISG), a leader in the development of artificial intelligence-enabled computer vision, machine learning and perceptive autonomy technologies and provider of related services to United States government customers. The acquisition will significantly accelerate AeroVironment’s development of advanced autonomy […]
AeroVironment Acquires Progeny Systems Corporation's Intelligent Systems Group

Clubhouse Won Over Elon Musk. Now It's Conquering the World.

(Bloomberg Opinion) — “This is awesome. I didn’t even know it existed a week ago.” That’s how a lot of people are reacting to Clubhouse, the social-media startup that’s becoming a sensation. Except in this case, the new fan was Elon Musk, who had just made his first appearance on the app, a voice-and-audio driven platform that lets people hold live discussions based on any number of topics and interests, with thousands sometimes in attendance. Musk was a Jan. 31 guest on “Good […]
Clubhouse Won Over Elon Musk. Now It's Conquering the World.