Employees conduct pedestrian crash prevention test at a vehicle research centre in Virginia, US. Reuters
Welcome to Singapore's self-drive test centre, complete with traffic lights and mock skyscrapers, which is at the heart of the city's push to become a hub for autonomous technology.
A 70-year-old man here rides long distances daily with 24 smartphones on his bicycle to chase his passion: hunting Pokemons.
"This public road permit is a major milestone ... and it is a step to commercialising autonomous technology on roads," the former Volvo executive told Reuters.
Smart speakers add a level of convenience to daily life, but there are also some privacy issues associated with using them. According to a recent report, it’s not just your Alexa smart speaker listening to you — Amazon employees may be listening, too.
Robots are coming increasingly under the scanner not just at the government level but also in social circles. They are believed to be able to perform a range of tasks, from doing domestic chores to taking care of the elderly and even conducting a human orchestra! In the
German business morale rose unexpectedly in February, a survey showed on Monday, easing recession fears in Europe’s largest economy and reflecting a slight improvement in its manufacturing sector, which has been struggling with falling exports.
Gold prices climbed more than 2 per cent on Monday to their highest since February 2013, as spikes in coronavirus cases in several countries outside China deepened worries about a hit to the global economic growth, prompting a flight to safe havens.