The listings include a variety of roles, including mechanical, automotive NVH, vehicle safety, and reliability engineers. There are other positions for marketing, policy analysis, and even real estate and workplace services related to the project. The hiring spree suggests that Google is ramping up its self-driving car program.
"The self-driving car project aims to improve people’s lives by transforming mobility and making it easier and safer for everyone to get around, regardless of their ability to drive," reads the introduction to many of the job listings. "So far, we’ve self-driven over one million miles and are currently out on the streets (more…)
One look around YouTube reveals setups touting "The Beast," "Genesis" and others that promise access to current movies, cable TV and more without the issue of actually paying for any of them. Sales of these boxes on places like eBay or by resellers who load the software have become so popular that some believe it was behind Amazon’s UK shortage of Fire TV sticks last year. The biggest problem for the team behind Kodi is that some people, both in the industry and end-users who buy the boxes, think it is behind these sales, or the pirated content played on (more…)
Zumwalt destroyers are designed to attack land-based targets, a function that also suits the railgun perfectly. The projectiles have so much kinetic energy that they don’t need large explosive charges (see the video, below). That, in turn, lets them take the place of missiles for a fraction of the price. If the railgun is deployed on the USS Lyndon B. Johnson, scheduled for service in 2018, it will replace a forward 155mm gun that fires rocket-propelled weapons.
The Navy’s director of surface warfare, Pete Fanta last month mused that that the railgun could be deployed directly on battleships. Testing them (more…)
The X cam has a dual 13MP / 5MP rear camera setup to go with a curved finish up front, while the X screen steals its small always-on second-screen display feature from the V10, with a 1.76-inch screen that displays notifications, battery life and other info. We’re learn more about these phones in a week at Mobile World Congress 2016, and LG says they’re coming to certain Asia, Europe and Latin America markets next month.
Article originally from: http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/14/lgs-specialist-phones-each-bring-one-high-end-feature/
Irrational security fears around cloud security are preventing sound decision making by CIOs, according to Gartner.Article originally from: http://www.cio.co.uk/blogs/technology-productivity/are-cloud-security-fears-preventing-good-decision-making-3633908/
Employees want to increase efficiency, but bringing their own apps into the workplace can be a big security risk. How can this be managed?Article originally from: http://www.cio.co.ukhttp://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/clk?id=583902656&iu=/8456/IDG.UK_Clk_Tracking
What CIOs, business technology executives, and thought leaders had to say in 2015 about cloud computing. PLUS: what you need to know…Article originally from: http://www.cio.co.uk/insight/cloud-computing/cloud-computing-2015-cio-review-3590590/
Fitness First CIO Ed Hutt discusses the internet of things and how devices, wearables and mobility are affecting his digital strategy in…Article originally from: http://www.cio.co.uk/insight/devices/fitness-first-cio-ed-hutt-connecting-fitness-internet-of-things-3633418/