Tesla begins rolling out Autopilot 2.0 update
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Only to select handful of Enhanced Autopilot customers for now


Just before the new year began to roll in across the globe, Tesla announced a significant software update to its Autopilot feature for a select handful of “Hardware 2” vehicles produced after October 2016 that enable full self-driving capabilities.

Hyundai developing hydrogen fuel cell SUV with 348 mile range
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Competes with Honda Clarity and Toyota Mirai


According to a recent report, Hyundai has been developing a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell SUV as a successor to the Tucson Fuel Cell SUV released in 2014.

Apple cuts iPhone production by 10 percent this quarter
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Device activations still top holiday charts


Apple is expected to cut back its production of iPhone devices by about 10 percent in the first financial quarter of 2017 due to slower than expected sales, according to a Nikkei daily report filed on Thursday.

Flexible AMOLED panel shipments to reach 150 million this year
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Apple to receive 40 million of them


Next year, the number of flexible AMOLED panels being shipped worldwide for use in smartphones is expected to triple from its current volume of 50 million units, according to the latest industry estimates.

Foxconn aims to replace almost entire workforce with robots
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30 percent automation in China by 2020


According to the latest reports from Foxconn executives, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer now plans to replace nearly its entire human workforce with automated machines over three testing phases, due to advancements in the number of robots it can produce per year.

Tesla autopilot showing signs of improvement
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Thursday, 29 December 2016 08:23

Tesla autopilot showing signs of improvement


94 percent of crashes attributed to human error

Telsa’s autopilot navigation system has been featured in the news several times since its introduction in October 2014, mostly due to several fatalities that have occurred this past year and have been under investigation by review boards.

Apple formally enters the field of AI research with new paper
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Begins focus on improving synthetic training models


Earlier this month, Apple’s director of AI Research Russ Salakhutdinov announced that the company would soon begin publishing research in the field of artificial intelligence, suggesting that the company is keen on improving its relationships with academia and gaining some professional recognition in the process.

ASUS and Gigabyte plan restructuring of mobile units
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No longer seeing growth in certain units

Since the first half of 2016, Asustek Computer has experienced a rapid decline of sales in its tablet businesses, while Gigabyte has not seen much profitability from its PC accessories unit.

Huawei, Oppo, Vivo to sell 500 million smartphones in 2017
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Impressive gains this year behind Samsung and Apple

According to the latest estimates within the smartphone supply chain, China’s top-three vendors are expected to ship a combined total of 500 million devices in 2017, or roughly one third of all global smartphone shipments.

SK Hynix to construct new facility in South Korea
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SK Hynix is runner-up in NAND flash next to Samsung

SK Hynix announced on Friday that it will be constructing a new fabrication facility at its factory in Cheongju, South Korea to meet increasing demand for NAND flash components.