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What Caught Our Eye This Week
Jun 30, 2022

Velodyne-Boston Dynamics, Autonomous Trucking, Self-Driving Doubts Grow

Pedestrian Rights Move to the Forefront in Traffic Safety Report
Jun 29, 2022

As pedestrian deaths spike, a report from the National Safety Council signals a fundamental shift in focus from passengers to passersby.

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Semiconductor Inventory Cut Looming, or Just a Scare?
Jun 29, 2022

Samsung’s cutback signals the next inventory reduction cycle in response to inflationary pressures.

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‘Road Safety for All’ Raises Stakes for Automakers
Jun 28, 2022

ADAS features designed to protect pedestrians take on importance in upcoming spin of NHTSA new-car safety rating system.

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Why Drivers Should Fund Rail
Jun 27, 2022

Revenues from road users ought not be committed primarily to roads.

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What Caught Our Eye This Week
Jun 23, 2022

Electronics inside Russian weapons, security hole in Mega cloud, China’s space-based solar power station

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Investors Lobby Feds to Expand Tech Partnerships
Jun 22, 2022

A ‘deep-tech’ investment fund emerges as a key player in the drive to revive U.S. semiconductor manufacturing.

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NXP Drives Automotive Chip Race Without Big Brains
Jun 22, 2022

The chip maker hopes to bring together all the software for a next-generation vehicle platform – but without a big, central CPU at the wheel.

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RISC-V’s CTO on the Art of Herding Cats
Jun 21, 2022

Managing a fast-growing open-source community is not for the fainthearted, but Mark Himelstein keeps the new specs coming.

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China’s Achilles’ Heel
Jun 20, 2022

The nation’s intractable disunity may offer an opening for Western industrialists.

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Ted Tewksbury. CEO, Velodyne Lidar