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Porsche 911 Carrera S manual test drive

For car fans, and lovers of a true analog experience when driving a car, it seems time is running out — the electric revolution is coming soon.  Sure, sales of EVs are around 2.7% of total car sales here in the U.S,, but we all see the writing on the wall, from Detroit to Düsseldorf: the gas-powered car is dying. At the IAA Mobility Conference in Munich this week, automakers debuted a slew of new electrified cars coming out in the not too distant future. Porsche (POAHY) was one of them. The… Source link

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Yandex to test robotaxis in Moscow

Russian tech giant Yandex plans to start testing driverless taxis in Moscow later this year. The ‘robotaxis’ will be operated via the app Yandex.Go. Initially, the service will be limited to Yasenevo, a district in the Russian capital. Over time, there will be more locations and more cars. Russian law does not allow driverless vehicles without an ‘emergency driver’ at the wheel. Exceptions can be made in Special Economic Zones, such as Innopolis, a tech city in… Source link

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Russian tech firm Yandex to test self-driving taxis in Moscow this year | The Mighty 790 KFGO

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Adventurous Muscovites may soon be able to travel around parts of Moscow in driverless taxis as Russian tech giant Yandex plans to start testing the autonomous vehicles in the city this year, the company said on Wednesday. Yandex, which operates a raft of services from online search to food delivery, has been testing self-driving technology for more than three years in Russia, Israel and the United States. Robotaxis will available through the company’s Yandex.Go… Source link

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Russian tech firm Yandex to test self-driving taxis in Moscow this year

A view shows a fragment of a Hyundai Sonata automobile during an event, organized by Yandex company to present the new generation of its self-driving car developed in cooperation with Hyundai, in Moscow, Russia May 27, 2020. Picture taken May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov MOSCOW, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Adventurous Muscovites may soon be able to travel around parts of Moscow in driverless taxis as Russian tech giant Yandex (YNDX.O) plans to start testing the autonomous vehicles in the city… Source link

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Federal Reserve announces new capital ratios for large banks following stress test

By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday how much each large bank that underwent the most recent stress test will have to hold on their books as capital cushions. The capital requirements for each of the 34 banks are based on how well each firm performed in the June test, and will take effect on Oct. 1. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley were directed to hold the largest amount of capital to guard against losses, facing ratios of 13.4% and 13.2%,… Source link

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Elizabeth Holmes fails to keep customer complaints, test results out of criminal fraud trial

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – MAY 4: Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes leaves the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building with her defense team in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (Photo by Nhat V. Meyer/MediaNews Group/Mercury News via Getty Images) A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request from former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to keep customer complaints, test results, and a regulatory report out of her upcoming criminal fraud trial connected to her failed blood-testing… Source link

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Bitcoin leaps 12% to test recent peaks, ether hits 3-week high

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Cryptocurrencies popped to the top of recent ranges on Monday as short sellers bailed out in the wake of a strong week and while traders hoped a handful of positive comments from influential investors might signal a turnaround in fragile sentiment. Bitcoin rose as far as 12.5% to hit $39,850, its highest since mid-June during the Asia session, while ether hit a three-week peak of $2,344. On the heels of bitcoin’s best week in almost three months, the move put… Source link

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Netflix will face its biggest test yet when it breaks into gaming

This article was first featured in Yahoo Finance Tech, a weekly newsletter highlighting our original content on the industry. Get it sent directly to your inbox every Wednesday by 4 p.m. ET. Subscribe The video game business will be harder for Netflix than streaming Netflix (NFLX) may need to reinvent itself as people become unglued to their couches and streaming competition from the likes of Disney (DIS) and Amazon (AMZN) heats up. Just Tuesday, Netflix reported a third-quarter new subscriber… Source link

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Google update will allow digital Covid-19 vaccination cards and test results to be stored on Android devices – TechCrunch

Google is making it possible to store digital versions of either Covid-19 test results or vaccination cards on users’ Android devices. The company on Wednesday announced it’s updating its Passes API, which will give developers at healthcare organizations, government agencies, and other organizations authorized by public health authorities the ability to create digital versions of tests and vaccination cards which can then be saved directly to the user’s device. The Passes API is… Source link

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Should Big Test remain as gatekeeper of higher education?

Colleges are increasingly making standardized tests optional for applicants, leading to questions about whether or not the companies profiting from broad-based testing should be the de facto gatekeepers of the higher education admissions system. “The test prep industry has become a multi-billion dollar industry, and it’s growing and expanding at a high rate,” Susan Paterno, a professor of English and director of the journalism program at Chapman University and previously served on a… Source link

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