“All the parts that come out will have the advantage of being compatible with this platform—this vision processor, this radar processor, this torque managment device,” said Matt Johnson, who’s in charge of NXP’s product lines, software, and automotive processors.The company, based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, instantly became the biggest supplier of automotive chips with its 2015 acquisition of the semiconductor manufacturing company Freescale.That compute-heavy task is a perfect fit for the company’s powerful graphics processors, or GPUs.These specialized parallel processors won fame by powering gaming platforms and now, Bitcoin mining operations.“There is an insatiable appetite among car makers for compute horsepower,” says Danny Shapiro, who heads the Santa Clara, Calif. company’s automotive business.But an entire integrated self-driving system is fed by data from lidar, radar, ultrasound, GPS, inertial guidance, and on and on, and it must process it all and produce a decision in a fraction of a second.
If you’re a music lover and like to listen to your favorite tracks when you’re at home, then check out this pair of wireless bluetooth speakers that can be used either together or separately, we’re talking about the OVEVO Tango D10.The OVEVO Tango D10 are a pair of 4-in-1 speakers, that’s because you can use them in pair for a super portable solution, separately for an optimal stereo effect, individually for added versatility and encased (in the carrying case it comes with) which is preferable when outdoors.OVEVO’s Tango D10 use high fidelity drivers that deliver clean, crisp sound, while the built-in subwoofers deliver robust and deep bass.The speakers adopt Bluetooth 4.2 technology, so it supports almost all Bluetooth-enabled devices, offers a wireless range of up to 10m, plus it supports input audio from a 3.5mm jack.The magnetic design of the bottom part makes the D10 extremely versatile.Using the magnets you can easily connect the two speakers together and carry them as one, or attach them to any steel and iron surfaces such as shelves, tables, your refrigerator door and so on.
Commercial radio owner Global has established a footprint in the US with the acquisition of digital audio ad sales company, AudioHQ, in a move which it claims makes DAX the largest digital audio advertising platform in the world.As part of the acquisition, AudioHQ, which launched in 2014 and is now one of the biggest aggregators of digital audio inventory in the US, will be rebranded to DAX.Publishers with inventory already on the AudioHQ roster include Slacker, Major League Baseball, TuneIn and SoundCloud.This move brings an audience of 130 million to DAX giving advertisers access to a total of 160 million people worldwide, which Global claims makes it the "largest digital audio advertising platform in the world" when compared to the audiences of other digital audio platforms.As of June 2017, Spotify had 140 million monthly active users.TargetSpot, the internet radio advertising network, reaches 120 million monthly unique listeners according to its website.
Ever since the story in the New Yorker where the women who’d encountered him spoke out, others on social media have been speaking out.As the stories rolled in from other women who’ve been victimized by Weinstein, others also spoke up about their own experiences with sexual assault and harassment — men and women alike.Now those stories are accumulating under the hashtag MeToo, which is spreading on social media like wildfire.The hashtag started when Alyssa Milano, former costar of firebrand Rose McGowan, tweeted that women who’ve been through similar experiences should reply with “Me too:”If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 15, 2017
Over the past few years there’s been a real change in advertising, with many brands and agencies pushing for advertising to become more inclusive.Whether than means being more inclusive of the LGBT community, women, or making the effort to cast models and actors from BAME backgrounds, it seems like advertising is heading in the right direction.However, there is still one marginalised group that is being left out of the casting calls.One of the biggest marketing stunts of the year, the Fearless Girl, has attracted loads of press coverage and got many people talking about feminism.She may be small, but she’s representing women in a big way.Projects like SummerSoWhite are really ensuring that diversity is reflected in advertising, and marketers seem to be paying attention to the real rewards that diversity can bring.
Is battery life your main concern when buying a new smartphone?Then stay around as we have a coupon that will allow you to purchase the 10000mAh-battery equipped Oukitel K10000 Pro for as low as $169.98; keep reading!The OUKITEL K10000 Pro is the last iteration of the K10000 series which brought us the phone with the biggest battery available, with a whopping 10000mAh capacity.The smartphone sports a quite unconventional design with a metal and plastic mix to keep it solid but not heavier than needed.As far as internal hardware is concerned, the OUKITEL K10000 Pro is equipped with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a Mediatek MTK6750T CPU, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage (expandable).The phone also features a good 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing shooter for selfies.
For some time now, Samsung has dominated the US market, however, it appears that Apple has made some appreciable gains because the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that Samsung and Apple had an equal amount of market share in the US.Samsung would not really be worried because the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy J3 (2016) are performing quite well in the UK.While Apple grew its market share by 3.7 percentage points year-over-year to 35 percent, Samsung only saw a growth of 0.8 percentage points year-over-year.Samsung’s market share remained stagnant at 35.2 percent for the past three months ending August 2017.Reports have it that the largest carrier in the US, Verizon, did not do very well with Samsung devices and that affected Samsung’s share.While Apple approached a 50 percent share within Verizon.
Huawei at its Germany unveiling event today not only announced one, two but three smartphones as part of the much-hyped Mate 10 series.Specifically, Huawei unveiled the base Huawei mate 10, a more capable mate 10 pro and the king of it all the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10.While we already covered the basic details of the mate 10 and mate 10 pro here, we dedicate this page to the more premium Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10.The Mate 10 Porsche design much like the mate 9 Porsche design from 2016 is the most premium of the mate 10 series and it builds on the solid hardware of the mate 10 pro while also featuring luxury exterior made out of metal and glass.So what’s unique about the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10?To set it straight, the premium looking Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 is more or less the same as the Mate 10 pro variant, but with Porsche branding and designs reminiscent of Porsche in almost every angle possible.
Oukitel engineers seem to have fully adapted in the new “18:9” world and after the higher-end MIX 2 and the low-end C8 they are planning to release something for the midrange market.And the Oukitel K5000 should bringing best from the both worlds together, after all they are calling it “Big and small”.With such slogan they probably mean that the phone is combining big 5,7-inch display and very solid 5000 mAh battery with fairly slim and thin body so should be really the ideal middle ground.You can check the following video to see if they managed to follow the design of the Samsung S8, because it’s obviously heavily inspired by that.And today they also released a full list of specs for the device so now we have a better idea about all the features of Oukitel K5000 :Processor: MediaTek MT6750T octa-core Cortex A53 1.5GHz , ARM Mali-T860 MP2
Chinese manufacturer specialized in the R and production of dash cams – Azdome – has more than seven years of experience.Also because of that, they were able to partake the 2017 Global Sources Consumer Electronics Show which took place in Hong Kong from October 11th to 14th where they brought an innovative looking booth to meet potential customers.With high-quality products, a respected brand and a long global operation strategy, Azdome enjoys a certain good reputation in international market, that’s why they also attracted a great number of people who visited them and check out the products they were displaying.As a proof of that, Azdome also confirmed that many future customers expressed their cooperation intention, some partners even signed a contract with AZDOME on site, which forged a good beginning for AZDOME globalization.Azdome products at the exhibition included the DAB211, GS65H, GS63H and more, devices that sport impressive quality and hardware specs.At the HongKong exhibition, Azdome also launched new mirror camera concepts called HS790B, X5 and more.
‘Good things come to those who don’t wait’ proclaims the Wall Street Journal, which features an impatient, ambitious businesswoman growing up in its latest spot.The ad begins with her birth – too eager to enter the world, she appears in the back of a taxi outside the emergency room.As a child she’s quick to walk and explore, and shows an entrepreneurial spirit at the lemonade stand early on.A copy of the Wall Street Journal is in her adult hand as she runs for a train in heels, which she ditches for flats and the publication’s app as she begins her own business as the film concludes.The line encourages us to ‘Read Ambitiously’, accompanied by the hashtag DontWait.The spot was directed by Ozark filmmaker Ellen Kuras and was devised by The & Partnership.
For the second weekend in a row, Blade Runner 2049 underperformed at the box office.2 slot, dropping by over half to bring in just over $15 million, and coming in behind Happy Death Day, a horror movie about a college girl who dies and comes back to the same day repeatedly to try and solve her own murder.While the Blade Runner sequel has brought in almost $100 million overseas, it hasn’t been able to capitalize on the strong word of mouth and positive reviews that have earned it an 89 percent “Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes and acclaim as a worthy successor to the original.Why didn’t mainstream audiences turn out to catch up with Harrison Ford’s Deckard 30 years later and see what Ryan Gosling would add to the story of Replicants?There are a few factors to consider.Adjust for inflation that would be about $15 million in today’s dollars.
It looks like the perfect device for parents or pet owners, but we do have some privacy concerns.The primary purpose of the device is location tracking, which it’s well equipped for.It comes with built-in GPS, Wi-Fi-based positioning (WPS), and Cell ID, to ensure accurate tracking.Parents, for example, could set up the Connect Tag to alert them when a child leaves an area (like the back yard) or enters one – like school.Other uses could involve interacting with smart locks, garage doors, and lights.It also has a button that, when pressed, will send location information to a designated smartphone.
Huawei has just announced a Porsche Design variant of its latest flagship, the Mate 10 Pro.Loaded up with an 18:9 screen and a 4,000mAh battery, the Mate 10 Pro is already an impressive smartphone, so what can the luxury Porsche Design branding add to the mix?As with the Mate 9 Porsche Design, Porsche’s Mate 10 Pro swaps out the default colour-scheme for a deep black version.In-hand, it feels identical to the standard Mate 10 Pro, looks sleeker and has a tendency to attract a few more fingerprints.A 6-inch 18:9 screen, curved glass back and fingerprint scanner all combine to produce a very handsome, rich-feeling smartphone.Loaded up with a vertical strip and the Porsche Design logo at the back, there’s no mistaking this thing for the vanilla version.
Welcome to yet another giveaway on GizChina!Like every other time, we’re offering one lucky reader a chance to take home a rather cool gadget, and this time you’re in for a treat, as you’ll end up getting a brand new Leagoo S8 back home!I guess almost everybody knows the full display model of the upcoming Chinese company that has followed the market trend and released some high quality full screen smartphones at affordable prices.Leagoo hosted their big launch event on September 28th in Shenzhen and during it released their two new full screen smartphones Leagoo S8 and S8 Pro!Leagoo S8 is packing 5.72-inch Sharp 18:9 screen with HD+ 1440×720 pixel resolution, MT6750T processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, 13MP+2MP Sony dual rear cameras, 8MP+2MP selfie dual cameras, LG 2940 mAh battery with 5V/2A quick charge and only 1mm thin bezels.Today the presales of the phone have began!
An Apple smartwatch application helped save the life of a US man who was later diagnosed with a life-threatening blood clot by warning him about a rise in heart rate.James Green, a 28-year-old podcaster and former MTV employee living in New York, first described his ordeal on Twitter, saying that a health-monitoring application called "HeartWatch" alerted him to the fact his heart rate had spiked significantly.He tweeted: "Never thought a stupid lil wrist computer I bought 2 years ago would save my life.Never thought a stupid lil wrist computer I bought 2 years ago would save my life.Saw my rate go up, ended up being a pulmonary embolism."The application measures and captures personal health data via the smartwatch's sensors.
The NBA has embraced augmented reality as a means of immersing fans in the culture of shooting hoops no matter where they are.The NBA claims to be the first US sports league to have released an AR game, giving it a reputable first in the space.The title is free on the Apple App Store and requires users to flick shots at the hoop using the phone’s inbuilt accelerometer.They are tasked with scoring as many throws as possible inside a 30 second window.Melissa Rosenthal Brenner, NBA senior vice president, Digital Media, said: “We’ve always said that basketball can be played virtually anywhere – and today that takes on an expanded meaning.”“Augmented reality presents a variety of fascinating engagement opportunities, so we hope our fans download the app and try out their skills wherever they might be.”
AllCall’s first ever smartwatch phone finally launches today – it’s the AllCall W1.It’ll be available exclusively over at Gearbest from October 16th till the 23rd; let’s learn more about it!AllCall calls the W1 a device where “independence is key”, that’s because the smartwatch is is built like a phone rather than a watch.It does indeed pack a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and a large 16GB of internal storage.It can also do calls without the need of a smartphone is it comes with a SIM slot, plus it Android 5.1 out of the box.Externally, the AllCall W1 sports a classic black color with a stainless steel plated case which has been polished to give it a more premium look.
The flailing Weinstein Co. announced today that it has received an emergency cash infusion from Colony Capital, and is in negotiations to sell “a significant portion” of its assets to the international investment firm.Mounting rape and sexual assault charges against co-founder Harvey Weinstein has left the brand increasingly radioactive, as companies reassess deals with the Weinstein Co.Weinstein Co. board member Tarak Ben Ammar said in a statement that, “We believe that Colony’s investment and sponsorship will help stabilize the company’s current operations, as well as provide comfort to our critical distribution, production and talent partners around the world.”Added Colony Capital founder and executive chairman Thomas J. Barrack, Jr. in a statement: “We are pleased to invest in The Weinstein Company and to help it move forward.We believe the company has substantial value and growth potential, and we look forward to working with the company’s critical strategic distribution and production partners to help preserve and create value for all stakeholders, including its employees.We will help return the company to its rightful iconic position in the independent film and television industry.”
Vicky Kalogera, a Northwestern University physicist, took her week of much-needed vacation in Utah this past August.“I canceled everything and ended up working nonstop since that moment,” she told Gizmodo.Today, physicists and astronomers around the world are announcing a whole new kind of gravitational wave signal at a National Science Foundation press conference in Washington, DC.That August day, x-ray telescopes, visible light, radio telescopes, and gamma-ray telescopes all spotted a flash, one consistent with a pair of neutron stars swirling together, colliding and coalescing into a black hole.The observation, called a “kilonova,” simultaneously answered questions like “where did the heavy metal in our Universe come from” and “what causes some of the gamma-ray bursts scientists have observed since the 60s.” It also posed new ones.The Fermi Gamma-ray Space telescope started the dominos at 8:41 am EDT, detecting what NASA astrophysicist Julie McEnery called a “perfectly normal short gamma-ray burst,” a quick flash of invisible light from some distant source.