Tesla robot slowly walks on stage at AI Day

Washington, DC CNN  —  Tesla revealed on Friday a prototype of a humanoid robot that it says could be a future product for the automaker. The robot, dubbed Optimus by Tesla, walked stiffly on stage at Tesla’s AI Day, slowly waved at the crowed and gestured with its hands for roughly one minute. Tesla CEO … Read more

Bank of America Likes These Beaten Down Chip Stocks

Semiconductor stocks have tumbled in recent months amid flagging demand, with the S&P Semiconductors Select Industry Index dropping 36% year to date. That might create buying opportunities for you. Bank of America analysts recently discussed their favorite choices in the sector. “Near-term, we favor non-consumer oriented markets,” they wrote in a commentary. “We acknowledge the … Read more

Most Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Don’t Work Well

Image: Toyota In-vehicle driver safety assistance systems are so normalized now that even the most basic vehicles come with some sort of feature, from lane departure warning to lane keep assist. But you might not want to be so quick to entrust your life with some of these features, as they don’t always work as … Read more

Elon Musk shows off humanoid robot prototype at Tesla AI Day

Tesla demonstrates an early prototype of the Optimus humanoid robot at its AI Day 2022 on Sept. 30 Screenshot Tesla CEO Elon Musk and other leaders from the automaker’s AI and hardware teams spoke at the company’s 2022 AI Day, an engineer-recruiting event in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday night. During the last AI Day … Read more

Intel-owned Mobileye files S-1 for IPO

Mobileye’s CEO Amnon Shashua poses with a Mobileye driverless vehicle at the Nasdaq Market site in New York, July 20, 2021. Jeenah Moon | Reuters Mobileye, an Intel-owned company that makes chips, maps, and software for self-driving cars, has filed for an IPO, according to a prospectus filed with the SEC on Friday. Mobileye’s filling … Read more

Use This Site to See How Long It’ll Take to Finish a Video Game

Photo: Gorodenkoff (Shutterstock) It’s easy to check how long it takes to watch a movie or a TV show, so why shouldn’t it be the same for video games? No one wants to spend $70 on a game that’s too short, or accidentally start a 200-hour JRPG when time is limited and precious. The next … Read more

Micron cuts capital spending to stem ‘unprecedented’ oversupply cycle

Micron Technology Inc. shares fell slightly in the extended session Thursday after the memory-chip maker said it was taking steps to emerge from an “unprecedented” current market downcycle by scaling back on plans to build out capacity. For the fiscal first quarter, Boise, Idaho-based Micron MU, +1.65% said it expects between an adjusted loss of … Read more

Elon Musk’s texts show how his relationship with Twitter went sideways

CNN  —  Days before publicly announcing his investment in Twitter, Elon Musk texted with Jack Dorsey. The former Twitter CEO suggested he no longer believed in the company he founded, according to new court filings in the legal battle between Musk and Twitter. Musk had begun quietly building up a large stake in Twitter (TWTR) … Read more

Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to make images. What could possibly go wrong?

CNN Business  —  If you’ve ever wanted to use artificial intelligence to quickly design a hybrid between a duck and a corgi, now is your time to shine. On Wednesday, OpenAI announced that anyone can now use the most recent version of its AI-powered DALL-E tool to generate a seemingly limitless range of images just … Read more

NASA, SpaceX, Jared Isaacman studying Hubble telescope extension

This 1990 photograph shows the Hubble Space Telescope being deployed from the space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-31. Source: NASA SpaceX and billionaire astronaut Jared Isaacman are teaming up with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to study whether a private mission could extend the life of the famed Hubble telescope. NASA signed an agreement … Read more