A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry’s ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across the country with the aid of remote human drivers.
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While science and technology are advancing, our efforts to close the global gender gap remain stalled. But companies can turn the tide by placing value on women workers.
The fuel cell EV of the future could sport a cluster of nanoscale sponges to store hydrogen more efficiently than typical compression systems.
Last week ExxonMobil quietly announced it would remove a significant portion of its Canadian tar sands oil holdings from the books. The move was, at least in part, a response to concerns about stranded assets. 3p’s RP Siegel takes a closer look.
Waymo, which develops self-driving cars for Google’s parent company, accused Uber of patent infringement, unfair competition and stealing trade secrets. Does the case have teeth?
Today’s tech-lovers want it all: smartphone batteries that last for days, electric vehicles that can cruise for hours on a single charge, and generally more perks and less inconvenience. But as battery developers strive to improve efficiency, safety must still remain priority No. 1.
The electronics giant tracked customers’ watching habits and sold that data for a profit, all without informing users, according to a recent investigation. The company was fined by the Federal Trade Commission, but the punishment seems paltry for the crime.
Ford Motor Co. will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to bolster its goal of rolling out a self-driving car by 2021.
The U.S. has made huge strides in cutting back greenhouse gas emissions – but one sector that remains dirty is transportation. 3p’s Nithin Coca reports on what we could learn from Japan’s world-renowned, sustainable mass transit system.
Technology is innovating at an exponential rate. New products and services are being rolled out on an almost daily basis. But while the pace of the technology revolution increases, design innovation is failing to keep up in one key area: sustainability.
In Maryland, the state assembly just overturned Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a clean energy jobs act — showing once again that the march toward clean energy will continue, despite what’s happening in Washington D.C. The bill received bipartisan support in both houses of the state legislature and is highly popular with voters.
Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining to win a price war against coal, gasoline and natural gas. And human manual labor is being displaced by lower-cost smart machines. How can companies survive in this ever-changing environment?