Intel set to roll out 100 self-driving cars this year

Silicon Valley giant Intel announced plans for a fleet of self-driving cars following its completion of the purchase of Israeli autonomous technology firm Mobileye.A day after closing the $15 billion deal to buy Mobileye, which specialises in driver-sistance systems, Intel said it will begin rolling out fully autonomous vehicles later this year for testing in Europe, Israel, and the US.

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WhatsApp Has 1bn Daily Active Users Globally

WhatsApp has garnered one billion daily active users around the world who transfer over 55 billion messages and one billion videos every day, the company said on Thursday. The monthly active users of Facebook-owned WhatsApp are over 1.3 billion and it supports 60 languages globally. Over 4.5 billion photos are shared around the world on WhatsApp every day.

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Elon Musk Says First Passengers On His SpaceX Rockets Must Be ‘Brave’

Elon Musk tamped down expectations about Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s new rocket designed to carry private citizens into space, saying whoever chooses to be among the first passengers will need to be “brave.” The SpaceX Falcon Heavy, a rocket with two extra boosters attached and a total of 27 engines that must fire simultaneously, will have enormous stresses and has been difficult to test on the ground.

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Huge Demand Seen For Analytics Professionals

As long as there is data, there will be a demand for data scientists. From tailor-made Netflix recommendations to accurate Google search results, IT professionals with machine learning and data analytics skills are helping organizations create systems that can understand, learn, predict, adapt and operate on their own.

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