Aptiv, Audi invest 5 million in software company TTTech Auto

Aptiv, Audi invest $285 million in software company TTTech Auto

An Audi logo is seen at the Audi Center Brussels car dealer, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Brussels, Belgium May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com

Register

DETROIT, Feb 3 (Reuters) – Auto technology supplier Aptiv PLC (APTV.N) and Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) Audi brand are investing a combined $285 million in vehicle software company TTTech Auto, giving the Austrian firm a valuation of $1 billion, the companies said.

TTTech Auto designs software that auto manufacturers can use to manage data flowing from sensors and safety systems used to automate driving. The company’s

 
Read More
Unity Software Stock Soars as 2022 Revenue Forecast Tops Estimates

Unity Software Stock Soars as 2022 Revenue Forecast Tops Estimates

Text size


Dreamstime


Unity Software

stock traded sharply higher Friday after the fourth-quarter adjusted loss at the videogame developer tools maker was narrower than Wall Street expected and the company issued a 2022 sales outlook that was higher than estimates.

The stock gained 16.8% to $108.07 on Friday. It has fallen 24.4% in 2022 and has declined 16% over the past one year.

Unity Software (ticker: U) posted an adjusted loss in the period of 5 cents a share, compared with a year-earlier loss of 10 cents. Revenue in the fourth quarter rose 43% to $315.9 million from $220.3 million

 
Read More
DeepMind has made software-writing AI that rivals average human coder

DeepMind has made software-writing AI that rivals average human coder

AI company DeepMind has built a tool that can create working code to solve complex software challenges

Technology



2 February 2022

Digital generated image of data concept.

Artist’s impression of data

Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images

DeepMind, a UK-based AI company, has taught some of its machines to write computer software – and it performs almost as well as an average human programmer when judged in competition.

The new AlphaCode system is claimed by DeepMind to be able to solve software problems that require a combination of logic, critical thinking and the ability to understand natural language. The tool was entered into 10 rounds on

 
Read More
Review: FOPO’s ‘triple’ laptop monitor is a road warrior’s dream tool

Review: FOPO’s ‘triple’ laptop monitor is a road warrior’s dream tool

 
Read More
Google touts new Chromebook repair program for education

Google touts new Chromebook repair program for education

Google announced today via its Google for Education blog that it’s starting a repairability program to help schools fix Chromebooks in-house, and turn it into a valuable training opportunity for students looking into the IT field.

Google says 50 million students and teachers are using Chromebooks while raising bold claims of the sustainability these laptops bring to the table via efficiency and extra durability. A Google-commissioned study cited on the page says its manufacturer partners build hardware that uses 46 percent less energy than competing products.

This post comes from VP of Chrome OS John Solomon, who wrote how the

 
Read More
Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review: What EDU and budget PCs should strive for

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE review: What EDU and budget PCs should strive for

Surface Laptop Se ReviewSource: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central

Back in November, Microsoft made a surprise announcement: a $250 Surface laptop. Aimed at the K-8 education market, the laptop ships with a modified version of Windows 11 dubbed Windows 11 SE (presumably, the SE stands for “Student Edition”).

In many ways, it’s an odd move for Microsoft. For one, the laptop isn’t sold directly to consumers due to that OS as it relies on remote provisioning, deploying, and administration for installing apps and maintaining them. Second, it bears the “Surface” name even though, historically, that brand represents touchscreen devices often with pen support.

 
Read More