Tesla is reportedly working on its own chip to power self-driving cars (TSLA, NVDA, AMD)

Tesla is taking steps to decrease its reliance on Nvidia, which has supplied the electric automaker with the graphic processing units powering Tesla’s Autopilot and future self-driving system. Tesla is developing its own chip to power its self-driving cars, CNBC’s Jordan Novet first reported. The […]

Critics call college rankings ‘a joke’ — here’s why every list has a different No.1

College rankings are ubiquitous as the school year starts. U.S. News & World Report, Niche, and Times Higher Education all released rankings in September. The proliferation of these rankings have led some to revolt against the concept of neatly bucketing schools on lists where they […]

Court ruling not needed to withdraw care, judge says

Court consent will not be needed to remove nutrition from patients in a permanent vegetative state. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Ads for this season of ‘American Horror Story’ are giving people panic attacks — here’s the science behind it

An advertising campaign for the new season of “American Horror Story” has been giving people panic attacks with its disturbing, hole-covered imagery, and the underlying cause is a rare but intense feeling of disgust that scientists are still trying to figure out. Trypophobia, this fear […]

Coinbase digs into $100 million funding round to add customer support phone line for angry cryptocurrency traders

– Coinbase announced a new customer support phone line to help users facing issues with the cryptocurrency platform. – The company promised to expand customer service operations as early as June, but has faced an onslaught of unhappy customers in recent months as the userbase […]

Shruti Gandhi Buckley Named Global Brand Head for Hampton by Hilton

In this role she will be responsible for the overall performance of the brand, including determining brand strategy, driving innovation and revenue, increasing market share, enhancing and evolving the guest experience and serving as a brand liaison with owners and developers. read more >>> Source:: […]

Seven things to do, Sept. 22-28: Damian Marley, Janet Jackson, pinball expo and more

Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley Sept. 26, 9 p.m. | Commodore Ballroom Tickets and info: livenation.com Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley is the youngest son of Bob Marley, whose genes were so powerful and musical he sired seven reggae artists. (He had eight children total. But one […]

Denmark Launches Global Alliance for Action on Climate Change

A U.S.-based global alliance to speed up efforts to tackle climate change was set to be launched Wednesday. Formalized two days after the United States confirmed its plans to quit the landmark Paris climate agreement of 2015, the initiative aims to create a forum for […]

8 Pedestrian-Friendly U.S. Cities to Explore

In honor of Car Free Day — Friday, Sept. 22 — take stock of these old (and new) pedestrian-friendly American destinations. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

5 hacks that will cut down your expenses

In 2015, American consumers, on average, spent $55,978. That’s a 4.6% jump from 2014. It seems that saving is getting harder, not easier. One can plan the perfect budget, but accidents, emergencies, and unexpected shopping sprees happen. The trick is to hack the system to […]

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