Emerging Technology Creates Challenges for Electric Vehicles, PepsiCo Exec. Says – Tech Check News

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Business Technology Equipment Fran Matso Lysiak Equipment Editor Johnston by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics ATLANTA -- Electric vehicles will have a large role in trucking's future, but there are challenges, including emerging technology, said a PepsiCo Inc. fleet executive. "Electric will continue to play a bigger and bigger part of the future for sure because it's more efficient," said Jim Johnston, fleet reliability manager with PepsiCo. "Internal combustion engines are only a third efficient. Electric is more efficient but you got to look at the whole picture." Article Source: Emerging Technology Creates Challenges for Electric Vehicles, PepsiCo Exec.


From smart bed sheets that can modify temperature

Daily Mail - Science & tech

'Intelligent' temperature-controlled bed sheets and shape shifting furniture that changes colour are among the incredible innovations that could be ubiquitous in homes of the future, experts say. As technology advances, so do the structures that we live in and how we build the things we use to run and maintain, not only our homes, but our health. People are becoming more environmentally conscious and so with that comes forward-thinking ideas to help us move into a smarter future, where we as individuals take more responsibility for caring for our planet. A panel of experts and Smart Energy GB, a campaign for a smarter Britain, have now shared their vision of the Smart E-Home of the future, which launches today. TV presenter Carol Vorderman, actor Robert Llewellyn, and futurologist Dr Ian Pearson have shared their thoughts on what the eco house of the future could look like.


Huawei and Telefonica constructing 100Gbps network in Spain

ZDNet

Huawei has announced that it will be constructing an "intelligent metro network" capable of speeds of up to 100Gbps in Spain in conjunction with telecommunications carrier Telefonica, in order to enable low-latency and high-bandwidth services. Serving as Telefonica's underlying transport network, Huawei's Optical Transport Network (OTN) solution will provide 100Gbps/200Gbps bandwidth, and supports future progression to 400Gbps, meaning it will be able to support 4K video and new Telefonica Data Center Interconnect services. The more advanced optical networking platform, with generalised multiprotocol label switching (GMPLS), is almost twice as efficient in terms of service provisioning and management as current network solutions. "We are pleased to work with Telefonica de España to jointly build intelligent metro network, which is an important milestone in our global metro network reconstruction," president of Huawei Fixed Network Product Line Zha Jun said. "This project will meet the future requirements for 4K video development and DC network reconstruction, and achieve intelligent and efficient network management.


Stock Trading Differences in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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I can still remember reading about artificial intelligence when I was learning to write C code at the tender age of 15. If you asked me how artificial intelligence would change our lives, I would talk about the impact of video games or the future of robotics. The thought that AI could be used for stock trading never crossed my mind. I have recently observed that AI has changed the world of financial trading in ways that I never envisioned. Here are some things that stock traders need to be aware of in 2018.


Unforgettable Episode 36: The Power of Predictive Analytics for CX

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Unforgettable is a customer experience education program focused on delivering fresh content weekly to give business leaders what they need to succeed in a customer-driven, digitally-disrupted world. The program brings together the expert minds of Jay Baer, Shep Hyken, Jeanne Bliss, Ian Golding, and Blake Morgan to spotlight modern customer experience excellence. Get the latest content by bookmarking smartercx.com/unforgettable. In this episode of Unforgettable, Blake Morgan covers a powerful new tool that can be used across industries and departments: predictive analytics. Watch or read to learn how to more accurately predict the CX future!