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Tech news: Facebook will show who tracking you !

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In Tech news today Facebook claimed Tuesday it will certainly start telling individuals which internet sites track them across the web as well as supply them the option to delete the personal data.

The social network’s website accumulates information from Facebook customers and non-Facebook individuals from internet sites that send it individual details, consisting of via Facebook “pixels” which are an item of code that tracks what people do off of Facebook.

The function, called “Clear Background” which will roll out in upcoming months will basically let customers see and also clear particular data gathered on them from 3rd party apps as well as websites that are sent out to Facebook.

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“The past several weeks have explained that people want even more details about exactly how Facebook functions and also the controls they have over their information,” Erin Egan, Facebook’s primary personal privacy police officer, stated in a post.

The brand-new function is another initiative to give users extra control over their information in action to widespread data mishandling by study firm Cambridge Analytica.

Tech news shows the company was charged in recent months of poorly accessing the individual user data of as many as 87 million Facebook customers. The allegations have actually set off a firestorm of government probes and privacy problems triggering Facebook to publicly attend to and also in some cases modify its privacy policies.

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Tesla Self-Driving Chip

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To build its own self-driving chips Tesla was announced after their second-quarter income report that Tesla is processing the creation of their own computer chips where Elon Musk revealed last December, this isn’t something new but,

Musk says that the new silicon is faster than the old products that were made by NVIDIA, in which he explained that the old ones are only able to deal with 200 frames per second from the cameras around the car, unlike the new Tesla Chip where will be able to handle about 2,000 frames per second…

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Tesla Motors Inc. Tests Self-Driving Technology

This isn’t going to make a big impact on NVIDIA, they say the sales where small and it’s not going to have a material impact.

Tesla says there will be some safety improvements to in Autopilot will come soon, with software V9.0. it will be the beginning of what the company calls it “on-ramp to off-ramp” driving, where the car handles lane changes on the freeway automatically.

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What are the top 6 Self Driving Car Race

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Do you know the hottest trend all big companies pursuing right now? It is self driving car technology, the technology that allows car drive itself. All big companies, automakers, tech, software makers, want to take part in it, starting from Google, Apple, General Motor, Uber, Ford, Volkswagen, Tesla, Baidu, Samsung, Nvidia, Intel, to name a few, don’t forget startups like Zoox, autonomy, Aurora Innovation, and Drive.ai as well. What are the top 6 Self Driving Car Race ?

 Here is the current state of several companies pursuing self-driving car technology.

1. Waymo (Google)

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Google is a pioneer for a self-driving car, starting back then in 2010. At first, it was just moonshot from X, subsidiary of Google founded by Sebastian Thrun, and supervised by Chris Urmson and Anthony Levandowski. Then, because of machine learning development, a self-driving car that seemed far-fetched is now almost ready. In 2016, Google spins off its self-driving car arm into a stand-alone company called Waymo.

The analyst believes Waymo is far ahead than its competitors when it comes to the self-driving car. It has expertise in developing self-driving car software, it has logged more than 5 million self-driven miles on the road. It has a partnership with automakers like Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar, and soon Honda. It is also testing self driving car service without a human test driver in Phoenix.

2. GM

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The biggest American automaker bought silicon valley startup Cruise Automation in 2016 for $1 billion to catch up with a self-driving car race. GM CEO Mary Barra believes that Cruise team, led by Kyle Vogt and Daniel Kan, will help GM to make self driving car reality. Currently, GM and Cruise are testing more than 100 Chevy Bolt self-driving car in San Francisco. This week, Cruise gets $2.25 billion investment from Softbank Vision Fund that will help them accelerate effort for deploying self-driving car as soon as possible.

3. Tesla

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Tesla, led by Elon Musk,  is producing Model S, Model X, and Model 3 with Autopilot technology. The difference they have is Tesla cars don’t use Lidar that most automaker use for its self-driving car technology. This autopilot currently becomes a controversy as there is fatality accident in March.

4. Uber

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Ride-sharing juggernaut also develops self-driving car technology, citing the previous ambitious goal of founder Travis Kalanick. Uber lately faces unfortunate event as its car killed a pedestrian in Arizona.

5. Aurora Innovation

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It’s startup founded by Chris Urmson, Sterling Anderson, and Drew Bagnell. These 3 are veteran in self driving car technology. Chris Urmson previously led the team in Google X, Sterling Anderson previously led Tesla Autopilot project, and Drew Bagnell was founding member of Uber Advanced Technology Center. They are currently developing self-driving car software and engage in a relationship with Volkswagen and Hyundai.

6. Drive.AI

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It’s startup founded by Ph.D. students of Stanford. AI expert Andrew Ng also become its board. The main difference between drive.ai and others are it develops a car that can interact with its environment such as pedestrian through its board above the car. Drive.ai recently announced that it will launch a ride-hailing service using autonomous vehicles in Frisco, Texas, in July.

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