What the GM-Nikola Deal Means for the Automotive Future

On the heels of the joint announcement from GM and Nikola about their deal to build the next generation of electric trucks, IEN tapped Maziar Adl, CTO of product decision analytics platform, Gocious, for a Q&A to discuss the significance of the announcement for auto manufacturing, how companies need to work together to make the manufacturing process seamless though the next digital revolution, and what this means for the future of the industry.

Q: Can you briefly explain what this news means for the larger manufacturing ecosystem and how you think this will play out within the coming months?

Maziar Adl, Gocious: Over the past few years, a race has begun within the auto industry to quickly develop vehicles powered by energies other than fossil fuel. While not a new effort, manufacturers are now speeding up processes to bring green alternatives to life because of rapid advancements in technology and

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Hyperloop Technology: Future of Transportation

Pune, Maharashtra, India, September 23 2020 (Wiredrelease) Allied Analytics :Hyperloop is a conceptual high-speed transportation system, the route of which was initially proposed from Los Angeles to San Francisco. This technology operates as a pod-like vehicle through a reduced-pressure tube, which potentially exceeds airliner speeds. The average travelling speed is expected to be 600 mph with a maximum speed of 760 mph. Passenger and freight are loaded into the hyperloop, and accelerate gradually through electric propulsion via a low-pressure tube. The tubes are made out of thick, strong steel and can handle 100 Pa of pressure or even more. By transportation system, the market is segmented into tube, propulsion, capsule, and route. Based on carriage type, it is classified into passenger and cargo/freight.

According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, Hyperloop Technology Market by Type and Transportation System: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2022-2026, the

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Reliance Jio could launch a $50 Android smartphone in the near future

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  • Reliance Jio is reportedly developing a Rs. 4,000 (~$54) smartphone.
  • It’s expected to come bundled with affordable data and calling plans.
  • Jio is also planning to make around 200 million phones in the next two years.

India’s biggest telecom carrier Reliance Jio is all set to launch one of the world’s cheapest Android smartphones in the country. Google’s huge $4.5 billion investment in Jio could soon yield fruit in the form of a Rs. 4,000 (~$54) smartphone running Android. Bloomberg reports that Jio has been working on prototypes for the phone in secret for the past two years.

Jio is expected to bundle the low-cost Android phone with affordable data and calling plans. The company has also reportedly asked local component suppliers to amp up production so it can make up to 200 million phones in the next two years.

This should go a long way towards fulfilling the telco’s

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AES Corporation: An Undervalued Utility With A Renewable Future (NYSE:AES)

I see parallels in the current market compared to the tech bubble in the late 1990s, during which solid and defensive income names were passed in favor of high-flying tech names. In this article, I’m focused on AES Corporation (AES), which belongs to the defensive utility sector. I evaluate what makes this an attractive investment at the current valuation. So, let’s get started.

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A Look Into AES Corporation

AES Corporation is a Fortune 500 global power company. It provides energy in 14 countries through a diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Last year, the company generated over $10 billion in total revenue. It currently owns and manages $34 billion in total assets and employs 9,000 people globally. AES derives approximately 85% of its revenues from the U.S., with much of the rest coming from Latin America (8%) and Europe (6%).

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Unilever and Google Cloud Team Up to Reimagine the Future of Sustainable Sourcing | News

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Google Cloud and Unilever today announced that they will advance sustainable business practices together using technology to expand the use of data for eco-friendly decision making. As an initial step in this partnership, the two companies are collaborating on the first commercial application of Google Cloud and Google Earth Engine for sustainable commodity sourcing.

By combining the power of cloud computing with satellite imagery and AI, the two companies are building a more holistic view of the forests, water cycles, and biodiversity that intersect Unilever’s supply chain — raising sustainable sourcing standards for suppliers and bringing Unilever closer to its goal of ending deforestation and regenerating nature.

Google Cloud and Unilever will work with a broad range of technology partners to build a centralized command center. This will provide a more complete picture of the ecosystems connected to Unilever’s supply chain and

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New eSeries classification nod to Department’s digital future

Paradigm shift



Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett announced a new weapons system designator, the “e” series, at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Arlington, Va., Sept. 14. Aircraft, satellites, weapon systems and more that are digitally engineered will receive the “e” prefix. U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic


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Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett announced a new weapons system designator, the “e” series, at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Arlington, Va., Sept. 14. Aircraft, satellites, weapon systems and more that are digitally engineered will receive the “e” prefix. U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic

ARLINGTON, Va. – Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett told Air Force Association conference attendees that the future of Air and Space technology will include aircraft, weapons and satellites which will be digitally engineered and virtually tested before ever taking physical form.

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A true paradigm shift, systems being considered for acquisition will be designed, developed and manufactured on a digital foundation, just like the Boeing eT-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer. The new process is part of the Department’s digital eSeries approach.

The secretary made her remarks during the keynote

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Europe Telemedicine Market Top Companies, Emerging Trends, Future Growth, Latest Technology, Revenue Analysis, Demand Forecast 2020-2025

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Sep 24, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
Global Telemedicine Market is valued at USD 40.11 billion in 2018 and expected to reach USD 148.32 billion by 2025 with CAGR of 20.54% over the forecast period.

Europe Telemedicine Market delivers a succinct analysis on industry size, regional growth and revenue forecasts for the upcoming years. The report further sheds light on significant challenges and latest growth strategies adopted by manufacturers who are a part of the competitive spectrum of this business domain.

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Market Analysis of Europe Telemedicine Market Reports –

Europe Telemedicine electronic communications and software provide clinical services to patients without in-person visit and offers remote delivery healthcare services. In Europe Telemedicine , the technology allows healthcare provider to diagnose patients using smartphone through the video conferencing. This technology

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Academician Peng Shige from Shandong University Won the “2020 Future Science Prize”

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Mathematician Peng Shige
Mathematician Peng Shige
Mathematician Peng Shige

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SDU professor Peng Shige won the 2020 Future Science Prize
SDU professor Peng Shige won the 2020 Future Science Prize
SDU professor Peng Shige won the 2020 Future Science Prize

SHANDONG, China, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The winner of 2020 Future Science Prize was announced in September. Peng Shige, professor at Shandong University and academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, won the “Mathematics and Computer Science Prize” for his pioneering contributions in the backward stochastic differential equation theory, non-linear Feynman-Kac formula, and non-linear mathematical expectation theory.

This year is the fourth time that SDUers have won the Future Science Prize. Since its foundation in 2016, the Future Science Prize has announced 20 winners. The prize, regarded as “the Chinese version of Nobel Prize”, is the first Chinese non-governmental science award jointly initiated by groups of scientists and entrepreneurs. It currently includes the “Life Science Prize”, “Physical Science Prize”

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API Management Software Market Evolving Technology and Future Scope 2020 to 2026

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Sep 23, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The API Management Software Market report helps identify the biggest opportunities in the API Management Software industry space and offers accurate latent demand forecasting that empowers quantitative decision making among API Management Software market players and new entrants. Investors will gain a clear insight into the dominant players in the API Management Software industry and their future forecasts. Furthermore, readers will get a clear perspective on the high demand and the unmet needs of consumers that will enhance the growth of the API Management Software market.

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The report presents the market competitive landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the major vendor/key players in the market. Top Companies in the Global API Management Software Market:

Informatica, New Relic,

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85% surveyed in APAC believe workforce agility is the key to future success

Close to nine in 10 (85%) HR leaders and professionals in Asia Pacific (APAC) believe workforce agility is the key to future success, a new survey has revealed.

According to Aon’s latest Global COVID-19 HR Pulse Survey, considering how COVID-19 has accelerate a number of key workforce trends, 27% of respondents felt it was an extremely important factor for future success, while nearly six in 10 (58%) felt so. 

In line with this, what did respondents think were critical to maintaining an agile workforce? The top response was the ability to attract and retain a diverse workforce, with 44% indicating it as ‘very important’, and 41% indicating it as ‘extremely important’.

At the same time, more than nine in 10 (92%) think technology infrastructure plays a part, an extremely important factor to to 57% of them and a very important one to 35%.

Other critical factors that respondents considered included:

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