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Fiat Chrysler, Waymo to put self-driving tech in Ram vans, other vehicles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Waymo are moving well beyond developing self-driving minivans together.

In a dramatic expansion of their 4-year-old partnership, FCA and Waymo, once known as Google’s self-driving car project, plan to fit Ram ProMaster vans with Waymo Driver, the autonomous brains behind the hundreds of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans in Waymo’s ride-hailing fleet. Developing self-driving technology for light commercial vehicles, such as the ProMaster van, highlights the growing importance companies see in delivery services, particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

But perhaps more significant for the long term in the announcement early Wednesday (late Tuesday on

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Worried About Big Tech Slump? Buy 6 Undervalued Tech ETFs

Technology stocks and ETFs have been star performers of this year. The coronavirus outbreak could not take the sheen out of this sector, rather added more to it. Social distancing norms enacted globally to mitigate the spread of the virus compelled people to stay at home, binge on online shopping and work as well as learn from home.

However, after such a steep rally amid the pandemic, big tech stocks are now deemed overvalued by some investors. Amazon AMZN, Netflix NFLX, Alphabet GOOGL and Microsoft MSFT all lost in recent trading sessions.

One reason behind this big tech slump could

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5 Best-Performing Stocks in Ultra-Popular Tech ETF (XLK)

The technology sector is booming and has shown strong resilience in one of the worst economic environments that the United States has ever seen. The rally is showing no sign of slowing with four of the five big names — Amazon AMZN, Microsoft MSFT, Apple AAPL and Alphabet GOOGL — surpassing a trillion-dollar market capitalization each for the first time last week since the COVID-19 pandemic (read: Big Tech Stocks Top Trillion-Dollar Each: ETFs to Bet On).

Additionally, the e-commerce boom, given the shift in consumer habits to a purely digital world with work, entertainment and shopping from home during

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lunar eclipse, Dodge Durango, Polk soundbar draw attention on Google’s tech and science Search trends

On a regular basis, Google compiles a list of which science and technology topics are being queried the most by US users in its dedicated Search engine. Over the past 24 hours, an upcoming lunar eclipse, Adobe’s Photoshop camera app, Dodge’s new Durango SRT Hellcat plus a Polk soundbar were among the most trending topics.

Over the past 24 hours, this weekend’s lunar eclipse topped Google Search’s trending science and technology topics. 

Adobe • Adobe Photoshop

Despite first launching its Photoshop smartphone camera application in June, Adobe’s new technology is trending on Google Search as various media like Android Central

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Oil major ConocoPhillips deploys low-code tech to boost bottom line

By Julia Payne

LONDON (Reuters) – ConocoPhillips has deployed a low-code platform called Mendix to cut costs and increase efficiency, making it the first major oil and gas producer to use such technology across the company, Mendix said in a statement on Tuesday.

Mendix, owned by German technology firm Siemens, allows companies to create in-house systems without hiring outside developers as minimal or no coding knowledge is required.

“It can be used by a rig manager in the middle of the ocean to someone in HR,” Jon Scolamiero, Mendix’s manager of architecture and governance of product marketing, said.

Low-code platforms

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