Day: June 1, 2017

US approves social media background checks for Visa applicants

 The US is buttressing its paperwork walls with new requirements for social media disclosures as part of revised Visa applications. Reported by Reuters earlier today, the decision from the US government’s Office of Management and Budget was made over strenuous objections from education and academic groups during a public comment

Baidu teams up with Bosch and Continental on self-driving tech

 Baido has two new German auto industry heavyweights on its side in the race to develop autonomous driving technology. Both Bosch and Continental are now partnered up with the Chinese internet giant to work together on not only automated driving, but also on connected cars in general and mobility services.