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Steven Spielberg will produce movies for Netflix | Engadget

Steven Spielberg will produce movies for Netflix | Engadget Steven Spielberg’s production company, Amblin, has signed a deal with Netflix to make “multiple new feature films per year” for the streaming service. It’s a bit of a surprising move, given some of Spielberg’s previous statements about streaming movies. The deal covers at least two films…

NVIDIA to buy autonomous vehicle mapping company DeepMap | Engadget

NVIDIA to buy autonomous vehicle mapping company DeepMap | Engadget NVIDIA has acquired DeepMap, a company that makes high-definition mapping technology for self-driving cars. “DeepMap is expected to extend our mapping products, help us scale worldwide map operations and expand our full self-driving expertise,” said NVIDIA VP Ali Kani.  DeepMap provides maps with high levels of precision. NVIDIA points out…

Google-backed autonomous flight company Merlin will power a fleet of 55 aircraft | Engadget

Google-backed autonomous flight company Merlin will power a fleet of 55 aircraft | Engadget Remote piloting and automated assistance software is slowly creeping into non-commercial aircraft. Compared to self-driving tech, these systems have had an easier ride with air safety regulators due to their co-existence with human operators. But, a handful of fledgling autonomous flight…

Vox Media’s Eric Arredondo on working as IT support

Vox Media’s Eric Arredondo on working as IT support Barbara Krasnoff It’s safe to say that no company in existence today that has more than a couple of employees can exist without a knowledgeable IT support person or team. When you’re trying to run a website, create a solid technological structure, and keep things running…