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1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

An 1878 toy factory has been given a new life as a luxurious residence, complete with its own race car shop and a 65-foot glass wall that overlooks a park. The converted Wolverine tin toy factory sits tucked away among other historic properties on the North Side of Pittsburgh, including department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann’s Romanesque-style townhouse next door. Brick sidewalks and street [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

Technology that aims to prevent the car text crash

Technology that aims to prevent the car text crash

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July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Technology that aims to prevent the car text crash

IS conflict: Iraq car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad

IS conflict: Iraq car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad

A car bomb in Iraq has struck a market in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 11 people and injuring dozens more. Interior ministry spokesman Saad Maan was quoted as saying a security guard fired on a suspicious vehicle and the driver then blew it up. So-called Islamic State (IS) said it was behind the blast, [...]

January 8, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on IS conflict: Iraq car bomb kills 11 in Baghdad

Apple revives interest in self-driving car technology in letter to US regulators

Apple revives interest in self-driving car technology in letter to US regulators

Apple has told US regulators that it is still interested in developing self-driving car technology. Steven Kenner, the computer giant’s director of product integrity, has written to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to confirm that it remains interested in autonomous vehicles. The letter re-affirming its belief in the viability of the in the technology [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple revives interest in self-driving car technology in letter to US regulators

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

For treating persistent pain after a car crash, prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone (Oxycontin) are no more effective than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen, a new study finds. “You’d think there would be a wealth of studies comparing our ‘go-to’ pain meds, but there just aren’t,” said study lead author Dr. Francesca Beaudoin. [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

Uber Rolls Out Autonomous Car Technology in Pittsburgh

Uber Rolls Out Autonomous Car Technology in Pittsburgh

Uber is introducing its new fleet of “self-driving” cars today in Pittsburgh, ready to take riders wherever they need to go. The cars are equipped with level 3 autonomy — cars capable of accelerating, braking and steering under certain conditions but requiring human drivers poised to intervene if the technology fails — allowing some Pittsburgh [...]

September 14, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Uber Rolls Out Autonomous Car Technology in Pittsburgh

Multimillion-pound classic car business given to staff

Multimillion-pound classic car business given to staff

The co-founder of a classic car restoration company in Shropshire has given the business to its 60 staff. Peter Neumark, who has owned and chaired Classic Motor Cars since it started in 1993, has turned it into an employee ownership trust, which means the staff own and run the business themselves. They will share profits, [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Multimillion-pound classic car business given to staff

It’s time for Tesla to stop improving its most successful car

It’s time for Tesla to stop improving its most successful car

The Model S, the first car that Tesla designed and engineered from scratch, has been perfected. On Tuesday, the all-electric automaker announced a new battery pack for the Model S, creating in the the process the $135,000 Model S P100D, an all-wheel-drive four-door that can travel 315 miles between charges on its 100 kilowatt-hour battery [...]

August 28, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on It’s time for Tesla to stop improving its most successful car

Latest to Quit Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit: Top Roboticist

Latest to Quit Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit: Top Roboticist

SAN FRANCISCO — A roboticist and crucial member of the team that created Google’s self-driving car is leaving the company, the latest in a string of departures by important technologists working on the autonomous car project. Chris Urmson, a Carnegie Mellon University research scientist, joined Google in 2009 to help create the then-secret effort. He [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Latest to Quit Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit: Top Roboticist

Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Autobytel Inc. (Nasdaq:ABTL), a leading provider of online automotive services connecting consumers with dealers, today announced it has launched the fifth installment of the Autobytel Dealer Insight Series. The video education series is a quarterly training program designed to help dealers increase sales and improve the car buying experience for consumers. The full Autobytel Dealer [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Some truly useful tech: A sensor for your child’s car seat

Some truly useful tech: A sensor for your child’s car seat

A Washington Post Magazine story about children accidentally left in cars has haunted me for years. The story, called “Fatal Distraction” and published in 2009, centered on the horrifying mistake that can lead to a child’s death. What’s more confounding is that this is a relatively new problem. It goes back to the ’90s, when [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Some truly useful tech: A sensor for your child’s car seat

Plane crashes on California freeway, rear-ends car, kills 1

Plane crashes on California freeway, rear-ends car, kills 1

In a freak accident, a small plane crashed on a California freeway, slamming into a car parked on the side of the road, killing a woman and seriously injuring five others, including the pilot, officials said. The accident occurred when the plane made an emergency landing on a Southern California freeway and rear-ended a car [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Plane crashes on California freeway, rear-ends car, kills 1