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Make School - This Revolutionary Tech College is Free Until You Get a Job
Make School – This Revolutionary Tech College is Free Until You Get a Job

A revolutionary new tech college, Make School, is offering students the option of free tuition and $1,500 a month living expenses on the condition that they sign an Income Share Agreement. Under the ISA students will pay for their tuition only after they are hired.

How to Get Hired as a Software Engineer by Google
How to Get Hired as a Software Engineer by Google

Several young Google software engineers provided some great tips that will prepare you to get hired by Google. A key common denominator is to really know your stuff well because the main focus of the interview is going to be on technical skills.

Kroger CEO: How We Compete for Software Engineers with Facebook
Kroger CEO: How We Compete for Software Engineers with Facebook

Kroger and all retailers are fast becoming tech companies and thus have the difficult task of competing with companies like Facebook for top tech talent. According to Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen, one of their secrets to recruiting software engineers is the promise of more responsibility quicker than anywhere else.

BeyondCorp - Google’s New Zero Trust Security Approach Explained
BeyondCorp – Google’s New Zero Trust Security Approach Explained

If you are a network person you have probably heard of BeyondCorp, but maybe you have had difficulty explaining it to others in your organization. Max Saltonstall says that Google has shifted to a security model where each access request is reevaluated as it is made.

Vehicles of the Future - So Intelligent They Could Drive Themselves, Says Ford CEO
Vehicles of the Future – So Intelligent They Could Drive Themselves, Says Ford CEO

This is the year that many of the technological innovations that Ford has been working on will start to come out. Ford CEO Jim Hackett says that the vehicles of the future will be so intelligent that they could drive themselves.

How Lime Monitors Data From 26,000,000 Trips in Real-Time
How Lime Monitors Data From 26,000,000 Trips in Real-Time

Lime monitors data from their scooters and bikes in real-time in order to ensure that all bikes are charged and available to riders. In fact, in 2018 Lime monitored 26 million scooter and bike trips worldwide according to their year-end report.

Cloud is Really the New Normal for Financial Services
Cloud is Really the New Normal for Financial Services

“Cloud is really the new normal,” says Scott Mullins, Head of Worldwide Financial Services Business Development at AWS. “If you look across enterprise companies and financial services today, the vast majority are considering cloud as a major part of their IT strategy going forward.”

Autonomous Driving for Trucks Will Happen First, Says Full Truck Alliance CFO
Autonomous Driving for Trucks Will Happen First, Says Full Truck Alliance CFO

“We think the commercialization of autonomous driving for trucks will probably take place a lot sooner than it will take place in the passenger car vehicle sector,” says Richard Zhang, CFO of Full Truck Alliance.

Toyota P4 Concept Car Introduced with Guardian Technology - May Save Lives by Ten-Fold
Toyota P4 Concept Car Introduced with Guardian Technology – May Save Lives by Ten-Fold

Toyota has introduced the hybrid P4 concept car that includes increased accident protection that is much “smarter” than its predecessor. Toyota says that with greater computing power, its systems can operate more machine learning algorithms in parallel for faster learning.

China Just Lifted New Video Game Ban
China Just Lifted New Video Game Ban

China just lifted its year-old ban on new video games but interestingly in the first batch approved none were from Tencent. Steinberg also noted that China “has gone very hyper” with the control they have put on games.