Testing of software adds to urgency in race for driverless cars

In the race to build a self-driving car, German automakers are hitting a road block in their efforts to test vehicles so complex they need more than 10 times the amount of software found in a fighter jet. German laws currently place limits on testing on public roads. Automakers fear this is allowing U.S. competitor Google to pull ahead in developing software, specifically progammes that will ... Software - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Jose Mourinho Speaks out on Arsene Wenger, Arsenal’s Place in EPL Table Race

Jose Mourinho just can't resist the chance to take a shot at Arsene Wenger.   The Chelsea manager, whose feud with Arsenal's boss has become quite famous at this point, reignited the war of words on Sunday. "I do not understand why they [Arsenal] are not where we are with Man City," Mourinho told the Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday program, via ESPN. "He has a dream job. I think every manager in the world would like to have the stability he has. Year after year after year, he has the chance Read more [...]

Are Online Race Registration Companies Scamming Us?

Five years ago, Christy Mack crossed a threshold familiar to a lot of deskbound Americans. Looking for a way to stay fit, she signed up for a half marathon, her first ever, in Portland, Oregon, and discovered that along with her medal, souvenir T-shirt, and sore muscles came a $ 64.95 fee for something called Active Network. Mack didn’t remember signing up for anything but the privilege to run, and after a year of determining the value of the membership—which includes members-only Read more [...]

Shonda Rhimes: Quit Focusing on My Race & Gender!

With a portfolio that includes “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice,” Shonda Rhimes clearly knows how to be a successful showrunner. The “How To Get Away With Murder” executive producer is on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue and she has a few things on her mind. Rhimes observed that she’s often referred to as a “the most powerful black female showrunner in Hollywood,” and she’s not okay with it. “They wouldn't say that someone is ‘the Read more [...]

Falcons Defense Doomed to Bury Them vs. Giants in Week 5 and in NFC South Race

After a dismal 4-12 2013 season, things are looking up a bit for the Atlanta Falcons, who sit at 2-2 and tied for first place in the NFC South. However, a harsh reality reared its head in last week's 41-28 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, a reality that casts severe doubts over the team's ability to make a real push for the playoffs in 2014. The Falcons are terrible on defense. Like the worst defense in the NFC bad. Worse than the Dallas Cowboys. Former Baltimore Ravens head coach (and current Read more [...]

5 Brain Tricks for a Better Race

If you think you get fast through physical training alone, you could be missing out on half the process. Pete Magill is the record holder of the fastest-ever masters 5K and 10K and co-author of Build Your Running Body. Earlier this month I asked him about how to shave a minute off your next race in as little as one workout. But Magill says that training the brain to actually allow the body to run fast is another big part, as well. So this week, I went back to Magill for some insights on how Read more [...]

British Grand Prix 2014: B/R Experts Predict Pole, Race Winner and More

Formula 1 hits Silverstone for the 50th time, and the British Grand Prix could be a key moment as we approach the halfway point of the season. Mercedes have dominated the season, but they appear more vulnerable than they were in the early races of the campaign. Joining us is Bob Margolis, who covers NASCAR in the U.S. for Bleacher Report. He'll be pitting his wits against our F1 team, and you can as well. Here are our best guesses: Mark Patterson: The turning point of Nico Rosberg's season Read more [...]