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Tesla’s long-awaited, revamped Autopilot is moving one step closer to becoming a reality.

After years in development and no shortage of serious setbacks, the California-based electric car giant is set to begin beta testing its new self-driving software next week. Following a complete system rewrite, the select group of chosen drivers will gain access to the update, which will include Full Self-Driving (FSD) mode, a significant advance from previous editions. In April, founder Elon Musk announced that the autonomous feature would be publicly available by the end of 2020, but that deadline is fast approaching.

Getting fully operational is critical for the automaker on more than one front. Not only will it be a boon to the company for being the first major marque to have such autonomous driving widely available, but it is also a necessity before Tesla can deploy the self-driving

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Sooo…how’s your fall semester going? Actually, nevermind. We know, and we’re sorry. That’s why we created ExtraCurricular. ICYMI: we’ve created an entire semester’s worth of classes—free! free classes!—to give you everything that (campus) life just…isn’t right now.

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It’s College 2.0, and you’re invited, whether you’re:

  • surviving Intro to Econ literally right this sec (btw, you forgot to mute your Zoom and everyone can hear your roomie yelling at her bf)

  • or post-college and out in the real-world also on Zoom

And *drumroll* school is officially in session starting this week! Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, Bea Arthur, a licensed mental health counselor, award-winning entrepreneur, and CEO of The Difference (which provides on-demand access to therapy as Amazon’s first mental health Alexa Skill), will school you on how to do the (seemingly) impossible: avoid burnout when we’re hustling 24/7. She’ll break down the

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Key Takeaways:

  • Broken record time as stimulus hopes continue to provide early market support
  • Earnings season gets underway tomorrow with big banks beginning to report
  • Big week for FAANGs as Amazon
    AMZN
    Prime Day, Apple
    AAPL
    event coming up

If Wall Street had a seat belt sign, now’s when the captain would tell us to buckle up for possible turbulence ahead.

Even if earnings season didn’t begin tomorrow, there’s plenty to keep investors on their toes. Amazon’s (AMZN) Prime Day, Apple’s (AAPL) long-awaited product event, continued stimulus negotiations in Washington, and mounting virus cases in the U.S. and Europe all get mixed into the recipe.

Ordinarily, those ingredients would be enough for anyone, but this time it’s happening while investors and the entire world have one eye on polls three weeks ahead of the U.S. presidential election. Despite all this, volatility is the lowest since late

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this week in the near future

October 12, 2020 | internet | No Comments

Hi, I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accelerating technologies. 

This week, I asked members how we should think and act amidst the K-shaped economic recovery we’re seeing in the US, UK and even China. Join the discussion.

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The near future

🎡 The US House presented a report on the antitrust practices of Big Tech, calling for the most sweeping changes to antitrust laws in decades. Lawmakers say that the GAFA have turned from start-ups into monopolies à la oil tycoons whose “pattern of behaviour raises questions about whether these firms view themselves as above the law.” Matt Stoller points out that the subcommittee went through nearly 1.3 million documents and did hundreds of hours of interviews.

[T]he Cicilline Report is just a document with no intrinsic legal force on its own.

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The Cleveland Browns will take on the Indianapolis Colts at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns are 3-1 overall and 2-0 at home, while Indianapolis is 3-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. The latest Browns vs. Colts odds from William Hill list this game as a pick’em, while the over-under is set at 47.5. Before entering any Colts vs. Browns picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,300 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 7-4 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 5 on an incredible 103-69 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three of

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The Arizona Cardinals will take on the New York Jets at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. New York is 0-4 overall and 0-2 at home, while the Cardinals are 2-2 overall and 1-1 on the road. Arizona is favored by seven points in the latest Jets vs. Cardinals odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 47. Before entering any Cardinals vs. Jets picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,300 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 7-4 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 5 on an incredible 103-69 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch

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An American Athletic battle is on tap Saturday between the Navy Midshipmen and the Temple Owls at Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Owls are 13-3 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The Midshipmen, meanwhile, are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games following a against-the-spread loss.

Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. The Owls are favored by 3.5-points in the latest Navy vs. Temple odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 50.5. Before you make any Temple vs. Navy picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread

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Apple This Week: Stock Finds Its North

October 10, 2020 | technology | No Comments

Apple seems to have got into its stride. But it took a bit for the stock to find a north.

After a sharp decline in the first half of September, shares bounced around $107 per share for a moment. In the past two weeks, however, the stock has rallied back to mid-August levels. The past five trading days have been particularly good for Apple, even if the S&P 500 managed to climb even higher – see chart below.

Two distinct halves

Apple shares started the week trading sideways to lower. Tuesday was a particularly eventful day for the stock, when several developments converged: the speech by the Fed’s Jerome Powell, Trump’s decision to halt fiscal stimulus negotiations with Congress (which lasted only a few hours), the announcement of the iPhone 12 event, and the House antitrust panel’s report on Big Tech.

Here are the bullish factors pushing Apple

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Between a pandemic and the 2020 presidential election, life in a cave is looking more and more viable these days.

That’s the appeal of a new stay found on Hotels.com, where they’re offering visitors a chance to “live under a rock” during the first week of November as a respite from the world’s ills.

Between Nov. 2 and 7, escapists can take cover in a design-inspired cave, carved out 50 feet below ground in New Mexico.

It’s the perfect opportunity for “those who are experiencing election stress disorder (this is a real thing!),” according to their website. And five nights at the inn costs just $25 plus tax — an “Abraham Lincoln-inspired” rate fit for a president of the late 19th century.

“After you’ve cast your ballot, you can check out of the newsfeed negativity and check in to a man-made cave,” the website continues.

The bedrock digs are booked

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The BYU Cougars will take on the UTSA Roadrunners at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The Cougars are 3-0 overall and 2-0 at home, while UTSA is 3-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. It’s the first time these two programs have gone head-to-head and both teams have had success against the spread this season. BYU is 3-0 against the spread, while UTSA is 2-1 against the number.

Both programs have had solid offensive performances this season, with BYU averaging 49.3 points and UTSA averaging 418.5 yards per game. The Cougars are favored by 35-points in the latest BYU vs. UTSA odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 63. Before entering any UTSA vs. BYU picks, you’ll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the

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