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Mineral Circles Bearings at automechanika FRANKFURT

The news is out! See you all at hall 6.1, stand E05 in September. Newly appointed Managing Director Hassanein Alwan and Regional Sales Manager Rodrigo Paiva are all set to represent Mineral Circles Bearings in its first-ever participation at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018.

Hey Buddy, Can You Give Me a Hand?

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUyU3lKzoio

Toyota Takes Self-Driving Cars Off Road After Uber Accident

The fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle operated by the ride-hailing service Uber has prompted one automaker to temporarily halt its testing of self-driving cars on public roads. The accident on Sunday night in Tempe, Ariz., prompted Uber to halt its tests on the streets of four cities: Tempe,...

Swarming insects inspire collision avoidance technology for driverless cars

A global research project led by a team at the University of Lincoln is taking its inspiration from swarming insects to develop collision avoidance technology for driverless cars. Funded by a €1.8m grant from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, the so-called ULTRACEPT project (Ultra-layered perception with...

Robotic Tortoise Helps Kids to Learn That Robot Abuse Is a Bad Thing

Shelly is fun to play with, but if you hit it, it’ll hide inside its shell until it’s safe to come out again Kids like to touch things. Kids like to whack things. This is usually fine when the thing is a toy, but it can be...

‘Close The Door On Your Way Out’: How Not To Manage Employee Exit

Resigning is an emotional business.  How it is handled by employers makes a huge impact on both those who leave and those they leave behind. In some cases resignation is a heat of the moment, ‘final straw’ thing.  In other cases, it is linked to a life event unrelated to...

We Asked Men and Women to Wear Sensors at Work

Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive. Women are underrepresented in the C-suite, receive lower salaries, and are less likely to receive a critical first promotion to the manager than men. Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and women’s behaviour. Which raises the question: Do...

EU demands Northern Ireland keeps customs union and single market rules

European Union calls for Northern Ireland to stay in its customs union and stick to single market rules after Brexit if a hard border cannot be avoided. The EU wants a “common regulatory area” on the island of Ireland which would keep Northern Ireland wedded to Brussels...

How Digital Natives Are Changing B2B Purchasing

The cartoon of business-to-business (B2B) buyers depicts grey-haired executives and purchasing agents in meetings, on the phone and lunching with their vendors. Conversations focus mainly on negotiating price and payment terms. But along with fax machines and long golf games, these features of B2B life have all...

NEW Stainless Steel Housings – Washdown Redesigned

The redesigned shape and laser marked housings make the surface of FYH’s new stainless-steel housings smoother than ever.  The flatter surface ensures there is no place for water to pool after washdown. Please feel free to check the at FYH web site. FYH’s new stainless series will be available...