Advanced Technologies Are Taking Ford into the Future Today

Ford Motor Co. has adopted the phrase “Factory of Tomorrow” to describe its vision of the future, which includes in part a plan for the automaker to transform into “a truly digital operation.”

The phrase is a little deceiving, however, once you hear what Ford is doing in the way of advanced technology today—because it’s already doing quite a lot.

In his Dec. 3 keynote address during IndustryWeek’s Manufacturing & Technology Virtual conference, Mike Mikula, global chief engineer in  Ford’s advanced manufacturing organization, shared some of the company’s advances in areas such as additive manufacturing, collaborative robots, extended reality and even exoskeletons. And more.

For example, while Ford has been using additive manufacturing since the 1980s, today’s deployments go far beyond simple prototyping or cosmetic flourishes. Mikula described how the company is both designing and fabricating, via additive manufacturing, parking brake brackets for the Mustang GT 500.

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Get a cheap gaming laptop or PC deal today at Best Buy in new flash sale

Yup, the intense sales weekend might be over, but that hasn’t stopped the gaming offers coming in and you can still bag a gaming laptop deal or cheap gaming PC this very day! With Best Buy offering some flash sales on a host of electronics, we’ve picked out some gaming machines that are heavily discounted today. Be quick though. These deals are only on for 12 hours: they will start at 10am PT/1pm ET and will end at 10pm PT/ 1am ET (tomorrow).



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Best gaming laptops: MSI GS65 Stealth

The headline deal here is a cheap gaming laptop deal that bags you one of Acer’s brilliant budget Nitro machines. The Nitro 5 laptop range has long been seen as a great entry point into gaming laptops and PC gaming, offering considered builds that might not blow your socks off but that will perform and won’t cost

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Get a cheap gaming laptop or PC deal today at Best Buy in their latest flash sale

Yup, the intense sales weekend might be over, but that hasn’t stopped the gaming offers coming in and you can still bag a gaming laptop deal or cheap gaming PC this very day! With Best Buy offering some flash sales on a host of electronics, we’ve picked out some gaming machines that are heavily discounted today. Be quick though. These deals are only on for 12 hours: they will start at 10am PT/1pm ET and will end at 10pm PT/ 1am ET (tomorrow).



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Best gaming laptops: MSI GS65 Stealth

The headline deal here is a cheap gaming laptop deal that bags you one of Acer’s brilliant budget Nitro machines. The Nitro 5 laptop range has long been seen as a great entry point into gaming laptops and PC gaming, offering considered builds that might not blow your socks off but that will perform and won’t cost

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Cyber Monday 2020: the best PC gaming deals still available today

Black Friday is over, Cyber Monday is over, but as we totter on through into what is being dubiously known as Cyber Week, deals are still there to be had. And even some new ones unscrupulous retailers were holding back for whatever nefarious reasons they might have. There are still offer out there, then, with deals on gaming laptops, full prebuilt PCs, SSDs, gaming monitors, and all the peripherals under the rainbow.

The Best Cyber Monday deals

We’ve been keeping tabs on the sales throughout the week and will continue to spotlight the best Cyber Monday PC gaming deals here as they come in and cull those which inevitably fall foul of the harsh mistress we call time. And stock numbers. A lot of the discounts we saw on Monday are still active, which is nice to see, but there may be a weaker second wave of new, short and

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Here’s Why Micron Technology Stock Jumped Today

What happened

Shares of Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) were trading 6.2% higher by 11:50 a.m. EST, boosted by a fresh set of guidance targets for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021. The memory chip giant’s stock had risen as much as 7.1% in earlier trading.

So what

The midpoint of Micron’s revenue guidance was boosted from $5.2 billion to $5.73 billion. Gross margins are turning out to be wider than expected. Micron’s adjusted first-quarter earnings are now seen landing near $0.71 per share, up from $0.47 per share. Analyst estimates were roughly in line with Micron’s guidance midpoints.

The new guidance figures work out to a 48% year-over-year earnings boost and revenue growth of approximately 12%.

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Now what

Micron’s surprisingly strong results rested mostly on huge demand from data center customers. This way, Micron taps into the rising demand for cloud-based services amid the ongoing COVID-19

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UPDATE — Rackspace Technology Announces New Solve Strategy Series Webinar: How Businesses are using AI and Machine Learning Today

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SAN ANTONIO, Nov 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace Technology(TM) (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company, will hold the virtual event How Businesses are using AI and Machine Learning Today on December 9th at 10:00 am CT as the final installment of the company’s Solve Strategy Series.

Jeremy Howard, data scientist, researcher, educator and founder of fast.ai, will deliver a keynote on the top capabilities and constraints of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), including examples of successful applications and requirements to effectively put the technology into practice. He will then be joined by industry experts from Salesforce, AWS and Rackspace Technology for a panel discussion on how today’s enterprises are using AI/ML in new and innovative ways.

For many enterprises, the pandemic

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Rackspace Technology Announces New Solve Strategy Series Webinar: How Businesses are using AI and Machine Learning Today

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

SAN ANTONIO, Nov 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace Technology(TM) (NASDAQ: RXT), a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company, will hold the virtual event How Businesses are using AI and Machine Learning Today on December 9th at 10:00 am CT as part of the company’s Solve Strategy Series.

Jeremy Howard, data scientist, researcher, educator and founder of fast.ai, will deliver a keynote on the top capabilities and constraints of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), including examples of successful applications and requirements to effectively put the technology into practice. He will then be joined by industry experts from Salesforce and Rackspace Technology for a panel discussion on how today’s enterprises are using AI/ML in new and innovative ways.

“As more businesses aim to adopt artificial intelligence

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AKG K-701 premium headphones 65% off today only!

AKG K 701 headphones deal Adorama

Finding the right pair of headphones can be a daunting task. Not only is there a sea of options to choose from, but quality cans can really damage your bank account! Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals can make getting a good pair of headphones much more accessible, as is the case with the AKG K-701 headphones deal that Adorama is currently offering.

These are currently going for $159. While this is still a pretty high price to pay for headphones, you are getting much more than your money’s worth. MSRP stands at a whopping $449, which means you are getting a 65% discount if you take advantage of this deal. Make sure to act quickly, though, as this offer is only available today.

Also: Here are the best Black Friday audio deals available

Features include flat-wire voice coil technology, an open back design, bi-wiring cable, and a two-layer diaphragm.

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Cyber Monday 2020: the best PC gaming deals you can pick up today

Black Friday is over, long live the Cyber Monday deals! There will still be a host of hangover offers from the whole Black Friday week, and there is indeed a fine array of PCs, laptops, monitors, and all kinds of PC gaming goodies all with healthy discounts around right now. But the switchover is happening, with more Cyber Monday PC deals being slowly released up to a potential big drop on Monday proper.

The Best Cyber Monday deals

Cyber Monday itself is now a total anachronism, born of a time where it was a secondary online event partnering Black Friday. You know, where Black Friday was purely an in-store battle royal around who could fight there way to that cheap HDTV fastest without getting filmed for the local news, fists flying. But retailers will still hold specific products and deals over for the Monday after Black Friday, in the hopes

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Save nearly $300 on this Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 Gaming Desktop at Dell today

The Black Friday gaming PC deals are rolling in and this one from Dell is great



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Alienware Aurora R10

for those looking to pick up a prebuilt for less than $100. Alienware has excelled for years at premium gaming desktop packages that get you what you need or want, but often have steep prices of admission. But not today, as this rather affordable offering direct from Dell highlights: you can get one of their Aurora R10 Ryzen builds for just $999.99 – with the option to add more bells, whistles, and memory should you so desire.

There are also Black Friday gaming monitors galore should you be willing to combo up on your new purchase too.

The R10 is able to comfortably perform with all but the most strenuous of settings with games released in the past few years. It may not be a looker –

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