Continental teams with NVIDIA on self-driving car system

Published: Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 9:54 AM
Updated: Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 9:54 AM

Software maker NVIDIA (Nah-VID-E-uh) and German auto parts supplier Continental are teaming to build a self-driving vehicle system that will hit the market in 2021.

It's the latest in a long string of tech-automaker partnerships in the race to get autonomous vehicles on the road.

The companies said Monday that their system will be used for driver-assist safety features all the way up to cars with no steering wheel or pedals. NVIDIA, based in Santa Clara, California, makes computer processing units and artificial intelligence software that reads sensors and makes decisions for autonomous vehicles. Continental makes auto parts including software and cameras, radar and laser sensors.

Financial terms of the partnership were not announced.

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Glassdoor names 50 most beloved CEOs in America

Published: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 @ 5:41 PM
Updated: Wednesday, June 08, 2016 @ 5:01 PM

H-E-B's Charles C. Butt made the list of America's 50 most beloved CEOs.
H-E-B's Charles C. Butt made the list of America's 50 most beloved CEOs.

The chiefs of Facebook, Google, Apple and Texas' beloved H-E-B all made the ranks on job site Glassdoor's list of top-rated CEOs of a large company in the U.S.

Glassdoor determined the 50 rankings by collecting anonymous employee reviews. Beating out well-known names like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, is Bob Bechek at No. 1. Bechek is the worldwide managing director of Bain & Company, a management consultant firm, and received a 99 percent approval rating from employees surveyed. 

Zuckerberg did make top 10 though, along with LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner, Apple's Tim Cook and Google's Sundar Pichai. A bit further down the list at No. 19 is H-E-B's CEO Charles C. Butt, who received a 95 percent approval rating. 

Satisfied employees gave reviews like "H-E-B has always been hreat with allowing Partners to have a flexible schedule" while negative reviews said the company is "very demanding" and "has you work full-time hours while keeping you on part-time status."

To see who else made the list and what employees had to say about each company, you can go here. 

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