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Schumer: DOT must mandate sleep apnea tests for train engineers

Sen. Chuck Schumer is demanding that the federal Department of Transportation reverse its decision to derail new rules that would have required all railroad engineers to be tested for sleep apnea. Schumer (D-N.Y.) made the call after a National Transportation ...

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Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars

But there are gaps in the way these sensors operate, and combining their disparate streams of data is difficult. Aeva’s prototype — a breed of lidar that measures distances more accurately and also captures speed — aims to fill several ...

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U.S. Accuses Tech Firm of Bias Against Asian Software Engineers

Photo Palantir offices in Palo Alto, Calif. The Labor Department sued the tech company on Monday, claiming that it discriminated against Asians. Credit Peter DaSilva for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — The United States Department of Labor sued ...

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Bits: Apple’s Engineers, if Defiant, Would be in Sync With Ethics Code

Photo If Apple employees refused to perform the software engineering tasks that would be necessary to provide the F.B.I. with access to the contents of an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the December mass killing in San ...

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Apple Encryption Engineers, if Ordered to Unlock iPhone, Might Resist

Photo Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. Apple’s employees’ concerns provide insight into a company culture that still views the world through the anti-establishment prism of its co-founders Steven P. Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Credit Tony Avelar/Bloomberg SAN FRANCISCO — If ...

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