Google's self-driving cars are getting a life of their own.
X lab, the autonomous vehicle project, is becoming a standalone unit of Google's parent company Alphabet; possibly the first step on its.. City A.M.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (dpa-AFX) - Google parent Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL, GOOG) is graduating its self-driving-car project from its research lab X into a standalone business, the Wall Street Journal reported ... FinanzNachrichten.de
Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute are leading a year-long effort with Nashville and nine other cities around the world to accelerate their efforts to prepare for the arrival of.. Source: NewsChannel 5 Nashville -
A self-driving truck just completed the world’s first commercial shipment. What did they ship? Beer, of course! Anheuser-Busch shipped their beer with the trucks, made by the Otto company, over 120.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Convincing people autonomous cars are safe is key to their success
The government-backed Autodrive initiative is measuring public perception to driverless tech; it's working with Jaguar Land Rover,.. Autocar
Elon Musk denied on Wednesday that Tesla Motors’ planned ride-hailing network would put his company in direct competition with Uber or Lyft.
Rather, he said, the tentatively named Tesla Network.. Huffington Post
Tesla CEO Elon Musk gathered all who would listen last Thursday for a much-hyped announcement: Each of the cars currently in production by the company will include all the hardware required to drive.. Huffington Post
The Aspen Institute and Michael Bloomberg's philanthropic foundation are teaming up on a new initiative to pave the way for self-driving cars operating in the world's cities. The institute and.. bizjournals
There's been a mini exodus of sorts among executives at Google's parent company Alphabet.
Alphabet, which formed last year into a conglomerate of separate companies, is designed to help the company.. Business Insider
Tesla CEO Elon Musk dropped a massive announcement last week when he said new Teslas will be built with hardware that will eventually enable full autonomy.
But buried in that news dump was a single.. Business Insider
Self-driving cars are going to be here sooner (Tesla and Uber) or later (Apple), but you don't hear much about a Microsoft car.
And there's a good reason for that. Microsoft has no plans to build.. Business Insider
Apple may have put the brakes on plans to build its own self-driving car, but the company's plug-and-play, self-driving operating system is still moving forward, even if the team has been scaled back... engadget Also reported by •TUAW
At an Apple research and development facility in Kanata, Canada, Apple has two dozen former BlackBerry QNX employees helping develop a car operating system, reports Bloomberg.
The operating system.. MacRumours.com
What technological developments will have the greatest impact on our future? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique.. Huffington Post
As the head of design for Google’s self-driving car program, YooJung Ahn has figured out how to design a car for people who aren’t the least bit interested in driving. She oversaw the design of the.. The Verge
Online education company Udacity on Tuesday introduced a new "nanodegree" program in self-driving auto engineering. President Sebastian Thrun made the announcement. The goal is to build a crowdsourced,.. Linux Insider