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Google Starts Road Tests of New Self-Driving Car Prototypes

Google Inc (GOOGL.O) said on Thursday it had started testing the latest prototypes of its self-driving cars on Mountain View, California roads, with safety drivers aboard. 154 more words


Uber's mapping cars have a new high-tech home

Self-driving cars need the right mapping technology and eyes—or optics—to see the world around them. So Uber—a company keen to tap into vast economic potential of self-driving cars—is partnering with the University of Arizona’s College of Optical Science. 338 more words


I Believe In a Future With No Car Accidents

A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.

A little over a month ago, I was in an accident. 960 more words


NPR - How Close Are We Really To A Robot-Run Society?

Senior New York Times writer John Markoff joins NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross to talk about self-driving cars, virtual reality and the future of robotics. 86 more words

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Apple hires yet another driverless car expert from Tesla

Apple has yet to acknowledge the rumors that it’s working on some sort of car — or even automotive technology of sorts — but the clues keep racking up. 279 more words


Canadian university students develop self-driving electric shuttle

WATERLOO, Ont. – Alex Rodrigues and Michael Skupien of the University of Waterloo successfully tested the shuttle earlier this week.

While other driverless vehicles are being developed and may take years before they reach public roads, Rodrigues says the shuttle could be ready for final testing and use on private spaces, such as university campuses, in 12 months. 88 more words


Big Microsoft Product Event In October


Microsoft is planning a monster product launch event in October. According to theverge.com, they’ll show two new Lumia handsets, the Surface Pro 4, and a Microsoft Band 2. 132 more words