Waymo bids its self-driving bubble cars farewell

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Spread the loveTweet This move doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. A report from late 2016 said Alphabet’s Larry Page scrapped Waymo’s plans to manufacture bubble-shaped driverless vehicles to make…


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Tim Cook says Apple is working on ‘autonomous systems’

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Spread the loveTweet Make of that what you will. Cook talks around the subject, emphasizing Apple’s work in AI and by extension, autonomy, rather than addressing anything directly. “We’re not…


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Mobike will launch dockless bike-sharing in the U.K., its first market outside of Asia

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Spread the loveTweet Mobike, one of China’s largest bike-sharing companies, will launch in Manchester and Salford, its first cities outside of Asia. The service is slated to arrive on June…


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Lyft gets $25M and a fleet of cars from new partner Jaguar Land Rover

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Spread the loveTweet Lyft recently raised $600 million in a massive funding round, and now we know that $25 million of that came from Jaguar Land Rover, via its mobility services…


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Uber’s board votes unanimously to adopt all recommendations of Holder report

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Spread the loveTweet Uber’s Board of Directors has voted unanimously to implement all of the recommendations contained within the report it commissioned from former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and…


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Uber’s board is discussing a leave of absence for Travis Kalanick; will Garrett Camp replace him?

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Spread the loveTweet According to a variety of media reports, Uber’s board is meeting in Los Angeles today in what may be the most critical sit-down in the company’s eight-year…


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Uber is in talks to acquire valet startup Luxe’s tech and engineers

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Spread the loveTweet Uber is in late-stage talks to acquire some technology and team members from Luxe, the on-demand car valet service, The Wall Street Journal and Recode first reported,…


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Tesla gives a shadowy tease of the Model Y crossover SUV

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Spread the loveTweet At the shareholders meeting, Musk said Tesla actually made a mistake deriving Model X from the Model S platform. “It would have been better to just design…


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Bosch and TomTom map roads with radar for autonomous vehicles

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Spread the loveTweet To form the maps, radar signals transmitted by driving cars are used to collect billions of reflection points bouncing off of surrounding structures like road signs and…


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Waze arrives on Android Auto after a year-long wait

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Spread the loveTweet Speaking of AP, the publication has obtained an email outlining how to get up and running with the test build. It’s only a beta, of course, so…


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