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FTC commissioner on new tech like self-driving cars: I ‘see lots of risk’ – Yahoo Finance

FTC commissioner on new tech like self-driving cars: I ‘see lots of risk’ –...

Among the self-driving cars, connected gadgets, and promises of a reimagined world powered by 5G at CES 2020, FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter sees new risks of cybercrime.It’s not just the physical products on hand at the massive consumer tech convention, but the safety of the data they collect that Slaughter says needs the proper protection.“I…
Volkswagen to bring self-driving electric shuttles to Qatar by 2022

Volkswagen to bring self-driving electric shuttles to Qatar by 2022

Volkswagen Group and Qatar have agreed to develop a public transit system of autonomous shuttles and buses by 2022 for the capital city of Doha. The agreement signed Saturday by VW Group and the Qatar Investment Authority is an expansive project that will involve four brands under VW Group, including Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania, its…
A self-driving truck delivered butter from California to Pennsylvania in three days

A self-driving truck delivered butter from California to Pennsylvania in three days

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the video on a mobile device A Silicon Valley startup has completed what appears to be the first commercial freight cross-country trip by an autonomous truck, which finished a 2,800-mile-run from Tulare, California to Quakertown, Pennsylvania for Land O’Lakes in under three days. The trip was smooth…
Teaching Self-Driving Cars to Watch for Unpredictable Humans

Teaching Self-Driving Cars to Watch for Unpredictable Humans

If you happen to live in one of the cities where companies are testing self-driving cars, you’ve probably noticed that your new robot overlords can be occasional nervous drivers. In Arizona, where SUVs operated by Waymo are sometimes ferrying passengers without anyone behind the steering wheel, drivers have complained about the robot cars’ too-timid left…
Uber may have to pay Waymo to use its self-driving tech

Uber may have to pay Waymo to use its self-driving tech

Uber has admitted that it may either have to come to a licensing agreement with Waymo or make design changes to its autonomous vehicle technology, following an independent investigation into its self-driving tech, Reuters reports. The disclosure came in Uber’s 10-Q filing earlier this week. The investigation is the result of a settlement Uber reached…
Remember the Uber self-driving car that killed a woman crossing the street? The AI had no clue about jaywalkers

Remember the Uber self-driving car that killed a woman crossing the street? The AI...

The self-driving Uber car that hit and killed a woman walking her bike across a street wasn’t designed to detect “jaywalking pedestrians.” That's according to an official dossier published by the US National Safety Transportation Board (NTSB) on Tuesday. The March 2018 accident was the first recorded death by a fully autonomous vehicle. On-board video…
Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Know Pedestrians Could Jaywalk

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Know Pedestrians Could Jaywalk

The software inside the Uber self-driving SUV that killed an Arizona woman last year was not designed to detect pedestrians outside of a crosswalk, according to new documents released as part of a federal investigation into the incident. That’s the most damning revelation offered up in a trove of new documents related to the crash,…

Self-Driving Uber in Crash Wasn’t Programmed to Spot Jaywalkers

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VW spins off its own self-driving startup to take on rivals

VW spins off its own self-driving startup to take on rivals

Volkswagen is stepping up its efforts to develop fully driverless cars by spinning off its own startup that it claims will be among the “best-funded” in the world. Volkswagen Autonomy, or VWAT, plans to bring robot taxis and cargo vans to three continents by 2025, according to the Financial Times. The news comes less than…
Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ feature may get early-access release

Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ feature may get early-access release

Tesla may allow certain customers early access to a “feature complete” version of the company’s “full self-driving” capabilities by the end of 2019, Elon Musk said in a call with investors Wednesday. Musk said that this wasn’t “for sure” — but that he thinks Tesla is on track for the release. It’s a kind of…

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OnePlus 8 Pro appears on Geekbench – Gizchina.com

OnePlus 8 Pro appears on Geekbench4.1 (82.67%) 15 votes The OnePlus 8 has been on the leaks radar for a long time. In fact, the first CAD render of the series hit the interwebs as the company was still stocking inventory for sales of the OnePlus 7T Pro. Now, the OnePlus 8 Pro has received…

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