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Lyft Gets $1 Billion From Google’s Parent Company

10/19/2017, It was first rumored last month that Google’s parent company was thinking about investing in ride-hailing platform Lyft. The rumors have turned out to be true. CapitalG, Alphabet’s growth investment fund, is leading a $1 billion investment...

Baidu Announces Plans To Launch A Self-Driving Bus In China

10/18/2017, It is no secret that many tech companies and carmakers are working on making self-driving cars a reality. In fact over in China, internet search giant Baidu is making some progress of their own and had previously teamed up with the likes of BMW and...

GM Will Be First To Test Self-Driving Cars In New York City

10/17/2017, New York has some strict rules for self-driving cars which is why companies haven’t been rushing there to test their technology. General Motors has seen past that, though, and it’s going to be the first company to start testing autonomous...

Waymo Trains Law Enforcement How To Handle Self-Driving Car Crashes

10/16/2017, There are many questions surrounding self-driving cars, like the legality behind it, how will our current rules apply to the technology, and so on. One question is that in the event of a self-driving car crash, how will law enforcement or first responders...

New Camera Tech Helps Self-Driving Cars See Around Corners

10/09/2017, Self-driving cars work by using cameras and sensors to detect what’s in front of it so that it knows how to stay in its lane and also how to avoid obstacles. However seeing around corners, that’s a trick that the folks at MIT CSAIL have managed to...

You Can Now Take An Online Course In Self-Driving Cars

09/19/2017, The internet is a great resource if you want to do some extra learning in your free time. There are countless services available online that will teach you everything from coding to cooking online. Online teaching startup Udacity has now opened...

Intel And Waymo Confirm Self-Driving Car Technology Partnership

09/18/2017, Intel today announced a new partnership with Alphabet’s self-driving car division Waymo. For those who are unaware, Alphabet is the parent company of Google and several former Google subsidiaries. The two will work on solutions that enable Level 4...

Alphabet Reportedly Considering $1 Billion Investment In Lyft

09/17/2017, In a report from Bloomberg, it seems that Google’s parent company could be considering making an investment to the tune of $1 billion in ride-hailing service Lyft. Both companies are said to have been in talks with each other, with the investment...

GM Could Be The First To Market With Driverless Cars

09/12/2017, Self-driving cars aren’t new, and while there are many, many companies working on developing the technology, self-driving cars have yet to become commercially available, although we guess the closest thing we’ve got at the moment would be Tesla’s...

Jaguar Unveils A Smart Steering Wheel Powered By AI

09/05/2017, Self-driving cars are clearly on their way to becoming the future of transportation. In fact Google had earlier on envisioned what a self-driving car could look like in which it does away with the need for a steering wheel, thus relegating the occupants...