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Waymo’s Self-Driving Cars Have Driven 4 Million Miles

11/28/2017, If you’re trying to get an idea of how much data Waymo has managed to collect from its self-driving tests, the short answer is: a lot. In a post on Medium, Waymo has announced a rather impressive milestone, which is that their entire fleet of...

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...

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...

Waymo Teaches Its Self-Driving Cars To Detect Emergency Vehicles

07/11/2017, When learning how to drive, one is usually taught that when an emergency vehicle is behind you flashing its lights and sirens that you should get out of their way so as to not hinder their progress in reaching their destination. Now it seems that this is...

Judge Orders Uber To Return Confidential Files To Waymo

05/15/2017, Uber and Waymo are currently embroiled in a legal battle in which Waymo accused Uber of stealing company secrets. To be more specific, Uber bought over a company started by a former Waymo employee who allegedly took the confidential files with him when he...

Lyft And Waymo Are Working On Self-Driving Cars Together

05/15/2017, Thanks to ride-hailing and ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber, getting a ride to wherever you’re going has become a lot easier, whereas in the past you would pretty much only have taxis to rely on (assuming buses and trains aren’t your thing)....

Waymo Alleges Uber Created A Fake Company To Steal Their Secrets

05/03/2017, By now some of you guys might have heard how Waymo has sued Uber and Otto for allegedly stealing company secrets to help further their own self-driving car efforts. The story goes like this: a former Waymo employee left to form his own company called Otto...

Waymo Deploys 500 Self-Driving Minivans In Phoenix, Arizona

04/25/2017, Have you ever wondered what it might feel like to be a self-driving car? To essentially put your fate into the hands of a computer a bunch of sensors? Turns out if you live in Phoenix, Arizona, you’ll be able to try that out for yourself because...

Uber Responds To Waymo’s Lawsuit Allegations

02/24/2017, Yesterday it was reported that Alphabet’s self-driving division Waymo filed a lawsuit against Otto and Uber, alleging the Otto stole Waymo’s lidar design to be used in their self-driving cars, and because Uber owns Otto, it seems that they were...