Self Driving Cars

Hashtag Trending – Waymo launching its own ride-hailing service, Apple’s new HQ giving employees headaches

Google’s self-driving division is preparing to launch its own ride-hailing service. A new browser extension cleans up Twitter on your desktop. And Apple’s new spaceship headquarters are becoming a real pain for some employees. Trending on Reddit: An application with the Arizona state department ...

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial settled; Amazon’s new delivery service; Facebook testing downvote button

The Uber and Waymo trial ends with a settlement. Amazon goes after FedEx and UPS with its new delivery service. And Facebook is finally testing a dislike button – sort of. From LinkedIn: Less than a week after it began, the game-changing civil trial between Uber and Waymo, Google’s self-driving ...

Exploring Intel’s autonomous car – All Hands on Tech

At CES 2018, Intel revealed its self-driving car strategy through its partnership with Mobileye and BMW, and we got a first look. ...

Hashtag Trending – Uber/Waymo trial begins; Elon Musk launches a Tesla Roadster into space

A high-profile trial between Uber and Google’s self-driving division Waymo begins in San Francisco. Tesla founder Elon Musk launches one of his company’s first vehicles into space. And Julian Assange’s request to temporarily leave the U.K.’s Ecuadorian embassy has been denied. From Facebook: ...

Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new age”. ...

Pizza delivery is just the beginning for Toyota’s self-driving car

Have you ever wanted a futuristic-looking self-driving vehicle to deliver your pizzas? ...

Predictions: 5 digital factory trends for 2018

It’s that time of year again. Time to dust off the crystal ball and predict what technologies will most impact factory floors in the year ahead. To set the stage for the predictions below, it’s worth noting that 2017 was a breakthrough year for digital factory solutions. Additive manufacturing, ...

Governments should use buying, regulatory power to fight botnets: Expert

Draft U.S. government recommendations on ways to reduce the threat of automated botnets launching denial of service attacks and spreading malware are too weak, says a cyber security expert. The report from the departments of Homeland Security and Commerce issued last week, “definitely did not go ...

Sidewalk Toronto will ‘stitch’ city together, Sidewalk Labs CEO says during AMA

The first 21st century neighbourhood won’t isolate itself from the rest of Toronto, the CEO of Google sister company Sidewalk Labs said Wednesday. “It should be fully integrated into the fabric of the metropolitan area,” said New York-based Dan Doctoroff during an “Ask Me Anything” sessio ...

Hashtag Trending – Nissan’s Brain-to-Vehicle technology, first under-the-glass fingerprint sensor, Amazon CEO richest ever

More news out of CES 2018 today with Nissan unveiling its brain-to-vehicle technology, and Chinese manufacturer Vivo revealing the first ever under the glass fingerprint sensor. Plus, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is officially the richest person in history. From Reddit – Nissan is taking a differen ...