Tag "SELF DRIVING CAR"

Uber vs Waymo legal battle- Uber wins a crucial point

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Uber is fighting too many battles both within the company and outside it. Though things aren’t looking bright for the ride-hailing company on either of the fronts, looks like, Uber may have got a breather of sorts at least on one front.

Lyft inks another self-driving tech partnership with Jaguar Land Rover

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Next time you want to ride in Jaguar or a Land Rover to visit your nearest cafe, book a cab from Lyft. Nope, we are not kidding! Coming one-step closer to its vision of having a self-driving fleet by 2021,

Delphi joins the Intel-BMW-Mobileye self driving cars project

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Automotive parts and electronics maker, Delphi has joined BMW, Intel and Mobileye as a new partner in their previously announced initiative to co-develop an autonomous driving platform. As the technology industry races to develop self-driving cars, companies are increasingly inking partnerships and

Uber vs Waymo battle: Uber may continue self-driving work but Levandowski barred from LiDAR

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A federal judge has ruled in the matter of a preliminary injunction against Uber saying that former Google employee and Otto founder Anthony Levandowski can no longer work on any projects that involve LiDAR technology. The ride-hailing company can, however, continue its autonomous

Waymo teams up with Lyft to work on self-driving cars

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While their common rival-Uber reels under a spate of lawsuits, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo is teaming up with Lyft to bring self-driving cars to the general population via fleet services, reports New York Times. Citing sources, the report said that the two companies

Samsung all set to test self-driving cars on South Korean roads

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While Uber and Waymo have already hit the roads to test their autonomous vehicles, Apple recently got an official permission to do the same. Now, another tech giant joins these titans as it recently got approval to test self-driving cars on public

Anthony Levandowski quits as Uber’s self-driving unit’s head amid legal battle with Waymo

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Anthony Levandowski, the head of Uber’s self-driving unit- Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) is stepping aside from his role “through the remainder of the Waymo litigation,” according to a letter that he sent to staff. According to a report from Business Insider, Levandowski won’t be working on

Google all set to test its self-driving cars with real passengers

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After years of testing with its own engineers and drivers, Google is finally taking its self-driving cars on road for general public in Phoenix, Arizona. Now known as Waymo, the Alphabet Inc. self-driving car unit, announced it’s adding 500 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to

Baidu opens up its autonomous driving platform with project ‘Apollo’

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Chinese tech giant Baidu has announced project Apollo that will provide an open, and reliable software platform for its partners in the automotive industry to build self-driving vehicles faster. The platform encompasses both hardware and software, providing partners with the

After trade secrets, Uber and Waymo now fight over nature of arbitration

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It seems Uber does not want to clean its dirty laundry in public and wants to keep the court proceedings private. Unfortunately, the other party in the case i.e. Alphabet is not in a mood to comply. Alphabet has filed an opposition request

Uber suspends self-driving car tests after Arizona crash

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Self-driving cars, equipped with latest technology may have all the safety gear and features but at the end of the day they have to ply amidst human users and hence the ruckus. The latest high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona involving

BMW, Intel and Mobileye to deploy 40 autonomous test cars on road this year

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From the world’s first 5G modem to smart hairbrush, CES 2017 has already set tech world on fire with a small peep into future of technology. Now, bringing one of the most anticipated announcements from the show- a fleet of

Uber asked to halt self-driving vehicle service in San Francisco

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Uber may have announced the launch of its self-driving vehicles in San Francisco but the cab aggregator has now been ordered by state regulators to stop the pilot, according to the Associated Press on the grounds of not securing a

Google spins off its self-driving car project into a new division- Waymo

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When rumour mills were buzzing noisily about Google shutting down its self-driving car project, came the news, official this time that the division has instead been spun into a separate entity called Waymo under the Alphabet umbrella. The name reflects

Apple’s letter to the NHTSA reveals plans on autonomous vehicle

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Cupertino giant might not have made a public announcement for it but Apple’s letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes pretty close to admitting its plan on self-driving technology. Though precise details of Apple automotive products were not

Intel forms a dedicated autonomous driving technology group- ADG

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Autonomous driving technology is currently ruling the roost in the tech industry with every biggie aiming for a pie in it. The latest to join the bandwagon is chipmaker Intel that has announced the formation of a separate division dedicated

BMW and Baidu have reportedly called off their autonomous car partnership

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BMW and Chinese search giant Baidu are reportedly ending their two years old partnership on self-driving cars. Though Chinese tech major Baidu announced last week that it had begun testing self-driving vehicles in Wuzhen but looks like its tie-up with

Intel earmarks $250mn for autonomous driving tech

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AI and autonomous vehicles are the two hottest ideas in the tech industry currently. From Apple to Google, every big name in the industry is trying hands at autonomous driving and exploring the realm of machine learning. Making a similar

Uber-Otto self-driving truck makes history with first commercial delivery of 50K beer cans

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It was indeed a historic moment when Uber-owned, self-driving semi-truck developer, Otto last week completed a 120-mile Budweiser beer delivery across Colorado without a driver behind the wheel. The whole drive passed without a hitch with a state trouper following

No cars, Apple’s Project Titan will make self-driving software instead

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Though Apple is considered as one of the most secretive company in the tech industry, the virtual world keeps getting news and leaks about its future plans. This time, it’s about Apple’s rumoured self-driving car division, reportedly called “Project Titan”