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Apple ‘Accelerating’ Efforts to Catch Up With Self-Driving Competition, Expands California Fleet to 27 Vehicles

Apple has expanded its California fleet of self-driving vehicles from three registered last April to 27 as of early 2018, according to a new report posted by Bloomberg today and sourced from emails with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. … Continue reading

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Apple’s AI director offers more information about company’s work on self-driving systems

Apple machine learning efforts have been highlighted in the past, but the company’s artificial intelligence director dove deeper during a speech this week. As outlined by Wired, Ruslan Salakhutdinov took the stage to offer a closer look at how Apple … Continue reading

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Apple’s devised novel self-driving tech for detecting small obstacles using LiDAR

Apple’s kept its self-driving research secret for years, but now the company has publicized some of its autonomous driving software techniques that improve obstacle detection…. Read the rest of this post here “Apple’s devised novel self-driving tech for detecting small … Continue reading

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Video: Apple’s top-heavy, self-driving Lexus SUV

Here’s your closer look at Apple’s autonomous Lexus vehicle, courtesy of self-driving startup Voyage co-founder MacCallister Higgins who captured a video of the SUV and posted it to Twitter last night…. Read the rest of this post here “Video: Apple’s … Continue reading

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Foxconn to build new R&D center in Michigan focused on self-driving & AI

After announcing a new factory headed to Wisconsin last month, Foxconn today has revealed plans for a research and development plant in Michigan. According to the South China Morning Post, Foxconn’s new plant will be “multibillion-dollar” in size and scope… … Continue reading

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How BMW is speeding up its digital revolution and preparing for the self-driving car

BMW cars have a smart feature that runs through an app on your tphone: BMW Connected. The first step towards a fully automated self-driving car, is this the right move? (This is a preview – click here to read the … Continue reading

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Apple is going to face tough competition in the self-driving car space; here’s how the rivals stack up

There have been a spate of recent announcements related to self driving cars. Tim Cook has confirmed that Apple is working on automation technologies and a self driving car. General Motors has completed the production of 130 self-driven electronic cars. … Continue reading

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U.S. senators plan to introduce legislation for self-driving cars

A bipartisan trio of U.S. senators said on Tuesday they planned to introduce legislation to remove regulatory roadblocks to the introduction of self-driving cars, including sorting out conflicts between state and federal rules. Republican Senator John Thune, who chairs the … Continue reading

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Uber Fires Engineer Accused of Stealing Self-Driving Secrets From Waymo

In the ongoing legal battle between Uber and Alphabet-owned Waymo, Uber announced this week that it has fired Anthony Levandowski, the engineer accused of stealing Waymo’s self-driving intellectual property when he left his job at Google to start his own … Continue reading

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U.S. Prosecutors to Investigate Uber’s Alleged Theft of Waymo’s Self-Driving Trade Secrets

A U.S. judge presiding over Waymo’s trade-secrets theft lawsuit against Uber has asked federal prosecutors to investigate the claims in the case, it emerged on Thursday (via Bloomberg). U.S. district judge William Alsup also partially granted Waymo’s bid for an … Continue reading

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