Driverless cars

September 18, 2017 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Intel says it is expanding its relationship with Google spinoff Waymo in the development of self-driving cars. The world's largest computer chipmaker said Monday it will take on a more collaborative role with Waymo's new self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans. Intel will continue...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:01 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia shares mixed after North Korea's latest missile launch HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks are mixed today after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index is up 0.6...
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September 14, 2017 - 4:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will invest 75 million euro ($89 million) in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria-based company that makes autonomous driving technologies and safety controls for Audi cars and others, stepping up its push into autonomous driving technology...
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September 13, 2017 - 5:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years - but autonomous boats could be just around the pier. Spurred in part by the car industry's race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators are building automated ferry boats for Amsterdam canals, cargo ships that...
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announces new voluntary safety guidelines for self-driving cars during a visit to an autonomous vehicle testing facility, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Mich. The new guidelines update policies issued last fall by the Obama administration, which were also largely voluntary. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
September 12, 2017 - 6:08 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled updated safety guidelines for self-driving cars aimed at clearing barriers for automakers and tech companies wanting to get test vehicles on the road. The new voluntary guidelines announced by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine...
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FILE - This May 13, 2014, file photo shows a row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at a Google event outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. The House voted Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the vehicles annually over the next several years. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 06, 2017 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the vehicles annually over the next several...
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September 06, 2017 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to permit deployment of up to 100,000 of the vehicles annually over the next several...
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In this Aug. 17, 2017, photo, Hawaii state Rep. Chris Lee poses in front of the capitol. Hawaii is considering doling out universal basic income, where everyone gets a chunk of money with no strings attached, and Lee is a supporter. The idea has attracted supporters across the U.S. and elsewhere as technology leaders, elected officials and economists debate what our lives will look like when robots and machines take over more and more jobs that human beings have held for decades. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)
September 04, 2017 - 5:15 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants. As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades. For many affected workers...
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In this April 2017 photo provided by GiveDirectly, GiveDirectly basic income recipient Irine Ogolla poses in front of her home with her son near Lake Victoria in Kenya. Hawaii is considering doling out universal basic income, where everyone gets a chunk of money with no strings attached. The idea has attracted supporters across the U.S. and elsewhere as technology leaders, elected officials and economists debate what our lives will look like when robots and machines take over more jobs that human beings have held for decades. (Ted Kenya/GiveDirectly via AP)
September 04, 2017 - 12:09 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants. As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades. For many affected workers...
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This Friday, Aug. 24, photo, shows the specially designed delivery car that Ford Motor Co. and Domino’s Pizza will use to test self-driving pizza deliveries, at Domino’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, Mich. Ford and Domino’s are teaming up to test how consumers react if a driverless car delivers their pizzas. The car, which can drive itself but will have a backup driver, lets customers tap in a code and retrieve their pizza from a warming space in the back seat. (AP Photo/Dee-Ann Durbin)
August 29, 2017 - 6:11 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino's and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars. Starting Wednesday, some pizzas in Domino's hometown of Ann Arbor...
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