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Autonomous car tester offers guide for first responders

14 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Google spinoff Waymo is trying to educate emergency responders on how to deal with its autonomous vehicles.
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The self-driving car startup Zoox has less money and experience than Waymo. Here's why its CTO thinks it has an edge over the Google spinoff

The self-driving car startup Zoox has less money and experience than Waymo. Here's why its CTO thinks it has an edge over the Google spinoff

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

The autonomous-driving startup Zoox has a promising but challenging business model. The company is developing a new kind of electric vehicle designed specifically for...
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L.A.'s Quest For Transportation Fixes Pulls Waymo, Lyft And Verizon Into ‘Urban Movement Labs' Alliance

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Mayor Eric Garcetti's new approach to jumpstarting transportation innovation in the most traffic-clogged metropolis in the U. S. is a public-private alliance that opens up the...
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Alphabet's self-driving car project Waymo is shuttering its Austin operations

14 days ago   |   CNBC

Waymo has been facing challenges to commercialize self-driving cars and this closure represents that it is now effecting its operations.
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Uber may have to pay Waymo over autonomous driving tech

Uber may have to pay Waymo over autonomous driving tech

15 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Uber said it “will likely” have to strike a licensing deal with Waymo or opt for costly changes to its autonomous driving software.
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Uber faces costly choices after expert finds it uses Waymo self-driving tech

Uber faces costly choices after expert finds it uses Waymo self-driving tech

15 days ago   |   New York Post

Uber said it “will likely” have to strike a licensing deal with Waymo or opt for costly changes to its autonomous driving software, after an expert found the ride-hailing giant...
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Meet Rikard Grunnan, the Waymo employee who has actually built self-driving cars

Meet Rikard Grunnan, the Waymo employee who has actually built self-driving cars

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Rikard Grunnan is Waymo's Head of Technical Fleet Operations, based on Mountain View, California. He joined what was then known as the Google Car project in 2011 and hired to...
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Artificial Intelligence Can Now Beat Nearly Everyone at Video Game Starcraft 2

23 days ago   |   Fortune

DeepMind, the artificial intelligence company that is owned by Google-parent Alphabet, has created software able to compete against the world's top players in Starcraft II , a...
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Waymo tests ‘rider only' service and looks beyond robo-taxis

24 days ago   |   National Post

DETROIT - Waymo Chief Executive John Krafcik said the self-driving vehicle company is now offering limited "rider-only" trips in Phoenix, Arizona, and is looking beyond the...
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Waymo operates vacant, but makes surprising potential mistake

25 days ago   |   Forbes

A recent video was published by a driver who encountered one of Waymo's minivans in Arizona operating entirely vacant. That's cool, but it's also assertive in a quite...
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During unveiling of Tesla's 'bulletproof' electric pickup, metal ball cracks unbreakable windows

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Former BC student urged boyfriend to kill himself, officials say

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Airbnb's Belinda Johnson to step down as COO, join board

Airbnb's Belinda Johnson to step down as COO, join board

Airbnb said on Friday Belinda Johnson will step down as chief operating officer in March and join the home rental company's board. Johnson, the company's first executive hire... Read more ...

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Leighton Vander Esch injury update: Neck issue flares up, but Cowboys 'don't think it's career-threatening'

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William Barr: Jeffrey Epstein's death was ‘perfect storm of screw-ups'

William Barr: Jeffrey Epstein's death was ‘perfect storm of screw-ups'

Attorney General William Barr said the suicide of notorious pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in a Lower Manhattan lockup was the result of “a perfect storm of screw-ups,” as he sought... Read more ...

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Star Wars ‘Baby Yoda' toys are coming to a store near you

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FBI official investigated for allegedly altering document

FBI official investigated for allegedly altering document

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LPGA schedule features 32 events with record prize money

LPGA schedule features 32 events with record prize money

NAPLES, Fla. - The LPGA Tour has two new tournaments in Florida as part of a 2020 schedule that features a record $75.1 million in prize money and 500 hours of television, huge... Read more ...