autonomous vehicle

Skyryse shows off its self-flying helicopter tech

A number of companies are building autonomous vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircrafts -- like Uber's air taxi -- but the technology is very much a work in progress. Today, a company calling
Self-Driving Uber Car Involved in 2018 Crash Didn’t Understand Jaywalking

Self-Driving Uber Car Involved in 2018 Crash Didn’t Understand Jaywalking

Volvo Cars and Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars Uber faced serious questions in 2018 when one of its experimental autonomous vehicles killed a pedestrian during
Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

The co-founder of China’s SenseTime Group Ltd. was visiting New York to encourage more collaboration with the U.S. on artificial intelligence when he heard the news: The Trump administration had

Lexus’s first autonomous EV has drones and ‘artificial muscle technology’

Lexus is finally ready to unveil its first electric vehicle prototype. At the Tokyo Motor Show today, it pulled back the curtain on its LF-30 Electric Concept, its vision for the next generation of
5G explained: The reality behind the hype

5G explained: The reality behind the hype

In the short-term, the 5G tech revolution will be underwhelming. But in the long-term, it has the potential to radically change networks and transform economies for the better— and, if we’re not
The Myth of Technophobia

The Myth of Technophobia

Opinion: From the telegraph to cars, we've never feared tech as much as we think we have.
Gadget Lab Podcast: Charting Our Robocar Future

Gadget Lab Podcast: Charting Our Robocar Future

WIRED writer Alex Davies joins us to discuss the challenges companies face as they race to get self-driving shuttles and delivery vehicles onto streets.
Apple buys Drive.ai and shifts its autonomous car plans into high gear

Apple buys Drive.ai and shifts its autonomous car plans into high gear

Apple has cracked open its massive war chest to purchase a self-driving car startup named Drive.ai. The four-year old, Californian company was about to shut down and lay off its 90 employees.
Alphabet's Annual Meeting Draws Protests on Multitude of Issues

Alphabet's Annual Meeting Draws Protests on Multitude of Issues

Google workers, shareholders and activists used the annual meeting of parent Alphabet Inc. to protest a range of issues, including contractor rights, the tech giant’s business in China and the
Ford Takes Regulator for a Spin in Pitch to Save Connected Cars

Ford Takes Regulator for a Spin in Pitch to Save Connected Cars

Automakers won control over a choice swath of wireless spectrum 20 years ago on the promise of delivering safety innovations to vehicles.
Tour of China Shows a Nation Girding for Protracted Trade War

Tour of China Shows a Nation Girding for Protracted Trade War

President Donald Trump is eager to crow about the economic weapon he wielded against Mexico to win concessions on immigration: “Tariffs are a great negotiating tool,” he declared Tuesday.
Intel Capital leads $17 million round in automotive sensor maker TriEye

Intel Capital leads $17 million round in automotive sensor maker TriEye

Intel Capital led a $17 million investment in Israel's TriEye, whose automotive sensors address low-visibility situations.
Waymo, Alphabet’s Self-Driving Taxi Service, Takes the Slow Lane to Customer Acquisition

Waymo, Alphabet’s Self-Driving Taxi Service, Takes the Slow Lane to Customer Acquisition

But regular customers are already over the novelty, and think of it as "just a car taking me someplace.”
Waymo, Alphabet’s Self-Driving Taxi Service, Takes the Slow Lane to Customer Acquisition

Waymo, Alphabet’s Self-Driving Taxi Service, Takes the Slow Lane to Customer Acquisition

But regular customers are already over the novelty, and think of it as "just a car taking me someplace.”
Apple’s interest in self-driving cars reported to be revving up

Apple’s interest in self-driving cars reported to be revving up

A new report suggests that Apple is in talks with a number of suppliers to purchase lidar sensors, an essential tool for self-driving cars. The news is once again spiking rumors that Apple might be
Affectiva raises $26 million to bring emotional intelligence AI to car safety systems

Affectiva raises $26 million to bring emotional intelligence AI to car safety systems

Affectiva raised $26 million to advance its emotion and object detection AI for car safety systems and supply insights for autonomous vehicles.
Russia and Ukraine Fight, But Their People Seek Reconciliation

Russia and Ukraine Fight, But Their People Seek Reconciliation

Thousands have died in five years of war, and a recent poll shows citizens in both countries are ready to move on.
Want to know how well China’s autonomous cars are driving? Ask California

Want to know how well China’s autonomous cars are driving? Ask California

China's first reports on self-driving tests on public roads are out—but details of how the cars drove are scant.
Tiny red stickers managed to trick Tesla’s Autopilot software

Tiny red stickers managed to trick Tesla’s Autopilot software

New research published by Tencent Keen Security Lab found that it was possible to trick the autonomous vehicle software by placing small stickers on the ground that fooled the car into changing
Second Apple Engineer Caught Stealing Trade Secrets for Chinese Companies

Second Apple Engineer Caught Stealing Trade Secrets for Chinese Companies

Apple has caught a second engineer trying to flee the country with corporate secrets. The post Second Apple Engineer Caught Stealing Trade Secrets for Chinese Companies appeared first on ExtremeTech.