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Waymo suspends all self-driving services in light of coronavirus pandemic

Waymo suspends all self-driving services in light of coronavirus pandemic

Waymo has extended the partial suspension of its autonomous vehicle service pilots to include fully driverless vehicle testing, the company confirmed on Friday. While Alphabet-owned Waymo had already

Waymo goes dark except for fully driverless rides

Waymo is joining Uber and Lyft in curtailing its ride services to limit the spread of COVID-19, with a notable exception. The Alphabet-owned company has paused both Waymo One service with human

Waymo suspends robotaxi service except for its truly driverless vehicles

Waymo said Tuesday it is pausing operations of Waymo One, a service in the Phoenix area that allows the public to hail rides in self-driving vehicles with trained human safety operators behind the

Amazon will deliver some same-day orders in just a few hours

We knew Amazon was considering making one-day shipping the default for Prime-eligible purchases, but now, the company is going even further. Prime members in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Orlando and Dallas
Surveillance video shows man who stole a car at a gas station — with a 6-month-old baby inside

Surveillance video shows man who stole a car at a gas station — with a 6-month-old baby inside

Police are looking for a man who stole a car with a baby inside while the father stopped at a gas station in Phoenix, Arizona. They have video from a nearby Walmart, where the suspect dropped off
Legal Immigrant Restaurant Owners Hit with Bad Reviews After Attending Trump Rally

Legal Immigrant Restaurant Owners Hit with Bad Reviews After Attending Trump Rally

The legal immigrant owners of a Mexican grill kept supporting President Donald Trump after receiving bad restaurant reviews and threats for attending his Phoenix rally.

Uber is testing rooftop ads on its ridesharing fleet

Uber is getting into the advertising business. The company has reached a partnership with the ad-tech company Adomni to bring roof-top ads to its fleet, Adweek reports. Drivers in Atlanta, Dallas and
Bloomberg to Target Trump with Billboard Ads in Phoenix, Las Vegas

Bloomberg to Target Trump with Billboard Ads in Phoenix, Las Vegas

Democrat presidential hopeful and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to target President Donald Trump with a series of billboard advertisements in Phoenix, Arizona, and Las Vegas,
Watch Live: Donald Trump Hosts Campaign Rally in Arizona

Watch Live: Donald Trump Hosts Campaign Rally in Arizona

The president will take the stage at Veterans Memorial Coliseum as Democrats begin their ninth presidential primary debate at 7:00 p.m. MST.
5-Year-Old Boy Meets His Blood Donors

5-Year-Old Boy Meets His Blood Donors

It is not often that blood donors meet their recipients, but one donor found out on Friday that her donation saved the life of a four-month-old in 2015.

Dairy farmer schools Joaquin Phoenix after Oscars anti-milk tirade: ‘We feed the world … and what do you do?’

A Wisconsin dairy farmer is hitting back after Joaquin Phoenix bashed the dairy industry during his acceptance speech for Best Actor at the Oscars Sunday night, WISN-TV reported.Tom Oberhaus, who has
Federal agent caught smelling 3-year-old girl's underwear in disturbing nanny cam video

Federal agent caught smelling 3-year-old girl's underwear in disturbing nanny cam video

A federal agent in Phoenix was caught on a nanny camera pulling a 3-year-old girl's dirty underwear out of a laundry basket and smelling them while touring a home as a potential buyer. As a result of

Uber issued permit to test self-driving vehicles on California public roads

Uber Advanced Technologies Group has been issued a permit that would allow the company to put its autonomous vehicles back on public roads in California nearly two years after the company scaled back

Self-driving company Waymo teams up with UPS for package delivery

Waymo will start delivering parcels for UPS using its self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans in Phoenix as part of a broader partnership with the shipping and logistics company. The companies said
‘They're Going to Be Hidden’: Here’s What Happens When Cities Try to Count Their Homeless

‘They're Going to Be Hidden’: Here’s What Happens When Cities Try to Count Their Homeless

VICE News rode around with a group of volunteers in Phoenix, where rent is rising faster than any other major city, while they tried to survey the city's homeless population.
Remembering the Awhatukee House of the Future, a "shining home of dreams" that became a $3 tourist trap

Remembering the Awhatukee House of the Future, a "shining home of dreams" that became a $3 tourist trap

In 1979, construction concluded on the Awhatukee House of the Future, a $1.2m model home in the new Phoenix suburb of Ahwatukee Village, co-built with input from Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin
Two people struck by gunfire during US New Year's Eve celebrations

Two people struck by gunfire during US New Year's Eve celebrations

Three-year-old wounded by backyard gunfire in Phoenix61-year-old woman killed by stray bullet in HoustonA three-year-old boy was shot and wounded in Phoenix and a 61-year-old woman was shot and killed

Whatever happened to the Next Big Things?

In tech, this was the smartphone decade. In 2009, Symbian was still the dominant “smartphone” OS, but 2010 saw the launch of the iPhone 4, the Samsung Galaxy S and the Nexus One, and today Android and

Domio raises $100M in equity and debt to take on Airbnb and hotels with its curated apartments

Airbnb has well and truly disrupted the world of travel accommodation, changing the conversation not just around how people discover and book places to stay, but what they expect when they get there,
The US’s top 15 emerging jobs of 2020, according to LinkedIn

The US’s top 15 emerging jobs of 2020, according to LinkedIn

It’s never a bad time to be an engineer—or to have people skills.