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Apple nabs ex-Waymo senior self-driving engineer

It’s been some time since we’ve heard about Apple’s code-named Project Titan, the autonomous driving project that is believed to have originally included development on an actual vehicle but was scaled back several years ago to focus on self-driving software. It seems work on the project is still moving forward at a somewhat steady pace, and it may even have … Continue reading

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Waymo wants to bring self-driving taxis to Europe

Waymo hasn't quite launched its self-driving taxi service in Phoenix and San Francisco yet, but it's already settings its sights on another continent.

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Waymo will add 62,000 Chrysler hybrid minivans to its fleet

We heard in January that Waymo was expanding its agreement with Chrylser for 'thousands' of additional hybrid minivans, which would start being delivered in late 2018. Apparently, that was an understatement. Today, news emerged that the automaker wil...

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Tesla’s key safety representative leaves for Waymo

Tesla's executive team isn't done with turmoil following the loss of its Autopilot chief and its engineering lead's sabbatical. The electric car maker's "primary technical contact" with American safety regulators, Matthew Schwall, has left the compan...

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The Morning After: Apple’s Field Trip and Waymo’s self-driving Jags

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. What a day! We saw new hardware from Apple, Waymo, Xiaomi, NVIDIA and Huawei, so get ready to be amazed, thrilled and, possibly, appalled.

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Uber may offer its self-driving technology to Toyota

Lyft and Waymo might not be the only ridesharing companies developing self-driving technology with hopes of making it available to others.

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Waymo’s early riders are falling asleep in its driverless cars

Waymo has shared video of the first experiences of early riders in its self-driving cars, and anybody hoping for horror or white-knuckle excitement will probably find the whole thing fairly anticlimactic. The Alphabet-owned company, spun out of Google’s driverless car research, began trials in Arizona last year, but it’s only recently that the state has allowed Waymo to do away … Continue reading

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Waymo’s self-driving tech spreads to semi trucks

Thus far, Waymo seems to have focused mostly on applying its self-driving technology to the ride-hailing market.

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After Math: It’s bobsled time!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting up but Pyeongchang won't be the only place crowning champions. This week we've already seen Waymo win out over Uber in court; Sasha 'Scarlett' Hostyn, the most successful woman in eSports, was victorious in an Ol...

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Uber traded a tech audit to lower its Waymo settlement

Uber has conceded to allowing an independent audit on its autonomous car technology, it’s reported, as part of its lawsuit settlement with Waymo. The two companies reached an agreement to end the lawsuit today, having spent already several days in court

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