NASA is working with Uber on flying taxis

Uber’s project for flying cars, known as Elevate, caused a whirlwind of attention when it was unveiled in late 2016. Now, the ride-sharing company has taken the next step in the project, teaming up with NASA to help manage the vehicles.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/08/nasa-is-working-with-uber-on-flying-taxis.html

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The Eve of the Self-Driving Revolution


A decade ago, there wasn’t much talk about self-driving cars or autonomous-cars, but Toyota and Lexus were setting the stage with their self-parking cars. They aired television commercials showing how cars magically parallel-parked themselves. At the time, it seemed amazing, but that was nothing compared to what’s coming next. The self-parking revolution that spread throughout the automotive industry over the last decade is now expanding. There is more technology in cars today than ever before.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84930.html?rss=1

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5 weird and wonderful products powered by AI

AI is hot right now. Amazon Alexa is a powerful AI assistant, and our cars are becoming more and more adaptable to traffic (and other cars). Yet, some of the most interesting innovations in AI might not capture as much attention. An all-terrain patrol bot? How about a trash bin that can sort pop cans for you? And, an autonomous patio shade that learns how to adjust itself.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/19/5-weird-and-wonderful-products-powered-by-ai.html

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France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains — the hope is that they will be driverless.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/19/france-believes-it-can-transport-people-on-driverless-trains-by-2023.html

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As Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern

A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/as-dubai-focuses-on-future-cybersecurity-growing-concern.html

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After a Twitter complaint, Elon Musk makes a rapid fix

Some owners of electric cars have made it a habit to use charging stations as parking spots well after their charge is complete, and other electric car drivers are getting sick of it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/10/after-twitter-complaint-elon-musk-makes-rapid-fix.html

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With emoji and apps, driverless cars could become the next smartphones

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Carol Reiley, president of Drive.ai, wants cars to talk to us

One researcher says that our cars will become our home away from home as they get more sophisticated and more autonomous.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/driverless-cars-new-smart-phones?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Chips, ahoy: Intel joins Delphi-Mobileye self-driving collaboration

Delphi V2 Everything Technology Thursday, September 29, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by John F. Martin for Delphi)

Autonomous-drive kits (software, hardware, sensors) go to automakers in 2019. Self-driving cars arrive in 2021, says Delphi. And Intel wants to drive the entire system with current and next-generation processors.

The post Chips, ahoy: Intel joins Delphi-Mobileye self-driving collaboration appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/240335-chips-ahoy-intel-joins-delphi-mobileye-self-driving-collaboration?source=Computing

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Regulators Step Up Efforts to Keep Cars Safe From Hacking

Federal regulators issued the first-ever guidelines to protect cars from hacking, reinforcing their view that cybersecurity is an important part of auto safety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/24/regulators-step-up-efforts-to-keep-cars-safe-from-hacking.html

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Google patents 'pedestrian glue' for cars

If you’re unlucky enough to be hit by one of Google’s self-driving cars, the company wants you to stay glued to the front of it, according to a patent that’s dated May 17—not April 1.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/19/google-patents-pedestrian-glue-for-cars.html

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Driverless cars: Google gets bus-detecting patent a month after it hit a bus

When one of Google’s driverless cars experienced a rendezvous with a city bus on Valentine’s Day last month, the encounter was anything but amorous.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/15/driverless-cars-google-gets-bus-detecting-patent-month-after-it-hit-bus.html

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The Year of Connected and Self-Driving Cars


Connected cars and self-driving cars are two of the hottest and fastest-growing segments in the marketplace today. However, they are often confused. Connected cars are here today. Self-driving cars are not yet, but they are coming. They both mean advancements in automotive. They both use wireless networks, wireless technology, satellite technology, ground-based sensors and more. As workers, investors and customers, what can we expect in the next few years from connected and self-driving cars — and what’s coming next?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83011.html?rss=1

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Automakers better positioned to build self-driving cars than Silicon Valley, study claims

Article Image The existing giants of the auto industry are better equipped to produce self-driving cars, at least when considerng the amount of patents they control, a study said on Tuesday.

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