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We Should Be Investing in Drones. Here Is Why.

Posted on October 28th, 2016.

There is a driving trend and major boom behind the autonomous car industry, with financial potential looking particularly ripe. Even the U.S. government has recently appointed an advisory committee on autonomous cars. The news is also full of reports about cars, buses and even trains becoming driverless. Tesla, Google, Toyota, BMW,...



U.S. Issues Guidelines to Spur Self-driving Car Adoption

Posted on September 23rd, 2016.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has rolled out guidelines that urge car makers and other developers to submit to a 15-point “safety assessment.” They outline how driverless cars are tested, safeguarded should systems fail and how vehicles are programmed to comply with existing traffic laws. They set clear expectations for...



GPU-Maker Nvidia Moving into Autonomous Vehicles with Chinese Search Giant Baidu

Posted on September 6th, 2016.

Nvidia and Baidu, which is basically the Chinese version of Google, are teaming up to create a “cloud-to-car” autonomous car platform for auto manufacturers worldwide.


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Google Has Self-Driving Cars on the Road in Texas

Posted on July 7th, 2015.

Self-driving cars. On the road. That’s right. Right now, in Austin, Texas, there are self-driving cars on their way, to test out the self-driving capabilities. There will be some safety drivers, but the cars will mostly be trying to drive themselves. This will create a new paradigm in transportation. For instance, can someone...



Google Robot Car Cuts of Delphi Competitor

Posted on June 30th, 2015.

On a California Road in Palo Alto the driver-less cars met – one built by Google, the other by Delphi Automative. The laser-modified, radar equipped Delphi Audi Q5 self-driving car began changing lanes. Abruptly the Google Robot car (Lex RX400h) moved in front of the Audi forcing it to abandon the crossover. Although the autonomous...



Google & Uber Going to War

Posted on February 3rd, 2015.

Google Ventures invested an incredible $258 million in the popular app Uber late August 2013, and even more the year after. Now there are speculations of the two companies going to war rather than being allies.