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Carriers around the world are working to roll out 5G networks, and they hope to connect not just phones but also smart home devices, wearables, and cars. Your next car might have its own 5G connection, and tire-maker Pirelli wants to take advantage of that to make roads safer. It has developed a new sensor-studded […]
All the current launch platforms certified to make supply runs to the International Space Station (ISS) use a parachute to return to Earth after each mission. Although, SpaceX has designs on propulsive landings with its Dragon capsule. Sierra Nevada Corporation has something else in mind with its uncrewed Dream Chaser spacecraft. The Dream Chaser is […]
A U.S. safety agency on Tuesday faulted Uber for inadequate attention to safety and decisions in the company’s autonomous vehicle development in an investigation into the first-ever death involving a self-driving vehicle, which also cited the vehicle’s distracted back-up driver.
The autonomous region of Finland offers secluded lodgings, fresh seafood and miles of serene coastline to explore.
Volvo Cars and Uber join forces to develop autonomous driving cars As we careen toward a future of self-driving cars, there are bound to be some bumps along the way. However, running down pedestrians is not what most would consider an acceptable growing pain for the technology. Uber faced serious questions in 2018 when one […]
Uber said it “will likely” have to strike a licensing deal with Waymo or opt for costly changes to its autonomous driving software, after an expert found the ride-hailing giant still used technology from the Alphabet Inc unit.
Whether Nvidia’s bold claim that its new Xavier NX ($399) is “the world’s smallest supercomputer for AI at the Edge” is true or not, there is no doubt it will be an impressive accomplishment when it ships in March. Packing similar power to the current Xavier into the tiny form factor of a Jetson Nano, […]
An Uber self-driving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday as it disclosed the company’s autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 months.
Uber Technologies Inc’s autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes in the 18 months before a fatal March 2018 self-driving car incident, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday.
The $100 billion Vision Fund of Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp has in just over two years burnt through much of its capital investing in money-losing, late-stage tech startups in areas as varied as autonomous driving, healthcare and finance.