The autonomous vehicles come without a steering wheel or any pedals, which would not comply with new rules from the state's Department of Motor Vehicles. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/googles-self-driving-cars-plan-stopped-in-its-tracks-by-new-california-ruling/
Whether they’re actually fully safe or not yet for your own joyriding, Google’s self-driving cars are pretty damn cool. It looks like people other than Googlers and journalists will get to take a look, as the company has shared that Austin, TX is next to get a visit. Why Austin? – BBQ.
Google has been testing self-driving cars for years. Six years in fact, with a fleet of 20+ self-driving cars, which have self-driven almost a million miles over that period — and are now averaging around 10,000 self-driven miles per week. Read More
Google is shifting its self-driving car program up a gear, after it announced that it will begin testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in Mountain View this summer. Read More
We attended a very interesting panel at The Churchill Club this week, where plenty of revelations were made about what to expect from the connected car.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/15/a-closer-look-at-the-future-of-the-self-driving-car/
With autonomous vehicle operators now required to report their crashes , we finally have some data to compare robot drivers to human drivers when it comes to road safety. Here’s one good argument for a robot-driving future:
Google has an update on the status of its self-driving car project – the latest prototypes of its vehicles are road-ready and already driving in Mountain View. These ones are the same adorable prototypes that Google showed off in December,
A very intelligent piece by BuzzFeed’s Mat Honan said that Google’s self-driving car would bring about the “ugly end of driving.” He’s correct in almost every way; cars are “giant, inefficient, planet-and-people-killing death machines,” killing, as he cited, 1.2 million people a year.
Elon Musk and Sam Altman discussed everything from alien life to nuclear fusion on stage at the Vanity Fair Summit on Tuesday, including how soon we can expect to get our cars to drive us places at the touch of a button. “Self-driving cars are going to get here much faster than people think,
Last month, it came to light that 8 percent of the self-driving cars on the road in California had been in collisions —though the state didn’t reveal any more detail than that. Now, it’s made a U-turn and published details about the crashes that involved the autonomous vehicles.Read more...
It’s usually easy for our human brains to predict how any given car, pedestrian, or cyclist is going to act, but computers must be programmed to “understand” all of our wildly variable behavior on the road. The latest thing perplexing Google’s self-driving cars? Track stands,
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It is developing the two devices with the smart wireless dock using proximity technology so that computers immediately connect to monitors once inside a certain area of the office.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/intel-wants-create-completely-wireless-office-new-dock-and-charger/
A comScore report detailing app trends and user habits reveals that 52 per cent of time spent on digital media now comes from mobile apps. Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/facebook-leads-the-way-as-mobile-apps-edge-out-the-desktop-and-traditional-web-browsing/
Philip Danks, of Walsall, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison after uploading an illegal copy of the film, costing Universal Pictures "millions of pounds."Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/22/man-jailed-nearly-three-years-pirating-fast-and-furious-6/
White on black is a no-no in many design circles, but there are definitely exceptions to the unofficial rule—like these cool prints from Marlon de Azambuja. The Madrid-based architect took an inky permanent marker to full-color photos,
Groceries are so expensive these days. But you can easily turn food into a fun and frugal adventure by regrowing new produce from leftovers.What kind of sorcery are we talking about? With varying degrees of difficulty, your used veggies can grow new life.
FORTALEZA, Brazil — Brazil's team doctor said superstar striker Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after breaking a vertebrae during the team's quarterfinal win over Colombia.
Three college students were shot to death in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Tuesday night near the University of North Carolina. The three students — a man, his wife and her sister — were Muslim, and may have been targeted because of their faithSee also:
Facebook will announce new ways for third parties to offer experiences through its Messenger app next week at its F8 developer conference, according to multiple sources. Facebook hopes to make Messenger more useful,
Avijit Roy was hacked to death in February as he left a university book fair. Washiqur Rahman was murdered in March as he left his house for work. Ananta Bijoy Ras was butchered in May while en route to his job at a bank. And on Friday,