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Waymo Tech Predicts Travel Direction Based On Wheel Orientation

1 day ago   |   Android Headlines

Google spinoff Waymo conceptualized a new technology meant to predict vehicle travel direction based on wheel orientation. The solution has been envisioned as a way to help...
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A Waymo engineer told us why a virtual-world simulation is crucial to the future of self-driving cars

A Waymo engineer told us why a virtual-world simulation is crucial to the future of self-driving cars

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

James Stout was convinced that he'd become a neuroscientist, but a shift to computer science led him to Google and later Waymo , where he pioneered on the company's...
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Waymo Tests Vehicles In 91-Acre Compound Called ‘Castle'

3 days ago   |   Android Headlines

Alphabet's autonomous car subsidiary Waymo has developed a 91-acre testing ground called Castle which allows the tech firm to examine the safety, durability, and roadworthiness...
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This British startup thinks it has a crucial competitive advantage over Google, Uber, and Apple in the race to launch driverless cars in Europe

This British startup thinks it has a crucial competitive advantage over Google, Uber, and Apple in the race to launch driverless cars in Europe

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Driverless car startup FiveAI is sending out bright blue cars to gather information about London's roads this week. The cars will be driven by humans, but FiveAI CEO Stan...
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A Waymo employee reveals how the company is putting their self-driving cars to the test

A Waymo employee reveals how the company is putting their self-driving cars to the test

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Stephanie Villegas is a Googler who studied art before going to work for the Google Car project, now Waymo . She located unused real estate at a former US Air Force base in...
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Transport Canada spending $2.9 million to prepare the country for self-driving cars

Transport Canada spending $2.9 million to prepare the country for self-driving cars

6 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Transport Canada is providing $2.9 million in funding to help groups in the Greater Toronto Area research what the country will look like when autonomous vehicles are the norm...
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Waymo could be worth $175 billion - here's the history of the Google Car project

Waymo could be worth $175 billion - here's the history of the Google Car project

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Waymo , formerly the Google Car project, is almost ten years old. After more than 8 million self-driving miles, Waymo is preparing to commercialize in 2018 and 2019. Morgan...
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Otto Co-Founder Returning To Uber After Lengthy Negotiations

9 days ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Lior Ron - the co-founder of self-driving truck startup Otto Trucking that Uber acquired in 2016 and consequently faced a high-profile trade secret theft lawsuit from...
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Waymo's Estimated Startup Valuation Pushed To $177 Billion

9 days ago   |   Android Headlines

Alphabet's self-driving division Waymo has now reportedly been valued at $175 billion by analyst Adam Jonas of Morgan Stanley. That's around $100 billion more than Jonas's...
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Otto co-founder Lior Ron is back at Uber

9 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Lior Ron, the co-founder of the controversial self-driving technology company Otto, is returning to Uber to head up it's trucking logistics company Uber Freight, TechCrunch has...
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