Former Uber Engineer Appears In Court On Trade Secret Theft ChargesFormer Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday in a criminal case charging him with trade secrets theft, and then declared outside of court that he is innocent.
Ford Says It Will Have A Fully-Autonomous Car By 2021Ford Motor Co. intends to have a fully driverless vehicle - no steering wheel, no pedals - on the road within five years.
Self-Driving Trucks Tested On Concord Naval GroundsSelf-driving cars are rolling around America’s roads, and commercial vehicles are close behind.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Aren't Against Driverless CarsThe head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has come out in favor of driverless car technology.
Automakers, Tech Experts Meet At Stanford To Discuss Future Of Self-Driving CarsAutomakers, technology experts, and several auto companies from around the globe held a meeting at Stanford Wednesday to talk about the future of self-driving cars.
Why Driverless Cars Both Excite & Terrify Automotive FuturistsTechnology analysts who monitor Silicon Valley for a living have a bit of advice: fasten your seat belts. Driverless cars are coming your way. They're ahead of schedule - -and may soon be for sale.
Could Robotic Grape Surgery Be The Tipping Point For Robo Buses, Robo Security Guards, Even Robo News Articles?At some point, it's inevitable that machines will become better than humans at certain tasks. For surgeons, that day may be here soon but what about city buses, security cameras, and even journalists writing articles like this one?
4 Of Google's Self-Driving Cars Have Crashed On California RoadsFour of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.
World's First Self-Driving 18-Wheeler Truck Debuts In NevadaThere's been much talk about self-driving cars that could soon be coming to showrooms. Now, self-driving trucks could soon be rolling down the freeways.
Self-Driving Car Begins Cross-Country Trip Beginning At Golden Gate BridgeA self-driving car began its cross-country journey in San Francisco Sunday.
How Will Insurance Companies Handle Driverless Cars?As auto makers and Silicon Valley companies continue to develop driverless cars, insurance companies are already warning about how they could affect their business practices.
16 Bizarre, Surprising, Or Creepy Google Projects From Bloodstream Robots, Military Dogs, Lunar Bases, And Even DeodorantFrom lightbulbs to your bloodstream, genomes to Terminator-type robots, Google is involved in every aspect of your life--and even in extending life--and possibly preserving your digital self forever.
Apple Employee Says Company To Give Tesla 'A Run For Its Money'An Apple employee says Tesla employees are jumping ship to work at Apple as the company reportedly takes on a project that could shake up the autonomous vehicle field.
Uber Reportedly Hiring Robotics Team To Develop Driverless CarsThe blog Tech Crunch reports that Uber is hiring a team of Carnegie Mellon University robotics engineers to "kickstart autonomous taxi fleet development."