Driverless Cars Attacked On San Francisco StreetsOne problem with self-driving cars is people. The DMV reports that two of the 6 accidents reported this year involving self-driving cars were attacks on the vehicles on San Francisco streets.
AI's Dirty Little Secret: It's Powered By PeoplePeople around the world are doing the digital equivalent of needlework —drawing boxes around cars in street photos, tagging images, and transcribing snatches of speech that computers can't quite make out.
Uber To Pay $245 Million To Settle Waymo’s Theft AllegationsUber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google's autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service riped off self-driving car technology.
Ex-Uber CEO Weaves Tale Of Google Betrayal In Legal BattleFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was confronted Wednesday in court with old texts that suggested he was willing to go to any length to surpass a Google self-driving car project.
Former Uber CEO Kalanick Captivates Waymo Trial CourtroomFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the stand before an overflow crowd inside a San Francisco courtroom Tuesday, beginning his testimony on charges that the company he founded stole self-driving car technology.
Google Spinoff Waymo, Uber Trade Jabs In CourtLawyers for Google spin-off Waymo are depicting Uber as a conniving company that relied on stolen trade secrets to catch up in the race to build self-driving cars.
Ex-Googlers Create A Self-Driving Car To Deliver Your GroceriesTwo former Google engineers have built a car that's personalized for delivering your groceries, pizza or dry-cleaning.
Uber Accused Of Using Ex-CIA Agents As Corporate SpiesFederal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals.
Uber Buying Thousands Of Self-Driving Cars From VolvoVolvo Cars said Monday it will sell tens of thousands of self-driving cars to Uber, which is expanding to become an operator and owner of its own car fleet.
California May Limit Liability Of Self-Driving CarmakersCalifornia regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owners.
Study: Faster Adoption Of Self-Driving Cars Would Save LivesThe report estimated that hundreds of thousands of lives could be lost to road fatalities over the next three decades if the U.S. is slow to embrace the emerging technology.
Google-Created Waymo Rolls Out Autonomous Vans Without Human DriversA self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.
Feds Update Self-Driving Car Safety GuidelinesThe Trump administration is updating safety guidelines for self-driving cars in an attempt to clear barriers for automakers and tech companies who want to get test vehicles on the road.
NTSB Investigators Fault Driver In Tesla Autopilot CrashAn inattentive driver using his Tesla Model S's semi-autonomous driving system and a truck driver who made a left-hand turn in front of the car are both to blame for a fatal crash last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
SF Ride-Hailing Company Lyft Forms New Unit To Develop Self-Driving CarsThe San Francisco-based ride-hailing service said it will invite automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers in their self-driving vehicles and gather data.