autonomous driving


Pyeongchang Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles

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There's a competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that has nothing to do with sports, and plenty to do with jousting between automakers and tech companies over autonomously driving vehicles. South Korea's largest automaker and a local telecom firm haggled for months over who would get to cla...


Why we are in danger of overestimating AI

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Baidu sees 2017 revenue climb 20 percent, eyes iQiyi IPO

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Baidu has reported a 20 percent year-on-year increase in revenue for its fiscal 2017, ended December 30, and unveiled plans to list its online video subsidiary iQiyi in the US. It wrapped up the year with US$13.03 billion (84.8 billion yuan) in revenue, with mobile contributing 73 percent of the to...


Why Uber and Google Went to War Over Almost Nothing

Slate

Two tech heavyweights gathered in a San Francisco courtroom last week for what was supposed to be a truly epic battle. Waymo, the self-driving car project of Google parent company Alphabet, had initially sued Uber over the alleged theft of more than 100 trade secrets. According to Waymo, the deed we...


Why we are in danger of overestimating AI

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Competing in a world of digital ecosystems

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New players and blurring sector borders are starting to influence the competitive outlook in a wide range of industries. Here's a close-in look at changes afoot in automobiles and banking. Four emerging technology clusters will define how automotive manufacturers, suppliers, and digital attackers c...


Waymo says Uber decided 'to cheat' to get ahead of rivals

Daily Mail

Two tech giants racing for a lead in autonomous driving clashed Monday in court as former Google car unit Waymo's lawyer argued that Uber's boss deliberately chose 'to cheat' to get a leg up on competitors. The accusations flew in the opening day of a trial in which Google parent Alphabet's Waymo d...


Why we are in danger of overestimating AI

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Nvidia, Continental to develop self-driving system based on Nvidia Drive

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Nvidia has inked a deal with Continental to create self-driving vehicle systems built on the Nvidia Drive platform for the automaker's car lineup starting in 2021. The National Football League is teaming up with Sleep Number to help its players use big data and machine learning to improve their sle...