• Uber's Self-Driving Car Just Killed Somebody in Arizona. Now What?

    1 month ago - By Wired

    The first deadly crash raises questions about how quickly autonomous driving technology is progressing-and who's in charge of keeping everybody safe.
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  • Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO - An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation.
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  • Here's how Uber's self-driving cars are supposed to detect pedestrians

    Here's how Uber's self-driving cars are supposed to detect pedestrians

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    A self-driving vehicle made by Uber has struck and killed a pedestrian. It's the first such incident and will certainly be scrutinized like no other autonomous vehicle interaction in the past. But on the face of it it's hard to understand how, short of a total system failure, this could happen when the entire car has essentially been designed around preventing exactly this situation from occurring.
    Something unexpectedly entering the vehicle's path is pretty much the first exception that autonomous car engineers look at. The situation could be many things - a stopped car, a deer, a...
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  • Autonomous Uber hits and kills Arizona woman, company halts self-driving fleet

    Autonomous Uber hits and kills Arizona woman, company halts self-driving fleet

    1 month ago - By Digital Trends

    Uber has put the brakes on its experimental autonomous vehicles in Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto following a deadly crash between an Uber vehicle and a woman in Tempe, Arizona, according to TV station ABC15.
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  • Uber halts self-driving cars after first pedestrian fatality - Roadshow

    1 month ago - By CNET

    The ride-hailing company puts the brakes on its self-driving operations in the US and Canada after a woman is killed by an autonomous vehicle in Tempe, Arizona.
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  • A self-driving Uber just struck and killed a woman - here's a look at how its autonomous cars work

    A self-driving Uber just struck and killed a woman - here's a look at how its autonomous cars work

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    On Monday, a self-driving vehicle operated by Uber hit and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona .
    While proponents of self-driving technology say autonomous cars will be much safer than those driven by humans, they'll have to prove accidents involving self-driving cars are anomalies rather than signs of technological flaws.
    Uber's self-driving technology uses cameras and radars to detect its surroundings, which the company hopes will allow it to one day operate in all driving environments.
    On Monday, a self-driving vehicle operated by Uber hit and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona. The woman is...
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  • Self-Driving Uber Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Arizona

    1 month ago - By PCMag

    The Uber vehicle was operating in autonomous mode with a human behind the wheel in Tempe, Arizona, when the incident occurred overnight.
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  • A self-driving Uber has killed a pedestrian in Arizona

    1 month ago - By Technology Review


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  • Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada.
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  • Self-driving Uber vehicle involved in fatal collision in Arizona

    Self-driving Uber vehicle involved in fatal collision in Arizona

    1 month ago - By The Inquirer

    Firm says it's 'cooperating' with investigations
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  • Uber halts all self-driving car tests following fatal U.S. accident

    Uber halts all self-driving car tests following fatal U.S. accident

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    Uber has announced that it has temporarily suspended its self-driving car tests in all cities following a fatal accident in the U.S. An unidentified woman was hit and killed by an Uber self-driving car while crossing a street in Tempe, Arizona at night. The accident is believed to be the first known death of a pedestrian struck by an autonomous vehicle on public roads. As a result, Uber says it has halted testing in San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Toronto. A vehicle operator was in the car at the time, although there were no passengers inside, according to Tempe police. An Uber...
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  • Uber stops self-driving tests after its autonomous vehicle kills pedestrian

    Uber stops self-driving tests after its autonomous vehicle kills pedestrian

    1 month ago - By Pocket-lint

    One of Uber's self-driving vehicles has struck and killed a female pedestrian in Arizona. According to ABC 15, the crash occurred early Monday morning near Mill Avenue and Curry Road in Tempe, Arizona. The Uber vehicle was headed northbound when a woman who was walking outside of the crosswalk was hit. She was taken to the hospital and later died from her injuries, making her the first pedestrian to be killed by an autonomous vehicle, The New York Times reported.
    Self-driving cars: Autonomous driving levels explained
    Uber's vehicle was in an autonomous driving mode with a human safety...
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  • Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian in Arizona - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    The investigation is ongoing.
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  • Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Woman, All Testing Halted

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    A self-driving Uber vehicle hit and fatally injured a woman in Tempe, Arizona, early Monday morning, with the San Francisco-based startup immediately halting all of its autonomous driving tests in the country following the incident. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital and ended up succumbing to her injuries, ABC15 reports, adding that the deadly crash occurred near the intersection of Curry Road and Mill Avenue. The victim is said to have been crossing a road outside of a crosswalk and while the self-driving vehicle wasn't able to avoid an accident for unknown reasons, its human...
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  • Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in the first known fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads.
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  • A self-driving car killed a pedestrian for the first time last night

    A self-driving car killed a pedestrian for the first time last night

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    It's a moment we all feared was coming, but were hoping we wouldn't have to see. Last night, a self-driving car killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona. As far as we can tell, it's the first time a driverless car - operated by Uber - has killed a pedestrian. According to the New York Times, the vehicle was in autonomous mode, but had a human safety driver at the wheel. The incident occured last night, although it's not clear if it was monday or Sunday. Uber has suspended it's self-driving vehicles program for the time being. One of the biggest promises...
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  • Uber self-driving car fleet benched after pedestrian death

    Uber self-driving car fleet benched after pedestrian death

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    Uber has grounded its entire self-driving car fleet in the US and Canada, after one of its autonomous vehicles reportedly killed a pedestrian in Arizona overnight. The vehicle is said to have been driving itself when the incident took place, though with a safety operator at the wheel. The crash took place in Tempe, a city in south central Arizona,...
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  • A self-driving Uber car has hit and killed a woman in the first known autonomous vehicle death

    A self-driving Uber car has hit and killed a woman in the first known autonomous vehicle death

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A woman in Arizona has been hit and killed by a self-driving Uber car.
    It's believed to be the first time an autonomous vehicle has killed a pedestrian.
    Uber says it is cooperating with the authorities.
    A woman in Arizona has died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in what is believed to be the first time ever a pedestrian has been killed by an autonomous vehicle.
    One of the transportation firm's vehicles hit a woman in Tempe, Arizona, on Monday morning, and she died of her injuries at a hospital, the Tempe Police Department has said in a statement provided to...
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  • Driverless Uber car kills female pedestrian in first deadly autonomous vehicle crash

    Driverless Uber car kills female pedestrian in first deadly autonomous vehicle crash

    1 month ago - By Telegraph


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  • Self-driving Uber kills Arizona pedestrian, autonomous program halted

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    An Uber car in autonomous mode struck an Arizona woman who walked in the street, Tempe PD said. Uber responds: "Our hearts go out to the victim's family."
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