• Uber 'likely not at fault' for fatal self-driving car crash

    1 month ago - By The Inquirer

    Tempe police chief says collision 'would have been difficult to avoid'
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday.
    1. A self-driving Uber car hit and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona while in autonomous mode. Uber suspended its entire self-driving car programme as a result.
    2. The UK's data regulator has a warrant to raid political research firm Cambridge Analytica and seize its servers, after Facebook suspended the firm for misusing user data. Facebook had already sent in its own investigators to Cambridge Analytica, but "stood down" after the Information Commissioner's Office got involved.
    3. Cambridge Analytica's chief executive...
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  • Crash marks first death involving fully autonomous vehicle

    Crash marks first death involving fully autonomous vehicle

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    A fatal pedestrian crash involving a self-driving Uber SUV in a Phoenix suburb could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology as automakers and other companies race to be the first with cars that operate on their own.
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  • Why Did Trump Nix Broadcom-Qualcomm? It's All About 5G

    1 month ago - By Mobile Tech Today

    Self-driving cars. Internet-connected homes. Smart cities. Such innovations will reshape life as we know it, but they need the power of a 5G wireless infrastructure. And for 5G, the U.S. needs Qualcomm.
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  • Uber's self-driving car may not have been at fault for killing a pedestrian, but you should still be worried

    Uber's self-driving car may not have been at fault for killing a pedestrian, but you should still be worried

    1 month ago - By The Next Web

    Following the horrific news that a woman was killed by one of Uber's self-driving cars in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday night, local police said that it would have been impossible to avoid the accident. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Tempe police chief Sylvia Moir said of the accident: The driver said it was like a flash, the person walked out in front of them. His first alert to the collision was the sound of the collision. The vehicle, which had a human in the driver's seat, was said to be traveling at 38mph in a 35mph zone when it...
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