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Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla self-driving plan: “This is not how it works”

Elon Musk and John Krafcik have very different theories about driverless tech. Enlarge / Waymo CEO John Krafcik speaks in 2018. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Many Tesla fans view the electric carmaker as a world leader in self-driving.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 23rd, 2021

Porsche adds Taycan electric wagon, stepping up Tesla challenge

The Taycan Cross Turismo offers more cargo space and headroom than the Taycan electric sedan. The quickest variant accelerates from 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Testing demand for 5G chips driving up Sigurd, Sporton revenues

Robust testing demand for 5G chips has started buoying revenues at related suppliers including Sigurd Microelectronics and Sporton International......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Liberalizing 5G: Q&A with Polish startup IS-Wireless CEO Slawomir Pietrzyk

Window of opportunity has opened up for Polish startup IS-Wireless, which was nominated for DigitalEurope's Future Unicorn Award 2021, having won several other awards in Europe with its innovative 5G mobile communications technologies. They have join.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 10 min. ago

Self-driving startups are becoming an endangered species

Commercializing self-driving technology is taking longer than many expected. Enlarge / A Voyage vehicle at the Villages in Florida. (credit: Voyage) Bloomberg reports that Cruise, a self-driving company jointly owned by GM and Honda, is in tal.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 10 min. ago

US roads got more dangerous in 2020 even though we stayed at home

Preliminary data puts the death toll at 42,060, with 4.8 million people injured. Enlarge / Close-up of a red stop sign after a traffic accident. The sign is heavily scratched and dented. Many vehicle accidents are attributed to drunk driving in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 10 min. ago

A new asynchronous video startup, Weet, is helping employees communicate on their own schedule

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as custom.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 37 min. ago

Honda Launches World"s First Level 3 Self-Driving Car

Honda Motor will on Friday launch a new car equipped with the world's first certified level 3 autonomous driving technology. Nikkei Asia reports: Industry experts are cautiously watching to see if the Legend, a luxury sedan that operates without driv.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

YouTube CEO says Trump"s account will be restored when risk of violence recedes

Former President Donald Trump's YouTube account will eventually be restored in accordance with the platform's current policies, the company's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

YouTube to lift Trump ban if violence threat falls, says CEO

Chief executive Susan Wojcicki says there's a way back for the former president on YouTube......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

What Full Autonomy Means for the Waymo Driver

For self-driving vehicles, full autonomy might not be quite as full as you think In January, Waymo posted a tweet breaking down what “autonomy” means for the Waymo Driver, which is how the company refers to its autonomous driving system. Th.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News21 hr. 37 min. ago

Asynchronous video startup Weet just launched to cement bonds, and know-how, within companies

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already was beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

Haas retiring as CEO of Mahindra North America at end of March

Viren Popli will take over as interim CEO of Mahindra Automotive North America......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

Everything we know about Final Fantasy 16

In 2020, we finally got confirmation from Square Enix that Final Fantasy 16 is in the works. Will it live up to the hype? Here's everything we know so far......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Honda to sell limited batch of Level 3 self-driving cars

Honda's plan to sell 100 Legend sedans fitted with the technology would be a step toward the automaker's goal of being the first company to mass-produce a Level 3 car......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Biden Pushes EV Chargers As Six Utilities Plan a Unified Network

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: US President Joe Biden has made the shift to electric vehicles an early focus of his administration. Days after his inauguration, he vowed to replace hundreds of thousands of federal civilian veh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Chinese astronauts training for space station crewed flights

China said Thursday a cohort of astronauts is training for four crewed missions this year as the country works to complete its first permanent orbiting space station......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

SEMI upbeat about semiconductor market outlook

The emerging 5G, HPC, AI and automotive applications will be driving the global semiconductor market growth in 2021 and over the next several years, according to Clark Tseng, director of Industry Research and Statistics at SEMI......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

PC supply to remain constrained until 3Q21, says Acer chairman

The global supply of notebooks and other PCs will remain constrained all the way to the third quarter of this year as components continue to be in tight supply, according to Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Researchers build a swimming robot that works in the Mariana Trench

New muscles and electronics setup were needed for the crushing pressures. Enlarge (credit: NPG Press) Remotely operated vehicles have changed how we explore and exploit the ocean. They can operate for far longer than human-occupied vehicles, g.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Google claims it will stop tracking individual users for ads

Google says anonymized, group-based interest tracking will be good enough. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) As Google's plan to kill third-party tracking cookies ramps up, the company is answering questions about what will repla.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021