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Alphabet Leads A $1 Billion Financing Round In Lyft, Pushes Valuation To $11 billion 19
Oct
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Google, Lyft on 10 19th, 2017


Waymo is expected to launch its ride-hailing service soon but that hasn't stopped its parent company from leading a $1 billion financing round in Lyft.
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Google And Ford To Develop VR App To Combat Distracted Driving 10
Oct
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Ford, Gadgets, Google, Reports, Tech on 10 10th, 2017


Ford has joined forces with Google, as well as virtual reality studio Happy Finish to launch Ford Reality Check, a VR app that focuses on the consequences of distracted driving.
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Google And Ford To Develop VR App To Combat Distracted Driving 10
Oct
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Ford, Gadgets, Google, Reports, Tech on 10 10th, 2017


Ford has joined forces with Google, as well as virtual reality studio Happy Finish to launch Ford Reality Check, a VR app that focuses on the consequences of distracted driving.
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Waymo Ride-Hailing Service Reportedly Launching This Fall 5
Oct
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Waymo on 10 5th, 2017


The legal battle between Uber and Waymo is heating up and it looks like the competition won't be limited to the courtroom.
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Judge Delays Waymo Vs Uber Trial Until December 4
Oct
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 10 4th, 2017


A judge in the U.S. has approved Waymo’s request for its impending trial against Uber to be postponed until December 4.
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Intel And Google Have Been Collaborating On Autonomous Systems For 8 Years 19
Sep
Posted by Brad Anderson in Google, Intel, Reports, Waymo on 09 19th, 2017


It is no secret that automakers and technology companies are combining their know-how to rapidly develop autonomous driving systems. However, we’ve only just discovered how long Intel and Google have been working together on autonomous technology.
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Google May Invest $1 Billion In Lyft 17
Sep
Posted by Brad Anderson in Google, Lyft, Reports, Tech on 09 17th, 2017


Alphabet, Google's parent company, could invest up to $1 billion in ride-hailing company Lyft.
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Waymo Secures Patent That Softens Car Before Pedestrian Impact 16
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Tech, Waymo on 08 16th, 2017


Waymo has just been awarded a patent that could help save lives in the event of a collision with a pedestrian.
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Waymo Drops Three Of Its Patent Claims Against Uber 12
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 07 12th, 2017


Waymo has dropped three of its four patent-infringement claims in its ongoing lawsuit with Uber.
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Waymo’s Minivans Can Now Hear Emergency Vehicles Twice As Far As Before 11
Jul
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Autonomous, Google, Police, Waymo on 07 11th, 2017


The new Audi A8 comes with one of the most advanced semi-autonomous driving systems on the market but it's still a ways off from true Level 5 automation.
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Lawyers Claim Uber’s Ex-CEO Knew Of Stolen Google Files 4
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Uber on 07 4th, 2017


Shortly after Travis Kalanick relinquished his position as chief executive of Uber, arch rival Alphabet asked a judge to find the ride-hailing service in contempt for failing to reveal that Kalanick knew of stolen information from Google.
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Google Retires The Firefly To Focus On Autonomous Chrysler Pacificas 13
Jun
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Autonomous, Google on 06 13th, 2017


Google's gumdrop-shaped autonomous driving prototype has finally reached the end of the road.
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Waymo Reveals It’s Working On Self-Driving Trucks 4
Jun
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Trucks, Uber, Waymo on 06 4th, 2017


Waymo has confirmed that it is developing autonomous driving technologies for trucks, opening it up to an entirely new industry.
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Google’s Waymo Is Leaving Everyone In The Dust In Autonomous Vehicle Testing 25
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Waymo on 05 25th, 2017


The full extent of Alphabet’s dramatic push for self-driving cars through its Waymo division has become apparent in statistics released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
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Uber Threatens To Fire Engineer If He Doesn’t Turn Over Stolen Waymo Documents 22
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Autonomous, Google, Reports, Tech, Uber, Waymo on 05 22nd, 2017


Uber has threatened to fire Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the center of a hugely important lawsuit between the ride-hailing service and Alphabet’s self-driving division Waymo.
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