Self-Driving Cars News

There was once a time not so long ago that autonomous cars only existing on TV screens or in books. But technology is advancing so fast that they are now quickly becoming a reality. To stay up-to-date with developments, you should sign up for the Wiser self-driving cars news email. Many companies are involved in developing self-driving cars, with the most high profile being Google - it is currently testing driverless cars on real American roads. Other companies are getting involved too, including Ford. There are other self-driving vehicles that are already in common use around the world, including trains. But the complexities of road travel make the technology more difficult to implement. The technology ranges from functionality that helps drivers to maintain speed and stay in lane, up to full automation. As well as the technological issues there are other concerns regarding self-driving cars that are being debated, including how safe they will be, plus insurance issues. It is a topic that interests many, though. If this includes you then you should sign up for the daily self-driving cars news email.

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Trump Slams the Brakes on Self-Driving Cars
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CNBC
Driverless cars: safer perhaps, but professor warns of privacy risks
The Guardian • Michael Mcgowan
Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups
TechCrunch • Jon Russell
Cyber Attacks Pose Roadblock For Driverless Cars
Forbes • Contributor, Steven Dudash
Self-Driving Cars Will Kill People. Who Decides Who Dies?
Wired • Jay Donde
Former Apple engineers are building 'a whole different animal' of driverless car
CNBC • Cade Metz
Tesla May Be Developing a Computer Chip With AMD For Self-Driving Cars
Fortune Magazine • Jonathan Vanian
Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars
The New York Times • Cade Metz
Finally, a Driverless Car with Some Common Sense
MIT Technology Review • Will Knight
 
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Trump Slams the Brakes on Self-Driving Cars
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Driverless cars: safer perhaps, but professor warns of privacy risks
The GuardianMichael Mcgowan
Driverless vehicles could build a “gold mine” of personal data for private companies and would make it easier for them to target people as consumers, an Australian law professor has warned. Des Butler, of the Queensland University of Technology, said the privacy...
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Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups
TechCrunchJon Russell
Baidu is putting some serious cash behind its self-driving car push after it announced a $1.5 billion fund that’s focused on backing autonomous driving tech companies. The Chinese giant, best known for its internet search service and AI technology, has prioritized autonomous...
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Cyber Attacks Pose Roadblock For Driverless Cars
ForbesContributor, Steven Dudash
Silicon Valley is on board with trying to make autonomous driving a reality - but in a world where hacking incidents have become more common, how secure will these vehicles be from cyberattacks and who will have the most to lose if...
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Self-Driving Cars Will Kill People. Who Decides Who Dies?
WiredJay Donde
Recently, the “trolley problem,” a decades-old thought experiment in moral philosophy, has been enjoying a second career of sorts, appearing in nightmare visions of a future in which cars make life-and-death decisions for us. Among many driverless car experts, however, talk of...
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Former Apple engineers are building 'a whole different animal' of driverless car
CNBCCade Metz
Soroush Salehian raised both arms and spun in circles as if celebrating a touchdown. Across the room, perched on a tripod, a small black device monitored this little dance and streamed it to a nearby laptop. Mr. Salehian appeared as a collection...
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Tesla May Be Developing a Computer Chip With AMD For Self-Driving Cars
Fortune MagazineJonathan Vanian
Tesla and AMD may be teaming up on a new computer chip to power self-driving cars. The Elon Musk-led electric automobile company is working with AMD on a custom chip that could be used in future Tesla cars, according to a CNBC...
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Former Apple Engineers Working on New Eyes for Driverless Cars
The New York TimesCade Metz
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Soroush Salehian raised both arms and spun in circles as if celebrating a touchdown. Across the room, perched on a tripod, a small black device monitored this little dance and streamed it to a nearby laptop. Mr. Salehian...
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Finally, a Driverless Car with Some Common Sense
MIT Technology ReviewWill Knight
Boston’s notoriously unfriendly drivers and chaotic roads may be the perfect testing ground for a fundamentally different kind of self-driving car. An MIT spin-off called iSee is developing and testing the autonomous driving system using a novel approach to artificial intelligence. Instead...
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