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Uber wins $1-bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank for development of driverless ridesharing services
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Uber wins $1-bn investment from Toyota, SoftBank for development of driverless ridesharing services

Toyota has already invested $500 million in Uber as the firm races Google-owned Waymo and a host of other companies, including major automakers, to develop self-driving vehicles.

Researchers warn that misuse of artificial intelligence-based systems by hackers can have devastating effects
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Researchers warn that misuse of artificial intelligence-based systems by hackers can have devastating effects

Artificial intelligence, or AI, involves using computers to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as taking decisions or recognising text.

Samsung secures permission from authorities in South Korea to test driverless vehicles
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Samsung secures permission from authorities in South Korea to test driverless vehicles

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has got permission from South Korean authorities to domestically test a driverless vehicle.

Uber has suspended its self-driving car test program after a crash in Arizona
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Uber has suspended its self-driving car test program after a crash in Arizona

Uber Technologies Inc suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said.

California will soon allow driverless cars on public roads, say state officials
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California will soon allow driverless cars on public roads, say state officials

California, the largest U.S. car market, plans to allow testing on public roads of self-driving vehicles without human backup drivers by the end of the year, state officials said Friday.

Driverless Car technology to bring the moral dilemma about how tech will decide who lives or dies
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Driverless Car technology to bring the moral dilemma about how tech will decide who lives or dies

Imagine you're sitting at the back of a driverless car when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an impossible choice: veer right and mow down a large group of elderly people, or veer left into a woman pushing a stroller.

PS3 hacker, geohot's Self-Driving Car Startup Comma.ai gets $3.1 Million in funding
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PS3 hacker, geohot's Self-Driving Car Startup Comma.ai gets $3.1 Million in funding

Andreessen Horowitz gives $3.1 million funding to Self-Driving Car startup Comma

Crash rates for self-driving cars less than conventional car: study
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Crash rates for self-driving cars less than conventional car: study

Self-driving cars are involved in fewer crashes on average than vehicles with a driver behind the wheel, a study released on Friday by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows.

Automakers battle for high-tech dominance on the road to self-driving car
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Automakers battle for high-tech dominance on the road to self-driving car

At the recent Frankfurt Auto Show, Ford Motor Co unveiled a new feature that lets drivers pre-set their car to go at or just above the speed limit.

Google's self-driving car pulled over by a policeman for driving too slow
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Google's self-driving car pulled over by a policeman for driving too slow

Today, Google shared an image on its Google+ page showing how a policeman pulled over a self driving car. And for what? Driving too slowly!

China's Baidu to launch self driving car later this year: Report
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China's Baidu to launch self driving car later this year: Report

China's web service giant Baidu is set to launch its self-driving car in the second half of this year. The announcement was made by Baidu's senior vice-president Wang Jin at the China Cloud Computing Services Summit and was published by People's Daily.

Volvo plans to launch self-driving cars by 2017
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Volvo plans to launch self-driving cars by 2017

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars announced Thursday that it had completed designs for self-driving cars which it plans to put on the road in two years.

Navigation system for self-driving cars to be introduced soon
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Navigation system for self-driving cars to be introduced soon

A new software that allows a self-driving car to determine its location using a single video camera instead of several laser scanners can shave thousands of dollars from the cost of such vehicles.