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Competition has begun heating up as to who will be the first one to operate a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles, as demonstrated again by recent announcements from General Motors (GM) and Uber.  However, a lot of work is still needed to allow such vehicles to roam freely throughout our…

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Uber’s Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and his top aide have both been forced out of the company in an act of penance for the revelation that the company suffered a breach in October 2016 in which hackers stole personal data from 50,000,000 riders and 7,000,000 drivers, including 600,000…

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Uber’s self-driving project could have been a collaborative effort between the ride-hailing giant and a major automaker, according to a report by The Information. In the summer, Uber rejected an acquisition offer for the self-driving unit by an unnamed automaker. That led executives to discuss the possibility of further collaboration…

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Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive officer of Expedia Inc., speaks during the GeekWire Summit in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.Image: BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES By Kerry Flynn2017-08-28 03:54:05 UTC Uber, the ride-hailing company of our future, has a new leader. Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Expedia, will now be serving as…

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“Self-driving car engineer” is one of the latest buzzwords in the market. Many engineers are leaving their current job as they want to contribute to the autonomous car space or secure their future by working on cutting-edge technology. Autonomous cars popularity has also reflected on the learning platforms where content…

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After working with partners for over a year, ride-sharing app Lyft has announced it will create its own autonomous division, which will focus on all the self-driving parts apart from car manufacturing. The company will double the size of its workforce to build the hardware, software, and services. See Also:…

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