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Google's Waymo Self-Driving Car Crashes After Driver Falls Asleep

1 month ago   |   By Inquisitr

A Google self-driving car crashed into the street median earlier this summer, an accident that happened when the operator behind the wheel fell asleep during the test drive.
According to reporting from Jalopnik , the accident involving one of Google's Waymo units of self-driving cars occurred back in June on a freeway in Mountain View, California. Some who witnessed the vehicle's crash say the operator inside was noticeably sleeping, and it's possible that the self-driving mechanism on the car was disabled when the driver's foot accidentally nudged the gas pedal.
The operator did not...
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Tesla's Q3 2018 Autopilot data shows fewer accidents

Tesla's Q3 2018 Autopilot data shows fewer accidents

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

Public perception of self-driving cars isn't exactly rosy - and that's being generous. More than 60 percent of respondents to a recent Brookings poll said they were “not inclined” to ride in autonomous vehicles, and almost 70 percent of those surveyed by the AHAS expressed “concerns” about sharing the road with them. But Tesla say...
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U.S. will revise road safety rules for fully self-driving cars

U.S. will revise road safety rules for fully self-driving cars

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is moving ahead with plans to revise safety rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment like steering wheels, pedals, and mirrors, according to a document seen by Reuters. The auto safety agency, known as NHTSA, “intends to reconsider the...
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Insignia introduces new HomeKit-enabled Smart Garage Door Controller, currently priced at $45

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In the heat of the Black Friday deals, some carriers may slip in new products more or less worthy of attention. In this case, it's Verizon that added a new prepaid smartphone... Read more ...

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Today we've got a new Wear OS update version H, Inbox users are being pushed to the new Gmail, and a couple reviews of an Android TV and the Moto Z3. 9to5Google Daily is... Read more ...

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Enlarge / Giant PlayStation button icons. Shortly after E3 2019's dates were announced on Thursday, one major player in the gaming industry, Sony, confirmed that it will not... Read more ...

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Dark mode is a useful feature in apps because it helps reduce the overall glare that you get from an otherwise mostly-white interface. Even Google has found that dark mode... Read more ...

Apple partners with Moonlight movie studio to make feature-length films

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Enlarge Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal , Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a... Read more ...