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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Jay Z's Roc Nation announces ARRIVE, to provide startups with “brand services, business development, advisory and capital”   —  Jay Z's new venture capital firm Arrive, has arrived — the rap and business mogul has been planning the launch for a while, according to reports …
Mar 6, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
After initially refusing, Uber says it will apply for a California DMV self-driving car testing permit   —  Uber is now in the process of getting a permit from the California DMV to resume testing its self-driving vehicles on public state roads.  Uber started testing its self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs …
Mar 2, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Microsoft open sources simulator that lets developers test autonomous drones, cars, robots, and more in a virtual environment   —  Microsoft has made available a beta version of an advanced virtual world for training autonomous drones, as well as other gadgets that move on their own.
Feb 15, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Waymo says disengagement rate per 1K miles driven autonomously dropped from 0.8 in 2015 to 0.2 in 2016, even while miles driven rose to 635K overall   —  Waymo's self-driving software had far fewer disengagements in 2016 than it did in 2015 in the state of California, despite a big increase in the number of miles driven overall.
Feb 1, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Report: Snap Inc. is working on adding lenses that can recognize and interact with landscapes, an extension of the current lenses that recognize faces   —  Snap, Inc. is working on an updated version of its in-app Snapchat lenses that would be able to recognize landscapes as well as faces …
Feb 1, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Tesla files suit against former Autopilot director, says he took proprietary information and tried to poach staff for his new self-driving car startup Aurora   —  Tesla has sued former employee Sterling Anderson, who acted as Director of its Autopilot Programs for just over a year, for breach of contract.
Jan 27, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Report: Amazon expands into sea freight deliveries, acting as a freight forwarder for 150+ ocean freight deliveries from China to US since October 2016   —  Amazon has begun shipping products from Chinese merchant partners to its U.S. warehouses via ocean freighters, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Jan 25, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber hires former Google search chief Amit Singhal as SVP of Engineering   —  Uber's latest hire has a storied and accomplished history in Silicon Valley - Amit Singhal, former Senior Vice President of Search and employee number 176 at Google, has joined the ride-hailing company as SVP of Engineering.
Jan 20, 2017, 1:22 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
NHTSA closes probe into June 2016 Tesla crash, clearing Autopilot of fault and praising its safety features, including a ~40% drop in crashes since introduction   —  The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released its full findings following the investigation …
Jan 19, 2017, 1:01 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Microsoft says it will double the size of its Montreal research and design office over two years and invest $7M in Montreal-based AI research over five years   —  Microsoft is following its acquisition of Montreal-based Maluuba with additional investment in the city that's become quite the artificial intelligence hotbed.
Jan 19, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context

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