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Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Volvo integrates Skype for Business in its 90 series vehicles   —  What do you do when your love of driving conflicts with your deep and abiding love of conference calls?  That's a question Volvo hopes it can finally answer, with the integration of Skype for Business directly into its 90 series cars …
Dec 31, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
HERE and Mobileye partner to create mapping services that can be used in self-driving cars, which require high-definition mapping data for navigation   —  More companies working on autonomous driving have decided to work together to pursue their goals; Nokia mapping spin-out Here is working with Mobileye …
Dec 29, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Ford debuts upgraded self-driving car with extra compute power, better vision with improved LiDAR sensors; Ford plans to triple fleet to 90 vehicles in 2017   —  Ford has developed a new generation of autonomous development vehicle, a hybrid Fusion that uses the same essential platform …
Dec 28, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Uber stops San Francisco self-driving pilot as California DMV revokes registrations on its vehicles; Uber says it will look to deploy vehicles elsewhere   —  Uber has confirmed that it will stop its self-driving pilot in San Francisco, following a meeting today with the California DMV and Attorney General's office.
Dec 21, 2016, 8:45 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Nintendo says Super Mario Run was downloaded 40M+ times in its first 4 days of availability, breaking iOS App Store records   —  Nintendo has confirmed what we all knew was likely - Super Mario Run got a lot of downloads at launch.  The company says that the app was downloaded …
Dec 21, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
California Attorney General insists Uber should immediately stop testing self-driving vehicles on public roads, or she'll seek injunctive relief   —  The California Department of Motor Vehicles sent Uber a notice asking it to terminate its pilot self-driving car service in San Francisco last week …
Dec 17, 2016, 9:30 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Mercedes-Benz starts testing Croove, a pure peer-to-peer car rental service in Munich; owners can rent out cars in good condition from any brand   —  It's become a well-trod refrain, but carmakers are looking at what comes after ownership, and car-sharing between individual owners and renters is one of those models.
Dec 16, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
California's Dept. of Motor Vehicles says Uber needs a permit for its self-driving cars in SF; Uber disagrees, as drivers are present during rides   —  Uberlaunched a small fleet of self-driving vehicles in San Francisco on Tuesday, but the second city to host the public test …
Dec 14, 2016, 1:15 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Google to spin off its self-driving car unit as a new company within Alphabet called Waymo; ex-Hyundai North America executive Jon Krafcik to be CEO   —  Dec 13, 2016, 9:16 amDec 13, 2016, 9:33 am  —  Google is spinning out its self-driving car unit as a separate company called Waymo, the company announced today.
Dec 13, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Snapchat adds 16-person ephemeral group messaging to its app, Shazam support, and new creative tools including paintbrush and scissors features   —  Snapchat has added some new features, including Groups, a new group chat that lets up to 16 friends share conversation and media.
Dec 13, 2016, 11:20 AMIn context

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