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Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum:
Nexar AI dashcam app raises $10.5M, has profiled driving behavior of over 7M cars   —  If you've been out on the streets of Silicon Valley or New York City in the past nine months, there's a good chance that your bad driving habits have already been profiled by Nexar.
Jun 20, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Mark Harris / Backchannel:
Otto, founded by ex-Google engineers, exits stealth to sell self-driving kits for retrofitting semi-trailers   —  A group of ex-Google engineers have just launched Otto, an autonomous trucking startup  —  Otto's first vehicle is twice as long and six times as heavy as Google's cute prototype car …
May 17, 2016, 1:15 AMIn context
Mark Harris / Guardian:
Documents reveal Alphabet is testing solar-powered internet drones that use millimeter-wave transmissions   —  Project Skybender: Google's secretive 5G internet drone tests revealed  —  Trials at New Mexico's Spaceport Authority are using new millimetre wave technology to deliver data from drones - potentially 40 times faster than 4G
Jan 29, 2016, 9:35 PMIn context
Mark Harris / Guardian:
Documents show Apple held discussions with California DMV for self-driving car; Project Titan gets an Engineering Program Manager   —  Apple meets California officials to discuss self-driving car  —  The meeting in California, which is developing regulations for driverless vehicles …
Sep 18, 2015, 8:20 AMIn context
Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum:
Lidar sensors in most self-driving cars vulnerable to hacking with $60 off-the-shelf Raspberry Pi and a low-powered laser kit   —  Researcher Hacks Self-driving Car Sensors  —  The multi-thousand-dollar laser ranging (lidar) systems that most self-driving cars rely on to sense obstacles …
Sep 8, 2015, 3:50 AMIn context
Mark Harris / Guardian:
Documents show Apple has talked with GoMentum Station, a high-security road testing facility for autonomous and connected vehicles   —  Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving car  —  Exclusive: Correspondence obtained by the Guardian shows Project Titan is further along …
Aug 14, 2015, 3:11 PMIn context
Mark Harris / Guardian:
Google's NASA relationship lets it test 100-mph, 55-lb Project Wing drones in US as high as 400 feet over private land   —  Google is testing drones in US airspace by piggybacking on Nasa exemption  —  Documents show the tech company has skirted regulations for private firms for a year …
Aug 13, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Mark Harris / Guardian:
NASA and Verizon team up in $500K project to develop technology to monitor civilian and commercial drone use via cell towers, tests expected to begin in summer   —  Nasa and Verizon plan to monitor US drone network from phone towers  —  Exclusive: Federal agency is developing technology …
Jun 3, 2015, 8:55 PMIn context
Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum:
Google's first self-driving car and Street View cameras were developed by 510 Systems, a startup the company quietly bought in 2011   —  The Unknown Start-up That Built Google's First Self-Driving Car  —  Two of Google's signature innovations, Street View cameras and self-driving cars …
Nov 30, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Mark Harris / IEEE Spectrum:
How Google set some test parameters when it passed Nevada's autonomous vehicle testing license exam in 2012   —  How Google's Autonomous Car Passed the First U.S. State Self-Driving Test  —  Regulations governing Google's experimental self-driving cars will come into effect on California's roads starting 16 September.
Sep 14, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context

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