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How self-driving cars will cut accidents 90 percent (Q&A)

For Road Trip 2015, CNET talks with the University of Michigan's Peter Sweatman about the rapid merging of computers and cars, and the fake city in Ann Arbor where it's being put to the test.

By August 1, 2015


California does a reverse, releases reports of accidents involving self-driving cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles at first denied the Associated Press' request for the information, but has now changed course.

By June 18, 2015


Google teaching self-driving cars to drive like humans

Technically Incorrect: The company recognizes that its self-driving cars drive like robots, which isn't optimal behavior on roads populated by humans.

By September 28, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


Driving change: Ian Somerhalder says we need to 'humanize tech'

From CNET Magazine: By day, Ian Somerhalder plays a supernatural antihero on the popular TV series "The Vampire Diaries." The rest of the time, he's an activist and entrepreneur working to remind us what it means to be human.

By September 8, 2015


Google names new chief for self-driving car efforts

The tech giant appoints a CEO for its initiative to perfect the robo-car. It could also be a little closer to mass-manufacturing such vehicles.

By September 14, 2015


Riding in cars with bots

From CNET Magazine: If self-driving proponents have their say, the most gratifying part of future trips will be kicking up our feet to read a book while our cars automatically take us to our destinations.

By September 8, 2015


Rumored Moto X Force could be 'shatterproof'

According to new reports, the unannounced Motorola smartphone is touted to be more crack-resistant than today's models.

By September 2, 2015


Inrix pinpoints dangerous roads from crowdsourced car sensors

Traffic data aggregator Inrix launches its Road Weather service today, using sensor data from cars to pinpoint roads made dangerous by bad weather.

By September 1, 2015


Driver posing for selfie crashed into tree, police say

Technically Incorrect: A Maine man had seven people in his car. He still allegedly needed to pose with them for a photo.

By August 31, 2015